Airports of the World - Sept/Oct 2019

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Airports of the World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including Abu Dhabi’s mid-field terminal complex undergoes trials, greater Eastern European links for UK airports, Mexico City’s first Middle Eastern carrier, a new airline for Antwerp, French eco-taxes, London City’s masterplan and Newark’s new Terminal One operator.

San Francisco
New public observation decks are the cherries on top of a major project to renew terminals on America’s West Coast.

Snapshot: Paris/Orly
The Jet Age was firmly upon us in 1970, but a wide variety of prop-driven and early jet airliners were still plying their trade at Paris/Orly on a regular basis.

Cologne/Bonn
Martyn Cartledge visits an award-winner and cargo giant, discovering millions of ‘flights’ every week that help keep things sweet.

David Airport
Panama has been experiencing an economic and tourism boom in recent years. While centred on its capital city, the rest of the country is now starting to reap the benefits.

Miami International
From a small municipal field championed by Pan American Airways to today’s bustling gateway to the Sunshine State, we detail the evolution of Miami International Airport as the Floridian hub begins building for the future.

Samos/Aristarchos
We chart the history and detail recent developments at Samos/Aristarchos Airport – one of 14 facilities run by Greco-German joint venture Fraport Greece since 2017.

Snapshot: Tarbes Lourdes Pyrénées
Javier Rodriguez crosses the border from his native Spain to Tarbes Lourdes Pyrénées Airport, home of Tarmac Aerosave and one of Europe’s largest boneyards.

Paine Field
Located just yards from Boeing’s famous Everett complex, Paine Field is the first new airport offering commercial flights in the US for decades.

Vitoria: A Spanish Night Owl
Vitoria Airport comes alive when the sun goes down… Sebastian Schmitz discovers why and whether the Basque Country airport can reach its original goals.

Milan/Linate
During the height of the summer season, Milan’s Linate Airport has closed for three months for major runway renovation works. We learn how Malpensa is picking up the slack.

UK Visitors
A selection of the more interesting aircraft recently visiting UK airports.

Carlisle: Gateway to the Lakes
After a gap of 26 years, commercial airline service returned to Carlisle Lake District Airport. David Ransted charts the history of the airfield, reports on the inauguration of new flights and analyses its prospects.