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NEWS Apr 02, 2024 Could Dulles Airport Be Renamed After Donald Trump? These Politicians Say Yes The latest controversy surrounding former president Trump involves members of the Republican party pushing to rename Washington DC's primary international airport after him. The pushback surrounding the bill introduced on Friday is massive. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 23, 2024 How an Airport's Elevation Impacts Aircraft Performance Passengers likely do not think about certain factors affecting an aircraft's performance as the plane takes off. Elevation is one such factor, with an airport's elevation playing a significant role in how easily an aircraft can get off the ground. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 21, 2024 The 4-Lane Highway That Crosses Through a Major Airport in Gibraltar Some residents of Gibraltar and multiple cities in Spain must wait for an aircraft to land as part of their commute. A road to cross into the territory closes for a few minutes to allow takeoffs and landings at Gibraltar International Airport (GIB). Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 20, 2024 Ghost Flights Explained: Planes Taking Off With Little to No Passengers Airlines ideally prefer selling all possible seats on a particular flight to ensure it generates the most profit amid the high costs of operating an aircraft. However, there are cases where airlines operate flights with little to no passengers onboard. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 14, 2024 Passengers in These Four Southern U.S. Cities Will See Airport Improvements In 2024, migration statistics have forecasted large influxes of US residents moving to cities across the Sun Belt, specifically the country's southeastern part. Airports in Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, and Raleigh/Durham are currently undergoing expansion and modernization projects. Read More →
NEWS Mar 11, 2024 Ukraine Starts Negotiations With US and EU Authorities to Resume International Flights Despite the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, the country has been in official negotiations with international regulators regarding the possibility of resuming international flights. Commercial flights in Ukraine have remained suspended since Russia invaded the country in February 2022. Read More →
NEWS Mar 08, 2024 Endangered Red Panda, 86 Other Animals Found in Luggage at Bangkok Airport Bizarre news has emerged from Thailand as 87 animals were found inside luggage at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport. These animals were reportedly being smuggled to India. Read More →
NEWS Mar 07, 2024 Bird Strike Damages Saudia Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner at London-Heathrow A Saudia Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner was involved in a bird-strike incident on March 3. There are no reports of injuries other than the bird itself. Read More →
NEWS Mar 06, 2024 Armed Gangs Attempt to Seize Control of Haiti's Largest Airport After Escaping Prison Armed gangs attempted to seize control of Haiti's largest international airport after thousands of people escaped prisons and went out to kill innocent civilians. Read More →
NEWS Feb 22, 2024 Emergency Door Nearly Ripped Off TUI Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at Birmingham Airport On February 20, a TUI Airways plane was severely damaged after a set of mobile air stairs nearly ripped off its front left door. The incident involved a nine-year-old Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner registered G-TUIF at Birmingham Airport (BHX) near Birmingham, England. Read More →