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Costa Rica's main international airport shut down

Juan Santamaria International Airport Costa Rica's main international airport shut down

Costa Rica's Juan Santamaria International Airport was shut down on Thursday afternoon after the tires of a plane burst upon landing, sending it skidding along the runway, the country's fire chief ...

Construction at Kisumu International Airport nearly complete

Airport Expansion Construction at Kisumu International Airport nearly complete

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - Construction on the expanded runway, taxiway, and apron is gradually nearing completion at the Kisumu airport, after the terminal building and other facilities had been upgraded and ...

Cathay Pacific is back to pre-crisis capacities in Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific Hopes For Third Runway In Hong Kong Cathay Pacific is back to pre-crisis capacities in Hong Kong

Luc Citrinot, eTN

HONG KONG (eTN) - Competition is increasingly tough for Cathay Pacific as Chinese carriers continue to develop their fleet, join alliances, and set up hubs all across Mainland China.

Woman claims she is traumatized, sues American Airlines

AA emergency landing results in lawsuit Woman claims she is traumatized, sues American Airlines

GEORGE TIBBITS

SEATTLE — A woman has sued American Airlines, saying she was traumatized when the plane she was on ran off the runway at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

Airport news: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport may receive 2nd runway

Kenya Airport Authority Airport news: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport may receive 2nd runway

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has at last moved forward in their considerations of a second runway for Kenya’s main international airport, Jomo Kenyatta International in ...

Priorities change for Kisumu Airport in Kenya

Reconstruction Priorities change for Kisumu Airport in Kenya

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

It was learned that the various ongoing work stages of the reconstruction of the

JFK's busiest runway to close for four months

John F. Kennedy International Airport JFK's busiest runway to close for four months

A. Pawlowski

New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport isn't exactly the poster child for on-time departures and things may get worse before they get better for travelers using the airport this ...

Kisumu Airport runway to receive further expansion

Kenya Airports Authority Readies Runway Kisumu Airport runway to receive further expansion

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The present rehabilitation and expansion of the airport in Kisumu to eventually give it full international status and facilities to operate long-haul aircraft in and out of the Kenyan lakeside ...

Iran Air Airbus slides off runway in Stockholm

Plane Swerves Off Runway In Sweden Iran Air Airbus slides off runway in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM – An Iran Air-owned Airbus bound for Tehran slid off a Stockholm runway on Saturday, but no one was hurt, a Swedish airport official said.

Kenya Airways decides better safe than sorry

Runway Lights A Problem Again Kenya Airways decides better safe than sorry

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

Another problem last week at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with the runway lighting has compelled Kenya Airways (KQ), amongst others, to delay a number of flights from Nairobi, mostly ...

Air Berlin jet veers off runway in Dortmund

Air Berlin Incident Air Berlin jet veers off runway in Dortmund

BERLIN – A jet veered off the runway at a western German airport Sunday, but no one was injured, authorities said.

Statement from American Airlines regarding flight 331

No Critical Injuries Statement from American Airlines regarding flight 331

eTN Staff Writer

"The care of our passengers and crew members is our highest priority, and we will offer all the assistance necessary," said Gerard Arpey, American Airline's chairman and chief executive officer ...

Nairobi runway lights go out - Kenya Airports Authority silent

All Flights Halted For Several Hours Nairobi runway lights go out - Kenya Airports Authority silent

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The crucial runway lights failed on the evening of December 9 at Nairobi’s main international airport, Jomo Kenyatta International, halting all incoming and outbound flights for several ...

Kenya Airways resumes Kisumu flights

Runway Repairs Completed Kenya Airways resumes Kisumu flights

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

"The Pride of Africa," Kenya Airways, announced flights had resumed from Nairobi to Kisumu since December 10, following the successful completion of runway repairs and upgrades by the Kenya ...

Another near disaster in Congo aviation

Runway Shortened By Lava Another near disaster in Congo aviation

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

Information just received from Goma indicates that an MD80 aircraft, apparently coming from the Congolese capital Kinshasa, overshot the available runway.

Second Runway added to international airport in Cancun

Mexico Experiencing Yearly Visitor Increases Second Runway added to international airport in Cancun

eTN Staff Writer

The Cancun Airport will unveil its US$67 million dollar investment, a second-runway infrastructure project including the construction of an additional runway, entirely new control tower, and ...

