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HIA in race for 'World’s Best Airport' award in 2018

HIA in race for 'World’s Best Airport' award in 2018

Chief operating officer engineer Badr Mohamed al-Meer noted that HIA’s investment in cutting-edge technology, hospitality and retail offerings contributed to creating a passenger experience that is iconic.

New cyber attacks hit airport, metro in Ukraine

New cyber attacks hit airport, metro in Ukraine

Ukraine was the chief victim of a major cyber attack earlier this year, and the government had warned on October 13 that another strike might be coming.

Australia to tighten airport security further after foiled attack

Australia to tighten airport security further after foiled attack

Australia will introduce random searches of workers entering and inside its airports as it increases security after a recent foiled terrorism plot, officials said.

Thief in a suitcase robs bus baggage in Paris

Thief in a suitcase robs bus baggage in Paris

An eagle-eyed driver has been credited with helping crack the case last week after he spotted a suspicious suitcase being loaded onto his bus as he prepared to drive from Paris to the airport.

Airport closed in central Philippines after runway accident

Airport closed in central Philippines after runway accident

A Philippine plane carrying more than 180 passengers veered off the runway in Iloilo City in the central Philippines causing the closure of airport operations on Saturday.

Fire breaks out near passenger jet at Hong Kong airport

Fire breaks out near passenger jet at Hong Kong airport

Photos on social media showed the fire blazing, with black smoke rising near the belly of the plane in between the right wing and tail wing.

Kim Jong Nam murder trial: women to plead not guilty

Kim Jong Nam murder trial: women to plead not guilty

Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, from Vietnam, are charged with murdering Kim Jong Nam at the airport on February 13 by smearing his face with VX, a chemical.

Philippines demands millions in 'unpaid' fees from flag carrier

Philippines demands millions in 'unpaid' fees from flag carrier

Philippine Airlines (PAL) owes 7.3bn pesos ($142mn) in landing, navigational and other fees, according to the government, which says some of the charges date back years.

Panel falls from aircraft, smashes into car in Japan

Panel falls from aircraft, smashes into car in Japan

No one was injured but aviation authorities will send safety inspectors to the western city of Osaka to investigate, said national broadcaster NHK.

Malaysia seizes nearly $1 mn in trafficked wildlife at airport

Malaysia seizes nearly $1 mn in trafficked wildlife at airport

Malaysian authorities seized trafficked ivory tusks and pangolin scales worth nearly $1 million over the weekend, airport customs officials said on Wednesday ...

Floods kill 120 in Gujarat, with industry, cotton hit

Floods kill 120 in Gujarat, with industry, cotton hit

Widespread flooding in India's western industrial state of Gujarat has killed more than 120 people and paralysed infrastructure, officials said on Friday, with tens of thousands of cotton farmers also suffering heavy damage.

Gunman torches Philippine casino, killing at least 36

Gunman torches Philippine casino, killing at least 36

A gunman burst into a casino in the Philippine capital Manila on Friday, firing shots, setting gaming tables alight and killing at least 36 people, all suffocating in thick smoke, in what officials believe was a botched robbery.