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New Runway at Heathrow "Will Fail on Every Level", Says London Mayor

London's mayor, a potential successor to British Prime Minister David Cameron, said a proposal to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport was doomed to fail, complicating an already fraught issue for the government. In July, after a three-year study, the Airports Commission recomme...

Shanghai Pudong Airport Sets New Record in Inbound and Outbound Passengers

Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) handled record 5.7 million inbound and outbound passengers in the summer peak season in July and August, representing a growth of 13.03% year on year, according to statistics from Shanghai Airport Frontier Inspection Station. The Shanghai Port...


Iberia Group brings Manchester and Madrid closer together

As of next Tuesday, Manchester and Madrid will be closer than ever. The Iberia Group, through its low cost carrier Iberia Express, will launch its flights between both cities. Until the end of October the airline will operate flights on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, and throughout the winter season will fly twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Airbus A320s with 180 seats in Economy and...

Airport Agony: Hong Kong Carriers Among World's Worst for Delayed Departures

Air traffic control delays on the mainland mean Hong Kong and mainland airlines are among the world's worst for on-time departures, as the number of affected flights has soared. A Sunday Morning Post study of aviation data from travel industry monitor FlightStats ranks Hong Kong Airlines and Dragonair among the poorest performers based on flights departing within 15 minutes of the...

JAL to Offer Diamond Premier Lounge Service and Revamp Sakura Lounge at New Chitose Airport

Japan Airlines (JAL) decided to provide Diamond Premier Lounge service at Sapporo (New Chitose) airport. New Chitose will become the second airport for JAL with this supreme service following Tokyo (Haneda) airport. Additionally JAL's Sakura Lounge will be revamped in line with the renovation of domestic terminal at New Chitose airport. In order to satisfy our customers, JAL will continue t...

2 Flights Called Back, 1 Cancelled After Hoax Bomb Threat at Delhi Airport

Two international flights were called back while one which was preparing for departure from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi was taken to an isolation bay due to a bomb scare earlier today, sources said. At 1:30 a.m a threat call was received at the Delhi Airport's call centre in Gurgaon. The caller claimed that there were bombs on three international flight...

Cathay Pacific launches flights to Dusseldorf

Cathay Pacific Airways operated its first flight to Düsseldorf on 1 September 2015, with CX379 departing Hong Kong shortly after midnight and arriving in Düsseldorf at 07:12 on the same day. Prior to the departure of CX376, the first Cathay Pacific flight from Düsseldorf to Hong Kong, a gate ceremony was organized at the boarding gate in Düsseldorf Airport to celebrate the s...

Dominica's Douglas-Charles airport closes after storm damage

Seaborne Airlines (BB, St. Thomas SPB) and other carriers serving the Caribbean island of Dominica have suspended their respective operations there until further notice. The move comes after the island's principal gateway - Dominica Douglas-Charles - sustained severe damage during Tropical Storm Erika's transit last week. While the airfield has been temporarily close...

Icelandair Resumes Service from Orlando International

Icelandair returns to Orlando International Airport this evening with the arrival of flight FI689 from Keflavik, Iceland, touching down at 8:55pm local time. The special northern lights livery, displayed on the Boeing 757 named Hekla Aurora, will be seen illuminating the skies over Florida as it prepares for the first flight from MCO in nearly 10 years. Beginning tomorrow, September 5...

Jars of Explosive Acid Shut Down Road Near Bellingham Airport

 Two jars of an explosive acid shut down a stretch of road Thursday afternoon, Sept. 3, near the Bellingham International Airport. Staff from Northwest Indian College brought about two quarts of picric acid -- about the size of large spaghetti sauce jars -- to the county's toxic waste disposal facility, 3505 Airport Drive, after the acid dried out and needed to be thrown away, said Lt....

Swissport wins cargo handling for Oman Air in Europe

Swissport International has gained Oman Air as a new customer in Europe. The two companies have signed a multi-station agreement for full cargo handling services at Heathrow Airport, Munich Airport, Frankfurt Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Swissport says the new agreement underlines it ability to provide standardised services across a multi-station envi...

Austrian Airlines: Flight Service to Bari as of May 2016

  Thursday flights to Bari starting May 26, 2016 · 95 Austrian Airlines flights to Italy every week · Departures from Vienna to Bari with a stopover in Lamezia Terme · Austrian Airlines further expands its network of tourist destinations and remains market leader for Italy Austrian Airlines is expanding its flight service to Italy, and will operate one flight per we...

AirBridgeCargo Debuts at Singapore Changi Airport with Direct Freighter Flights from Moscow

Changi Airport Group (CAG) welcomes AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) to Singapore Changi Airport, with its inaugural flight from Moscow, Russia, scheduled to arrive tonight. The international freighter carrier, which is part of Russia-based Volga-Dnepr Group, is launching twice-weekly Moscow-Singapore-Hong Kong-Moscow services with a Boeing 747-8F aircraft. ABC's new services to Si...

Airport Contract Workers Protest For Union, Higher Wages

Sept. 02--Chanting and holding up signs in the sweltering midday heat, contract employees from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport brought their fight for the right to unionize and earn higher wages to downtown Fort Lauderdale. The gathering of more than 50 employees of airline contractors G2 Secure Staff and Eulen America rallied with supporters outside the Broward County Governmen...

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The new Sir Michael Marshall Award

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Five Canadian gateways in 2020 by Lufthansa Group with Ottawa as new addition

Great news!  Lufthansa Group begins flights to and from Ottawa, Canada – Frankfurt, Germany!  Ottawa joins the four other Lufthansa Group Canadian gateways: ...

North Europe travelers have new SAS flight to Los Angeles

Great news for everyone, who's looking for a flight from North Europe to Los Angeles -SAS is opening a year-round route to Los Angeles from Copenhagen! The first flight will be in January 2020....