Travelers arrive at a nearly empty security check-in at Newark International Airport on November 21, 2020 in Newark, New Jersey. Current US numbers — more than a quarter of a million deaths have been reported — have alarmed authorities enough to advise that people stay home for the November 26 Thanksgiving holiday, when Americans usually travel to be with their families. Kena Betancur / AFP

International travellers head to the United States as flights reopen

Travelers across the world prepared on Monday to be reunited with loved ones in the United States for the first time in nearly two years, as restrictions were lifted to…

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Six travellers found infected with COVID-19 since Thailand reopens on Monday

Six travellers, of the 4,510 who have arrived in Thailand since the reopening of the kingdom to international travellers on Monday (November 1st), have been found to be infected with…

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A family leave to board a plane at Sydney’s International Airport on November 1, 2021, as Australia’s international border reopens almost 600 days after a pandemic closure began. (Photo by Saeed Khan / AFP)

Flowers, cheers and tears as Australia’s border reopens

Sydney (AFP) – Australia’s international border reopened on Monday almost 600 days after a pandemic closure began, sparking emotional scenes at Sydney airport as loved ones reunited. Shortly after dawn, bleary-eyed…

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Chiang Mai International Airport / AFP

Tougher health screening measures at Chiang Mai international airport

Due to recent surges in COVID-19 cases, Chiang Mai international airport has adopted an 8-step protocol, to make sure arriving passengers are safe, which may mean a delay of 2-3…

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Medical staff move a stretcher to bring injured people for treatment after two powerful explosions outside the airport in Kabul on August 26, 2021. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP)

Deadly blast near Kabul airport kill at least 13

Two suicide bombers and gunmen targeted crowds massing near the Kabul airport on Thursday, in the waning days of a massive airlift that has drawn thousands of people seeking to…

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In this handout image courtesy of the US Marine Corps, a Marine with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) walks with the children during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International

Afghans told to leave Kabul airport over ‘very credible’ Islamic State threat

The United States and allies urged Afghans to leave Kabul airport on Thursday, citing the threat of an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants, as Western troops hurry to evacuate…

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Suvarnabhumi Airport remains open, despite clouds of black smoke over parts of it

Bangkok’s main international airport, Suvarnabhumi, remains open as normal with planes landing and taking off as usual, said Deputy Director of Suvarnabhumi Airport Kittiya Kontong today (Monday). A huge plume of black smoke, billowing from a…

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AOT head office in Don Mueang closed after over 30 staff infected with COVID-19

Airports of Thailand (AOT) Public Company has closed its head office, opposite Don Mueang international airport, and its safety control centre inside the airport, after 31 staffs were found to…

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Hopewell, the ‘ghost’ transport project still haunting Thailand 3 decades on

A landmark ruling last month by the Constitutional Court has handed the Thai government a lifeline in its three-decade-old battle over the multibillion-baht Hopewell saga. On March 17, the court overturned…

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Hong Kong’s airport blockage and protests ‘more severe’ than SARS, Carrie Lam

“Compared to the economic downturn caused by SARS that we handled previously, even to the (2008) economic crisis, the situation this time is more severe,” Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam…

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(Photo) Reuters

Hong Kong airport reopens after overnight clashes, mass protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days as protesters clashed with riot police…

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(Photo) The airport protest is the latest escalation in a 10-week political crisis that has gripped Hong Kong/AFP

Flights departing Hong Kong airport after protest chaos

Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after pro-democracy protesters caused chaos with a disruptive sit-in that paralysed the busy transport hub. Hundreds…

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(Photo) Police clash with anti-government protesters at the airport in Hong Kong, China August 13, 2019/Reuters (Thomas Peter)

Police, protesters clash at Hong Kong airport after flights halted for second day

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong’s international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis in the former…

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(Photo) Passengers queue at Cathay Pacific’s counters a day after the airport was closed due to a protest, at Hong Kong International Airport, China August 13, 2019/ Reuters (Issei Kato)

Hong Kong’s airport reopens on Tuesday after unprecedented closure

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said widespread anti-government protests that halted flights…

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(Photo) Protesters filled Hong Kong airport’s arrivals hall/AFP (Anthony Wallace)

Protesters flock to Hong Kong’s airport as political crisis simmers on

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters calling for democracy and some chanting “free Hong Kong” converged on the Chinese-ruled city’s airport on Friday as Singapore advised its travelers to…

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A video clip on the physical row at Don Mueang airport posted by the Chinese victim has gone viral in China.

New immigration police chief to deal with fallout from embarrassing airport fracas

One of the orders that the new immigration police chief is expected to issue upon taking office today is to deal with a fallout from an incident at Don Mueang…

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