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    Lufthansa Boosts Munich Base: Additional A380 For Boston, San Francisco Flights

Lufthansa Boosts Munich Base: Additional A380 For Boston, San Francisco Flights

MIAMI — Lufthansa is set to increase the number of Airbus A380 aircraft based in Munich. The two additional planes will be deployed to Boston (BOS) and San Francisco (SFO), starting next summer. The airline’s A380 fleet at Munich International Airport (MUC) is expected to increase from five to seven aircraft from the start if the summer 2020 season. The A380 is currently deployed on flights from Munich to Los

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    London Gatwick Aiport Closes After ATC System Failure

London Gatwick Aiport Closes After ATC System Failure

LONDON – All flights in and out of London-Gatwick Airport have been suspended following an Air Traffic Control system issue that’s taking place in the control tower. Passengers have been reported stuck on planes. It is not clear what has caused the issues with the ATC systems but Gatwick Airport has taken to Twitter to inform passengers that they are working on the issue and trying to find a solution

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    Stuttgart Airport To Waive Landing Fees To Electric and Bio-Fuel-Powered Airplanes

Stuttgart Airport To Waive Landing Fees To Electric and Bio-Fuel-Powered Airplanes

MIAMI – Stuttgart Airport has placed into effect new regulations that will waive any landing fees to electric and alternative fuel-powered aircraft. Since July 1, the airport amended its landing a fees charts, in which airplanes completely powered with electric motors can land free of charge for an entire year. On top of this, the use of alternative fuels will be funded by a €500,000 grant, which will be applied

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    Cork Airport Wins ACI Europe Best Airport Award

Cork Airport Wins ACI Europe Best Airport Award

MIAMI – At the 29th Airport Council International Europe Annual Assembly, Cork Airport was named Europe’s Best Airport under the 5 million customers rank. This is the second time Cork Airport has won this award, having previously achieved it in 2017. The ACI awards are presented to airports for excellence and achievements across multiple attributes: Retail, Operations, Security, Environmental Awareness, Facilities, Community Relations and Customer Service for Passengers and Airlines. “I

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    San Jose Airport Opens New Interim Gates Facility, Reports Immense Growth

San Jose Airport Opens New Interim Gates Facility, Reports Immense Growth

MIAMI — Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), at the heart of Silicon Valley in California, is experiencing rapid growth. In the first quarter of 2018, SJC’s passenger traffic increased by 18.5% when compared to the same three-month period the previous year.  In fact, since 2013, SJC had a 63% increase in passenger growth. Over the last three years, the airport added one million or more passenger each year and it is

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    Heathrow Airport Releases Expansion Masterplan

Heathrow Airport Releases Expansion Masterplan

LONDON – On June 18th, 2019, Heathrow Airport released its expansion masterplan to the public. It aims to have the third runway constructed by 2026, and its expansion completed by 2050. Some key points from the plan include diverting rivers and roads, as well as constructing a tunnel for the M25 motorway, which will run under the third runway. Despite releasing these plans, Heathrow Airport faces strong opposition from many

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    The Best Airports In The World For Wellness

The Best Airports In The World For Wellness

New research from Netflights has revealed that Frankfurt International Airport is the ‘Best For Wellness’ in the world, thanks to impressive facilities for wellness and feeling healthy, including relaxation areas, calming yoga rooms and massage services.  Crowded and confusing buildings, recycled air, convenience food, a swirl of germs, long periods of inactivity, stress, traveling through time zones – it is unlikely that airports would be considered cathedrals to physical or

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    Ontario Airport Welcomes New United Flight From Houston

Ontario Airport Welcomes New United Flight From Houston

MIAMI — Ontario International Airport (ONT) continues to grow. New flights by United, Delta, and Southwest pushes the airport to sit on top of the list of the fastest growing in the country, with 21 domestic and international destinations in its portfolio. According to ONT Airport Officials, the traffic growth is being impulsed by the launch of nonstop flights from Atlanta (ATL) by Delta Air Lines, which inaugurated in April.

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    Miami International Airport Gets $5 Billion Expansion Boost

Miami International Airport Gets $5 Billion Expansion Boost

MIAMI — The five airports that make up the county of Miami-Dade received the thumbs-up to a $5 billion improvement plan by the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners. The plan will focus mainly on the Miami International Airport (MIA), which for the first time, logged 45 million passengers transiting through its terminals in 2018. Miami International Airport is currently ranked as the third busiest airport in the US for international

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    Photos: United Ready For Opening Of New LaGuardia Terminal

Photos: United Ready For Opening Of New LaGuardia Terminal

MIAMI — Showcasing the best of New York is only a portion of what to expect at United Airlines’ sparkling new gates at LaGuardia International Airport (LGA) for the first phase of their 1.3-million-square-foot project, which opens for business this Sunday. The new Terminal B Eastern Concourse features local favorites that capture the essence of the Big Apple like the iconic Shake Shack, FAO Schwarz, and Irving Farm Coffee Roasters.

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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

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

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

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

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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

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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,

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