Posts Tagged ‘Airports’

Istanbul New Airport terminal construction 95 pct complete

Istanbul Airport

The countdown for the opening of Istanbul’s third airport, known as Istanbul New Airport, has started. About 95 percent of the construction of the terminal building has been completed; elevators and escalators have been installed in some sections and installation of the facade and roof has commenced. The rough construction of the Air Traffic Control…

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Local airports need millions in infrastructure funding

Airports across the U.S. need to invest billions of dollars on “much-needed” infrastructure projects in the next five years, including local hubs in Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus. It’s estimated that airports will need nearly $100 billion in the next five years to accommodate passenger and cargo growth and to rehabilitate aging facilities, according to a…

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Airbus Sees Heathrow Gridlock Spurring Sales of A380 Superjumbo

London'a Heathrow Airport

Congestion at major airports like London’s Heathrow may be good news for Airbus Group SE. The planemaker expects rising numbers of passengers at hub airports to spur sales of its A380 superjumbo jet, which has seen demand slow because its size limits service on most routes. “Demand will widen progressively” as carriers seek to make…

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Despite cancellations, O’Hare leads in flights

O' Hare Airport

Four days after a fire knocked a critical air-traffic facility in Aurora offline, O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday edged past the busiest U.S. airport in terms of total flights, according to federal aviation data. The data, obtained by the Tribune on Wednesday, provides the strongest sign yet that airline flights in Chicago have bounced back…

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Mexico unveils futuristic design for new $9 billion airport

Mexico's Futuristic Airport

Mexico’s government on Wednesday unveiled the winning design for a new, futuristic, spider-shaped airport for the capital that will ease delays and boost capacity at a cost of 120 billion pesos ($9.17 billion) (5.57 billion British pound) in public and private funding. British architect Norman Foster and Fernando Romero, a son-in-law of Mexican tycoon Carlos…

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Time lapse of an airport makes airplanes look like shooting stars

Airplanes look like shooting stars

Time lapse of an airport makes airplanes look like shooting stars Aside from going through security and lugging around your carry on and rushing to the gate and avoiding human swarms, airplanes are magical places. Okay, maybe not. But there’s beauty in how they operate. Just watch this ballet of airplanes at Shanghai’s airport. It’s…

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American and US Airways Expand Codeshare to Most Flights

American Airlines and US Airways are expanding their codeshare to provide customers access to nearly 6,500 daily flights to more than 275 destinations in the combined global network. These additional codeshare flights are now available for booking, for travel starting Feb. 6. “This expansion marks another milestone for American Airlines as we successfully implement the…

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