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  • LONDON, May 28- British Airways resumed some flights from Britain's two biggest airports on Sunday after a global computer system failure created chaos, but hundreds of passengers were still waiting for hours at London Heathrow. BA said it aimed to operate the majority of services from Heathrow and a near normal schedule from Gatwick, the capital's second...

  • LONDON, May 28- British Airways resumed some flights from Britain's two biggest airports on Sunday after a global computer system failure created chaos, but hundreds of passengers were still waiting for hours at London Heathrow. BA said it aimed to operate the majority of services from Heathrow and a near normal schedule from Gatwick, the capital's second...

  • BA said it aimed to operate the majority of services from London Heathrow on Sunday and a near normal schedule from Gatwick, the capital's second busiest airport. Heathrow authorities, however, said they expected further delays and cancellations of BA flights. Heathrow told passengers not to travel to the airport unless they were rebooked on other flights.

  • Travellers stranded outside the entrances of Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 after British Airways flights were cancelled are seen at Heathrow Airport in west London on May 27, 2017. British Airways said May 27 that it had cancelled all its flights out of major London airports Heathrow and Gatwick after an IT systems failure, warning people not to travel to the congested hubs. People outside the entrances said that they are not being allowed to enter the terminal.

    British Airways resumed some flights from Britain's two biggest airports on Sunday after a global computer system failure sowed chaos.

  • *Cancelled all flights from Heathrow, Gatwick on Sat. BA said it aimed to operate a near normal schedule of flights from Gatwick airport and the majority of flights from Heathrow on Sunday, but Heathrow Airport told passengers not to travel to the airport unless they were rebooked on other flights. "We are continuing to work hard to restore all of our IT systems and...

  • *Cancelled all flights from Heathrow, Gatwick on Sat. "We are continuing to work hard to restore all of our IT systems and are aiming to operate a near normal schedule at Gatwick and the majority of services from Heathrow on Sunday," BA said in a statement. British Airways cancelled all its flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday after a power...

  • A commercial airliner lands at Washington Dulles International Airport.

    British Airways says travelers are facing delays because of a failure of its computer systems worldwide.

  • A cure for travel troubles

    CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports from Dallas-Fort Worth airport about the efforts to help combat travel stress with therapy dogs and sleeping pods. Jay Walker, Upside Travel CEO and Priceline founder, weighs in.

  • Trump's ban of 7 countries exclusively is 'unnecessary': Bill Bratton

    I think you can tighten the vetting process, says Bill Bratton, Teneo Risk executive chairman, and former NYPD commissioner, discussing President Trump's proposed travel ban on people from several Muslim-majority countries, what America needs to do to increase security awareness, and the TSA's screening of electronic devices at airports.

  • Tired and cranky at the airport? Minute Suites offers tired travelers a place to 'chill'

    CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on one company that provides airport sleeping pods for people craving some peace and privacy while waiting for their flights.

  • New TSA security measures warranted?

    Former TSA Administrator John Pistole and Ben Baldanza, former Spirit Airlines CEO, discuss the tighter security practices that the TSA is trialing at some airports and what it means for airline travel.

  • TSA tightens security screening for air travelers

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is testing new procedures that will require travelers to unpack electronics from carry-on bags for separate screening, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • The EU fears the United States has already made up its mind to extend the ban on flights from Europe to the United States and has told airports and airlines to be prepared, according to notes from a meeting, seen by Reuters, in which the European Commission debriefed industry representatives and member states on the result of talks with the United States.

  • LIMA, May 22- Peru has canceled a $525 million contract with a Peruvian-Argentine consortium to build an airport near the city of Cusco because of financing concerns, the transportation minister said late on Sunday just hours before resigning. The consortium Kuntur Wasi, including Argentina's Corporacion America and Peru's Andino Investment Holding,...

  • LONDON, May 19- If you fly into London City in two years' time, air traffic controllers won't see your plane through a window but will guide it down from screens 70 miles away as the airport becomes one of the first in a major capital to use a digital control tower. The airport, which is undergoing a 350 million pound expansion, is located near the Canary Wharf financial...

  • SEATTLE, May 17- Alaska Air Group said on Wednesday it plans to begin scheduled flights from a second Seattle- area airport next year, giving it exclusive access to a growing part of the Pacific Northwest' s Puget Sound region. Alaska Air's plan to fly Boeing Co 737 and Embraer 175 jets from Paine Field in Everett, Washington, starting in the fall of 2018 marks the first...

  • DUBAI, May 17- An expansion of Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport has been delayed by a year until 2018, the airport's operator said on Wednesday. Al Maktoum International, located on the edge of Dubai, is being gradually ramped up to take over from Dubai International Airport, currently the world's busiest and home to state-owned Emirates Airline.

  • DUBAI, May 17- An expansion of Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport has been delayed by a year until 2018, the airport's operator said on Wednesday. Al Maktoum International, located on the edge of Dubai, is being gradually ramped up to take over from Dubai International Airport, currently the world's busiest and home to state-owned Emirates Airline.

  • 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.