LAX Passenger Traffic tops pre-pandemic numbers for the first time during consecutive October days

Source: LAX Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is proud to announce the airport surpassed pre-pandemic passenger levels for the first time since 2019 during a two-day October travel period. The milestone was first reached on Monday, October 9 when the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reported screening 111,017 passengers at LAX, which represents about 103% of the number of passengers screened on the same day in 2019 (107,675 vs. 111,017). On Tuesday, October 10, the TSA screened 94,686 passengers representing more than 100% of the passengers screened on the same day in 2019 (94,211 vs. 94,686). From October 1 – 16, the airport welcomed 3,317,276 passengers compared to 3,509,522 passengers during the same time in 2019, which represents a 94.5% recovery. [...]

2023-10-23T11:30:17+03:00October 23rd, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

OMA announces update on the Tariff Regulation Bases

Source: OMA Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (NASDAQ: OMAB; BMV: OMA), informs that on October 19, 2023, we received new tariff regulation bases from the Federal Civil Aviation Agency (Agencia Federal de Aviación Civil, "AFAC"), a deconcentrated entity of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation ("SICT"), which replace the bases received on October 4, 2023.  The tariff regulation bases refer to those set forth in Annex 7 of the concession titles issued by the SICT on June 29, 1998, as amended, applicable to OMA's 13 airport concessions. According to the notification from AFAC, the new tariff regulation bases will come into effect the day after their reception. The full text [...]

2023-10-20T20:38:44+03:00October 20th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

Stop sending your pets through TSA X-ray machines

Source: Houston Airports Houston Airports joins TSA, BARC Animal Shelter in educating passengers who travel with pets. With the holiday travel period set to begin in mid-November, Houston Airports and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are expecting to see a marked increase in the number of pets brought to the security checkpoints at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport. Traveling through the security checkpoint with your pet can be easy when you know what to expect. “TSA recognizes that for many pet owners, their animals are an extension of their family, and they want to travel together,” said TSA Deputy Federal Security Director for Colorado Anne Cross. “Becoming familiar with the screening procedures and how to clear [...]

2023-10-17T22:30:02+03:00October 18th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

Fraport Traffic Figures – September 2023: Passenger Growth Trend Continues

Source: Fraport Traffic at the Brazilian airports of Fortaleza (FOR) and Porto Alegre (POA) grew to a total of 1.0 million passengers, up 1.5 percent. Peru’s Lima Airport (LIM) welcomed around 1.8 million passengers in September (a 10.4 percent increase) Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed some 5.8 million passengers in September 2023 – an increase of 18.2 percent compared to the same month last year. However, the passenger figures for September 2023 were still 13.9 percent behind those reached in pre-pandemic September 2019. 1 During the first nine months of 2023, FRA served a total of around 44.5 million passengers. This represented a surge of 23.9 percent compared to the same period last year, versus a 17.8 percent decline compared to [...]

2023-10-16T21:23:45+03:00October 17th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

Viva Aerobus flights will go live from Miami in 2024

Source: MIA Mexican low-cost carrier to start Monterrey and Merida service next July Mexican low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus has announced that it will begin scheduled service at Miami International Airport next year when it launches three-weekly flights every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to Monterrey on July 1, 2024, followed by four-weekly flights every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday to Merida starting the next day. The routes will be served by the airline’s A321 aircraft that seats 240 passengers or its A320 planes with 186 seats. “I greatly look forward to welcoming Viva Aerobus and its daily flights to Miami-Dade County next summer, which will provide our residents and visitors with even more travel options to Mexico. Mexico has been one [...]

2023-10-16T21:34:06+03:00October 17th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

Aena’s airports in Spain registered more than 27.5 million passengers in September

Source: Aena This is 10.7% higher than last year and 1.5% better than in 2019 Cumulatively, between January and September, more than 216.6 million passengers were carried, 17.6% more than in 2022 and 1.3% more than in 2019 In September there were 225,183 aircraft movements and 95,196 tonnes of freight were transported across the network The airports of the Aena network in Spain closed the ninth month of 2023 with an all-time record number of passengers in September: 27,548,232, up 10.7% on the same month in 2022 and 1.5% more than in 2019, before the pandemic, the previous record year. In September 2023, Aena managed 225,183 aircraft movements, 7.7% more than in 2022; and 95,196 tonnes of freight were transported, [...]

2023-10-13T20:57:02+03:00October 13th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

At LAX, historic milestone achieved through post-security connections that allow travellers to journey between all terminals

Source: LAX Link to video documenting the journey from LAX’s Terminal 1 to Terminal 8 post-security. Courtesy Los Angeles World Airports. Airside Link Between Terminals is One of Many Updates Making LAX Efficient, Dependable and User-Friendly When Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)’s Terminal 3 and Tom Bradley International Terminal connector recently opened, ticketed passengers and airport employees began enjoying unimpeded pedestrian access across LAX’s terminals post-security. The new path of travel equals approximately 2-miles from Terminal 1 to Terminal 8, allowing airport guests to conveniently journey to connecting flights and an abundant collection of offerings including food and beverage vendors, shopping and entertainment experiences, lounges, children's play areas and pet relief stations, among others. This transformational moment represents the first [...]

2023-10-08T10:32:36+03:00October 9th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

Canadian North doubles down on Ottawa cargo facility with $22 million investment

Source: Canadian North Construction will be fully operational by 2026 Pictured left to right: Shelly De Caria (Vice President Sales, Marketing & Distribution, Canadian North), David McGuinty (Member of Parliament for Ottawa South), Michael Rodyniuk (President & CEO, Canadian North), Mike Brule (Cargo Manager, Canadian North), Reg Vanleyen (Maintenance Supervisor, Canadian North), the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez (Minister of Transport), and Nathaniel Miler (Cargo Attendant, Canadian North). Canadian North, the Arctic’s leading airline, unveiled plans to double the size of its cargo facility in Ottawa. This significant expansion is in direct response to the rapidly growing needs of our remote and northern communities. Both Canadian North and the Government of Canada are committing $11 million each, totaling a $22 million investment. [...]

2023-10-08T10:32:00+03:00October 9th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

Porter launches non-stop service between Edmonton and Ottawa

Source: YEG Porter Airlines is launching service between Ottawa International Airport (YOW) and Edmonton International Airport (YEG). The new route begins with one daily roundtrip flight operated on the 132-seat Embraer E195-E2 aircraft. The aircraft is a two-by-two configuration, meaning there are no middle seats on any Porter flight. The Edmonton-Ottawa route offers a variety of connections to the east coast via Ottawa, including Newark and Boston. Porter also operates multiple non-stop daily flights between Edmonton and Toronto-Pearson. “We’re continuing to expand our Western Canada network and this new route connects travellers with many of our well-established Eastern Canada destinations,” said Kevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief commercial officer. “With our elevated approach to service, passengers enjoy every step [...]

2023-10-05T20:41:02+03:00October 5th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

Spirit Airlines increases its service to Aruba

Source: Aruba Airport Aruba Airport is excited to announce a significant development in air travel connectivity between Fort Lauderdale and Aruba. Spirit Airlines has recently reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening its connection with Aruba by expanding its service from Fort Lauderdale. Enhanced Service Schedule Previously, Spirit operated the Fort Lauderdale – Aruba route twice a week, with flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Recognizing the growing demand for travel to the island, Spirit has taken proactive steps to meet this demand by increasing its service to Aruba. As of September 6, Spirit increased its service to the island, expanding from two weekly flights to four weekly flights. The new flight schedule covers Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, offering passengers greater flexibility [...]

2023-10-02T20:34:55+03:00October 1st, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|