Airport News

JAL Pilot 10 Times Legal Alcohol Limit

November 2, 2018

JAL Pilot 10 Times Legal Alcohol Limit

A Japan Airlines pilot has admitted to being almost ten times the legal alcohol limit at London’s Heathrow Airport last month just before he was due to fly a Boeing 777-300 to Tokyo.


Brussels Baggage Strike Over, Flights Restart

October 31, 2018

Brussels Baggage Strike Over, Flights Restart

The industrial dispute between baggage handlers and airport handling company Aviapartner at Brussels Airport has been resolved, with operations returning to normal during Wednesday.


Turkey Opens New Istanbul Airport

October 30, 2018

Turkey Opens New Istanbul Airport

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has opened Istanbul’s new airport, expected to become the world’s busiest.


UK Adds Five Countries To ePassport Gates

October 30, 2018

UK Adds Five Countries To ePassport Gates

Delays at passport control at UK airports should ease from next summer as five more countries become eligible to use ePassport gates.


Brussels Airport Baggage Strike Continues

October 29, 2018

Brussels Airport Baggage Strike Continues

A strike by baggage handlers at Brussels Airport is causing some flight cancellations and is likely to continue into Tuesday.



Delta Applies For Shanghai Route Permission

October 22, 2018

Delta Applies For Shanghai Route Permission

Delta Air Lines has announced plans to launch a new route from its Minneapolis-St. Paul hub to Shanghai, subject to US government approval.