DELTA AIR LINES TO PURCHASE 5 PCT OF CLEAR, A BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, TO HELP SPEED UP AIRPORT SECURITY- CEO.
April 28- JetBlue Airways Corp said Thursday that it will start six round-trip flights per weekday between New York's space-constrained LaGuardia airport and Boston, in a bid to capture business travelers on the heavily trafficked route.
PARIS, April 28- Sporadic strikes and protests disrupted commuter travel and led to the cancellation of flights at Orly airport south of Paris on Thursday as trade unions and students demanded that the French government ditch planned labor law reforms. Riot police using tear gas intervened on the fringes of protests in cities such as Nantes on France's...
*Spaniards angered by need for repeat elections. MADRID, April 27- Spaniards expressed dismay on Wednesday at the failure of their politicians to form a coalition government after four months of haggling, forcing new elections that opinion polls suggest may not break the deadlock. With no stable government in sight, a state-controlled Spanish airport...
BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, April 27- Airline passengers travelling through Germany are set for a day of disruption after public sector workers at airports started strikes in a bid to push for higher wages. Lufthansa, Germany's largest carrier, said it was cancelling almost 900 flights at airports including Frankfurt and Munich, equivalent to around 60 percent of its...
GOVERNMENT TO REMOVE CAP ON TAKE-OFFS AND LANDINGS AT NEWARK LIBERTY AIRPORT IS GREAT NEWS.
Berlin's new Brandenburg Airport was due to open in 2010, but is still closed. Construction issue after issue has plagued this $6 billion white elephant. CNBC's Phil Han reports.
The airline will stop charging US customers for ordering tickets by phone or over the counter.
Discussing speeding up airport security, with Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines Chairman and CEO, and Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly managing partner.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Clear Security's expansion from just airports into other places like sports stadiums.
WASHINGTON, April 7- The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to bolster travel security in the wake of the Brussels attacks with measures that include doubling the number of transportation security teams with bomb-sniffing dogs at domestic airports and other transit hubs. The FAA bill is expected to come up for a final vote later this month. It is unclear what kind of...
WASHINGTON, April 7- Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Senate reached a deal on Thursday to boost travel security at airports in the aftermath of the Brussels attacks, according to a source familiar with the matter. The deal is being brokered by Senator John Thune of South Dakota, Republican chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, and the panel's top...
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 6- United Continental Holdings Inc has dropped its plan to acquire 24 take-off and landing slots at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport from Delta Air Lines Inc, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday. The Justice Department had said United's move to lease more landing slots at Newark, where it is already dominant,...
JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS UNITED AIRLINES DROPS PLAN TO PURCHASE 24 TAKE-OFF, LANDING "SLOTS" FROM DELTA AIR LINES AT NEWARK AIRPORT.
Former TSA Administrator Chad Wolf discusses “behavioral detection” at airport security, and preventing another terrorist attack.
A blizzard shut down Denver International Airport on Wednesday, canceling 1,200 flights and stranding travelers.
Discussing the future of security at airports worldwide in the aftermath of the Brussels attacks with Alan Diehl, former FAA and NTSB investigator.
Peter Spiegel, FT Brussels Bureau Chief, reports on two explosions at the Brussels airport, and a third explosion on a metro station near the European Union headquarters. Spiegel discusses the likelihood of a Brexit.
CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Havana, Cuba, awaiting comment from President Obama on the Brussels attacks.
Discussing the Brussels explosions at the airport, and the potential impact to moving goods across Europe, with Joe Quinlan, Bank of America Global Wealth and Investment Management unit, and Michael Tyler, Eastern Bank Wealth Management chief investment officer.