Tag: tarmac

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates
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San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which ... Read More

United Airlines begins operations at LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B Eastern Concourse on June 2
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United Airlines begins operations at LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B Eastern Concourse on June 2

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

This weekend United customers traveling through New York-LaGuardia Airport will experience new gates on the Terminal B Eastern Concourse, following ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport
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Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at ... Read More

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations
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Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Air travel is essential to Canada's economic growth and prosperity. Canadians, tourists and businesses all benefit from a safe, efficient ... Read More

Attention Airport Officials: Naked man on the tarmac
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Attention Airport Officials: Naked man on the tarmac

editor editor- March 27, 2019

Is this the new way to fly? Naked? A male passenger dressed only in his birthday suit was spotted trying ... Read More

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city
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British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019

Passengers at London City Airport today boarded British Airways flight BA3281 assuming they would fly to Duesseldorf, Germany but were ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight
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FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could ... Read More

Five airline passengers injured in Russian airport airstair collapse
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Five airline passengers injured in Russian airport airstair collapse

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

Five people were injured as the airstair collapsed while passengers were boarding a flight from the Siberian city of Barnaul ... Read More

Officially open: Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport in Israel
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Officially open: Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport in Israel

editor editor- January 24, 2019

Ilan and Asaf Ramon International Airport in Israel opened on January 21, 2019. Read More

Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?
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Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019

United Airlines is speechless. The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, also known as the ... Read More

250 United Airlines passengers taken hostage in freezing temperature by Canadian Authorities
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250 United Airlines passengers taken hostage in freezing temperature by Canadian Authorities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019

Are Americans are no longer welcome in Labrador, Canada? The Canadian Government has shown how a bureaucratic interpretation can create an ... Read More

Hannover Airport on lockdown, flights suspended after car-ramming attack
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Hannover Airport on lockdown, flights suspended after car-ramming attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018

Germany's Hannover Airport has been shut down by German police, who were sweeping security areas after a man rammed through ... Read More

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named
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Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018

To help empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to holiday travel, travel experts reveal which airports ... Read More

The 10 commandments of air travel
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The 10 commandments of air travel

editor editor- December 7, 2018

Delays, cancellations and destroyed travel plans: 2018 has been one of the worst years in terms of flight disruptions. Read More

Qatar Airways hits the tarmac running
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Qatar Airways hits the tarmac running

editor editor- November 3, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - When QR 536, an Airbus A320 in a two-class configuration with the latest in-flight entertainment equipment and ... Read More

United Airlines flight 937 keeps passengers stuck on tarmac 7 Hours
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United Airlines flight 937 keeps passengers stuck on tarmac 7 Hours

editor editor- June 21, 2011

NAPA, Calif. - The following is a statement by Kate Hanni, founder FlyersRights.org: Read More

3 Hour Rule for tarmac strandings is working
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3 Hour Rule for tarmac strandings is working

editor editor- August 17, 2010

NAPA, CA - According to the latest data, last year in June there were 268 tarmac delays of over 3 ... Read More

Airport news: US tarmac delays plunge from 268 to 3
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Airport news: US tarmac delays plunge from 268 to 3

editor editor- August 11, 2010

Airline flights stuck on tarmacs for more than three hours fell to three in June, the second month of a ... Read More

New road to Kisoro in Uganda may be breaking up before it is ready
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New road to Kisoro in Uganda may be breaking up before it is ready

editor editor- April 29, 2010

The long-awaited new tarmac road connecting the two southwestern Ugandan towns of Kabale and Kisoro is reportedly already developing cracks ... Read More

Hanni objects to JFK tarmac exemption
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Hanni objects to JFK tarmac exemption

editor editor- March 13, 2010

Before the law regarding tarmac delays has actually gone into effect, Delta and JetBlue are complaining that they should not ... Read More

Stranded snowstorm victims spend 8 Hours on Atlanta’s tarmac
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Stranded snowstorm victims spend 8 Hours on Atlanta’s tarmac

editor editor- March 3, 2009

Having your flight cancelled because of the snowstorm is bad enough, but imagine having to sit helpless and strapped in, ... Read More

Transportation Department concedes “we screwed up”
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Transportation Department concedes “we screwed up”

editor editor- December 23, 2008

NAPA, CA - Flyersrights.org, formerly Coalition for an Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights, has discovered that airlines aren't accurately reporting, ... Read More

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