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Spirit Airlines names new board member

Spirit Airlines names new board member

MIRAMAR, Florida - Spirit Airlines announced that its shareholders have elected its newest board member, effective June 16, 2015.

Hawaii Governor Ige returns from ‘productive and successful’ trip to Japan

Hawaii Governor Ige returns from ‘productive and successful’ trip to Japan

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Hawaii Governor David Ige returned from Japan after a productive and successful first international trip as governor.

Killings everywhere: How safe is it to travel to the United States of America?

Killings everywhere: How safe is it to travel to the United States of America?

It turned out to be another bloody Saturday in the United States. Police are killing citizens, citizens are killing other citizens - it's only a matter of time until someone kills visitors.

Sail with the 12s

Official Cruise Line of the Seattle Seahawks Sail with the 12s

Princess Cruises, the Official Cruise Line of the Seattle Seahawks, kicked off the "Sail with the 12s" Seahawks Fan Cruise today with a spirited onboard rally featuring Seahawks Wide Receivers ...

Hawaii first in US prohibits tobacco to anyone under 21

Hawaii first in US prohibits tobacco to anyone under 21

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Hawaii Governor David Ige signed the historic tobacco legislation, Senate Bill 1030 (Act 122) into law Friday, June 19.

Boeing opens state-of-the-art research center in Alabama

Boeing opens state-of-the-art research center in Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, AL - Boeing officially opened its new research and technology center in Alabama.

Princess Cruises brings guests closer to Shark Week

Princess Cruises brings guests closer to Shark Week

SANTA CLARITA, CA - As part of the recently announced Discovery at Sea program, in partnership with Discovery Consumer Products, the licensing arm of Discovery Communications, Princess Cruises is ...

Bryce Canyon Country welcomes the world for 16th annual Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally

Bryce Canyon Country welcomes the world for 16th annual Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally

PANGUITCH, UT - The small, southern Utah community of Panguitch is just a week away from welcoming thousands of guests—essentially quadrupling the town's population—for the 16th annual ...

EVA lands Hello Kitty Shining Star Jet in Houston

EVA lands Hello Kitty Shining Star Jet in Houston

HOUSTON, TX - EVA Air Chairman KW Chang was captain in charge of an inaugural nonstop Taipei-Houston flight with a brand-new specially painted Boeing 777-300ER on Friday, June 19, 2015.

NASA TV coverage set for SpaceX resupply mission to International Space Station

NASA TV coverage set for SpaceX resupply mission to International Space Station

WASHINGTON, DC - NASA commercial partner SpaceX currently is targeting Sunday, June 28, for the launch of its seventh cargo delivery to the International Space Station under the agency's ...

When traveling through Canada, even President Obama has a BeaverTail

When traveling through Canada, even President Obama has a BeaverTail

By Maria G. Yates

BeaverTails made international headlines when President Barack Obama, during his travels on his first official visit to Canada in February 2009, dropped into Byward Market with the sole purpose of ...

Qatar Airways brings 5-star dining to JFK

Qatar Airways brings 5-star dining to JFK

NEW YORK, NY - Last night, Qatar Airways invited a select group of media guests to enjoy a 5-star dining experience on-board a Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER — all while parked on the tarmac of ...

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757 expands testing

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757 expands testing

SEATTLE, WA - Boeing announced the next phase in ecoDemonstrator 757 testing today, including the first flight with US-made "green diesel" and two new environment-related technologies.

Cruise ship with 274 on board crashed in New York

Cruise ship with 274 on board crashed in New York

The Saint Laurent, a cruise ship owned by International Shipping Partners, with 274 passengers and crew on board has crashed into a wall in a river lock in upstate New York, USA.

Hyatt Place Chicago/Midway Airport celebrates official opening

Hyatt Place Chicago/Midway Airport celebrates official opening

CHICAGO, IL - White Lodging Services, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and the Weglarz Company today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Chicago/Midway Airport, just two blocks from Midway International ...

US Tour Operators Association CEO to speak at Swahili Tourism Expo

US Tour Operators Association CEO to speak at Swahili Tourism Expo

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) is pleased to announce that Terry Dale, CEO and President of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) will be a featured ...

