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  • WASHINGTON, May 18- The U.S. Transportation Department said Wednesday it is permanently banning passengers and crew members from carrying e-cigarettes in checked baggage or charging the devices onboard aircraft. In August 2014, an e-cigarette in a passenger's checked bag in the cargo hold of an aircraft caused a fire forcing an evacuation of the plane at...

  • WASHINGTON, May 18- The U.S. Transportation Department said Wednesday it is banning passengers and crew members from carrying e-cigarettes in checked baggage or charging the devices onboard aircraft. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx cited a number of recent incidents that show the devices can catch fire during transport. Passengers may continue to...

  • Didi President talks 'clicking with Apple'

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on the new relationship between Apple and Didi Chuxing.

  • SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO PLANS TO LAUNCH FLIGHTS TO CANCUN AND OTHER MEXICAN CITIES FROM LOS ANGELES PENDING U.S.

  • Goldman Sachs upgrades Tesla, likes Model 3

    The firm is lifting its rating on the electric car maker to 'buy' from 'neutral.'

  • A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers watch over a line of people awaiting security screening

    As if fliers weren't already frustrated with long lines at U.S. airports, a new report has found that travelers will need to brace themselves for even bigger crowds this summer.

  • TSA airport outrage

    Republican Congressman John Mica discusses his views on the TSA and airport security.

  • LONDON, May 18- India has embarked on a massive road construction programme that both reflects and will stimulate increased ownership of cars and motorcycles and drive continued rapid growth in gasoline and diesel consumption. India has the second-largest road network after the United States, with 5.23 million km of roads, of which 3.17 million are surfaced.

  • Logjam at the airports... bring a book

    CNBC'S Phil Lebeau takes a look at long lines and security clogs at our nation's airports as the TSA prepares to handle a surge in summer travelers.

  • New York City Crushes it

    New York City confiscated illegal all-terrain vehicles, motorbikes and scooters on New York City streets. Then they destroyed them - and streamed it on Facebook live.

  • About 231 million passengers will fly on U.S. airlines from June through August, up 4 percent from the same period last year, the Washington- based group said in a news release. The group called on the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to quickly hire and train new staff to cut waiting times at airports. Jeh Johnson, secretary of the U.S. Department of...

  • Akbar Al Baker, Chief Executive, Qatar Airways

    Qatar Airways will expand service in the U.S. wherever it is needed, and isn't concerned about a possible Trump presidency, its CEO says.

  • Metro trains arrive in the Gallery Place-Chinatown station in the Washington, D.C. Metro system.

    America's infrastructure is crumbling and there isn't enough money to fix it, experts say.

  • *Qatar wants to increase ties to London- CEO. LONDON/ ATLANTA, May 17- Qatar Airways has raised its stake in British Airways-owner International Consolidated Airlines Group to 15.01 percent and said on Tuesday it may consider acquiring more of the firm over time. Al-Baker said at an event in Atlanta that he wanted to deepen links to London, where BA has its main hub.

  • Spin on the bus on your way to work....

    British fitness company 1Rebel plans to transform a bus into a mobile spinning studio to help Londoners better utilize their morning commute.

  • LONDON, May 17- Qatar Airways said on Tuesday it had raised its stake in the British Airways- owner, International Consolidated Airlines Group, to 15.01 percent and said it may consider acquiring more of the firm over time. In April, the firm's CEO said it had increased its stake to under 12 percent from 9.99 percent. "We have been very happy with our investment in IAG,...

  • Save money when booking a vacation

    Figuring out travel plans and hunting for the lowest prices can be stressful, but CNBC’s Sharon Epperson has a few tips for travelers to cut costs as they plan their next getaway.

  • SINGAPORE, May 17- Low-cost airline groups and manufacturers of smaller passenger aircraft will be among the main winners after Southeast Asia's open skies agreement finally came into effect last month, although airport capacity constraints could limit the benefits. Ratification of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations open skies agreements by...

  • Philadelphia skyline with train

    The engineer controlling an Amtrak train that crashed outside Philadelphia last year was likely distracted. NBC News reports.

  • Travelers facing long lines

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the airline report card in March, and what the TSA can do about long lines at airports. Delta is trimming its capacity growth later in 2016.

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