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Overlooking Kona's airport (Photo: Ian McMurtry)

Transfer of Power: How Kailua-Kona Became Hawai’i’s Main Gateway to the World

While airports that serve the same markets tend to get along, one almost always excels compared to the other. Chicago's O’Hare and Orlando International Airport are two examples of airports that tower over their smaller counterparts like Chicago-Midway and Orlando-Sanford, respectively. However, in Hawaii on the main island of Hawai’i, it is the much smaller town of Kailua-Kona that has trumped the main town of Hilo. But how? When the island started showing demand for an airport in the 1950s,…

First International Carrier Touches Down in Omaha, Nebraska

 Omaha’s Eppley Airfield received its first international service on Tuesday. Air Canada began non-stop service from Toronto to Omaha operating on a Bombardier CRJ200. The new service will run once daily, with increased service this weekend for the Berkshire Hathaway Stockholders meeting. Flight 7410, operated by Air Georgian, departs Toronto at…

Vintage Flair on Display as JFK Prepares to Open First…

On Tuesday, the old TWA Flight Center at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport opened its doors briefly to a select group of journalists to get a look at the future site of the long-awaited TWA Hotel. The event, hosted by MCR Development, allowed journalists to see the remnants of…

Frontier Breathes New Life into Struggling Long Island Airport

Long Island MacArthur Airport, a small multi-use airport located midway between New York City and Montauk Point smack dab in the middle of Long Island, was once a thriving airport that served those who didn’t want to make the commute from the eastern half of the island to the far-off…

Automated People Mover Coming to LAX in 2023

Although it is one of the busiest gateways to the world, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is pretty inconvenient to get to. Outside of walking (yes, you can actually walk to LAX) the only way to get to this big city airport is by vehicular transport, whether it be Uber,…

A Look Inside the New Flagship Lounge of Hong Kong…

One of the special perks of flying Hong Kong Airlines from Hong Kong is getting to skip the hassle and crowds at the main airport terminal once you clear security and passport control. Taking the underground ‘people mover’ train to the last stop, you arrive in a much quieter space…

Stansted to Become London’s Fastest Growing Airport in 2018

It's set to be a busy summer at London's Stansted (STN) Airport. Already the U.K.'s fourth busiest airport, passenger numbers are anticipated to rise by around 12 percent on 2017's figures, making it by far the capital's fastest growing airport. Despite actually being situated in the county of Essex, approximately…

Airbus and Heathrow Mark 10 Years of A380 Flights to…

It's Tuesday, March 18, 2008. In the U.S., President George W. Bush is less than eight months from the end of a turbulent presidency. In the UK, Prime Minister Gordon Brown is dealing with the fallout from predecessor Tony Blair's reign. Meanwhile, the world's economy was on the brink of collapse.…

17 Million Passengers by 2021: Argentina’s Main Airport Gets a…

There are some things that can be considered a tradition in Argentina: the Tango, the wines, the asado (Argentine version of barbecue) and the presentation of a plan to renew and/or overhaul Argentina’s main airport, Ezeiza. Every three years on average, for the last 45 years, there is a fancy…

Photo Gallery: Inside Southwest’s Transformed Terminal at LAX

If you've flown Southwest from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the last several years, you know about the challenging and chaotic state it has been in, driven by the major construction projects ongoing at the airport. Terminal 1, where Southwest operates out of, was built in the early 1980s…