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Inside Concourse A at Beijing Daxing Airport (Photo: N509FZ [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)])

Beijing Daxing Airport Begins International Service

One month after the grand opening, Beijing’s Daxing Airport gradually started its international services. Air China launched the airport’s first international flight to Bangkok on Sunday morning. Daxing Airport is the second airport in Beijing, the Beijing Capital Airport handled 101 million passengers last year and needed a modern airport to meet public demand in the future. The new jumbo airport officially opened on Sept. 25 but only provided domestic services. Daxing Airport currently has destinations in Europe and Asia…

Doha’s Hamad International Airport Unveils Ambitious Expansion Plan

Connecting the world with Qatar, Hamad International Airport has served as the primary gateway to Doha for the past five years. Home to its largest carrier and Qatar's national airline, Qatar Airways, the airport has seen rapid growth since its opening as both the entry and exit point to Qatar…

Milan Linate Airport Reopens After Maintenance Shutdown

At 6:02 p.m. on Satuday, Alitalia flight AZ2092 from Rome landed at Milan Linate Airport. It was the first flight to land at Milan’s city airport after a three-month closure to allow the resurfacing of the runway and some upgrade works to the terminal building and the baggage handling system.…

Austin-Bergstrom Keeps Growing, Lands Two More Europe Routes

Austin has grown at a pace faster than almost all other U.S. cities over the past decade. Dubbed Silicon Hills for the large number of tech companies that are headquartered in and around the city, the rising tech industry has helped fuel both domestic and international air service over the…

Hundreds of Flights Cancelled at Santiago Airport as Unrest Continues

Chile’s largest airport has seen massive cancellations this weekend extended until Tuesday, after riots being held over hikes in public transportation fares led to President Sebastian Piñera to instituting a curfew, which takes place from 7 p.m. in the evening to 6 a.m. the next morning. Although air passengers are…

Revisiting Ogdensburg International Airport: One Year Later

Situated on the St. Lawrence River on the border with Canada, Ogdensburg, N.Y. is a town lost in time. Like many in New York state, the quiet border town’s time has long since passed with a near-constant population decrease since 1930, when the town’s population was at its greatest. Once…

Good Traveler Program Adds Jackson Hole Airport to Partner List

Jackson Hole Airport (KJAC) in Wyoming sits in the picturesque Teton Range of the Rocky Mountains. It enjoys the unique designation of being the only commercial airport in the United States within a national park. Given that status, it is no surprise that KJAC seeks to be a leader in…

Dulles Airport Debunks Rumors of a WOW air Reboot in…

It was reported last Thursday that the reincarnation of WOW air by USAerospace Associates, led by  Michelle Ballarin, will launch its first flights sometime in mid-October, with the first route being Reykjavik to Washington. Despite the rumors, however, the Washington Metropolitan Airport Authority has confirmed to AirlineGeeks that no such…

LAX to End Curbside Pickups for Rideshare and Shuttles

On Friday, Los Angeles International Airport announced a major change for passengers arriving at the airport. Starting at the end of October, travellers will no longer be able to hail a rideshare or get a taxi from the terminal curbside. Instead, all pickups will migrate to a centralized location located…

Beijing’s New Daxing Airport Opens for Business

China’s newest airport, Daxing International Airport in Beijing, opened its doors to passengers after it was formally opened by President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. Daxing Airport is set to run alongside the existing Capital Airport, which is currently the world’s second busiest airport behind Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. [caption id="attachment_36896" align="alignnone" width="1024"]…