Future of airport security on show in London  BBC News

A shoe scanner that works on passengers queuing at airport security is on show in London.


Heathrow: Man charged with flying drone near airport  BBC News

George Rusu is accused of using a drone on a field near the runway days after a scare at Gatwick.


Heathrow airport: Drone sighting halts departures  BBC News

Departures at Heathrow were temporarily stopped after a drone was reported to have been sighted. Flights from the west London airport resumed about an hour ...


Drone came within 20 metres of Airbus A380 approaching Heathrow, investigation reveals  Evening Standard

A drone came within 20 metres of an Airbus A380 as it approached Heathrow Airport last year. The incident, which has been investigated by the UK Airprox ...


British police scramble for clues in London airport drone chaos  Channel NewsAsia

LONDON: British police scrambled for answers on Sunday (Dec 23) after releasing their only suspects in the London Gatwick Airport drone mystery ...


Gatwick airport drones disruption wasn't all for nothing, UK police insist  CNN

London (CNN) British police are carrying out a forensic examination of a damaged drone that was found near London's Gatwick Airport, as they investigate the ...


London’s Gatwick Airport Sold for $3.7 Billion to Vinci  Bloomberg

Vinci SA agreed to acquire control of Gatwick Airport for 2.9 billion pounds ($3.7 billion) as the French construction company jumped on the chance to add a ...


London airport calls in detection firms following drone incursion  The Mercury

Drone detection companies have been called to the UK's busiest airport for a series of meetings. On Tuesday a drone was spotted at Heathrow Airport, west of ...


Man arrested at Luton airport for ‘Syria-related terror offences’  Evening Standard

A man has been arrested at a London airport on suspicion of “Syria-related terrorism offences”, police said. Officers arrested a 32-year-old man at Luton Airport ...


The art of naming airports  The Independent

You may not know Louisville, Kentucky. It is one of those cities that make a fleeting appearance on the inflight sky map between New York and Dallas or ...


Lionel Richie's son cautioned at Heathrow for 'battery and bomb hoax'  Metro.co.uk

Lionel Richie's 24-year-old model son Miles has reportedly got off with a caution after an incident at London's Heathrow Airport. Miles Brockman Richie was ...


Healthy 2018 traffic growth at Frankfurt, Edinburgh and London Luton  Airport World Online

A number of European airports hit all-time traffic highs in 2018, some of the biggest upturns in traffic reported to date happening at Frankfurt (7.8%), Edinburgh ...


Federal shutdown doesn't affect Groton-New London Airport  theday.com

The Connecticut Airport Authority said the partial government shutdown is not having an impact on Groton-New London Airport, one of the state's five.


Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe  Arabnews

LONDON: A man and a woman arrested over the drone disruption that brought Christmas getaway flights to a standstill at London Gatwick Airport were released ...


Man arrested at Luton Airport on suspicion of terror offences  The Independent

A man suspected of fighting in Syria has been arrested on his return to the UK. The 32-year-old suspect was detained at Luton Airport on Thursday evening.


Two people arrested after drones shut down London airport  680 News

Gatwick airport was back in operation Saturday after British officials arrested a man and woman who they say were flying unauthorized drones near the airport.


Citing staff, security checkpoint closed at Maryland airport  The London Free Press

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport says it expects “minimal, if any” problems for passengers since a security checkpoint closed ...


Gatwick drone inquiry: 93 'credible sightings'  Sky News

Sussex Police appear no closer to solving the mystery of an incident that ruined the travel plans of more than 140000 people.


Jackson Hole Airport experiences record-breaking year  The London Free Press

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Jackson Hole Airport in western Wyoming had its busiest year on record with about 391000 people boarding commercial flights.


Tottenham fan leads teasing of Chelsea with Gonzalo Higuain airport tweet  Express

CHELSEA fans are desperate for news about Gonzalo Higuain - and a Tottenham fan has teased the striker's arrival with an excellent tweet.


Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge opens at St John's airport  Business Traveller

St John's International Airport in Canada's northeastern province of Newfoundland and Labrador is home to Air Canada's newest Maple Leaf lounge. Located in ...


Aviation industry criticises EU plan to cap flights after Brexit  Financial Times

The aviation industry has warned the EU that its proposed regulation to ensure aeroplanes keep flying after a no-deal Brexit represents “a huge step backwards ...


Manchester Airport has been named the best in the UK for the fifth year running  Manchester Evening News

Manchester Airport has been named the UK's best airport for a fifth year running. It picked up the accolade at the Globe Awards hosted by Travel Weekly, beating ...


I tried Uber’s luxurious London competitor Wheely, and it made me think it's possible for money to buy happiness  INSIDER

The ride would have been cheaper in an UberX, but more expensive in an UberExec.


More passengers ‘shun public transport and use cars or cabs to get to airports’  Evening Standard

Airline passengers are more likely to travel by car or cab to catch flights from Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton than they were seven years ago, in a trend described ...


Gatwick drones: December sightings were in critical areas  BBC News

Some of the sightings of drones at Gatwick Airport before Christmas were in, or close to, takeoff and landing zones, the BBC understands. Their appearance in ...


London Heathrow Airport welcomed 80 million passengers flow in 2018  Airport Technology

London Heathrow Airport travelled managed a record 80.1 million passengers in 2018, an increase of 2.7% compared to the same period last year.


Activists stage die-in at Bristol Airport  Bristol Live

The Grim Reaper is expected to make an appearance.


Newcastle launches London City Airport route with Flybe  ITCM

Commuters from the north-east of England will be able to reach the heart of London and its transport connections with ease from Monday 7 January, which sees ...


These Are Europe’s Busiest Airports  Bloomberg

London Heathrow airport held onto its status as Europe's busiest hub last year with a pack of four challengers almost neck-and-neck in the competition for ...


Gatwick drone chaos: Airport 'drone drill' planned  BBC News

An airport 'drone drill' will take place later this year to try to improve responses to future threats after the Gatwick paralysis last month. The plan was revealed in a ...


Why almost 50 people 'died' at once at Bristol Airport  Bristol Post

Dozens of climate change campaigners staged a dramatic die-in at Bristol Airport yesterday (January 18). The action aimed to raise awareness of the airport's ...


Sixth terminal in sights as DFW earns Airport of the Year title  WFAA.com

DFW is experiencing its fastest growth in more than a decade.


City Airport targets 'stellar' retail brands at new terminal  TRBusiness

London City Airport (LCY) says a £500m ($644m) investment into its new terminal will deliver ample space and opportunity to raise the travel retail experience.


New airport in the region of Murcia inaugurated by the King of Spain  International Airport Review

With an expected 3000 passengers in it's very first day, the new airport in Murcia will begin operations with 12 European routes.


Chaos at Stansted airport after lorry and motorbike crash closes M11  Daily Mail

A motorcyclist died today in a hit-and-run crash on a motorway which caused five-hour delays for passengers heading to and from London Stansted Airport.


How Prince Philip has enjoyed getting behind the wheel of cars, tanks, motorbikes and a BUS  Daily Mail

Despite his shock car crash last night, royal watchers would not have been too surprised to see the Duke of Edinburgh behind the wheel - particularly at the ...


Gatwick drones: Airport reopens after three days of flight delays cause Christmas travel chaos  The Independent

Gatwick Airport's nightmare before Christmas appears to be coming to an end. After three days in which flights were severely disrupted by unauthorised drone ...


Naumi Auckland Airport Hotel appoints new General Manager  The Hotel Conversation

The hotel opened in February this year, joining Naumi's flagship property Naumi Singapore as the second hotel in the award-winning group. Naumi Auckland ...


Head for Auckland city centre to airport light rail project announced  Radio New Zealand

Carl Devlin has been announced as the new head of Auckland's light rail development project.


