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Donegal ranked as world’s most stunning runway in 2018 Scenic Airport Poll

Private jet booking platform, PrivateFly, has revealed the results of its Scenic Airport Poll 2018, with Ireland’s Donegal Airport being ranked as the world’s most beautiful landing spot. The annual survey, which was conducted in February 2018, asked 8,500 travellers to name their top landing location. Other airports listed in the top ten include Barra in Scotland, Nice in France and Queenstown in New Zealand.

12th April 2018



Bent Wing Flight Services to open new terminal at Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport

A look at the design for the new terminal at Florida's Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, which will open in June 2018 and takes its inspiration from the F4U Corsair airplane, which is known for its inverted gull wings and has the moniker ‘the Bent Wing Bird’.

26th March 2018



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Storm causes hangar collapse at Houston’s Hobby Airport

Strong storm winds have caused a large hangar to collapse at William P Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas. The National Weather Service confirmed that the incident was caused by a microburst – an intense downdraft produced by a storm.

The hangar is owned by Jet Aviation and leased to charter provider Jet Linx. Eight planes were damaged in the collapse – four of them inside the hangar at the time – although there were no reported injuries.

The runway was covered in debris following the collapse, but was soon cleared to allow commercial flights to land and take off as scheduled. Repairing the damage is expected to cost millions of dollars, with debris also making a hole in a second airport structure nearby.

Bill Begley, public information officer for Hobby Airport, said, "There's only so much you can prepare for. We lease this area out to companies and they build the facilities so we're trying to support them and trying to recover what's happening here. Mother Nature can be pretty strong."

 

April 9, 2018

Written by Kirstie Pickering


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