Category Archives: Europe

Time lapse video from San Diego International Airport's arrivals

This week: time-lapse art from San Diego, Munich Xmas market & more

This week must have been the calm before the Christmas storm as hardly any big airport stories surfaced. Don’t worry though, we found a few interesting ones nevertheless. Why? Because we know our loyal readers would appreciate it – plus, let’s be honest – there is always something going on if you look closely enough!

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BirminghamAirport, England, Feb. 2008 (Wikipedia)

This week: British airport improvements, Korea’s budget terminal and more

It’s been an average week in airport newsland with medium sized stories coming through from around the planet. Nevertheless we’re sure it still makes for an interesting, weekly mix. So let’s dive straight into it.

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Hurricane Sandy photographed on 25 October 2012

This week: Sandy’s path of disruptions, Munich in Heathrow, Hobbits in Wellington

Quite clearly this week has been dominated by hurricane Sandy causing devastation over large parts of the U.S. east coast with implication for tens of thousands of travellers as well. Before we get to that, let us cover two other airport related news we picked up this week.

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BAA becomes Heathrow

This week: BAA renamed as Heathrow, bad airport joke & more

We could nearly brand this weeks news an all-British update as so many news pieces this week arrived from the British Isles. However, we worked hard to find three other news flashes from Australia, Brazil and the U.S. to mix it all up a bit.

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Syrian Air Boeing 727 (Photo from Wikipedia)

This week: Ankara grounds Syrian plane, Ryanair out of Stansted bid

We try to stay out of global politics, however, when those politics affect flying passengers at airports around the world, we surely want to report it. So this week we have a story involving troubled Syria for you. Other than that we found more of the “regular” news bites from Dubai, Taipei and Glasgow.

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Miami Airport in the spotlight this week

This week: boy finds airport blueprints, Miami stars in TV show & more

Believe it or not, but we don’t have any strikes to report this week. Instead we found quite a few other (more?) interesting airport news stories from the U.S., the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany and India.

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Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca

This week: Pilgrims stranded, a fake pilot, refuelling problems & more

It’s the last week in September and it seems to have been a very busy finish of the month in regards to airport related news. We found pieces from around the globe: Nigerian women stranded in Saudi Arabia, a New York evacuation, refuelling problems in Norway or a fake pilot arrested in Italy among other stories.

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