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Exclusive - ICA, Ferrovial in talks to bid for $3.5 billion airport terminal: sources


MEXICO CITY Debt-laden Mexican builder ICA is in final talks to bid with Ferrovial and two other partners to build a new $3.5 billion (2.66 billion pounds) Mexico City airport terminal, four sources said, after the Spanish construction company mulled scrapping the joint bid plans.


Turkish airport advert warns travellers about Sweden rape danger 19 Aug 2016

ISTANBUL A billboard displayed this week in Istanbul's main airport warned travellers against visiting Sweden, describing it as having the highest rate of rape in the world, the latest salvo between EU-candidate Turkey and its European allies.


Kalashnikov gunmaker opens store at Moscow's largest airport 19 Aug 2016

MOSCOW Gunmaker Kalashnikov, whose AK-47 assault rifle has armed Russian forces for 70 years and been the preferred weapon of insurgents across continents, has opened a store at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport selling souvenirs including plastic model guns, the company said.


Low-cost airlines bet on data to drive profit 18 Aug 2016

DUBLIN Europe's low-cost airlines once mocked the air miles programmes run by flag carriers as expensive relics of a bygone era. But after watching wide-eyed as customer databases were valued at billions of dollars, they are scrambling to catch up.


Search at New York's JFK airport finds no signs of gunfire 15 Aug 2016

NEW YORK A preliminary investigation found no evidence of gunfire in a terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday, despite earlier reports of shots being heard, the airport's operator said. | Video


Exclusive - Some shell companies sidestep new UK transparency rules 14 Aug 2016

LONDON Some UK shell companies under offshore control may be skirting new rules which were designed to clamp down on corruption and tax evasion by forcing businesses to reveal their true owners, a Reuters analysis of corporate filings shows.

UK plane in 'incredibly concerning' near miss with drone - police 11 Aug 2016

LONDON A passenger plane has narrowly avoided being hit by a drone in what police on Thursday called an "incredibly concerning" near miss as it approached an airport in southwest England.


KLM pilots threaten legal action over pension demands 10 Aug 2016

AMSTERDAM A pilots' union at the Dutch arm of airline Air France KLM said on Wednesday it is prepared to sue the carrier if its demands for renewed talks on pension rises are not met.


Ten held as Black Lives Matter protest blocks Heathrow road 05 Aug 2016

LONDON Ten people were arrested on Friday after protesters from the British arm of the "Black Lives Matter" movement blocked the main road to London's Heathrow Airport, police said. | Video


Airbus closes on rival Boeing in jet order race 05 Aug 2016

PARIS/NEW YORK Airbus virtually closed the gap with Boeing in their intense battle for airliner orders in July after booking about half of the 197 firm sales unveiled at last month's Farnborough Airshow, according to the latest data from both companies. | Video