*Israel rejects comparisons with Ukrainian disaster. *Israel offers desert airport as alternative. JERUSALEM, July 23- Israel tried on Wednesday to get U.S. and European commercial flights to Tel Aviv restored after some carriers suspended services, insisting its main airport there was safe despite being targeted by Palestinian rockets.» Read More
*Dufry to cement lead over DFS as largest airport retailer. ZURICH/ LONDON, June 4- Swiss travel retailer Dufry is buying rival Nuance for 1.55 billion Swiss francs, expanding its presence in Asia and cementing its position as the world's largest duty-free retailer ahead of Hong Kong- based DFS Group.
AirCare coverage goes beyond covering flight delays. John Noel, Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection president, explains what $25 can buy you with AirCare.
NBC News' Marc Santia reports on a disaster drill which took place at JFK Airport in New York.
Insight to new service AirCare's coverage, which provides instant deposits to those who experience travel trouble after signing up for travel protection. John Noel, Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection president, explains.
Media companies are among the commercial groups not allowed under current FAA rules, but tens of thousands of drones are already in use in the United States, often flouting federal restrictions, for a wide range of tasks from farming to film making.. The FAA last month highlighted a case where a drone nearly collided with a passenger plane near a Florida airport.
*Huge task for Poroshenko to square pro-West move with Moscow.
LONDON, May 22- Italy's largest infrastructure fund F2i plans to sell up to 49 percent of F2i Aeroporti, which holds stakes in some of the country's main airports, in a deal that sources said could raise up to 500 million euros.
Mohammed bin Nasir Al-Khusaibi was found guilty by Muscat's Court of First Instance of paying bribes worth $1 million to the ex-undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communication for civil aviation to win a contract for the first phase of the Muscat International Airport.
CHICAGO, May 13- Smoke at an Illinois flight control center halted air traffic at Chicago airports for about three hours on Tuesday and forced hundreds of flights to be canceled, officials said.
CHICAGO, May 13- A fire at a Federal Aviation Administration flight approach control center in Illinois that halted air traffic into and out of Chicago's two airports on Tuesday has been put out, but the halt remained in effect and flights were delayed across the country, officials said.
BEIJING, May 13- Beijing plans to build a new 86 billion yuan airport in the south of the Chinese capital as congestion continues to clog runways and gates at Beijing Capital International Airport.
SAO PAULO, May 9- Work on an airport outside Sao Paulo was partially suspended on Friday because of unsafe working conditions in the rush to prepare for the World Cup, all but guaranteeing the private operator would miss a crucial deadline for a new terminal.
*Dubai airport maintenance to cost it 1 bln dirhams. DUBAI, May 8- Emirates, Dubai's flagship airline, reported a 43 percent jump in 2013 net profit on Thursday helped by higher revenue and lower fuel costs although runway maintenance work will impact income this year.
TRIPOLI, April 29- With a bomb on the runway, pets boarding planes and passengers jetting off without visas, Tripoli International Airport typifies the chaos that has gripped Libya since the 2011 ouster of Muammar Gaddafi.
April 25- Virgin America said on Friday it would offer new flights from Dallas Love Field after it was awarded two gates at that airport by the U.S. Justice Department.
A 16-year old boy stowed away in the wheel well of an Hawaiian Airlines flight from San Jose to Maui, reports NBC's Chase Cain. Former Pilot Denny Kelly discusses airport security concerns.
Dubai International, which handled 66.4 million passengers in 2013, making it the world's second busiest airport for international passenger traffic after London's Heathrow, will cut flights by 26 percent for an 80- day period, Dubai's airports authority said on Sunday.
*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.