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Washington (IAD) to Newark (EWR) every hour on United Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2020

Flying from Washington to New York is entering a new era. United Airlines today announced a new hourly shuttle service ... Read More

Hotel Operator goes all out in Indonesia and Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2020

Hotel Management Japan Co. Ltd. (HMJ), a prominent hotel operator that manages some of Japan's renowned hotels such as the ... Read More

Brazil’s Azul flies to New York’s JFK Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The statue of Liberty, Times Square and Central Park are now closer than ever for Azul customers with new daily ... Read More

China Aircraft Leasing Group receives its first Boeing 787 Dreamliners

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) announce that it has successfully received its first batch of two Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger ... Read More

17.8 million airline passengers traveled through Prague Airport in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Based on the latest operating results, Prague Airport handled a total of 17,804,900 passengers in 2019. That means that approximately ... Read More

LATAM moves its New York JFK operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group announced today that it will relocate its operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York City) ... Read More

Alaska Airlines announces daily nonstop flight between Seattle and Monterey

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Alaska Airlines announced today it will begin daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in ... Read More

ATM to launch inaugural in-destination forum Arival Dubai @ ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Travel, tourism and hospitality professionals from around the world will have an opportunity to explore the next generation of in-destination ... Read More

LATAM launches new cabin class for national and international flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group announced today that it will introduce its superior cabin class, Premium Economy, to all national and international ... Read More

Germany pledges record €86 billion to railway modernization

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Germany has pledged to put 86 billion euros into the upkeep and modernization of its railways over the next decade. ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability, innovation and accessibility at FITUR 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will place innovation and sustainability at the top of the agenda as it returns to ... Read More

Punta Cana hotels: Promise seal assures tourist safety in Dominican Republic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Punta Cana Hotel Consortium issued the following statement regarding tourist safety and security in the Dominican Republic: We are pleased ... Read More

What airline not to fly? What airlines to fly?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Planning to fly in the United States? What is the best airline to fly in America?  What airlines you should ... Read More

Boeing has a new president and CEO: What is next?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

David L. Calhoun today assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company. "With deep industry ... Read More

Lufthansa Group Airlines: 145 million passengers in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

In 2019, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 145 million passengers on board. This represents an ... Read More

Airbus adds XL capacity to its fleet with BelugaXL

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

The BelugaXL has entered into service, providing Airbus with 30% extra transport capacity in order to support the on-going production ... Read More

Canadian Transportation Safety investigators to travel to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has obtained visas for its two investigators to travel to the Islamic Republic ... Read More

Non-stop from Düsseldorf to Caribbean and Mexico

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

TUI Fly Deutschland, formerly TUI Fly has, after lengthy consideration, decided to launch long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliners flights from Düsseldorf ... Read More

Kenya Tourism Sector Performance Report 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2020

Vacationing in Kenya! This is a favorite for American travelers and big business for the Kenya Tourism Industry. Witness to ... Read More

International hotel group Maritim opens two new properties in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

International hotel group Maritim Hotels has opened new properties in Europe - Maritim Hotel Paradise Blue Albena in Bulgaria has ... Read More

New ‘Chief Pilot’ takes the helm at Munich Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

The handover of the top job at Munich Airport is now official: Following the retirement of Dr. Michael Kerkloh, the ... Read More

IATA: Stable passenger demand growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for November 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue ... Read More

Working in a Global Tourism Market

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- January 9, 2020

The start of the new decade is a good time to take a deep breath and reflect upon the many ... Read More

Riyadh prepares for the launch of the highly anticipated 2020 Railway Forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Under the Patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the Saudi Railways Company ... Read More

Minister Bartlett says his Ministry is committed to increase of local goods consumed in hospitality industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the Agricultural Sector must be transformed to better meet the consumption requirements of ... Read More

How to travel safe in 2020? Do not panic

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- January 8, 2020

There are new realities this decade for travelers and the travel and tourism industry when it comes to safety and ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand down

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne ... Read More

Cashless sky: Majority of airlines go cash-free

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Travel has come a long way since the days of traveler’s checks and queuing at traditional bureaux de change, and ... Read More

Will travel for food: 2020 top Canadian travel trends revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

According to the 2020 Canadian Travel Trends Report - a study of 1,500 Canadians, three-quarters (73 percent) of Canadians plan ... Read More

Korean Air appoints new leader for the Americas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

The Korean Air Co., Ltd announced that Daniel Song has been appointed managing vice president and director of Korean Air’s ... Read More

Japan’s ‘Sushi King’ splurges $1.8 million on ONE tuna fish

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

For a second year in a row, Japan's Kiyoshi Kimura, known as the Sushi King, was the most successful bidder ... Read More

US Embassy warns Americans in Israel of rocket attacks and ‘security incidents’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2020

The US Embassy in Jerusalem, on Monday, urgently warned the Americans in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza to “remain ... Read More

Alaska Air Group loses its Chief Financial Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2020

Alaska Air Group announced today that Brandon Pedersen, Chief Financial Officer since 2010, plans to retire on March 2. Shane ... Read More

Boeing scrambling for cash to survive 737 MAX disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2020

According to new report, the Boeing Company is looking to raise more cash to help it to soften the financial ... Read More

Canada announces new International Civil Aviation Organization appointment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2020

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is the premier forum for co-operation in all fields of civil aviation among its ... Read More

Flying Toronto to Halifax on WestJet landed in the snow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2020

A Boeing 737 operated by the Canadian Airlines WestJet slid off the runway on Sunday in Halifax, Canada. The airport ... Read More