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Airline crew sick after flight

Airline Airline crew sick after flight

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (eTN) - An American Airlines crew was treated by paradmedics Saturday after they became sick when their plane landed at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International ...

Holiday-travel survival guide

Travel Holiday-travel survival guide

(eTN) - Taking a flight at Christmas-New Year? It's the second-busiest travel period of the year after Thanksgiving. Here are some tips on everything from making flight connections to coping with ...

Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air Announce New Codeshare Agreement, Expanded Frequent-Flier Partnership With Air France

Airlines Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air Announce New Codeshare Agreement, Expanded Frequent-Flier Partnership With Air France

SEATTLE (TVLW) - Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air today announced they have entered into a new codeshare agreement and an expanded frequent-flier partnership with Air France.

Carnival Corporation & plc Orders Two New 71,000-Ton Cruise Ships for AIDA Cruises Brand

Cruise Carnival Corporation & plc Orders Two New 71,000-Ton Cruise Ships for AIDA Cruises Brand

MIAMI (TVLW) - Carnival Corporation & plc has ordered two 71,000-ton cruise ships for its AIDA Cruises brand, which caters exclusively to the German-speaking market. These two newbuilds mark ...

London and Fort Lauderdale Top Lists of Spring Break Destinations

Spring Break London and Fort Lauderdale Top Lists of Spring Break Destinations

BOSTON (eTN) - Online student travel leader StudentUniverse.com today released its lists of the top domestic and international Spring Break 2008 destinations for US college students. This year's ...

American Airlines and American Eagle Launch 16 New Routes This Week

Airlines American Airlines and American Eagle Launch 16 New Routes This Week

FORT WORTH, Texas (TVLW) - American Airlines and its regional partner, American Eagle, today began launching 16 new routes, both domestic and international. All are part of announced schedule ...

Boeing and GE Commercial Aviation Services Announce Order for 55 Airplanes

Boeing Boeing and GE Commercial Aviation Services Announce Order for 55 Airplanes

(TVLW) - Boeing and GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS) today announced a 55-airplane order that includes 53 Next-Generation 737-800s and two Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) passenger ...

47 Million Passengers Will Fly During the Next 21 Days Air Transport Association Says Airlines Prepared for Winter Holiday Travel

WASHINGTON (TVLW) - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, is forecasting that 47 million passengers* will travel ...

Free Travel Distributin Automation for Tour Operators

Free Travel Distributin Automation for Tour Operators

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eTN Inbox:  Air travel taxes

Air taxes eTN Inbox: Air travel taxes

Your article on airline taxes was timely and comprehensive. It is a disgrace how governments and local authorities are milking the airline passengers for all they are worth. In your case the taxes ...

Aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing see record sales year for 2007

Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation

Airbus is expecting to sell about 1,300 aircraft by the end of 2007. Boeing is up to 1,154 sales to date, with more expected.

Doubts Raised About Sinking Of Antarctic Cruise Ship M/S Explorer

Doubts Raised About Sinking Of Antarctic Cruise Ship M/S Explorer

(eTN) - More than two weeks after the ship M/S Explorer sank in Bransfield Strait off the coast of Antarctica, experts are questioning the official explanation of why the vessel sank.

Virgin America Announces Service to Seattle

New Flights Link San Francisco and L.A. to Seventh Destination in Growing Network Virgin America Announces Service to Seattle

SAN FRANCISCO (TVLW) - Virgin America today announced that tickets are on sale for service to Seattle from both Los Angeles and San Francisco. Flights between San Francisco International Airport ...

American Airlines Names U.S. Navy Veteran Fred Cleveland to Oversee Its Base Maintenance Operations

Airlines American Airlines Names U.S. Navy Veteran Fred Cleveland to Oversee Its Base Maintenance Operations

FORT WORTH (TVLW) - American Airlines today announced that U.S. Navy Capt. Fred Cleveland will become Vice President -- Base Maintenance to oversee American's three maintenance bases in Tulsa, ...

Coalition for an Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights (CAPBOR) Questions Port Authority Task Force Report's Fuzzy Math

U.S. DOT Must Act to Decrease Delays in NY/NJ Area Coalition for an Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights (CAPBOR) Questions Port Authority Task Force Report's Fuzzy Math

NAPA VALLEY (TVLW) - Last week the New York/New Jersey Port Authority issued a task force report to address delays in New York / New Jersey area airports. The report intentionally avoided the ...

