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West Air Trials Self-Service Check-in Kiosk at CKG

West Air (PN) has introduced its first self-service check-in kiosk at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (CKG), marking a start of self-service deployed by Chinese low-cost airlines. A brand new self-service check-in kiosk is now deployed at 01/02 counter of 2D in T2B of Chongqing airp...

SAS to go to double daily to the New York area from Copenhagen

SAS is boosting its offer to Scandinavian frequent flyers with more than 60,000 seats between Copenhagen and the New York area in 2016. The additional evening departure will be operated by PrivatAir with a reconfigured Boeing 737-700 that has most recently flown the Stavanger-Houston route. From...


Qatar Airways continues Europe expansion

Qatar Airways is continuing its rapid growth and responding to increasing demand within Europe with a substantial increase in flight frequencies to Stockholm in Sweden, Copenhagen in Denmark and Brussels in Belgium. From 1 December 2015, flights from Doha to Stockholm, Sweden, will expand from a 10-times weekly service to 13 flights per week, a capacity increase of 30 per cent on the route. The...

Company Fined S$9,000 for Tainting Changi Airport T3 Water Supply

A company carrying out pipe diversion works has been fined S$9,000 for affecting Changi Airport Terminal 3's water supply earlier this year, said PUB on Tuesday (Sep. 15). Sam Lain Equipment Services was also given a composition fine of S$5,000 for engaging five unlicensed workers to carry out water service works. PUB issued a warning letter to each worker as well, the national wa...

Revealed: 5 Most Common Items Passengers Forget at Dubai Airport

Have you ever wondered what are the most common items that people forget at the airports in general, and Dubai Airport in particular? And what happens to those items? A Dubai International Airport spokesperson gave a list of the five most common items found at the airport. "Generally, we have found that mobile phones, wallets, wrist watches, glasses and hand bags are the most...

Gatwick Unveils Flight Connection Guarantee to Eliminate Financial Risk of "Self-Connecting"

Missing a flight is always frustrating. But for passengers from the UK regions making two-hop trips on budget airlines, it can also prove expensive. If the first touches down too late to connect with the second, the traveller must pay for a new flight and possibly a night in a hotel. Gatwick airport has now unveiled a groundbreaking proposition aimed at passengers from Scotland, Northern Irelan...

New Istanbul Airport to open in 2018

Istanbul’s third airport, which will have capacity for 150 million passengers and is scheduled to open in 2018, is moving ahead with the selection of a design firm. Istanbul New Airport, located 35 km from the city center on the European side of Istanbul, will be built and run by the IGA consortium. IGA comprises five Turkish contractors: Cengiz, Mapa, Limak, Kolin and Kalyon....

Beijing Capital Airport Handles 60 Million Passengers in Jan.-Aug.

Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) registered a year-on-year growth of 4.1 percent in passenger numbers in August 2015, according to data released by Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited (BCIA) on Monday. As many as 8.14 million passengers traveled through the airport in the past month, up 4.1 percent from a year earlier. The number of passengers travelling o...

Emirates is to switch aircraft on Algiers route

Emirates will connect even more people and cargo with Algiers on 1st October when it switches from its Airbus A340-300 currently operating the route to a larger Boeing 777-300 aircraft. “In line with the healthy commercial demand, we are pleased to introduce our Boeing 777-300 aircraft onto our Algiers route, offering our customers more seats and an enhanced onboard experience,” sai...

The Airport Safety and Security Conference will occur during Dubai Airshow

Dubai Airshow has announced that the Airport Safety and Security Conference will be happening during the airshow in November. The conference, organised by Fleming Gulf, will discuss the security aspects of the airport industry and how big data and integration markets are leading to upgrades and new investments in the airport security market.   “Passenger numbers in the region c...

Panic Trumps Protocol in British Airways Fire in Las Vegas

Among the images to emerge from the September 8 fire that severely damaged a British Airways Boeing 777-200ER at Las Vegas’s McCarran International Airport was one of evacuated passengers walking away from the blazing aircraft, toting their carry-on luggage. And not just handbags or briefcases; several men could be seen wheeling away full-sized carry-on cases. The problems invol...

Taipei Taoyuan to Have Fourth Terminal

Taoyuan International Airport Corp is planning to build a smaller terminal prior to the construction of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport's Terminal Three to cope with a rapid increase in the number of passengers arriving in the nation. The airport's Terminal One and Terminal Two have a combined capacity of 32 million passengers per year. However, the airport's passenge...

Dead Stowaway Found In Cargo Plane In Amsterdam

The body of a dead stowaway was found on Saturday in the landing gear of a cargo plane at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport. Border police spokesman Dennis Muller said the flight had arrived from Africa, but declined to provide more details about the origin or airline due to an ongoing investigation into the death. He also gave no details about the stowaway. The discovery came as Europe strug...

Burst Water Main Throws Melbourne Airport into Chaos

Melbourne Airport is returning to normal after a chaotic morning with a burst water main. Toilets were close to overflowing, and passengers have been denied their morning coffees. Passenger Jane Elliott said the toilets were filling up because people kept using them despite there not being any water. She said people started being turned away from them about 8:00 a.m. "I...

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