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Heathrow reports highest traffic since pre-pandemic

According to the main travel hub’s March statistics, it saw 4.1 million passengers filter through the airport, a major increase from the 0.5 million during the same time last year.

British Airways delays flights over tech issue

The airline said the problem impacted its operations at Heathrow Terminal 5, and while it was resolved not long after, passengers complained over being stranded on their aircraft for hours, and at least two flights were diverted mid-air to London Gatwick.

Heathrow, Virgin, BA drop mask mandates

For the first time in two years, Heathrow Airport announced on Monday that masks will not be mandatory anymore from 16 March, and Virgin Atlantic and British Airways also welcomed the news.

Has the LAPD solved the mystery of LAX’s jet pack man?

Following at least three sightings of what appeared to be a man wearing a jetpack zooming along beside passenger aircraft in LA, the LAPD has said one possible explanation could be the use of a human-sized balloon connected to a dummy body.

Lam ‘confident’ Hong Kong will remain an international aviation hub

Hong Kong’s chief executive is “confident” the city will remain a leading international aviation hub despite reigning a zero-COVID strategy. In her policy address to the Legislative Council on Wednesday, Carrie Lam announced several new strategies to sustain Hong Kong’s local aviation industry while preparing for the post-pandemic recovery. “Although the global aviation industry, with

He’s back! LAX jetpack man returns, FAA to investigate

An unidentified person reportedly flying a jetpack has once again been spotted by pilots on approach to LAX at 5,000 feet, the latest in a string of mysterious appearances that began in September 2020.


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