Articles tagged “air traffic”

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Dubai Airport Now Expects Full Recovery a Year Earlier — By 2023

Dubai International Airport expects passenger traffic to return to pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2023, a year earlier than its CEO Paul Griffiths' prediction of hoping to regain pre-Covid traffic levels by 2024. As air travel gets back to normal, Dubai Airport witnessed a half-yearly traffic of 27.9 million passengers this year, just 1.2…

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UK Government Not Clear if Covid Travel Restrictions Worth $585 Million Worked

Despite spending around $585 million on implementing its traffic light system as part of its wider response to manage travel during the Covid-19 pandemic, the UK government does not know whether the system worked or whether the cost was worth the disruption caused, according to a report by the Public Accounts Committee of the House…

Airlines

China’s Cash Support to Airlines Comes With Conditions

As Chinese airlines brace for another year in the red following the country's zero-Covid policy, the government will be doling out cash support to carriers for two months. However, airlines will have to be eligible for the subsidy.

China’s Cash Support to Airlines Comes With Conditions

Airline Weekly

Pilots Stressed About Soaring U.S. Airline Traffic, Tight Schedules

U.S. airlines are gearing up for a hot summer, adding flights ahead of strong anticipated demand. But hectic flying schedules, along with contract issues, have led some pilots to airport protests.

Pilots Stressed About Soaring U.S. Airline Traffic, Tight Schedules

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

Until now, artificial intelligence has mostly been hype. But AI is starting to save travel companies real money by making smarter predictions about events that impact operations.

Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

Coronavirus

India’s Covid Nightmare Leaves Its Travel Industry Reeling

India's devastating second wave of the pandemic is arresting the pace of the travel recovery, at least for the short-term. It's too early to tell if the shrinking industry will be able to cater to the vast pent-up demand once Covid is under control.

India’s Covid Nightmare Leaves Its Travel Industry Reeling

Airlines

U.S. Air Travel Peaks During Summer Vacation Season

It's always fun to see the conventional wisdom busted.

U.S. Air Travel Peaks During Summer Vacation Season

Airlines

Airports Still Await Takeoff of Air Traffic Control Privatization

Privatization of the U.S. air traffic control ought to make travel more efficient. But will there be enough funding? Will it be drawn from levies on flights rather than on passengers? Who will set the fees?

Airports Still Await Takeoff of Air Traffic Control Privatization

Airlines

Northern Thai Airports Cancel Flights Due To Lantern Risks

Northern Thailand will be teeming with mini hot air balloons from November 24 to November 26 for the country's Loy Kratong celebrations, in which the community sends off their bad luck into the sky, affecting nearby airports that have to cancel and reschedule flights during this three-day festival.

Northern Thai Airports Cancel Flights Due To Lantern Risks

Airlines

Study Shows U.S. Air Traffic Controllers Suffer From Chronic Fatigue

It's time for the nation to overhaul its air traffic control system to be in line with our current century. Or, failing that, at least the end of the last one.

Study Shows U.S. Air Traffic Controllers Suffer From Chronic Fatigue