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2016 Top 30 Busiest Airports - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

Inside Look At World’s Busiest Airports 2016 (Part 1 – Overview)

2016 was another banner year for travel as the world’s airports handled more than 3.7 billion passengers, up a robust 8.6% from the previous record level from 2015. It comes as no surprise though, especially with the use of chauffeur cars to get passengers to their flights on time! The total passenger count was almost half of the world’s total population (estimated at ~7.5 billion currently). Experience The Skies compiled the world’s top 30 busiest airports (also known as “most travelled” in the aviation industry) and provides an insider look at what made them successful over the past five years in a multiple part series (Related Insights from 2013, 2014 Part 1 / Part 2 and 2015 Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3).

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Office of Rail and Road Decided On Heathrow Airport Case

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) based in London decided on Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) case (News) on charging user fees for the new Crossrail Project – The Elizabeth Line to access Heathrow Airport’s tracks in an attempt to recoup previous construction costs of up to £1 billion (May 31 Exchange Rates: US$1.29 billion, €1.15 billion).

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British Airways

British Airways Expands Food Pre-Order Options To Gatwick

British Airways (BA) first trialled its food pre-ordering technology to First and Club World (business class) and World Traveller Plus (premium economy) passengers in Summer 2014 (See News – Pre-order Meals Now Available On British Airways). The successful run led to a three wave implementation at the end of 2014 for flights from its hub at Heathrow Airport located in London, United Kingdom (LHR). This service has now been extended for flights from its other London hub at Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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