Airport Services


  • LaHood: FAA Grounded     Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 3:30 PM ET

    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 Speaks Out on FAA     Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 2:18 PM ET

    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.

  • Turbulent Times for FAA     Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 2:13 PM ET

    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.

  • FAA's Future Up in the Air     Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 10:32 AM ET

    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.

  • Airport Security Going to the Dogs?     Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 2:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports airport security may be handed over to man's best friend.

  • Terrorists Look to Implant Bombs in Humans Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 11:16 AM ET

    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.

  • UK Blocks UPS Sites Over Security Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 10:43 AM ET

    Shipping company UPS has been barred from moving air cargo through some U.K. facilities because of security deficiencies, the British government said Friday.

  • Airports Say They Too Need to Raise Fees Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:09 PM ET

    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.

  • Deregulation Could Fund Face Lift For U.S. Airports Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 8:52 AM ET
    Aerial Photo of Branson Airport near Branson Missouri.

    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.

  • Attention, airline executives!

  • Southwest Airlines planes

    The latest near-tragedy involving a Southwest jet is prompting new questions about the federal government's role in the aviation industry and whether the airlines should be nationalized, as they are in some other countries.

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