Bad landing causes brief runway closure at Nairobi airport

Astral Plane Bad landing causes brief runway closure at Nairobi airport

Wolfgang H. Thomas, eTN Ambassador

A cargo plane belonging to Astral reportedly had a landing mishap last night at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), blocking the runway when eventually coming to a halt.

US$15 million stimulus grant given to Detroit Metro Airport for runway rehabilitation

Generating New Summer Jobs US$15 million stimulus grant given to Detroit Metro Airport for runway rehabilitation

eTN Staff Writer

As many as 225 excavators, pavers, haulers, electricians, and other construction workers are anticipated to be hard at work at Detroit Metro Airport this summer, thanks to a US$15 million grant ...

Emirates jet makes emergency landing in Australia

Emirates' Emergency Landing Emirates jet makes emergency landing in Australia

AP

MELBOURNE, Australia – An Emirates jetliner carrying more than 225 people slammed its tail into the runway as it took off from Australia, sending smoke into the cabin and forcing the pilot to ...

Alaska Airlines suspends Petersburg service due to runway closing

Closure From March 23 - April 21 Alaska Airlines suspends Petersburg service due to runway closing

eTN Staff Writer

Alaska Airlines will not operate in or out of Petersburg from March 23 to April 21, 2009 due to the State of Alaska, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOTPF) closure of the ...

Port Authority to invest more than US$376 million on delay reduction program and runway at JFK Airport

Robust Investment Port Authority to invest more than US$376 million on delay reduction program and runway at JFK Airport

eTN Staff Writer

Taking the lead once again on the critical issue of delay reductions at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's airports, the bistate agency's board of commissioners has approved a ...

British government moves ahead with third runway for Heathrow

Also Plans For New High-Speed Rail Link British government moves ahead with third runway for Heathrow

eTN Staff Writer

The British government announced today that that a third runway will be built at Heathrow. Depending on the lens you are looking through, this is either bad news or good news.

Continental flight veers off Denver runway, injures dozens

Continental Continental flight veers off Denver runway, injures dozens

latimes.com

A Continental Airlines flight carrying 112 people veered off a runway at Denver International Airport as it attempted to take off Saturday evening, catching fire as passengers escaped down ...

Alaska Airlines to cancel Petersburg service next year due to runway closing

Closure: March 23 - April 21, 2009 Alaska Airlines to cancel Petersburg service next year due to runway closing

eTN Staff Writer

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska Airlines will not operate in or out of Petersburg from March 23 to April 21, 2009 due to the State of Alaska, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOTPF) ...

Honeywell technology helps pilots avoid runway overruns

Valuable Tool For Increasingly Crowded Airports Honeywell technology helps pilots avoid runway overruns

eTN

ORLANDO, FL - Honeywell announced today that it has developed a software upgrade to its Runway Awareness and Advisory System that will alert pilots if their approach to an airport is not within a ...

FAA supervisor takes cell phone call while conducting training

Runway Incident Occurs FAA supervisor takes cell phone call while conducting training

eTN

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - Last Wednesday, in a brazenly callous move, the Federal Aviation Administration supervisor at the Flying Cloud Airport control tower turned his back on runway operations during ...

Heathrow runway defended by air travel organizations

UK Heathrow runway defended by air travel organizations

lowcarboneconomy.com

Proposals to replace a new runway at Heathrow with high speed rail were opposed by organizations in the air travel industry.

Protesting Greek airline workers walk onto runway

Olympic Airlines Protesting Greek airline workers walk onto runway

iht.com

ATHENS, Greece - Hundreds of protesting Olympic Airlines workers walked onto the main runway of Athens International Airport Tuesday to protest plans to sell the troubled state-owned airline.

Southwest Airlines flight skids off taxiway in Spokane

Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines flight skids off taxiway in Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. — A Southwest Airlines plane with 118 passengers on board skidded off a snow-covered taxiway Sunday afternoon after safely landing at Spokane International Airport, the airline ...

Airline boss stakes hard line on the new runway

It's runway or else for Willie Walsh, BA and...UK? Airline boss stakes hard line on the new runway

A British Airways chief has warned the company could pull out of Britain altogether if plans for a third runway at Heathrow are blocked.

BA's chief executive Willie Walsh was taking a hard ...

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