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  • SYDNEY, Oct 15- Australia's competition regulator said a proposed A $8.9 billion takeover by Canada's Brookfield Asset Management of local port and rail freight firm Asciano Ltd may hurt competition for other coal haulage operators. The statement suggests that, while Brookfield and Asciano may be required to make changes to the deal or give regulatory...

  • India finally drafts regulations for ride-hailing apps Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 10:04 PM ET
    Uber New York

    India has drafted regulations for ride-hailing companies, including Uber and its domestic rival Ola.

  • PARIS, Oct 12- Aeroports de Paris, the operator of Paris' Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports, forecast on Monday that core profit would rise by as much as two-fifths over the next five years as demand for air travel continues to grow. He declined to comment on a report by Bloomberg that the state was considering selling part of its holding in Aeroports de Paris to...

  • Southwest hit by tech glitches; flights delayed Sunday, 11 Oct 2015 | 1:54 PM ET
    View of Southwest Airlines planes parked at the Denver International Airport.

    Southwest Air says technology issues have delayed some flights as airline employees have to process travelers manually.

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 6- Thousands of cattle owned by beef producer Minerva SA are thought to have died when a boat leaving a port in northern Brazil overturned, the company and Williams Shipping Agents said on Tuesday. Minerva said in a securities filing that a ship transporting its cattle had tipped over after departing from the Vila do Conde port in Barcarena.

  • TOKYO, Oct 6- Toyota Motor Corp said it would aim to bring to market cars that can autonomously change lanes, merge with traffic, and overtake other vehicles on highways by around 2020 as it aims to catch up in the nascent field of self-driving cars. Toyota also said it would launch three models in Japan this year equipped with "intelligent transportation system"...

  • Uber's intense lobbying is paying off Down Under Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 12:23 AM ET

    Despite Uber's global challenges which include pending criminal cases, Australia offers a comeback for the ride-sharing app.

  • The bill, introduced by lawmakers on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, could avert a threatened service suspension by major railroads that cannot meet the current Dec. 31 deadline, which Congress imposed in 2008, for implementing positive train control technology. The proposed legislation would extend this year's deadline to Dec. 31,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- U.S. lawmakers, under mounting pressure from the railroad industry, announced bipartisan legislation on Wednesday to extend a Dec. 31 deadline for costly new safety technology for at least another three years. The bill, introduced by Republicans and Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, could avert a...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives announced bipartisan legislation on Wednesday to extend the Dec. 31 deadline for railroads to implement advanced safety technology for three years to the end of 2018..

  • TALIBAN FIGHTERS ATTEMPTING TO SEIZE CONTROL OF AIRPORT IN AFGHAN CITY KUNDUZ- SECURITY OFFICIAL.

  • Pope gridlock? Here's a $95 copter flight over NYC Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 12:03 PM ET
    Blade is offering $95 private chopper rides to avoid pope congestion.

    For New Yorkers looking to avoid the traffic expected Friday from Pope Francis, the U.N. and Obama, Blade Helicopters has come up with a solution.

  • *Iran offers $2.95/ mmBtu gas, India seeks $1.50/ mmBtu. NEW DELHI, Sept 23- India is ready to invest more than $15.2 billion to build projects in Iran including taking up full-scale development of Chabahar Port if Tehran offers better terms including cheaper gas, Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday. India is one of the handful countries that...

  • *Iran offers $2.95/ mmBtu gas, India seeks $1.50/ mmBtu. NEW DELHI, Sept 23- India is ready to invest more than $15.2 billion to build projects in Iran including taking up full-scale development of Chabahar Port if Tehran offers better terms including cheaper gas, Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday. India is one of the handful countries that...

  • Berlin's Tegel airport: the never ending story? Friday, 18 Sep 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    BERLIN, Sept 18- It's squat, ungainly and showing its age, but Berlin's Tegel airport is still defying retirement. Its concrete architecture contrasts sharply with the gleaming steel and glass structures favoured by modern hubs in London, Frankfurt and Paris. "The last time I was here was 2002, and nothing much has changed since then," said Simon Wilson, a 55- year old...

  • Sept 17- American Airlines on Thursday said it was working to get customers in the air after technical problems caused it to halt flights to three of its hub airports. Some 525 flights on American Airlines were delayed and five canceled on Thursday, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware.com. In April, American Airlines delayed flights when an iPad...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 17- American Airlines Group Inc said it has halted flights to three of its hubs on Thursday amid technical issues the carrier was trying to fix. American, the world's largest airline, stopped flights headed to Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago O'Hare and Miami international airports from taking off. Some 262 flights on American Airlines have reported...

  • Fix the US transportation system now Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Infrastructure construction site.

    How bad is the US infrastructure system? Well, it ranks behind Germany, Japan and even this tiny country, says Doug Oberhelman.

  • Why this firm thinks you should invest in Africa Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 7:45 PM ET
    Why this firm thinks you should invest in Africa

    Erik Prince, chairman of Frontier Services Group, says Africa continues to show significant growth, particularly in the consumer sectors.

  • BEIJING, Sept 9- Canada's Bombardier has turned down a Chinese offer to buy up to 100 percent of its prized rail unit, documents seen by Reuters show, underscoring its reluctance to cede control of the unit to a state-owned Chinese buyer at this juncture. Beijing Infrastructure Investment Co, a government-owned company that operates 18 metro lines in China's...