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    Italian Airports To Reopen on June 3

Italian Airports To Reopen on June 3

MIAMI – Airports in Italy are set to reopen on June 3, the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Paola De Micheli announced this Wednesday. June 3 will also see the opening of borders in the European country, according to authorities, after the whole of the Italian territory was confined last month. Italy, the first European country affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, will also be the first nation to reopen its

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    Berlin Tegel Airport To Close for Two Months

Berlin Tegel Airport To Close for Two Months

LONDON – Berlin Tegel Airport is set to close on June 15 for around two months due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Due to restrictions with regards to flying, passenger numbers have declined to the point that this decision was inevitably made. It is understood that this move will save airport operator FBB around US$220,000 per day, amounting to US$12.3m over that eight week period. FBB CEO Lutke Dalrup stated

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    Munich Airport Announces Health Measures When Demand Increases

Munich Airport Announces Health Measures When Demand Increases

MIAMI – While the industry awaits air passenger demand to rebound, Munich International Airport (MUC) announces protective measures against COVID-19 to guarantee the safety and health of workers and passengers in its terminals. The package of actions starts with the mandatory wearing of face masks to be effective immediately, according to the German government’s new health guidelines. In all MUC terminal buildings, hand sanitizer dispensers will also be provided. Health

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    Video: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport Runway Project Wins Award

Video: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport Runway Project Wins Award

MIAMI- Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) receives a recognition from the Southeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (SECAAAE) due to its north runway rehabilitation project. Through its account on Twitter (@FLLFlyer), the airfield located in Broward County, Florida announced that it won the 2020 Corporate Award for Commercial Airport Project of the Year-Airfields. The construction was lead by General Asphalt and built by the engineering team of Kimley-Horn

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    Anchorage Airport Is The World’s Busiest for Cargo

Anchorage Airport Is The World’s Busiest for Cargo

Article Written by Sofia Marrero and James Field MIAMI – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) announced on the weekend that it reached the title of the world’s busiest airfield for aircraft operations. As ANC stated on Twitter (@ANCairport), the maintenance, increase and significance of its cargo movements come after the global aviation system changed. This is due to the plunge in passenger demand, worldwide travel restrictions, and the later extensions,

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    Lugano-Agno Airport To Be Liquidated

Lugano-Agno Airport To Be Liquidated

MIAMI – Lugano-Agno Airport (LUG) will be put into “orderly” liquidation and 72 employees will lose their jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic has currently left the airport without any other options. It is now unviable for LUG to continue operations in its current state in what is yet another airport that succumbs to the fallout of the coronavirus. Thus, the structure will be put into ordinary liquidation, pending a new

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    Manchester Airport: Stored Meals Feed People In Need

Manchester Airport: Stored Meals Feed People In Need

MIAMI– About 1,1m stored food planned for air passengers at Manchester Airport (MAN) will be delivered to disadvantaged people across Greater Manchester by Open Kitchen MCR. The non-profit group, known for intercepting food waste and turning it into food for events, will transport the frozen meals through a Lineage Logistics warehouse in Heywood to later be distributed by local authorities. According to David Vickers, general manager at Lineage Logistics, around

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    MIA Receives US$207m CARES Act Grant

MIA Receives US$207m CARES Act Grant

MIAMI – Miami International Airport has been awarded US$207m in funding from the federal government’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Airport Grant Program – making MIA the largest grant recipient among all airports in Florida. MIA authorities intend to use the grant to support the airport’s efforts to facilitate essential travel and trade in preparation to resume full operations as it is one of America’s leading passenger and cargo hubs.

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    Small US Airports Hit Hardest By Airline Cancelations

Small US Airports Hit Hardest By Airline Cancelations

MIAMI – US airlines reduce all flights at small airports, causing their operational cessation as carriers go to larger hubs following the CARES Act’s minimum service. To be eligible to receive part of US$60bn legislative package in grants and loans, the Department of Transportation (DOT) requires airlines to operate at “reasonable and practicable” airports. Thus, companies are maintaining and consolidating services at one airport in large metropolitan regions. Waivers benefit

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    US Air Passenger Traffic Drops 96%

US Air Passenger Traffic Drops 96%

MIAMI – As travel restrictions increased during March, several US airlines have cut 96% of their flights, drastically reducing airport operations and passenger traffic. Just to get a better picture, the number of passengers at checkpoints is the lowest registered in 10 years, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) as US carriers have halted 71% of their capacity (A4A). TSA and A4A statistics Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, the

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    FAA Waives Slot-Use Requirement Through May 31

FAA Waives Slot-Use Requirement Through May 31

MIAMI – To help airlines cope with the COVID-19 fallout, The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is temporarily waiving the 80% slot-use requirement at major U.S. airports through May 31, 2020. Under normal conditions, airlines can lose their slots at congested airports if they don’t use them at least 80%

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    COVID-19: Kuwait Airport To Suspend All Flights On Friday

COVID-19: Kuwait Airport To Suspend All Flights On Friday

MIAMI – As of March 13, Kuwait International Airport (KWI) is suspending all commercial flights until further notice while the government declares a holiday from March 12 to March 26, in what is seen as an unprecedented measure taken by Kuwait’s Cabinet Ministers to contain the virus. According to Gulf

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    Paine Field Airport Celebrates First Year Of Passenger Terminal

Paine Field Airport Celebrates First Year Of Passenger Terminal

MIAMI – Paine Field Airport celebrates one year of passenger terminal service in in Snohomish County, Washington, with nonstop operations since March 4, 2019. On Wednesday’s anniversary celebration, Arif Ghouse, Director of PAE said, “We are very happy about the success of our partnership with Propeller and the airlines. ”

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    Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Cuts Landing Fees

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Cuts Landing Fees

MIAMI – As carriers report a 16% decrease in passenger traffic, the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is chopping landing fees during March. The measure will be managed through discounts following the monthly board meeting in which a lower rent for 13 tenants in TD was also approved, according to

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