Tag: landings

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

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

Passenger volume climbs at Frankfurt and most of the Group airports

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 14, 2019 05:34

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than six million passengers in April 2019, a gain of 5.1 percent year-on-year. This noticeable increase can also be attributed to the Easter traffic, which ... Read More

New Visitor Experience: 90-minute Frankfurt airport tour

editor editor- May 3, 2019 00:08

The future Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport is one of the largest privately funded construction projects under way in Europe. Currently, the site comprises a huge excavated hole where the ... Read More

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019 22:11

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, a 5.0 percent increase. All safety, efficiency and economic indicators show ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019 08:08

Passenger traffic rises at Frankfurt Airport - Fraport's Group airports worldwide largely report positive performance In the first three months of 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served almost 14.8 million passengers ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019 22:16

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications for operational efficiency, but in situations where individuals are undertaking ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:01

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase in traffic to a total of 46.3 million passengers flying ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures February 2019:  Positive Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:16

Passenger traffic rises at FRA and Group airports worldwide In February 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than 4.5 million passengers - an increase of 4.3 percent year-on-year.  During the first ... Read More

St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana Airport vying for “Most Scenic Airport Landings” crown

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 00:15

Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) has been shortlisted for 2019 “Most Scenic Airport Landings” poll. An independent panel of travel industry experts and influencers curated this year’s shortlist of 32 ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 00:58

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days. A Boeing spokesperson responded: "We are ... Read More

Prague airport continues to grow with 16.8 million passengers in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 17:05

Prague's Václav Havel Airport has continued to grow without interruption since 2013. In 2018, as per the latest operating results, Prague Airport handled a total of 16,797,006 passengers, which represents ... Read More

New passenger record achieved at FRA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2019 08:13

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than 69.5 million passengers in 2018, thus posting a new record high in the airport's history. Compared to 2017, traffic at Germany's largest airport grew ... Read More

Munich Airport: Another record-setting year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 17:10

Munich Airport's total passenger traffic rose by a very robust 1.7 million to yet another all-time high of 46.3 million in 2018. This represents a year-over-year increase of around 4 ... Read More

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 14:57

Japan is spending $150 million to allow US Navy pilots practice aircraft carrier landings on a small Mageshima Island, but nearby residents, who were never given a chance to debate ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures November 2018: Growth Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018 21:24

Frankfurt Airport welcomed around 5.24 million passengers in November 2018, a growth of 4.7 percent year-on-year. This development was driven by European traffic (up 6.1 percent) as well as intercontinental ... Read More

What’s new in France for 2019?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 12:45

France is always an exciting destination but the year ahead promises a buffet of intriguing events beyond the capitol. Here are the top reasons to pack your bags and book ... Read More

FRAPORT Airport Tour with a Focus on Terminal 3 Construction Project

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 00:49

The future Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport is one of the largest privately funded construction projects underway in Europe. Read More

American Airlines investigated by FAA after 3 rough landings

editor editor- January 6, 2010 04:55

Two weeks ago, American Airlines 737 skidded off a runway in Jamaica. The fuselage cracked, and dozens of passengers were injured. But that wasn't the only landing mishap American had ... Read More