NEWBURGH, N.Y.— State police say a fake hand grenade in a passenger's luggage has disrupted operations at an airport in New York's Hudson Valley. Troopers say Stewart Airport in Newburgh was closed just after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday when the souvenir grenade was found during security screening.» Read More
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Officials say Dubai airport, the Mideast's busiest, will undergo a major runway overhaul starting next month that will see more than a dozen airlines shift flights to another airport in the city. The work begins May 1 and runs through July 20.
"I never worried like this before what happened with the missing Malaysia Airlines plane," Yulveri, who like many Indonesians uses only a single name, said at Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.
LINTHICUM, Md.— Authorities say a Virginia man was recently arrested at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint.
FORT WORTH, Texas— Winter storms led to the cancellation of more than 34,000 American Airlines flights in the first three months of this year and will cut profit by $60 million. A series of winter storms pelted major airports and disrupted travel in key cities for American, including Chicago, Dallas and New York.
CHICAGO— A sensor for an automatic braking system was too close to the end of the track to prevent a crash at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, according to a preliminary federal report released Monday.
DETROIT— An aging airport in Detroit could again get passenger service if $28.5 million in funding is approved as part of the city's bankruptcy plan, officials said. "I look at Detroit city airport and think it is a jewel that nobody's polished," said Michael Boyd, an aviation consultant and president of Colorado- based Boyd Group International.
*Close watch on capability, especially U.S. Navy P8. PERTH/ SYDNEY, Australia, March 28- The pot-bellied silhouette of a Chinese Il-76 military transport plane appeared in the sky over Perth International Airport just as the U.S. naval officer was explaining how he guards his cutting-edge surveillance plane.
Asian and European airports dominated the top 10 spots in Skytrax's latest World Airport Awards. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.
WASHINGTON, March 26- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board issued a safety alert on Wednesday on how airplane pilots can avoid landing at the wrong airport, after recent incidents when planes landed on much shorter runways than their intended destinations.
Esmail Sharaf, Vice Commercial Manager, told Reuters that Kinda Airlines will operate out of Damascus International airport and the coastal city of Latakia. It aims to fly to more than 10 destinations within a year, including the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Iraq, and "hopefully Lebanon and Jordan".
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD ISSUES SAFETY ALERT ON WRONG AIRPORT LANDINGS AFTER TWO RECENT INCIDENTS.
March 24- Southwest Airlines Co will more than double its flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport this year with new nonstop routes to cities including Akron- Canton, Ohio; Indianapolis and Dallas Love Field, it said on Monday.
DUBAI, March 24- Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson dangled the carrot of further investment in the British airline's domestic carrier Little Red as he stepped up the campaign for a third runway at London's Heathrow airport.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports when the sun comes up in Australia, search planes in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will head to an area where satellite photos spotted 2 large objects in the water of the South Indian Ocean.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight into the January airlines report card.
March 17- Here is a timeline of events in the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner which vanished from radar screens on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Saturday, March 8:. -0041: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 departs from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and is due to land in Beijing at 0630 the same day.
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.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports airlines are increasingly trying to speed up boarding at the airport gates.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight on data saying airlines expect 129.5 million passengers in March & April of this year.
WASHINGTON, March 4- The eastern and central United States were gripped by a deep freeze on Tuesday, with record low temperatures in the wake of a deadly storm expected to moderate in the coming days. The National Weather Service said the mercury plunged to minus-1 F at Washington Dulles International Airport, tying a monthly record.