Tag Archives: SFO

Qantas A380

This week: Qantas black Monday, UK’s air traffic chaos & more

It’s our last news update for 2014 before we go on our Xmas break. And what a week it was:

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Evacuations at JFK and Edinburgh

This week: Evacuations at JFK and Edinburgh, Flash mob in Manila & more

Things seem to be heating up in the lead up to Christmas. Or maybe it’s just a coincidence, anyway, it has been a busy airport related news week this one:

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This week: Thanksgiving congestions predicted, Heathrow’s globe of sent & more

From a travellers perspective this week has been a near perfect one. Hardly any major delays were reported from any of the large international airports. So for once, we’re only focusing on non-delay news this week:

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Islamabad Airport

This week: Islamabad named world’s worst airport & more

It’s been another airport week mainly dominated by the various reports about Ebola prevention plus a few suspected scares of passengers carrying the virus on certain flights. Here are all of our topics for this week:

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U.S. airspace on a Sunday night

This week: Thanksgiving, China’s $1B airport flop, e-ciggies at LHR

Okay, we’re late again. But surely you can forgive us this week after all that Turkey we had to eat. Hang on a minute, you say, aren’t you guys based in Australia? Correct, but we’ve got so many followers from the USA, we’re bound to talk turkey! Anyhow, here are our airport topics from this (errr, last) week:

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Curious facts about American Airports

Infographic: Airport Confidential – Curious facts about American airports

This infographic was sent to us from our friends at Venere.com. We thought it’s well worth sharing with our loyal readers.

From conspiracy theories involving secret cities, aliens and hidden messages to surprising animal residents and buried treasure, America’s airports are a wealth of mysteries and unique fixtures.

Airport Confidential Infographic

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Aerial view of Bangkok Airport

This week: Bangkok runway incident, Boston’s 911 mishap & more

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:

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"Welcome to New York" sign at LaGuardia airport

This week: Delays at LaGuardia after Southwest flight, Gatwick’s second runway & more

This week we recap four topics we discovered throughout the week. Remember, you can always follow us on Twitter to receive timely updates through the week. But here’s what we have summarized for you for this week:

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Aerial view of San Francisco International Airport in 2010

This week: SFO twice, Snowden twice, Myanmar once

Well, what can we say? Two days ago we thought San Francisco would make it into our weekly news round-up with a funny story, then just yesterday another story from the same airport changed that view entirely. Here’s what we have for this week:

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No Harvey Milk SFO

This week: No Harvey Milk SFO, Abu Dhabi’s sleep pods & more

It’s been another busy airport week with stories pouring in from all corners of the world. It’s equally been a busy week here at LateDeparture as we’ve done a little marketing blast for our recently launched airport-only-trip with OutTrippin. Check it out for yourself.

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