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Airport News from around the globe. Latest developments and plans. How do airports operate? New airport shops and new airport facilities. Airport lounges, airport security. Latest trends.

American Airlines returns to India with Seattle-Bangalore flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2020

American Airlines announced it would launch its first direct U.S. flight to Bangalore, India from Seattle. The new Bangalore route, ... Read More

How Airlines could stop the spread of COVID19 on a plane? Invest $1!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 21, 2020

How can a passenger be protected from Coronavirus on a plane? The answer: Don't use the airline toilet or go ... Read More

Ethiopian Mobile App big hit with flyers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020

The number of Ethiopian Mobile App users has reached one million. With a robust and integrated digital strategy, Ethiopian has ... Read More

IATA: Coronavirus could cost global airlines $30 billion in lost revenue

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020

Global airlines could lose almost $30 billion in revenue due to a rapid decrease in travel demand, caused by coronavirus ... Read More

Etihad Airways launches special Ramadan flights from Abu Dhabi to Saudi Arabia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will again operate a daily scheduled flight between the emirate of Abu ... Read More

Heathrow targets zero carbon airport by mid-2030s

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020

Heathrow has announced it’s become one of the world’s first major aviation hubs to become carbon neutral, for its infrastructure, ... Read More

Travel sentiment for European destinations on the rise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

The European Travel Commission (ETC), the European Tourism Association (ETOA), Eurail B.V. and the European Commission, have today released the ... Read More

Embraer delivered 198 jets in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Embraer delivered a total of 198 jets in 2019, of which 89 were commercial aircraft and 109 were executive jets ... Read More

Cornwall Airport Newquay names new Managing Director

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Cornwall Airport Newquay announced that from 4 May 2020 it will be appointing Pete Downes as its new Managing Director. ... Read More

IATA: Coronavirus cuts demand and revenues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that its initial assessment of the impact of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 outbreak ... Read More

Space for visions: Center for Creativity at Frankfurt Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Soft drinks, LEGO, lounge chairs: what sounds like a relaxed family vacation at the beach is actually a unique facility ... Read More

Swiss International Air Lines takes delivery of its first Airbus A320neo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft at a delivery ceremony in Hamburg, ... Read More

U.S. Travel Applauds Dept. of Homeland Security REAL ID Measure

editor editor- February 20, 2020

The REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for the issuance and production of a license and prohibits Federal agencies ... Read More

United Airlines and India’s Vistara announce codeshare agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

United Airlines and Vistara announced the start of a new codeshare agreement allowing United customers to book travel on 68 ... Read More

interCaribbean Airways announces new payment option

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

interCaribbean Airways is pleased to announce the acceptance of PayPal as a new form of payment for customers booking their ... Read More

Václav Havel Airport Prague announces changes of check-in procedure

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

Prague Airport continues to implement projects designed to facilitate the airport’s modernization and capacity increases, such as the reconstruction of ... Read More

Lufthansa Group renews IT partnership with Amadeus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have renewed and expanded their longstanding technology partnership.  Through this agreement, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels ... Read More

Russia bans all Chinese visitors amid coronavirus epidemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Russian officials announced that all Chinese citizens will be banned from entering Russian Federation effective February 20, 2020, amid coronavirus ... Read More

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Southwest Airlines Co. today announced three Leadership changes in Air Operations. Late last year, Senior Vice President of Air Operations ... Read More

Sunshine over snow for Spring Break 2020 travelers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

As gloomy days and cold weather continue to cloud over many parts of the country, US holidaymakers were asked if ... Read More

Airlines and posts cooperate for sustainable and reliable global airmail network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Post Corporation (IPC) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ... Read More

How to survive a low cost flight in comfort

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Low cost airlines can offer great prices on tickets thanks to what they do not offer, no free food or ... Read More

Attending ITB? How to cope with Coronavirus? What about you?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 18, 2020

Safertourism, PATA, and ATB will be setting trends over breakfast during ITB with Dr. Peter Tarlow - AND you are ... Read More

Coronavirus: Travel and tourism is winning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 18, 2020

Take a deep breath visitor! After days of depressing tourism, good time tourism is again on the immediate horizon. Travelers ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines launches memorial to victims of Iran attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

On Monday, February 17, at Boryspil International airport, Ukraine International Airlines launched the construction of a park in memoriam of ... Read More

Airbus: US decision to increase tariffs on EU planes ‘regrettable’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

European multinational aerospace corporation Airbus issued a statement, saying that the decision of the Office of U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) ... Read More

Airbus 320 evacuated in Duesseldorf

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2020

Known as a reliable, cheap airline, but safe is Pegasus Airlines. After a recent incident in Istanbul where a Pegasus ... Read More

Passenger with bagful of bullets arrested in Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2020

Police officers have apprehended a woman trying to carry a bag with 50 small-caliber bullets through Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, ... Read More

All-new Gulfstream G700 completes its first flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

General Dynamics' announced today that its all-new Gulfstream G700 - the industry's most spacious aircraft with the longest range at ... Read More

WestJet names new Vice President, Network Planning and Alliances

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

WestJet is pleased to announce the internal appointment of John Weatherill to the role of Vice President, Network Planning and ... Read More

Delta commits $1 billion to become first global carbon neutral airline

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

Starting March 1, 2020, Delta Air Lines is committing $1 billion over the next 10 years on its journey to mitigate ... Read More

Why travel to Africa is safe during coronavirus?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2020

Get away from the cold is what the experts on coronavirus are recommending. Where in the world is summer right ... Read More

West Wind Aviation names new Acting President and CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Michael Rodyniuk, the current President and Chief Executive Officer of West Wind Aviation has accepted a leadership position in the ... Read More

US international inbound travel expected to contract over next six months

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Travel to and within the United States grew 2.4% year over year in December, marking the industry's 10th consecutive year ... Read More

Coronavirus travel setback spreads beyond China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

The travel setback caused by the coronavirus outbreak has now spread beyond China, with other parts of the Asia Pacific ... Read More

British Airways adds new flights from London to Saint Lucia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority confirmed the introduction of additional British Airways direct flights from the UK to Saint Lucia. ... Read More