Category Archives: In the News

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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This week: Houston’s shooting, Gatwick’s explosion and Turkey’s Justin Bieber

Righty, let’s see what this week brought in regards to airport related news stories. Understandingly there still seems to be quite some nervousness at airports around the globe relating back to the Boston bombing. We saw two news stories that showed that this week, one from the United States and one from England.

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This week: Post-Boston issues, U.S. infrastructure discussion and more

We’ve seen a rather weird 7 days this week as only small news articles trickled into our newsroom. Most articles contained news of either some post-Boston-explosion nervousness or smaller airport incidents from around the world.

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This week: Boston horror, Chavez gets airport & future US airport delays

Well, well, well – what an eventful week this one was, huh? Without doubt Boston was the focus of this week’s general news coverage which had a massive spill-over into the transport section as well. But we wouldn’t be LateDeparture if we didn’t look beyond the obvious in this week’s airport news round-up.

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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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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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This week: Better passenger rights, Bolivian name dispute and more

Nope, we haven’t forgotten about our dear readers, but we have to admit that we did get so busy, that last week’s airport update just didn’t quite happen – as you might have noticed. So this week, we’ll do a quick recap of what we’ve missed the week before and then go straight into the current week’s activities coming from the U.S., Bolivia and Sri Lanka.

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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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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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