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JFK Terminal 8's security screening checkpoint. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Tom Pallini)

Leave Laptops and Liquids in Bags? American and TSA Unveil New Screening Technology at JFK

American Airlines and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) unveiled new screening technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 8 on Tuesday, marking the start of a new partnership between American and the TSA to increase safety while also streamlining the security screening process. The centerpiece of the new partnership is an advanced computed technology (CT) scanner that offers enhanced explosive detection capabilities. [caption id="attachment_24880" align="alignnone" width="1024"] TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein thanking American Airlines for gifting the technology to the…

Peru’s Biggest Airport Continues Waiting for Long Overdue Expansion

Peru's largest and busiest airport, Jorge Chavez International Airport, has long been waiting for major expansion plans to be pushed forward. This includes the building of a second runway and a new terminal that would enable the airport to double its capacity. Expansion plans were supposed to be culminated by…

AirlineGeeks Partners with the City of Atlanta for a Behind-the-Scenes…

AirlineGeeks partnered with the City of Atlanta on Thursday to show off the world's busiest airport to adoring aviation enthusiasts. The tour, which consisted of approximately 15 participants, involved everything from a scenic drive around the airport's expansive airfield to a look at one of the ramp towers. Participants were…

U.K. Parliament Votes ‘Yes’ to Heathrow Expansion, Further Legal Challenges…

The U.K. Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to back the expansion of Heathrow Airport and the building of a third runway. U.K. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling called the parliamentary vote on approval for a third runway at London’s Heathrow airport as 'the biggest transport decision in a generation.' The vote in…

Mile-High Madness at Denver International Airport

If you go onto Google Maps and type in Denver, Colorado, you’ll see one of the oddest city outlines out there. For the most part, it looks like a regular city, but, in the northeast corner of the map, the city transitions into an odd, thin arm following one road:…

Delta to Upgrade and Connect its Los Angeles Terminals Following…

Since its relocation to Terminals 2 and 3 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in May 2017, Delta Air Lines has had to abandon its recently upgraded Terminal 5 and new Delta ONE Lounge which both debuted in 2015. The move was unfortunate but strategic, allowing Delta to add more than…

Ireland’s Asian Expansion Could Extend Dublin Airport

Since Emirates started in Dublin back in 2012, the eastern network from Ireland has only grown. Qatar Airways commenced operations to the Irish capital in 2016, Etihad increased schedules to Abu Dhabi and this year, both China's Hainan Airlines and Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific are starting services to the Far…

A Look Inside Taipei’s Songshan Airport

If you’ve ever planned a trip to Asia, you most likely have stumbled upon the dilemma of which airport to set as your destination. Tokyo has Narita and Haneda, Seoul has Incheon and Gimpo, Shanghai has Pudong and Hongqiao, and Bangkok has Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang. Almost every major city…

The Story of Southwest in The Windy City

With American Airlines and United fighting for control of Chicago O’Hare in the 1980s and 1990s, it made sense for carriers to look for other locations to start operations knowing that O’Hare operations were limited. However, Chicago Midway was a hub of its own with Midway Airlines operating at a…

American Airlines Opens New Gates at O’Hare

This weekend, American Airlines and the city of Chicago opened five new gates at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. The new gates are located in American’s L Concourse in Terminal 3. The gates have been nicknamed the “stinger” gates and will be used primarily by American Eagle flights. The new gates add…