Italy Takes First Steps Toward Multimodality with Rail, Airport Operator…

On March 17, FS Italiane Group and airport manager Aeroporti di Roma signed an agreement to begin the integration of sales systems as well as passenger and baggage check-in operations directly at the main Italian railway stations connected to Rome's Fiumicino Airport. Aeroporti di Roma, an Atlantia Group company, manages…

Maersk Enters the Air Cargo Sector

Maersk — a Danish shipping company — is known for its massive ships navigating the seas and its operational focus on being a shipping firm. The company also deals with inland freight transportation and associated services, such as supply chain management and port operation. They are now shifting their attention…

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…

Australia’s New Budget Airline Reveals Future Plans

Bonza — Australia's newest budget start-up airline — is stepping up its operations and presenting its first routes across the country. The low-cost carrier has unveiled its launch route network with flights set to begin in the middle of 2022. Last year in October, the independent low-cost airline revealed its…

Vietnam Airlines Debuts Regular US Direct Flight

Vietnam Airlines has launched its first nonstop flight to the U.S. On Nov. 28th, the flight from Ho Chi Minh City arrived at San Francisco International Airport at 6:42 p.m. The inaugural trip from Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco, designated flight VN98, took off at 8:40 p.m. local…

Why Aeromexico Will Not Fly From Mexico City’s New International…

Aeromexico recently confirmed it would not operate from Mexico City's brand-new Felipe Ángeles International Airport, after much speculation whether the Mexican flag carrier would operate from the capital's newest airport once it opens in early 2022. The airline advised its decision was firm and that it would instead focus its…

Trip Report: Flying Through China’s Newest Mega Airport

Qingdao, China's Jiaodong International Airport is the newest mega Airport in the country. In August, the airport started its operations and replaced Liuting Airport — its predecessor — which served the city for over 30 years. The airport is designed to be a flagship of modern airports, with a smooth passenger…

Volaris Announces Flights from Mexico City’s Newest International Airport

Mexican Low-Cost Carrier Volaris announced its decision Wednesday to commence operations out of Mexico City's Felipe Ángeles International Airport beginning March 21, 2022. Volaris is the first airline to confirm plans to use the new international airport, located on Santa Lucía Air Force Base, deemed Mexico's newest gateway. Beginning March…

Malaysia Considering Building International Airport on East Coast

According to local media, the Malaysian government is considering building a new international airport in Gebeng, Pahang, on the east coast of the Malay Peninsula. The state government will conduct an in-depth study on the new airport after the airport project was given the green light. "There is a need…