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INFORMATIONAL Dec 06, 2023 Can People Own Airports? A Comprehensive Guide to Airport Ownership It may come as a random thought or something you've actively thought about. Regarding airlines, you may be aware that specific governments or firms could own these. But what about airports? The "Who owns airports?" issue is not much different from airlines. Therefore, this article will analyze the various companies and government entities that own airports. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 04, 2023 New Data Suggests that Flying from Large Airports May Not Always be the Best Idea You may have noticed today that large airports aren't always the only option when flying into a major city. Indeed, secondary airports have seen a major rise over the last 20 years, and in this article we'll look at the pros and cons of flying out of these airports. Read More →
NEWS Dec 01, 2023 Russia Seizes Control of St. Petersburg Airport from Foreign Investors In a recent fiasco, Vladimir Putin signed a decree taking control of St. Petersburg's Pulkovo Airport away from foreign investors, of which German airport operator Fraport and Qatar's sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority had over 24% ownership. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 30, 2023 Why This Airport in Nepal is the World's Most Dangerous Tenzing-Hillary Airport (LUA) in Lukla, Nepal, is known for being the closest airport to the world's tallest mountain: Mount Everest. Although flights between Kathmandu and Lukla cover a short distance, the climate means that flights can only happen during the day in good weather. Unpredictable weather in the form of high winds, snow, and foggy conditions regularly forces the delay or cancellation of flights. Read More →
NEWS Nov 29, 2023 United and American Take Action Against Chicago O'Hare Airport Expansion United and American Airlines are seeking Mayor Brandon Johnson's intervention to modify O'Hare Airport's expansion plans, which include a new "global terminal" for both domestic and international flights. The project, initially budgeted at $8.7 billion, is now $1.5 billion over budget, prompting the carriers to request a slowdown, scale-back, or potential grounding of the expansion. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 16, 2023 Why Don't US Airlines Fly the A380? The Airbus A380 is an aircraft that needs no introduction and cannot be mistaken. Yet in spite of the aircraft's prestige, it has never been ordered by any U.S.-based airline. So why is it that despite the United States having the world's second-largest aviation market, no airline based in the country has ever operated the Airbus A380? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 10, 2023 JetBlue's Tussle With Amsterdam Schiphol Airport JetBlue Airways launched service to Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS) from its major East Coast hubs earlier this year. The new JetBlue service to Amsterdam has already faced rough air, with Schiphol Airport announcing a flight cap that directly impacts JetBlue's operation among other carriers. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 10, 2023 The World's Best Airport Lounges With airlines transporting millions of passengers annually, they have invested millions into showing their luxuriousness and sleek styles. From Frankfurt to Istanbul, airlines worldwide have unique styles with bars, spas, and cigar lounges. Let's look at the top 5 best lounges around this sphere we call Earth. Read More →
NEWS Nov 06, 2023 Dulles Airport Eyes $6 Billion in New Concourses Led by United Growth Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) CEO Jack Potter revealed that it was close to signing an agreement for a $6 billion investment in new concourses, roadway infrastructure, and more. This is all fueled by United Airlines' plans for future growth. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Oct 31, 2023 Experiencing Tokyo Narita Airport's Oxygen Lounge Tokyo's Narita International Airport has added a concept called an Oxygen Bar to their repertoire. While the concept may not be new, it will certainly give passengers a relief from tension they experience before, during, or after the flight. Read More →