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January 1, 2019 9:51 AM Israel's Ramon Airport near Red Sea resort of Eilat to open January 22

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s long-awaited second international airport near the southern Red Sea resort of Eilat is expected to open on Jan. 22, the Israel Airports Authority (IAA) said on Tuesday. The $500 million Ramon Airport in the Negev desert will start operations gradually, initially with domestic flights and then likely allowing international 90

December 28, 2018 3:53 PM U.S. probes outage of CenturyLink 911 emergency call service

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is investigating a nationwide CenturyLink Inc outage that has affected service on 911 emergency phone calls across the country, agency chairman Ajit Pai said on Friday. “The CenturyLink service outage is ... completely unacceptable, and its breadth and duration are particularly troubling 73

December 24, 2018 3:23 PM Iran says ready to respond, but U.S. aircraft carrier no threat

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran is ready to respond to any hostile U.S. action, but it does not consider the arrival of a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Gulf last week a significant threat, an Iranian navy commander said on Monday. The USS John C. Stennis entered the Gulf on Friday, ending a long absence of U.S. aircraft carriers in the region as tensions rise between 75

December 18, 2018 4:22 PM Popeyes launches 'Emotional Support Chicken' carrier at Philadelphia airport

Popeyes is jumping on the controversial emotional support pet bandwagon with its latest promotion — a to-go container for its “Emotional Support Chicken.” For a limited time, the fried chicken chain is offering travelers at Philadelphia International Airport an “Emotional Support Chicken” carrier when they purchase a 3-piece chicken tender combo meal. The promotion 126

December 18, 2018 11:28 AM British Airways to resume Pakistan flights after a decade

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next year after a 10-year absence that followed a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian nation. BA halted flights following one of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan’s history, the 2008 Marriott Hotel bombing in the capital 103

December 13, 2018 5:16 PM Delta Air Lines shares drop on weak revenue outlook

(Reuters) - Shares in U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) dropped 4 percent in Thursday morning trading on concerns that slowing global economies would limit the No. 2 U.S. airline’s revenue growth in 2019 despite strong travel demand. At its investor day, Atlanta-based Delta forecast a 4 to 6 percent rise in revenues, compared to an average 5.6 percent 81

December 11, 2018 7:34 AM U.S. fund Castlelake to buy planes from AirAsia in $800 million deal: sources

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. private investment firm Castlelake LP has struck a deal to buy a portfolio of about 30 narrowbody planes from AirAsia Group Bhd (AIRA.KL) for a total price of roughly $800 million, people familiar with the transaction said. The deal underscores the strong appetite of funds to invest in the global aircraft leasing sector, which 84

December 4, 2018 9:51 PM Qualcomm unveils new chip to power 5G smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Chip supplier Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) on Tuesday unveiled a new generation of mobile phone processor chips that will power 5G smartphones in the United States as soon as next year. The key feature of the Snapdragon 855 chip, launched at an event in Hawaii, is a so-called modem for phones to connect to 5G wireless data networks 105

November 15, 2018 1:33 AM U.S. carriers join up in East Asia for 'complex' warfare drills

TOKYO (Reuters) - Two U.S. aircraft carriers with around 150 fighter jets are conducting “complex” warfare drills in the Philippine Sea, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday, in a show of force in waters south of China and within striking distance of North Korea. The two carriers, the Japan-based USS Ronald Reagan and the USS John C Stennis deployed from the U.S. West coast 61

November 13, 2018 11:10 AM Airline Excellence Awards 2018: Which carrier comes out on top?

One airline has literally gone to great lengths to prove it's the best in the past 12 months, and it appears to have paid off. Singapore Airlines, which in October triumphantly relaunched the world's longest nonstop scheduled passenger service, flying from Singapore to New York, has now capped a successful year with a new accolade. The carrier has pipped 66