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Qatar Airways Horror experience included vagina examination at Doha Airport
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Qatar Airways Horror experience included vagina examination at Doha Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 26, 2020

Women passengers on Qatar Airways QR908 checking in to fly from Doha to Sydney were ordered by Qatar Authorities on ... Read More

Happy Landings for Embrace “Home” Kong
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Happy Landings for Embrace “Home” Kong

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 24, 2020

More than 100 passengers boarded Hong Kong Airlines Flight HX852 today for their first Hong Kong to Hong Kong service. ... Read More

De Havilland Canada delivers two Dash 8-400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines
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De Havilland Canada delivers two Dash 8-400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 24, 2020

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited announces the delivery of another two Dash 8-400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines, including the ... Read More

IATA: Air Canada continues to combat illegal wildlife trade
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IATA: Air Canada continues to combat illegal wildlife trade

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 24, 2020

Air Canada is proud to announce today that it has successfully attained the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Illegal Wildlife ... Read More

Singapore Airlines re-launches world’s longest flight to New York’s JFK
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Singapore Airlines re-launches world’s longest flight to New York’s JFK

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 24, 2020

The flag carrier airline of Singapore announced that it will re-launch its world's longest nonstop flight to New York next ... Read More

FAA virtual airport design challenge takes off
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FAA virtual airport design challenge takes off

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 23, 2020

Calling all K-12 students interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM): The 2020 Federal Aviation Administration STEM Aviation and ... Read More

Qatar Airways receives three new Airbus A350-1000 jets
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Qatar Airways receives three new Airbus A350-1000 jets

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 23, 2020

Qatar Airways announced that it has taken delivery today of three more Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, reaffirming its position as the ... Read More

Delta Air Lines receives first US-assembled Airbus A220 jet
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Delta Air Lines receives first US-assembled Airbus A220 jet

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 22, 2020

Airbus has delivered its first U.S.-assembled A220 aircraft from Mobile, Alabama, underlining the aircraft manufacturer’s role as a global aircraft ... Read More

United Airlines announces daily nonstop Houston-Key West flights
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United Airlines announces daily nonstop Houston-Key West flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 22, 2020

United Airlines is to begin new daily nonstop service between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Key West International ... Read More

Pegasus Airlines launches new Antalya – Moscow flight
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Pegasus Airlines launches new Antalya – Moscow flight

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 22, 2020

Pegasus, Turkey’s digital airline, is adding a new route to its growing number of direct flights from Antalya, Turkey, with ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines resumes Boston and New York flights
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Hawaiian Airlines resumes Boston and New York flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 22, 2020

Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii’s hometown carrier, will reinstate its long-awaited East Coast flying in December with twice-weekly nonstop service between Honolulu’s ... Read More

First international flight utilizing CommonPass digital health system arrives to US
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First international flight utilizing CommonPass digital health system arrives to US

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the arrival in the U.S. of the ... Read More

Air Astana: International flights will continue during autumn-winter season
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Air Astana: International flights will continue during autumn-winter season

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

Air Astana will continue to operate flights to international destinations with some changes during the autumn-winter season. From 21st October ... Read More

IATA: Jordan-Israel airspace agreement will save fuel and time
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IATA: Jordan-Israel airspace agreement will save fuel and time

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the recent overflight agreement between the Kingdom of Jordan and State of Israel ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines uses drone-based scanning for aircraft inspections
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Ukraine International Airlines uses drone-based scanning for aircraft inspections

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

Ukrainian MRO company MAUtechnic, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) and Luftronix, Inc have jointly conducted drone-based scans of UIA's Boeing 737-800 ... Read More

Qatar Airways becomes ‘most followed’ airline on Facebook
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Qatar Airways becomes ‘most followed’ airline on Facebook

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

Qatar Airways has become the most followed airline on Facebook, with more than 20 million followers of its page. The ... Read More

Wheels Up partners with International LGBTQ+ Travel Association
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Wheels Up partners with International LGBTQ+ Travel Association

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association announced today that Wheels Up has become its first global partner in the private aviation ... Read More

Flybe could be flying again by 2021
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Flybe could be flying again by 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

