Airport News

US To Boost Airport Security Check Staffing

May 4, 2016

US To Boost Airport Security Check Staffing

With airlines concerned that delays at airport security checks may discourage summer visitors, the US government said it will add TSA staff and bomb-sniffing dogs and ramp up pre-screening signup efforts.


Brussels Airport Eases Terminal Security Checks

May 4, 2016

Brussels Airport Eases Terminal Security Checks

Brussels Airport, where 16 people were killed in suicide attacks on March 22, appeared back to normal on Wednesday after strict security checks were eased following complaints about lengthy delays and missed flights.


Fraport Assuming Weak Retail Performance

May 4, 2016

Fraport Assuming Weak Retail Performance

Fraport is expecting its retail performance to be weak this year, with some recovery happening but not enough to catch up to last year's per-passenger spend performance.


New Security At Brussels Airport Causes Delays

May 3, 2016

New Security At Brussels Airport Causes Delays

Additional security checks at Brussels Airport are causing delays and missed flights, a situation the airport operator described as "bizarre".


Kosovo Airport Closed After Jet Skids Off Runway

May 2, 2016

A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 143 passengers and eight crew from Istanbul skidded off the runway on Monday when landing at Kosovo's only airport.



Brussels Airport Departure Hall Reopens

May 1, 2016

Brussels Airport Departure Hall Reopens

Brussels Airport has partially reopened its departure hall, about six weeks after suicide bombers killed 16 people there.


Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Fire Out, Two Dead

April 29, 2016

A fire in a basement at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport that killed two people has been put out, China Central Television said on its microblog, with no disruption to flights.


Delays, Cancellations As German Airport Workers Strike

April 27, 2016

Delays, Cancellations As German Airport Workers Strike

German air travel is set for a day of disruption after public sector workers at airports started strikes in a push for higher wages.


Strike Called At German Airports For April 27

April 22, 2016

Strike Called At German Airports For April 27

Workers at several German airports including Frankfurt will strike on April 27 in support of a wage increase, the Verdi union said.


Dubai Airport Passenger Traffic Up 7.4 Pct

April 26, 2016

Dubai Airport Passenger Traffic Up 7.4 Pct

Passenger numbers at Dubai Airport rose 7.4 percent in March from a year earlier to 7.24 million.