Tag: protests

Climate activists glue themselves to runway at Berlin airport

Activists’ extreme protests may be justified due to the climate emergency: a judge says. The consequences of failing to act are “so serious”. Climate protesters broke onto a runway in Berlin's Brandenburg Airport and glued themselves to the tarmac, causing its temporary closure and delays t...

AAPA 63rd Assembly of Presidents in Hong Kong Cancelled

AAPA 63rd Assembly of Presidents in Hong Kong Cancelled

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) announced today that the decision has been taken, "After careful deliberation together with the host airline Cathay Pacific Airways, to cancel the 63rd Assembly of Presidents meeting scheduled to take place in Hong Kong on 21-22 November 2019." "T...

London City Airport is next target for Extinction Rebellion

London City Airport is next target for Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion are planning to shut down London City Airport for three full days from Thursday morning claiming the occupation will ‘transform City Airport into another protest site of the International Rebellion “London City Airport is planning to roughly double its numbers of flights...

Cathay Pacific: HK protests did not substantially affect business in July, but set to in August

Cathay Pacific: HK protests did not substantially affect business in July, but set to in August

Cathay Pacific Group said that recent events in Hong Kong did not substantially impact the passenger business, but it anticipates much more of an impact on revenue in August and onwards. Anti-government protests and staff reportedly supporting the ongoing action, led to a major overhaul of the c...

Hong Kong: Flights resume as airport authority implements access control and restricts protests

Hong Kong: Flights resume as airport authority implements access control and restricts protests

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has implemented access control today to terminal buildings as it resumed operations following a night of chaos as protesters clashed with riot police. The airport cancelled hundreds of flights yesterday as protesters took over the terminal buildings, blocki...

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