Apple Maps including airport indoor spaces was available as part of the iOS 11 upgrade for select iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users. Between Experience The Skies’ last post in July 2018 to January 2019, Apple has increased the number of airport partners by more than 40% to cover more destinations around the world.Read More »Apple Maps Increases Airport Coverage By More Than 40% In Six Months
Apple’s Maps program available to iPhone and iPad users has added its 40th, 41st and 42nd airport on the list with indoor mapping. Apple Maps… Read More »Apple Maps Extends Indoor Mapping To More Than 40 Airports Worldwide
Following a successful trial run at ten U.S. airports (Related News – TSA Starts Additional Security Screening Procedures At Ten US Airports) and rollout at worldwide airports with U.S. bound flights, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced it will expand the enhanced security screening program to other domestic airports.
2015 has been a big year for air travel. While final numbers are being prepared, year to year passenger gains are estimated to be around 6%. The biggest growth will come from Asia and the Middle East as with the prior five years.
(Originally posted at 1545 GMT or 1045 EST and updated on 1620 GMT or 1120 EST) Breaking news – The BBC UK reported and confirmed by NATS that London airspace is restricted from now to 1900 (7pm) GMT due to a technical problem.
2013 in Review
From the IATA ,
- On average, there are more than 8 million people flying every day. 2013 total passenger numbers were 3.1 billion which breaks the 3 billion barrier for the first time.
- The industry supports over 57 million jobs and generates $2.2 trillion US in economic activity worldwide.