House votes to extend airline pilot retirement age from 60 to 65

Airlines House votes to extend airline pilot retirement age from 60 to 65

(TVLW) - Northwest Airlines and its pilots union are giving only lukewarm support to a bill approved by the U.S. House that would extend the retirement age for commercial pilots to ...

FBI backing plan for Vegas mob museum

FBI backing plan for Vegas mob museum

LAS VEGAS (eTN) - Las Vegas is building a museum about some of its founding fathers and most influential figures — guys with names like Bugsy, Lefty and Lansky.

The mob museum will stand ...

Fort Lauderdale-based luxury cruise line sold

Cruises Fort Lauderdale-based luxury cruise line sold

(TVLW) - Regent Seven Seas Cruises is changing hands and the new owner, Apollo Management LP could finance more ships for the Fort Lauderdale-based luxury line.

For a Few Dollars More, Dining Improves on Longer Flights

Airlines For a Few Dollars More, Dining Improves on Longer Flights

(eTN) - Now that the airlines have had a few years of experience selling food in the coach cabin instead of including it in the price of a ticket, they are applying the lessons they have learned ...

Famed Restaurateur Expands Partnership with Acclaimed Cruise Line

Nobu Brings His Legendary Cuisine to Crystal Symphony Famed Restaurateur Expands Partnership with Acclaimed Cruise Line

LOS ANGELES (TVLW) - World-class master chef Nobuyuki "Nobu" Matsuhisa is partnering with Crystal Cruises for two new restaurants aboard the award-winning luxury ship, Crystal Symphony. Silk Road ...

Australians Say G'Day to Americans During G'Day USA

Australia Week 2008 Australians Say G'Day to Americans During G'Day USA

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK (eTN) - This January, the best of Australian culture, fashion, food and business will be celebrated in Los Angeles and New York with the largest annual foreign country ...

Airline Industry Airlines hope to block flier Bill of Rights

(eTN) - The U.S. airline industry's main trade group goes to federal court next week to try to block a New York state law that would punish airlines for stranding passengers on jets without ...

Vietnam Government considers US$4 billion tourist project

(TVLW) - The Prime Minister agreed in principle upon a US$4.18 billion project invested by Brunei’s New City Company to build a high-grade tourist complex in central Phu Yen ...

The Ultimate Online Guide to NYC Finding Dulcinea Publishes New York City Survival Guide

NEW YORK (TVLW) - What Web sites can a New Yorker visit to learn how to estimate a taxi fare and find someone to share the ride, entertain kids while avoiding tourist traps, sail the Hudson, score ...

More airlines offer a good night's sleep, flat-bed seats

Airlines More airlines offer a good night's sleep, flat-bed seats

NEW YORK (eTN) — In some ways, Andy Abramson's morning routine is typical: He shaves, brushes his teeth and combs his hair before slipping on some nice slacks and a shirt for a meeting with a ...

America Attempts to Counteract Negative Stereotypes Among Tourists

U.S. State Department rolls out new ‘I Am America’ film America Attempts to Counteract Negative Stereotypes Among Tourists

(eTN) - Politics aside, very few would argue that the Bush years have been good for American tourism. As worldwide perception of America has grown more negative in response to U.S.

Las Vegas FBI backing plan for Vegas mob museum

LAS VEGAS (eTN) - Las Vegas is building a museum about some of its founding fathers and most influential figures — guys with names like Bugsy, Lefty and Lansky.

The mob museum will stand ...

Airline taxes Thou shall not tax me too much

Nelson Alcantara

Governments have definitely figured out how to make money on air travel. This was the sentiment echoed by European Tour Operator Association executive director Tom Jenkins when asked how he feels ...

How to show some etiquette at 35,000 feet Lighthearted Delta videos show the stresses that passengers encounter, and how to rise above them.

(eTN) - Volumes have been written about how to properly behave at weddings or which fork to use at fancy dinners.

Delta Air Lines is trying to raise awareness of behavior in the air by ...

Hawaii Hawaii Reserves plans 220-room Laie hotel

(TVLW) - Officials from Marriott International Inc. say the company is close to signing an agreement to operate a new 220-room hotel planned for La'ie.

