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  • AMERICAN AIRLINES SEES SPIRIT AIRLINES AS ITS LARGEST COMPETITOR OUT OF DALLAS-FORT WORTH INTL AIRPORT- PRESIDENT.

  • *Air Berlin has 65 code shares with Etihad. FRANKFURT, Oct 13- The United Arab Emirates is seeking talks this week aimed at gaining Germany's approval for code share flights operated by Air Berlin and Abu Dhabi- based Etihad, a shareholder in Air Berlin. Berlin, Air Berlin's home hub, is not among the four German airports that UAE carriers may fly to.

  • PARIS, Oct 12- Aeroports de Paris, the operator of Paris' Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports, forecast on Monday that core profit would rise by as much as two-fifths over the next five years as demand for air travel continues to grow. He declined to comment on a report by Bloomberg that the state was considering selling part of its holding in Aeroports de Paris to...

  • Southwest hit by tech glitches; flights delayed Sunday, 11 Oct 2015 | 1:54 PM ET
    View of Southwest Airlines planes parked at the Denver International Airport.

    Southwest Air says technology issues have delayed some flights as airline employees have to process travelers manually.

  • US to Europe for just $69 Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    US to Europe for just $69

    Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA hopes to sell one-way tickets to Europe for $69 as early as 2017 by flying from U.S. airports that have low fees, Chief Executive Officer Bjørn Kjos said in an interview Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 6- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA hopes to sell one-way tickets to Europe for $69 as early as 2017 by flying from U.S. airports that have low fees, Chief Executive Officer Bjorn Kjos said in an interview Tuesday. Europe's third-largest budget airline is considering flights to Edinburgh and Bergen, Norway from U.S. airports that have little to no...

  • TALIBAN FIGHTERS ATTEMPTING TO SEIZE CONTROL OF AIRPORT IN AFGHAN CITY KUNDUZ- SECURITY OFFICIAL.

  • Berlin's Tegel airport: the never ending story? Friday, 18 Sep 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    BERLIN, Sept 18- It's squat, ungainly and showing its age, but Berlin's Tegel airport is still defying retirement. Its concrete architecture contrasts sharply with the gleaming steel and glass structures favoured by modern hubs in London, Frankfurt and Paris. "The last time I was here was 2002, and nothing much has changed since then," said Simon Wilson, a 55- year old...

  • Sept 17- American Airlines on Thursday said it was working to get customers in the air after technical problems caused it to halt flights to three of its hub airports. Some 525 flights on American Airlines were delayed and five canceled on Thursday, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware.com. In April, American Airlines delayed flights when an iPad...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 17- American Airlines Group Inc said it has halted flights to three of its hubs on Thursday amid technical issues the carrier was trying to fix. American, the world's largest airline, stopped flights headed to Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago O'Hare and Miami international airports from taking off. Some 262 flights on American Airlines have reported...

  • FRANKFURT/ BERLIN, Sept 8- Lufthansa failed in a legal bid to halt a pilot strike planned for Wednesday which has resulted in about 1,000 flights being cancelled, as the airline's dispute with crews escalated. "We cannot rule out further strikes this week," union spokesman Markus Wahl said at Frankfurt airport on Tuesday. It drew a defiant response from Germany's...

  • DEALTALK-Dozen-plus suitors circling French airports Monday, 7 Sep 2015 | 11:32 AM ET

    *France to sell 60 pct of both Nice and Lyon airports. LONDON, Sept 7- Bidders are queuing up for the privatisation of France's Nice Cote d'Azur and Lyon-Saint-Exupery airports, four sources familiar with the matter said, hoping to land growing returns on the back of rising air traffic. The airport on the French Riviera is a trophy asset with a total value of at least...

  • AIRPORT DEAL WITH FRAPORT EXPECTED TO BE CONCLUDED THIS YEAR BUT WILL TAKE SEVERAL MONTHS BEFORE GREECE RECEIVES THE MONEY- PRIVATISATION AGENCY CHIEF.

  • And the world's busiest airport is... Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 12:56 PM ET
    Airline jets come and go at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta.

    A report released on Monday by the Airports Council International lists the busiest airports in the world in 2014.

  • MOSCOW, Aug 28- Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Friday that will likely place Moscow's second-largest airport, Sheremetyevo, under the control of his businessman friend Arkady Rotenberg, an industry source said. Sheremetyevo, home to Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot, has fallen behind privately owned Moscow rival Domodedovo in terms...

  • Making airports more efficient Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 1:38 PM ET
    Making airports more efficient

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports GPS-based technology NextGen is the future for air travel. FAA administrator Michael Huerta, discusses the plans for performance based navigation.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Aug 19- Britain's air safety investigator on Wednesday blamed a short-circuit involving a lithium-metal battery for a 2013 fire on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner parked at London's Heathrow Airport and called for further scrutiny and testing of lithium batteries on all aircraft. Boeing shares fell 1.3 percent to $142.66 on the New York Stock...

  • LONDON, Aug 19- A fire on a Boeing Dreamliner jet parked at London's Heathrow Airport in 2013 was most likely caused by a short-circuit, Britain's Air Accident Investigation Branch said in its final report on the incident on Wednesday. Runways at Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, were briefly closed as fire-fighters dealt with the blaze on the 787- Dreamliner...

  • America's infrastructure? 'Dumb as we want to be': Tom Friedman

    Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, discusses why it's time for Congress to pass a transportation bill to fund the rebuilding of America's crumbing roads, railways, and airports.

  • Race to rebuild America's crumbling airports Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 7:16 AM ET
    Race to rebuild America's crumbling airports

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Denver International Airport - the nation's newest airport - with a look at the deterioration of America's airports and why it pays to invest in out-of-date infrastructures.