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    Edinburgh Airport Records First Negative Growth In Five Years

Edinburgh Airport Records First Negative Growth In Five Years

LONDON – For the first time in five years, Edinburgh Airport (EDI) has recorded negative growth in terms of passenger movements. In total, 1,309,170 passengers passed through EDI in October 2019, which represents a one percent decrease compared to the same time last year. Commenting on the news was a modest Gordon Dewar, the CEO of Edinburgh Airport, who acknowledged that this percentage drop was expected. “We’ve had almost 60

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    San Francisco International Airport Opens Spotter-Friendly Hotel

San Francisco International Airport Opens Spotter-Friendly Hotel

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco International Airport (SFO) opened its first on-site hotel, the Grand Hyatt at SFO, on October 7. The new hotel features an AirTrain station which offers direct access to all airport terminals, parking garages, rental car center, and BART – the local rapid transit system. The $237 million property features 351 guestrooms (including 22 suites) – all triple-pane soundproofed – event space and two dining options. 

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    Photo Tour: New Terminal At New Orleans International Airport

Photo Tour: New Terminal At New Orleans International Airport

NEW ORLEANS — Known as the city that care forgot has for years suffered from an airport that time forgot. Now, that’s all about to change. After years in the making, New Orleans-Louis Armstrong International Airport’s (MSY) new $1 billion terminal is set to finally take-off on Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019. Airways visited the terminal less than a week-and-a-half before it goes into service. When it opens, MSY’s glistening 35-gate, the

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    Protestor Glues Himself To A British Airways Plane In London City Airport

Protestor Glues Himself To A British Airways Plane In London City Airport

MIAMI — A large number of protestors from the Extinction Rebellion environmentalist group have been causing dire trouble at London City Airport (LCY) today. A British Airways flight, bound for Dublin, was delayed by nearly two hours as one of the passengers, who happened to be part of the group, refused to take his seat as part of the protest. The plane taxied back to the gate and the passenger

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    Manchester Route Announcements: Biman Bangladesh Returns & airBaltic Expands UK Market

Manchester Route Announcements: Biman Bangladesh Returns & airBaltic Expands UK Market

LONDON – Manchester Airport has had a busy week up to now, announcing two routes, featuring two carriers out of the airport. The Return of Bangladesh… The first route was announced on Monday when Biman Bangladesh Airlines will return to the airport on January 4 next year. Services from Sylhet will commence on a three times per week service using its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. This route is set to

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    Beijing’s Brand-New Daxing Airport Opens To The Public

Beijing’s Brand-New Daxing Airport Opens To The Public

MIAMI — The first flight from Beijing’s new airport, Daxing, took off on September 25, 2019. A China Southern Airlines Airbus A380 had the honors of being the first aircraft to leave in commercial service, bound for Guangzhou in southern China. Earlier in the morning, at 10:30 am local time, the first airplane landed on the brand-new runway—a Boeing 737-800 from China United Airlines. Daxing will accommodate passengers from other

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    Gatwick Airport Suffers Baggage Belt Failure

Gatwick Airport Suffers Baggage Belt Failure

LONDON – Media in the UK have broken the story regarding a technical fault in the baggage belt at London Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal. It is understood that two negative scenarios have occurred as a result of this. The first is that passengers are facing delays to their flights as a result, with the second being the case that passengers who are already en-route to their destinations may not receive

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    Photos: Kansas City Airport Reveals Renderings Of All-New Terminal

Photos: Kansas City Airport Reveals Renderings Of All-New Terminal

MIAMI — Kansas City International Airport (KCI) has released the renderings of its intended million-square-foot terminal, which expected to be completed by 2023. The stunning new terminal is expected to be opened right before the NFL Draft, which will take place in Kansas City, in April 2024. The 50-gate terminal, which initially will only be fitted with 39 gates, will incorporate the use of materials that are warm, welcoming, and

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    Miami Breaks Records: Traffic Climbs As New Airlines Come In

Miami Breaks Records: Traffic Climbs As New Airlines Come In

MIAMI — Miami International Airport has experienced one of its busiest first six months of the year ever recorded, with 688,000 more passengers flying through its terminals than what was logged in 2018. According to the airport’s officials, this represents an increase of 3%, totaling 23.4 million passengers during the first six months of the current year. The airport notes that out of the 23.4 million passengers, 11.4 million were

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    Ontario Airport Exceeds Expectations With Record-Breaking July

Ontario Airport Exceeds Expectations With Record-Breaking July

MIAMI — Ontario International Airport has been on a rapid and constant climb to the top of the industry as one of the fastest-growing in the US industry. Just recently, the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) released that July’s passenger traffic increased by more than 10% as compared to the same period last year. The airport claims that the number of passengers grew to almost 495,000, of which 468,000 were

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    American Airlines Inks Deal To Build 6th Terminal At Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport

American Airlines Inks Deal To Build 6th Terminal At Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport

MIAMI — Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and American Airlines (AA) have announced plans to develop Terminal F, a sixth terminal that will open new opportunities for the airline, local businesses, and passengers alike. The plans that DFW and AA have outlined shows an investment between US$3 and $3.5 billion

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    Full Review: The TWA Hotel Dazzles, Disappoints On Opening Night

Full Review: The TWA Hotel Dazzles, Disappoints On Opening Night

NEW YORK/JFK — Does the first 500-room hotel on the JFK property require a fight, flight, or fright response from travelers who’ll do anything to get through security and onto their planes as fast as possible? One of the many sacrifices of the golden age of flight was the democratization

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    EasyJet Celebrates Its Edinburgh 50 Millionth Passenger

EasyJet Celebrates Its Edinburgh 50 Millionth Passenger

MIAMI — UK low-cost airline, EasyJet, recently surpassed the 50 millionth passenger mark traveling through its Edinburgh base in Scotland. The Scottish capital has been associated with the airline since EasyJet started operations in the late 1990s as one of its first routes and bases. EasyJet recently expanded its Edinburgh

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    Photo Tour: The All-New TWA Hotel at JFK Airport

Photo Tour: The All-New TWA Hotel at JFK Airport

NEW YORK/JFK — On a clear, sunny Wednesday morning in May 2019, after nearly two decades of being closed to the public, the TWA Flight Centre at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport re-opened its doors—except transformed into a chic hotel, and no longer as an airport terminal. The

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