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    North East Revival for Teesside International Airport

North East Revival for Teesside International Airport

LONDON – Durham Tees Valley Airport has been through a troubling few years where the airport has seen a year on year decrease in passenger numbers since 2006 when the NorthEast airport almost reached an annual total of 1 Million passengers. Recent developments in 2018 and 2019 have seen control of the airport transfer from Peel Airports LTD to the local authorities. This paves the way for a much brighter

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    Review: The Opening Of Paine Field Airport Terminal (+Photos)

Review: The Opening Of Paine Field Airport Terminal (+Photos)

Reported by Tom Harris EVERETT—Located in Snohomish County, Washington (population 801,633), some 38 miles north of SeaTac Airport (SEA), Paine Field Airport (PAE) has long been home to Boeing’s wide-body production, as well as aircraft overall, maintenance, and refurbishment. It is fitting that a place that has launched so many first flights is now launching an innovative regional airport concept that is likely to be a model for bringing commercial

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    Paine Field Airport Is Now Open For Business

Paine Field Airport Is Now Open For Business

MIAMI – Paine Field Airport (PAE) will open up its doors today as the first commercial flight to Portland (PDX) takes off. First constructed in the 1930s, PAE has been an industrial, military, and general aviation airport for most of its existence. Also home to Boeing’s assembly lines, this airport has been the birthplace of planes as big as the 747. This airport is set to become a major alternative

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    San Francisco Opens First of Two New Observation Decks

San Francisco Opens First of Two New Observation Decks

SAN FRANCISCO – Let’s face it.  Being a plane spotter in the United States is not easy.  Unlike Europeans with an established tradition of spotting, such activity in the post-9/11 era has been fraught with suspicion (at best) and false arrests (at worst).   Thanks for the social media movement, being an enthusiast brought recognition and legitimacy to the once misunderstood hobby in the U.S. San Francisco International (SFO) has

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    Nice Côte d’Azur Brings Detailed Terminal to Apple Maps

Nice Côte d’Azur Brings Detailed Terminal to Apple Maps

LONDON – Nice Côte d’Azur has become the first French airport to introduce detailed terminal maps to Apple Maps. The new Apple Maps addition will help provide the airports 14 million annual passengers find their way around the airports terminal. Chairman of the Board of Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur, Dominique Thillaud said: “We are not only proud to be the first airport in France to offer this live, multilingual

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    Dublin Records Two Million Passengers in January

Dublin Records Two Million Passengers in January

LONDON – January saw the first time, in the 79 year history of Dublin airport, the airport surpassed two million passengers in a single month. Just under 2.1 million passengers travelled through the Irish capital’s airport which was a five per cent increase when compared to last year. The biggest reason for this increase in passengers come from the large increase in travellers coming from European destinations, which saw a

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    Rome Ciampino Evacuated Due to Fire

Rome Ciampino Evacuated Due to Fire

LONDON – Rome Ciampino airport has been evacuated as a precaution after smoke was found in a basement area. A spokeswoman for the airport said: “The airport has been closed as a precaution”. Flights have been cancelled and all operations at the airport have been suspended. According to local media reports, law enforcement officers and firefighters have arrived at the scene. In a tweet from the airport, they are advising

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    Dubai World Central Set to Benefit from DXB Runway Closure

Dubai World Central Set to Benefit from DXB Runway Closure

LONDON – Passenger numbers at Dubai World Central are set to soar this year as Dubai international airport prepares to close its southern runway for 45 days for a much-needed refurbishment. The airport published plans to refurbish the airport’s southern runway this year. The runway will be shut for a 45 day period starting on April 16 to May 30 which will see the airport have to cut its traffic

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    Drone Causes Delays At Dubai International Airport

Drone Causes Delays At Dubai International Airport

LONDON – Dubai International Airport (DXB) has confirmed that they have had to delay and suspend flights due to a drone entering its airspace. A spokesman for the airport says flights have resumed but there are still delays after they were temporarily suspended for about 30 minutes due to suspected drone activity. This comes in only two months at London-Gatwick Airport (LGW) in the U.K was closed due to an

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    Airport Staff Strike Halts Belgium Airspace

Airport Staff Strike Halts Belgium Airspace

MIAMI — Belgian airports canceled a large number of flights on Wednesday as workers were on strike over low pay and poor working conditions. Flightradar24 reported Brussels Airport (BRU) had the most arrivals and departures delays/cancellations of any airport in the world. Skeye, Belgium’s air traffic control authority, shut down Belgium’s airspace for 24 hours on Tuesday starting at 10 PM, citing little guarantee as to whether or not employees

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    Gatwick Airport Shuts Down: Drone Disruption

Gatwick Airport Shuts Down: Drone Disruption

LONDON – London-Gatwick has been closed today after a drone was spotted within the airport’s proximity. The drone has been affecting arriving and departing aircraft all morning with many flights diverting to airports all over the UK. Police are still searching for the drone’s pilot. Officials have noted in a statement that they do

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    Singapore-Changi Airport Records Successful October 2018

Singapore-Changi Airport Records Successful October 2018

LONDON – Growth in passenger numbers and cargo tonnage has been a big thing for Changi Airport this month, handling 5.38 million passenger movements in October 2018, representing an increase of 4.3% year-on-year. Aircraft movements also increased by around 3.2% to 32,800 landings and takeoffs, hence the link between that and

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    This Month in the Airways: Flying in the Faroe Fog

This Month in the Airways: Flying in the Faroe Fog

Here’s the summary of our newest issue, just for you! The 273nd issue of Airways Magazine since 1994: Don’t miss this month’s airline review, where IAN HOLLAND takes us to the ‘land down under’ Australia, to meet JetStar, an innovative low-cost carrier in constant expansion.  Our Europe correspondent JAMES FIELD explores Manchester Airport and

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    Eight Airports In Japan You Should Visit (+Photos)

Eight Airports In Japan You Should Visit (+Photos)

Have you ever been to Japan? This fascinating country is full of places of interest with an invigorating vibe and truly outstanding airports. Nowadays, some people call it the country of new technologies. In fact, if you want to see all the amazing places, it will be better to do

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