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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 this during the flight. Speaking about the Japan airports, there are lots of them. And most are gorgeous and comfy

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    Tampa News: Record-Breaking Traffic Scores, Norwegian Launches Nonstop Flights To London

Tampa News: Record-Breaking Traffic Scores, Norwegian Launches Nonstop Flights To London

MIAMI — Norwegian has launched new flights between London-Gatwick (LGW) and Tampa International Airport, becoming the airline’s 15th destination in the US and the third in Florida after Orlando (MCO) and Fort Lauderdale (FLL). Also, the airport has logged record-breaking traffic numbers, surpassing a milestone of 20 million passengers for the first time in its history. The UK is the airline’s most popular transatlantic destination for US travelers, with around

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    Mexico’s Populist President-Elect Scraps $13 billion Airport Construction

Mexico’s Populist President-Elect Scraps $13 billion Airport Construction

LONDON – This past weekend Mexico hosted a referendum where citizens voted to either scrap or move forward with the construction of a massive US$13 billion new international airport, which is set to replace the current Mexico City Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) that’s maxed out of capacity. In a very surprising turnout, more than 70% of the voters asked to stop the construction. The mega project, which is well underway with at

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    Photos: New Istanbul Airport Opens, But Not Completely As Planned

Photos: New Istanbul Airport Opens, But Not Completely As Planned

ISTANBUL — The new Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA) will not open all its doors at once, scrapping the ambitious plans of transferring all operations from the current Istanbul-Atatürk Airport (IST), overnight. Instead, the new airport will partially open with a handful of domestic and international flights, on-time for its planned October 29 (Turkey’s Republic Day) inauguration goal, set by Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Today, Erdoğan inaugurated the airport in what

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    Qantas Announces New First Class Lounge in Singapore

Qantas Announces New First Class Lounge in Singapore

LONDON – Australian carrier Qantas has announced today plans to open a brand-new first class lounge at Singapore’s Changi Airport in late 2019. The project will be done as an extension to the current business lounge that Qantas has in the airport. Once completed, it will the give the carrier more than 800 seating capacity across the two lounges. The construction is expected to begin in April 2019. The airline has

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    JFK Airport To Undergo Expansion (+Photos)

JFK Airport To Undergo Expansion (+Photos)

LONDON – New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport is to undergo a major expansion, valued at around $13 billion. $12 billion of that price tag will come from private funds and will be used to construct two new terminal complexes. This will subsequently add around four million square feet to the airport’s north and south sides, thus increasing passenger capacity by 15 million per annum. New York’s Governor Andrew

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    Dubai International Tests New Passport Control

Dubai International Tests New Passport Control

LONDON – Dubai Airport has been at the forefront of many engineering marvels over the years with its constant expansion and the need for more Airbus A380 stands, but the one thing the airport has always kept at the forefront of its plans is passenger happiness. Dubai is one of the few airports in the world where passengers may transit through its terminals in a simple and seamless manner. Image Credit:

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    Milan-Linate To Shut Down For 3 Months, All Traffic To Malpensa

Milan-Linate To Shut Down For 3 Months, All Traffic To Malpensa

MIAMI — Europe’s “little jewel” airport, Milan-Linate (LIN), will shut down for three months while its main runway and terminals are renovated, sending all its air traffic to Milan-Malpensa Airport (MXP). With Linate’s closure, Malpensa will become, once again, the city’s main gateway and an Alitalia hub. From July 27 until October 27, 2019, the single-runway airport will close its doors, sending all its employees, air traffic, and operational equipment

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    San Antonio Airport Files Record Growth In August

San Antonio Airport Files Record Growth In August

MIAMI — San Antonio International Airport (SAT) has filed a record-breaking month in August with 881,896 passengers making their way through the airport. This figure represents a new record for the airport, which waited for more than 16 years to surpass the mark. According to SAT, over 125,000 additional passengers flew through its terminals in August, representing a 17% increase over the same period in 2017. “The unprecedented growth continued to

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    Osaka Airport To Partially Reopen Following Typhoon Floods

Osaka Airport To Partially Reopen Following Typhoon Floods

MIAMI — Following typhoon Jebi’s passing through Western Japan last week, major floods over Osaka-Kansai Airport forced the airport to shut down on September 4. Jebi is the strongest typhoon to hit Japan in over 25 years. Its name, which means swallow in Korean, caused more than 700 flights to be canceled as water flooded the airport’s runways, taxiways, and parking stands. Numerous planes on-site were left partially submerged once the

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    Emirates Opens First Dedicated Airport Lounge in Cairo (+Photos)

Emirates Opens First Dedicated Airport Lounge in Cairo (+Photos)

LONDON — Emirates has today opened up their 42nd dedicated lounge access across their global network. Cairo International Airport is the newest airport to have the lounge and is available to First Class and Business Class customers as well as Platinum and Gold Members of Skywards, the airline’s loyalty programme. READ

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    IATA Warns UK Over Financing of Heathrow Expansion

IATA Warns UK Over Financing of Heathrow Expansion

LONDON — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned the UK over the financing of expansion at London Heathrow. IATA’s Rafael Schvartzman, who is the Regional Vice President for Europe welcomed the Heathrow expansion but warns that passengers and airlines shouldn’t have to foot the bill. The British Government won

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    easyJet Launches 1,000th Route

easyJet Launches 1,000th Route

LONDON — UK low-cost carrier easyJet has today reached a huge milestone in the carrier’s history with the launch of their 1,000th route. The route in question, which is a flight between Manchester and Bordeaux, forms one of 24 brand new routes that easyJet has put on sale this morning for

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    New Mexico City Airport To Move Forward, President Recants Cancellation Threats

New Mexico City Airport To Move Forward, President Recants Cancellation Threats

MIAMI — Mexico’s new President, Andres Lopez Obrador, is no longer threatening to halt the construction of Mexico City’s new $13 billion mega airport. The socialist President-elect had threatened during his campaign that the airport’s construction was unnecessary and too expensive for the Mexican taxpayer. Lopez Obrador even put the

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