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FAA, air traffic controllers reach agreement on new fatigue rules

New fatigue rules for air traffic controllers FAA, air traffic controllers reach agreement on new fatigue rules

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association announced details Friday of a new agreement on fatigue recommendations in the aftermath of several ...

FAA to propose new rules aimed at reducing pilot fatigue

Aviation News FAA to propose new rules aimed at reducing pilot fatigue

After a regional airliner crashed in western New York a year and a half ago, killing 50 people, the Obama administration promised swift action to prevent similar tragedies.

Greater regulation of adventure tourism urged in New Zealand

Regulating adventure tourism in NZ Greater regulation of adventure tourism urged in New Zealand

Oliver Smith

The father of a 21-year-old British girl who drowned while riverboarding in New Zealand will continue his fight for greater regulation of the country’s adventure tourism sector, despite new ...

Barcelona to tourists: Get dressed when you leave beach

Barcelona's Bikini War Barcelona to tourists: Get dressed when you leave beach

Holidaymakers are peeling off the layers as temperatures soar across Europe but it seems that scantily-clad tourists in Barcelona are getting residents a bit hot under the collar.

EU to end restrictions on liquids in carry-on luggage by April 2013

European Airline Industry EU to end restrictions on liquids in carry-on luggage by April 2013

The European Union will end current restrictions on liquids in air passengers' hand luggage by April 2013 in an overhaul of aviation security, the EU's executive said Thursday.

Strict visa rules causing huge problem for Irish tourism industry

Tourism Ireland Strict visa rules causing huge problem for Irish tourism industry

GENEVIEVE CARBERY

Strict visa requirements for visitors from certain countries are causing “huge problems” for the tourism industry, the body representing coach operators said yesterday.

Qantas foreign ownership rules to change

Quantas Qantas foreign ownership rules to change

Geoff Easdown

QANTAS will be free to become the dominant partner in an airline merger under a Federal Government plan to ease the rules on foreign investment.

New fatigue rules called for by carriers, pilots unions

Combating Pilot Fatigue New fatigue rules called for by carriers, pilots unions

Representatives of the airline industry and pilots unions agreed to an overhaul of rules aimed at combating cockpit fatigue, according to people familiar with the situation, a move that could ...

Fighting pilots' fatigue might require new rules

Crowded Skies And Exhausted Pilots Are A Bad Mix Fighting pilots' fatigue might require new rules

WASHINGTON — Crowded skies and exhausted pilots are a bad mix, the airline industry and pilot unions agree, but they're struggling over what to do about it.

Cruise line industry endorses tougher safety rules

Cruise News Cruise line industry endorses tougher safety rules

The cruise ship industry has agreed to new safety rules making it easier to find out who's knocking at a cabin door.

Kids flying solo

Air Travel Kids flying solo

Numerous children ages 5-17 fly within the U.S. without an adult during summer. If your child will be among them, use this update on fees and tips to make the trip smooth.

Many hurry to get travel documents

Tighter Rules For Returning US Citizens Start June 1 Many hurry to get travel documents

Leslie Berestein Union-Tribune Staff Writer

Filling out an application at the post office on Midway Drive in San Diego last week, Fernando De Santiago was among the last-minute customers who have been lining up there to obtain a passport or ...

Ways to fly cheaper and hassle-free with pets

Flying With Pets Ways to fly cheaper and hassle-free with pets

mercurynews.com

We dress them up. We feed them gourmet foods. We treat them like members of the family.

New rules for Dubai seek to tame expat exploits

Dubai New rules for Dubai seek to tame expat exploits

AP

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A peck on the cheek in public? Probably OK. Steamy embrace? Get a room.

Ministry eases laws for foreign cruise ships

India Ministry eases laws for foreign cruise ships

livemint.com

Bangalore: Foreign cruise ships can now take passengers all along India’s coast without restriction, after the government eased a law banning foreign-registered ships from calling at more than ...

Can they do that? Travel rules you need to know

Travel Can they do that? Travel rules you need to know

msnbc.msn.com

A recent “World for $1” promotion by LastMinuteTravel.com promised a room “in any of our 15,000 hotels” for $1 a night. The only catch?

Space tourists to get limited protection

Space Tourism Space tourists to get limited protection

space.newscientist.com

The European Aviation Safety Agency is developing safety rules for civilian space flight - but they will only apply while craft are in the Earth's atmosphere.

Airline Ownership US, India, EU discuss relaxing rules on airline ownership

bloomberg.com

US, India, the European Union and a dozen other countries are exploring ways to liberalize the aviation industry after a weekend summit meeting in Istanbul organized by the International Air ...

New rules on VAT

Current VAT Legislation Has Problems New rules on VAT

eTN Staff Writer

Travel and tourism is the largest sector of the EU economy. Europe’s share of global tourism is declining – bad news for European exports.

Overweight Americans sink old boat-safety rule

US Overweight Americans sink old boat-safety rule

Cindy Skrzycki, bloomberg.com

The growth of America's waistline has hit the waterways. Since it's not polite to throw a man overboard, the U.S.

CLIA Introduces New CLIA ID Card Rules

CLIA CLIA Introduces New CLIA ID Card Rules

travelagentcentral.com

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced that travel agent qualifications for the official CLIA ID Card in 2009 will include enrollment in, or achievement of, CLIA Cruise ...

Cannon primed but won't fire

Minister Yet To Implement New Advertising Rules For Airline Ticket Prices Cannon primed but won't fire

The new fuel surcharges adopted by Canadian airlines last month have not only riled consumer groups, politicians and passengers, they have sharpened the focus on why a bit of legislation that ...

TSA rules to blame in pilot's gun mishap

Pilots And Airline Pilots Security Alliance TSA rules to blame in pilot's gun mishap

Washington, DC - Airline pilots and federal flight deck officers (FFDO) say ill-conceived TSA weapons handling rules were to blame for the accidental discharge of a pilot's firearm in the cockpit ...

Use ’em or lose ’em

Frequent-flier Airline Miles Use ’em or lose ’em

The programs are now more than 26 years old, and chances are you’re a member of at least one of them. Some of you are members of multiple programs. And the numbers, to say the least, are ...

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