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50 U.S. Airports Tack on $183 Million for Taxi Rides Home

50 U.S. Airports Tack on $183 Million for Taxi Rides Home

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

Airlines get a lot of grief for all the fees they charge. This story shows that a sliver of that ire could be directed at airports.

2 weeks ago

Trump Supports Privatizing Air Traffic Control in the U.S.

Trump Supports Privatizing Air Traffic Control in the U.S.

Jean Lowy, Associated Press

It looks like President Trump may take a cue from Canada and support privatizing air traffic control in the U.S.

2 weeks ago

After Years of Delays, UK Government Gives Go-Ahead For Heathrow Expansion… Again

After Years of Delays, UK Government Gives Go-Ahead For Heathrow Expansion… Again

Christopher Jasper and Thomas Penny, Bloomberg

The UK government's backing of Heathrow over Gatwick is only the first step. The same thing happened in 2003 and 2007. The airline industry should expect years of squabbling and judicial reviews to further hold up the process of building a new runway in the south east of England.

1 month ago

United Flight Attendants’ Contract Could Help the Airline Advance — Skift Business Traveler

United Flight Attendants’ Contract Could Help the Airline Advance — Skift Business Traveler

Grant Martin, Skift

The new flight attendants' contract at United, coupled with other steps CEO Oscar Munoz is taking, could finally enable United to make up some serious ground against its competitors.

4 months ago

London Mayor Talks Up Gatwick Airport Expansion in Wake of Brexit

London Mayor Talks Up Gatwick Airport Expansion in Wake of Brexit

Alex Morales and Thomas Penny, Bloomberg

The UK government still seems no closer to deciding where to build a new runway. How much longer can it keep delaying the choice?

4 months ago

Chicago O’Hare Airport Gets a Badly Needed Upgrade — Skift Business Traveler

Chicago O’Hare Airport Gets a Badly Needed Upgrade — Skift Business Traveler

Grant Martin, Skift

The planning for the expansion of the international terminal at Chicago O'Hare isn't slated to be completed before 2017 but at least change is under way.

5 months ago

Istanbul’s International Airport Shut as Possible Coup in Turkey Under Way

Istanbul’s International Airport Shut as Possible Coup in Turkey Under Way

Suzan Fraser , Associated Press

5 months ago

Small U.S. Airports Struggle to Attract New Service From Any Airline

Small U.S. Airports Struggle to Attract New Service From Any Airline

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Many small and medium sized airports are desperate for new flights. But big airlines tend to be skeptical, and rightly so. They sometimes struggle when adding new routes from smaller markets.

5 months ago

Are Airport Attacks Preventable? Not Always, Security Experts Say

Are Airport Attacks Preventable? Not Always, Security Experts Say

Paisley Dodds, Associated Press

Some travelers have unrealistic expectations about airport security. With so many people coming or going at airports worldwide, security forces may not be able to stop every attack.

5 months ago

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Reinventing the Modern Airport Experience

Reinventing the Modern Airport Experience

Sabre + Skift

With lengthy queues, redundant processes, and a lack of personalization, it's no surprise customers have no love for modern airports. It's time for airports to reexamine their approach to customer experience and start creating the airport of the future.

7 months ago

U.S. Airport Lines Grow as TSA and Congress Blame Each Other

U.S. Airport Lines Grow as TSA and Congress Blame Each Other

Alan Levin, Mary Schlangenstein, and Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Maybe the people in charge can stop pointing fingers and start finding solutions. The rest of us will be waiting.

7 months ago

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The Customer-First Approach to Creating the Airport of the Future

The Customer-First Approach to Creating the Airport of the Future

Sabre + Skift

Airports are starting to pay closer attention to customer experience, designing intelligent environments that are more connected, immersive and multi-sensory than ever before.

8 months ago