Panamá Pacífico International Airport Resumes Operations

On Thursday, Panamá Pacífico International Airport (BLB) resumed commercial operations, following the completion of the renovation works on its passenger terminal. The facility had been closed in March 2020, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, Tocumen S.A. moved forward with expansion and modernization works, with the aim…

Beijing Reopens Its Doors to International Flights

On July 27, Lufthansa resumed its first Beijing flight, LH722, service from Frankfurt. The flight has been suspended for 907 days due to the pandemic. Lufthansa previously served the one-way flight from Beijing to Frankfurt, with the plane entering China in Shenyang, and then repositioning to Beijing. The resumed direct…

Grottaglie Spaceport in Southern Italy to be Dubbed ‘Cryptaliae Spaceport’

The Grottaglie airport in Apulia (Southern Italy), has already a strategic role within the aerospace world. It is part of the international program for the on-site production of the Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" fuselages, but is currently interested in its further development as a strategic infrastructure for Europe for the growth…

Pittsburgh International Airport Sees Great Benefits Just One Year After…

It's been one year since Pittsburgh International Airport installed a first-of-its-kind microgrid, becoming the first airport to ever run completely on natural gas and solar energy. Since going live, the airport has not only seen great environmental impacts but substantial economic benefits as well, saving the airport upwards of $1…

Manchester Airports Group Sees Recovery in Passenger Traffic

Manchester Airports Groups (MAG), the parent company of London Stansted Airport, Manchester Airport and East Midlands Airport in the U.K., revealed that it had lost £320 million ($385 million) for the financial year of 2021-22. The combined losses for the group for the last two years have reached £755 million.…

Rome Fiumicino Airport Wins ACI Europe Best Airport 2022

Rome-Fiumicino International Airport located about 30 km west of the city center of Rome, the Italian capital, has been awarded the ACI Europe Best Airport Awards 2022, the fourth time in the past five years. The "Airport Council International" (ACI) is a nonprofit association of civil airport operators formed in…

Denver Opens New Commuter Gates

Denver International Airport is in the middle of a big expansion project adding tons of new gates to its existing concourses, and one such improvement is the new commuter airline gates. The new ground-level gates at the end of the C concourse will replace the current ground-level gates in terminal…

Canada Suspends Vaccination Mandate For Air Passengers

As the travel industry attempts to return to a semblance of normality after months of restrictions due to the COVID pandemic, each country tried to find its own way to deal with the situation balancing the need to protect its population in a rapidly changing health environment and the need…

London’s Heathrow Airport Undergoes Recovery Phase For Summer Travel Demand

The U.K. aviation industry has observed a strong recovery after scrapping travel restrictions in March. London’s Heathrow Airport — the busiest airport in the country — recorded 5.3 million passengers had traveled in May, the busiest month since March 2020, the figure has reached 79% of 2019 levels. The airport…