Know that feeling when you fly back home from a business trip or a well deserved break to come back home to an empty fridge? Yes, but there are tons of take-away options you say? Well, that’s true but then you’ve had someone else’s cooking while you were gone. Plus, eventually you’ll need to fill that fridge up again. So, what to do?
Continue reading Melbourne’s new click & collect airport shopping: our verdict
This week has been one with a wide diversity of airport stories. We received news about a gold heist, a landing gone “belly up”, a flight to the wrong airport, an introduction of a new airport shopping experience, a baggage handler strike and a supercar used for taxing planes.
Continue reading This week: Miami gold heist, Caro strike, Newark belly landing & supercar at Bologna
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.
Continue reading This week: Post-Boston issues, U.S. infrastructure discussion and more
It’s been the first real weak after the festive season when most people got back to work resulting in more airport news. Interestingly three pieces received us from Australia this week – our home country. But we swear we had nothing to do with any of these little stories directly though!
Continue reading This week: a kangaroo, a snake and a sandwich causing troubles down-under
It seems the airport news follow the volatile recent climate – you never quite know what you’ll get. So, this week has been relatively quite and we’re going to focus on four interesting stories from around the world.
Continue reading This week: snake on a plane, fog, new airport & no more x-ray scanners
Less than a week to go to the London 2012 Olympics and tensions are high with a few major issues still waiting to be resolved. One of them is the announced strike of the British Airport Guards – more about that later. We also have 2 airport news stories from Australia and the delay of the week is coming from the United States.
Continue reading This week: Olympic strikes, blackout & 3-day late departure
This week we bring you airport news from India, Australia, England, China and New Zealand with topics ranging from the opening of a new celebrity chef restaurant to fog that disrupted many travellers plans.
Continue reading This week: new airport dining, fog delays and increased security measures
Yep, it’s that time of the week again: we’ve got your summary of the past week’s airport news ready for you. This time we have, as almost every week, some strike news, however this week they come from two different countries. Then there’s an elderly couple’s long trip back from the airport and – drum roll – there’s more.
Continue reading This week: a 20-hour airport drive, JetBlue expansion & more
Pre-Christmas time is definitely a busy period for everyone and it’s therefore no surprise that airports around the planet stirred up a lot of headlines this week as well. On Tuesday we brought you a piece about the newly proposed Thames Hub in the United Kingdom yet today we have a cat and mouse game from down-under, environmental impacts in Scotland and Beijing as well as two tabloid stories from the United States for you.
Continue reading This week: a cat & mouse game from down-under plus more
Most people never really think about what is involved in getting a plane ready before take-off. One of those important jobs is refuelling the aircraft. It’s something the general public doesn’t get much insight about, so clearly I jumped at the opportunity when offered to shadow the refuelling operation for a few hours at Melbourne Airport (IATA: MEL).
Continue reading A day at the airport: refuelling planes