Category: European travel news

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

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

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

Jota Aviation lands at London Biggin Hill Airport
Airline News

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

SKAL Sustainable Tourism Award Winners
Breaking Travel News

SKAL Sustainable Tourism Award Winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 17, 2020

The Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards are geared towards enhancing the visibility and grant recognition to entities from the Travel ... 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

SAS takes delivery of its first sustainable fuel Airbus A321LR jet
Airline News

SAS takes delivery of its first sustainable fuel Airbus A321LR jet

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

Scandinavian carrier SAS has taken delivery of its first of three Airbus A321LR on lease from Air Lease Corporation, becoming ... Read More

Davos goes Bürgenstock: World Economic Forum Style
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Davos goes Bürgenstock: World Economic Forum Style

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- October 14, 2020

It came as a big surprise to everyone in Davos - The World Economic Forum (WEF). Yes, the WEF 2021 ... Read More

Tourism must be part of national recovery and resilience plans
European travel news

Tourism must be part of national recovery and resilience plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2020

If it is not in the plan, it is not in the budget: the European Tourism Manifesto alliance, the voice ... Read More

Airbus gains new customer as SKY express orders four A320neo jets
Aviation News

Airbus gains new customer as SKY express orders four A320neo jets

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 14, 2020

Athens-based airline, SKY express, has placed a firm order for four A320neo aircraft, becoming a new Airbus customer. In addition, ... Read More

UNWTO delegation in Brussels for talks with EU leaders
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

UNWTO delegation in Brussels for talks with EU leaders

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 14, 2020

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has led a high-level delegation to Brussels for a series of meetings ... Read More

Netherlands closes bars and restaurants, makes masks mandatory as COVID-19 cases spike
Breaking Travel News

Netherlands closes bars and restaurants, makes masks mandatory as COVID-19 cases spike

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020

Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the “partial lockdown” on tonight, after the country's health officials reported a record 7,393 new cases ... Read More

WTO authorizes tariffs on $4 billion of US exports to EU in Boeing subsidies case
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

WTO authorizes tariffs on $4 billion of US exports to EU in Boeing subsidies case

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has announced its decision that the European Union will be authorized to impose tariffs on ... Read More

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19
Sports Travel News

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020

The Portuguese Football Federation GOIH ComB announced that Portugal and Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for COVID-19. The ... Read More

Cyprus halts its Golden Passport Program
Cyprus travel news

Cyprus halts its Golden Passport Program

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020

Cyprus authorities have decided to suspend its Golden Passport Program that grants Cyprus citizenship to wealthy foreigners who invest in ... Read More

ETOA Tom Jenkins: Council of Ministers adopted European travel criteria
Breaking Travel News

ETOA Tom Jenkins: Council of Ministers adopted European travel criteria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

Tom Jenkins, CEO of the European Tour Operator Association (ETOA) is in a more optimistic mood today and told eTurboNews: ... Read More

Passenger Levels Still Low at Frankfurt Airport
Airport news

Passenger Levels Still Low at Frankfurt Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

In September 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served some 1.1 million passengers – an 82.9 percent decline compared to the same ... Read More

Munich Airport International to develop and operate El Salvador Airport Cargo Terminal
Airport news

Munich Airport International to develop and operate El Salvador Airport Cargo Terminal

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020

Munich Airport International (MAI), the German based airport management and consulting firm, and EMCO, a Honduran construction company, have been ... Read More

Budapest, Lyon, Bologna, Hamburg, Dusseldorf to Dubai on Emirates
Airline News

Budapest, Lyon, Bologna, Hamburg, Dusseldorf to Dubai on Emirates

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020

Emirates, the largest airline of the United Arab Emirates, announced that it will to resume its flights to Budapest, Hungary ... Read More

UK Global Travel Taskforce given November 1 deadline
UK Travel News

UK Global Travel Taskforce given November 1 deadline

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020

Traffic fell in September, with a loss of 5.5 million passengers over the course of the month. Just over 1.2 ... Read More

