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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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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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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