Panama considers introducing a connecting passenger tax, but there is resistance from air transport organisations and it could put its hub status ‘at risk’

IATA’s regional VP for the Americas, has called on Panama’s Government to reconsider a proposed bill introducing a connecting passenger tax, stating the tax “will…..

Virgin Atlantic unveils plans to transform competition at a future expanded Heathrow airport and end IAG’s ‘stranglehold’ at the London hub

UK carrier Virgin Atlantic has released details of its planned long haul and new short haul route network, as it calls for an end to…..

LAX in Los Angeles is the US’s ‘most innovative large-hub airport’, but that accolade isn’t a new thing: the hub has a history of innovation

The American Association of Airport Executives has selected Los Angeles International (LAX) as the recipient of its 2019 award as the country’s most innovative large-hub…..

Copenhagen airport has lofty long-haul ambitions and is not afraid to steal long haul routes from rivals to feed its own hub

Copenhagen Airports’ CEO Thomas Woldbye recently said the company aims to attract “even more long haul routes” to draw passengers from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany,…..

Heathrow set for new heights – hub on-track to top 81 million annual passengers buoyed by growing North American traffic and African connectivity

Latest performance metrics from London Heathrow suggest that the UK’s largest hub and still one of the world’s largest international airports, will see growth again…..

Is Singapore’s Changi clawing back some of its lost advantage over Dubai International?

In the latter decades of the 1900s if you were travelling between Europe and Southeast Asia or Australasia you would probably use one of the…..

It may continue to be capacity constrained, but London Heathrow still retains world’s most internationally connected airport title

How many new airport runways have been built across the world since it was first identified that London – and especially Heathrow Airport – was…..

British Airways outlines new services to support connecting passengers at London Heathrow

British Airways (BA) is working to ease connections for its passengers at London Heathrow through a range of initiatives and services. These include the adoption…..

London Heathrow’s controversial third runway is cleared for take-off by British MPs… but the big question is will it actually get off the ground?

It has taken a long time coming – many decades in fact – but London’s largest airport and one of the world’s main international gateways,…..

New Heathrow Western Hub development proposal from Arora Group plans single campus to handle 85 million passengers per annum

The Arora Group has unveiled plans for new terminal buildings at London Heathrow Airport, as part of its bid to undertake development of Heathrow’s expansion……

Schiphol Airport claims to have the highest percentage of LCC operations of the European hubs, but is it true?

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ President and CEO Peter Elbers stated recently that Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) now has the highest percentage of LCCs out of…..