Tag: airport

Heathrow clamping down on noisy night-time flights

editor editor- March 6, 2020 04:18

Heathrow has announced that this year, tougher charges will be applied to all flights that arrive and depart within the Night Quota Period from 23:30 to 06:00. The charges will ... Read More

Aeroflot will no longer send boarding information via text messages

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 30, 2019 18:25

Aeroflot Russian Airlines announced that from December 2 it will stop informing passengers about boarding via text messages. Text message notifications will be sent to airline passengers only when there ... Read More

Wizzair pilot: Welcome to Moscow…or Kiev…or something like that

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019 19:03

A Wizzair flight from London’s Luton airport to the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev took a rather humorous turn after the airplane had safely landed at Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany). ... Read More

Brit who helped build Seychelles International Airport returns 48 years later

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- November 21, 2019 00:17

A British citizen who in 1971 oversaw the completion of Seychelles International Airport has realized his dream of revisiting the islands after 48 years. Norman Rose, 91, spent three days on ... Read More

Expansion of Fiumicino Airport denied

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- November 5, 2019 02:57

It took 12 years, but in the end, the Italy Ministry of the Environment rejected the project to expand Fiumicino International Airport, also known as Leonardo da Vinci International Airport. ... Read More

Milan Linate airport reopens after 3 months

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- October 31, 2019 03:19

After 3 months of restyling, which started on July 27, Milan Linate airport is back to activity. The Forlanini Airport, in fact, is operational again with the first landing at ... Read More

Lufthansa: Four new European destinations for summer 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2019 18:30

Lufthansa customers can now book four new destinations for the coming summer season 2020. Whether it's a beach holiday, a voyage of discovery or a city trip - Lufthansa offers ... Read More

Milan Bergamo Airport: Traffic to grow 10 percent this winter season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 28, 2019 16:48

Milan Bergamo is set to offer 10% more seats this coming season than in the previous winter. Launching four brand-new routes, in addition to 13 routes with commenced during S19, ... Read More

Memphis Airport passengers told: Leave everything, just get off the plane!

editor editor- October 22, 2019 03:16

Between 6:00 and 7:00 this morning, Monday, October 21, 2019, a violent storm ripped through the mid-south, making a stopover at Memphis International Airport. High-speed winds tore through the city ... Read More

Southern Rail Travel Chaos: Person hit by train

editor editor- October 14, 2019 21:41

Southern Rail train passengers are being warned to expect severe disruption after a person was hit by a train between the Horsham, Haywards Heath station and Gatwick Airport in the ... Read More

Heathrow: IAG airline group commits to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 12, 2019 16:34

Heathrow Airport announced the plan by British Airways parent company IAG to offset carbon emissions for all its UK domestic flights from 2020, becoming the first airline group worldwide to ... Read More

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing after passenger brings gun on board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019 23:16

Russian national flag carrier's flight attendant must have been very surprised when one of the passengers on Aeroflot flights called her over and handed her a handgun and two pieces ... Read More

Chinese made 12.8 million trips during National Day holiday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019 00:30

Chinese love to travel on holiday.  12.8 million passenger trips were made in China. The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) announced today that during the week-long National Day holiday ... Read More

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019 02:26

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as the crowd grew larger and larger when the facility suffered ... Read More

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:20

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which was designed and constructed to support current and near-term passenger ... Read More

Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 16:39

Air Canada today unveiled another convenient way for premium customers to work or relax prior to their flight with the Maple Leaf Lounge Express, located in the Toronto Pearson International ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019 05:45

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would have been one percentage point higher, if FRA had not ... Read More

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 01:09

A new Air China flight connecting Italian capital Rome with Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, was inaugurated at Rome's Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci airport with an official ceremony. ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 23:15

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is committed to raising their performance following difficulties in satisfying relevant EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) requirements at the beginning of this year. Since then, the airline ... Read More

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 23:00

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg has officially begun a $22 million renovation, with an expected completion date of August 2019. The property is elegantly updated to revitalize the guest experience from check-in ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:09

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across the United States, Canada and Mexico, with over 3,300 weekly flights from bases in Chicago, Cleveland, Houston and Newark. ... Read More

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:42

The Hozpitality Group's 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards, held on 12th June 2019 at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR. After receiving over 68,500 votes, the winners for Popular Choice categories ... Read More

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:02

The new Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flights of passenger planes in May 2019. The airport's construction is expected to be completed  on June 30 and flight ... Read More

Emaar Hospitality Group presents new upscale lifestyle hotel in Dubai

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 18:47

Vida Emirates Hills is an upscale lifestyle hotel  in the heart of the tranquil Emirates Hills neighbourhood has resented by Emaar Hospitality Group. The hotel is set in walking distance ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport opens new entry to the multilevel car parking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 16:35

Moscow Domodedovo Airport launched an additional entry to the multilevel car parking (Р2) from the flyover. Drivers can access P2 regardless of the way they have entered the landside. The ... Read More

‘Super Power’ artwork on display at Heathrow Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:14

A canopy of brightly coloured umbrellas has appeared at Heathrow as part of an initiative to raise awareness of neuro-developmental disorders, including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autism, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 10:35

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant escalation in western activities against Iran after todays earlier attack ... Read More

Brazil’s GOL launches flights to Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:20

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's domestic airline, announces the expansion of its flight operations to the city of Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro. The new ... Read More

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:02

Embraer will take to the 53rd edition of Paris Air Show International, in France, the first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured to operate with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). The aircraft, ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

Seth Miller Seth Miller- June 12, 2019 23:05

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in bringing that question to the forefront. With representatives from airlines, ... Read More

Best and worst airports in the world: In the same city

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 18:39

First ever Fodor's Travel Awards cover categories important to today's modern traveler, including foodie airports, best booze cruises, and biggest social media travel influencers. The awards, chosen by the Fodor's ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 17:30

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third flagged by Uber for the new taxi service, while it ... Read More

Baros named “Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort” for seventh time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 15:15

Baros, the Maldivian-owned boutique island resort, has been awarded as the “Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort” for the seventh consecutive year at the 26th World Travel Awards ceremony held recently ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 22:23

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty transit buses. The buses, which will be operated by the Maryland ... Read More

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 21:05

It may not be safe to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Punta Cana. "We are too busy to respond," a spokesperson of the Zimmerman Agency, a PR agency ... Read More

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 19:13

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated expanded Deluxe rooms that boast incredible Indian Ocean views, expansive lagoon ... Read More