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  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 6- United Continental Holdings Inc has dropped its plan to acquire 24 take-off and landing slots at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport from Delta Air Lines Inc, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday. The Justice Department had said United's move to lease more landing slots at Newark, where it is already dominant,...

  • JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS UNITED AIRLINES DROPS PLAN TO PURCHASE 24 TAKE-OFF, LANDING "SLOTS" FROM DELTA AIR LINES AT NEWARK AIRPORT.

  • SANTIAGO/ WINNIPEG, April 6- As slumping metals prices force miners to scale back production, the scramble by some to sell idled equipment at a discount is producing bargains for healthier players. Mantos Copper, a unit of investment firm Audley Capital, which bought two Chilean copper mines last year from Anglo American, is among those reaping the benefits.

  • Little funding to fix potholes

    The Federal Highway Administration estimates it will cost $170 billion a year to fix roadways.

  • TEGUCIGALPA, March 31- Honduras will build a $163 million international airport in the center of the country, designed to improve on the poor safety record of the existing airport in the capital city, authorities said on Thursday. The project will be led by a consortium between local firm Inversiones EMCO and Flughafen Munchen, the operator of Germany's Munich...

  • March 31- American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker said on Thursday it was too early to tell if the March 22 Brussels attacks would reduce demand for flights, though long airport security lines could discourage customers. While the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has helped protect passengers from security threats, it lacks the...

  • AMERICAN AIRLINES CONCERNED THAT LONG TSA AIRPORT SECURITY LINES COULD DISCOURAGE TRAVEL- CEO.

  • Lockheed lands cargo airship deal

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports that Straightline Aviation and Lockheed Martin have inked a $480 million deal for 12 of Lockheed's hybrid airships.

  • MOSCOW, March 30- When Vladimir Putin announced the withdrawal of most of Russia's military contingent from Syria there was an expectation that the Yauza, a Russian naval icebreaker and one of the mission's main supply vessels, would return home to its Arctic Ocean port. Instead, three days after Putin's March 14 declaration, the Yauza, part of the "Syrian Express",...

  • MOSCOW, March 30- When Vladimir Putin announced the withdrawal of most of Russia's military contingent from Syria there was an expectation that the Yauza, a Russian naval icebreaker and one of the mission's main supply vessels, would return home to its Arctic Ocean port. Instead, three days after Putin's March 14 declaration, the Yauza, part of the "Syrian Express",...

  • NAIROBI, March 29- Kenya has scrapped plans for a new terminal building at Nairobi's main airport due to financial pressures and excess capacity caused by recent upgrades to existing facilities, the Kenya Airports Authority said on Tuesday. President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the $650 million terminal project for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in...

  • Rendering of a hyperloop capsule being docked.

    The Hyperloop is becoming a modern day gold rush, with 2 companies moving to capitalize on the transport's promise of breakneck speed.

  • NEW YORK, March 25- Travelers passing through New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport this week witnessed a show of force following the Brussels airport attack: U.S. Army soldiers in khaki camouflage bearing assault rifles, police officers in black bullet-proof vests and private security guards directing traffic in neon-yellow vests.

  • NEW YORK, March 24- The New York City metro area took a giant step toward revitalizing its crumbling capacity-strained transport hubs on Thursday as a major bistate agency authorized up to $22 billion of spending on air, rail, and bus infrastructure. Vice President Joe Biden likened to a third world country; $2.3 billion for Newark Airport; up to $15 billion for a...

  • BRUSSELS, March 23- European Union experts will next week discuss ways of strengthening security in airports after the attacks in Brussels on Tuesday that killed at least 31 people, an EU official said, but they will not put forward stricter EU-wide screening rules. At least 10 were killed by two bombs at Zaventem airport, the main one in the Brussels area.

  • BERLIN/ SYDNEY, March 23- Several countries have tightened or reviewed airport security following twin explosions at Brussels Airport, as Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday blamed Europe's porous borders and lax security for the attack. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bomb attacks in the departure hall of Zaventem...

  • BERLIN/ SYDNEY, March 23- Several countries have tightened or reviewed airport security following twin explosions at Brussels Airport, as Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday blamed Europe's porous borders and lax security for the attack. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bomb attacks in the departure hall of Zaventem...

  • March 22- A security alert was lifted at Denver International Airport on Tuesday after police gave the all-clear to several suspicious packages that had prompted a brief evacuation in the main terminal, the airport said on Twitter. The terminal was fully reopened to passengers but vehicle restrictions remained in place as police worked to clear traffic...

  • SECURITY ALERT LIFTED AT DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AS POLICE GIVE ALL-CLEAR ON SUSPICIOUS PACKAGES- AIRPORT TWITTER.

  • NEW YORK, March 22- Major U.S. transportation hubs were placed on alert on Tuesday, with police out in force, and part of Denver International Airport's main terminal was evacuated in response to a possible security threat after suicide bombings in Brussels killed at least 30 people. Large numbers of uniformed police officers and National Guard members in...