Mexico City desperately needs a new airport. It also needs more green space. One landscape architect thinks the Mexican capital's new Norman Foster-designed international airport can be both.
Cities are expanding upwards and downwards, as well as outwards. With urban density also increasing, moving people efficiently around the city, often using ageing infrastructure, is quite a challenge.
Magpies living near airports are less likely to flee from the sound of passing planes, new research shows. But it's unclear whether this makes them more or less likely to actually get hit.
We often rush by without looking, but America’s rich spiritual and religious life is reflected in these sanctuaries.
Airports are caught in a bind, relying on income from parking fees but under pressure to make sure fewer passengers pay them. Vote with your wallet.
Berliner's may have won the latest battle to keep Tegel airport open, but they are unlikely to win the war.
Major airports around the world will see more frequent flight restrictions in the coming decades because of increasingly common hot temperatures.
More reason for a quiet night.
London's Gatwick Airport has installed thousands of virtual beacons to help passengers navigate when GPS won't work inside.
The U.S. is considering expanding a ban it imposed in March on several Middle Eastern countries to all flights from Europe. A close look suggests the meager benefits just aren't worth the high costs.
A round airport would let more flights take off in a smaller space, but the technology is nowhere near ready to make it work.
Building a second Sydney airport will be a demanding engineering project. But the real challenge will be one of governance needed to choreograph the mix of old and new city that will surround it.
Those backing Heathrow's proposed new runway want to depoliticise the issue entirely. But hard choices are inevitable.
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Airport operators enjoy the privileged position in Australian planning law of being able to decide their own futures. Their exemption from state planning rules threatens orderly planning and safety.
Airports Company of South Africa, a majority state owned enterprise, is set to be hit by a regulatory own-goal that puts further pressure on the country's credit rating.
Air crash investigators will be piecing together the events leading up to the crash of a charter aircraft in Essendon this week.
Heathrow's bid for a third runway is not over yet. Political wrangling, environmental concerns, planning and financing must all be overcome.
That Australia has not suffered a successful terrorist attack on its aviation industry is testament to the resilience of our security system.
It's not just European travel that will be affected, but transatlantic flights too.