• Heathrow airport expects to handle more than 54 million passengers this year despite ongoing travel chaos

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    A British Airways plane at Heathrow airport. Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images
    London Heathrow has increased its passenger forecast for the year, according to an investor report.
    The London airport has already handled 20.1 million passengers this year, per the report.
    The increase comes amid ongoing travel disruption that airlines have no end date for.
    London Heathrow expects to handle 54.4 million passengers this year despite the travel chaos affecting air travel this summer, according to an investor report released on Thursday. In April the airport said it forecast 52.8 million...
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  • How Air France-KLM filled all its planes and dodged the summer chaos

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    Air France-KLM CEO Benjamin Smith said Thursday that in the slow travel period, he began planning for a huge summer surge, convinced that people would rush to travel once COVID-19 rules were lifted.
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  • Air France-KLM boss warns travelers: Go to the airport early

    Air France-KLM boss warns travelers: Go to the airport early

    5 days ago - By Stl Today

    The chief of airline alliance Air France-KLM says it will take weeks or months to get new security staff in place to lighten pressure on the Amsterdam airport. The Schiphol Airport has seen flight cancellations, huge delays and big travel...
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  • Air France-KLM boss warns travelers: Go to the airport early

    5 days ago - By Chron

    PARIS - The chief of airline alliance Air France-KLM said Thursday that it will take weeks or months to get new security staff in place to lighten pressure on the Amsterdam airport, which has seen flight cancellations, damaging delays and big travel headaches as global air travel rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Air France-KLM CEO Ben Smith told reporters that the company is seeking compensation for some of its losses, blaming the troubles at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on shortages of security and other ground personnel outside KLM's control.
    While the Dutch government faces pressure...
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