TSA: US Airport Firearms Hauls Increase

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 03/12/2014 - 10:30:00

TSA: US Airport Firearms Hauls Increase

There's still nearly one month left to go but, already, TSA officials have found that this year's US airport firearms confiscations are up on 2013's.

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Flights Cancelled As Lufthansa Pilots Strike

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 01/12/2014 - 07:30:00

Flights Cancelled As Lufthansa Pilots Strike

1,350 flights cancelled over two days as, for the ninth time in 2014, German flagship airline Lufthansa's pilots go on strike over future pension plans.

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Indian Airport Deploys Anti-Smuggling Technology

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 28/11/2014 - 06:40:00

Indian Airport Deploys Anti-Smuggling Technology

The busiest airport in India is getting technology aimed at driving down smuggling levels there, which have rocketed in recent months.

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New York's Airports Ranked Most Frustrating

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 26/11/2014 - 10:30:00

New York's Airports Ranked Most Frustrating

Thousands of passengers engage in two-month-long survey covering North America's airport network, assessing transport links, flight wait times and more.

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Biggin Hill Take Off Incident Investigated

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 25/11/2014 - 07:10:00

Biggin Hill Take Off Incident Investigated

Business jet about to depart London Biggin Hill suffers a partial undercarriage collapse without seriously injuring its crew and passengers.

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Airliners And UAVs In Close Calls

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 20/11/2014 - 09:15:00

Airliners And UAVs In Close Calls

Concerns over private UAV operations gain new inertia after several instances reported of drones coming close to airliners landing at JFK Airport.

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Facial Recognition Systems For Tokyo's Terminals

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 19/11/2014 - 09:35:00

Facial Recognition Systems For Tokyo's Terminals

Off the back of successful trials at Narita and Haneda airports, Japan presses on with plans to introduce facial recognition technology on a large scale.

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UK Runway Build Bills Underestimated

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 11/11/2014 - 08:35:00

UK Runway Build Bills Underestimated

Whether Gatwick or Heathrow gets a new runway, the cost will greatly exceed earlier estimates, the Airports Commission headed by Sir Howard Davies finds.

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JFK And LaGuardia Upgrades Contest Announced

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 23/10/2014 - 05:35:00

JFK And LaGuardia Upgrades Contest Announced

Competition to launch for designs that revitalise New York's John F Kennedy and LaGuardia International Airports with new infrastructure and more.

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IATA Publishes 20-Year Air Travel Outlook

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Airport International Reporter on 22/10/2014 - 10:00:00

IATA Publishes 20-Year Air Travel Outlook

2034's global passenger total to exceed seven billion people, the International Air Transport Association predicts in its look at the next 20 years of air travel.

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