Stansted Airport based private jet firm faces ruin | Suffolk and Essex Business News  East Anglian Daily Times

Liquidators have been appointed to dissolve a company describing itself as “London's one-stop shop for anything that a private jet needs”, one of whose ...


New aviation program brings different approach to education  The London Free Press

What if your kids could earn all the high school credits they need for a semester while at the same time giving free rein to their passion for planes and aircraft ...


Why British Airways Should Order The Airbus A220  Simple Flying

The A220 has proved to be a huge hit for Airbus. In fact, it has been selling really well. In fact, just this year we've already seen over 130 new A220s ordered by ...


Fyre Festival: What happened? People who bought tickets tell their stories  Evening Standard

When promotions for Fyre Festival first appeared on Instagram feeds in December of 2016 - showing Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Hailey Baldwin frolicking ...


Mount Etna eruptions: Catania airport reopens a day after ash cloud forces its closure  Evening Standard

Italy's Catania airport has resumed full operations a day after an ash cloud from Mount Etna's latest eruption in eastern Sicily forced it to shut down. Before dawn ...


Stansted hoping to lure long-distance operators  The Irish Times

London airport offers to manage transfers between airlines.


Can Ramon Airport breathe new life into Eilat?  Globes

The new airport offers exemptions from landing fees and Israeli government subsidies per passenger.


Gatwick Fiasco Puts Anti-Drone Technology Under The Radar  Forbes

A small number of cutting-edge technology companies are making effective anti-drone equipment. Outside the military, however, their application is largely ...


Ryanair plane de-iced with buckets of water at Italian airport  Stuff.co.nz

The plane was due to be heading to London's Stansted airport from Italy when it had to be de-iced.


DFW International was just named global airport of the year. Here's why  Dallas News

As it prepares for a record year of growth in 2019, DFW International Airport was recognized as the global airport of the year Thursday by a...


For IndiGo, no evenings in Paris, no nights in London  Economic Times

IndiGo has for now stalled its co-founder Rakesh Gangwal's ambitious plans to fly low cost long haul flights to Europe, as costs mount and margins are squeezed ...


Airports, customs, trade: Europe preps for a chaotic Brexit  The London Free Press

PARIS — One by one, European Union nations are spending millions, hiring thousands of workers and issuing emergency decrees to cope with the increasingly ...


Russia tells Israel attacks on Damascus airport must cease: report  i24NEWS

Attacks on and around Damascus airport will not be tolerated, Russian officials have told Israelis, according to a report published in London-based ...


On location: Hennessy celebrates A Joyous Reunion with world-exclusive pop-up at Changi Airport - The Moodie Davitt Report  The Moodie Davitt Report

SINGAPORE. To celebrate Chinese New Year, Moët Hennessy has partnered with DFS Group and Changi Airport Group in a travel retail-exclusive pop-up at ...


Indulge in a seaweed bath on the west coast of Ireland  Evening Standard

At first glance, it seems far from appealing. The bathtub is filled with murky, vaguely orange water and thick tangles of seaweed. If you're the kind of person who ...


No post-Brexit risk to flights, says Aer Lingus chief  The Irish Times

Airline's new brand features mainly white livery but keeps shamrock.


O’Hare expansion: Five designs compete for $8.5B prize  Curbed Chicago

After months of speculation and mounting anticipation, the high-stakes international design competition to reimagine Chicago's O'Hare International Airport ...


Drunken TCU student locked up for going berserk on London-Dallas flight after girl dumped him  Dallas News

A TCU student whose drunken misbehavior caused a trans-Atlantic flight to Dallas to return to London was sentenced this week to six months behind...


Palm Springs history: Flying and flyers, airports and the army  The Desert Sun

Aviation in the Coachella Valley was the domain of well-to-do leisure travelers and sportsmen in the 1920s and 30s.


'I didn't feel safe': NBA star Enes Kanter skips London game over Turkey assassination fears  CBC.ca

A day after Turkish prosecutors issued an international warrant for his arrest, NBA star Enes Kanter skipped a game in London, citing fears he could be killed by ...


