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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 30 miles northeast of London itself, as well as being owned and operated by, confusingly, the Manchester Airports Group (MAG), Stansted has long been established as the third of the…

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…

Flood City Folly: How U.S. Taxpayers Funded the “Airport for…

The city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania has been known as “Flood City” for years thanks to the town’s unfortunate history of being caught, and sometimes leveled, in floods. However, in the 21st century, the only floods the small ex-steel mill dominated western Pennsylvania town sees are the masses of people exiting…

Chicago O’Hare Eyes Dramatic Expansion

The nations third busiest airport may be getting bigger. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the city of Chicago and the airlines serving Chicago O’Hare are nearing an $8.5 billion deal to expand the airport. The deal would see renovated terminals, new concourses, and more gates for the airport. If…

Berlin Brandenburg Airport Operator Requests €770 Million to Finish Construction

After years of recurring delays, Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH, the operator of Berlin Brandenburg Airport, has requested an additional €770 Million to finish the airport’s construction by 2020. If the project is completed within the new estimated budget and timeline, the airport will begin operations nine years later than projected…

Higher Ticket Fees Proposed in New TSA Budget

On Monday, President Trump proposed an increase to the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) fees placed on airline tickets in order to upgrade the agency's current technology, as part of an effort to make the airport screening process more streamlined and efficient. The $71 million upgrade will most likely see TSA fees…

Photos: Touring Lufthansa’s Exclusive First Class Terminal in Frankfurt

As part of Lufthansa's #ExploreTheNew events in Frankfurt, a select group of four journalists were given a private tour of the most exclusive club in Europe, the Lufthansa First Class Terminal at Frankfurt Airport. Only available to those flying Lufthansa's 5-star rated first class product and members of HON Circle, Lufthansa's…

Yangyang Airport: The World’s Alternate Entrance to PyeongChang

While most people travelling to South Korea for the XXIII Winter Olympics in PyeongChang will fly into Seoul’s Incheon International Airport, there is another airport much closer to PyeongChang that will be the welcoming point for many coming to the games. Located roughly 35 miles northeast of the Olympic Village,…