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Planes Land In Atlanta After Bomb Threats

January 25, 2015

Bomb threats against two flights on Saturday prompted US fighter planes to scramble to accompany them to their destination in Atlanta.
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Planes Land In Atlanta After Bomb Threats

Record Number Of Firearms Found At US Airports

January 23, 2015

A record number of firearms was found at US airport security checkpoints in 2014, and more than four out of five guns were loaded, the Transportation Security Administration said.
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Record Number Of Firearms Found At US Airports

Aena To List At Higher Price Than Expected

January 22, 2015

Spanish airport operator Aena is poised to increase the price range of its planned partial listing by up to €2 per share in a move that could force core investors to pay more than envisaged or miss out.
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Aena To List At Higher Price Than Expected

Brazil Could Auction Airports To Current Holders

January 22, 2015

Brazil may auction licenses to improve and operate 11 airports to private investors as part of a broader revamp in the industry, Civil Aviation Minister Eliseu Padilha said.
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Brazil Could Auction Airports To Current Holders

Aden Airport Reopens As Yemen Crisis Eases

January 22, 2015

Authorities in southern Yemen re-opened Aden's air and sea ports on Thursday after President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi accepted some demands from the dominant Houthi group in a move expected to ease days of tension in the capital.
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Airports Of Thailand Approves Bangkok Budget Increase

January 21, 2015

Airports of Thailand's board has approved an additional THB48 billion baht (USD$1.47 billion) investment in two new projects for expanding Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport.
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Airports Of Thailand Approves Bangkok Budget Increase

Vienna Airport Sees Passenger Growth Of Up To 2 Pct

January 20, 2015

Vienna Airport expects its 2015 passenger numbers to rise by up to 2 percent and net profit to reach at least EUR€85 million (USD$98.4 million) this year.
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Vienna Airport Sees Passenger Growth Of Up To 2 Pct

Arrest Of FAA Inspector Prompts New Security Rules

January 18, 2015

The US FAA has suspended a rule that allows its inspectors to skip security checkpoints on the job after one of them was arrested with a firearm in his carry-on bag, according to officials and media reports.
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Arrest Of FAA Inspector Prompts New Security Rules

FAA Looking At New York Near Miss

January 19, 2015

The US FAA is investigating whether an air traffic control problem caused a near miss between two planes in New York over the weekend.
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FAA Looking At New York Near Miss

Ukrainian Troops Retake Most Of Donetsk Airport

January 18, 2015

Ukrainian troops recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk Airport in eastern Ukraine they had lost to separatists in recent weeks, as thousands gathered in Kiev for a state-sponsored peace march on Sunday.
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AENA Posts Strong Earnings Ahead Of Market Debut

January 16, 2015

Spanish airport operator AENA's revenues rose 6.3 percent to EUR€2.39 billion (USD$2.78 billion) in the first nine months of last year from a year earlier.
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AENA Posts Strong Earnings Ahead Of Market Debut

Airport Workers Protest On M.L. King Birthday

January 15, 2015

Scores of US airport workers rallied on Thursday in New York and other cities to demand higher wages in one of several protests planned by an array of interest groups to mark the birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
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World Duty Free Targets 18 Pct Profit Jump

January 15, 2015

World Duty Free, which operates stores in some of Europe's busiest airports, plans to turn around its Spanish business, expand in the United States and cut costs as it targets underlying 18 percent earnings growth in the next three years.
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World Duty Free Targets 18 Pct Profit Jump

Chengdu To Build USD$11 Billion Airport

January 15, 2015

Chengdu, the largest city in southwest China, has received regulatory approval to build a CNY69.3 billion yuan (USD$11.2 billion) airport, marking the country's second major airport investment in less than a year.
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Chengdu To Build USD$11 Billion Airport

United Considering Outsourcing Some Airport Jobs

January 12, 2015

United Airlines is assessing whether to outsource jobs at airports around the US in a cost-cutting effort that could impact 2,000 workers.
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United Considering Outsourcing Some Airport Jobs