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Hyatt hotels targeted by global boycott

Global Boycott of Hyatt Hotels Campaign Launched Hyatt hotels targeted by global boycott

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Hyatt hotel workers and their allies will hold demonstrations today to mark the launch of a Global Boycott of Hyatt Hotels.

Aviation industry coalition sends unified message to Congress

Aviation Industry Protests Proposed Tax Increases Aviation industry coalition sends unified message to Congress

WASHINGTON - A united aviation industry coalition of nearly 30 organizations is opposing proposed tax increases, which would lead to significant job loss across all sectors of the industry and the ...

Berliners protest against city's swelling tourism industry

Number of tourists is a hot topic with Berliners Berliners protest against city's swelling tourism industry

It's a scene Berliners have become well accustomed to now that their home draws 9 million visitors every year: strolling in the park and having to dodge Segways and "conference bikes" pedalled by ...

Oman Air staff stage protest

Oman Air workers call for better working conditions Oman Air staff stage protest

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Employees of Oman's national airline are protesting in front of the company's headquarters in a rare expression of labor unrest in the strategically important Gulf ...

AirTran flight attendants to protest stalled negotiations

AirTran Protest AirTran flight attendants to protest stalled negotiations

AirTran flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), will protest stalled contract negotiations on Wednesday, November 24 as they picket outside ...

Swiss Air Lines targeted by gay rights activists in Moscow

Swiss Airline Under Fire In Moscow Swiss Air Lines targeted by gay rights activists in Moscow

Gay rights activists on Friday held the first street protest sanctioned by City Hall, picketing the local office of a Swiss airline that they accused of mistreating their leader.

Protest in India causes flight cancellations

Jet Airways And JetLite Cease Air Service Protest in India causes flight cancellations

INDIA - West Bengal witnessed a near-complete shutdown in response to the nationwide 24-hour strike called by several central trade unions on Tuesday in protest against the policies of the UPA ...

Spirit Airlines pilots to picket at LaGuardia

pilots plan protest Spirit Airlines pilots to picket at LaGuardia

Pilots at Spirit Airlines plan to picket at LaGuardia International Airport tomorrow, just a few days after the company said it would start a direct route from Detroit to Atlantic City.

Delta, Continental, Lufthansa, Mesa, Colgan pilots join picketing at United

Airline Industry Delta, Continental, Lufthansa, Mesa, Colgan pilots join picketing at United

By Ann Keeton

CHICAGO - Pilots from five airlines joined a picket line of union pilots at United Airlines, a unit of UAL Corp., to protest job outsourcing by airlines around the world.

Facebook page blasts United Airlines over ridiculous bicycle fee

United Takes Beating On Facebook Again Facebook page blasts United Airlines over ridiculous bicycle fee

By Hugo Martin

United Airlines' image took a beating last summer when Canadian musician Dave Carroll posted a music video on YouTube.com about how United baggage handlers broke his guitar while he was on a ...

Spirit Airlines pilots say they are ready to strike

Spirit Airlines Labor Battle Spirit Airlines pilots say they are ready to strike

By TED JACKOVICS

TAMPA - Spirit Airlines pilots on Monday said they are ready to strike and demonstrated outside the airline's Miramar headquarters in the latest round of a labor battle that's been ongoing for ...

Cuba protests screening of Cuban citizens flying into US

Cuba's Protest Cuba protests screening of Cuban citizens flying into US

HAVANA – Cuba has summoned the top U.S. diplomat on the island to protest extra screening for Cuban citizens flying into the United States.

US, UK protest India's new tight tourism rules

India Tightens Visa Rules US, UK protest India's new tight tourism rules

By Gethin Chamberlain

Britain and the US have lodged a diplomatic protest with India after the government in Delhi introduced rules barring tourists from returning to the country within two months of any visit.

US Airways flight attendants to protest at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport

Wage Rates Frozen Since 2002 US Airways flight attendants to protest at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport

By eTN Staff Writer

US Airways flight attendants, based in Phoenix and represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), will picket at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport on Friday, November 13, 2009, to ...

Pilots protest flying hours rules

Europe's Pilots Stage Protest Pilots protest flying hours rules

LONDON, England - Airline pilots and cabin crew across Europe are holding demonstrations Monday to protest over rules governing their flying hours which they say are putting the lives of ...

Angry Comorans protests target airline

Yemenia Crash Angry Comorans protests target airline

PARIS - ANGRY Comorans delayed a Paris flight to Sanaa and shut down travel agents in Marseille on Wednesday in fury at the crash of an airliner that left 152 feared dead, saying the tragedy could ...

Iran: The days of living dangerously

Iran Unrest Iran: The days of living dangerously

By Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

As Iran’s top cleric, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has declared Iran's recent election legitimate, a “no major fraud.” He will not denounce the results of the presidential election, stopping a ...

UAL workers to protest annual meeting

United Airlines UAL workers to protest annual meeting

By eTN Staff Writer

United Airlines (UAL) workers are furious with repeated bonus programs, worth hundreds of millions US dollars, that continue to be paid to its airline executives while workers are still being ...

Former TWA flight attendants picket union headquarters

American Airlines Former TWA flight attendants picket union headquarters

By star-telegram.com

Dozens of American Airlines flight attendants demonstrated Tuesday, but their anger wasn’t directed at airline management or executive bonuses.

BTC urges industry protest DOT decision

Business Travel Coalition BTC urges industry protest DOT decision

By travelagentcentral.com

Warning of higher prices and reduced options, the Business Travel Coalition (BTC) is inviting North American, European and all other travel buyers and travel management companies (TMC) to join a ...

Indian travel agents face harsh reality of fading airline commission

India on Airline Commission Indian travel agents face harsh reality of fading airline commission

By Yusof Sulaiman, eTN Asia/Pacific

Around 2,000 Indian travel agents and online travel portals have threatened to continue their boycott of Singapore Airlines (SIA) over the carrier’s stance of non-payment of 5 percent commission ...

Iceland’s tourist industry condemns whaling

Iceland Iceland’s tourist industry condemns whaling

By icelandreview.com

The Icelandic Travel Industry Association (SAF) released a statement yesterday condemning the decision of outgoing Minister of Fisheries Einar K. Gudfinnsson for issuing a new quota on whaling. ...

Plans To Protest At Airport Raelians claim religious discrimination at McCarran Airport

By eTN Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS, NV - Dozens of Raelians were forced to leave McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas Saturday afternoon under threat of arrest, but the police officers involved refused to say on ...

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