Category Archives: AIRPORTS

Dubai International Airport Looks to Increase Capacity to 90 Million by 2018

Dubai International Airport has received the go-ahead to begin an expansion project that, when completed, will allow the airport to handle over 90 million passengers per year according to The Economic Times. The plan is estimated to cost around $7.8 … Continue reading

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Hong Kong International Airport Plans for the Future

According to Flight Global, Hong Kong International Airport unveiled it’s 20 year master plan on Thursday and includes a possible third runway or new terminal expansion. A third runway is one of two options presented by the masterplan released by Airport … Continue reading

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St. Louis Airport Returning to Normal after Tornado (Video)

According to CNN Flights are starting to return to normal after a tornado ripped through Lambert-St. Louis Airport on Friday causing damage to the airport and . Not all flights have resumed however as the powerful tornado caused extensive damage … Continue reading

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FAA Implements New Rules for Air Traffic Controllers

Amidst growing embarrassment over a series of incidents in the last few weeks where air traffic controllers fell asleep on the job, the FAA announced over the weekend that it was making changes in an effort to prevent such incidents … Continue reading

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Another Air Traffic Controller Suspended After Falling Asleep

After last month’s incident at Washington Reagan Airport where two planes landed as the air traffic control tower went silent, The Associated Press reports that an air traffic controller in Nevada fell asleep on the job while a medical plane … Continue reading

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NTSB Investigating A380 and Regional Jet Collision at JFK

On Monday night, an Airbus A380 scheduled to fly to Paris clipped a Delta regional jet operated by Comair that was waiting to pull up to the gate with passengers onboard. Nobody was hurt during the incident but the video … Continue reading

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International Flights to Haneda Cut Only Weeks After Launch

According to French news agency Agence France-Presse, Delta and American Airlines have both announced that they will temporarily cut most of their flights from the U.S. to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport due to the instability in the area resulting from the … Continue reading

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Southwest Targets New York with new Newark Flights

As it looks to target more business travelers, Southwest Airlines began offering service to Newark Liberty International Airport yesterday with more flights planned to the airport just outside of New York City by this summer The Wall Street Journal reports. … Continue reading

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“The tower is apparently not manned”- Planes Land at Reagan Without Response from Tower

The Washington Post reports that early Wednesday morning, just after midnight, two commercial planes carrying a total of 165 passengers and crew landed at Reagan National Airport in Washington D.C. without getting clearance from the tower. The reason: There wasn’t anyone … Continue reading

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Japan Earthquake Aftermath Causing Disruptions at Tokyo Airports

Six days after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake unleashed a devastating tsunami on the northeastern coast of Japan, Tokyo’s two main airport Haneda and Narita are seeing huge spikes in travelers trying to leave the region as nuclear contamination fears grow … Continue reading

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