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  • July 7- United Airlines said on Monday it plans to outsource more than 630 jobs at 12 U.S. airports in a cost-saving move. United Airlines would shift these jobs from its payroll and hire other companies to provide the employees, under the outsourcing plan.

  • Chris Yates, principal at Yates Consulting, says U.S. airport security will be "stepped up" over time in response to evidence that al Qaeda is creating weapons to evade airport checks.

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will not allow cellphones or other electronic devices on U.S.-bound planes at some overseas airports if the devices are not charged up, the agency said on Sunday.

  • PARIS, July 4- France is tightening airport security for U.S. flight destinations for the summer holiday period at the request of U.S. authorities, an official statement said on Friday. The civil aviation authority warned passengers bound for the United States that they may experience some delays as a result.

  • Changi Airport's plans for growth     Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 12:21 AM ET

    Liew Mun Leong, Chairman, Changi Airports Group, says the Singapore airport had a good year in 2013 for receiving 54 million passengers. He later outlines future plans for two more terminals.

  • WASHINGTON, July 3- Airlines with direct flights to the United States have been told to tighten screening of mobile phones and shoes in response to intelligence reports of increased threats from al Qaeda- affiliated militant groups, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, July 3- Airlines with direct flights to the United States have been told to tighten screening of mobile phones and shoes in response to intelligence reports of increased threats from al Qaeda affiliated militant groups, U.S. officials said.

  • NAIROBI, July 3- The United States warned its citizens in Uganda on Thursday about a "specific threat" of an attack on Entebbe International Airport, which is near the capital Kampala, according to a message on the U.S. Embassy website.

  • KAMPALA- UNITED STATES EMBASSY WARNS OF "SPECIFIC THREAT" OF ATTACK ON UGANDA'S ENTEBBE AIRPORT.

  • *Southwest growth helps Nashville bounce back. As Nashville discovered, it can take years of adjustments to come to terms with an airline's decision to pull back.

  • WASHINGTON, July 2- The United States said on Wednesday it would increase security at overseas airports with direct flights into the country and U.S. officials cited concerns al Qaeda operatives in Syria and Yemen were developing bombs that could be smuggled onto planes.

  • WASHINGTON, July 2- The Obama administration is pushing for increased security precautions at European airports because of concerns that al Qaeda operatives in Syria and Yemen have teamed up to develop bombs that can be smuggled onto planes, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.

  • In a convoy that stretches hundreds of meters, the trucks travel east across northern Israel, bringing goods from Europe to customers in Jordan and beyond. The number of trucks crossing between Israel and Jordan has jumped some 300 percent since 2011, to 10,589 trucks a year, according to the Israel Airports Authority.

  • June 26- Benet Wilson is one of the 2.5 million Americans who have paid a yearly fee to skip security lines at airports and thinks it's worth every penny she paid for a five-year membership in the Global Entry program offered by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection department. The value of spending $100 for Global Entry comes down to how often you fly.

  • SANAA, June 26- Suspected Islamist militants attacked an airport in the eastern Yemeni city of Seiyun early on Thursday, clashing with soldiers and occupying parts of the building, sources at the airport said.

  • Islamists attack airport in Yemen's Hadramawt region Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 4:07 AM ET

    SANAA, June 26- Suspected Islamist militants attacked the airport in Seiyoun in Hadramawt province of eastern Yemen early on Thursday, occupying parts of it and clashing with soldiers, sources at the airport told Reuters. There were no immediate reports of casualties but the sources said fighting continued in the airport.

  • New airport plan for Mexico City eyes 6 runways - sources Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    MEXICO CITY, June 19- Mexico is reviewing design plans for a new 120 billion peso Mexico City airport which will eventually have six runways and should begin operating by 2018, according to sources familiar with the plan.

  • NEW YORK, June 18- A fire that scorched the top of a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner at London Heathrow airport last summer was likely caused by faulty wiring in an emergency rescue beacon that led to "an uncontrolled discharge" from a lithium-ion battery, the UK aviation safety agency said on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, June 18- A fire that scorched the top of a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner at London Heathrow airport last summer was likely caused by faulty wiring in an emergency rescue beacon that led to "an uncontrolled discharge" from a lithium-ion battery, the UK aviation safety agency said on Wednesday.

  • INTERVIEW-Greece seeks bidders for $1 bln Crete airport Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:19 AM ET

    ATHENS, June 18- Chinese, French, German and Spanish firms are vying to build an 800 million euro airport on the island of Crete, one of a number of projects planned by Greece as it recovers from a recession, the infrastructure minister said. Crete is considered a prime spot because of its strategic location wedged between Europe, Asia and Africa.