London's Gatwick airport suspends all flights after 'multiple' reports of drones  The Register

Updated No flights have arrived or left London's Gatwick Airport since just before 21:00 UTC last night after drones were apparently spotted over the airspace.


Passengers fume as Qantas Perth to London flight QF9 cancelled  The West Australian

Passengers on Qantas' non-stop Perth to London route face long delays after the flight was cancelled last night. Flight QF9 was due to depart Perth International ...


This Is What The 'New' London City Airport Will Look Like  Londonist

Love London transport? Join us in the Londonist Roundel Ramblings Facebook group for a spot of geeky fun. View of London City Airport exterior c.2022 ...


Delhi HC sets aside arbitral award in favour of Reliance subsidiary over Airport Express metro line  Livemint

The arbitral tribunal in its May 2017 award had accepted DAMEPL's claim that the running of operations on the line was not viable due to structural defects in the ...


How To Use Stopovers And Open Jaws To Save On Travel  Forbes

We all want to maximize our return on investment when it comes to airline miles. After all, the farther you can stretch those hard-earned miles, the more ...


London's Tulip skyscraper worries airport  CNN

Ambitious plans for the construction of the Tulip, a new skyscraper in the British capitals, have worried air traffic control.


London's Worst Airport Has Been Announced  Londonist

Aviation is a true modern miracle but, when it comes to airports, they're rarely brilliant. But not all airports are created equal. At least, that's what The Original ...


Luton Airport 'UK's worst airport' for third year  BBC News

It is criticised for "disastrous customer *service*" and passport control queues in a Which? survey.


Mangrove patches deserve greater recognition no matter the size  EurekAlert

Governments must provide stronger protection for crucial small mangrove patches, is the call led by scientists at international conservation charity ZSL ...


Luton is officially the best airport in London  Evening Standard

In quite frankly shocking news, Luton has been named the best airport in London by a new study. The study by The Original Tour, analysed open data from all ...


Where to Eat at Heathrow Airport  Eater London

Transit sucks, but the food at London's biggest airport is better than expected.


London Airport Doesn't Want Rotating Tourist Pods in the Sky  Gizmodo UK

London's City Airport has come out with a potentially disastrous objection against the plan to build a massive observation platform in the city complete with ...


Heathrow cancellations: More chaos at London airport as British Airways is forced to ground flights over IT problems  Evening Standard

British Airways has been forced to halt a number of short haul flights at Heathrow Airport after an IT system failure. The cancellations come after the same ...


Why Aren't London's Airports Actually In London?  Londonist

City, Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Southend, Stansted. All of them are officially classified as international 'London' airports. But only two of them are inside ...


Off-the-Grid London Community Is Protesting Heathrow Airport's Third Runway  National Geographic

On the site of Heathrow's planned third runway, these protesters have built a sustainable, environmentally conscious community.


Bucherer considers Blue Editions showcase at London Airport following Zurich success  WatchPro

Bucherer is showcasing its entire line up of Blue Editions at a pop-up presentation in Zurich Airport and is making plans to bring the same concept to a London ...


The Latest: No sign drones at London airport terror-related | Boston 25 News  Boston 25 News

6:45 p.m.. The chief executive of London's Gatwick Airport says the drone intrusion that shut the airport was "highly targeted" and designed to cause "maximum ...


London City Airport setting sights on Airbus passenger plane that's part-made in Northern Ireland  Belfast Telegraph

A director at London City Airport has said it hopes to certify the passenger plane A220-300, the wings of which are made in east Belfast by Bombardier, for flights ...


In pictures: the history of London’s Heathrow Airport  BBC History Magazine

An airfield was built on the site we now know as London's Heathrow Airport in 1929, in the village of Heath Row in Harmondsworth, but it was not until the ...


Flying rogue: Feds unveil new drone rules, but how difficult will they be to enforce?  Global News

Flying a drone in Canada is about to come with more red tape, as the feds announced tighter restrictions on Wednesday in order to create safer airspace.


