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News: London City Airport expansion approved

Published 27 July 2016, 10:46

A £344m project to extend the facilities at London City Airport has been approved.

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News: Air travel demand grows more slowly in May

Published 13 July 2016, 09:38

IATA has released traffic numbers showing that the growth in demand for air travel slackened somewhat in May, with revenue passenger kilometers increasing by only 4.6% compared to last year, a somewhat lower increase than had been registered in the earlier months of the year.

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News: Frankfurt celebrates 80 years

Published 8 July 2016, 09:04

On July 8 1936 a Junkers Ju5/3m landed at Rhein Main Airport and Airship Station, an airfield that was to become today's Frankfurt Airport. It has since become one of the most important transport hubs in Europe.

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News: No More 747s at Sint Maarten

Published 7 July 2016, 09:30

Come October, KLM is switching its three-times weekly flight between Amsterdam and Sint Maarten from a Boeing 747-400 to an Airbus A330-200. This change means the iconic sight of a jumbo jet winging its way low over the sun-worshipers on Maho Beach will be a thing of the past later this year.

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News: US small communities awarded air services grants

Published 4 July 2016, 09:32

Following the receipt of bids from more than 30 communities in May (Airports of the World News, July-August 2016), the DOT has now allocated the $5m it has available to assist in the development of air services to small communities across the country under the Small Communities Air Services Development programme.

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News: Zhukovsky International Airport opens in Moscow

Published 24 June 2016, 10:14

Zhukovsky International Airport, built on the site of the aircraft testing facilities and the MAKS air show, has opened to commercial traffic.

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News: #Votemeairside competition at Heathrow

Published 23 June 2016, 08:45

Vote Me Airside! is a competition being run by Heathrow Airport that will enable a lucky winner to take a tour of the airport's normally inaccessible areas.

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News: San Francisco Terminal One redevelopment starts

Published 22 June 2016, 11:55

Work on a $2.4bn project that will completely redevelop Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport gets underway towards the end of this month.

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News: 737-900ER for Somon Air

Published 28 September 2011, 15:47

Boeing has delivered the first Next-Generation 737-900ER to Tajikistan-based carrier, Somon Air.

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