August 12, 2022
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Challenging World Airports: Leh, India

With a flight path between the Himalayan mountains, the approach to Leh Airport (IXL) is one of the most breathtaking and scenic in the world. IXL is situated in the Indian state of Ladakh, which is a strategic airbase for India and is also used for commercial operations.

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Today in Aviation: First Commercial Flight at Dallas/Fort Worth

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) welcomed its first commercial flights in 1974, four months after its inauguration. The first flight to use the brand new facility was American Airlines (AA) flight 341 from New York via Memphis and Little Rock. Dallas has had an airport, Love Field, since 1917 while […]

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Today in Aviation: Gardermoen Replaces Oslo Fornebu Airport

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Oslo Fornebu Airport (FBU), which also served Eastern Norway, is replaced by Gardermoen Airport (OSL) in 1998.  FBU was officially opened on June 1, 1939, when a KLM DC-2 arrived from Amsterdam (AMS). However, Lufthansa (LH) had the honor of being the first airline to land at the airport, when […]

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Airports

ACI Airports to Have Net-zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

MIAMI – Airports Council International (ACI) World and its five ACI regions have announced their commitment to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Climate change has long been an issue for aviation. Following a year-long research and consultation period, underpinned by extensive analytical and evidence-based research, this announcement by ACI is a huge step in […]

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Airports

Milan-Linate To Shut Down For 3 Months, All Traffic To Malpensa

MIAMI — Europe’s “little jewel” airport, Milan-Linate (LIN), will shut down for three months while its main runway and terminals are renovated, sending all its air traffic to Milan-Malpensa Airport (MXP). With Linate’s closure, Malpensa will become, once again, the city’s main gateway and an Alitalia hub. From July 27 until October 27, 2019, the […]

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New Mexico City Airport To Move Forward, President Recants Cancellation Threats

MIAMI — Mexico’s new President, Andres Lopez Obrador, is no longer threatening to halt the construction of Mexico City’s new $13 billion mega airport. The socialist President-elect had threatened during his campaign that the airport’s construction was unnecessary and too expensive for the Mexican taxpayer. Lopez Obrador even put the cancellation of this project as […]

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Naples Airport: Fastest Growing In The World?

MIAMI — Naples-Capodichino International Airport (NAP), located in the heart of the Italian city, has registered an impressive 46.1% growth in passenger figures during the first quarter of 2018. According to Assaeroporti, the Italian Airports Regulator, NAP saw an increase in traffic figures both in the domestic (+40.8%) and international (50.1%) fronts. The airport, located […]

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