KLM ERJ 190

KLM To Offer Rail Option Between Brussels And Amsterdam in 2020

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On many occasions, environmentalists would comment that short haul routes are not climate friendly. This compounds when there are rail alternatives available that could shorten the total travel time. Recognizing environmental concerns, KLM will begin offering air-rail options starting March 29, 2020 for passengers looking to reduce carbon footprint.

Air Rail Partnership

Maximizing Airlines And Railway Partnerships

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Airlines and railways worked very closely together in the 1930s to transport passengers and mail. Aircraft technology advancement turned the once complementary partners into competitors from the 1950s onwards. This post discusses the  air-rail partnerships over time and how they can maximize through partnerships in the future.

Luton Airport Parkway Station New Rail Link Interior 1

Travel Time To London Luton Airport Reduces Up To 25% By 2021

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London’s Luton Airport (LTN) received approval from the Luton Borough Council to build a rail line into the terminal building by 2021 at a cost of £200 million (~US$254 million / €227 million).   London Luton Airport Luton Airport ranks the fourth biggest in the London area behind Heathrow Airport (LHR), Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Stansted Airport (STN). […]

Montreal Light Rail Transit (REM) Rendering

Light Rail Transit (REM) Goes To Montreal Airport By Early 2020s

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on hand at Montreal’s Central Station to make an announcement in support of the city’s light rail transit system called Réseau Electrique Métropolitain (REM). This project will solve one of the biggest transportation headaches of Montrealers with a branch off to the Montreal Pierre Trudeau International Airport (YUL).