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  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers canceled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers cancelled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • July 15- Flights to Turkey diverted and departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport were canceled as a coup attempt unfolded in the country on Friday and Turkey's military said it had seized power. A British Airways flight to Istanbul diverted to Sofia, Bulgaria, and a Lufthansa flight to Istanbul returned to its origin in Frankfurt, company spokeswomen told...

  • MONTERREY, July 7- Mexican construction firm ICA will bid to build runways and a terminal at Mexico City's new airport, local media reported on Thursday. Luis Zarate, chief executive of ICA, told the newspaper La Jornada that the firm will present documents to participate in a runway bid with a consortium of domestic and foreign firms on Aug. 8.

  • FRANKFURT, July 6- The sale of loss-making German airport Frankfurt-Hahn to a Chinese investor appears close to collapse, the airport's local government owner said on Wednesday, after the buyer failed to make an initial payment last week. "Talks in Shanghai seem to point towards a collapse of the sale to SYT," said Roger Lewentz, the interior minister for the...

  • Australia Politics

    New South Wales' Transport Minister Andrew Constance says the close elections highlight the need for governments to have stronger agendas.

  • The needs for new infrastructure won't go away: CEO

    Olivier Brousse, CEO of John Laing Group, warns important infrastructure projects and investment decisions may be paused due to Brexit uncertainty.

  • LONDON, June 30- Britain will not decide where to build a new runway at a London airport until at least October due to the political turmoil following Britons' vote to leave the European Union, Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin said on Thursday. Heathrow, Britain and Europe's busiest airport, has been campaigning for 25 years to build an extra runway and a...

  • LONDON, June 30- Britain is to further delay a decision on whether to build a new runway at London's Heathrow Airport until a new leader of the governing Conservative party is elected, the BBC reported on Thursday. Cameron's government has considering for four years where to build a new runway, with Heathrow seen as the front-runner over rival Gatwick.

  • LONDON, June 30- Britain is to further delay a decision on whether to build a new runway at London's Heathrow Airport until a new leader of the governing Conservative party is elected, the BBC reported on Thursday. Cameron's government has considering for four years where to build a new runway, with Heathrow seen as the front-runner over rival Gatwick.

  • DECISION ON WHETHER TO BUILD NEW RUNWAY AT LONDON'S HEATHROW AIRPORT DELAYED- BBC.

  • Members of the U.S. Army monitor the departures area at John F. Kennedy international Airport in New York, June 29, 2016.

    Officials are stepping up security at American airports, NBC News reported.

  • ATHENS, June 29- COSCO Greece objected on Wednesday to terms submitted to parliament for the sale of Piraeus Port to China COSCO Shipping, saying they were inconsistent with those previously agreed with the Greek privatisation agency. Greece sealed the sale of Piraeus Port Authority to China COSCO Shipping Corporation in April, a major step for the bailed-out...

  • FRANKFURT, June 29- The sale of loss-making Hahn airport in the west of Germany to a Chinese investor has been delayed as the buyer has not yet transferred the money to pay for it, its owners said on Wednesday. The federal state owners of Hahn, a former military base now used mainly by Ryanair, earlier this month announced plans to sell an 82.5 percent stake to Shanghai...

  • A motorist at a Raceway Petroleum station pumps gas in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

    The legislation would set up a $2 billion-per-year transportation trust fund over the next eight years to cover road and bridge work.

  • MEXICO CITY, June 27- Carlos Slim's construction arm has teamed up with three local builders to bid for two runways for Mexico City's new airport worth a combined $1.56 billion, sources say, seeking to snap up major infrastructure projects that survived government cuts. Carso Infraestructura y Construccion, which is part of Slim's Grupo Carso, has agreed to form...

  • RABAT, June 27- The Moroccan government raised 1.94 billion dirhams by selling a 40 percent stake in state-owned port operator Marsa Maroc in the country's first initial public offering this year, traders said on Monday. However, the Casablanca stock exchange's main index, MASI, fell around 1.2 on Monday due to weaker international markets, traders said.

  • Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport.

    The Brexit won't stop the EU pushing on with transport and infrastructure projects, said the European Commission's transport chief.

  • EU Transport

    European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport Violeta Bulc says the EU is very much involved in China's Silk Road infrastructure project.

  • A recruiter with Lyft speaks with a job seeker during a National Career Fairs job fair in Chicago.

    Uber and Lyft are threatening to take the next exit out of the Windy City the same way that they abruptly left Austin, Texas.