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Norwegian airport operator reports traffic fall in May

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June 12, 2019 Norwegian airport operator Avinor has reporrted that a total of just over 4.6 million passengers travelled to/from its airports in May – a decline of 2.3 per cent compared to the same month last year. Domestic traffic decreased by 2.8 per cent and international traffic decreased by two per cent. Avinor’s two […]

Ground services strike in the Netherlands to cause disruption to flights

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May 28, 2019 A security, cleaning and ground services staff strike over pay at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Airport tomorrow (29 May) will cause disruption to flight schedules. Spanish low-cost carrier Vueling normal operations will be affected tomorrow and also today when there is a public transportation strike in the Netherlands. Other airlines will also be […]

DFW Airport and American to build a sixth terminal with up to 24 gates

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May 21, 2019 Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal. The plans call for DFW to invest up to $3 to $3.5 billion in terminal improvements, including the construction of Terminal F and enhancements to Terminal C. The identified site south of Terminal D provides […]

Dubai airport first quarter passenger traffic falls 2.2 percent to 22.2 million

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May 6, 2019 Dubai International Airport’s first quarter passenger traffic fell 2.2 percent to 22.2 million compared to the same period a year earlier, which operator Dubai Airports partly blamed on the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX. The drop in quarterly passenger figures was largely due to a 3 percent reduction in flights, […]

Miami posts 5% traffic rise in first quarter

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May 1, 2019 Passenger traffic at Miami International Airport (MIA) through the first three months of 2019 grew by 583,073 over the same period last year – representing a five per cent increase in the airport’s first operating quarter. MIA’s growth included an additional 306,421 (+5.5 per cent) international passengers and 276,652 (+4.6 per cent) […]

Cargo exports are Heathrow Airport’s baby

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April 29, 2019 As the Duke and Duchess of Sussex finish decorating the nursery at Frogmore Cottage, Heathrow Airport has handled over 30,000 tonnes of baby items. Over the past year, baby clothes topped the list with 10,398 tonnes of bibs and baby grows taking off from the UK to shopfronts. Baby food, formula and […]

Traffic increases slightly in March at Singapore Changi

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April 24, 2019 Singapore Changi Airport handled 5.63 million passenger movements in March 2019 – a slight 1.4 per cent year-on-year increase. In March, the airport said while growth was observed for most regions, Southeast Asia traffic dipped two per cent. This was offset by North Asia traffic which increased five per cent, boosted by […]

Unite members vote for strike action at Aberdeen airport

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April 24, 2019 Unite the union said yesterday (23 April) that its membership at Aberdeen Airport have voted for strike action over a pay claim for 2019, and following proposals to close the final salary pension scheme. Members supported strike action by 88.3 per cent on a 79.5 per cent turnout. The airport is part […]

Heathrow and Luton airport workers set to strike over pay

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April 15, 2019 Hundreds of baggage handlers and check-in staff employed by GH London (formally Azzurra) at Heathrow and London Luton airports are set to start strike action later in April in two separate disputes over pay, their union Unite said on Friday (12 April). Over 300 workers at Heathrow’s Terminals 2 and 4 are […]

London Heathrow – New York JFK was the busiest European route in 2018

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April 9, 2019 The route between London Heathrow (LHR) and New York John F. Kennedy (JFK) has taken the crown as Europe’s busiest international scheduled service, research by Routesonline has found. A total of 2,919,864 passengers boarded flights on the 5,550km journey between the two destinations in 2018, according to the latest data from Sabre […]