Airport News

Italy ATC, Some Alitalia Workers Call Sunday Strikes

May 24, 2017

Italy ATC, Some Alitalia Workers Call Sunday Strikes

Strikes by Italian air traffic controllers and some Alitalia staff on Sunday May 28 are expected to cause delays and some flight cancellations.


Newark Airport Reopens After Aircraft Engine Fire

May 23, 2017

Newark’s Liberty Airport has reopened after an engine fire caused an aircraft evacuation on Tuesday evening.


London City Airport ATC To Go Remote

May 19, 2017

London City Airport ATC To Go Remote

London City Airport is to become the first British airport to install a digital air traffic control tower and move ATC functions to a remote site.


Singapore Changi Terminal Reopens After Small Fire

May 16, 2017

Singapore Changi Terminal Reopens After Small Fire

Singapore Changi Airport’s Terminal 2 was closed briefly on Tuesday evening after a fire was discovered in an equipment room.


Heathrow April Passenger Numbers Break Record

May 11, 2017

Heathrow April Passenger Numbers Break Record

London’s Heathrow Airport reported record passenger numbers for April as the Easter holiday boosted traffic.



Australian Government To Build Second Sydney Airport

May 2, 2017

Australian Government To Build Second Sydney Airport

The Australian government said it will develop a second airport for Sydney after the operator of the existing airport passed up its right to build the new airport.


Abuja Airport Reopens After Runway Repairs

April 18, 2017

Abuja Airport Reopens After Runway Repairs

Nigeria’s Abuja Airport reopened on Tuesday as six weeks of runway repairs were completed and operations resumed with an Ethiopian Airlines flight.


Delta Still Recovering From Atlanta Thunderstorms

April 7, 2017

Delta Still Recovering From Atlanta Thunderstorms

Flight delays continued on Friday at Atlanta Airport in the aftermath of Wednesday’s severe weather event.


Dubai Passenger Traffic Up 8.8 Pct In February

March 28, 2017

Dubai Passenger Traffic Up 8.8 Pct In February

Passenger numbers at Dubai International Airport rose 8.8 percent in February to 6,948,157.


US Passenger Numbers Reach New Record

March 27, 2017

US Passenger Numbers Reach New Record

The US Department of Transportation reported record passenger numbers as domestic and international carriers flew 3.5 percent more people in 2016.