Category Archives: Middle East

Art Installation in Heathrow's new Terminal 2

This week: Heathrow’s new T2, Qatar’s new airport & Bieber’s detention at LAX

Another week has passed and therefore it’s time for our news round-up. Here’s what we found this week:

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Atlanta Airport in snow

This week: America’s deep freeze, Dubai challenges Heathrow & more

This week showed us that winter really is in full swing in the Northern hemisphere and it showed us some competitive muscling between two large airports. Here’s the full list of what we’re going to cover:

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'Dark coulds' news week

This week: Shooting at LAX, wild UK weather & more

OMG, that wasn’t a good airport week in terms of news types that came in. It already started mixed with wild UK weather overshadowing the opening of Dubai’s newest airport but it all went pear-shaped with Friday’s shooting at LAX. Here is the full list of our topics for his week, in chronological order:

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No access - Teachers block access to Mexico city airport

This week: Teacher’s block access to airport (again), Chicago surprises & more

Let’s get straight to it – this week we found the following airport related topics for you:

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Fire at Nairobi Airport (not pictured)

This week: Kenya’s fire, China’s highest airport, Spain’s white elephant

Wow, what full week of airport related news this one has been! We’ve seen a huge fire on one side and an exciting new stop-over experience as well as pet-friendly airports on the other, to just name three examples. Here’s our list of items we will be covering this week:

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Berlin cityscape

This week: Berlin’s monthly bill, Fog in Oz, Thief escapes Thai Airport

This week we’re changing the format of our weekly news round-up slightly by giving you the headlines of the news items we cover up front. This way it will be easier for you to scan the contents in order for you to jump to the articles that interest you most quickly. We hope you like it. Here are the topics of this week:

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No Harvey Milk SFO

This week: No Harvey Milk SFO, Abu Dhabi’s sleep pods & more

It’s been another busy airport week with stories pouring in from all corners of the world. It’s equally been a busy week here at LateDeparture as we’ve done a little marketing blast for our recently launched airport-only-trip with OutTrippin. Check it out for yourself.

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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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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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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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