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ANA Announces New Flight to Perth

All Nippon Airways have announced a new nonstop flight between their hub in Tokyo and Perth, Australia. Flights will begin on Sept. 1, 2019 and will be operated by the airline's Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The flight is expected to give a large economic boost to Western Australia. ANA’s flight will be operated daily. The outbound flight will depart Tokyo at 11:10 a.m. and arrive in Perth at 8:15 p.m. The return will depart Perth at 9:45 p.m. and arrive back…

Two People Arrested Then Released Following Gatwick Drone Incident

Two people that were arrested in connection to Gatwick's disruption this week have been released without charge. The pair were arrested on Friday night on suspicion of "criminal use of drones" after Gatwick Airport closed three times over the past two days. The arrest happened on Friday evening where a 47-year-old…

London’s Gatwick Airport Closes Due to Drone Activity

London's Gatwick Airport has closed following drones operating in the vicinity of the airfield, posing a risk to arriving and departing aircraft. Operations at the U.K.'s busiest airport were suspended around 9 p.m. on Wednesday following sightings of two drones, resuming 6 hours later at around 3 a.m. the next morning.…

Perth Airport Sues Qantas For Unpaid Fees

Perth Airport sued Qantas Airways for an unpaid aeronautical services fee on Monday. The airport has charged the airline approximately $27.8 million for services between Jul. 1 to Oct. 31, but the airline has only paid approximately $16.5 million. The airport is longing for the outstanding amount of $11.3 million.…

Manchester Airport Reveals Holiday Travel Forecast

Manchester Airport, Britain’s third busiest, is estimating an extra 7 percent of passengers will travel through the gateway over the festive period. An additional 100,000 passengers, compared with the same period last year, are set to travel through Manchester Airport. The airport is set to see 1.56 million passengers fly…

Gatwick Airport Growing in Favor Among Long-Haul Airlines as China…

London's Gatwick Airport is seeing an increase in popularity from long-haul airlines as China Eastern Airlines recently launched three times weekly services from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Gatwick, in addition to its already scheduled service to Heathrow Airport. Shanghai the second city in China served by Gatwick, with China Eastern…

Leeds Bradford Airport Expansion Approved by Council

Plans for an extension to the main terminal building at Leeds Bradford Airport have been approved by the Leeds City Council. The decision allows for the construction of a two to three story extension, providing an improved arrival experience - including significantly larger immigration and baggage reclaim areas - improved departure…

Singapore Changi Passenger Numbers Take off in October

According to Singapore Changi Airport, the vibrant Asian hub has handled 5.38 million passengers in October, a 4.3 percent increase compared to last year. Airfreight also grew 2.1 percent to reach 190,000 tonnes and the aircraft movement were 3.2 percent higher than the same period last year. In October, all…

Trial Delays Extend Delta and Southwest’s Ongoing Battle Over Love…

For decades, Southwest Airlines's biggest hurdle when it came to growth and profitability sat in the Wright Amendment, a 1980 addition to the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 that prevented airlines from flying certain routes from Dallas Love Field. The bill was largely meant to punish the carriers that had…

Photo Tour: Inside Austin’s New and Unique South Terminal

Already unique for its live music stages and local dining options, Austin Bergstrom International Airport has quickly grown over the past few years, surpassing its capacity. A building that was originally built with an 11 million annual passenger capacity handled 13.9 million passengers in 2017 and is on track to…