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  • Surfers ride the waves on a beach in Tel Aviv, Israel

    Israel is waking up to its dramatic shortfall in infrastructure compared to most developed economies and a potential increase in spending is bound to offer the private sector a raft of new opportunities.

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Transportation officials on Thursday approved a revised $4 billion plan from Delta Air Lines to renovate its terminal at New York's LaGuardia Airport after Goldman, Sachs& Co, a financial partner in the project, exited the deal. Delta now plans to pay for nearly the entire project by itself, although the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey...

  • DALLAS— The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the U.S. is over, as federal officials say that large airports in the region have taken other steps to increase security. A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday that all airlines and airports with flights departing for the U.S. had met the agency's first...

  • Tesla's CEO Elon Musk

    Elon Musk says The Boring Co. received "verbal" government approval to begin building a Hyperloop between four northeastern cities.

  • LIMA, July 20- The government President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Thursday it has resolved bureaucratic issues that had delayed construction of a $5.66 billion metro line in the capital Lima and a $1.5 billion expansion of the country's main airport. Transportation Minister Bruno Giuffra said on local radio and TV station RPP that work on Line 2 of the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- Some 180 airlines worldwide that fly directly to U.S. airports have complied with a first phase of enhanced security measures outlined in June and do not face any new restrictions, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday. Late Wednesday, the government confirmed it had lifted such restrictions on Saudi Airlines flights...

  • VIENNA— Vienna airport officials say security measures are being increased with the installation of face-scanning systems at passport control points. The Austrian officials said Thursday the installations will start in December at 50 airport security gates used for entry from outside the Schengen Zone, the inner- European Union area that allows free...

  • Road updates benefit both autonomous vehicles and human motorists: Caltrans Director

    California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Director Malcolm Dougherty talks about the state's push to modify roadways to accomodate driverless car technology.

  • In March, the United States imposed restrictions on passengers carrying laptops and other large electronic gear in cabins on flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has inspected and cleared flights from Riyadh's King Khalid International...

  • The Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

    A new study from the Air Transport Research Society ranked 206 airports on productivity and cost competitiveness.

  • KHOBAR, July 19- A ban on laptops and other large electronic devices from the cabins of direct flights to the United States from Saudi Arabia has been lifted, Saudi Arabian Airlines said on Wednesday. In March, the United States imposed restrictions on passengers carrying laptops and other large electronic gear in cabins on flights from certain airports in the...

  • TOKYO— Japanese airport police found 30 bullets in an American Airlines crewmember's carry-on bag and said Wednesday that the flight attendant apparently carried them through his security checks at U.S. airports. Police at Tokyo's Narita International Airport seized the bullets, loaded in two magazines, after finding them Saturday during a security check...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- New York and New Jersey's bi-state transportation agency on Tuesday began seeking proposals to develop a master plan for the $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport, a pet project of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo said in a statement that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates JFK and several...

  • The firms who will build the first phase of England's new high-speed rail line have been announced.

  • SEATTLE— A robot named Tracey greeted passengers at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, providing tips to get them smoothly through security checkpoints. CEO Paul McManus says it is a demonstration model, but future versions could recognize when a traveler is wearing sunglasses or a hat and ask them to take it off before the security checkpoint.

  • Vilnius International Airport, with a single 2.5- kilometer runway, will close Friday until Aug. 17. Some airlines, including Ryanair, have canceled all scheduled flights until September, and several popular direct flights between Vilnius and Madrid, Liverpool and Malta will not be flown during the closure. With 3.8 million annual passengers last year, Vilnius...

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    Jim Cramer may have an unhealthy obsession with this stock, but at this price, maybe you should too.

  • Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer may have an unhealthy obsession with this stock, but at this price, maybe you should too.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— A top California state official said Wednesday he was a passenger on an Air Canada jet that nearly landed on a taxiway where four other planes were sitting rather than the designated runway at San Francisco International Airport. California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones was on the flight from Toronto returning from a conference of...

  • CHICAGO— Police officers will take the lead in responding to disturbances at Chicago's two airports and the word "police" will be removed from the uniforms of non-police security officers, the aviation department announced Wednesday, responding to an April incident in which security officers dragged a passenger from a packed United Airlines flight.