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  • Fears that a bomb could be concealed in electronic devices prompted the United States to announce in March it would restrict passengers from bringing devices larger than cellphones on flights originating from 10 airports, including in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey. He also said any expansion could affect international airports in...

  • DUBAI, May 16- Turkey's TAV is in talks with banks to get the $250 million it needs to develop three airports in Saudi Arabia, the airport operator's president Mustafa Sani ener said on Tuesday. TAV Airports Holding, in partnership with Al Rajhi Holding Group, was chosen to develop and operate Saudi Arabia's Yanbu, Qassim and Hail international airports.

  • RONKONKOMA, N.Y.— Smoke in the cockpit forced an American Eagle flight to return to an airport on New York's Long Island. Newsday reports that the flight was carrying 40 passengers to Philadelphia. The Federal Aviation Administration says the twin-engine turboprop de Havilland DH8 landed safely at Long Island MacArthur Airport before 7 a.m. Tuesday.

  • Surveillance video from a nearby business shows the moment a jet crashed near a small airport outside New York City and burst into flames. The Learjet 35 went down Monday afternoon near Teterboro Airport, killing both crew members. No one else was onboard the aircraft, which was coming from Philadelphia.

  • CARLSTADT, N.J.— A jet trying to land at a small airport near New York City crashed less than a mile from the runway among small warehouses and industrial buildings Monday, killing two crew members and sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air. Police said no passengers were aboard the Learjet 35 when it went down around 3:30 p.m. a...

  • Celebrities who are sick of being stalked by photographers at Los Angeles International Airport can now find some privacy— not to mention luxury— at a new terminal. The terminal is available to anyone who can afford fees up to $4,000 for a single flight. When it's time to catch their flights, passengers get a ride in shiny BMW sedans across the runway and straight to...

  • WASHINGTON/ BRUSSELS, May 12- U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security issues at a meeting in Brussels next week, including possibly expanding the number of airports that ban passengers from carrying electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard flights, a European Commission spokeswoman said on Friday. Homeland Security spokesman...

  • WASHINGTON/ BRUSSELS, May 12- U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security issues at a meeting in Brussels next week, including possibly expanding the number of airports that ban passengers from carrying electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard flights, a European Commission spokeswoman said on Friday. Homeland Security spokesman...

  • WASHINGTON/ BRUSSELS, May 12- U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security at a high-level meeting in Brussels next week, including possible expansion of the number of airports where passengers are banned from carrying electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard flights, a European Union official said on Friday. The official said U.S....

  • The afternoon meeting included high level executives from Delta Air Lines Inc, United Airlines Inc, American Airlines Group Inc and trade group Airlines for America, the sources said. In March, the United States announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because...

  • May 11- Spirit Airlines Inc said on Thursday it had reached a deal with an airline pilots union to extend indefinitely a temporary restraining order issued by a U.S. court directing its pilots to return to work after a labor dispute. On Monday, Spirit Airlines passengers brawled in a Florida airport after the carrier canceled flights due to the work slowdown.

  • SAO PAULO, May 10- Argentina's Corporación América SA will take bids for minority stakes in both its Brazilian airports by the end of May as it seeks funds to expand in the country, newspaper Valor Econômico said on Wednesday. According to the report in Valor, the company has hired Itaú Unibanco Holding SA's investment banking unit to explore a sale of up to 49...

  • In March, the U.S. announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a concealed bomb could be installed in electronic devices taken onto aircraft. One European official acknowledged that the expanded ban could affect flights to the United States from Britain.

  • In March, the U.S. announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a concealed bomb could be installed in electronic devices taken onto aircraft. One European official acknowledged that the expanded ban could affect flights to the United States from Britain.

  • Despite a string of violent incidents, airline satisfaction is at an all-time high

    Airline satisfaction is at an all-time high despite string of violent incidents. Here's why.

  • NEW YORK, May 10- Video of brawling U.S. airline passengers emerged on Wednesday for the second day in a row, this time showing two men going at it on a Southwest Airlines flight that had just landed on Sunday in Burbank, California. Another passenger brawl had erupted on Monday at Florida's Fort-Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, where...

  • May 9- Spirit Airlines Inc passengers brawled in a Florida airport late on Monday after the budget carrier, which is in dispute with its pilots, canceled several flights. The cancellations, which sparked chaos that ended with three arrests at Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport, were the latest of about 300 the airline has made in the past week alone.

  • May 9- Spirit Airlines Inc passengers brawled in a Florida airport late on Monday after the carrier, which is in dispute with its pilots, canceled several flights leading to chaos and three arrests. The flight cancellations at Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport were just the latest of hundreds the airline has made in recent weeks.

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    Security wrestled with unruly passengers as punches flew, leading to at least three arrests. NBCNews reports.

  • May 9- A busy Florida airport descended into chaos after Spirit Airlines Inc canceled nearly a dozen flights due to a labor dispute with pilots, stranding hundreds of passengers and leading to multiple skirmishes. Cellphone video footage of the scene inside the Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport late on Monday showed people falling onto the...