Airport News

Flights Cancelled As Typhoon Hits Tokyo

August 22, 2016

Flights Cancelled As Typhoon Hits Tokyo

Hundreds of flights were cancelled at Tokyo airports on Monday as heavy rain caused by Typhoon Mindulle lashed the area.


Brussels Passenger Traffic Shows Signs Of Recovery

August 16, 2016

Brussels Passenger Traffic Shows Signs Of Recovery

Brussels Airport handled 2.4 million passengers in July, a slight fall from July, 2015's record month.


New York JFK Airport Terminal Evacuated

August 14, 2016

New York John F Kennedy Airport's Terminal 8 was evacuated on Sunday evening "out of an abundance of caution" after there were reports of shots fired.


Brussels Airport Operating Normally After Bomb Threats

August 11, 2016

Brussels Airport Operating Normally After Bomb Threats

Two Scandinavian Airlines planes were involved in bomb threats on Wednesday as they flew to Brussels' Zavantem Airport.


Bergamo Airport Reopens After Cargo Plane Incident

August 5, 2016

Bergamo Airport Reopens After Cargo Plane Incident

Italian airport Bergamo Orio al Serio has reopened after a DHL cargo plane overshot the runway and landed on a road.



Southwest Nose Gear Fails At BWI

August 5, 2016

Southwest Nose Gear Fails At BWI

A Southwest Airlines plane about to depart from Baltimore–Washington BWI Airport experienced a nose gear failure as it was being pushed back from the gate.


Second Runway Reopens At Dubai Airport

August 5, 2016

Second Runway Reopens At Dubai Airport

Normal runway operations have resumed at Dubai Airport after the wreckage of the crashed Emirates Boeing 777 was removed and the runway reopened.


Fraport Sees Drop In Frankfurt Passenger Numbers

August 4, 2016

Fraport Sees Drop In Frankfurt Passenger Numbers

Fraport said a 1.7 percent drop in earnings (EBITDA) to EUR€378.4 million in the first six months of 2016 was partly due to a slowdown in passenger traffic at Frankfurt Airport and the corresponding drop in retail revenues.


French Firms To Upgrade Havana’s Jose Marti Airport

August 3, 2016

French Firms To Upgrade Havana’s Jose Marti Airport

Bouygues and Aeroports de Paris have been selected to upgrade and operate Cuba’s Jose Marti Airport in Havana to cope with the expected increase in passenger numbers from the United States.


Typhoon Nida Hits Hong Kong, Flights Cancelled

August 2, 2016

Typhoon Nida Hits Hong Kong, Flights Cancelled

Typhoon Nida battered Hong Kong on Tuesday, causing over 180 flight cancellations as the city virtually shut down, with low-lying areas put on flood alert.