Hong Kong Airport Readies Third Runway Despite Lack Of Traffic

While the Covid-19 pandemic has severely affected passenger demand during the past two years, airports around the world had to adjust their masterplans to cope with the drop in traffic while still maintaining the investments level to improve their facilities in line with their long-term growth outlook. One of the…

Tokyo’s Narita International Airport Completes its Expansion

Tokyo’s Narita International Airport — one of the major gateways into Japan — has completed its expansion on terminal three during the pandemic. The terminal opened in 2015 and is best known for hosting no-frills carriers. It is believed the terminal expansion can entice more travelers to go to Japan…

Runway Construction Begins at New Sydney Airport

Sydney's newest airport is beginning to take shape with runway construction of the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport officially commencing last week, according to its official website. The new international airport, slated for operations by late 2026, has transformed the once rural landscape of Western Sydney to a major…

London’s Gatwick Airport Reopens South Terminal

London Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal has resumed its services on Mar. 27 — after a 21-month hiatus. According to the airport, it handled 570 flights, which was an increase from 300 flights a day, after the reopening of the South Terminal. The South Terminal has been closed since Jun 2020…

Dubai Airport Closes Northern Runway for Refurbishment

Dubai Airports has confirmed plans to close Dubai, The United Emirates' International Airport northern runway for a 45-day period between May 9 and June 22, 2022, to carry out refurbishment that will ensure continued safety and efficient operations. While regular runway maintenance at the airport is scheduled on a weekly…

Washington Dulles International Airport Set to Go Solar 

Dulles International Airport is making strides towards a greener tomorrow with the approval of their large scale solar-farm project. Approval for the project was granted by the State Corporation Commission (SCC) of Virginia on Tuesday. If built, the project will make Dulles the largest airport generation and storage facility in…

Slovenia gets European Commission Approval for Additional Flight Incentives

The European Commission has officially approved the Slovenian government’s 2022 plan of providing financial incentives for additional routes to the country. Slovenia, which plans to offer seven million euros to airlines, is looking to re-establish itself in the post-pandemic aviation industry. The limitations to the economic incentive will be that…

Mexico City’s New Felipe Ángeles Airport To Open Without Fixed…

One of the most speculated issues regarding Mexico City's newest airport, Felipe Ángeles Airport (AIFA - Aeropuerto Internacional de Felipe Ángeles) is its ground connectivity with the country's capital. This is the main challenge facing the new international airport located more than 25 miles away from the city center. Unfortunately,…

New International Arrival Facility Opened at Seattle-Tacoma Airport

On March 3, the Port of Seattle has officially presented the new International Arrival Facility (IAF) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which includes a Grand Hall, an International Security Corridor and the spectacular 780-feet long, 85-feet high Pedestrian Walkway, which represents the world’s longest structure over an active taxi lane. Becoming…