COVID-19 slashes global tourism revenue by $316 billion
International Visitor News

COVID-19 slashes global tourism revenue by $316 billion

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020

The global tourism industry had a rosy outlook for 2020 continuing a historic rise in the industry in recent times. ... Read More

COVID-19 has devastating impact on European Tourism
European travel news

COVID-19 has devastating impact on European Tourism

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020

The global tourism industry is one of the hardest-hit industries with regards to the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. According ... Read More

Ryanair hopes Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX jet returns to service next month
Aviation News

Ryanair hopes Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX jet returns to service next month

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 10, 2020

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair announced that Boeing's troubled 737 MAX aircraft may return to service in the United States as ... Read More

Puglia Implements Extraordinary Tourism Plan
Italy travel news

Puglia Implements Extraordinary Tourism Plan

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- October 9, 2020

The Puglia region, also known as Apulia, has implemented what it calls the Extraordinary Plan, "Let's take care of tourism ... Read More

Another volcanic eruption in Iceland could cause global air traffic chaos
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Another volcanic eruption in Iceland could cause global air traffic chaos

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 9, 2020

Iceland's seismologists are sounding alarm about the rising threat level for the Grimsvotn volcano that have experienced an unusually powerful ... Read More

Airbus delivered 57 commercial aircraft in September
Aviation News

Airbus delivered 57 commercial aircraft in September

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 9, 2020

Airbus delivered 57 commercial aircraft in September 2020 (14 in April, 24 in May, 36 in June, 49 in July ... Read More

Record COVID-19 outbreak ever today
European travel news

Record COVID-19 outbreak ever today

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 8, 2020

According to the latest data from the World Health Organization, Europe is currently reporting more COVID-19 infection cases than India, ... Read More

Unprecedented challenges: Hungarian hotel industry struggles with COVID-19 crisis
Hungary travel news

Unprecedented challenges: Hungarian hotel industry struggles with COVID-19 crisis

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 8, 2020

Horwath HTL Hungary, in cooperation with the Hungarian Hotel & Restaurant Association, provides a snapshot report based on a national ... Read More

Airbus ACH130 Aston Martin Edition helicopter wins orders across the world
Aviation News

Airbus ACH130 Aston Martin Edition helicopter wins orders across the world

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 8, 2020

Customers on three continents have signed firm contracts for the ACH130 Aston Martin Edition helicopter since its launch earlier this ... Read More

Sheremetyevo installs video assistant to help passengers with hearing and speech impairments
Airport news

Sheremetyevo installs video assistant to help passengers with hearing and speech impairments

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 7, 2020

A new digital device at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport provides information to passengers with disabilities, including those with hearing and speech ... Read More

Belfast City Airport reconnects Northern Ireland and Wales with Cardiff service
Airport news

Belfast City Airport reconnects Northern Ireland and Wales with Cardiff service

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 6, 2020

Eastern Airways will commence up to six flights a week from George Best Belfast City Airport to Welsh capital Cardiff ... Read More

Czech Airlines Technics expands aircraft service range
Airline News

Czech Airlines Technics expands aircraft service range

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 6, 2020

Considering the current situation across the aviation industry, Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT) has decided to join forces with FlyTech Aviation ... Read More

Airbus Corporate Jets announces first six ACJ TwoTwenty orders
Aviation News

Airbus Corporate Jets announces first six ACJ TwoTwenty orders

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 6, 2020

Airbus Corporate Jets has won its first orders for the ACJ TwoTwenty totalling six aircraft following its launch. While Comlux ... Read More

Russian airlines receive permission to resume flights to 24 countries
Russia travel news

Russian airlines receive permission to resume flights to 24 countries

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 5, 2020

Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency announced that Russian airlines received permits for regular flights to 24 countries, as well as ... Read More