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Flight Cancelled Hawaiian Airlines aircraft suffers damage from bird strike

By Linda Hohnholz, eTN

HONOLULU, HI (eTN) - Unknown to the crew of a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Portland, Oregon, the aircraft was hit by a bird strike, which caused damaged to an engine and wing ...

JetBlue sees bump-up in passenger traffic

Aviation News JetBlue sees bump-up in passenger traffic

NEW YORK - JetBlue Airways Corporation reported its preliminary traffic results for September 2010.

Extended Stay Hotels emerge from bankruptcy

Company Purchasded For 3.925 Billion US Dollars Extended Stay Hotels emerge from bankruptcy

SPARTANBURG, South Carolina - Extended Stay Hotels emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today, after an investment group purchased 100 percent of the company for US$3.925 billion.

United and Air Canada to form transborder joint venture

Airlines to strengthen US-Canada Network United and Air Canada to form transborder joint venture

MONTREAL and CHICAGO - Air Canada and United Continental Holdings, Inc.

American Airlines Los Angeles-Shanghai service approved

Aviation News American Airlines Los Angeles-Shanghai service approved

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines, a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, today issued the following statement:

Large banks creating a crisis for hoteliers

Big Banks Refusing To Restructure Loans Large banks creating a crisis for hoteliers

By Stanley Turkel

Almost 100 Asian American hotel owners held an emergency meeting in Atlanta in late August 2010 to discuss a strategy for addressing the financial crisis being created by the lending and ...

American Airlines recalls 795 furloughed employees

545 AA Flight Attendants and 250 Pilots recalled American Airlines recalls 795 furloughed employees

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today announced that it is sending recall notices to 545 flight attendants and 250 pilots.

Virgin America introduces new globally inspired menus

Aviation News Virgin America introduces new globally inspired menus

SAN FRANCISCO - Virgin America, the California-based airline known for its award-winning cuisine, today introduces new seasonal menus for First Class, Main Cabin Select and Main Cabin service.

Pennsylvania Governor grants 5.4 million dollars to keep 600,000 tourism jobs alive

5th Most Visited US State Pennsylvania Governor grants 5.4 million dollars to keep 600,000 tourism jobs alive

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - To sustain the more than 600,000 tourism jobs in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Governor Edward G.

New Canadian coalition created to prevent the sexual exploitation of children

Air Canada Hosts Forum New Canadian coalition created to prevent the sexual exploitation of children

By Nadja Pollaert

TORONTO, Canada: Sexual exploitation of children around the world must stop. Several Canadian organizations and companies have formed a coalition and joined forces to take action to this end.

World Travel and Tourism Council appoints David Scowsill president and CEO

Steps Into New Role November 15 World Travel and Tourism Council appoints David Scowsill president and CEO

NEW YORK, NY - The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced the appointment of David Scowsill as its new president and CEO.

Sixth Boeing 787 makes first flight

Dreamliner Saga Continues Sixth Boeing 787 makes first flight

EVERETT, Wash. - The final Boeing 787 Dreamliner to join the flight test fleet made its first flight today from Paine Field in Everett, Wash.

JetBlue to launch daily nonstop Puerto Rico-Florida service

JetBlue To Fly From San Juan to Jacksonville JetBlue to launch daily nonstop Puerto Rico-Florida service

JetBlue Airways today announces plans to continue expanding its San Juan, Puerto Rico focus city at Luis Munoz Marin International Airport with daily nonstop service to Jacksonville, Florida ...

Air Lease Corporation orders up to 60 Boeing jets

Boeing and Air Lease Finalize deal Air Lease Corporation orders up to 60 Boeing jets

SEATTLE - Boeing and new leasing company Air Lease Corporation have finalized an order for up to 60 Next-Generation 737-800s.

Plane held at gate after child onboard reported sick

Frontier Airlines plane held in Denver Plane held at gate after child onboard reported sick

By Greg Morrison

A flight from Mexico was held at a Colorado airport after a 23-month-old child onboard was reported sick, a Frontier Airlines spokeswoman said.

Alaska Airlines begins San Diego-Maui service

Aviation News Alaska Airlines begins San Diego-Maui service

SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines starts new daily service today between San Diego and Kahului, Maui.

American Airlines to launch nonstop Los Angeles-Shanghai service

Los Angeles-Shanghai Nonstop Flights American Airlines to launch nonstop Los Angeles-Shanghai service

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines, a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, filed an application with the United States Department of Transportation seeking authority to launch nonstop ...

Texas visitors generate billions of dollars

Taxes and Spending in Texas Texas visitors generate billions of dollars

One of the leading export industries in the Lone Star State might surprise you: it's tourism.

The hotel that makes a difference in Micronesia

Pacific Islands Club Saipan The hotel that makes a difference in Micronesia

If there was a nomination for the most sports-oriented hotel in Micronesia, the winner in this category would be Pacific Islands Club Saipan (

Top Spots That Offer Radiant Foliage Top 10 fall foliage destinations in the US

NEWTON, Mass. - Top ten fall foliage destinations in the U.S. have been announced. The list is based a TripAdvisor survey of more than 2,300 travelers.

Green Globe University announces new sustainability training for travel and tourism professionals

Comprehensive Program Green Globe University announces new sustainability training for travel and tourism professionals

LOS ANGELES, CA - Green Globe University announces new training programs for travel industry professionals who wish to improve their understanding of sustainable operation and management.

Continental reaches tentative agreement with flight attendants

Continental Airlines Continental reaches tentative agreement with flight attendants

HOUSTON - Continental Airlines today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) ...

Virgin America launches online promotion

Awkward Family Photos Promotion Virgin America launches online promotion

SAN FRANCISCO - Virgin America today launches an online promotion with Awkward Family Photos that celebrates the airline's new Orlando service – and family vacations everywhere.

Vacation rentals growing as option for business travelers

Vacation Rental Marketplace Report Vacation rentals growing as option for business travelers

AUSTIN, Texas - While vacation rentals have long been popular among families and groups traveling together, HomeAway®, Inc.

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