Stansted 15: Activists who stopped deportation flight found guilty of 'endangering' airport  The Independent

A group of activists who stopped a deportation flight leaving Stansted Airport have been convicted of disrupting flights and “endangering an aerodrome”.


Bomb scare prompts security operation at London airport  RT

A “suspicious package” discovered at a check-in desk at Terminal 4 of Heathrow Airport in London sparked a police operation that saw armed officers sealing off ...


Where to Eat at Gatwick Airport  Eater London

Gatwick airport is a favourite of budget-conscious travellers flying to and from London — while points against include distance from central London and that ...


Revealed: London airport tops list of worst in the UK for flight delays  Evening Standard

London Luton has been named and shamed as the worst airport in the UK for punctuality, with passengers enduring the longest flight delays in the country.


London's Gatwick Airport flies back to the future as screens fail  The Register

Updated London Gatwick Airport's shiny new cloud-based flight information display system had a hard landing this morning as its vision of the future was ...


London City airport’s £480m expansion is overdue  Financial Times

It's not just the easy transport that makes the airport in east London so likeable.


Dozens of flights at London City, Gatwick and Heathrow airports cancelled due to heavy fog  The Independent

Fog has wrecked the travel plans of thousands of airline passengers to and from London's airports. On the busiest day of the week for air travel, London City ...


Video | Divers search for WWII bombs at London City Airport expansion site  New Civil Engineer

The largest inshore diving project is underway at the site of London City Airport's expansion.


Luton Airport unveils £160m expansion  BBC News

A three-year £160m transformation of London Luton Airport (LLA) is being officially opened. The airport said the upgrade was the "biggest" in its 80-year history ...


Girl with allergy dies after Heathrow Pret baguette  BBC News

A girl with a severe sesame allergy died after eating an airport Pret a Manger baguette, which did not list the ingredients. Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, ...


Heathrow Airport: Cabinet approves new runway plan  BBC News

Ministers have described their backing for a new runway at Heathrow Airport as a "historic moment" for the UK. The cabinet signed off the plans after they were ...


The irresistible rise of Southend, the 'best' airport in London  The Telegraph

The reaction from my friends when I suggested kicking off a week of cycling in northern Italy with a flight from Southend was a curious combination of fear and ...


New video shows scale of London City Airport development project  Airport World Online

A new video from London City Airport published today illustrates the scale of the engineering project now underway in King George V Dock, as the £480 million ...


Deloitte Digital experiments with eye-tracking DOOH at London City Airport  CampaignLive

Deloitte Digital, in a collaboration with Market Gravity, has implemented digital out-of-home ads at London City Airport with gaze-tracking technology to measure ...


Mesmerising video shows the crowded skies above London's airports during the busiest summer on record  The Telegraph

A rise in the number of low-cost flights using Luton and Stansted airports has helped push the skies above London to capacity and seen the country's airspace ...


Cornwall Airport Newquay secures key London Heathrow hub link  anna.aero

Flybe to launch a new four times daily domestic connection between Cornwall Airport Newquay and London Heathrow from 31 March 2019.


London Luton Airport opens US$200m terminal expansion  Passenger Terminal Today

London Luton Airport (LLA) has officially opened its newly upgraded terminal, marking the culmination of LLA's three-year transformation project. The £160m ...


New daily flights from Newcastle International Airport to London launching next year  Chronicle Live

Eastern Airways, a partner of Flybe, is offering new daily services to London City Airport from January 2019, with prices starting at just £80 a ticket.


Heathrow Airport: Soon You'll Be Able To Check In And Board Without Having To Talk To Anyone  Londonist

Supermarkets have already heralded the end of the human assistant. Now the airports are at it. Heathrow Airport has announced the launch of a £50m ...


London airport reopens after drones sow chaos  The Daily Star

London's Gatwick Airport reopened yesterday for a limited number of flights, after mysterious drone sightings caused chaos that left tens of thousands of ...