Airports & Routes en KLIA2 repairs ‘reduce ponding and depressions’ in aprons <div class="node-body article-body">A new cement grouting procedure used at Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) airport has resulted in “a significant improvement in [the number and] incidence of soil depressions” with a concurrent reduction in standing water, or ponding, airport operator Malaysia Airport Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:45:00 +0000 218441 at Air Astana extends pan-Asia-Europe connections <div class="node-body article-body">Kazakhstan flag carrier Air Astana is aiming to boost its connecting traffic between Asia and Eastern Europe by up 24,000 passengers by the end of 2017, following the opening of a new Almaty-Teheran route earlier this month. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:34:00 +0000 218421 at Jazeera Airways wins approval for new terminal at Kuwait airport <div class="node-body article-body">Kuwait-based hybrid carrier Jazeera Airways has been granted approval by the emirate’s government for the necessary land on which to build a dedicated terminal at Kuwait International Airport.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:06:00 +0000 218121 at Jazeera Airways DOT proposes four US airlines for daytime slots at Tokyo Haneda <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Transportation (DOT) on July 20 gave tentative approval to American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines, and United Airlines as proposed final candidates for daytime service to Tokyo Haneda Airport. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Open Skies Daily News Wed, 20 Jul 2016 20:32:00 +0000 218011 at TSA: Newark to get 17 ‘automated’ screening lanes this fall <div class="node-body article-body">New York Newark International Airport (EWR) will become the sixth major US airport to have what the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is calling “automated” screening lanes installed.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:46:00 +0000 218001 at Report: Lufthansa seeks to buy routes from airberlin for Eurowings <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Group is in talks to potentially buy routes from German low-cost carrier (LCC) airberlin, according to a report by German financial newspaper Handelsblatt.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:11:00 +0000 217961 at <p>Lufthansa A321</p> Rob Finlayson Passenger Experience-July 19, 2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Passenger Experience-July 19, 2016</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IFE Daily News Airports & Routes Operations & Technology Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:09:00 +0000 217831 at Japanese LCC Vanilla Air launches Vietnam route <div class="node-body article-body">Japanese low-cost carrier (LCC) Vanilla Air has taken a major step in its effort to develop Taipei as a focus city, launching its first international one-stop flight beyond Taipei.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:00:00 +0000 217791 at <p>Vanilla Air A320</p> Rob Finlayson FAA ban on Turkish flights, although lifted, was puzzling <div class="node-body blog-body">I’m struggling to understand why the US initially imposed such a wide and lengthy ban on commercial flights to and from Turkey following Friday night’s failed coup.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Open Skies Regulation Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 18 Jul 2016 19:30:00 +0000 217711 at FAA lifts Turkey ban, allowing Turkish Airlines to resume US flights <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has lifted all restrictions on flights between the US and Turkey, enabling Turkish Airlines to resume flights to the US July 19.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Mon, 18 Jul 2016 19:07:00 +0000 217701 at <p>Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson