More and more airports running out of space

In the U.S., only New York JFK is currently a Level 3 slot-coordinated airport. Photo Credit: David Tran Photo/Shutterstock IATA is sounding alarm bells about the growth in the number of airports worldwide that have reached their capacity for arriving and departing flights. This summer, 204 airports worldwide are designated as Level 3 slot-coordinated facilities,…

[Indonesia] Surabaya airport named Southeast Asia’s most punctual airport, again

UK-based air travel intelligence company OAG has named Juanda airport in Surabaya as he most on-time airport in Southeast Asia in May 2018. (Shutterstock/structuresxx) Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, held its status as the most punctual airport in Southeast Asia in May. According to UK-based air travel intelligence company OAG, the airport served…

[Philippines] Manila airport authority denies return of bullet planting scam

Manila’s NAIA, flanked by pictures of the bullet allegedly found in a passenger’s baggage of Friday. Bosses at Manila’s airport have denied that the infamous ‘tanim-bala’ bullet planting scam has made an unwelcome return.  The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said today that there had been “no irregularity” in the actions of airport personnel at…

[Indonesia] Emirates touches down in Bali

DUBAI, 18 June 2018: Emirates has launched a new daily service from Dubai to Auckland with a stop in Bali, reflecting increased interest in the attractive Indonesian island destination and improving connectivity to New Zealand. The new service offers global travellers a total of three daily services to New Zealand, complementing Emirates’ existing non-stop daily…