Articles that are marked with tag ‘Airports’

Airports of the World: Barcelona Airport

The Barcelona-El Prat airport is Spain’s second largest airport after Madrid-Barajas, which is situated near the state capital of the same name. More than 35 million air passengers annually are dealt with in Barcelona, which also makes the airport the tenth largest in Europe.

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Airports of the world: Cape Town International Airport

The Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is the official airport of Cape Town, and thus for many people, the gateway to the breathtaking tourist destination of South Africa. At the same time, the Cape Town International Airport is a country unto itself.

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Chicago O’Hare airport is simplifying passport control

Chicago O’Hare airport will be the first US airport to introduce the simplified self-service entry procedure. By July 1st, 32 terminals are to be installed which should considerably speed-up entry to the US.

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Airports of the world: Los Angeles Airport

After Atlanta and Chicago, Los Angeles International Airport is the third largest in the US. In 2011 the airport, named after the city’s first Afro-American mayor Tom Bradley, was used by over 61 million passengers.

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Italy seeks to reduce the number of airports from 60 to 33

Italy is looking to either close or privatise almost half of its operational airports. According to media reports, the plan is one element of the Monti government’s ambitious reform and cost-cutting programme.

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Palma de Mallorca airport wants to charge a luggage trolley fee

Spanish airport operator Aena is said by media reports to be seeking to introduce charges for the use of baggage trolleys at Palma de Mallorca airport. It is said that, as of January 1 2013, passengers will be required to pay one euro to cover the costs of maintaining and cleaning the trolleys.

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