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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'...

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 Ko...


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...

Chattanooga Airport Officials Bring In Outside Aid For Advice On Geese Problem

 If it comes to eradicating geese or a goose hitting an aircraft with 150 people, the goose has got to go. Maurice Songy, vice president of operations, Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Birds are bad about listening to air traffic controllers, so officials at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport are exploring options for discouraging Canada geese from Lovell Field, where they could interfere with pl...

Fire delays more than 100 flights at Domodedovo airport

A fire at Moscow Domodedovo Airport has delayed more than 100 flights Sept. 3. The fire broke out at 7:20 a.m. local time at the airport general contractor’s stock. According to an airport statement, the fire area was 15 square meters, but the smoke seeped into the main terminal via the ventilation system. Domodedovo resumed operations at 9:20 a.m. local time. By 4 p.m. local time, 116...

Bangalore Airport pushes international expansion

Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport (BKIA) plans to increase international services from across the region, following the groundbreaking of a second runway in August. As of Sept. 1, the airport added new schedules from Kuwait Airways, Thai AirAsia and Nepal Airlines, increasing passenger throughput from its current level of 15.4 million passengers per year to 20 million...

Qatar Airways launches eighth route to Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways has launched a new service to its eighth destination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with four flights a week to Abha. The inaugural flight landed at Abha International Airport yesterday. Qatar Airways flight QR1212, which landed at Abha international Airport at 15:40 yesterday was welcomed with a traditional water salute. The airport ceremony was hosted by Qatar Airways...

Emirates launch route between Dubai and Orlando

Emirates launch new daily direct flights to Orlando, Florida, the most visited area within the United States, The National reports. This will be the airlines tenth route to the United States, with aims to encourage business and cultural exchanges between the two destinations.   Flying direct to Orlando will also act as a gateway to the Caribbean and central America for Emirate’...

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airBaltic Announces New Safe Skiing Destination in Finland

Latvian airline airBaltic starting on December 19, 2020 will launch direct flights between Riga and Kittilä (Finland).  The new flights will be performed once a week on an&...