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  • Airport upgrades: Changing rooms, outdoor plazas Sunday, 26 Jan 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Hold room in renovated Terminal 3, Boarding Area E at SFO Airport

    Airports are busy rolling out major upgrades and expansions in places such as San Francisco, Denver, New York and New Orleans.

  • Private jets in scrimmage for Super Bowl slots Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    One of the country's most congested air spaces is expected to get worse with the addition of about 1,200 private jets during Super Bowl week.

  • Google founders' private air terminal to take off Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 2:10 PM ET
    An artist's rendering of Google's private terminal at Mineta San Jose International Airport

    The facility, which Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt are building at San Jose's airport, is expected to be finished next year.

  • Metro-North resumes service amid safety concerns Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:39 AM ET
    People wear Santa hats as they stand beneath the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center.

    Travel headlines for Wednesday include updates on the Metro-North derailment investigation and NYC's gridlock alert.

  • Railcar derailment sparks mass exodus in N. Ohio Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 9:55 AM ET

    Officials believe a derailment at a northern Ohio rail yard damaged a railcar and leaked flammable liquid that led to evacuations.

  • Maersk: Container demand to rise 4-6%     Sunday, 6 Oct 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    David Skov, Head, South China, Maersk Line expects global container demand to pick up to 4-6% growth in the next few years, as compared to a forecast of 2-3% gain this year.

  • Greener terminal lands at San Diego airport Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 4:28 PM ET
    New seats with USB ports, power outlets and cup holders at the San Diego International Airport.

    San Diego International Airport opens its $907 million expansion at Terminal 2 this week, with solar panels, car chargers and seats equipped with power outlets and USB ports.

  • Tall trucks smash into Indiana bridges 400 times Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:23 AM ET
    Truck accident on the Virginia Avenue Bridge, Indianapolis, IN

    Video shows the Virginia Avenue Bridge in Indianapolis getting hit by multiple tall trucks. In all, seven area bridges have been hit more than 400 times. Bad GPS may be to blame.

  • How the Cowboy State lassoes business Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead

    Diverse incentives make the Cowboy State a "Top State" for business, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says.

  • Worst Airports for Connections Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 3:11 PM ET
    American Airlines passengers wait in line to reschedule flights at O'Hare Airport.

    Gah! Connecting flights can be maddening for travelers. Here are the 10 worst airports for connections.

  • Chinese Tycoon Looks to Build Panama Canal Rival Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 1:21 PM ET
    The Panama Canal

    Nicaragua's congress has passed bill granting a little-known Chinese tycoon the exclusive right to develop a multibillion-dollar rival to the Panama Canal.

  • Airbus Comes to US, Puts More Pressure on Boeing Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    After years of battling Boeing for commercial and military jet orders in the U.S., Airbus is taking the battle to American soil.

  • Fliers More Fed Up Than Ever Before, Study Shows Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 12:01 AM ET

    The annual Airline Quality Rankings by Wichita State University and Purdue University show carriers bumping more passengers from oversold flights and delivering service that often leaves customers frustrated.

  • Closures of 149 air traffic control towers, which was a visible sign of the 'sequester' budget cuts, has been postponed until June 15 by the FAA.

  • February Durables Soar, Bolstered by Transportation Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    Demand for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in February, suggesting factory activity continued to expand at a moderate pace.

  • Chinese Firm Looks to Tap US Natural Gas Market Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 12:26 PM ET

    One of China's largest private companies is quietly rolling out plans to establish a network of natural gas fueling stations for trucks along U.S. highways.

  • Expect a Pick-Up in Air Cargo: Cathay Pacific CEO     Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    John Slosar, CEO at Cathay Pacific, tells CNBC he expects a recovery in the air cargo market, even as weakness in the industry led to an 83 percent plunge in 2012 net profit for the airline.

  • Stock in 60 Seconds: Midas     Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | 11:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at Midas in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment after shares rose over 4% on announcements of government restructuring and urbanization in China.

  • Air Asia: Flying High on More Passengers     Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Tony Fernandes, Group CEO at AirAsia, tells CNBC how operations in Thailand and Malaysia helped fuel a whopping 238% rise in net-profit for 2012.

  • Parents may find themselves wishing they could check-in their toddlers when it comes to travel. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah explores the child-friendly concept airline by design firm RKS that promises a hassle-free journey.