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  • June 21- A Texas oil and gas businessman who called himself the "Frack Master" has been charged with securities fraud and money laundering in connection with a scheme that defrauded investors out of $62.6 million, U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday. Christopher Faulkner, 41, was arrested on Monday at the Los Angeles International Airport and charged in a criminal...

  • DALLAS— A Dallas oil and gas businessman who dubbed himself the "Frack Master" has been charged with money laundering and fraud after regulators accused him and others of defrauding investors of about $80 million. Christopher Faulkner, who made appearances on cable TV to discuss oil and gas topics, was arrested Monday at Los Angeles International Airport on...

  • Officials at Orlando International Airport said the expansion of face scans would speed up the time it takes for passengers to go through customs. "The process of going into and out of Orlando is going to be greatly enhanced." Airports in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, New York and Washington already use face scans for some departing...

  • Airports in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, New York and Washington already use face scans for some departing international flights, but they don't involve all international travelers at the airports like the program's expansion in Orlando would. The image from the face scan is compared to a Department of Homeland Security biometric...

  • The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday evening in New York's Supreme Court in Albany, the state capital. Other defendants include Buckeye Fire Equipment Co, Chemguard Inc, Kidde-Fenwal Inc, National Foam Inc and Tyco Fire Products LP. The five airports are Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, Francis S. Gabreski...

  • Federal investigators say a fatigue crack in the left engine compressor on a British Airways jet was to blame for an aborted takeoff and fire at a Las Vegas airport in 2015.. One flight attendant was seriously injured in the Sept. 8, 2015, incident at McCarran International Airport. In a report released Wednesday, the National Transportation Safety Board said it...

  • The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday evening in New York's Supreme Court in Albany, the state capital. The other defendants are Buckeye Fire Equipment Co, Chemguard Inc, Kidde-Fenwal Inc, National Foam Inc and Tyco Fire Products LP. The five airports are Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, Francis S. Gabreski...

  • A sign directs travelers to a security checkpoint staffed by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers at O'Hare Airport in Chicago.

    TSA and airlines are urging passengers to pack larger containers in checked luggage and remove smaller containers from carry-on bags for separate screening, similar to small containers of liquids. USAToday reports.

  • American Airlines' regional airline PSA Airlines canceled more than 2,000 flights after a technical glitch crippled its crew scheduler.

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight... aboard a Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane. Dag Falk-Petersen, head of Avinor, sat at the commands of the white Pipistrel Alpha Electro G2 while Ketil Solvik-Olsen sat in the passenger seat.

  • *Sale of ADP stake part of privatisation drive. LONDON, June 15- Construction company Vinci has approached investors to launch a multi-billion-euro bid for part of French airport group Aeroports de Paris, the largest of President Macron's planned state sell-offs, four financial sources said. The deal, among the first of the planned privatisations, would see...

  • *Sale of ADP stake part of privatisation drive. LONDON, June 15- Construction company Vinci has approached investors to launch a multi-billion-euro bid for part of French airport group Aeroports de Paris, the largest of President Macron's planned state sell-offs, four financial sources said. The deal, among the first of the planned privatisations, would see...

  • CHICAGO— A newly announced project by billionaire innovator Elon Musk for a tunnel transit system that would carry travelers to and from Chicago O'Hare International Airport at up to 150 mph is just another project on a growing list of Musk dream projects. But contrast, NASA has spoken about the mid-2030s as a realistic goal sending humans to Mars.

  • CHICAGO— The Latest on plans for a high-speed transportation system between downtown Chicago and O'Hare Airport:. Entrepreneur Elon Musk says a high-speed transportation system that will whisk people between downtown Chicago and O'Hare International Airport in about 12 minutes could be operational in about three years. Musk joined Chicago Mayor Rahm...

  • CHICAGO, June 14- Chicago has selected Elon Musk's Boring Co to build a $1 billion underground transit system that will whisk people from Chicago's downtown Loop district to O'Hare International Airport at 150 miles per hour, the billionaire entrepreneur and Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Thursday. "Were there doubters when Chicago said we're going to build the...

  • CHICAGO, June 14- Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's Boring Co to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the downtown Loop district to O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, the company and the mayor's office said. The service from downtown to the airport on electric vehicles in underground tunnels...

  • CHICAGO, June 14- Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's Boring Co to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the downtown Loop district to O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, the company and the mayor's office said. The service from downtown to the airport on electric vehicles in underground tunnels...

  • Elon Musk's The Boring Company said it won the competition to build a high-speed express train connecting downtown Chicago to the airport. The mayor's office said the aim of the project was to reduce travel time to no more than 20 minutes.

  • CHICAGO— Entrepreneur Elon Musk said Thursday a high-speed transportation system that will whisk people between downtown Chicago and O'Hare International Airport at speeds of up to 150 mph could be operational in about three years. Musk joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to formally announce that a Musk-owned enterprise, The Boring Company, was selected...

  • COPENHAGEN, June 13- The prime ministers of Denmark and Greenland on Wednesday agreed to explore if and how Danish funding could be used to build three planned airports in Greenland. Greenland is a self-ruling part of the Kingdom of Denmark, and while its government decides on most domestic matters, foreign and security policy is handled by Copenhagen.