Airport News

Dubai Airport Closes Runway For Maintenance

April 15, 2019

Dubai Airport Closes Runway For Maintenance

The long-planned temporary closure of one of Dubai Airport's two runways goes ahead this week, with some airlines operating a reduced schedule.


Nairobi Airport Terminal Reopens After Fire

April 4, 2019

Nairobi Airport Terminal Reopens After Fire

Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Airport has returned to normal operations after a baggage belt fire caused the temporary evacuation of a terminal.


Flybe Says No Cancellations, Pulls Jet Services

April 3, 2019

Flybe Says No Cancellations, Pulls Jet Services

UK regional airline Flybe said it has put in place contingency plans to keep future disruptions to a minimum after Wednesday's flight cancellations.


German ATC Expects Software Fix Overnight Wednesday

March 26, 2019

German ATC Expects Software Fix Overnight Wednesday

German air traffic control company DFS said work is continuing on a software update to fix a problem that is affecting 25 percent of flights at Frankfurt, Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf airports.


Vienna Gets Final Court Approval For Third Runway

March 18, 2019

Vienna Gets Final Court Approval For Third Runway

Austria's Supreme Administrative Court has confirmed the approval for the construction of a third runway at Vienna Airport.



Small Explosive Devices Found Near Two London Airports

March 5, 2019

Small Explosive Devices Found Near Two London Airports

Three small improvised explosive devices were found on Tuesday morning near two of London's airports and at Waterloo train station.


Alaska Air Starts Paine Field Flying

March 4, 2019

Alaska Air Starts Paine Field Flying

Alaska Airlines launched the first commercial services from Everett's Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport on Monday with a flight to Portland, Oregon.