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Aviation Groups Warn of Dire Delays Due to 5G

Passenger and cargo operations at about 90 U.S. airports could be severely disrupted this week if 5G wireless networks are deployed as planned, airport and airline groups and unions warn. Meanwhile, the issue has pitted the aviation industry and its...

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Clear Buys Virtual Queuing Company Whyline

Clear, the airport screening and biometric identity company, said on January 4 it had bought Whyline, a seller of virtual queuing and appointment systems. The companies didn’t disclose the value of the all-cash purchase. Whyline, based in Argentina, brings to Clear...

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New York Moves on $11 Billion JFK Expansion

Los Angeles International Airport is moving forward with the eight-gate Midfield Satellite Concourse South, or MSC South — a short-term solution to add gates and reduce the number of flights where passengers must use a bus at the airport. Work...

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Much Ado About Denver

United Airlines is trying something new in Denver. With a rebuilt eastern extension of Concourse B — United's home at the airport — set to open early in 2022, the facility will stretch 4,346 feet — or nearly a mile...

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U.S. Airports Prep For Federal Infusion

“Infrastructure week,” the Trump administration tagline that became a standing joke for the lack of action in national political circles, has finally arrived. The Biden administration secured its first big non-pandemic legislative win with the passage of the more than...

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Airlines Resume New York Flights as Slot Waivers End

Following recent announcements from Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, anyone outside of the airline industry could be excused for thinking the travel recovery is roaring forward, with road warriors flocking back to planes. As those carriers put it, they...

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Lounges Are Coming Back

Discounter EasyJet and legacy United Airlines both opened new passenger lounges last week. For the former, it was its first foray into the category with a new The Gateway by EasyJet lounge at London Gatwick, its largest base. On the...

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United, Dulles Airport Talk Overdue Concourse Upgrades

United Airlines and the operator of Washington Dulles International Airport are in talks over a potential multi-billion dollar upgrade that could see the airport’s widely derided Concourse C/D finally replaced. The project, which Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) CEO Jack...

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LAX Approves New Terminal, Concourse for 2028 Olympics

Los Angeles International Airport's board has approved a $6 billion expansion plan that would allow the U.S.'s second-busiest airport to catch up with passenger growth and prepare it for 2028 Olympic Games. The Airfield and Terminal Modernization Project at LAX...

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U.S. Airlines Must Fly Domestic Slots

The good news is that the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) is extending slot waivers until March 26, 2022 for international flights. The bad news? The agency is considering ending the waivers for domestic flights. The waivers went into effect in...

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LAX Nears Olympics Expansion Plan

The dreams of a new terminal west of Sepulveda Boulevard are finally coming true at Los Angeles International Airport. Operator Los Angeles World Airports is set to add Terminal 9, located across the boulevard from the airport's terminal horseshoe, at...

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LaGuardia Train a Go

EasyJet and the operator of Berlin's Brandenburg Airport have reached a deal for a new maintenance hangar. Work on the new hangar, which will service EasyJet's European fleet, is scheduled to start this autumn with operations set to begin in...

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