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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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    Flights Resume In Hong Kong After Two Days Of Chaos

Flights Resume In Hong Kong After Two Days Of Chaos

MIAMI — After two days of blocking check-ins at the world’s eighth busiest airport, the Hong Kongese protesters and their supporters were pushed out of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG), also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport, by authorities. The airport demonstrations mark the most recent countermeasure in an 8-week long protest that has amassed a following of over 2 million people. Passengers are now required to show a

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    Paine Field Airport Continues To Grow: New Flights To Spokane

Paine Field Airport Continues To Grow: New Flights To Spokane

MIAMI — Alaska Airlines will be adding a tenth destination from its recently opened base at Paine Field Airport (PAE). The carrier has announced today that new flights to Spokane will launch on November 4. The new PAE passenger terminal opened its doors in March, welcoming more than 300,000 Alaska Airlines passengers. This airport has become a major alternative to passengers who were forced to commute to the larger and

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    Power Failure Partially Disrupts Air Travel In The UK

Power Failure Partially Disrupts Air Travel In The UK

MIAMI — More than one million people in the UK have been affected by a major power meltdown that has partially shut down airports and train stations across England and Wales. According to a report released by the BBC, blackouts were reported across the South East, South West and North East of England, the Midlands and Wales, forcing the cancelation of train departures as well as flights out of Newcastle

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    London Heathrow Airport Strikes Cause Major Disruption

London Heathrow Airport Strikes Cause Major Disruption

MIAMI — The world’s seventh busiest airport, London-Heathrow, continues to face a difficult week as the threat of staff strikes disrupt its operations. Staff workers had announced a two-day strike on August 5-6, however, the first day’s protest was suspended following some last-minute negotiations between both parties. More than 177 flights were initially canceled on August 5, though some were reinstated once the negotiations cleared. The reasons for the strikes

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    Full Review: San Francisco Airport Opens New Boarding Area B

Full Review: San Francisco Airport Opens New Boarding Area B

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco International Airport began operations at the new Boarding Area B, the southern-most concourse of the airport, and the main section of the newly-named Harvey Milk Terminal 1. This replaces the former Boarding Area B, which is currently home to Southwest Airlines and Frontier Airlines. The new Boarding Area B first broke ground on June 29, 2016. It will be completed in three different stages. Stage

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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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    Airways 25: The Winner Of New Chicago O’Hare Global Terminal

Airways 25: The Winner Of New Chicago O’Hare Global Terminal

CHICAGO—Following up on the Airport Review published on our 25th Anniversary Special Issue, on March 27, 2019, the City of Chicago has announced the winner of the competition to design the new O’Hare Global Terminal and Global Concourse. This will see the centerpiece of an $8.5-billion plan to expand and

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    Heathrow Airport Records 29th Consecutive Month of Growth

Heathrow Airport Records 29th Consecutive Month of Growth

LONDON – Heathrow Airport has released their passenger numbers for March, which despite even with the run-up to BREXIT which is currently set for October, has shown an increase for them in the number of passengers. The airport saw Heathrow handle over 6.5 million passengers throughout the month which now

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    Miami Airport’s Awesome Full Size Boeing 727 Tribute to My Late Son

Miami Airport’s Awesome Full Size Boeing 727 Tribute to My Late Son

Story by: Chris Sloan Five years ago today, I kissed my son goodbye for the last time. On April 13, 2014 just a week after his seventh birthday, my son Calder Jacob Sloan was instantly electrocuted and killed in our backyard pool.  My wife and I were at a friend’s

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    Manchester Airport’s March Numbers at 2.1m Passengers

Manchester Airport’s March Numbers at 2.1m Passengers

LONDON – Manchester Airport has seen its March 2019 numbers rise by 3.8% compared to that of the same period last year. 2.1 million passengers were welcomed into the airport last month, driven largely by European traffic as passengers flew off on skiing holidays and short breaks. This now means

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