The new hotel, which is expected to ...

Tampa Brandon Hotel Offers Luxuries of Home White Lodging Opens its First Embassy Suites in Florida Market

BRANDON, Fla. (TVLW) - White Lodging is proud to announce the opening of the first Embassy Suites added to its management portfolio with the opening of the Embassy Suites Tampa Brandon. The hotel ...

13 tips to save money on your next cruise Wave season is just around the corner, and there are deals to be had

(eTN) - Thinking of taking a cruise? Then you picked the right time — and you’re reading the right story.

Wave season — the time of year when most cruises are booked — is just ...

Airline American Eagle Airlines to Begin Service Between Dallas/Fort Worth and Grand Junction, Colo.

FORT WORTH, Texas (TVLW) - American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will add two daily nonstop flights between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Grand Junction ...

Airports DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Washington Dulles International Airport

WASHINGTON (eTN) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now collecting additional fingerprints from international visitors arriving at Washington Dulles International Airport ...

Airline Alaska Airlines Inaugurates Anchorage-Honolulu Service

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (TVLW) - Alaska Airlines today inaugurated nonstop, year-round service between Anchorage, Alaska, and Honolulu. The airline launched nonstop Seattle-Honolulu service Oct. 12 and ...

US Virgin Islands USVI governor meets with cruise association officials

MIAMI, USA (TVLW) - While in Miami this week, US Virgin Islands Governor John deJongh Jr. met with the officials of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) and representatives of major ...

Canada Aeroplan offers carbon offsets

MONTREAL (TVLW) - The Aeroplan customer loyalty program has a new travel theme song - and it's distinctly green.

Aeroplan Income Fund, best known as operator of Air Canada's frequent-flyer ...

US Air CEO Delta could spark mergers

WASHINGTON (TVLW) - Delta Air Lines could trigger a much-needed wave of airline consolidation, the chief executive of rival US Airways Group said on Wednesday.

Speaking at the Reuters ...

Public tours of Michael Vick property attracts curious tourists

SURRY, Va. (eTN) - Sherry Walker descended the polished hardwood stairs and joined husband Ben in what used to be Michael Vick's den.

"The bathroom - oh my God! - has a fireplace. It's ...

Airline Delta stopping airline service to Tupelo

(TVLW) - Delta spokeswoman Susan Elliott said the airline�s Atlantic Southeast Airlines regional carrier, will fly out of Tupelo for the last time on Jan. 7 at 7:50 a.m.

�Obviously, we ...

Mexico Mexico peyote site suffers onslaught of tourists, mining

REAL DE CATORCE, Mexico (eTN) – Pity the peyote, the legendary cactus whose hallucinogenic powers inspired gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson and an entire generation of hippies.

This ...

Which way to go? Singles should head to New York, bookworms to LA

NEW YORK (eTN) - For singles, New York is the place in the United States to find events. For pet lovers, it's San Diego and bookworms should head to Los Angeles.

Iguana invasion Florida island takes up arms against iguana invasion

MIAMI (eTN) - Florida's idyllic Gasparilla island has taken up arms against aggressive foreign intruders, but the Mexican spiny-tailed iguanas are putting up a tough fight, devouring landscaped ...

Planes pass within 300 feet at airport Jets avoid near collision at Baltimore-Washington airport

LINTHICUM, Md. (eTN) - Two passenger jets passed within 300 feet of each other while one was landing and the other taking off at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport last ...

News US corporate media deliberately censors the news

Peter Phillips

The corporate media in the US likes to think of themselves as the official most accurate news reporting of the day. The New York Times motto of “all the news that’s fit to print” is a clear ...

Indy Rakes In Tourist Dollars

(eTN) - New figures released on Thursday indicate that Indianapolis is rolling in dough from the tourist trade.

The numbers, from the Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Association, ...

Airline RC Airline Using More Efficient Planes

(TVLW) - Despite strong sales, high fuel prices are forcing several major airlines to cut back the number of seats available. Frontier Airlines is trying to get ahead of the rising fuel costs, by ...

Airline United Opens Up East Coast With New Washington Service

CHICAGO (TVLW) - United Airlines today announced that it will serve nine new east coast cities from its hub at Washington-Dulles International Airport. Service between Dulles and Bradford, Pa.; ...

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