Dubai Nearly Ready to Finish World’s Largest Airport

Reuters is reporting the Dubai government is finalizing a loan for the next phase of Al Maktoum International Airport, proposed to become the largest and highest capacity airport in the world. The airport, located about 20 miles southwest of Dubai, opened in 2010. Currently the airport handles mostly cargo and some passenger carriers with a current capacity of … Continue reading Dubai Nearly Ready to Finish World’s Largest Airport

TSA Adds 11 New Airlines to Precheck

As I noted a post yesterday about Spirit Airlines joining precheck.  Today, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the expansion of TSA Precheck to 11 new airlines, bringing the total number of airlines participating to 30. The expansion includes both foreign and domestic airlines operating within the United States. The new airlines are as follows … Continue reading TSA Adds 11 New Airlines to Precheck

Spirit Airlines joining PreCheck by the End of the Month

1/26/2017 Update: TSA has announced they are adding 11 new airlines to TSA Precheck, including Spirit, effective immediately. Spirit Airlines posted on their Twitter account earlier this week that they "plan on participating in TSA Precheck by the end of the month."  This is great news for budget minded travelers who like to fly Spirit. Frontier … Continue reading Spirit Airlines joining PreCheck by the End of the Month

Dubai International Busiest Airport for International Traffic in the World

Dubai International has retained its title as the world’s number one airport for international passengers after near record numbers in December propelled the hub’s annual traffic to 83.6 million passengers in 2016, according to the annual traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. With monthly passenger traffic breaching the 7-million mark six times during the … Continue reading Dubai International Busiest Airport for International Traffic in the World