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Transportation Infrastructure Airport Services

  • MEXICO CITY, Jan 6- A consortium including a construction company controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim has clinched the terminal project at Mexico City's new $13 billion airport, Mexican officials said on Friday. The construction arm of Slim's Grupo Carso and his majority-owned FCC submitted a bid of 84.8 billion Mexican pesos for the project, which is due to...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport and surrounding roadways on Wednesday, his latest salvo in a roughly $100 billion push statewide to bring decaying old infrastructure into the modern era. A proposed expansion of the Van Wyck Expressway, which leads to the airport, would cost...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport and surrounding roadways on Wednesday, his latest salvo in a roughly $100 billion push statewide to bring decaying old infrastructure into the modern era. Those changes could cost up to $8 billion, with a proposed expansion of the Van Wyck...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport and surrounding roadways on Wednesday, his latest salvo in a roughly $100 billion push statewide to bring decaying old infrastructure into the modern era. Those changes could cost up to $8 billion, with a proposed expansion of the Van Wyck...

  • Jet Airways planes

    After a long rough patch, Indian aviation is finally booming, but that growth is now taking a toll on the industry's infrastructure.

  • ABUJA, Jan 3- Nigeria plans to close the airport in the capital Abuja for six weeks from 8 March to repair its runway, the aviation ministry said on Tuesday, pushing the move back later than previously scheduled. The decision to shut the airport and divert Abuja- bound flights to Kaduna, an airport used primarily for domestic flights about 160 km to the north, was taken...

  • Travelers wait in line at O'Hare International Airport on December 23, 2016.

    A four-hour outage for Customs and Border Protection left throngs of people dealing with significant delays, NBC News reports.

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 29- Berlin's long-delayed new airport is unlikely to open as planned next year, the chief executive told a German newspaper on Thursday, following a report that said completion of the project had been pushed back to 2018.. Despite Germany's reputation for engineering and organisational prowess, red tape and technical problems have repeatedly...

  • Dec 27- United Continental Holdings Inc will install new conveyor belts and take other steps to improve worker safety at its Newark Liberty International Airport hub in New Jersey, after federal inspectors found hazardous conditions in its baggage handling operations there. The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday said the accord resolves its August 2015...

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 26- Mexico's peso and bourse slipped on Monday, in a session marked by light trading thanks to the U.S. Mexico's peso weakened 0.15 percent to 20.627 per dollar. In Brazil, the benchmark Bovespa index rose 1.18 percent to 58,620 points, helped by shares of miner Vale, which rose despite a fall in Chinese iron ore prices.

  • Asheville skyline

    A number of travel experts are recommending a list of domestic hot spots for would-be vacationers.

  • ALLENTOWN, Pa., Dec 23- A cargo plane emblazoned with " Prime Air" descended from an empty sky at Lehigh Valley International Airport on Tuesday, ninety minutes from the bustle of New York City, loaded with crates of goods during the peak holiday shopping season. Exclusive payload data reviewed by Reuters and interviews with airport officials around the country...

  • *Concerns about security on road to Abuja. ABUJA/ LAGOS, Dec 20- Nigeria will close the airport in the capital Abuja for six weeks from February to repair its badly damaged runway, the government said on Tuesday, after airlines threatened to stop flying there. Flights to Abuja will be diverted to Kaduna, an airport used primarily for domestic flights and where...

  • LONDON, Dec 20- A strike planned for Dec. 23 and 24 by over 1,500 baggage-handlers, check-in staff and cargo crew at airports across Britain has been cancelled, the Unite union said on Tuesday. The action, over a pay dispute, was called off after talks at the conciliation service Acas. The stoppage was part of a wave of planned Christmas strikes by groups including rail...

  • *Concerns about security on road to Abuja. ABUJA/ LAGOS, Dec 20- Nigeria will close the airport in the capital Abuja for six weeks from February to repair its badly damaged runway, the government said on Tuesday, after airlines threatened to stop flying there. Flights to Abuja will be diverted to Kaduna, a tiny airport for domestic flights where airlines use...

  • Joshua Aaron's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, made the remarks during a hearing in federal court in Manhattan, a day after his client was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport after being deported from Russia. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain that Aaron, 32, had been trying for months to return to the United States from Russia and came back after having "...

  • Travelers list best and worst airports in US

    A new survey reveals customer satisfaction with US airports is at an all-time high this year.

  • Passengers arrive for their flights at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at which airports ranked best in traveler satisfaction and which ones need to open up their runways to infrastructure cash.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 14- An American was taken into U.S. custody on Wednesday after arriving from Russia to face charges that he helped orchestrate a massive computer hacking and fraud scheme that included an attack against JPMorgan Chase& Co, prosecutors said. Joshua Aaron, 32, was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York after being deported from...

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 7- A consortium including billionaire Carlos Slim's building unit submitted the lowest bid on Wednesday in a tender for the terminal project at Mexico City's new $13 billion airport as the telecoms tycoon looks to edge out two rivals for the deal. The construction arm of Slim's Grupo Carso and his majority-owned FCC, submitted a bid of 84.8...