Transportation Infrastructure Airport Services

  • HAVANA, Aug 4- Cuba has chosen French firms Bouygues and Groupe ADP to modernize, expand and operate its Jose Marti International Airport in Havana to cope with a tourism boom. Foreign visitors to the Caribbean island jumped by 12 percent in the first half of 2016, the Tourism Ministry said on Tuesday, putting Cuba on track to a new annual record and its ageing...

  • HAVANA, Aug 3- Cuba said on Wednesday it had chosen two French firms, construction group Bouygues and Aeroports de Paris SA, to modernize, expand and operate its Jose Marti International Airport in Havana to cope with a boom in tourism. The Transport Ministry said Cuba selected Bouygues because of its track record in the construction sector in Cuba and Aeroports...

  • LONDON, July 27- Britain's government has approved a 344 million pounds expansion to London City Airport, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday. London City is located a few miles east of the Canary Wharf financial district and mostly handles short-haul flights to business destinations within Europe. Hammond is keen to boost investment and...

  • JAKARTA, July 27- Indonesia's president on Wednesday appointed a new cabinet, aimed at increasing the effectiveness of his team and boosting growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy. -Finance minister: World Bank managing director Sri Mulyani Indrawati. -Coordinating minister for maritime affairs: Luhut Pandjaitan, who was coordinating minister for...

  • July 20- Delta Air Lines Inc said its $1.9 billion plan to upgrade its terminals at Los Angeles International Airport were approved by the airport on Wednesday. Under a lease approved by Los Angeles World Airports' Board of Airport Commissioners, the carrier will connect terminals 2 and 3 over the next seven years and relocate there from terminals 5 and 6..

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- Four U.S. carriers have won tentative approval to launch daytime U.S. flights to Tokyo's Haneda airport as early as this fall, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Wednesday. Approvals were given to Delta for flights from Los Angeles and Minneapolis, Hawaiian from Honolulu, American from Los Angeles, and United from San Francisco.

  • A plane takes off from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Irving, Texas.

    The world's fourth busiest airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International, briefly closed runways, reported WFAA news.

  • Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on Wednesday he is tentatively approving daytime flights to Japan's Haneda Airport from the United States for American Airlines Group Inc, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines Inc, and United Airlines Inc.. The proposed U.S. cities are Los Angeles, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Minneapolis and are scheduled to start as...

  • UNITED CEO HAS STARTED REVIEW OF MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE, MODERNIZING IT SYSTEMS, ROLE OF AIRPORTS IN NETWORK- LETTER.

  • other emerging assets@ LONDON, July 18- Turkish stocks fell 5 percent and bond yields rose on Monday when the country's markets re-opened after Friday's foiled coup, though there was little sign of significant contagion into other emerging assets. Tourism-related stocks fared worst, with airport operator TAV down 11 percent and Turkish Airlines falling...

  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers canceled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers cancelled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • July 15- Airlines diverted flights en route to Turkey and canceled departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport as a coup attempt unfolded on Friday, pitting Turkey's military against supporters of President Tayyip Erdogan. A Reuters witness heard a loud explosion at Ataturk Airport. Television images showed tanks parked in front, while scores of people...

  • July 15- Airlines diverted flights en route to Turkey and canceled departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport as a coup attempt unfolded in the country on Friday, pitting Turkey's military against supporters of President Tayyip Erdogan. A Reuters witness heard a loud explosion at Ataturk Airport. Television images showed tanks parked in front, while scores...

  • July 15- Flights to Turkey diverted and departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport were canceled as a coup attempt unfolded in the country on Friday and Turkey's military said it had seized power. A British Airways flight to Istanbul diverted to Sofia, Bulgaria, and a Lufthansa flight to Istanbul returned to its origin in Frankfurt, company spokeswomen told...

  • July 15- Flights to Turkey diverted and departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport were canceled as a coup attempt unfolded in the country on Friday and Turkey's military said it had seized power. A British Airways flight to Istanbul diverted to Sofia, Bulgaria, and a Lufthansa flight to Istanbul returned to its origin in Frankfurt, company spokeswomen told...

  • MONTERREY, July 7- Mexican construction firm ICA will bid to build runways and a terminal at Mexico City's new airport, local media reported on Thursday. Luis Zarate, chief executive of ICA, told the newspaper La Jornada that the firm will present documents to participate in a runway bid with a consortium of domestic and foreign firms on Aug. 8.

  • FRANKFURT, July 6- The sale of loss-making German airport Frankfurt-Hahn to a Chinese investor appears close to collapse, the airport's local government owner said on Wednesday, after the buyer failed to make an initial payment last week. "Talks in Shanghai seem to point towards a collapse of the sale to SYT," said Roger Lewentz, the interior minister for the...

  • *Many new airports built but idle as no flights. NEW DELHI, July 1- India will push to get 90 new airports up and running over the next 12 months, under a government plan to service smaller cities that have missed out on the country's air travel boom, officials said on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to accelerate growth in the world's fastest expanding...

  • LONDON, June 30- Britain will not decide where to build a new runway at a London airport until at least October due to the political turmoil following Britons' vote to leave the European Union, Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin said on Thursday. Heathrow, Britain and Europe's busiest airport, has been campaigning for 25 years to build an extra runway and a...