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  • PARIS, July 28- French construction group Vinci on Friday kept forecasts for higher annual earnings and revenue after strong momentum at its airports and motorway concessions business, and a recovering construction market lifted its first half results. Europe's biggest construction and concessions company said first-half operating profit rose 9.5...

  • LONDON, July 27- The boss of London's Heathrow welcomed the government's recent emphasis on protecting business in Brexit talks, as Europe's biggest airport reported record passenger numbers on Thursday. Heathrow is Britain's biggest trade port, handling a quarter of its goods exports by value, and John Holland-Kaye, chief executive of Heathrow Airport...

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday it will impose new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones like tablets, e-readers and video game consoles from carry-on baggage for screening. TSA said the new rules have been in place in a pilot project...

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday it will impose new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones like tablets, e-readers and video game consoles from carry-on baggage for screening. Last week, the U.S. Homeland Security Department said 180...

  • CNBC's Dan Murphy takes a look at features and technologies in T4, the newest terminal at Singapore's Changi Airport.

  • DUBAI, July 25- Saudi Arabia has hired Goldman Sachs to manage the sale of a stake in Riyadh airport, the first major privatization of an airport in the kingdom, three sources familiar with the matter said. The Saudi Civil Aviation Holding plans to sell a minority stake in Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport, the sources said, without providing a timeframe...

  • MADRID, July 22- Authorities in Madrid asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog on Saturday to investigate whether Uber's new low-cost airport transfer service constitutes unfair competition. The firm's recently launched Uber Airport service offers a tariff of 15- 29 euros for a ride between Madrid's Barajas international airport and the city centre.

  • Delta customers can now use fingerprints to board planes

    Customers who are members of Delta's loyalty program SkyMiles and who have enrolled in CLEAR, can now board using just their fingerprints at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

  • LONDON, July 21- Britain launched a consultation over its long-term aviation strategy on Friday, seeking input on topics from baggage to the environment as it prepares the sector for life outside the European Union. It will also examine how to make the most of existing capacity at UK airports. Britain has also said it backs the building of a third runway at...

  • LIMA, July 20- The government President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Thursday it has resolved bureaucratic issues that had delayed construction of a $5.66 billion metro line in the capital Lima and a $1.5 billion expansion of the country's main airport. Transportation Minister Bruno Giuffra said on local radio and TV station RPP that work on Line 2 of the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- Some 180 airlines worldwide that fly directly to U.S. airports have complied with a first phase of enhanced security measures outlined in June and do not face any new restrictions, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday. Late Wednesday, the government confirmed it had lifted such restrictions on Saudi Airlines flights...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday that 180 airlines worldwide that fly directly to U.S. airports have complied with the first phase of enhanced security measures outlined in June. DHS spokesman David Lapan said no airlines are currently subject to in-cabin restrictions on large electronics including laptops.

  • In March, the United States imposed restrictions on passengers carrying laptops and other large electronic gear in cabins on flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has inspected and cleared flights from Riyadh's King Khalid International...

  • KHOBAR, July 19- A ban on laptops and other large electronic devices from the cabins of direct flights to the United States from Saudi Arabia has been lifted, Saudi Arabian Airlines said on Wednesday. In March, the United States imposed restrictions on passengers carrying laptops and other large electronic gear in cabins on flights from certain airports in the...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- New York and New Jersey's bi-state transportation agency on Tuesday began seeking proposals to develop a master plan for the $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport, a pet project of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo said in a statement that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates JFK and several...

  • Heat waves to disrupt airplanes' ability to take off

    A study finds heat related flight disruptions will become more common in the next few decades as temperatures rise due to global warming.

  • The Air Canada A320 from Toronto was cleared to land on a runway at the airport just before midnight on Friday, the FAA said in a statement. Along with the FAA, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident. "An air traffic controller sent the Air Canada jet around," the FAA said.

  • On March 25, the United States banned electronic devices larger than a mobile phone from cabins on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. The ban was imposed at 10 airports in Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey to address fears that bombs could be concealed...

  • MONTREAL, July 11- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how an Air Canada pilot lined up to land last week on a taxiway at San Francisco International Airport where four planes were waiting to depart, the agency said on Tuesday. The Air Canada A320 from Toronto was cleared to land on a runway at the airport just before midnight on Friday, the FAA...

  • MONTREAL, July 11- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how an Air Canada pilot lined up to land last week on a San Francisco International Airport taxiway where four planes were waiting to depart, the agency said on Tuesday. The Air Canada A320 from Toronto was cleared to land on a runway at the airport just before midnight on Friday, the FAA...