Thai Airport Expansion Programme Approved

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 07/10/2014 - 09:55:00

Thai Airport Expansion Programme Approved

Third runway and much more planned for Thailand's Suvarnabhumi Airport, which would take its maximum capacity to 80 million passengers a year

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FAA: Airlines Must Replace Boeing Cockpit Displays

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 02/10/2014 - 06:25:00

FAA: Airlines Must Replace Boeing Cockpit Displays

Some cockpit displays fitted to Boeing 737 and 777 airliners need to be replaced says the FAA, after tests showed screens going blank in certain conditions

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Qantas A380s Now Used On Longest Air Route

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 01/10/2014 - 05:05:00

Qantas A380s Now Used On Longest Air Route

Australian flagship airline deploys world's largest airliner on unmatched 16 hour flight route between Australia and the United States

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First New-Gen Airbus A320neo Takes Flight

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 26/09/2014 - 06:30:00

First New-Gen Airbus A320neo Takes Flight

The Airbus A320neo flights era begins, with the first example's maiden voyage now carried out ahead of the type's entry-into-service late next year

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ECJ: Checked-In Airline Baggage Charges Legal

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 19/09/2014 - 09:10:00

ECJ: Checked-In Airline Baggage Charges Legal

The budget carriers which charge passengers extra to check-in their hold baggage do so lawfully, according to the European Court of Justice's 18 September ruling

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British Airways Faces FAA Oxygen Cargo Fine

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 16/09/2014 - 03:20:00

British Airways Faces FAA Oxygen Cargo Fine

Did British Airways bypass hazardous materials rules two years ago? That's what the US FAA is claiming and, potentially, BA now faces a costly fine

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Air France Pilots Strike Still Due

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 12/09/2014 - 10:00:00

Air France Pilots Strike Still Due

Air France's pilots are planning to walk-out all of next week. Passengers booked to fly are urged to contact the airline and try to make alternative plans

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Travel Groups Join Air Fare Fees Disclosure Call

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 08/09/2014 - 08:55:00

Travel Groups Join Air Fare Fees Disclosure Call

Airlines must break down air fares and show exactly where extra fees have been applied across the board, consumer rights groups and industry representatives urge

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Manila Airport Bomb Explosion Averted

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 02/09/2014 - 06:45:00

Manila Airport Bomb Explosion Averted

Improvised explosive device discovered by security officials outside Ninoy Aquino International Airport's Terminal 3 and three men now in custody

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Virgin And EasyJet In Emergency Landings

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International's Lead Reporter on 28/08/2014 - 05:55:00

Virgin And EasyJet In Emergency Landings

Separately, Airbus A320 airliners in the service of UK carriers easyJet and Virgin Little Red have carried out emergency landings at Gatwick and Edinburgh, respectively

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