Houston Hobby Celebrates One Year of International Travel

October marked the one year anniversary of international travel from Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). The 156 million dollar international concourse has won the respect of industry leaders as well as its many passengers. The new facility features five gates, a Federal Inspection Station (FIS), a new Southwest ticketing hall,…

20 Years Later: A Look at Emirates’ Manchester Success

Emirates has played a sizable role at Manchester, providing direct services to the Middle East and beyond from Dubai International Airport for over 20 years. Currently, Emirates has two Airbus A380s and one Boeing B777-300ER flying into Manchester providing these services. From January 2017, the airline will be incorporating three…

Here Come The Saints: Saint Helena Airport

In the Atlantic Ocean, roughly two-thirds of the way between South America and Africa, lies the island of Saint Helena. The island, approximately 50 square miles, is home to 4,500 Saint Helenians living in one of the most remote locations in the world. While the British Overseas Territory is most…

Heathrow’s Third Runway Announcement: The Losers

Just over 24 hours since the UK Government finally put an end to the long and tedious topic and made a decision to expand London Heathrow with an additional runway, the UK (and government) can now expect another long and tedious process before any construction begins. In fact, our in-house poll currently…

Heathrow’s Third Runway Announcement: The Winners

Just over 24 hours since the UK Government finally put an end to the long and extended topic and made a decision to expand London Heathrow with an additional runway, the UK (and government) can now expect a long and tedious process before any construction begins. In fact, our in-house…

UK Government Confirms Airport Expansion at Heathrow

For the first time in 60 years, Her Majesty's Government of the United Kingdom has finally made a decision on which airport will be expanded. Announced earlier today by Department for Transport Minister, Chris Grayling, stated that the government has chosen the option to add a third runway at Heathrow Airport.…

Singapore Airlines Inaugurates Nonstop Flight to United States

Flights between Singapore and the U.S. have a long, complicated history, mostly due to Singapore’s location in southeast Asia. In 2004, Singapore Airlines launched flights between Singapore and Newark using their Airbus A340-500 aircraft, then the world’s longest flight. In fact, SQ21 would still be longest in the world if…

99 Years of Feeling The “Love” at Dallas Love Field

October 19th marked the 99th anniversary of the opening of one of the most controversial and most heartfelt airports in the United States, Dallas Love Field. The airport has grown from an army base to the headquarters of one of the United States' largest airlines. In between, it has seen…

Mobile Passport: A Faster Way Through Customs and Immigration

As the number of passengers travelling is increasing yearly, it is expected that wait times for customs and immigration are to skyrocket. In the past few years, there has been a push for programs to expedite these processes, with different options for passengers to effectively skip lines with membership in…