Posts Tagged ‘airports’

Vacant jetways line the main pier of Berlin Brandenburg Airport. (Photo by Muns via wikimedia, CC-BY)

New Berlin Airport Faces More Delays, Won’t Open Before 2014

In a new embarrassment for the city, the opening of Berlin's new main airport has been postponed again after several previous delays.
by AFP

Early morning at HKG

Hong Kong Airport Again Breaks Its Own Single Day Flight Record

Hong Kong International Airport handled a single-day record of 1,081 incoming and outbound flights over the weekend.
by BNO News

A British Airways Boeing 777-300ER (G-STBF) pushes back from a gate at Heathrow. (Photo by Ken Iwelumo via wikimedia)

Chinese Government Buys Stake In London Heathrow Airport Operator

China Investment Corporation has purchased a 10 percent stake in the firm that owns London's Heathrow Airport for approximately $727 million.
by BNO News


Could this snazzy neon Budweiser sign soon welcome you at an airport near you? (Photo by Jeremy Brooks, CC BY-NC)

Want to Drink a Budweiser BNA? How About a Bud Light LAX?

Beer giant Anheuser-Busch has filed trademark applications for 42 airport codes, but it's not clear why.
by admin

Boeing 787-8 passes the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial on the River Visual approach to Reagan National Airport's Runway 19. (Photo by Boeing)

Fat Guy On a Little Runway: Boeing 787 Dreamliner Lands at Reagan National

Boeing's 787 Dream Tour made its way to an improbable destination on Monday -- Washington's Reagan National Airport -- a field that will almost certainly never see scheduled 787 service due to its size constraints.
by admin