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Boeing August plane deliveries plunge 22%

Boeing Deliveries Fall Boeing August plane deliveries plunge 22%

Boeing Co.'s commercial jet deliveries tumbled 22 percent in August, as weaker demand for air travel forces airlines to scale back plans to buy new planes.

Nevada must look beyond tourism to stage yet another comeback

Nevada's Reliance On Tourism Alone Must End Nevada must look beyond tourism to stage yet another comeback

By Guy Rocha

Nevada is mired in the third-worst economic crisis of its history.

Pot farms infesting US tourist spots

Mrijuana Growers Move Into Tourist Territory Pot farms infesting US tourist spots

Drug traffickers are planting millions of marijuana plants on U.S. public lands ever closer to tourist sites, guarding their plots with heavy weaponry, federal authorities say.

Makena Resort and Maui Prince Hotel future brightens as threat of closing disappears

Hawaii Makena Resort and Maui Prince Hotel future brightens as threat of closing disappears

By eTN Staff Writer

MAKENA, MAUI, HI — The Maui Prince Hotel and Makena Resort will continue operating and welcomes reservations as new management prepares for transition.

Hawaiian Airlines joins Go! in shaking down island-hopping tourists and locals

Hawaiian Air To Charge For First Checked Bag Hawaiian Airlines joins Go! in shaking down island-hopping tourists and locals

HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines says it will join its competitors in charging a fee for the first checked bag on interisland flights.

Serious questions raised by FAA decision to not ground Southwest aircraft

Business Travel Coalition Serious questions raised by FAA decision to not ground Southwest aircraft

By eTN Staff Writer

The following statement was released today by the Business Travel Coalition (BTC) regarding the US Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) decision to allow Southwest Airlines to continue to fly ...

"Opt out" scams rampant throughout travel industry

Travel Industry Scams "Opt out" scams rampant throughout travel industry

Ever buy travel insurance you didn't want? Unintended purchases are yet another of the traps the travel industry sets for you. A recent reader's experience shows how it works:

For 10 bucks, Southwest Airlines will let you check-in early

EarlyBird Check-In For 10 bucks, Southwest Airlines will let you check-in early

By eTN Staff Writer

Southwest Airlines announced today its newest product, EarlyBird Check-in, which gives customers the option to score an early boarding position by adding an additional US$10 to the price of a ...

Is Travel Promotion Act a bailout for tourism industry?

Travel Promotion Act And K Street Is Travel Promotion Act a bailout for tourism industry?

Now that Disney has bought Marvel comics, it is reaching out for another partner: the federal government.

Airlines: It's all about making people feel safe when they fly

Airlines Vs. Swine Flu: Round 2 Airlines: It's all about making people feel safe when they fly

After a briefing Tuesday on the Swine Flu, President Barack Obama said the government will strongly recommend that Americans get a Swine Flu vaccine, but it won't be mandatory.

Alaska Airlines resurrects the "nerd bird" route

Wi-Fi One Aircraft Alaska Airlines resurrects the "nerd bird" route

By eTN Staff Writer

Alaska Airlines resurrected today the popular "nerd bird" route, providing nonstop service between San Jose, California and Austin, Texas.

Chapel Hill, N.C. to host gay and lesbian travel symposium

International Gay And Lesbian Travel Association Event Chapel Hill, N.C. to host gay and lesbian travel symposium

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Chapel Hill area will host a familiarization tour and symposium for members of the gay and lesbian travel trade, including media and tour planners, September 24-27, ...

.Travel announces its fall trade show attendance

Travel Promotion .Travel announces its fall trade show attendance

By eTN Staff Writer

.Travel, the top-level domain for the travel and tourism industry, announced its fall trade show attendance.

Alaska Airlines' traffic dips in August

Alaska Airlines Traffic Down Alaska Airlines' traffic dips in August

Alaska Airlines said it carried fewer passengers in August compared with the same month a year earlier. But the airline’s planes are fuller and its on-time performance has improved.

Discovery Cruise offers Floridians US$19.99 fares

Extreme Low-Fare Staycations Discovery Cruise offers Floridians US$19.99 fares

By eTN Staff Writer

Discovery Cruise Line, the largest tour operator between South Florida and Grand Bahama Island, announced its lowest fare EVER.

Loan default equals 380 layoff notices at Maui Prince Hotel

Hawaii Loan default equals 380 layoff notices at Maui Prince Hotel

In the wake of foreclosure proceedings against the Maui Prince Hotel, the company that manages the resort and neighboring golf course said it will terminate its contract with the hotel's owner on ...

United’s cost-shifting plan means fewer choices, little to no consumer protection, higher prices

ASTA Briefing United’s cost-shifting plan means fewer choices, little to no consumer protection, higher prices

By eTN Staff Writer

A recent plan by United Airlines to shift its credit card merchant fees and the associated risk onto the backs of consumers and travel agents would undermine the chargeback protection guaranteed ...

Medical tourism and global healthcare conference coming to LA

2nd Annual World Medical Tourism And Global Health Congress Medical tourism and global healthcare conference coming to LA

LOS ANGELES - The 2nd Annual World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress, the largest medical tourism congress in the world, announces speakers, sponsors and record increase in attendance ...

Southwest axes 3 routes, reduces flights on 92

Southwest Airline Schedule Readjustment Southwest axes 3 routes, reduces flights on 92

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines will temporarily halt flights on three routes early next year as it deals with a decline in air traffic and tries to bend its schedule to fit seasonal demand.

Hurricane season begins in US

US Hurricane Trivia Hurricane season begins in US

SAN DIEGO - With Hurricane Jimena heading toward Baja, and September being one of the more active months of "Hurricane Season" each year, CSA Travel Protection compiled and offers 10 facts of ...

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.

Southwest receives FAA's extension

FAA Extends Deadline For Southwest Airlines Southwest receives FAA's extension

Dozens of Southwest Airlines planes continue to operate even though federal investigators discovered last month that they were using unauthorized parts.

Fewer Californians will travel on Labor Day

Labor Day Travel Fewer Californians will travel on Labor Day

LOS ANGELES - The number of people hitting the road for Labor Day weekend is expected to be sharply down from last year, the Automobile Club of Southern California said on Tuesday.

921 jobs to be cut by American Airlines

American Airlines' Job Cuts 921 jobs to be cut by American Airlines

American Airlines Inc. said Tuesday that 921 flight attendant positions will be eliminated, effective Oct. 1.

Lufthansa AND JetBlue start codeshare

Connect via New York/JFK or Boston Lufthansa AND JetBlue start codeshare

JetBlue Airways and Lufthansa have signed a codeshare agreement under which JetBlue would be allowed to place the Lufthansa code (LH) on JetBlue flights.

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