Airports across the globe continue to report significant downturns in 2020 passenger numbers due to the impact of the coronavirus – Copenhagen (-0.4%), Frankfurt Airport (-4%), and London Heathrow (-4.8%) being among the latest to announce February declines.
Heathrow's third runway is off, for now anyway, following the Court of Appeal's decision that the government's greenliight for the project was unlawful.
Dubai International Airport (DXB) handled 86.4 million passengers in 2019 to retain its status as the world's busiest international airport.
An innovative air traffic control system that dynamically separates arriving aircraft by time instead of distance is being installed at the Toronto Area Control Centre to help improve flight punctuality at Canada’s busiest airport, Toronto Pearson.
Despite all the Brexit doom and gloom, London Heathrow’s passenger numbers continue to rise, climbing by 0.5% in March to 6.5 million passengers.
London Heathrow to New York-JFK is Europe's busiest international scheduled service, according to Routesonline, which today revealed that almost three million passengers travelled on the 5,500 kilometre route in 2018.