Author: Harry S. Johnson

mmHarry S. Johnson has been working in the travel industry for 20 years. He started his travel career as a flight attendant for Alitalia, and today, has been working for TravelNewsGroup as an editor for the last 8 years. Harry is an avid globetrotting traveler.

Fraport AG successfully places promissory note
Airport news

Fraport AG successfully places promissory note

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 22, 2020

Fraport AG has successfully placed a promissory note with six tranches and a total volume of €250 million with investors. ... Read More

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

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
Airport news

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
Airline News

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

Cayman Islands launches Global Citizen Concierge Program
Cayman Islands News

Cayman Islands launches Global Citizen Concierge Program

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 22, 2020

While the borders to the Cayman Islands remain closed to commercial airlift and cruise traffic at this time, the Cayman ... Read More

VIA Rail gradually resumes service in Western Canada
Canada Travel News

VIA Rail gradually resumes service in Western Canada

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) announces the gradual return to service in Western Canada by providing intercity transportation exclusively between ... Read More

First international flight utilizing CommonPass digital health system arrives to US
Travel Technology News

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

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi launches new state-of-the-art tourist attractions
Breaking Travel News

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi launches new state-of-the-art tourist attractions

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is introducing two state-of-the-art thrilling experiences, the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Roof Walk and Zip Line, ... Read More

Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens in Aruba, Panama, expands in Brazil
Breaking Travel News

Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens in Aruba, Panama, expands in Brazil

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

Enterprise Holdings announced today that its flagship Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand has opened its first locations in Aruba and Panama, as ... Read More

Private and public sector coalition calls for immediate COVID-19 relief bill
Breaking Travel News

Private and public sector coalition calls for immediate COVID-19 relief bill

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

The COVID RELIEF NOW Coalition, representing major public and private sector groups across the U.S, today launched a digital advertising ... Read More

Canary Islands joins UNWTO Observatory Network
Breaking Travel News

Canary Islands joins UNWTO Observatory Network

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

The Canary Islands has been confirmed as the latest member of the growing International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO), ... Read More

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

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

Singapore Tourism partners with Expedia to target international markets
Singapore travel news

Singapore Tourism partners with Expedia to target international markets

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Expedia have inked a two-year global marketing partnership. Its focus is to stimulate the local ... Read More

SITA steps up smart border solutions for EU Schengen Zone
European travel news

SITA steps up smart border solutions for EU Schengen Zone

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

SITA, the technology provider for the air transport and borders industry, today released a Positioning Paper detailing its latest generation ... Read More

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

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

US Travel Association Hall of Leaders announces 2020 inductees
Breaking Travel News

US Travel Association Hall of Leaders announces 2020 inductees

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

Travel industry leaders Joe D’Alessandro, president and CEO of the San Francisco Travel Association, and Ernest Wooden Jr., former president ... Read More

Belize introduces updated tourism industry protocols
Breaking Travel News

Belize introduces updated tourism industry protocols

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

As Belize moves forward to fully reopen and rebuild our tourism industry, the health and safety protocols for tourists continue ... Read More

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

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

East West Aeronautical Expansion leads to $200M investment offer
Aviation News

East West Aeronautical Expansion leads to $200M investment offer

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

Today, an interested Indonesian investor and the Aviation Management and Industrial Drone Franchise Company, East West Aeronautical (EWA), announced a ... Read More

Abu Dhabi Tourism launches hotel Kosher Certification project
United Arab Emirates Travel and Tourism News

Abu Dhabi Tourism launches hotel Kosher Certification project

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has signed an agreement with the Emirates Agency ... Read More

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

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

UNWTO: Coordination vital ingredient for tourism recovery
Travel Associations News

UNWTO: Coordination vital ingredient for tourism recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

Consistent and harmonized travel protocols, enhanced safety measures and the protection of jobs and livelihoods are the main ingredients needed ... Read More

Wheels Up partners with International LGBTQ+ Travel Association
LGBTQ

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
Airline News

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

Aeroflot resumes Moscow-Tokyo flights
Airline News

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

Wynn Resorts Board Of Directors announces new appointment
Breaking Travel News

Wynn Resorts Board Of Directors announces new appointment

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

The Wynn Resorts Board of Directors announced the appointment of Mr. Darnell Strom as member of the Company's Board of Directors.  ... Read More

Alaska Airlines launches Embraer 175 service in Alaska
Airline News

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
Airline News

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

Greece to build wall on Turkish border to stave off migrant invasion
Greece travel news

Greece to build wall on Turkish border to stave off migrant invasion

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

Greek authorities said on Monday they have finalized plans to build a 26-kilometer (16 miles) wall along Greece-Turkey border, to ... Read More

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

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

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

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

New layoffs at Air Transat
Airline News

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

Sao Paulo Governor: COVID-19 vaccination will be compulsory for all residents
Breaking Travel News

Sao Paulo Governor: COVID-19 vaccination will be compulsory for all residents

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 17, 2020

Sao Paulo Governor Joao Doria has announced that the vaccination for coronavirus will be mandatory for all residents of the ... Read More

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

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

Lockdown: Belgium re-imposes COVID-19 curfew
Belgium travel news

Lockdown: Belgium re-imposes COVID-19 curfew

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

The authorities in Belgium have decided to introduce a COVID-19 curfew in the country from October 19, according to the ... Read More

Major US hotel CEOs call on Trump for relief
Breaking Travel News

Major US hotel CEOs call on Trump for relief

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

The CEOs of major hotel brands including Hilton, Hyatt, Marriot, IHG and Best Western as well as small, independently owned ... Read More