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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 in terminal improvements. The masterplan consists of the construction for the new Terminal F and enhancements to Terminal C. According

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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 of air travel. In a world where pretty much everyone can travel anywhere, anytime they want, there is less and

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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 (EDI) operation by offering 40% more seats on Italian destinations during the upcoming summer and extended nonstop flights to Jersey

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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 terminal had adorned its formal name as the TWA Flight Centre from 1962, when it opened, through 2001. It was

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    Manchester Airport’s April Numbers Soar from Easter Demand

Manchester Airport’s April Numbers Soar from Easter Demand

LONDON – Manchester Airport has announced an eight per cent year-on-year increase with its passenger numbers for April 2019. It now means that for the first time in the airport’s history, it has surpassed the 28.8 million mark. 2.4 million passengers travelled through the airport last month. Commenting on the growth was Manchester Airport’s CEO Andrew Cowan who emphasised how much of a “busy month” it has been over there.

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    Drone Halts 143 Flights At Frankfurt-Main Airport

Drone Halts 143 Flights At Frankfurt-Main Airport

LONDON – Frankfurt-Main International Airport Germany was forced to cancel 143 flights and divert 48 incoming aircraft because of a drone sighting within the airport’s perimeter. The drone sighting was reported by several pilots and the German police. A helicopter was brought in to assist in the search.   This is not the first recorded drone incident in Frankfurt. In March 2019, flights were grounded for 30 minutes after a

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    UK Courts Give Greenlight to Heathrow Expansion

UK Courts Give Greenlight to Heathrow Expansion

LONDON – In December of 2003, the British Government at the time announced plans to build a third runway and a sixth terminal at London Heathrow Airport. Fast forward fifteen years of legal battles, protests and campaigning. Closure come today as it was ruled by the High Court that the proposals could go ahead. In 2003, plans were announced for the expansion of Heathrow Airport, to include a third runway

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    Blizzard Conditions Grounds Flights at Calgary Airport

Blizzard Conditions Grounds Flights at Calgary Airport

CALGARY — A major winter storm system swept through the Calgary area Saturday creating havoc on the roads, in the skies, and at the airport with reported wind-gusts of 90 kilometers per hour and up to 30 centimeters of snow, making visibility almost due to blizzard-like conditions.  “Heavy snow, icy conditions and strong winds causing blowing snow are creating dangerous driving conditions,” the emergency alert read, stating that highways and

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    Loganair Launches East Midlands Flights to Inverness & Brussels

Loganair Launches East Midlands Flights to Inverness & Brussels

LONDON – Scottish regional carrier Loganair announced further expansion plans as it unveiled new scheduled services from East Midlands Airport with flights to Brussels and Inverness to commence on Monday 2nd September 2019. Loganair will begin its new operation by starting with an early morning and afternoon rotation to Brussels between Monday and Thursday as well as additional afternoon services on Friday and Sunday. Lognanair will also provide six flights

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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 modernize O’Hare International Airport, which reclaimed its position as the nation’s busiest in 2018 with 903,747 total flights. The winner

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    Manchester Airport Going Strong Ahead Of £1bn Terminal Transformation

Manchester Airport Going Strong Ahead Of £1bn Terminal Transformation

LONDON – Manchester Airport has recorded a 7% increase in passenger numbers for January 2019 compared to the same period last year, handling 1.78 million passengers. The three destinations highlighted by Manchester for contributing factors was Montmontego Bay (Jamaica), Doha, and Oman. Traffic to Montego Bay from the Northern Gateway

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    Review: London Heathrow’s Top 3 Oneworld First Class Lounges

Review: London Heathrow’s Top 3 Oneworld First Class Lounges

LONDON – One of the truly great benefits of being a top tier traveller is having access to airport lounges. These can range from modest spaces to luxurious oases awash with fine wines, showers, and restaurant-quality dining. My travels frequently take me to Southern Africa and, as a oneworld member, this invariably involves

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    Miami Airport Inaugurates Facial Recognition For Boarding

Miami Airport Inaugurates Facial Recognition For Boarding

Article Written by Thomas Saunders MIAMI – A new facial recognition software has been inaugurated at Miami International Airport (MIA). Through a partnership between MIA, Lufthansa, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and global air transport IT provider SITA, passengers who fly from Miami to Munich will be able to

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    Stobart Air To Fly Newquay to London Southend

Stobart Air To Fly Newquay to London Southend

MIAMI — Newquay Airport has confirmed yet another exciting service from Cornish Airport. Flybe franchise partner, Stobart Air, will add year-round services to London-Southend starting on the 1st of April 2019. This will complement the airline’s upcoming new service to London-Heathrow, which will start on March 31st, 2019. Flown under

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