It’s been a devastating aviation week with the loss of Germanwings flight 4U9525 claiming 150 lives. Our thoughts are with all families and friends that have lost someone in this terrible tragedy. Aside from this worst-case news, we received the following airport headlines this week
Continue reading This week: Obama’s airport, Singapore named best airport again & more
Wow, we’re a full day late. But thankfully it’s still “this” week in some parts of this world. Let’s then get on with it. Here’s what we found this week:
Continue reading This week: Denver’s tornado, World’s best Wi-Fi airports, Jay Z’s new airport club
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:
Continue reading This week: Singapore wins again, Germany on strike & more
Our news topics this week read a bit like those from a bold headlined tabloid newspaper. But no, we’re not apologising for that, afterall it’s simply a reflection of this week’s airport related news. Plus who doesn’t like a bit of gossip every now and then? So, here they are:
Continue reading This week: Gossip week
Throughout 2012 LateDeparture shared some interesting airport stories and news via our blog but this year we want to give our readers the chance to really experience the airports as a destination in their own right. Our founder and Chief Blogger, Tom, has developed a world-first trip in conjunction with OutTrippin.com that visits 4 of the best airports in the world in 48 hours and we wanted you to be the first to know about it.
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.
Continue reading This week: British airport improvements, Korea’s budget terminal and more
This week has been a mixed news bag kind of week. We saw some disruptions (England), some new additions (India), a growing debate (Australia) and some new, old winners (Austria). Let’s resolve the riddle by going straight into the first piece.
Continue reading This week: Emergency at Gatwick, Sydney’s new airport & more
It was this time of the year again when the World’s Best Airports are named at the annual Skytrax World Airport Awards. Last Year Hong Kong won the trophy, this year it was South Korea’s Incheon International Airport (IATA: ICN). It’s boring as the overall winner always seems to be either Hong Kong (HKG), Singapore (SIN) or, well, Incheon. At least this was true over the past years.
Continue reading Seoul’s Incheon wins Airport of Year Award 2012 – yawn!
Gee, what a busy airport week this one was! We’ve got news from Africa, Thailand, the Caribbean Sea and Canada covering a bomb, two strikes and a dangerous tourist attraction. Let’s piece them together:
Continue reading This week: More strikes, a bomb and a dangerous tourist attraction
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