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Heathrow profit soars

British airport operator posts strong rise in full year profit Heathrow profit soars

LONDON, England - Heathrow Ltd, the British airport operator formerly known as BAA, posted a strong rise in full year profit, largely driven by an increase in the fees it charges airlines.

Bahrain International Airport to expand capacity in 2013

Bahrain Airport Company Bahrain International Airport to expand capacity in 2013

MANAMA, Bahrain - The Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced plans to further expand Bahrain International Airport (BIA) in the coming year.

Over 100 million animals jetted in and out of Frankfurt's Animal Lounge

Frankfurt Airport Over 100 million animals jetted in and out of Frankfurt's Animal Lounge

With 56.4 million passengers, Frankfurt was the world's ninth busiest airport in 2011, according to airport trade organization, Airport Council International.

Dallas/Fort Worth builds as US gateway

World Routes Dallas/Fort Worth builds as US gateway

Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport is building on its reputation as one of the most popular entry point into the US, and the world is noticing, it claims.

Airport retail trends in Europe

how opportunities and demand are set to change Airport retail trends in Europe

A new report conducted by Canadean analyzes trends in airport retail and explores how opportunities and demand are set to change in 2012-2013.

Airports tell a story

shifting and shuffling between the world’s airports Airports tell a story

By Ron Kuhlmann, Aviation Journalist

Airports Council International, the association of the world’s airports, released a range of monthly statistics that track airport performance according to a variety of measures.

Air China introduces "Fast Track" immigration service at Heathrow London

Air China Air China introduces "Fast Track" immigration service at Heathrow London

BEIJING, China - In order to further improve the service of the flights from Beijing to London, Air China introduced the "Fast Track" immigration service at Heathrow Airport London on July 10 to ...

Police removes bomb from plane at St. Angelo airport in Northern Ireland

Bomb found at UK airport Police removes bomb from plane at St. Angelo airport in Northern Ireland

Bomb disposal officers have removed a 'viable explosive device' from an airport in Northern Ireland.

The item was found at St Angelo - a small airport outside Enniskillen in Co ...

Israeli airline quits Stockholm over security methods dispute

Stockholm airport refuses to allow Israeli methods of security inspections Israeli airline quits Stockholm over security methods dispute

Arkia has to stop flying to Stockholm because the Swedish capital’s international airport now refuses to allow Israeli methods of security inspections dictated by the Shin Bet security service, ...

11 companies expected to tender for Bugesera Airport project

Next round of the elaborate bidding process 11 companies expected to tender for Bugesera Airport project

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - After selecting 11 companies, out of the 33 which had filed their expression of interest documents with the Rwandan authorities last year, those still in the running will be able to enter ...

Seychelles already reached last year’s arrival record

Record-breaking couple arrives from France Seychelles already reached last year’s arrival record

Seychelles, the mid-ocean tropical tourist paradise, has reached its 2010 record in visitor arrival numbers with nearly six weeks to go to the end of the year.

New Mauritius airport terminal to be ready by 2013

Establishing Mauritius as a key aviation hub New Mauritius airport terminal to be ready by 2013

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Airports of Mauritius have confirmed that the ongoing work on upgrading the country’s main international airport in Pt.

New airport terminal coming to Antigua and Barbuda

Speaking with Tourism Minister John Maginley New airport terminal coming to Antigua and Barbuda

By Johnson Johnrose

At the ongoing World Travel Market in London, Johnson Johnrose of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, met up with Antigua & Barbuda’s Tourism Minister John Maginley.

American Airlines opens Flagship Check-in at LAX for premium customers

American Airlines American Airlines opens Flagship Check-in at LAX for premium customers

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today introduced the first Flagship Check-in experience at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Stuck At The Airport Over Luggage Fees Baggage fees strand passenger at the airport for over a week

Various airline fees can be a pricey annoyance for many passengers, but one caused a whole lot of trouble in the life of a Sonoma County woman.

Nyaribo airstrip gets upgrades and expansion

Nyeri county airport upgrades Nyaribo airstrip gets upgrades and expansion

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

The Kenya Airports Authority has inspected the upgrade and expansion of the airfield in Nyeri county, assuring the aviation and business fraternity present during the occasion, of continued ...

Velvet Sky flies into Limpopo

"Cheapest" airline in South Africa launched Velvet Sky flies into Limpopo

Stephen Nthite, chairman of Velvet Sky, has called on black businesspeople to explore the aviation industry.

Mumbai runway finally cleared

It Took 3 Days To Clear Mumbai Airport Main Runway Mumbai runway finally cleared

The Turkish Airlines’ Airbus A340 plane, which had skidded three days earlier on the main runway at the airport here and then got stuck, rendering the stretch inoperative, was finally removed ...

Super Typhoon Muifa strands hundreds of passengers in Okinawa

Typhoon Churning Across East China Sea Super Typhoon Muifa strands hundreds of passengers in Okinawa

Japanese officials canceled flights in Okinawa, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded as Super Typhoon Muifa churns its way across the East China Sea toward Shanghai.

British Airways reveals Gatwick airport is top choice for families

Gatwick Airport British Airways reveals Gatwick airport is top choice for families

CRAWLEY, England - British Airways has revealed that more families than ever are choosing to fly from Gatwick airport as they jet off on holiday this year.

Kisangani air crash kills scores

Congo DR Kisangani air crash kills scores

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - Another aircraft crash in the Congo DR has shaken that country, when reports began to emerge less than 3 hours ago that a plane belonging to EU-banned Hewa Bora Airlines crashed while ...

"Checkpoint of the Future" to ease airport stress

Checkpoint of the Future "Checkpoint of the Future" to ease airport stress

Airport security is set to change dramatically in the next few years thanks to the "Checkpoint of the Future", officially unveiled last week at the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) ...

Kenya airport hit by another blackout

Back-Up Generators Fail Kenya airport hit by another blackout

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - News is gradually filtering in of yet another power outage at Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi - the region's premier airport - which was hit on Saturday ...

TSA to can 36 Honolulu airport screeners

Honolulu International Airport TSA to can 36 Honolulu airport screeners

Washington - The Transportation Security Administration took steps Friday to fire 36 screeners and bosses at Hawaii's Honolulu International Airport after an investigation substantiated ...

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