After a few slower week, this one has seen quite a few airport related news headlines again. Here’s what we’re going to recap for you today:
Continue reading This week: Bangkok runway incident, Boston’s 911 mishap & more
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:
Continue reading This week: Berlin’s monthly bill, Fog in Oz, Thief escapes Thai Airport
Every now and then you get a week with a lot of slightly out-of-the-ordinary airport news all coming in at the same time. This has been exactly such a week: We found news from a Swedish retailer moving into airport space, a baby smuggle attempt, a tower evacuation, sinkholes, a refurbished terminal and two emergency landings. Sounds interesting? Told you!
Continue reading This week: baby smuggle discovered in Xray, sinkholes in Bangkok and more
It was a long and very busy week with airport news headlines such as: Drug war hits airport, bird strike delays flight, airlines cry foul over Thai airport transfer or glamorous new terminal opens in the United States. It went on and on, but – as always – we bring you the essence of the top airport stories from the week, all neatly packed in digestible portions.
Continue reading This week: Airport shooting, bird strike and Snoop Dogg’s marijuana
This week we have three news stories that have all one thing in common: the airports the articles are about are regulars of our little weekly news round-ups. We’re talking about Vancouver, Bangkok and candidate number one – drum roll please – Heathrow Airport.
Continue reading This week: Vancouver wins, Bangkok loses and London is in question
This is going to be fun, as we have another one of our rivalry reports between Heathrow and Gatwick. And this week it’s all about the luggage which went right for one and oh so wrong for the other; more about that in a few paragraphs.
Continue reading This week: More London rivalry and Hawaiian welcome gone wrong
Unexpectedly no Thanksgiving horror stories hit us this week, but we did receive a long number of other stories coming all the way from Thailand and Amsterdam. Angst surrounding the United Kingdom’s largest airport also made it into our round-up this week. And finally we found a story that’s been waiting to be published from Los Angeles. Well, sort of.
Continue reading This week: Heathrow angst, Schiphol innovation & the bikini girl
As another week comes to an end another weekly round-up of airport aviation news is due from us! There’s a bit of interesting follow up to do from last week’s news, news from a often forgotten continent and finally a three-letter-acronym that oftentimes makes news – this time it’s, well, juicy…
Continue reading This week: Two continued stories, Angola and the TSA
Decommissioned airports often become home to aviation unrelated occupancies as seen for example with Hong Kong’s famous old airport Kai Tak, which at one point was being used as a concert venue. In other times such airports can become a much needed infrastructure for humanitarian relief efforts as we have seen recently in the example of Thailand’s Don Mueang International Airport.
Continue reading Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport provides shelter to flood victims
With cheap flights to Bangkok readily available, the city has become a preferred destination to both first-time travellers and repeat visitors. Serving all is the new Suvarnabhumi Airport (IATA: BKK) which replaced the aged Don Muang Airport in September 2006.
Continue reading Guestblog: Arriving at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok, Thailand