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  • These robots may greet you the next time you visit San Jose airport

    Meet the new customer service agents at Mineta San Jose International, which is now the first U.S. airport to offer robotic help to travelers both domestically and globally.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 4- Delta Air Lines Inc and Aeromexico can set prices and coordinate schedules for their U.S.- Mexico flights, but they must free up certain airport slots to bolster competition, the U.S. Transportation Department tentatively ruled on Friday. However, the department has proposed that the carriers divest 24 takeoff and landing slots in...

  • WASHINGTON/ SEATTLE, Nov 4- A fire on an American Airlines passenger plane as it was taking off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport last week was sparked when the right engine broke apart, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday. Pilots applied brakes to the Boeing 767-300 jetliner bound for Miami and aborted the takeoff of Flight...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- A fire on an American Airlines passenger plane as it was taking off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport last week was sparked by the uncontained failure of the right engine, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday. Pilots applied the brakes to the Boeing 767 bound for Miami and did not complete the takeoff of Flight...

  • NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD SAYS ENGINE FAILURE IN AMERICAN AIRLINES PLANE ON OCT 28 LED TO FUEL LEAK AND FIRE AT CHICAGO'S O'HARE AIRPORT.

  • *Ryanair to start flying from Frankfurt next summer. PARIS/ FRANKFURT, Nov 2- Ryanair announced plans to move into Lufthansa's home hub of Frankfurt, stepping up its push into bigger airports and ratcheting up pressure on the German carrier which is expanding its own budget flights. Ryanair, meanwhile, has been expanding in Germany, where it wants to grow its market...

  • LONDON, Nov 2- UK government measures to tackle air pollution still don't comply with European Union legislation to improve air quality and meet nitrogen dioxide limits, Britain's High Court ruled on Wednesday. The ruling comes a week after Britain gave the green light to build a new $22 billion runway at London's Heathrow Airport, Europe's busiest airport,...

  • Oct 29- An American Airlines jet engine that failed seconds before takeoff in a fiery runway accident at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport flung broken turbine parts as far as half a mile from the scene, a federal investigator said on Saturday. Such engine failures are extremely rare, and National Transportation Safety Board investigators were looking...

  • Oct 29- An American Airlines jet engine that failed seconds before takeoff in a fiery runway accident at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport flung broken turbine parts as far as half a mile from the scene, a federal investigator said on Saturday. Such "uncontained" failures are extremely rare, and National Transportation Safety Board investigators were...

  • Oct 29- Investigators were scouring Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Saturday after an engine caught fire on an American Airlines plane attempting to take off on Friday, as a source said a detached engine part had hit a nearby building, something the design should have prevented. Such "uncontained" failures therefore are extremely rare and National...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 28- The engine of an American Airlines Group Inc jet caught fire seconds from takeoff at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Friday, prompting the crew to abort its departure and evacuate passengers via emergency chutes, authorities said. American Airlines Flight 383, a Boeing Co 767 bound for Miami with 161 passengers and a crew of nine, was...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 28- The engine of an American Airlines jet caught fire as the aircraft was about to depart Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Friday, prompting the crew to abort takeoff and evacuate passengers via emergency chutes, authorities said. American Airlines Flight 383, a Boeing 767 bound for Miami with 161 passengers and a crew of nine, was headed...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 28- An American Airlines jet caught fire moments before it was due to depart O'Hare International Airport in Chicago on Friday, prompting the crew to abort takeoff and evacuate passengers via emergency chutes, authorities said. The Federal Aviation Administration cited a blown-out tire reported by the flight crew as the plane was rolling down the...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 28- An American Airlines jet caught fire moments before it was due to depart O'Hare International Airport in Chicago on Friday, prompting the pilot to abort takeoff before passengers were evacuated from the plane via emergency chute, authorities said. The Federal Aviation Administration said the plane was on a "takeoff roll on runway 28 R" at O'Hare...

  • Airport expansion will benefit UK economy: CBI’s Fairbairn

    CBI Director General, Carolyn Fairbairn says the institution is very much in favor of expanding airport capacity across south-east England.

  • CNBC's Gemma Acton and John Holland-Kaye, CEO of Heathrow Airport, discuss how an additional runway at Heathrow Airport will benefit the U.K. as it exits the EU.

  • MEXICO CITY/ MADRID, Oct 25- Tycoon Carlos Slim's construction arm is in talks with his majority-owned construction firm FCC and rival Spanish builder Acciona to jointly bid on a coveted $3.5 billion Mexico City airport terminal project, five people familiar with the matter said. The bid for the terminal, hot on the heels of Carso's runway bid, shows how Slim,...

  • LONDON, Oct 25- The British government gave Heathrow Airport the green light on Tuesday to build a third runway. BORIS JOHNSON, FOREIGN SECRETARY, FORMER LONDON MAYOR. "You'd have New York, a city of beautiful skyscrapers, Paris the city of light, London the city of planes.

  • LONDON, Oct 25- Britain on Tuesday backed a $22 billion expansion of Heathrow Airport, ending 25 years of indecision and promising to boost global trade links following the vote to leave the European Union. Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, defeated a proposal from smaller rival Gatwick and will secure the first new full-length runway to be built near London...

  • Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, had been battling with its smaller rival Gatwick for the right to expand, after successive governments failed to decide where to build the first new runway around London in 70 years. May's decision is one of her most significant since she took office in July and puts her in conflict with some senior ministers who oppose...