LOS ANGELES, May 20- In October 2004, then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger rolled up to a pioneering fueling station at Los Angeles International Airport in a hydrogen-powered metallic blue Hummer loaned to him by General Motors Corp..» Read More
TOKYO, Jan 16- A Boeing 787 operated by All Nippon Airways Co made an emergency landing in Takamatsu in western Japan after smoke appeared in the plane's cockpit, but all 137 passengers and crew members were evacuated safely, the Osaka Airport said on Wednesday. The incident comes on top of a slew of recent problems with Boeing's new Dreamliner aircraft.
WASHINGTON, Jan 14- The U.S. transportation safety agency said on Monday it was analyzing the lithium-ion battery and burned wire bundles as part of its investigation into a fire aboard a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 at Boston's Logan Airport last week. The fire occurred aboard one of Boeing's sophisticated new 787 Dreamliner jets on Jan. 7 at Logan Airport.
United implemented a new boarding system Thursday upsetting many elite frequent-fliers, who now board in the same group as any flier who has one of United's credit cards.
*Flight from Tokyo landed safely at Matsuyama airport. TOKYO, Jan 11- A Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner operated by All Nippon Airways Co landed safely on a domestic flight in Japan on Friday after a crack appeared in a cockpit window. The flight from Tokyo's Haneda Airport landed at Matsuyama airport in western Japan and the plane's return flight to Tokyo was cancelled.
BRUSSELS, Jan 11- The European Commission is considering legal action against Germany over its new international airport in Berlin because of environmental concerns, marking a further setback for the project which has been dogged by delays.
Slow Wi-Fi at airports, convention centers and other travel hot-spots may soon be a thing of the past. The FCC plans to free up an unlicensed spectrum of Wi-Fi that will greatly improve speed and capacity.
Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski said in a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Wednesday that the agency planned to free up unlicensed spectrum in the 5 gigahertz band in order to improve wi-fi service both in terms of speed and capacity.
NEW YORK, Jan 9- Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jet on Tuesday suffered its second mishap in two days, with the same airline and at the same U.S. airport- the latest in a series of setbacks that have heightened safety concerns over the new aircraft.
*Boeing shares close down 2 percent. BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 7- Fire broke out on an empty Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet parked at a gate in Boston on Monday, putting safety concerns about the new, carbon-composite jet back in the spotlight and drawing attention from federal investigators.
WASHINGTON, Jan 7- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation into the fire on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner aircraft at Boston's Logan International Airport on Monday, the agency said. A mechanic inspecting the Japan Airlines Co Ltd jet discovered smoke in the cockpit while performing a routine post-flight inspection.
First, NerdWallet tackled the job of simplifying personal finance. Now, they're trying to take some of the aggravation out of air travel with a new venture -- TravelNerd.
*EgyptAir says resuming flights to Damascus. BEIRUT, Dec 2- Syrian forces pounded rebel-held suburbs around Damascus with fighter jets and rockets on Sunday, opposition activists said, killing and wounding dozens in an offensive to push rebels away from the airport and stop them closing in on the capital.
FRANKFURT, Nov 30- Closer ties with Turkish Airlines could keep Lufthansa in the race for longhaul flights to Asia and stem the flow of business to Gulf carriers. Turkish Airlines' Istanbul hub straddles Europe and Asia and is hours closer to Europe than Gulf airports.
In a worldwide first, Denver International Airport offers travelers free global phone calls from more than 200 landline phones located throughout the concourses.
FHA is short $56 billion in reserves, with Stephen Meister, Meister, Seelig & Fein; and SEIU activists are protesting outside Los Angeles Airport, with Mary Kay Henry, SEIU International president.
Travelers arriving at Las Vegas' McCarran Airport looking to start the party right away can buy liquor to go at a new shop in the baggage claim area.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says high-speed taxiways at the three New York City area airports help reduce congestion. And they're building more.
From long lines to crowded bathrooms, a new survey lists which U.S. airports are the most stressful and most hassle-free.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports one day after Sandy slammed into the East Coast, Newark, LaGuardia and JFK airports remain closed; Marc Magliari, Amtrak Media Relations Manager says some Northeast train services will begin operating tomorrow; and Ralph LaRossa, Public Service Electric & Gas Co. president and COO says more than 25 percent of customers services have been restored.
Most airlines are providing full refunds for canceled flights or waiving fees to reschedule travel hit by Sandy. Instead of calling and being on hold, here's how to get faster service.