Airport Services


  • 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 plans new $14 bln airport to ease congestion Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    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.

  • Power struggle blights Libya's chaotic main airport Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    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.

  • These are the world's most loved airports     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    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.

  • As Assad advances, Syria launches commercial airline Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    Esmail Sharaf, Vice Commercial Manager, told Reuters that Kinda Airlines will operate out of Damascus International airport and the coastal city of Latakia. It aims to fly to more than 10 destinations within a year, including the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Iraq, and "hopefully Lebanon and Jordan".


  • March 24- Southwest Airlines Co will more than double its flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport this year with new nonstop routes to cities including Akron- Canton, Ohio; Indianapolis and Dallas Love Field, it said on Monday.

  • DUBAI, March 24- Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson dangled the carrot of further investment in the British airline's domestic carrier Little Red as he stepped up the campaign for a third runway at London's Heathrow airport.