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Gatwick security staff strike suspended

Gatwick security staff strike suspended

7 August 2019 Airline News

Strikes by security workers at Gatwick airport have been suspended after an improved pay offer was made. The 130 members of Unite who are employed by ICTS (UK) to scan passengers’ luggage for explosive materials and other dangerous and prohibited materials, were due to stage a 48-hour strike from Saturday morning.

London Gatwick opens new domestic arrivals route

London Gatwick opens new domestic arrivals route

2 August 2019 Airline News

London Gatwick has opened a new arrivals facility for domestic travellers from other parts of the UK and Republic of Ireland. It is hoped the facility will provide a faster and more convenient exit from the aircraft through a new dedicated arrivals route.

Dubai World Central seizes opportunity for growth

Dubai World Central seizes opportunity for growth

30 July 2019 Airline News

Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central surged to 1.2 million during the first half of 2019, compared to 517,813 during the same period in 2018. The increase follows the transfer of some flights by a number of airlines during the closure of Dubai International’s southern runway for rehabilitation from April 16th to May 30th.

Harvey Milk Terminal 1 opens in San Francisco

Harvey Milk Terminal 1 opens in San Francisco

23 July 2019 Airline News

The first airport terminal in the world named after a member of the LGBTQ+ community, it has floor-to-ceiling windows that darken and lighten according to sunlight as well as circular openings in the ceiling - called oculi - that let light in.