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Can fining airlines help Indian airports run efficiently?
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Can fining airlines help Indian airports run efficiently?

In September, India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued new regulation assigning penalties for airlines that spend too much time on the runway after issued a permission for take-off. The aim is to fight delays at the increasingly jammed Indian airports tha...

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Detecting anomalies: Why Israeli airport security works

Israel is known for its strict but effective security measures. Can other countries learn from their experience?...

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Safety risks rise at Indonesian airports due to overcapacity

The Indonesian Air Traffic Controllers Association warns about the increased plane collision risk at Jakarta’s Soe...

Poland approves new airport, despite criticism
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Poland approves new airport, despite criticism

The Polish parliament voted in favour of a “special act” on May 10, 2018, giving a green light to the countr...

IATA raises red flag for safety at Bangkok airport
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IATA raises red flag for safety at Bangkok airport

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) issued a safety bulletin on May 7, 2018 in which it calls the fl...

Australian airports to undergo massive security upgrade
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Australian airports to undergo massive security upgrade

Under a massive security overhaul, Australian airport security upgrades will be slated in the federal budget, Home Affai...

Singapore airport to extend passenger facial recognition
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Singapore airport to extend passenger facial recognition

Singapore Changi Airport (SIN), which is holding the title of the best airport in the world for the last six years, is n...

Kathmandu airport closed after plane skids off runway
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Kathmandu airport closed after plane skids off runway

A Boeing 737 of the Malaysian company Malindo Airlines skidded off the runway with 139 passengers onboard on the evening...

IATA advocates for Mexico City airport expansion
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IATA advocates for Mexico City airport expansion

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) emphasized its strong support for the construction of a new internati...

Two Moscow airports likely to miss World Cup expansion deadlines
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Two Moscow airports likely to miss World Cup expansion deadlines

Two of Moscow's busiest airports will likely miss a crucial deadline for their new runways before the country hosts...

From security checks to duty-free: why customer service matters
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From security checks to duty-free: why customer service matters

It was in the sixties when the airlines took customer service to another level by introducing helpful, smiling stewardes...

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Gatwick to trial autonomous shuttle vehicles for airfield staff

London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW) is set to launch trials of electric-powered autonomous shuttle vehicles in the summ...

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Chinese airports receive record numbers of passengers

Chinese airports have seen 1.15 billion passengers in 2017. It is 12.9% more than 2016. Cargo volume also increased dram...

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Dubai airport to close southern runway for 45 days

Dubai International Airport (DXB) issued a statement on February 26, 2018, revealing plans to close one of two runways t...

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British Airways worker dies after vehicle collision at Heathrow

On February 14, 2018, at least 20 British Airways flights were delayed after two vehicles collided on the taxiway at Lon...

London City Airport closed, flights cancelled due to WWII bomb
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London City Airport closed, flights cancelled due to WWII bomb

London City Airport has been shut down for a second day since the discovery of a World War II bomb in the River Thames n...

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Ahead of Singapore Airshow, IATA highlights risks in the region

Infrastructure remains the biggest headache in the Asia Pacific region amid ever-increasing passenger traffic. In a stat...

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Auckland International introduces new bird’s-eye view technology

Increasing international travel is having a major impact on aviation hubs such as New Zealand’s Auckland Internati...