Beginning Jan. 1, pilots flying from the country's 10 busiest airports into the Chinese capital must be qualified to use an instrument landing system on days when smog reduces visibility to around 400 metres, the official China Daily said, citing China's civil aviation regulator.» Read More
For harried business travelers, time is money. Many products and services are billed as ways to get you to the airport gate sooner. But does it pay to spend a few extra dollars to save time in the TSA security line?
Airport security officials see a lot of things show up in our luggage. Spear guns and tear gas grenades. Snakes. Bathtubs?
An airline lobbying group, the IATA hsa proposed a new concept for airport passengers, where travelers would stop only briefly to identify themselves before entering a tunnel-like structure where machines would screen them for metals, explosives and other banned items as they walked through, reports the New York Times.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports a small plane crashed on Route 287 in New Jersey, killing five people, including two investment bankers from New York City.
News of Delta adding more than 100 new flights and 29 destinations is creating a buzz for customers and job seekers. Richard Anderson, Delta CEO discusses the new services.
Everyone has experienced it, and no one enjoys it: the airport delay. But there are some airports where you might decide that a longer-than-expected layover is not such a bad thing.
The world has been through the most extraordinary decade, Richard Fenning, CEO of Control Risks, told CNBC.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau, Michael Boyd, Boyd Group Aviation, and Mike Miller, Miller Air Group discuss a changed airlines business strategy since 9/11, from Chicago O'Hare airport.
"I'm skeptical of anyone who can answer the question 'Are we safer?' with a simple yes or no," says Ward Thomas, a national security expert. "We are better in some ways, but not necessarily in others."
Discussing the FAA standoff and why Congress can't get the deal done, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson; Randy Babbitt, FAA Administrator; Jared Bernstein. Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Armstrong Williams, television and radio host.
Discussing the impasse over FAA funding and its impact on the nation's airports and infrastructure, with Ray LaHood, U.S. Secretary Of Transportation.
President Obama urges Congress to break the impasse over FAA funding and speaks out on the damaging impact the debt limit fight has had on the economy.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the agency's desperate need for cash and its partial shutdown, with Robert Poole, Reason Foundation, and Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman/CEO.
The FAA is seeking an extension on temporary funding to end a partial shutdown that's gone on for nearly two weeks. Insight with Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports airport security may be handed over to man's best friend.
The U.S. government has warned domestic and international airlines that some terrorists are considering surgically implanting explosives into humans to carry out attacks, The Associated Press has learned.
Shipping company UPS has been barred from moving air cargo through some U.K. facilities because of security deficiencies, the British government said Friday.
Representatives of the nation’s airports, who would like to be able to raise the limit on the $4.50 maximum charge that they can impose on each passenger who comes their way. the New York Times reports.
The niche—that includes James Bond-like tools such as infrared cameras, explosive detectors and body scanners—is expected to grow 12 percent annually through 2013, according to one analysis.
The lack of a free market for U.S. airports has many industry analysts calling for a dramatic change—deregulation. But one recent attempt for privatization failed, leaving the concept up in the air.