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Multi-country international world  news relevant to travel and tourism.

Airbus supports Grand Prix Abu Dhabi

Airbus supports Grand Prix Abu Dhabi

Airbus, a leading provider of secure communications and collaboration solutions, was chosen as the official secure communications technology provider ... Read More

Satan does not fly American Airlines!

Satan does not fly American Airlines!

Florida resident Swati Runi Goyal was awaiting takeoff aboard an American Airlines flight to Las Vegas on the day ... Read More

ICAO is 75: Happy International Civil Aviation Day!

ICAO is 75: Happy International Civil Aviation Day!

Seventy-five years after ICAO’s foundation, the International Civil Aviation network carries over four billion passengers annually. The global Air ... Read More

Air Serbia re-launches Istanbul-Belgrade flights on December 11

Air Serbia re-launches Istanbul-Belgrade flights on December 11

Air Serbia will operate flights to Istanbul-Belgrade three times a week in the initial phase and increase the frequency ... Read More

Agra tourists now have to pay extra to view iconic Taj Mahal

Agra tourists now have to pay extra to view iconic Taj Mahal

City officials in Agra, India today announce that domestic and foreign tourists will now have to pay extra to ... Read More

Airbus logged orders for 222 commercial aircraft in November

Airbus logged orders for 222 commercial aircraft in November

Airbus marked another month of high-volume bookings with new orders logged for 222 commercial aircraft in November, covering the ... Read More

Lufthansa Group announces 2020 summer long-haul destinations from Düsseldorf

Lufthansa Group announces 2020 summer long-haul destinations from Düsseldorf

The Lufthansa Group will continue to offer attractive long-haul destinations from Düsseldorf in the summer of 2020. The two ... Read More

Lucky 13 for Milan Bergamo Airport

Lucky 13 for Milan Bergamo Airport

For the first time in its history, Milan Bergamo Airport has hit the 13 million passenger mark, setting a ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued

Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked Tonga today. Samoa and Wallis and Futuna were also affected. No tsunami warning was ... Read More

Russian airlines lost 3.2 billion rubles from Putin’s Georgia ‘flight ban’

Russian airlines lost 3.2 billion rubles from Putin’s Georgia ‘flight ban’

Russian airlines estimate their losses from the ban on flights to Georgia, introduced at the height of the "high" ... Read More

Who is airline turnaround of the year?

Who is airline turnaround of the year?

LOT Polish Airlines was selected for its return to profit since 2016, following an extended period of loss-making, while ... Read More

Who is the regional airline of the year?

Who is the regional airline of the year?

airBaltic was selected for its strong return to growth and profitability after emerging from a challenging restructuring period. Annual ... Read More

Who is the low-cost airline of the year?

Who is the low-cost airline of the year?

Spirit Airlines was selected for pioneering the ultra-low-cost model in North America, and more recently, turning its operations around ... Read More

Who is the airline executive or the year?

Who is the airline executive or the year?

This award is presented to the airline executive who has had the greatest individual influence on the aviation industry, ... Read More

What is the airline of the year?

What is the airline of the year?

According to CAPA-Centre for Aviation, British Airways brand may only be 45 years old, but the airline has been ... Read More

CruiseTrends: Most popular cruise lines, cruise ships and travel dates

CruiseTrends: Most popular cruise lines, cruise ships and travel dates

CruiseTrends report for the month of December 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior ... Read More

Canada and US issue Dominica travel advisories over ‘civil unrest’

Canada and US issue Dominica travel advisories over ‘civil unrest’

The Government of Canada and the United States Department of State have issued Dominica travel advisories. Travel warnings were ... Read More

Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico: Creating seamless travel experience

Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico: Creating seamless travel experience

Delta Air Lines and its Joint Cooperation Agreement partner Aeromexico are focused on providing their customers with a consistent ... Read More

South African Airways Bankruptcy: What is next for SAA passengers and African Tourism?

