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  • SAO JOAO DA BARRA, Brazil, June 8- The launch this week of Prumo Logistica's $3.7 billion Port of Açu, the largest in Latin America, marked the revival of a Brazilian logistics hub many thought doomed when the empire of its former billionaire owner collapsed. The Manhattan- sized industrial complex northeast of Rio de Janeiro, which officially opened on Tuesday,...

  • June 7- A U.S. government watchdog is satisfied with new steps that the Transportation Security Administration is taking to improve screening at airports after major lapses last year, according to testimony on Tuesday before a U.S. Senate committee. "As a result of our audit reports... TSA is now, for the first time in memory, critically assessing its deficiencies in...

  • HOMELAND SECURITY DEPT IS GENERALLY SATISFIED WITH TSA'S RECENT WORK TO STOP AIRPORT SCREENING LAPSES- INSPECTOR GENERAL.

  • CHONGQING, China, June 7- Infiniti, the luxury division of Japanese carmaker Nissan, is considering rolling out highway self-driving capabilities for most new models, its president said on Tuesday, potentially overtaking German rivals in a race to offer autonomous driving. Executives for Chinese and global automakers speaking at final day of the Global...

  • FRANKFURT, June 6- Shanghai Yiqian Trading Company is to buy Hahn airport in Germany to secure a base for food exports as well as passengers heading to and from Asia, a deal highlighting China's increasing appetite for overseas infrastructure assets. The planned purchase of an 82.5 percent stake in Hahn from federal state owners for a low double-digit million...

  • FRANKFURT, June 6- Shanghai Yiqian Trading Company is to buy a majority stake in Germany's Hahn airport, one of its owners said on Monday, providing more evidence of China's interest in the international aviation industry and also in buying up German businesses. Last month, China- based home appliance maker Midea Group offered to buy Kuka, valuing the German...

  • *China plans economic superhighway spreading across Asia, beyond. *China pushing ahead with work in China for Southeast Asia link. But Beijing's negotiations have soured there as well, in part over financing, adding to a growing headache for China and highlighting the sort of problems Beijing may face as it develops its economic highways beyond Southeast Asia...

  • NEW YORK, June 3- As travelers face long waits for U.S. airport security checks, Delta Air Lines Inc wants to expand limited access lanes to allow its top fliers- and anyone who pays a fee- to jump to the front of the line. Houston's two main airports plan to drop the program next year. At the airports, CLEAR employees verify customers' identities and escort them to the U.S....

  • MOSCOW, May 31- Moscow's new international airport is set to open next month with only a handful of airlines and faces a struggle to win passengers from rivals after Russia's economic crisis. The Zhukovsky airport terminal was inaugurated by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday, part of a 10 billion rouble project to redevelop a cargo airfield and Cold War...

  • SOFIA, May 30- Chinese companies are considering investments in luxury property developments, an airport and a metals mine in Bulgaria that could amount to more than 2 billion euros in total, an advisor to the projects said on Monday. To attract Chinese capital, Bulgaria needs to structure projects worth over 100 million euros that can be launched within a year,...

  • Travelers are screened by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers at a security check point at O'Hare Airport on June 2, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

    Authorities open extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.

  • MONTREAL, May 27- The United Nation's aviation agency should avoid creating new checkpoints outside airport terminals as it draws up proposed global guidelines to improve security in the wake of recent attacks on travelers, the head of Airports Council International said on Friday. Angela Gittens, director general of the global airport trade group, said she...

  • Infrastructure playbook

    Stanley Elliot, Stifel Nicolaus, discusses three good plays in the infrastructure space.

  • A shortage of staff and a surge in air travelers have created a nightmare scenario for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, with airport wait times in places like Chicago having stretched beyond two hours. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who oversees the TSA, said he asked Congress on Thursday for another $28 million to...

  • A shortage of staff and a surge in air travelers have created a nightmare scenario for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, with airport wait times in places like Chicago having stretched beyond two hours. American, the world's biggest airline, wants TSA to create a senior internal role focused on traveler concerns, Philipovitch told a...

  • LOS ANGELES, May 26- Planes arriving and departing Los Angeles International Airport were delayed on Thursday after a problem with air-traffic control software briefly halted all flights, according to U.S. and local air traffic officials. The Federal Aviation Administration ordered a ground stop for all flights into and out of the airport at about 8 a.m. PDT,...

  • LOS ANGELES, May 26- Flights arriving and departing Los Angeles International Airport should expect delays due to "equipment issues," the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday. Arrivals will be held up to 15 minutes, and departures will be delayed by up to 30 minutes, the FAA said in an online air traffic control advisory. A spokesman for the FAA did...

  • May 26- Flights arriving and departing Los Angeles International Airport should expect delays due to "equipment issues," the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said in an online air traffic control advisory. Arrivals will be held up to 15 minutes, and departures will be delayed up to 30 minutes, the notice said. Los Angeles World Airports, which operates LAX, did...

  • FLIGHTS ARRIVING AT LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HELD UP TO 15 MINUTES DUE TO EQUIPMENT ISSUES- U.S.

  • A shortage of staff and a surge in air travelers have created a nightmare scenario for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, with airport wait times in places like Chicago stretching beyond two hours. While TSA is taking steps to shorten lines such as hiring more full-time officers, it lacks the staffing to handle peak travel times this summer,...