Canada’s busiest airport battles delays ahead of summer travel

MONTREAL/TORONTO, May 20 (Reuters) – As Canada’s busiest airport, in Toronto, grapples with unusually long lines, the global airline trade group has urged Canadian authorities to take action to curb the hours-long queues ahead of the upcoming summer travel season . Airports from Canada to England are wrestling with long-lines and delays, as a staffing … Read more

Airlines press U.S. to lift pre-departure testing requirements

Travelers wait in line to get tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a pop-up clinic at Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, California, US, December 22, 2021. REUTERS/Bing Guan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) – US airlines are the Biden administration to lift … Read more

Texas grid operator calls for power conservation as temperatures, prices soar

An electrical substation is seen after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Houston, Texas, US February 20, 2021. REUTERS/Go Nakamura/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register HOUSTON, May 13 (Reuters) – The state of Texas’ power-grid operator on Friday called on residents to cut their electricity use this weekend after … Read more

Russian gas flows to Europe via Ukraine fall after Kyiv shuts one route

A 3D printed Natural Gas Pipes are placed on displayed EU and Russian flags in this illustration taken, January 31, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Russian gas exports via Ukraine fall to 72 mcm Ukraine declared ‘force majeure’, halted transit point use Gazprom says it cannot send … Read more

Ukraine to halt key Russian gas transit to Europe, blames Moscow

Gas pipelines are pictured at the Atamanskaya compressor station, facility of Gazprom’s Power Of Siberia project outside the far eastern town of Svobodny, in Amur region, Russia November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register KYIV/LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it would suspend the flow … Read more

South Korea hunts tungsten treasure in race for rare minerals

S.Korean tungsten mine gets $100 million makeover Dozens of new mineral projects launched globally Green, digital booms fuel demand for rare minerals China is pre-eminent in critical minerals supply GRAPHIC-S.Korea’s reliance on China: SANGDONG, South Korea, May 9 (Reuters) – Blue tungsten winking from the walls of abandoned mine shafts, in a town that’s seen … Read more

Canadian airport delays could see some relief by summer -official

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 from San Francisco approaches for landing at Toronto Pearson International Airport over a parked Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register MONTREAL, May 5 (Reuters) – Staffing shortages that led … Read more

Russia warns Poland of gas supply cuts on Wednesday

A worker checks pipes at a gas compressor station on the Yamal-Europe pipeline near Nesvizh, some 130 km (81 miles) southwest of Minsk December 29, 2006.REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Russia demands ‘unfriendly’ countries to pay for gas in rubles Russia has threatened to cut off gas unless … Read more

Ukraine says four civilians killed at aid distribution point, east under heavy fire

Rescuers evacuate a person from a residential building damaged by a military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, is seen in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine in this handout picture released March 30, 2022. Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine/ Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register … Read more

China holiday travel slumps after COVID outbreaks – state media

Travelers wait at the Beijing Capital International Airport following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Beijing, China December 30, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register SHANGHAI, April 6 (Reuters) – The number of journeys taken over China’s three-day Tomb Sweeping Festival holiday tumbled by nearly two-thirds from last year, … Read more