Flybe recently said that it could be flying again next year, after administrators announced a successful deal had been agreed ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor urgent appeal to visitors on Oahu
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Honolulu Mayor urgent appeal to visitors on Oahu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 20, 2020

Traveling to Waikiki? Outspoken Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has an urgent message for you. Caldwell told eTurboNews he will be ... Read More

Aeroflot resumes Moscow-Tokyo flights
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Aeroflot resumes Moscow-Tokyo flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

National flag carrier and the largest airline in Russia, PJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines, commonly known as Aeroflot, announced that ... Read More

Alaska Airlines launches Embraer 175 service in Alaska
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Alaska Airlines launches Embraer 175 service in Alaska

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

Alaska Airlines added jet service on the Embraer 175 aircraft in the state of Alaska. The E175, operated by regional ... Read More

Flights from London to Barbados on British Airways
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Flights from London to Barbados on British Airways

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

This weekend marked the inaugural flight of the relaunched year-round daily service from London Heathrow to Barbados on British Airways ... Read More

Airline passengers arrested at Entebbe airport with fake COVID-19 certificates
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Airline passengers arrested at Entebbe airport with fake COVID-19 certificates

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- October 19, 2020

Ugandan aviation police and the Entebbe airport health team arrested 23 travelers for forging COVID- 19 test results.  Detained passengers ... Read More

Qatar Airways: 99.988% of passengers COVID-19-free
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Qatar Airways: 99.988% of passengers COVID-19-free

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

Qatar Airways reports extremely low numbers of COVID-19 cases on board its aircraft after operating more than 4.6 million passenger ... Read More

Jota Aviation lands at London Biggin Hill Airport
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Jota Aviation lands at London Biggin Hill Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2020

Jota Aviation, the specialist charter and cargo airline, is opening an operational base at London Biggin Hill Airport.   Currently ... Read More

Abu Dhabi – Tel Aviv Flights on Etihad Airways
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Abu Dhabi – Tel Aviv Flights on Etihad Airways

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will become the first GCC carrier to operate a commercial passenger flight ... Read More

ARC: US travel agency seven-day air ticket volume down
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ARC: US travel agency seven-day air ticket volume down

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) today reported the following consolidated airline ticketing volume variances, compared to the same period in 2019. ... Read More

Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B
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Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2020

"We know from recent experience, the anguish and damage that occur when Hawaii is not properly prepared with flexible pragmatic ... Read More

New layoffs at Air Transat
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New layoffs at Air Transat

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 17, 2020

Faced with the major Air Transat layoffs announced for November, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is calling on ... Read More

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms
Hawaii Travel News

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 16, 2020

Pamala Taylor is native Hawaiian. She loves visitors, and she loves her job at family owned SunIsland Hawaii, listen to ... Read More

Uganda Airlines Rolls Out Brand New A330neo
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Uganda Airlines Rolls Out Brand New A330neo

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- October 16, 2020

Ugandans got a glimpse of the first of the two Uganda Airlines A330neo aircraft – the A330-800 - being rolled ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines partners with USAID on in-flight meals
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Ethiopian Airlines partners with USAID on in-flight meals

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

Today, Ethiopian Airlines and the United States announced a new partnership agreement that will enable the nation’s flagship carrier to ... Read More

IATA: US Military confirms low risk of catching COVID-19 on flight
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IATA: US Military confirms low risk of catching COVID-19 on flight

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the release of the results of testing by the United States Transportation Command ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines announces Embrace “Home” Kong flight
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Hong Kong Airlines announces Embrace “Home” Kong flight

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

Hong Kong Airlines will operate a special Embrace “Home” Kong sunset flight on Saturday, October 24, 2020. HX852 will depart ... Read More

Fly Leasing closes new $180 million Term Loan
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Fly Leasing closes new $180 million Term Loan

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

Fly Leasing Limited today announced it has closed a new $180 million Term Loan. The interest rate on the five-year ... Read More

Hong Kong and Singapore establish quarantine-free air travel bubble
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Hong Kong and Singapore establish quarantine-free air travel bubble

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

Singapore and Hong Kong have agreed in principle to create an air travel bubble between them that will not require ... Read More