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Continental Airlines names plane after first black commercial pilot in US

Airline Names Jetliner After Marlon Green Continental Airlines names plane after first black commercial pilot in US

By SHANNON BUGGS

It took Marlon Green more than six years to battle Continental Airlines to become the first black hired as a pilot fora U.S. passenger airline.

O'Hare landing-fee hike riles airlines

O'Hare Airport Landing And Rental Fees Increase O'Hare landing-fee hike riles airlines

By MARY WISNIEWSKI

Sharply increased landing and rental fees at O'Hare Airport have angered airlines, threatening the city's airport expansion plans.

Skal Seattle and Skal Victoria BC form partnership

Promoting The 2010 Winter Olympics Skal Seattle and Skal Victoria BC form partnership

By eTN Staff Writer

Two Pacific northwest travel clubs, SKAL International Seattle and SKAL International Victoria in British Columbia, have partnered to promote the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and client ...

American Airlines may face multi-million dollar fine

FAA May Fine American Airlines American Airlines may face multi-million dollar fine

The Federal Aviation Administration’s two-year investigation of safety problems at American Airlines could result in an eight-figure fine for the Dallas, Texas-based airline.

Rob McKinney named new president of SeaPort Airlines

SeaPort Airlines Rob McKinney named new president of SeaPort Airlines

PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland-based SeaPort Airlines has named its chief operating officer, Rob McKinney, as its new president.

US Airways-Delta plan to swap slots stalled by DOT

Airline Industry US Airways-Delta plan to swap slots stalled by DOT

NEW YORK - A plan by US Airways and Delta Air Lines to make their New York and Washington, D.C., operations more profitable could get the axe unless they agree to open those markets to more ...

Hawaii Tourism Authority 2010 Natural Resources Program awards

Protecting Natural Areas Frequented By Visitors Hawaii Tourism Authority 2010 Natural Resources Program awards

By eTN Staff Writer

HONOLULU, HI — The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state agency for tourism, has announced the selection of 27 community-based projects throughout the state to receive funding in 2010 ...

OpenSkies launches new route linking DC to Paris

New Nonstop All Business Class Service OpenSkies launches new route linking DC to Paris

By eTN Staff Writer

OpenSkies, the unique all-business class airline, announced today it will introduce a new service between Washington Dulles International Airport and Paris Orly Airport beginning May 3.

Global study shows significant losses from unmanaged hotel programs

Research Examines Policy And Cost Control Global study shows significant losses from unmanaged hotel programs

By eTN Staff Writer

Egencia previewed results today from a global study "Hotel Cost Control: Savings and Opportunities," finding that companies risk tremendous annual budget losses through unmanaged travel ...

Loews CEO Tisch: US did a “good job of killing” hotel business

Corporate Travel Loews CEO Tisch: US did a “good job of killing” hotel business

By Jamie McGee

Jim Tisch, the leader of Loews Corp., said the U.S.

Top attractions, hotels unite to promote Hollywood to out-of-town tourists

Visit Hollywood 2010 Campaign Top attractions, hotels unite to promote Hollywood to out-of-town tourists

By Hugo Martín

A coalition of Hollywood tourism boosters plans to kick off a promotional campaign Tuesday to draw visitors to celebrate several milestones and attraction openings taking place in 2010.

Alaska Air ditches Jones Soda, goes back to Coke

Alaska Airlines Alaska Air ditches Jones Soda, goes back to Coke

By Melissa Allison

Less than two years after switching to beverages from Seattle underdog Jones Soda on their flights, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air will move back to soda pop giant Coca-Cola on March 1.

American Airlines to charge for blankets starting May 1

Inflight Charges American Airlines to charge for blankets starting May 1

American Airlines will begin charging $8 for blankets starting on May 1. The airline will not have blankets available at all for flights less than two hours.

Southwest is under FAA scrutiny again

Southwest Airlines Southwest is under FAA scrutiny again

By DAVID KOENIG

Federal officials are investigating Southwest Airlines over the way it handled structural repairs on dozens of jets, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Weather puts new burden on American carriers

Airline Industry Weather puts new burden on American carriers

A brutal snow storm that snarled air traffic and grounded flights along the East Coast this week also clouded the outlook for carriers that must foot the bill for stranded passengers.

Hillside Travel president wins stay at award-winning five-star Corinthia Hotel Prague

Drawing at 1st ATS-NY Skal joint MICE market seminar Hillside Travel president wins stay at award-winning five-star Corinthia Hotel Prague

By eTN Staff Writer

Alice Tillem, president, Hillside Travel of Hicksville, New York, was the lucky winner of a complimentary stay at the five-star Corinthia Hotel Prague.

Hawaii tourism is missing a Golden opportunity

Golden Week In China Hawaii tourism is missing a Golden opportunity

By Linda Hohnholz, eTN

The roots of Hawaii’s cultural history are intertwined with many of the Asian races.

Hawaii Tourism Association applauds HVCB phone sales campaign

Marketing Strategy Hawaii Tourism Association applauds HVCB phone sales campaign

By Linda Hohnholz, eTN

HONOLULU, HI – The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) announced today that they are launching a telephone sales campaign this week in an effort to bring new meetings business to the ...

US winter storms continue to cause flight delays and cancellations

More Snow US winter storms continue to cause flight delays and cancellations

By eTN Staff Writer

More winter weather is headed to the mid-Atlantic, midwest, and northeast, bringing even more snow to the already deluged areas.

American Tourism Society and NY Skal hold first joint seminar focusing on meeting and conference opportunities

New And Established Markets American Tourism Society and NY Skal hold first joint seminar focusing on meeting and conference opportunities

By eTN Staff Writer

The highly successful and well attended first joint American Tourism Society (ATS) and New York SKAL seminar focused on meetings and conference opportunities in new, as well as established ...

Hawaii visitor industry partners launch statewide sales blitz for new meetings business

Collaborative Sales Effort Hawaii visitor industry partners launch statewide sales blitz for new meetings business

By eTN Staff Writer

HONOLULU, HI – In a first for Hawaii’s tourism industry, group sales professionals representing resorts, hotels, and travel companies statewide are banding together to launch a coordinated ...

Canada's top 13 must-experience winter places unveiled

Canada's Must-Experience Places Canada's top 13 must-experience winter places unveiled

VANCOUVER - Olympic fever and national pride hits an all-time high as Canada prepares to welcome the world for the 2010 Winter Games.

New flights to Alaska may result in lower fares

Airline Industry New flights to Alaska may result in lower fares

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Travel industry officials say more airline flights to Alaska this summer may boost competition and result in lower fares to some Lower 48 cities.

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