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  • April 29- All flights into Philadelphia International Airport were halted for less than an hour on Friday morning after pilots of two planes reported problems- including smoke in the cabin- before landing safely. The pilot of American Eagle flight 4801 from Richmond, Virginia, operated by Piedmont Airlines, reported smoke in the cockpit just before the plane's...

  • ATLANTA, April 29- Delta Air Lines Inc plans to buy a 5 percent stake in biometric technology company CLEAR to deploy fingerprinting and iris identification services at major U.S. airports and speed up security lines, Delta's incoming Chief Executive Ed Bastian told reporters in Atlanta on Friday. Delta said in a separate news release that it is still...

  • DELTA AIR LINES TO PURCHASE 5 PCT OF CLEAR, A BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, TO HELP SPEED UP AIRPORT SECURITY- CEO.

  • April 28- JetBlue Airways Corp said Thursday that it will start six round-trip flights per weekday between New York's space-constrained LaGuardia airport and Boston, in a bid to capture business travelers on the heavily trafficked route.

  • *Tanker could end up in Latin America- traders. LONDON, April 28- Trading house Trafigura is shipping a rare cargo of gasoline from China to the United States, as the recent weakening of the Asian market after months of stock builds opens up new routes. The tanker Dalmacija is currently sailing across the Pacific Ocean after loading a part cargo at the port of...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 27- Cenovus Energy is looking into building a diluent recovery unit at its Bruderheim crude-by-rail terminal near Edmonton, Alberta, which would allow the company to ship raw bitumen in tank cars and save on condensate costs. Speaking to reporters after Cenovus's annual general meeting in Calgary on Wednesday, chief executive Brian...

  • Options include paying for the number of miles a vehicle travels, according to the survey conducted by Kelton Global for HNTB Corp, a transportation consulting firm that works on such projects as managed lanes and mileage-based user fees. Government Accountability Office said last year. With gasoline taxes lagging, the federal Highway Trust Fund has needed...

  • *Spaniards angered by need for repeat elections. MADRID, April 27- Spaniards expressed dismay on Wednesday at the failure of their politicians to form a coalition government after four months of haggling, forcing new elections that opinion polls suggest may not break the deadlock. With no stable government in sight, a state-controlled Spanish airport...

  • BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, April 27- Airline passengers travelling through Germany are set for a day of disruption after public sector workers at airports started strikes in a bid to push for higher wages. Lufthansa, Germany's largest carrier, said it was cancelling almost 900 flights at airports including Frankfurt and Munich, equivalent to around 60 percent of its...

  • GOVERNMENT TO REMOVE CAP ON TAKE-OFFS AND LANDINGS AT NEWARK LIBERTY AIRPORT IS GREAT NEWS.

  • SINGAPORE, April 25- Falling Iraqi oil exports have eased a huge traffic jam of tankers waiting to load crude at the Iraqi port of Basra, with queuing times falling by about a third this month, shipping data showed. Iraq typically cuts Basra exports whenever there is a backlog of ships waiting to load. Delays to load Basra heavy crude have fallen to an average of 11-12...

  • Elon Musk wants has a solution for traffic jams

    Tesla's CEO says self-driving buses could reduce traffic.

  • Residents are helped off rescue boats after being evacuated from their flooded apartment complex Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Houston. Storms have dumped more than a foot of rain in the Houston area, flooding dozens of neighborhoods.

    Houston's flooding is natural, but there are steps to reduce losses of life and property.

  • JAKARTA, April 20- Authorities from at least two Indonesian coal ports have stopped allowing vessels to leave for the Philippines due to security concerns following a spate of ship hijackings in the southern Philippines, a government official said on Wednesday. Departure permits for the Philippines were no longer available for shipping vessels at the Port...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 19- Argentina's economy should start adding jobs in August, as the country's return to global credit markets after a record 2002 default promises to boost foreign investment and public works, the labor minister said on Tuesday. As an economic crisis in Brazil sapped demand for many of Argentina's industrial exports over the past year, the...

  • Trading Nation: Trading the transports

    Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management and David Seaburg of Cowen & Co. discuss the transport sector with Melissa Lee.

  • GWADAR, Pakistan, April 12- The newly expanded Gwadar deep-water port in Pakistan that is key to a planned $46 billion Chinese economic corridor is nearly complete and expects to process about a million tons of cargo next year, the operator said on Tuesday. Most of the cargo will be incoming construction materials to be used in projects related to the China...

  • ATHENS, April 8- Greece sealed the sale of Piraeus Port Authority to China COSCO Shipping Corporation on Friday, while striking dockworkers protested against what will be the country's second major privatisation since late last year. The sale of Greece's biggest port had been halted by the leftist government of Alexis Tsipras when it won elections in January...

  • ATHENS, April 8- Greece is to sell its biggest port Piraeus Port Authority to shipping group China COSCO Shipping Corporation, marking the second major privatization for the country since late last year. The port sale had been halted by the leftist government of Alexis Tsipras when it won elections in January last year but it was resumed under Greece's 86...

  • WASHINGTON, April 7- The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to bolster travel security in the wake of the Brussels attacks with measures that include doubling the number of transportation security teams with bomb-sniffing dogs at domestic airports and other transit hubs. The FAA bill is expected to come up for a final vote later this month. It is unclear what kind of...