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  • 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.

  • *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.

  • How AirCare can work for you     Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    AirCare coverage goes beyond covering flight delays. John Noel, Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection president, explains what $25 can buy you with AirCare.

  • Inside disaster drill at JFK Airport     Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    NBC News' Marc Santia reports on a disaster drill which took place at JFK Airport in New York.

  • Berkshire Hathaway's travel protection     Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    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 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.