Tag: airport

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Government Backs Expansion of London’s Heathrow Airport

LONDON (AP) — A third runway at Heathrow Airport was approved Tuesday by Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet, setting the stage for a parliamentary vote on the matter after years of debate over how to increase airport capacity around London.

People walking at Ronald Reagan National Airport airport gather around a television monitor and watch US Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton deliver her concession speech November 9, 2016, a day following the election that US Republican nominee Donald Trump won in Arlington, Virginia. / AFP / PAUL J. RICHARDS (Photo credit …

Nolte: Far-Left CNN’s Airport Dominance Under Fire

At most every major airport in America, far-left CNN’s presence is as ubiquitous as the Starbucks and the four-dollar Snickers bar. But now that the last-place network has taken a sharp turn to the left of even MSNBC, people are starting to question why.

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Riot Police Evacuate Migrants from Old Athens Airport Site

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police were evacuating hundreds of migrants and refugees Friday from a makeshift shelter set up inside the abandoned buildings of Athens’ old airport, which have been slated for redevelopment. Access to the Hellenikon airport site

Travelers walk through a the airport to board an airplane during holiday travel at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

German Airport Offers Prayer Booth in 65 Languages

BERLIN (AP) — Feeling nervous before your flight? Travelers at one German airport can now receive spiritual solace by entering a booth and listening to a prayer of their choice before boarding the plane. The prayer booth at Stuttgart Airport’s

Anti-Trump airport protest (Joshua Lott / AFP / Getty)

Anti-Trump Protests Block Airports, Frustrate Travelers

Protests against President Donald Trump and his executive order restricting travel from several terror-prone countries continued Sunday evening at several West Coast airports, blocking traffic and causing some travelers to miss their flights.

#Heathrow13 Protester Christina O'kelly attends a demonstration calling for no third runway to be built at Heathrow airport on April 27, 2013 in London, England. The rally against Heathrow expansion, organised by Zac Goldsmith, featured speeches from MPs from all political parties and council leaders.

The Heathrow Airport Climate Protesters Are Going To Jail. Good.

The #Heathrow13 – climate activists convicted of trespassing on and disrupting Britain’s busiest airport – have been told by the judge that they face jail sentences. Oh how the heart bleeds! According to a small group of green protesters who have

Cross-Border terminal construction (Michelle Moons / Breitbart News)

1st Cross-Border Air Terminal Opens in California

Border security remains a heated issue as America braces for the Wednesday opening of the country’s first cross-border airport terminal in California–one of the only such terminals in the world.

Relentless animal rights activists attempted to make waves at San Diego airport’s baggage claim with two orca-suited protesters on Thursday, but few passers-by seemed to notice their antics as law enforcement officers pulled them off the conveyer.

Orca-Suited PETA Protesters Mount San Diego Airport Baggage Claim

Relentless animal rights activists attempted to make waves at San Diego airport’s baggage claim with two orca-suited protesters on Thursday, but few passers-by seemed to notice their antics as law enforcement officers pulled them off the conveyer.

Southwest Baggage (Aero Icarus / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Baggage Handlers Charged in Drug-Trafficking Ring

The arrest of 14 individuals charged with circumventing airport security to operate a nationwide drug trafficking organization has brought safety at America’s airports into serious question.