Are Americans bad flyers? Poor flying habits may be impacting performance

Are Americans bad flyers? Poor flying habits may be impacting performance

NEW YORK, NY - Flying takes a heavy toll on Americans' performance: according to results released today from a 1Above survey conducted online in May by Harris Poll among over 2,000 US adults, 81% ...

Ferraris return to retrace historic road race course at Pebble Beach

Ferraris return to retrace historic road race course at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - Hopes ran high for the 1949 Ferrari 166 Mille Miglia owned by Jim Kimberly when it pulled to the starting line of the 2nd annual Pebble Beach Road Races in 1951.

Boeing donates $100,000 to family members of Charleston shooting victims

Boeing donates $100,000 to family members of Charleston shooting victims

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - Boeing announced today that it is donating $100,000 to the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund, established by the City of Charleston to provide for the needs of the family members of ...

Thrilling takeoff: New Boeing video takes viewers inside 787-9 Dreamliner flight deck

Thrilling takeoff: New Boeing video takes viewers inside 787-9 Dreamliner flight deck

EVERETT, WA - Boeing today released a follow-up to its popular 787-9 Dreamliner demonstration video, bringing the public into the flight deck as Boeing's expert crew rehearsed for the 2015 Paris ...

NASA hosts Rocket Week at Wallops Flight Facility

NASA hosts Rocket Week at Wallops Flight Facility

WASHINGTON, DC - Students and educators from across the country will have the chance to be rocket scientists during Rocket Week, June 20-26 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

FAA proposes $70K penalty against Home Depot for hazardous materials violations

FAA proposes $70K penalty against Home Depot for hazardous materials violations

WASHINGTON, DC — The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $70,000 civil penalty against Home Depot of Atlanta for allegedly violating Hazardous ...

Mayors call on President Obama for climate change action in US

Mayors call on President Obama for climate change action in US

WASHINGTON, DC - The Mayors National Climate Action Agenda today called on President Obama to fight for the strongest possible climate agreement at the upcoming 21st Conference of the Parties to ...

World's largest LEGO© Brick model ship comes to Queen Mary

World's largest LEGO© Brick model ship comes to Queen Mary

LONG BEACH, CA - When Britain's most famous ocean liner was still a dream, the Cunard Lines recruited the John Brown shipyard in Scotland to build what would become the world's most famous ocean ...

Summer travel tips for people with asthma and allergies

Summer travel tips for people with asthma and allergies

VIENNA, VA - Whether it's an overseas vacation, a trip to the beach or a getaway in the country, safe travel for people with asthma and allergies starts with sound planning.

Dozens of exhibitors announced for 2015 Drone World Expo

Dozens of exhibitors announced for 2015 Drone World Expo

SAN JOSE, CA - Precision Integrated and DreamHammer, leading companies in the drone industry, have just been announced as Gold Sponsors for the 2015 Drone World Expo.

Open Skies:  Momentum in Washington is starting to turn United, Delta, American

New Research: Open Skies Agreements Deliver Massive Benefits to U.S. Economy, Job Creation, Tax Revenue—and Airlines Open Skies: Momentum in Washington is starting to turn United, Delta, American

The ongoing airline war between United Airlines, Delta and American against Etihad Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways is shifting momentum - even in the U.S. capital Washington D.C.

U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics releases April 2015 passenger airline employment data

U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics releases April 2015 passenger airline employment data

US scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.6 percent more workers in April 2015 than in April 2014, the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported ...

Washington legislature kills tax hike on travel agents

Washington legislature kills tax hike on travel agents

In the wake of a vigorous campaign waged by the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and its Washington state members, the society is applauding the Washington legislature for its decision to ...

eTN alert of caution on World Travel Awards

Are the Oscar Awards of the travel industry bogus? eTN alert of caution on World Travel Awards

HALEIWA, HI- After eTurboNews today announced it has canceled its media partnership with the UK-based World Travel Awards with immediate effect, eTN Publisher Juergen Thomas Steinmetz issued the ...

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