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  • DECISION ON UK AIRPORT EXPANSION WILL BE MADE BY CABINET SUB-COMMITTEE, WHICH IS DUE TO MEET NEXT WEEK- UK PM MAY SPOKESWOMAN.

  • PARIS, Oct 18- Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Tuesday it would invest 1.4 billion euros to double the capacity of its logistics activities at Charles de Gaulle International Airport in the Paris suburb of Roissy. The initial investment by the U.S-listed firm will amount to 200 million euros for the extension of its facility in Roissy, the remaining...

  • HKIA is making a push for retail

    Fred Lam, CEO at the Airport Authority Hong Kong, talks about the development of HKIA's new infrastructure developments, such as the SkyCity project.

  • BRASILIA, Oct 17- Singapore Changi Airport is seeking a potential new partner for its investment in Rio de Janeiro's Galeão international airport, the head of the company running the concession said on Monday. Luiz Rocha told reporters, after meeting with Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles, that Changi was seeking a possible new investor in case its...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 13- Flights in Argentina were returning to normal on Thursday after pilots and other workers at two of its largest airlines went on strike or stopped working to hold assemblies in a campaign for higher salaries. "Starting at 10 a.m. the resolution was agreed to although it will likely take the whole day to normalize operations," an APLA...

  • Beijing's new airport may become the world's largest

    China will complete the first phase of an expansive new airport in Beijing, which could eventually make it the world's largest, by 2019.

  • *May to choose between expansion at Heathrow, Gatwick. May will either support plans for a new runway west of London at Heathrow, the busiest airport in both Britain and Europe, or at Gatwick to the south. At $22 billion, Heathrow would be the more expensive project and face legal challenges over its environmental impact on densely populated west London.

  • LONDON, Oct 10- The British government decision on whether to build new airport capacity at London's Heathrow or Gatwick will be announced in October, the Prime Minister's spokesman said on Monday. Prime Minister Theresa May had said earlier this month that the decision would be made "shortly". Heathrow, Britain and Europe's busiest airport, and smaller rival...

  • *May to choose between expansion at Heathrow, Gatwick. May will either support plans for a new runway west of London at Heathrow, the busiest airport in both Britain and Europe, or at Gatwick to the south. At $22 billion, Heathrow would be the more expensive project and face legal challenges over its environmental impact on densely populated west London.

  • Atlanta- based Delta Airlines said 130 flights were canceled on Thursday after the airline halted operations at southern Florida airports including Miami. A further 150 will be canceled on Friday as Florida airports further north such as Orlando are affected. A spokeswoman for Chicago- based United Airlines said the company canceled 180 flights from...

  • Atlanta- based Delta Airlines said 130 flights were canceled on Thursday after the airline halted operations at southern Florida airports including Miami. A further 150 will be canceled on Friday as Florida airports further north such as Orlando are affected. A spokeswoman for Chicago- based United Airlines said the company canceled 180 flights from...

  • LONDON, Oct 6- London's Heathrow airport could build a third runway without breaking European pollution laws, according to research published before a British government decision on airport expansion, the BBC reported on Thursday. In a potential boost to Heathrow, research from the University of Cambridge showed that any increased levels of poisonous...

  • KIGALI, Sept 28- Rwanda's national airline said it expects the number of its passengers to rise to one million over the next five years, boosted by the launch of new routes after the acquisition of new Airbus planes. John Mirenge, the company chief executive officer, said at a ceremony to receive the plane at Kanombe International Airport in the capital Kigali that...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 21- Argentina will invest 22.2 billion pesos over the next three years to modernize the country's airports to increase passenger capacity and boost air cargo shipments, the country's transportation minister said on Wednesday. Argentina's rail capacity lags far behind rival agricultural powerhouses like Brazil and the United States,...

  • ATHENS, Sept 21- Greece on Wednesday ratified a 7 billion-euro plan to turn a derelict former airport into one of Europe's biggest coastal resorts, as agreed with international lenders as a condition of fresh bailout aid. One abandoned plan was to create a financial district similar to London's Canary Wharf. Backed by Chinese conglomerate Fosun, an Abu Dhabi-...

  • Sept 20- One of the two investors in Puerto Rico's largest airport is exploring selling a 50 percent stake in a joint venture that runs it under a lease agreement with the Caribbean island's government, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The move comes as passenger traffic at the airport has proved resilient in the face of Puerto Rico's $70 billion...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 12- Chicago would sell up to $3.5 billion of revenue bonds this year for its O'Hare International Airport under proposals approved on Monday by the city council's finance committee. Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed refunding up to $1.5 billion of general airport revenue bonds through Bank of America Merrill Lynch to save an estimated $187.2 million,...

  • LONDON, Sept 12- London's Heathrow Airport, which is battling Gatwick for government approval for an extra runway, said it handled a record 7.34 million passengers in August, with more flying to the Middle East and Latin America. The British government is expected to rule in the coming weeks on whether to build a third runway at Heathrow or its rival Gatwick after a...

  • "It is important to maintain cautious optimism as we navigate through 2016," ACI World Director General Angela Gittens said in a news release. While the highest number of passengers, 2.46 billion, went through the Asia-Pacific region in 2015, up 8.6 percent from a year earlier, Atlanta's Hartsfield- Jackson remained the world's busiest airport, the report said.

  • London's City Airport shut down by protestors

    All airport operations were suspended after Black Lives Matter protestors gained access to the runway.