Airports

I tried to take a laptop on a flight - here's what happened

Thousands of travelers were forced to put iPads, laptops and tablets into their checked luggage on Saturday as Britain’s ban on electronics on flights from six predominantly Muslim countries came into effect.<p>The new policy - introduced in response to intelligence that al-Qaeda is trying to plant …

Aviation

1956 DODGE 108E in Woodford NSW FOR SALE

One of a kind SHELL AVIATION VEHICLE. Still has SHELL writing on it. Was used at Sydney Airport. It's call sign was VJ2NS. It's a Dodge 108E pick up …

Autos (Australia)

Skytrax 评出了 2017 年度最佳机场,不出意外樟宜机场和日本还是大赢家

一年一度的 Skytrax 评奖又出炉了,这个来自英国的非盈利独立调查机构,每年颁出的奖项在机场、航空领域都颇有分量,称得上是衡量卓越性的全球标杆。当地时间 3 月 15 日下午,Skytrax 在阿姆斯特丹进行了颁奖典礼,颁出包括最佳机场,以及最清洁、员工服务最佳、最佳购物体验等类目的奖项。下面我 …

Airlines

Mumbai airport goes green: replaces water in urinals with ammonia-breaking bacteria

Mumbai’s Chhattrapati Shivaji International Airport recently adopted a method to reduce the use of water in its urinals and cleaning of floors. In …

Cops find drugs in shoe of cabbie hustling for fares at JFK

Police who busted a cabbie for illegally hustling for passengers outside Kennedy Airport found crack, heroin and pills in his shoes, officials said …

Addiction

8 Google Flights techniques to find better fares

Google Flights is one of the most powerful and fast ways to hone in on the cheapest options for flights.And while the default search is great, if you …

Heathrow

The US government's laptop ban is now in effect — here's what we know so far

The Department of Homeland Security's ban on large electronics is now officially in effect.<p>The ban, which was announced on Tuesday, forbids passengers from bringing any electronic devices larger than a cell phone into the cabin of certain flights to the US.<p>Airlines were sent scrambling for answers …

Airlines

Small Airports Could Get Hit Hard by Donald Trump's Budget

About 31,000 people live in Jamestown, New York. It sits between Buffalo and Pittsburgh, although it’s not particularly close to either. The city is …

John Legend's suitcase stolen!

Musician John Legend's suitcase got stolen at JFK airport in New York - but police quickly retrieved it.<p>The 38-year-old singer was almost left …

Airport Security

This Radical Redesign Could Be The Future Of Airports

Introducing the Endless Runway<p>Airports go to extensive, and sometimes eccentric, lengths to entice travellers. Take Singapore Changi’s butterfly …

Design

GVK Power sells 33% stake in BIAL for Rs2,202 crore

<b>New Delhi</b>: GVK Power & Infrastructure on Friday said that it has divested 33% stake in the Bangalore International Airport to FIH Mauritius and …

Markets

Will the air travel laptop ban stop terrorists?

Experts are divided about how effective the new plans will be. Airport security has always been reactive, they argue – and the methods we currently use are not necessarily the best for identifying terrorist threats<p>If you travel by air from certain countries – which happen to be Muslim-majority – to …

Airport Security

U.S. judge grants Singaporean blogger's asylum request | Reuters

By Timothy Mclaughlin<br>| CHICAGO<p>CHICAGO A U.S. immigration judge in Chicago on Friday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted …

Singapore

Nearly half of TSA PreCheck travelers say airport lines are still too long

TSA PreCheck was devised by the Transportation Security Administration to speed up airport screening for travelers who submit to a government background check in advance.<p>But a survey of nearly 2,500 North American travelers found that 45% of fliers who enrolled in TSA PreCheck still think the lines …

Business Travel

Another sad downgrade to the Delta Medallion program BOS-SFO & DCA-LAX no more upgrades! #KeepDescending worthy. - Renés Points

Welcome to a yet another #KeepDescending worthy change Delta is selling as a wiz-bang “enhancement”. Today Delta on the PR site announced in</i> …

Airlines

It's Only In Some Airports For Now, But The Laptop Ban Could Go Global

Major airlines affected by the ban on laptops and other electronic devices on US- and UK-bound flights have begun revealing how they'll and minimize the hassle for fliers.<p>Dubai-based Emirates, one of the world's biggest airlines, said it won't require passengers to pack their laptops and tablets …

News

Kona airport kicks of $75 million expansion project

A major overhaul at the Big Island's Kona airport is underway.<p>West Hawaii Today reports (http://bit.ly/2nU5cKg ) that airport officials and state …

Aviation

Earth Hour urges people, businesses, to douse lights, raise environmental awareness

Lights around the globe will be turned off on Saturday night as part of an annual grassroots movement to shine light on environmental issues.Millions …

Denver

US grants political asylum to Singapore teen blogger who was jailed for criticising government

Amos Yee, who has been in the custody of immigration officials since December last year, may be released as early as Monday.<p>An immigration judge in …

India

Man ODs, JetBlue Plane Returns to Gate at JFK

I’ve heard of planes returning to the gate for unruly passengers, mechanical issues and medical situations but never for a drug overdose…<p>The New York …

Aviation

LAX trains workers to provide 'gold standard' service for fliers

Los Angeles International Airport was recently ranked one of the 10 most improved airports in the world.<p>But SkyTrax, the air-transport industry research company that gave LAX that ranking, also listed the facility as the 86th best airport in the world, behind airports in Russia, South Korea, …

Business

50% bonus on Heathrow Rewards transfers to Virgin – sign-up promo worth 4,500 miles

Heathrow Rewards, the loyalty scheme for shopping at Heathrow, has launched <b>a 50% bonus on transfers to Virgin Flying Club</b>.<p>The offer is clearly …

Heathrow

Queens Man Charged with Stealing Singer John Legend's Luggage from JFK Airport

Celebrities are just like "ordinary people;" their stuff gets stolen, too.<p>Authorities tell NY1 that singer John Legend's carry-on bag was stolen …

New York City

U.S., U.K. begin electronics ban on flights from several Muslim-majority countries

Laptops and tablets among items not allowed in carry-on luggage<p>New travel restrictions on direct flights to Britain and the United States from …

Airlines

44 flights canceled at DIA due to powerful spring storm

A relatively small number of flights at Denver International Airport were canceled Friday morning due to a strong spring storm packing wind gusts …

Aviation

British Airways Starts Scanning Faces to Enable Faster Boarding - Bloomberg

British Airways is rolling out technology that will allow passengers to go through boarding gates at its main London Heathrow Airport hub using …

Airlines

And, Once Again, the World’s Best Airport Is…

Perhaps it’s time to consider Singapore’s Changi Airport the “New York Yankees of air travel.” How else could one spin the news that Lion City’s …

Travel

Delta's Expensive Investment at LAX - Live and Let's Fly

Traffic at LAX has grown 30% since 2011. Last year 81 million passengers flew through LA’s only international airport, far more than it was ever …

Airlines

Traveling to the US via Jet/Etihad: Read this advisory before you go.

The US ban on electronic items in the flight cabin is going to go live on 25 March 2017. This means, you cannot have your electronic devices, apart …

Airlines

While the public stews, Miami-Dade County Commissioners skip the airport security checkpoint

That’s us, commissioners. Feet bare. Belts removed. Pants drooping toward an unseemly revelation of old guy cleavage. We’re slouching our way down a …