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  • JAKARTA/ SINGAPORE, Feb 8- Road blockages and bad weather in Kalimantan on the Indonesian side of Borneo island are being blamed for a disruption of coal supplies from one of the world's most important export regions. "The area most affected is getting coal down the Barito River to coastal ports like Taboneo," said one coal barge shipper from Kalimantan, speaking on...

  • JAKARTA/ SINGAPORE, Feb 8- Road blockages and bad weather in Kalimantan on the Indonesian side of Borneo island are being blamed for a disruption of coal supplies from one of the world's most important export regions. "The area most affected is getting coal down the Barito River to coastal ports like Taboneo," said one coal barge shipper from Kalimantan, speaking on...

  • BERLIN— A strike by ground staff at Berlin's two airports has caused the cancellation of dozens of flights. Ver.di also called members at Hamburg and Stuttgart airports out on strike. Several flights in Stuttgart were canceled or delayed, but there appeared to be little immediate effect on flights in Hamburg.

  • JOHANNESBURG— South African Airways said Tuesday it is the latest airline to cancel flights to Nigeria's capital, Abuja, during six weeks of renovations to its international airport runway starting March 8. British Airways, KLM, Air France and Lufthansa also have temporarily canceled flights to Abuja during the repairs. Nigeria's government had promised to...

  • LONDON— British fighter jets escorted a Pakistani civilian airliner to Stansted Airport near London on Tuesday after a passenger became disruptive, authorities said. The Royal Air Force said it launched Typhoon jets from a base in eastern England on Tuesday afternoon, and that the airliner "was intercepted and safely escorted to Stansted Airport," north of the...

  • BERLIN— A union representing ground staff is calling on its members to go on strike at Berlin's two airports Wednesday. The ver.di union says the strike will take place between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the German capital's Tegel and Schoenefeld airports. Berlin airports information: http://www.berlin-airport.de/en/index. php.

  • Invited guests sign segments of railroad track during a groundbreaking ceremony for a bullet train station in Fresno on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.

    Republicans in California are trying to stop a federal grant for a high-speed rail project, according to an LA times report.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump has promised to revitalize America's aging roads, bridges, railways and airports, but a plan put forward by his economic advisers relies on a transportation financing scheme that hasn't been tried before and comes with significant risks. The plan was set out just before the election by billionaire leveraged buy-out...

  • 'One Belt, One Road' makes slow progress

    Dane Chamorro of Control Risks says China's initiative to develop transport infrastructure connecting it to its neighbors can at times be challenging.

  • This state offers record job openings in construction....

    CNBC's Kate Rogers checks out job opportunities in The Pelican State.

  • Delta Airlines

    The overall trend in the market remains up, but there is one slightly troubling development: Transports are deteriorating.

  • LAGOS, Feb 2- German carrier Lufthansa will not fly to the replacement air hub for the Nigerian capital of Abuja while the main airport is closed for repairs from next month, a company spokesman said on Thursday. While it is closed Abuja- bound passengers will have to fly to Kaduna and travel by bus to the capital, guarded by security, on a road where kidnappings have...

  • AMAZON'S CARGO HUB WILL HAVE PARKING FOR MORE THAN 100 PLANES-AIRPORT CEO.

  • AMAZON.COM INC PLANS MORE THAN 200 FLIGHTS PER DAY AT NEW CARGO HUB IT IS BUILDING NEAR CINCINNATI- AIRPORT CEO.

  • AMSTERDAM, Feb 1- A major computer malfunction crippled traffic at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport for hours on Wednesday, causing delays or cancellations of more than 100 flights at one of Europe's largest transportation hubs. Passengers faced hours of delays as flights were diverted to alternative European airports including Munich and Rotterdam, a...

  • AMSTERDAM, Feb 1- A major computer malfunction crippled traffic at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Wednesday causing the delay or cancellation of more than 100 flights at one of Europe's largest transportation hubs. KLM, the national carrier, canceled flights to Germany, Belgium, Britain and the United States, among others. Flights were being redirected to...

  • AMSTERDAM, Feb 1- Passengers at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport faced long waits Wednesday due to a serious computer problem at air traffic control, causing scores of flights to be diverted, canceled or delayed. A reboot of computer systems at one of Europe's largest flight hubs failed to resolve the issue. Flights were being redirected to Germany's Munich...

  • Airlines not waiting to invest in infrastructure

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports airlines are focused on building new terminals as the increase in demand grows rapidly.

  • LIMA, Jan 30- The government of Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczysnki said on Monday that construction of a $500 million airport had been suspended indefinitely at the request of opposition lawmakers investigating proposed changes to the contract. The Transportation and Communications Ministry said it had decided to hold off on signing the addendum...

  • Congress members Jerrold Nadler and Nydia Velazquez, both Democrats from New York, wanted clarification on whether an immigration ban issued on Friday by President Donald Trump prevented the Iraqis from consulting with attorneys. The tense exchange, witnessed by Reuters, was representative of the confusion at airports across the United States and others...