Just how crazy is the idea to shift commercial flights from the out-of-town airport to the in-town option? When the airport authority for Mobile, Alabama first reached out to the FAA the agency did not really believe the city was serious.
Touchless travel is top of mind for passengers today. Most developments on that front are for limited scenarios, such as just bag drop or just flight boarding gates. SITA and NEC want to change that through a new partnership launched today. The pair will integrate NEC’s I:Delight identity management platform with SITA Smart Path and SITA Flex to enable a secure walk-through travel experience from curb to aircraft.
We’ve seen airlines slash capacity. The skies are far less crowded than they were a couple months ago. Is it time now for more airports to consider similar moves?
American Airlines had big plans for its hub in Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Today the airline and the airport announced a deal that will see a new Terminal F constructed with up to 24 gates available for the carrier. The work is expected to start immediately with entry into service by 2025. The project is expected to cost between 3-3.5 billion dollars.
The Seattle metropolitan area joined the ranks of multi-airport cities this week. Or Everett and Snohomish County got their first airport. Either way you look at it, the new commercial passenger terminal at Paine Field is open for business and it is an absolutely spectacular facility. Nearly everything about the new airport makes for a great […]
Istanbul’s new airport is officially delayed. The yet-to-be-named facility was due to begin operations at the end of October; December is the new target. Still ahead of the new Berlin airport.
Reports out this week have Emirates and Etihad once again circling around a potential merger. The politics behind such a deal are interesting but the airport terminal issues are massive. And Hyperloop might be the answer, a solution just crazy enough that it could work.