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  • Time to invest in infrastructure: Wesley Clark Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:18 AM ET
    Wesley Clark

    There's a lot of money sitting on the sidelines of the global economy. Let's put it to work to benefit all, says Ret. Gen. Wesley Clark.

  • EU orders Ryanair to repay aid to German airport Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    DUBLIN— The European Union's executive Commission has ordered Ryanair to repay more than 300,000 euros provided by a German airport to sustain the Irish airline's business, ruling it amounted to illegal state aid. Ryanair says it plans to appeal Wednesday's judgment that the airline exploited tiny Leipzig-Altenburg Airport in eastern Germany with a 2010...

  • Ebola screening starts Thursday at 4 US airports Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    NEWARK, New Jersey— Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark will take the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries starting Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that screenings will start Thursday at Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare, Newark's Liberty and...

  • BOSTON, Oct 13- Emergency crews in protective gear removed five passengers with flu-like symptoms from an airplane at Boston's Logan Airport on Monday, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Port Authority said. The Emirates flight 237 was from Dubai, and none of the ill passengers had recently been to West Africa, said spokesman Matthew Brelis.

  • EMERGENCY CREWS REMOVE FIVE PASSENGERS WITH FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS FROM AIRPLANE AT BOSTON'S LOGAN AIRPORT- MASSACHUSETTS PORT OFFICIAL.

  • Airlines start longer flights from Dallas airport Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 3:22 PM ET

    Limits on flights at Dallas Love Field expired Monday after more than three decades, and Southwest Airlines Co. and Virgin America launched new long-haul service. For Southwest, it means going head-to-head with American Airlines, which flies all over the country and overseas from nearby Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. In 2006, after lobbying by...

  • Travelers can't find out-of-the-way Hawaii airport Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    Mokulele Airlines is the first commercial airline to offer service out of a west Oahu airport that's at a former naval air station. On July 1, the airline began offering three roundtrip flights a day to Kahului, Maui, out of the Kalaeloa Airport. Next week, Mokulele plans to begin three daily round trips between Kalaeloa and Hoolehua, Molokai, and two daily round...

  • Judge: City retains control of Charlotte airport Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.— A North Carolina judge says Charlotte will maintain control of one of the nation's busiest airports instead of a commission pushed by state Republican lawmakers. Judge Robert Ervin on Monday blocked the commission from taking over Charlotte Douglas International Airport while both sides wait for a decision by the Federal Aviation...

  • The fire forced the evacuation of the FAA control center in Aurora, Illinois on Sept. 26. Operations were slowly returned to near normal at O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport in the days after the fire by shifting nearly 200 workers and responsibilities to other sites, the FAA has said. Harris Corp, the FAA telecommunications...

  • Indianapolis airport debuts customer service robot Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 8:19 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— A new customer service robot has started roaming around the passenger terminal of Indianapolis International Airport. Guest services director Brian Eckstein drove the robot remotely, with the camera lens on the iPad giving him a wide view of its surroundings and the travelers on the terminal's ground floor. "I'd rather ask a human a question,...

  • Fire breaks out at Jamaica airport; no injuries Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    KINGSTON, Jamaica— Officials say a Jamaican airport was briefly evacuated because of a fire that delayed departing flights. The fire broke out Thursday in an electrical room at Sangster International Airport in the northern tourist city of Montego Bay. It is the airport most used by tourists who fly to the Caribbean island.

  • Frontier plane hits owl during takeoff in Denver Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    DENVER— Officials say a Frontier Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis aborted its takeoff after hitting an owl. Flight 110 was headed down the runway but hadn't taken off yet on Thursday when it hit a barn owl at Denver International Airport. Airport spokesman Heath Montgomery said no one was injured and the plane returned to a gate.

  • Airport screening for Ebola: 5 things to know Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 3:12 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Obama administration announced Wednesday that airline passengers arriving from the three West African countries experiencing an unprecedented Ebola outbreak will now be screened for potential exposure to the deadly disease when they arrive at five major U.S. airports. Customs and Border Protection agents stationed at New York's...

  • The tie-up was approved after four out of five commissioners at the Federal Maritime Commission voted not to seek further information from the two shippers about the impact of the alliance on exporters and ports. The U.S. approval will come into force on Saturday, Richard Lidinisky Jr, Federal Maritime Commission commissioner, told Reuters.

  • DALLAS, Oct 8- The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died on Wednesday, underscoring questions about the quality of care he received, and the government ordered five airports to start screening passengers from West Africa for fever. The case has stirred attention and concern that someone with Ebola had been able to fly into the United States...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 8- The United States said on Wednesday it will begin enhanced screening of travelers from West Africa arriving at five of the country's largest airports as it increases efforts to prevent the spread of a deadly Ebola outbreak. The enhanced screening will start at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday and be extended next...

  • DALLAS, Oct 8- The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died on Wednesday and the government ordered five airports screen passengers from West Africa for fever, underscoring concerns about U.S. treatment and preparedness for the virus. The administration of President Barack Obama has been under pressure from lawmakers to enhance screening...

  • WASHINGTON— Congressional Budget Office: Budget deficit falls to $486 billion, lowest of Obama's tenure.

  • More Ebola screening to begin0 at five US airports Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    However, the focus is still on stopping the epidemic in West Africa, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Thomas Frieden, said in Atlanta. At the White House, spokesman Josh Earnest said the additional layer of screening would begin at New York's JFK International and the international airports in Newark, Washington Dulles, Chicago and...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 7- Federal health officials are preparing to require tougher Ebola screening at U.S. airports this week, Senator Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday. The new measures may include screening air travelers for fever when they arrive in the United States from the worst-stricken countries in West Africa, on direct or indirect flights, Schumer said in a...