Istanbul Airport

Istanbul New Airport terminal construction 95 pct complete

The countdown for the opening of Istanbul’s third airport, known as Istanbul New Airport, has started. About 95 percent of the construction of the terminal building has been completed; elevators and escalators have been installed in some sections and installation of the facade and roof has commenced. The rough construction of the Air Traffic Control…
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Portland International Airport

The 10 Best U.S. Airports for a Stress-Free Trip

To help you smooth out the stress of air travel, MONEY analyzed 31 of the nation’s largest airports to pick the ones that offer the best, most drama-free destinations and layovers. Key factors included customer experience data from J.D. Power, on-time arrival rates, and ease of baggage pickup and security lines—as well as traveler amenities…
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Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

Local airports need millions in infrastructure funding

Airports across the U.S. need to invest billions of dollars on “much-needed” infrastructure projects in the next five years, including local hubs in Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus. It’s estimated that airports will need nearly $100 billion in the next five years to accommodate passenger and cargo growth and to rehabilitate aging facilities, according to a…
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London'a Heathrow Airport

Airbus Sees Heathrow Gridlock Spurring Sales of A380 Superjumbo

Congestion at major airports like London’s Heathrow may be good news for Airbus Group SE. The planemaker expects rising numbers of passengers at hub airports to spur sales of its A380 superjumbo jet, which has seen demand slow because its size limits service on most routes. “Demand will widen progressively” as carriers seek to make…
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O' Hare Airport

Despite cancellations, O’Hare leads in flights

Four days after a fire knocked a critical air-traffic facility in Aurora offline, O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday edged past the busiest U.S. airport in terms of total flights, according to federal aviation data. The data, obtained by the Tribune on Wednesday, provides the strongest sign yet that airline flights in Chicago have bounced back…
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Dubai Airport

Dubai to build world’s biggest airport

Dubai’s ruler has endorsed a $US32 billion ($A35 billion) expansion plan for the city’s second airport that aims to make it the world’s biggest, the emirate’s airport operator said in the latest sign that the Middle East’s brash commercial hub is determined to move on from its 2009 financial crisis. The approval sets in motion…
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Mexico's Futuristic Airport

Mexico unveils futuristic design for new $9 billion airport

Mexico’s government on Wednesday unveiled the winning design for a new, futuristic, spider-shaped airport for the capital that will ease delays and boost capacity at a cost of 120 billion pesos ($9.17 billion) (5.57 billion British pound) in public and private funding. British architect Norman Foster and Fernando Romero, a son-in-law of Mexican tycoon Carlos…
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