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  • CHICAGO— A day after viral videos of a bloodied man being dragged off an overbooked United Express flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport by aviation security fueled criticism of the airline, Twitter users poked fun at the airline's tactics. Jimmy Kimmel quickly reacted to the controversy on his ABC late night show Monday, with a fake United...

  • CHICAGO— Below is the text of the letter United Airlines' parent company CEO Oscar Munoz sent to employees after a passenger was dragged from a United plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Like you, I was upset to see and hear about what happened last night aboard United Express Flight 3411 headed from Chicago to Louisville. On Sunday, April 9, after...

  • CHICAGO— The latest on an incident in which a passenger was dragged from a United Airlines plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport:. The CEO of United Airlines' parent company is supporting the way his employees handled an incident with a passenger who did not want to go after being asked to leave a plane on Sunday night at Chicago's O'Hare Airport.

  • The future of flying looks straight out of Star Trek

    Airbus releases concept designs to illustrate the direction they want air travel to go.

  • NEW YORK, April 5- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA will launch nonstop transatlantic flights from two more U.S. airports this fall, the airline announced on Wednesday, ramping up pressure on larger carriers to compete with the emerging low-fare airline. Beginning in mid-September, Norwegian will offer nonstop flights from Denver International and Seattle-Tacoma...

  • No question there is bipartisan support for infrastructure: Bill Rudin

    Bill Rudin, Rudin Management Company, provides highlights from the White House CEO summit, including talk about shortening the timeline on infrastructure projects and the outlook for tax reform. There was a lot of talk about creating jobs of the future, says Rudin.

  • Airline expansion plans include new routes this summer

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports several major carriers are adding new routes to accommodate the consumer demand.

  • The gains helped drive Mexico's benchmark IPC stock index up about 0.6 percent. Mexico's peso and Brazil's real gained on Monday as traders remained cautious amid lingering uncertainty over Trump's ability to make good on pledges of tax cuts and fiscal spending. Brazil's Supreme Electoral Tribunal will begin proceedings on charges of illegal campaign...

  • American Airlines CEO on how to fix air traffic control

    American Airlines CEO Doug Parker gives his views on the country's air travel infrastructure and air traffic control privatization.

  • KIGALI, March 31- Shares in I&M Bank Rwanda jumped 11 percent following their market debut on Friday, a boost to the local bourse amid signs of declining interest from investors in frontier markets. The government offered 99,030,400 shares in the lender, a 19.81 percent stake, raising 8.9 billion francs for the construction of a second airport near the capital.

  • LIMA, March 28- A Boeing jet operated by Peruvian Airlines caught fire on Tuesday while landing at an airport near the Andean town of Jauja in central Peru after it swerved on the runway, but there were no serious injuries, a government minister said. Peruvian Airlines said in a statement that the Boeing 737-300 jet drove off the runway for unspecified reasons...

  • LIMA, March 28- A Boeing jet operated by Peruvian Airlines caught fire on Tuesday while landing at an airport near the Andean town of Jauja in central Peru after it swerved on the runway, but there were no serious injuries, a government minister said. Peruvian Airlines said in a statement that the Boeing 737-300 jet drove off the runway for unspecified reasons...

  • LIMA, March 28- A Boeing jet operated by Peruvian Airlines caught fire on Tuesday while landing at an airport near the Andean town of Jauja in central Peru after it swerved on the runway, but there were no serious injuries, a government minister said. Peruvian Airlines said in a statement that the Boeing 737-300 jet drove off the runway for unspecified reasons...

  • LIMA, March 28- A Boeing jet operated by Peruvian Airlines caught fire on Tuesday while landing at an airport near the Andean town of Jauja in central Peru after it swerved on the runway, but there were no serious injuries, a government minister said. Peruvian Airlines said in a statement that the Boeing 737-300 jet drove off the runway for unspecified reasons...

  • Speaking to the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations, Alexandre de Juniac, director general and chief executive of the International Air Transport Association, questioned the efficacy of the ban, which prohibits electronics larger than a cellphone on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa.

  • JOHANNESBURG, March 28- South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said "let's wait and see" when asked about reports that President Jacob Zuma was set to remove him, as he arrived back from an investor roadshow in Britain on Zuma's orders. Gordhan told reporters shortly after landing at Johannesburg's international airport that he was focused on restoring...

  • Air traffic control congestion relief

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at how a new air traffic control system could improve the flying experience for travelers.

  • DUBAI, March 23- A ban on most carry-on electronics on flights to the United States will not significantly affect passenger numbers at Dubai International, where flights depart to 12 U.S. cities daily, the airport's chief executive said on Thursday. Dubai International, the world's busiest international airport, is targeting 89 million passengers this year.

  • *Britain follows U.S. lead, citing security concerns. WASHINGTON/ LONDON March 21- The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. President Donald Trump was...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- U.S. restrictions on what electronic devices passengers can carry aboard airline flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa will be in place for the "foreseeable future," a U.S. government official said.