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Cathay adds fifth Adelaide frequency

Cathay Pacific will add a fifth weekly flight to Adelaide from December 2, thanks to “high demand” from both inbound and outbound passengers, the Hong Kong-based carrier announced on Thursday. The new services will see a new Wednesday evening departure from Hong Kong, arriving an...

Macao-Ho Chi Minh City Direct Flight Opens

Jetstar Pacific, a low-cost airline headquartered in Vietnam, has started non-stop flights from Macao to Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City, offering schedule service on every Tuesday and Saturday. The direct route will facilitate exchanges of residents and visitors, and further enhance lin...


Passengers Delayed 24 Hours After Sinkhole Opens Up on Greek Airport Runway

A runway sinkhole created chaos at Rhodes International Airport in Greece on Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2015. A sinkhole opened up on a runway at Rhodes International Airport in Greece on Tuesday, causing the airport to temporarily shut down. Some of the stranded passengers, many of them vacationers from the UK, were delayed for 24 hours as they waited for contractors to repair the runway....

TNT launches road connection to Georgia

TNT is launching a scheduled road feeder connection to Georgia to reduce the European road transit times to Moscow. The Dutch express operator says it becomes the first express delivery service provider to offer an economy service to/from Georgia, in the Caucasus, as an alternative to air express services. The line haul will connect Georgia’s capital Tbilisi with TNT’s European r...

Beijing's New Airport to Complete First-Stage Project in 2019

Beijing's new airport, also known as Beijing Daxing International airport, will complete its first-stage project in 2019. The new airport has selected a starfish designing scheme, and will make fine adjustments on this design. Considering the airport's large capacity in the future, a compact structure and radial layout of starfish-like facility will minimize passengers' walk...

Ukraine International postpones launch of Ashgabat route

Ukraine International Airlines (PS, Kiev Borispol) has been forced to indefinitely postpone the resumption of scheduled services linking its Kiev Borispol hub with Ashgabat, originally scheduled for September 21. Turkmenistan and Ukraine have been arguing about their bilateral air service agreement for several months with Ukraine barring Turkmenistan Airlines (T5, ...

Tigerair, Cebu Pacific Get Green Light for Collaboration on Flight Routes

Airlines Cebu Pacific and Tigerair have received the green light for a collaboration on flight routes, following changes to their proposed alliance, said the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) on Tuesday (Sep. 22). In the revised agreement, the budget carriers will coordinate connecting times in their booking systems for interline journeys, where passengers need to travel on multipl...

Airports blame airlines for aviation-funding standstill

Airports are blaming airlines' opposition to a proposal increasing the amount of money passengers can be charged to help pay for facility improvements for a standoff in Congress that is threatening federal aviation funding.  Airport groups in Washington have been pushing Congress to nearly double the cap on the fee that is added to every plane ticket, which is known as the Passenger Fa...

Tony Tyler: Asia's aviation infrastructure challenge

By 2034, 7.3 billion airline passengers globally are expected to take to the skies. That is more than double the 3.5 billion passengers that will travel by air in 2015. Building the infrastructure to meet this growing demand for people and businesses to connect by air is a global challenge. But the pressure is most intense in the fast growing Asia-Pacific region, where airports and skies will n...

airBaltic Improves Riga – Berlin Route

The Latvian airline airBaltic will improve its service between Riga and Berlin Tegel, by operating a larger jet aircraft starting from October 25, 2015. This will upgrade the connection between the Latvian and German capitals, as well as offer convenient travel opportunities beyond to the Baltic region, Scandinavia and the CIS countries. Christophe Viatte, Chief Commercial Officer of&...

Ramenskoye airport to start receiving passengers in March 2016

The first stage of the development of the fourth Moscow airport, conducted by Ramport Aero, is approaching its completion. Ramenskoye airport is expected to start receiving passengers in March 2016, informed Moscow Region Governor Andrei Vorobyov. Currently the construction of the first passenger terminal capable of handling a total of 2 million passengers is being finished on the territory of...

The ARK at JFK: Keeping Animal Cargo Afloat

A brand new, $48 million cargo hangar project is underway at John F. Kennedy Airport’s long-empty building 78. The ARK at JFK is the first privately owned, full-service animal terminal in the United States. The ARK, a subsidiary of private equity firm Racebrook Capital, will serve as a hub for all animal cargo, quarantine and transportation needs going in and out of JFK. A number of diffe...

Dubai scoops best big airport in World awards

Dubai Airports beat shortlisted Changi, Amsterdam and Frankfurt to scoop an award for the best airport with more than 50 million passengers at the World Routes Development Forum being held in Durban, South Africa. The Dubai Airports team (pictured above) were presented with their award during last night's gala partyt which took place in the shadow of Moses Mabhiba Stadium, one of Durban&r...

Turkish Airlines offer special fares for Eid-Al-Adha

Turkish Airlines is to mark the month when Eid-Al-Adha is celebrated by offering UAE residents discounted fares to the United States and Canada. The discounted fares are available until 30th September, and aims to encourage passengers to travel to to New York, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Washington, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto, and Montreal.   “With an influx...

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