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  • RALEIGH, N.C.— CSX Corp. will build an intermodal cargo hub near the Virginia border in Edgecombe County after landowner opposition blocked the railroad company's first option, officials said Tuesday. North Carolina will spend about $100 million for track improvements and other transportation infrastructure, plus tax breaks worth up to $4 million.

  • Pakistan-China Economy

    Former Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz says the China-Pakistan economic corridor is a holistic initiative to improve trade, investment and cooperation.

  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers canceled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers cancelled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • July 15- Flights to Turkey diverted and departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport were canceled as a coup attempt unfolded in the country on Friday and Turkey's military said it had seized power. A British Airways flight to Istanbul diverted to Sofia, Bulgaria, and a Lufthansa flight to Istanbul returned to its origin in Frankfurt, company spokeswomen told...

  • NEW YORK— Of all the factors that could delay flights at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, this one is probably the slowest: turtles. Some of the slowpoke visitors have managed to crawl onto the runways and taxiways, causing delays while workers round them up, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that operates the airport said Friday.

  • CHICAGO— Chicago is planning a multibillion dollar effort to expand the city's O'Hare International Airport that includes more gates, larger terminals and upgraded amenities. "This is an important step forward in our ongoing work to ensure that O'Hare serves as the economic engine for the people of Chicago and an international gateway for travelers around...

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Southwest Airlines says one of its flights made an unplanned landing at Kansas City International Airport after experiencing severe turbulence during rough weather. The Kansas City Star reports that the flight was headed from Chicago to Austin, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon. A Southwest spokesman says the flight crew decided to land in Kansas...

  • WASHINGTON— Congress passed an aviation bill Wednesday that attempts to close gaps in airport security and shorten screening lines, but leaves thornier issues unresolved. The House had passed the measure earlier in the week and it now goes to President Barack Obama, who must sign the bill by Friday when the FAA's current operating authority expires to avoid a...

  • NEW YORK— Losing near-monopoly control over Newark Liberty International Airport is going to cost United Airlines $412 million, or $264 million after taxes. The Federal Aviation Administration announced in April that it would lift all the restrictions at Newark, essentially opening it to as many flights and airlines that could secure gate space at the...

  • The aircraft, Solar Impulse 2, flew out of the Seville airport in Spain on Monday and landed at the Cairo International Airport on Wednesday morning. The flight, piloted by Swiss man Andre Borschberg, had arrived in Seville on June 23 after an unprecedented three-day flight across the Atlantic. The around-the-world voyage began in March 2015 in Abu Dhabi in the...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Workers at Philadelphia International Airport have voted overwhelmingly to walk off the job during the Democratic National Convention later this month. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports workers are seeking better scheduling, clarity on sick pay, a more predictable disciplinary system and the ability to unionize. Information from: The...

  • The bill also extends the Federal Aviation Administration's programs for 14 months at current funding levels. Action is required by Friday, the day the FAA's current operating authority expires, to avoid a partial shutdown of the agency. Bill Shuster, R- Pa., chairman of the House transportation committee, agreed to temporarily drop his effort to remove air...

  • MONTERREY, July 7- Mexican construction firm ICA will bid to build runways and a terminal at Mexico City's new airport, local media reported on Thursday. Luis Zarate, chief executive of ICA, told the newspaper La Jornada that the firm will present documents to participate in a runway bid with a consortium of domestic and foreign firms on Aug. 8.

  • FRANKFURT, July 6- The sale of loss-making German airport Frankfurt-Hahn to a Chinese investor appears close to collapse, the airport's local government owner said on Wednesday, after the buyer failed to make an initial payment last week. "Talks in Shanghai seem to point towards a collapse of the sale to SYT," said Roger Lewentz, the interior minister for the...

  • Australia Politics

    New South Wales' Transport Minister Andrew Constance says the close elections highlight the need for governments to have stronger agendas.

  • The needs for new infrastructure won't go away: CEO

    Olivier Brousse, CEO of John Laing Group, warns important infrastructure projects and investment decisions may be paused due to Brexit uncertainty.

  • LONDON, June 30- Britain will not decide where to build a new runway at a London airport until at least October due to the political turmoil following Britons' vote to leave the European Union, Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin said on Thursday. Heathrow, Britain and Europe's busiest airport, has been campaigning for 25 years to build an extra runway and a...

  • LONDON, June 30- Britain is to further delay a decision on whether to build a new runway at London's Heathrow Airport until a new leader of the governing Conservative party is elected, the BBC reported on Thursday. Cameron's government has considering for four years where to build a new runway, with Heathrow seen as the front-runner over rival Gatwick.

  • LONDON, June 30- Britain is to further delay a decision on whether to build a new runway at London's Heathrow Airport until a new leader of the governing Conservative party is elected, the BBC reported on Thursday. Cameron's government has considering for four years where to build a new runway, with Heathrow seen as the front-runner over rival Gatwick.