South African Airways Bankruptcy: What is next for SAA passengers and African Tourism?

South African Airways is considered one of the most important airline connectors in Africa. Together with Ethiopian Airlines and ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches flights from Istanbul to Rovaniemi, Finland

Turkish Airlines launches flights from Istanbul to Rovaniemi, Finland

Turkish Airlines announced Rovaniemi as its second destination in Finland following Helsinki. Starting on 5 December 2019, Rovaniemi flights ... Read More

Transavia France announces first 14 destinations from Montpellier

Transavia France announces first 14 destinations from Montpellier

Transavia France, the low-cost carrier (LCC) subsidiary of the Air France – KLM group, just unveiled its first 14 ... Read More

Business travel etiquette: Cultural customs in popular destinations

Business travel etiquette: Cultural customs in popular destinations

Corporate travel continues to be an essential part of any business and statistics highlight the industry is continuing to ... Read More

Angola’s Sonair airline stops flying Boeing 737-700s

Angola’s Sonair airline stops flying Boeing 737-700s

Angola’s SonAir Airline Services, S.A., commonly known as SonAir, stopped running domestic commercial flights with the Boeing 737-700, which ... Read More

Which airlines reject the most compensation claims?

Which airlines reject the most compensation claims?

Latest investigation by an air passenger rights organization reveals United Airlines rejects 40% of claims that have been identified ... Read More

Strike paralyzes transportation across France, shuts down tourist attractions

Strike paralyzes transportation across France, shuts down tourist attractions

Massive worker walkouts and thousands of protesters marching, in what has been billed as the largest protest of its ... Read More

Canada’s Great Kitchen Party: Top chefs to go head to head in Ottawa

Canada’s Great Kitchen Party: Top chefs to go head to head in Ottawa

Visitors to Ottawa will have even more food for thought early next year as the Shaw Centre gears up ... Read More

IATA: Moderate slowdown in passenger demand growth

IATA: Moderate slowdown in passenger demand growth

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

Air New Zealand wants you to drink your coffee and eat your coffee cup

Air New Zealand wants you to drink your coffee and eat your coffee cup

Air New Zealand has begun testing new edible coffee cups with customers in the air and on the ground ... Read More

King David Hotel Executive Chef named Israel’s Chef of the Year

King David Hotel Executive Chef named Israel’s Chef of the Year

Dan Hotels' David "Dudu" Biton, the executive chef of the iconic King David Hotel in Jerusalem, was named Israel's ... Read More

The Gift of Travel

The Gift of Travel

December is a month for the giving of gifts. It is also a time to motivate employees during a ... Read More

Con artist sets up phony Russia-Finland border, charges illegals to ‘cross’ it

Con artist sets up phony Russia-Finland border, charges illegals to ‘cross’ it

A resourceful grifter has set up his own private 'Russia-Finland border' and charged four illegal migrants a thousands of ... Read More

Portugal named World’s Leading Destination at World Travel Awards 2019

Portugal named World’s Leading Destination at World Travel Awards 2019

Portugal was anointed as the World’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards 2019, for the third year in ... Read More

Esports Europe chooses Brussels for its federation headquarters

Esports Europe chooses Brussels for its federation headquarters

The dynamic esports sector has just chosen Brussels for the headquarters of its European federation. In addition to the ... Read More

Massive strike will disrupt train, bus, and airline services in France

Massive strike will disrupt train, bus, and airline services in France

Residents and visitors in France are preparing for a major strikes by transportation workers that will disrupt train, bus, ... Read More

IATA: Air cargo peak season off to slow start, annual demand down

IATA: Air cargo peak season off to slow start, annual demand down

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

Christmas at Frankfurt Airport: Gift cards, shopping, dining and much more

Christmas at Frankfurt Airport: Gift cards, shopping, dining and much more

During the weeks before Christmas, the terminals at Frankfurt Airport are incandescent with the glow of thousands of lights. ... Read More