This week was another rather quiet airport related news week, however, one airport – Chicago – was in the news several times this week. Here are the focus stories we found for you this time:
Continue reading This week: More issues for Chicago, EU airports accused of illegal state aid & more
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
This week turned out to be an “all American continent news week”. Sure, there were updates from outside this land mass, but none of those passed our curator’s strict criteria (apparently).
Continue reading This week: Brazil is definitely ready for World Cup. Maybe.
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
Quite clearly this week has been dominated by hurricane Sandy causing devastation over large parts of the U.S. east coast with implication for tens of thousands of travellers as well. Before we get to that, let us cover two other airport related news we picked up this week.
Continue reading This week: Sandy’s path of disruptions, Munich in Heathrow, Hobbits in Wellington
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
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
Well, well, we have all the ingredients for a very juicy airport news round-up this week: there are babies and puppies as main actors, for locations with have our favourite spots Heathrow and New York plus there’s also a little side story just to get things rolling on a number of levels.
Continue reading This week: puppy delays departures, baby closes terminal – really!
Wow, what a big week for LateDeparture this one was! On Monday we announced the winner story from our Airport News of the Year award voting process. As you probably heard by now, the story about Jack the Cat who was lost at the JFK airport won the title. Subsequently many of you commented on the sad fate of Jack and reinforced on your views about who was to blame. If the award did one thing, then it showed that some airlines still have a long way to go in regards to handling incidents like this one.
Continue reading This week: Ice Age in Europe, Super Bowl congestion and Bieber’s apology