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  • Revolutionary Endless Runway turns heads at airports

    Scientists have come up with a solution to the growing need to expand airport capacity while reducing the impact on the environment – a circular, never-ending runway.

  • Where's the world's tallest control tower?

    All airports are equipped with a control tower to manage air traffic on the platform. But do you know where the highest tower is and how tall it is? Watch the video without comment to find out more. Read the answer in our article.

  • A Lamborghini guides planes in style at Bologna airport

    A Lamborghini Huracan acted as a Follow-Me car to guide planes on the ground at Italy’s Bologna airport last month. The 610 horsepower vehicle was specially customised for the occasion. Watch the video without comment. Read the article to find out more.

  • easyJet: controversial aftermath of diversion

    After two failed attempts to land in stormy weather at Toulouse airport on February 5th, an easyJet Airbus A320 diverted to Montpellier. The 180 passengers aboard had to make their own way back to Toulouse at their own expense, creating a controversy. Read the article to find out more.

  • Airlines flouting Trump’s executive order on immigration risk heavy fines

    In the aftermath of President Trump’s executive order on immigration, airlines must no longer allow travel to the USA of citizens from any of the seven countries named in his text. If they do, they risk heavy penalties. So what’s the cost?

  • What defines an international airport?

    The size of airport facilities, types of aircraft in operation or the number of runways are not the defining criteria for an international airport. There is only one. So what is it? That’s the question we asked you in the streets of Paris (watch the video). Read the article to find out.

  • Transport of firearms aboard aircraft: legislative loopholes

    A week after the tragic shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) refuses to comment on a change of the rules in force. Transport of firearms is still allowed, under certain conditions, not only in the United States but also in Europe.

  • First class freerunner jumps the queue

    Passengers often have to break into a sprint to catch a plane. But Jason Paul does it with class. In this extract, the German professional freerunner shows off his talent at Munich airport. Watch the video. Read the article.

  • Paris CDG airport opens futuristic Yotel

    Paris Charles de Gaulle airport has opened the first hotel uniquely accessible to passengers either in transit or with a departing international flight. Located at terminal 2E, the YotelAir’s 80 “cabins” range from 97 to 205 sq ft (9 to 19 m2), and are bookable by the hour.

  • Kalashnikovs On Sale in Moscow Airport

    The Russian military arms maker Kalashnikov has just opened a souvenir shop at Sheremetyevo International Airport near Moscow. Guns and assault weapons are on sale but these are, of course, replicas, however disturbingly realistic. This is an astounding decision. See the video (no commentary). Read the article.

  • Oktal develops an airside-driving simulator

    Oktal, a subsidiary of Sogeclair, have developed an airside driving simulator. This allows students learning to drive airside to get some practice without adding to traffic in the airside zones.

  • Fire breaks out on B777 Engine at Singapore Airport

    After an emergency landing at Singapore Airport, the right engine of a Singapore Airlines B777 burst in to flames. The incident was filmed from outside as well as from within the aircraft. There are no casualties. Watch the video. Read the article.

  • Istanbul airport attack provisional toll : 41 dead and 239 injured

    Last night, three suicide bombers fired into the crowd at Ataturk Airport in Turkey before blowing themselves up. After Belgium, last March, Turkey has now also been affected by bomb attacks at an airport.

  • Leo: Geneva airport’s little robot porter

    After RobbI, the humanoid guide in 2013, Geneva Airport has tested Leo, a new robot porter. With him, you can check-in your luggage, and then go directly to your boarding gate – all in record time.

  • Dubai Airport’s incessant growth

    Dubai International Airport has just inaugurated Concourse D, at an investment cost of $ 1.2 billion. Incorporating restaurants, lounges and 175 duty free shops, Hall D handles 350 flights daily.


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