Insider

Railway track

We’re on the train to nowhere…

One of the curious things about international travel and migrationary journeys is how accidents and sheer happenstance have...

PLEASE DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME

Statistics stories are often quite dry and boring but occasionally one leaps out at you. How about the...

'No guns' sign

Please do not try this at home

In 2016, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers discovered 3,391 firearms in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the US,...

Ghost airports must rise again

One of the many things to recommend airports to modern civilization is that they are like gigantic corner...

ARFF truck hosing aeroplane

El Presidente – we salute you! (sort of)

Insider had made a pact with the huge editorial team at Airport Focus that he wouldn’t mention either...

Overgrown runway

Ghost airports must rise again

One of the many things to recommend airports to modern civilization is that they are like gigantic corner...

Disembarking from private jet

The plan: I can’t “go coach” anymore

Everyone knows that international sporting events are big business for host country airports and the wider aviation market....

Violinist entertaining security queue

Horse play in the security zone

So here we are again. AD 2016 is an Olympic year and there will also be a major...

Railway tunnel

Trains, planes and Scandinavians

Insider has always wanted to go to Copenhagen. My late grandmother was born there and to this day...

Tempelhof

Abandoned airfields: the new playgrounds of Europe

The list of new airport projects to have been given planning permission in Western Europe will soon become...