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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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    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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    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

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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

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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

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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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