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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

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 16:10

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings of the plane. The cargo hold and the fuel tanks ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 18:28

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million in airport infrastructure grants, the first allotment of the total ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and by the FAA (Federal Aviation ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:01

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th of June. This step is the latest delivery milestone for ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 03:02

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy an air demand that by 2035 will touch - according ... 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

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 16:54

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the 6 month mega-event. The Emirates ... Read More

The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 17:15

The biggest logistical operation in the world aviation history was held between 5 and 6 April 2019. In a total of 33 hours, 12 hours earlier than expected, all airlines ... Read More

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:40

Oman Air has landed first place in the latest Heathrow “Fly Quiet and Green” league table, due to its use of ‘Continuous Decent Approach’ which helps to reduce fuel burn ... Read More

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 17:15

Heathrow welcomed 5.48 million passengers in 28 days, securing the airport’s 28th consecutive record month for passenger growth (+1.7% vs February 2018). February’s result has been boosted by London Fashion ... Read More

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 07:54

Turkish Airlines Flight One, non-stop service from Istanbul landed at JFK Airport New York at 5.35pm Saturday night. Prior to landing the captain of this Boeing 777 with 326 passengers ... Read More

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019 00:18

Milan’s Airport Linate is not only very passenger friendly but also very easy to reach from Milan’s city center. There are three airports for Milan with Linate being the closest ... Read More

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:15

2018 turned out to be a very disruptive year for the aviation and travel industry when, for the first time, over 10 million passengers were eligible for compensation in accordance ... Read More

Safe air travel in winter

editor editor- January 22, 2019 19:51

At Munich Airport over 600 employees work with special equipment to battle ice and snow during the winter. Read More

American Samoa Talofa Airways ready to add Manu Island

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018 07:20

American Samoa's Talofa Airways is planning to add Manu' island to their network. This is possible after a second aircraft joined the airlines fleet.  Read More

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 14:53

Thousands of passengers have been affected by drones flying over the UK's second busiest airport's runways. London's Gatwick Airport's runway has been shut since Wednesday night, as devices have been ... Read More

Heathrow: The Great British take off

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 06:20

Today at Heathrow, Great British Bake Off 2016 winner, Candice Brown and food artist Michele Wibowo unveiled a 50kg gingerbread model of the airport, created to surprise travelling passengers this ... 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

Wide-bodied aircrafts return to Calicut International

editor editor- December 4, 2018 15:12

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has announced the resumption of wide-bodied aircraft operations from Calicut International Airport. Read More

FAA announces $151.1 million in infrastructure grants to 66 airports in 35 states

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 7, 2017 18:22

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $151.1 million in airport infrastructure grants to 66 airports in 35 states across ... Read More

President Obama calls for air safety upgrades

editor editor- September 21, 2010 06:02

LOS ANGELES, California - The Obama Administration is proposing a "robust investment" in the development of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) NextGen ATC system - a satellite-based air traff Read More

President Obama pushes 50 billion dollar transportation plan

editor editor- September 7, 2010 06:27

WASHINGTON, DC - President Obama spent his Labor Day pushing a new US$50 billion vision for revamping America’s crumbling transportation infrastructure. Read More

Virgin America’s CEO: JFK “metering scheme” will be extended through the summer

editor editor- June 25, 2010 02:16

A scheme to limit runway delays at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport will be extended through the summer, according to the head of Virgin America Inc. Read More

Buckle up when you fly into these airports

editor editor- June 17, 2010 02:02

It’s 10:45 a.m. on a cloudy day, and the crew of Druk Air flight KB205 is preparing to land at their home airport of Paro, Bhutan. Read More

What LAX really needs

editor editor- November 24, 2008 04:01

If, heaven forbid, there should be a crash on Los Angeles International Airport's dangerously configured north runways, family members of the victims can be consoled by the knowledge that their ... Read More