Schiphol Airport Asks Airlines to Cancel Flights Due to Staff…

One of Europe’s busiest airports is set to have further disruption this weekend after an unannounced baggage handlers strike caused chaos last weekend. According to Reuters Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport is seeking to prevent repeat scenes at the airport similar to those experienced on 23 April by asking airlines to manage…

Chinese Aviation Market Hits Lows Not Seen Since 2003

Since April, China’s Aviation Market has been maneuvering at historical low traffic, levels the country hasn't seen since 2003. Daily flights currently number between 1,000 and 2,000, which is not even the level of traffic during 2021 for Guangzhou’s Baiyun Airport alone. The traffic level is comparable to that of…

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…

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…

China: Evident Airport Expansions As Passenger Throughput Freezes

On Dec 16, Haikou, China’s Meilan Airport will officially open its Terminal 2. The terminal is part of the project for doubling the airport’s capacity. Amid the complicated Covid-19 situation still shadowing the public’s willingness to travel, Chinese airports are grasping this moment as a precious opportunity to expand their…

Looking to 2022, Heathrow Expects A Long Road To Recovery

With the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic still being felt around the world almost two years since the beginning of the emergency, air passenger numbers are still far from what they used to be in 2019, especially with regards to international services. London’s Heathrow Airport, the largest airport of the…

Chinese Airlines Struggle While the World Slowly Reopens

On Nov. 8, as European airlines celebrate the reopening of the U.S., their peers in China are worrying about how to survive through the pandemic. Airlines released their third-quarter earnings in the past week, and only Spring Airlines, a budget airline based in Shanghai, turned a profit over the quarter.…

The Rise of the Cell Phone Lot

Not long after the start of the 2000s, a unique blend of technological growth and a push for security enhancements created what one could consider to be the most short-term lot you find at an airport: the cell phone lot. But from simple origins, these lots have blossomed into being…

Stockholm Bromma Airport Set To Permanently Shut Down

The Covid-19 pandemic that has devastated air travel demand around the world is about to see yet another victim. The Swedish government has announced its intention to permanently shut down Stockholm Bromma Airport — operating under the code BMA — one of the two airports serving Sweden’s capital metropolitan area…