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  • A cure for travel troubles

    CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports from Dallas-Fort Worth airport about the efforts to help combat travel stress with therapy dogs and sleeping pods. Jay Walker, Upside Travel CEO and Priceline founder, weighs in.

  • Trump's ban of 7 countries exclusively is 'unnecessary': Bill Bratton

    I think you can tighten the vetting process, says Bill Bratton, Teneo Risk executive chairman, and former NYPD commissioner, discussing President Trump's proposed travel ban on people from several Muslim-majority countries, what America needs to do to increase security awareness, and the TSA's screening of electronic devices at airports.

  • Tired and cranky at the airport? Minute Suites offers tired travelers a place to 'chill'

    CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on one company that provides airport sleeping pods for people craving some peace and privacy while waiting for their flights.

  • New TSA security measures warranted?

    Former TSA Administrator John Pistole and Ben Baldanza, former Spirit Airlines CEO, discuss the tighter security practices that the TSA is trialing at some airports and what it means for airline travel.

  • TSA tightens security screening for air travelers

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is testing new procedures that will require travelers to unpack electronics from carry-on bags for separate screening, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • The EU fears the United States has already made up its mind to extend the ban on flights from Europe to the United States and has told airports and airlines to be prepared, according to notes from a meeting, seen by Reuters, in which the European Commission debriefed industry representatives and member states on the result of talks with the United States.

  • LIMA, May 22- Peru has canceled a $525 million contract with a Peruvian-Argentine consortium to build an airport near the city of Cusco because of financing concerns, the transportation minister said late on Sunday just hours before resigning. The consortium Kuntur Wasi, including Argentina's Corporacion America and Peru's Andino Investment Holding,...

  • LONDON, May 19- If you fly into London City in two years' time, air traffic controllers won't see your plane through a window but will guide it down from screens 70 miles away as the airport becomes one of the first in a major capital to use a digital control tower. The airport, which is undergoing a 350 million pound expansion, is located near the Canary Wharf financial...

  • SEATTLE, May 17- Alaska Air Group said on Wednesday it plans to begin scheduled flights from a second Seattle- area airport next year, giving it exclusive access to a growing part of the Pacific Northwest' s Puget Sound region. Alaska Air's plan to fly Boeing Co 737 and Embraer 175 jets from Paine Field in Everett, Washington, starting in the fall of 2018 marks the first...

  • DUBAI, May 17- An expansion of Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport has been delayed by a year until 2018, the airport's operator said on Wednesday. Al Maktoum International, located on the edge of Dubai, is being gradually ramped up to take over from Dubai International Airport, currently the world's busiest and home to state-owned Emirates Airline.

  • DUBAI, May 17- An expansion of Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport has been delayed by a year until 2018, the airport's operator said on Wednesday. Al Maktoum International, located on the edge of Dubai, is being gradually ramped up to take over from Dubai International Airport, currently the world's busiest and home to state-owned Emirates Airline.

  • Fears that a bomb could be concealed in electronic devices prompted the United States to announce in March it would restrict passengers from bringing devices larger than cellphones on flights originating from 10 airports, including in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey. He also said any expansion could affect international airports in...

  • DUBAI, May 16- Turkey's TAV is in talks with banks to get the $250 million it needs to develop three airports in Saudi Arabia, the airport operator's president Mustafa Sani ener said on Tuesday. TAV Airports Holding, in partnership with Al Rajhi Holding Group, was chosen to develop and operate Saudi Arabia's Yanbu, Qassim and Hail international airports.

  • WASHINGTON/ BRUSSELS, May 12- U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security issues at a meeting in Brussels next week, including possibly expanding the number of airports that ban passengers from carrying electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard flights, a European Commission spokeswoman said on Friday. Homeland Security spokesman...

  • WASHINGTON/ BRUSSELS, May 12- U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security issues at a meeting in Brussels next week, including possibly expanding the number of airports that ban passengers from carrying electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard flights, a European Commission spokeswoman said on Friday. Homeland Security spokesman...

  • WASHINGTON/ BRUSSELS, May 12- U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security at a high-level meeting in Brussels next week, including possible expansion of the number of airports where passengers are banned from carrying electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard flights, a European Union official said on Friday. The official said U.S....

  • The afternoon meeting included high level executives from Delta Air Lines Inc, United Airlines Inc, American Airlines Group Inc and trade group Airlines for America, the sources said. In March, the United States announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because...

  • May 11- Spirit Airlines Inc said on Thursday it had reached a deal with an airline pilots union to extend indefinitely a temporary restraining order issued by a U.S. court directing its pilots to return to work after a labor dispute. On Monday, Spirit Airlines passengers brawled in a Florida airport after the carrier canceled flights due to the work slowdown.

  • SAO PAULO, May 10- Argentina's Corporación América SA will take bids for minority stakes in both its Brazilian airports by the end of May as it seeks funds to expand in the country, newspaper Valor Econômico said on Wednesday. According to the report in Valor, the company has hired Itaú Unibanco Holding SA's investment banking unit to explore a sale of up to 49...

  • In March, the U.S. announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a concealed bomb could be installed in electronic devices taken onto aircraft. One European official acknowledged that the expanded ban could affect flights to the United States from Britain.