Category Archives: Europe

2013 Skytrax World Airport Awards

This week: world’s best airport, 500 flights cancelled and a VIP’s African troubles

It’s been a rather busy week in airport news-land: There was an award given out to the best airport of the world, a storm cancelled nearly 500 flights in a U.S. city and a VIP got stripped of their status at an African airport to name just three of the many stories we received this week.

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Berlin builds an airport

This week: Berlin builds airport, Denmark has wayfinding app & more

We’re back from our little break and have quite a number of interesting stories from the past week or so. Three stories come from Europe and one from the Middle East. The U.S., normally dominant on airport related stories is absent in our review this week, which we think, is a welcome change. However, you can re-read all posts we published throughout the week on our Twitter page (which has a few U.S. stories…).

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Chicken causes power failure at a Hawaii airport

This week: chicken causes power failure, no lights out for Berlin

This week started with us becoming a little (more?) famous as Singapore’s Strait Times wrote about our little airport-only trip in their Sunday issue. Aside from that it was an average airport related news week. We found news from Berlin, London and Hawaii for you.

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Diamond Heist at Belgium's Brussels Airport

This week: airport heist, budget cuts, fog and clever menus

It’s been a massive week for airport related news. Unless you live under a rock, you probably heard of the airport heist in Belgium. However, aside from this biggie there were also other interesting news from airports in New Delhi, Hamburg, Calgary or Brisbane to name a few.

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Winter Storm is causing problems for the U.S. East coast

This week: big U.S. week, Singapore gets bigger, Malaysia’s faux pas

It’s been a big week for U.S. airports, with two headlines, one economically related and the other based on some severe weather. Singapore’s Changi airport as well as Heathrow in London got into the news too. So did Malaysia’s KL airport but we bet they’d rather not speak about it.

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New York style food trucks coming to airports?

This week: food trucks, busy Atlanta, Google airport and more

This week we found a great mix of interesting airport news for you: there’s Atlanta (again), San Jose Airport with a private investor, a new foodie solution, an impromptu performance in Europe and a lesson from Hong Kong. Sounds intriguing? Read on!

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San Francisco renamed soon?

This week: Harvey Milk SFO, Zurich clears the sky and more

This week has been another interesting one with quite a range of different airport news. Berlin got mentioned a couple times again, then San Francisco was in with an interesting and maybe slightly controversial idea, Stansted also had a busy week and Zurich was put to the test whilst Chicago received some disturbing freight.

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A kangaroo causing trouble at Melbourne Airport

This week: a kangaroo, a snake and a sandwich causing troubles down-under

It’s been the first real weak after the festive season when most people got back to work resulting in more airport news. Interestingly three pieces received us from Australia this week – our home country. But we swear we had nothing to do with any of these little stories directly though!

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Dancing at LAX airport

This week: festive season recap

It’s a new year and we’re back in action. We trust, you all had a nice Christmas and a Happy New Year. On our end, even though we took a break from publishing, loyal followers would know that we didn’t shut our eyes for interesting airport news. In fact we published 15 tweets of interesting developments through our Twitter account over the past 2 weeks. Let us now recap the most interesting or important ones.

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