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An overview of operations at American's Chicago-O'hare hub (Photo: Greg Linton | AirlineGeeks)

The World’s Busiest Airports: What the Rankings Mean

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) announced over the weekend that they have retained the title of world’s busiest airport in terms of passenger numbers. The airport moved more than 104 million passengers in 2016, a 2.6 percent increase over 2015. They kept the title as Beijing Capital Airport (PEK) came in second place again, with unconfirmed reports stating that the Chinese hub had 94.3 million passengers pass through its doors. ATL also kept its spot as the number one airport in…

St. Louis-Lambert Outlines Terminal Expansions Following the Addition of New…

While many terminals don’t get a second chance once they close, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is doing the opposite. The former TWA hub has seen great declines in air service compared to its 2001 performance, however the airport is seeing a slow rise in traffic thanks to Southwest Airlines. As…

Qantas Unveils New $30 Million Maintenance Facility at LAX

On Friday, Qantas unveiled its brand new $30 million hangar at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The hangar was designed specifically to be able to handle the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380. The hangar is 613,543 square feet and 12 stories high, which is just 10 stories less…

British Airways, easyJet and Virgin Atlantic Complete Terminal Relocations at…

On Wednesday, the two major carriers at London-Gatwick switched terminals. British Airways has moved operations from the North Terminal to the South Terminal, while easyJet's operations were consolidated into the North Terminal. Virgin Atlantic also moved their flights to the North Terminal. The move was announced in January 2016 and was originally…

Norwegian Adds 130 Jobs to Growing Edinburgh Base

Norwegian Air is continuing with their expansion plans, planning to hire an additional 130 staff members to operate new routes from Edinburgh, Scotland. The open positions will include roles for over 100 cabin crew and 30 pilots in an effort to support new routes across the Atlantic to the East Coast of the United States. In…

The Battle for The Nation’s Capital: Ronald Reagan Washington National…

With the signing of the Residence Act in 1790, Washington D.C. was slated to be the new capital of the United States of America. While the federal jurisdiction has had its battles, both won and lost, it has become the center of all government affairs for the nation. Over time,…

The Battle for the Nation’s Capital: Washington Dulles International Airport

With the signing of the Residence Act in 1790, Washington D.C. was slated to be the new capital of the United States of America. While the federal jurisdiction has had its battles, both won and lost, it has become the center of all government affairs for the nation. Over time,…

The Battle for the Nation’s Capital: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall…

With the signing of the Residence Act in 1790, Washington D.C. was slated to be the new capital of the United States of America. While the federal jurisdiction has had its battles, both won and lost, it has become the center of all government affairs for the nation. Over time,…

Brussels Airport Outlines Long Term Expansion and Growth Plan

As one of the most important European cities, Brussels Airport plays an important role in its country’s economic stability. The airport has released its strategic plans that will encompass all major aspects of the airport until 2040. During the upcoming 24 years, the airport wants to focus ambitiously on growth…

Manchester Airport Records Largest Passenger Numbers in 78 Years

Manchester Airport has reached record numbers after hitting their first milestone of 25 million passengers for the first time since opening in 1938. This has occurred due to the 9.3% growth the airport has recorded year after year as well as the addition of new long-haul services and increased frequency…