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  • May 4- California Public Employees' Retirement System said it bought a 10 percent share of the Indiana Toll Road Concession Co LLC from fund manager IFM Investors, marking its first investment in U.S. transportation. ITRCC operates and maintains a 157- mile divided highway, known as the Indiana Toll Road for Indiana. Direct investment in transportation by a...

  • May 4- The United States is to increase the number of airport security staff and bomb-sniffing dogs and ramp up its pre-screening enrollment efforts in an attempt to address airlines' concerns that long airport lines this summer might discourage air travel. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will add officers at airports expected to have the...

  • A woman waits for a subway train in New York City.

    Today, train delays are rising, and even a hiccup like a sick passenger or a signal malfunction can inundate stations with passengers.

  • BRUSSELS— Under extra security, the Brussels Airport reopened its departure hall Sunday for the first time since deadly Islamic extremist attacks in March. Passengers on select flights started using the newly-repaired departure hall Sunday after a special ceremony presided over by Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel. Brussels is back in business, "...

  • GIBRALTAR— Gibraltar's authorities have joined air-travel industry leaders in calling for the small British territory on Spain's southwestern tip to be included in the European Union's laws governing European aviation. Joseph Garcia, Gibraltar's Civil Aviation Minister, says Saturday that Gibraltar is legally entitled to inclusion "by virtue of our...

  • April 29- All flights into Philadelphia International Airport were halted for less than an hour on Friday morning after pilots of two planes reported problems- including smoke in the cabin- before landing safely. The pilot of American Eagle flight 4801 from Richmond, Virginia, operated by Piedmont Airlines, reported smoke in the cockpit just before the plane's...

  • ATLANTA, April 29- Delta Air Lines Inc plans to buy a 5 percent stake in biometric technology company CLEAR to deploy fingerprinting and iris identification services at major U.S. airports and speed up security lines, Delta's incoming Chief Executive Ed Bastian told reporters in Atlanta on Friday. Delta said in a separate news release that it is still...

  • DELTA AIR LINES TO PURCHASE 5 PCT OF CLEAR, A BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, TO HELP SPEED UP AIRPORT SECURITY- CEO.

  • April 28- JetBlue Airways Corp said Thursday that it will start six round-trip flights per weekday between New York's space-constrained LaGuardia airport and Boston, in a bid to capture business travelers on the heavily trafficked route.

  • *Tanker could end up in Latin America- traders. LONDON, April 28- Trading house Trafigura is shipping a rare cargo of gasoline from China to the United States, as the recent weakening of the Asian market after months of stock builds opens up new routes. The tanker Dalmacija is currently sailing across the Pacific Ocean after loading a part cargo at the port of...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 27- Cenovus Energy is looking into building a diluent recovery unit at its Bruderheim crude-by-rail terminal near Edmonton, Alberta, which would allow the company to ship raw bitumen in tank cars and save on condensate costs. Speaking to reporters after Cenovus's annual general meeting in Calgary on Wednesday, chief executive Brian...

  • Options include paying for the number of miles a vehicle travels, according to the survey conducted by Kelton Global for HNTB Corp, a transportation consulting firm that works on such projects as managed lanes and mileage-based user fees. Government Accountability Office said last year. With gasoline taxes lagging, the federal Highway Trust Fund has needed...

  • *Spaniards angered by need for repeat elections. MADRID, April 27- Spaniards expressed dismay on Wednesday at the failure of their politicians to form a coalition government after four months of haggling, forcing new elections that opinion polls suggest may not break the deadlock. With no stable government in sight, a state-controlled Spanish airport...

  • LOS ANGELES— Authorities say a Delta Airlines jetliner had a flat tire after landing safely at Los Angeles International Airport following a flight from Atlanta. Airport police officer Rob Pedregon says the pilot of Flight 2355 reported a possible wheel problem before landing around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian...

  • BERLIN— Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Germany after government workers started short-term strikes affecting eight cities' airports ahead of a new round of wage negotiations. Nearly 400 flights at Frankfurt airport alone were canceled Wednesday morning after airport firefighters walked off the job. Public-sector workers doing ground...

  • BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, April 27- Airline passengers travelling through Germany are set for a day of disruption after public sector workers at airports started strikes in a bid to push for higher wages. Lufthansa, Germany's largest carrier, said it was cancelling almost 900 flights at airports including Frankfurt and Munich, equivalent to around 60 percent of its...

  • GOVERNMENT TO REMOVE CAP ON TAKE-OFFS AND LANDINGS AT NEWARK LIBERTY AIRPORT IS GREAT NEWS.

  • TIRANA, Albania— Albania's Tirana International Airport has been bought by Hong Kong- based China Everbright and Friedmann Pacific Asset Management. According to a statement emailed to The Associated Press on Tuesday by China Everbright, the two companies have created a joint venture, Keen Dynamics Limited, or KDL, that has signed an agreement with the...

  • SINGAPORE, April 25- Falling Iraqi oil exports have eased a huge traffic jam of tankers waiting to load crude at the Iraqi port of Basra, with queuing times falling by about a third this month, shipping data showed. Iraq typically cuts Basra exports whenever there is a backlog of ships waiting to load. Delays to load Basra heavy crude have fallen to an average of 11-12...

  • Elon Musk wants has a solution for traffic jams

    Tesla's CEO says self-driving buses could reduce traffic.