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Yemeni rebels threaten Saudi, UAE airports with missile attacks
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Yemeni rebels threaten Saudi, UAE airports with missile attacks

The political body representing Yemeni rebels has issued a statement claiming that Saudi Arabian and UAE airports are  ‘direct targets’ for missile attacks. ...

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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 a...

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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?...

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...

Gatwick to trial autonomous shuttle vehicles for airfield staff
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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...

Chinese airports receive record numbers of passengers
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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...

Dubai airport to close southern runway for 45 days
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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...

British Airways worker dies after vehicle collision at Heathrow
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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...

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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...

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Munich Airport establishes centre to fight cybercrime

On January 31, 2018, Munich Airport has officially launched its Information Security Hub (ISH) – a competency cent...

Domodedovo plans six new runways
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Domodedovo plans six new runways

Domodedovo Airport plans to expand the airfield from two runways to eight under a concession agreement....

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Lithuanian Airports break passengers and flights records in 2017

A reconstruction of the runway of Vilnius Airport that lasted for 35 summer days did not impede the new record in 2017,...

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French PM cancels controversial airport construction

France has finally renounced the plans to construct the Notre-Dame-des-Landes airport, while announcing plans to moderni...