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  • WASHINGTON, Nov 24- Some parcels at Cairo airport being shipped to the United States by express mail service DHL that were flagged by the company for further checks were found by Egyptian officials to contain no explosives, a DHL spokeswoman said on Tuesday. "As part of our standard screening and security procedure, we identified a shipment today at DHL's Cairo...

  • Employees assemble a Royal Enfield Motors Classic 350 motorcycle moving on a conveyor on the production line at the company's manufacturing facility in Chennai, India.

    India's push to attract FDI has scored some wins but infrastructure and red tape are still an issue, business leaders tell CNBC.

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    Infrastructure power players - GV Sanjay Reddy of GVK and Hindustan's Ajit Gulabchand - say India's PPP problems are being solved.

  • MONTREAL, Nov 23- The United Nations' aviation agency said Monday its panel of security experts will review ways to better protect global airports from terrorism following concerns of lax security raised after a Russian plane was destroyed on Oct. 31. The International Civil Aviation Organization- led panel, which is to meet in March 2016, will emphasize airport...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 20- A Federal Aviation. Registration is one of several steps the FAA and other government agencies are considering to address a disturbing rise in reckless drone use this year, including near-misses with commercial airliners near airports. "On Saturday, the task force will deliver its report to the Federal Aviation Administration," FAA...

  • Karhoo is new entrant to ride-hailing apps space that incumbent taxi firms and limousine services may actually want to get behind.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 18- Airport workers at seven of the busiest U.S. hubs plan to strike on Wednesday night and Thursday over what they say are bad wages and threats against unionizing. Some 2,000 plane cleaners, baggage handlers and other workers will strike at New York's Kennedy and LaGuardia airports, as well as Newark Liberty, Chicago O'Hare, Boston, Philadelphia and...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 18- Airport workers at seven of the busiest U.S. hubs plan to strike beginning Wednesday night over what they say are bad wages and threats against unionizing. Some 2,000 plane cleaners, baggage handlers and other workers will strike at New York's Kennedy and LaGuardia airports, as well as Newark Liberty, Chicago O'Hare, Boston, Philadelphia and Fort...

  • TORONTO, Nov 13- Three of Canada's largest pension fund managers said on Friday that they would acquire the operator of the Chicago Skyway toll road for $2.8 billion. The 7.8- mile Chicago Skyway is the only Illinois toll highway not operated by the state Toll Highway Authority. The three pension funds and peers like Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, British...

  • There are great benefits to developing the Arctic's amazing wealth of resources, if done carefully, according to Iceland's president.

  • JUSTICE DEPT LAWSUIT AGAINST UNITED AND DELTA FOR NEWARK AIRPORT SLOT SWAP NECESSARY TO PROTECT PASSENGERS FROM HIGHER FARES AND FEWER CHOICES- DOJ ANTITRUST CHIEF.

  • JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS FILES ANTITRUST LAWSUIT TO BLOCK UNITED'S MONOPOLIZATION OF TAKEOFF AND LANDING SLOTS AT NEWARK AIRPORT.

  • *Alstom contract worth $3 bln inc. new factory. NEW DELHI, Nov 10- General Electric and Alstom have won contracts worth a combined $5.6 billion to supply India's railways with new locomotives, as the vast but dilapidated state-owned network looks to foreign companies to help it modernise. France's Alstom has been picked to supply 800 electric locomotives and...

  • NEW DELHI, Nov 9- General Electric Co has won a $2.6 billion contract to supply India's railways with 1000 diesel locomotives, as the state-owned network looks to foreign capital to help it modernise. The contract is also one of first and largest to be awarded to a foreign firm since India last year allowed 100 percent foreign direct investment in some parts of its...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 7- Nighttime flights into and out of Los Angeles International Airport will avoid passing over the Pacific Ocean just to the west of the airport for the coming week because the U.S. military has activated airspace there, officials said. But the FAA has indicated that military airspace over that patch of ocean was activated beginning on Friday...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 6- The United States will boost security checks overseas for U.S.-bound flights as a precaution following the recent Russian passenger jet crash in Egypt, including asking foreign airports to tighten screening of items before they are brought on board aircraft, U.S. officials said on Friday. Homeland Security Secretary, said in a statement...

  • Nov 6- United Continental Holdings Inc will not outsource more jobs in baggage handling or customer service until at least 2019 and will start "expedited" contract talks for nearly 30,000 workers, the airline said on Friday. The news marks the latest effort by United, the second-largest U.S. airline by capacity, and new Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz to build...

  • OTG is working with Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse Group AG on the potential IPO, which could raise between $300 and $400 million, the people said this week. OTG and Credit Suisse did not immediately respond to requests for comment, while Morgan Stanley declined to comment. New York- based OTG works with chefs to develop dining concepts in airports such as Newark...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 5- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to pass a multi-year transportation funding bill that also renews the Export-Import Bank's charter, but final provisions of the measure will be subject to negotiations with the Senate. The bill authorizes federal spending on road, bridge and rail transit infrastructure projects for six...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 5 (Reuters)- TransCanada Corp scrapped plans to build a port in Quebec and said on Thursday it will have only one export terminal for its Energy East pipeline project. Calgary- based TransCanada had originally planned to build two ports for shipping crude overseas- one at the pipeline terminus in St John, New Brunswick, and the other in Cacouna,...