Turkey opens new airport

ISTANBUL, 31 October 2018: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday opened Istanbul's new international airport, which his government says will eventually become the world's largest, with great fanfare. "The new airport will be the pride of our country and...
KUALA LUMPUR, 29 October 2018: Malaysia’s growing middle class population is driving a steady growth in demand for air travel and strengthening the role of its gateway airport. The has been a substantial growth of business and leisure traffic within...
SINGAPORE, 25 October 2018: Singapore Changi Airport handled 5.23 million passenger movements in September, a 6.1% year-on-year increase. Aircraft movements were 3% higher at 31,400 landings and take-offs, while airfreight throughput remained stable at 185,000 tonnes for the month. For the...
NEW DELHI, 10 October 2018: Armed police at Indian airports have been told to cut down on smiling, with officials blaming the 2001 US terror attacks partly on an excessive focus on friendliness, local media reported Tuesday. The Central Industrial...
KUALA LUMPUR, 3 October 2018: A Syrian man has been arrested after almost seven months stranded in a Malaysian airport, an official said Tuesday, in a bizarre saga that drew comparisons with hit movie "The Terminal". Hassan al-Kontar had been...
BANGKOK, 1 October 2018: A video clip of a Chinese tourist being hit by an airport guard in Thailand has prompted a flurry of apologies and vows to take action, as the government went into damage control over the...
SINGAPORE, 28 September 2018:  Singapore Changi Airport registered 5.68 million passenger movements in August, a 7.9% year-on-year increase. Aircraft movements rose 3.6% to 32,890 landings and take-offs, while airfreight throughput grew 1.8% to reach 184,000 tonnes, compared to the same...

Sydney airport breaks ground

SYDNEY, 25 September 2018: Sydney-bound holidaymakers will soon have more options to reach Australia's largest city, which on Monday broke ground on a new USD3.6 billion airport. "Western Sydney Airport" is scheduled to open in 2026 as part of an...
OSAKA, 24 September 20128: Osaka’s Kansai International Airport opened for business last Friday as officials confirmed the airport has recovered most of its operational functions. The Kansai Tourism Bureau released an online video targeting both domestic and international travellers to...
SINGAPORE, 20 September 2018: Six of Asia Pacific’s largest airports are amongst the top 20 most connected airports, worldwide, according to OAG’s International Megahubs Index 2018. OAG ranks airports with the highest ratio of scheduled international connections to the number...