As the case of the San Jose stowaway shows, it did not take a sophisticated plan for a 15- year-old boy to spend about seven hours in what is supposed to be a secure area of Silicon Valley's main airport— much of it in a wheel well of the jet that took the teen to Hawaii.» Read More
CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks with Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly managing partner, about why there isn't a solution to prevent airline passengers from being stuck on the tarmac for hours at a time.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and Simon Hobbs discuss today's hot topics including France's new rule on the Uber service and New York City says goodbye to horse drawn carriages.
NBC News' Kerry Sanders reports Delta says rock-bottom fares sold by mistake was "not planned."
SANAA, Dec 23- Yemen shut its international airports on Monday after workers at its civil aviation authority went on strike, officials at the transport ministry and airports said. Officials at Sanaa, Aden and Mukalla airports confirmed the shutdown. Chaos hit the Sanaa and Aden airports with stranded passengers asked to return home, witnesses said.
SANAA, Dec 23- Yemen shut its international airports on Monday after workers at its civil aviation authority went on strike, officials at the transport ministry and airports said. The strike was due to a dispute with the finance ministry over the independence of the civil aviation authority, an official at the transport ministry said.
LONDON, Dec 17- Britain should consider building a new runway at one of London's two biggest airports- Heathrow and Gatwick- to address a capacity crunch that economists suggest could slow economic growth, a government advisory body said on Tuesday.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the backlash on the proposed lifting of cell phone bans on flights has already begun.
OLYMPIA, Wash., Dec 13- A judge on Friday will hear a legal challenge to the voter-approved initiative enacting a $15 minimum wage for travel and hospitality sector workers in a Seattle suburb that is home to the region's main international airport.
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.
At a hearing on Wednesday, the National Transportation Safety Board will examine if cockpit complacency caused an Asiana Airlines Inc's jetliner with 307 people aboard to crash land at San Francisco International Airport in July, killing three and injuring more than 180. The hearing had been set to begin on Tuesday, and to run for two days, but was postponed and shortened by bad weather.
At a two-day hearing that starts on Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board will examine if cockpit complacency caused an Asiana Airlines Inc's jetliner with 307 people aboard to crash land at San Francisco International Airport in July, killing three and injuring more than 180..
A passenger nodded off on a flight from Lafayette, La., to Los Angeles on United Airlines with a stop in Houston and found himself locked inside.
NBC News' Janet Shamlian reports on a man who was locked inside an airplane after falling asleep, and not being awakened upon landing.
PARIS, Dec 4- The rush to Paris's Charles-de-Gaulle airport for flights to China began on Friday, Oct. 11. "There's a big exodus to China right now," a bemused trade unionist at the Paris- based company told Reuters that weekend. It has survived two world wars and become an emblem of France.
NAIROBI, Dec 3- Kenya began work on a $653 million expansion of the capital's main airport on Tuesday, the second large-scale infrastructure project it has launched in a week aimed at boosting trade and cementing its status as a regional commercial hub.
OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov 26- A voter initiative to enact a $15 minimum wage for thousands of workers in a Seattle suburb that houses the region's main international airport won a narrow victory on Tuesday that proponents hailed as a signal moment in the nationwide fight for livable wages.
SAO PAULO, Nov 22- Brazil opened two of its busiest airports to private investors on Friday, awarding $9 billion worth of contracts in a hotly contested auction as the country overhauls crowded terminals ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
SAO PAULO, Nov 22- Brazil opened two of its busiest airports to private investors on Friday, awarding $9 billion worth of concessions in Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte in a push to overhaul the country's crowded terminals.
A Boeing Dreamlifter landed at the wrong airport in Kansas, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
A Giant Boeing "Dreamlifter" plane landed at the wrong Kansas airport, forcing officials to scramble to get the plane back in the air.