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  • Wichita's airport decides it really likes Ike Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 8:05 AM ET
    A new terminal being built at Wichita airport will replace the one that opened in 1954. By the time construction is completed in spring 2015, the airport will have a new name: Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.

    Another ex-president will have an airport named in his honor: Mid-Continent Airport will be named the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.

  • Truck driver strike at Vancouver port picks up steam Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 3:04 PM ET

    VANCOUVER, March 10- Unionized container truck drivers set up picket lines at Canada's largest port on Monday, joining hundreds of non-unionized workers who walked off the job last month in a dispute over pay and services.

  • March 10- American Airlines and JetBlue Airways said they plan to end agreements covering ticketing, baggage handling and frequent flyer programs. The frequent-flyer program agreement between the two includes select routes from Boston Logan International Airport and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

  • KIEV/ LONDON, March 4- Steel and grain exports continue to flow from key global supplier Ukraine via Black Sea terminals with ports operating normal schedules, despite concerns raised by the tense political backdrop, officials and traders said on Tuesday.

  • MEXICO CITY, March 3- Mexico seized more than 119,000 tonnes of minerals suspected of being part of illegal export operations in a port where a powerful drug gang allegedly has been shipping iron to China, the government said on Monday.

  • WASHINGTON, March 3- When he releases his budget proposal on Tuesday, President Barack Obama will be able to celebrate the smallest deficit since he took office in 2009. He also will be able to enjoy a cease-fire in the fiscal battles that have paralyzed Washington for the past three years.

  • WASHINGTON, March 3- When he releases his budget proposal on Tuesday, President Barack Obama will be able to celebrate the smallest deficit since he took office in 2009. He also will be able to enjoy a cease-fire in the fiscal battles that have paralyzed Washington for the past three years.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- More funding is needed to address a growing "infrastructure deficit" in the United States, as aging bridges, roads and highways crumble, putting drivers at risk, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a report on Friday.

  • SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine, Feb 28- Armed men took control of two airports in the Crimea region on Friday in what Ukraine's new leadership described as an invasion and occupation by Moscow's forces, and ousted President Viktor Yanukovich reappeared in Russia after a week on the run.

  • SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine, Feb 28- Armed men took control of two airports in the Crimea region on Friday in what Ukraine's government described as an invasion and occupation by Russian forces, raising tension between Moscow and the West.

  • Tax reform generates growth: Pro     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing President Obama's $302 billion highway bill, with CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, and Steve Moore, The Heritage Foundation chief economist.

  • Congress faces a Sept. 30 deadline to renew federal funding for transportation programs, and the Highway Trust Fund that helps pay for road and bridge projects is teetering on insolvency.

  • Seattle airport makes it easier to find Nirvana Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    Seattle's airport will soon get a dose of indie cred as the grunge-famous Sub Pop label starts selling vinyl and CDs, and hosting gigs.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 26- President Barack Obama will announce in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Wednesday a four-year, $302 billion plan to create jobs by fixing the nation's crumbling roads, bridges, rail and transportation infrastructure.

  • *Cosan's Rumo would name most of the board, have control. The planned takeover, which Cosan officials expect ALL's board and shareholders to approve, would create a new logistical giant in a country where access to cheap transportation infrastructure comes at a premium.

  • More snow adds to Northeast winter travel woes Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    A board listing departing flights shows cancellations to New York and Newark airports at Miami International Airport.

    Another winter storm hits the East, causing more travel headaches.

  • Airlines struggle back from worst travel day yet Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 12:03 PM ET
    Storm-weary travelers sleep in the baggage claim area at Dulles International, Feb. 13, 2014.

    Hundreds of more flights are canceled as airlines struggle with storm-battered Valentine's weekend schedules.

  • Airports ramping up downtown rail connections Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    In April 2013, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Sky Train began service between the airport’s busiest terminal and Valley Metro Light Rail.

    Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.

  • Phone calls on planes? Your last chance to comment Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    The FCC's deadline for public comment on permitting voice calls on planes is Friday. Many international carriers already allow it.

  • LaGuardia Airport in New York

    LaGuardia Airport is on track for a $3.6 billion overhaul that should remove it from a number of travelers' "most-hated" lists.