LAX Ranked Fifth in the World Among Mega Airports for On-Time Flight Performance in 2018

LAX Ranked Fifth in the World Among Mega Airports for On-Time Flight Performance in 2018

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced that Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was ranked fifth in the world and third in the United States by OAG for on-time flight performance among Mega airports with more than 30 million departing scheduled...
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South African Airways suspends Blantyre services on safety findings

South African Airways suspends Blantyre services on safety findings

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Germany bans Mahan Air flights

Germany bans Mahan Air flights

Germany has halted flights by Iranian airline Mahan Air into its airports. The Iranian carrier operates services from Tehran to Duesseldorf and Munich, but Germany’s foreign ministry announced Jan. 21 that a ban would take effect immediately. The US placed.....
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Continued growth in passenger traffic, but freight falls & risks keep rising

Continued growth in passenger traffic, but freight falls & risks keep rising

European airport trade association ACI Europe releases its traffic report for November 2018, during which average passenger traffic in geographical Europe grew by +6.4% compared with the same month last year – a similar rate to the previous month (+6.5%). ...
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FAA may delay air-traffic projects as US shutdown continues

FAA may delay air-traffic projects as US shutdown continues

The partial shutdown at FAA is likely to delay several major airspace-modernization and safety initiatives, including implementation of new approach procedures at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and the roll-out of taxiway-landing warning syste...
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No-Show TSA Agents Increase, Screening Checkpoints Closed

No-Show TSA Agents Increase, Screening Checkpoints Closed

Travelers are seeing longer lines, closed screening checkpoints and fewer TSA agents at airports around the country as the government shutdown drags into its fourth week with no end in sight. The Transportation Security Administration reported a national absen...
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The European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves 620DV for Use in Airports

The European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves 620DV for Use in Airports

Rapiscan Systems receives additional approval of enhanced explosive detection capability for cabin baggage screening solution. The 620DV is a high throughput carry-on baggage screening solution, currently used as a part of airport security infrastructures arou...
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Solar Trees and Canopy Take Root at Palm Beach International Airport

Solar Trees and Canopy Take Root at Palm Beach International Airport

Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) have partnered to add new innovative solar arrays that will promote sustainability to millions of travelers, while harnessing the power of the sun. The FPL SolarNow program make...
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TSA continues to dispute reports of longer security wait time

TSA continues to dispute reports of longer security wait time

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) pushed back again on Jan. 9 against reports that the ongoing partial federal government shutdown has led to increased wait-times at airports, saying that call outs and resignations have so far had a “mi...
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Japanese Airports and Airlines Prominent in On-Time Rankings

Japanese Airports and Airlines Prominent in On-Time Rankings

Japanese airports ranked first, second, and fourth among large airports globally for on-time departures in 2018 and the nation’s two biggest carriers came first and third among the world’s large airlines for on-time arrivals, according to an analysis of 20...
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