HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong was bracing on Sunday for Typhoon Roke with winds reaching 73 kmh (45 mph), forcing authorities to shut some services and events in the Asian financial hub, though the city's international airport continued operating as usual.
Kai Tak International Airport operated in Hong Kong from 1925 to 1998. It was an unusual airport even for the small planes of 1925, built inside a bowl surrounded by mountains. The city grew up around the airport until it was ringed by skyscrapers as well as mountains. Show More Summary
American Idol winner Scotty McCreery had some gun trouble recently. The popular performer was cited on July 13 at Raleigh Durham International Airport for having a loaded handgun. Authorities told local media organizations that they found a loaded 9 millimeter handgun in McCreery’s backpack at a security checkpoint. Show More Summary
Greetings from an undisclosed location, where I’m currently undergoing facial reconstructive surgery. What started as a bit of fun, offering to exchange my seat with readers of the site, to anyone who recognized me in an airport, hoping to attract a few new readers has… well…. Show More Summary
If you have been stuck waiting for a flight at Los Angeles International Airport lately, you may have noticed that the speed of the free Wi-Fi in the facility has improved in the last year. Still, LAX’s free Wi-Fi speed ranks 11th among North America’s busiest airports, Seattle-based technology...
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"American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery was busted trying to bring a loaded handgun on a plane... according to reports. McCreery went through a security X-ray checkpoint at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina last week when the…
You’ve probably seen his whales, dolphins and sea creatures on murals in and around Laguna Beach, on the exterior of the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, in the Honolulu International Airport or adorning other public spots around the world. His whale tail license plates are ubiquitous on roads throughout California and Florida. Wyland is […]
Traveling on an international flight to Port-au-Prince (PAP)? Find out what to expect when arriving or departing Toussaint Louverture International Airport. U-turns anyone?
If you're an aviation geek, you've no doubt heard of Maho Beach in St. Maarten. It's the beach located right off the end of Runway 10 at Princess Juliana International Airport. As an aviation geek, what could be better than sitting on a beach while watching planes pass literally just tens of feet over your head. Show More Summary
On the heels of a near-miss at San Francisco International Airport by an Air Canada A320 that could have been the “worst disaster in aviation history”, an Emirates A380 came dangerously close to an Air Seychelles A330 just north of Mauritius. Show More Summary
It’s been nearly 20 years since Hong Kong’s Kai Tak International Airport closed, but it’s unique, notorious landing approach is still very much alive in the memory of those who experienced it. “Kai Tak was one of the last major airports...Show More Summary
Authorities want a $1.3 billion upgrade at Portland International Airport that will take five years to complete.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. The woman, 57, joined hundreds of other tourists at Saint Maarten beach to watch planes land (pictured) at Juliana International Airport.
Starting this month, Troika, a self-driving robot made by LG Electronics, will help travelers while keeping the floors clean at Incheon International Airport.
New security measures added at international airports now allow laptop computers, tablets and other large electronic devices in the cabins of flights to the United States, the Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday. The federal agency that oversees airline security declined to detail...
Fliers traveling to the U.S. from 280 international airports, including those in Mexico and Canada, are now subject to stepped-up security measures.
The ban originally affected ten airports and nine airlines, mostly Middle Eastern carriers. Meanwhile, the U.S. has issued additional security requirements affecting some 280 international airports.
Denver International Airport is a gateway hub and destination airport as it is now the 7th busiest airport in the U.S. With that increase in business comes the explosion of dining options. Maybe it traces back to the cowpoke days, but breakfast and an early start are pretty synonymous with the region. Show More Summary
Priority Pass is fantastic for international travel, as it permits you to use lounges in smaller airports like Riga. The Primeclass Business lounge, much like the lounge in IDW Esperanza Resort Lounge in Vilnius, was a nice, comfortable place to relax, eat, and get some peace and quiet before a short-haul intra-European flight. Show More Summary