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  • Dubai- based Emirates already operates four daily flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, including one with a stop off in Milan. "We look forward to briefing President-elect Donald Trump and his new administration on the massive, unfair subsidies that the UAE and Qatar give to their state-owned Gulf carriers," said Jill Zuckman, chief...

  • Dubai- based Emirates already operates four daily flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, with a stop off in Milan. "We look forward to briefing President-elect Donald Trump and his new administration on the massive, unfair subsidies that the UAE and Qatar give to their state-owned Gulf carriers," said Jill Zuckman, chief spokesperson for the...

  • PARIS, Jan 19- Europe's largest construction and concessions group Vinci will submit a bid for the construction of the new Mumbai airport in the coming weeks, its chairman and chief executive told Reuters on Thursday. "We are associated with Tata for the new Mumbai airport. The Navi Mumbai airport is a new greenfield project, aiming to ease congestion at the...

  • KADUNA, Nigeria Jan 16- A new terminal at northern Nigeria's Kaduna airport is still under construction with cables hanging from ceilings less than two months before it is due to become an aviation hub when the capital's airport closes temporarily for runway repairs. Nigeria plans to shut Abuja airport for six weeks from March 8 to repair its runway and divert...

  • TORONTO, Jan 14- Privately held Canadian carrier Porter Airlines said flights had resumed after a system outage grounded its fleet earlier on Saturday. The airline, which operates short-haul flights out of Toronto's city airport using a fleet of turboprop aircraft, said the unidentified outage affected about 400 passengers and five flights were cancelled,...

  • MIAMI/ NEW YORK Jan 12- A U.S. judge on Thursday ordered a Volkswagen executive charged in the Justice Department's diesel emissions investigation held without bail pending trial. Oliver Schmidt was arrested Saturday at Miami's International Airport as he planned to fly home after a vacation. He was one of six current and former VW executives charged this week...

  • AIRBUS JET LANDS AT IRAN AIRPORT, FIRST OF 100 ORDERED BY TEHRAN UNDER INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS DEAL- TV.

  • The government is due to get commitments from banks over the next two weeks for a $3 billion loan to back the $35 billion airport project, while the exhibition center is estimated to require total financing of around $7 billion, they said. The $3 billion loan for the airport expansion is split between a $2 billion conventional tranche and a $1 billion- equivalent,...

  • 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...