Gulf Times - airport
Hong Kong police check for air tickets to stop new airport protests

Hong Kong police check for air tickets to stop new airport protests

Hong Kong police checked people travelling to the city's international airport for passports and air tickets on Saturday, preventing protesters gathering for another ‘stress test’ of road and rail links in the Chinese-ruled city.

Protesters trigger second day of Hong Kong airport chaos, hundreds of flights cancelled

Protesters trigger second day of Hong Kong airport chaos, hundreds of flights cancelled

Hundreds of flights were cancelled or suspended at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday as pro-democracy protesters staged a second day of hugely disruptive rallies ...

Philippines approves plan to build new Manila airport

Philippines approves plan to build new Manila airport

The Philippines on Wednesday approved a plan to build a new airport near Manila, in a bid to ease congestion with the capital's existing airport operating at full capacity.

Exploring Greece’s abandoned airport

Exploring Greece’s abandoned airport

An Olympic Airlines 747, once the proud flagship jet of an airline enjoyed by the likes of Hollywood actors, high-profile heads of state, and even Jackie Kennedy ...

India's beleaguered Jet Airways founder held at airport

India's beleaguered Jet Airways founder held at airport

Indian Immigration authorities on Saturday stopped former Jet Airways chief Naresh Goyal and his wife from travelling to London, an official said, months after the debt-laden company grounded its fleet.

HIA recognised as 'Best Airport for Passenger Experience' for second consecutive year

HIA recognised as 'Best Airport for Passenger Experience' for second consecutive year

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has been named the “Best Airport for Passenger Experience” for the second consecutive year in a study by ‘AirHelp’, the world’s leading air passenger rights specialist.

Four arrested for dramatic heist at Tirana airport

Four arrested for dramatic heist at Tirana airport

Four people have been arrested over the Hollywood-style theft of several million euros of cash on the tarmac of Tirana's airport, police said.

Day flights to resume at Libya capital's airport

Day flights to resume at Libya capital's airport

Day-time flights will resume at Tripoli's only functioning airport after it was closed to all but night-time traffic earlier this month for ‘security reasons’, Libyan airport authorities said Monday.

Battle rages for Libya's capital, airport bombed

Battle rages for Libya's capital, airport bombed

A warplane attacked Tripoli's only functioning airport on Monday as eastern forces advancing on Libya's capital disregarded global appeals for a truce in the latest of a cycle of warfare ...

Eight hurt in aborted take-off at London airport

Eight hurt in aborted take-off at London airport

Eight people suffered minor injuries during an aborted take-off at London Stansted Airport, causing flights to be suspended for around three hours.

London’s Gatwick Airport sold for $3.7bn to France’s Vinci

London’s Gatwick Airport sold for $3.7bn to France’s Vinci

Vinci SA agreed to acquire control of Gatwick Airport for £2.9bn ($3.7bn) as the French construction company jumped on the chance to add a major London hub to its aviation portfolio.

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

A man and a woman arrested over the drone disruption that brought Christmas getaway flights to a standstill at London's Gatwick Airport were released without charge on Sunday, police said.