Category Archives: Various

Computer glitches in UK and USA cause havoc for travellers

This week: Computer glitches in USA & UK cause chaos & more

It’s been a rather tough week for airport IT professionals in the United Kingdom and the USA after two unrelated glitches caused havoc for Millions of travelers in the two countries. Here are our topics for this week:

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London City Airport (LCY)

This week: London City to close? Brazilian Airport not ready for World Cup.

This week’s been rather uneventful in the world of airport related news. Nevertheless we found a few interesting pieces for you regardless:

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Thames Estuary airports proposed locations SS Richard Montgomery

This week: London’s airport fight continues, Sydney worst in Oz & more

Well, we should really titled our review “last week’s news” as we’re a day late to our usual news round-up. Nevertheless and assuming we’re forgiven, here are the news topics for this, eerrr last week:

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Singapore Changi Terminal 3 - transit area

This week: Singapore wins again, Germany on strike & more

What a busy week! We’ve found everything from awards to the world’s best airports, strikes in Europe to an incredible ground transport accident at a major U.S. airport in this week’s airport news from around the world. Here are what we’re going to cover in this episode:

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 - missing

This week: Dark times for Malaysia Airlines, AA mishaps, Kathmandu fire & more

This has been a dark week for the aviation industry with the missing Malaysia airlines flight. Our thoughts are with the families of the passengers and crew on that flight. Obviously this incident is our top story, however we did find a few other news bites this week too:

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Qantas 388 leaving Heathrow 09R. Of the currant 380 schemes I think this is my favorite. c/n29 "Charles Kingsford Smith"

This week: Qantas broken, Oakland in smoke & more.

There are weeks like  last where we nearly run out of space reporting on airport related news and then there are those like this week were only relatively minor bits appeared on our news radar. Here’s what we found:

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Frankfurt Airport (photo from 2011)

This week: Frankfurt on strike, hijacked plane in Geneva & more

It’s been a rather eventful aviation week this week with some major airport news reported from Europe, the States and Australia. Here’s what we will cover of this week’s news:

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Airport Riots in China

This week: Airport riot in China, LaGuardia’s third world remark & more

Is a high-profile politician who is ranting about an airport that is in bad need of an upgrade the bigger news than 2,000 people rioting in a Chinese airport? Hard to say, but we chose the Chinese news the top one this week; here’s the full list:

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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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