Airport News

Frankfurt Airport’s Airline Fees To Rise

December 2, 2016

Frankfurt Airport’s Airline Fees To Rise

Frankfurt Airport will be permitted to increase fees to airlines after operator Fraport’s proposal was approved by the German state of Hesse.


United 747 Returns To SFO With Engine Problem

November 28, 2016

A United Airlines flight to Tokyo returned to San Francisco on Monday after an engine problem.


‘Heightened Anxiety’ Led To JFK Airport Panic

November 21, 2016

‘Heightened Anxiety’ Led To JFK Airport Panic

A report into the evacuation of three terminals at New York’s JFK airport in August has said that a heightened state of anxiety caused an overreaction which led to mass panic.


Berlin Schönefeld Reopens After Runway Cleared

November 17, 2016

Berlin Schönefeld Reopens After Runway Cleared

Berlin's Schönefeld Airport reopened on Thursday afternoon after a light aircraft suffered technical problems and blocked the runway.


Oklahoma City Flights Restart After Shooting

November 15, 2016

Oklahoma City Flights Restart After Shooting

Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport was returning to normal operations on Tuesday after the shooting of a Southwest Airlines employee, and the discovery of the body of a suspect.



Porter Flight Dives To Avoid Possible Drone

November 14, 2016

Porter Flight Dives To Avoid Possible Drone

A Porter Airlines flight with 54 passengers onboard was forced to dive suddenly to avoid an unidentified object as it approached Toronto on Monday.


Ryanair, TUIfly Ordered To Repay Illegal Aid

November 11, 2016

Ryanair, TUIfly Ordered To Repay Illegal Aid

The European Commission has ordered three airlines to repay EUR€12.7 million in illegal state aid given by Austria’s Klagenfurt airport.


American’s O’Hare Fire Caused By Engine Failure - NTSB

November 4, 2016

American’s O’Hare Fire Caused By Engine Failure - NTSB

The American Airlines Boeing 767 which aborted takeoff and caught fire at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport last month was caused by an uncontained engine failure, the NTSB said in an update.


US To Expand Passenger Preclearance

November 4, 2016

US To Expand Passenger Preclearance

The US Department of Homeland Security has selected 11 additional airports for a possible expansion of preclearance.


UK Backs Additional Runway At Heathrow

October 25, 2016

UK Backs Additional Runway At Heathrow

The UK government has selected London Heathrow as the location for an additional runway to expand airport capacity in the south-east of England.