ST. PETERSBURG, Russia— The Pulkovo airport in Russia's St. Petersburg has been evacuated because of a bomb threat, police said Tuesday. Anna Fedoseyeva, spokeswoman for the airport in Russia's second-largest, city said the evacuation of passengers and staff began at 3 p.m. local time.» Read More
Spirit Airlines president & CEO Ben Baldanza, discusses the company's website, airline fees and growth strategies. "Two-thirds of our customers buy directly from our website," he says.
Feb 19- Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines said it lost a bid for slots at Reagan National Airport in Washington that are being given up by American Airlines Group.
Feb 19- Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines said it lost a bid to get takeoff and landing slots at Reagan National Airport in Washington that are being given up by American Airlines Group. "We put in a bid at a price that we thought we could keep our target margin returns in place and we did not win," Spirit Chief Executive Ben Baldanza said on a conference call.
*Ethiopian Airlines plane had been bound for Rome. GENEVA, Feb 17- Swiss authorities detained the hijacker of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that was forced to land at Geneva's international airport on Monday and police said all passengers were unhurt. The airline earlier said the flight from the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa had been "forced to proceed" to Geneva.
*Ethiopian Airlines plane had been bound for Rome. GENEVA, Feb 17- Swiss authorities detained the hijacker of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that was forced to land at Geneva's international airport on Monday, airport police said, adding that passengers and crew were safe.
HIJACKER OF ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES PLANE AT GENEVA AIRPORT HELD, SITUATION "UNDER CONTROL", NO INJURIES- AIRPORT POLICE.
GENEVA, Feb 17- A hijacked Ethiopian Airlines flight landed at Geneva's international airport on Monday, but it was not immediately clear who had seized the plane or if any demands had been made.
GENEVA, Feb 17- A hijacked aircraft landed at Geneva's international airport early on Monday, an airport spokesman said without giving details of the flight.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the airlines' gradual improvement in flight cancellations and delays.
Former AMR Chairman & CEO Robert Crandall shares his opinions on weaker airline performance, and the impact for investors.
Former AMR Chairman & CEO Robert Crandall discusses a record number of grounded flights due to weather.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the airline sector is performing better than the Dow. The FMHR traders take their positions.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the impact of East Coast's snowstorm on flight travel. In 2014, there has already been 71,000 flight cancellations.
*Rosneft says expects Ryazan refinery back to normal by Feb. 19. MOSCOW, Feb 13- Russia's top oil producer Rosneft said it had halted output of oil products at its Ryazan refinery, a key fuel supplier to Moscow's airports, after a fire late on Wednesday caused by a railcar crash.
ISTANBUL, Feb 11- A 22 billion euro project to build a third airport in Istanbul will be delayed for at least 10 months after a Turkish court sought further investigation into its environmental impact, a group challenging the project said.
Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech about improving America's infrastructure, where he also addressed the problems with airports. Stevens Institute of Technology's Alex Washburn, provides perspective.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on record flight cancellations in January of this year. Transports are having the worst day since April of 2013.
Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly managing partner, discusses how weather-related flight cancellations and delays will impact the airline industry, as well as new rules by the FAA for the busiest airports.
A Southwest plane landed at the wrong airport in Branson, Missouri. CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.
According to FlightAware, more than 12,000 flights have been cancelled over the last 4 days. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Chicago on the flight cancellation rate.