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United Airlines launches codeshare with Vistara

United Airlines launches codeshare with Vistara

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 16:38 0

United Airlines today announced it has entered into a new alliance agreement with New Delhi-based airline, Vistara. The agreement, effective in Fall 2019, further expands ... Read More

International Airlines Group backs A321XLR with an order for 14 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 16:33 0

International Airlines Group (IAG) has selected the A321XLR to expand its fleet of highly efficient single aisles with a firm order for 14 aircraft. Of ... Read More

Greater Fort Lauderdale appoints Agnes Zaranski as New England Regional Sales Executive

Greater Fort Lauderdale appoints Agnes Zaranski as New England Regional Sales Executive

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 16:31 0

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) continues to expand its convention sales presence in critical market areas with the addition of Agnieszka ... Read More

Airbus: Regulators and “traveling public” are only obstacles to pilotless planes

Airbus: Regulators and “traveling public” are only obstacles to pilotless planes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 16:20 0

The technology for "autonomous flying" is already here, and the only obstacles to progress are regulators - and "the traveling public," understandably wary of pilotless ... Read More

Delta Air Lines orders five additional Airbus A220 aircraft

Delta Air Lines orders five additional Airbus A220 aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 15:46 0

Delta Air Lines has ordered five additional A220-100 aircraft, bringing to 95 the total number of orders placed, including both the A220-100s and A220-300s. The ... Read More

Sapphire Princess extends Asia season

Sapphire Princess extends Asia season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 15:45 0

Princess Cruises has announced Sapphire Princess will be extending her season in Asia in 2020. This follows her sixth homeporting season in Singapore from December ... Read More

Atlantic Airways orders two A320neo jets

Atlantic Airways orders two A320neo jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 15:35 0

Atlantic Airways, the Faroe Islands flag carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for two A320neo aircraft, becoming the latest A320neo customer. The engine ... Read More

Air Canada named Best Airline in North America for third straight year

Air Canada named Best Airline in North America for third straight year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 15:33 0

Air Canada was named Best Airline in North America for the third consecutive year and recognized for the world’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining, Best ... Read More

ZERO! Not a single new Boeing order announced on day one of Paris Air Show

ZERO! Not a single new Boeing order announced on day one of Paris Air Show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 15:21 0

European aerospace giant Airbus recorded over 100 orders for its aircraft, as the Paris Air Show kicked off on Monday at Le Bourget. According to ... Read More

Powerful Sea of Japan earthquake triggers tsunami warning

Powerful Sea of Japan earthquake triggers tsunami warning

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 14:55 0

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Sea of Japan. The powerful jolt triggered a tsunami warning. The wave is expected to reach a height ... Read More

Airbus wants your car to vertical take-off and land

Airbus wants your car to vertical take-off and land

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 10:43 0

Airbus, Groupe ADP and the RATP Group, along with the Paris Ile-de-France region and the French civil aviation authority (DGAC), have announced the launch of ... Read More

Saudi Arabian Airlines to boost A320neo Family fleet up to 100

Saudi Arabian Airlines to boost A320neo Family fleet up to 100

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 10:40 0

Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, has decided to expand its existing A320neo Family order from 35 to as many as ... Read More

Korean Airlines banks on Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Korean Airlines banks on Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 10:39 0

Korean Air and Air Lease Corporation today announced at the Paris Air Show the airline plans to add 30 new 787  Boeing Dreamliner airplanes to ... Read More

Big  Guys Agree to Drive the Sustainability of Aviation

Big Guys Agree to Drive the Sustainability of Aviation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 10:29 0

Aviation connects our world by efficiently and rapidly moving people, opening new economic opportunities and transporting food and goods all over our planet. Aviation promotes ... Read More

Internet on Airplanes over USA and Canada soon in 5G

Internet on Airplanes over USA and Canada soon in 5G

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 10:24 0

Air-to-ground services leveraging 5G technologies for North American airline operators will be reality shortly. The new air-to-ground connectivity from SmartSky provides Honeywell customers with another ... Read More

Airline Safety Warning: Don’t put your family on American Airlines

Airline Safety Warning: Don’t put your family on American Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 06:39 0

“If you care about your families’ safety, do not put them on an American Airlines flights until this court injunction is vacated." With the issuance ... Read More

Law passed: No more Aloha to AIRBNB or Home Away tourists on Oahu

Law passed: No more Aloha to AIRBNB or Home Away tourists on Oahu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 04:35 0

Honolulu delivered bad news for 4000-6000 illegal vacation rental units and homes on the Island of Oahu, to companies like  AIRBNB and for those tourists ... Read More

New Caledonia Tourism road show has only one European destination

New Caledonia Tourism road show has only one European destination

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 18, 2019 02:26 0

A delegation from New Caledonia Tourism (Nouvelle-Calédonie Tourisme Point Sud) led by its deputy general manager, Ms. Julie Laronde, made its first and only stop ... Read More

Performance Hospitality Management names new VP of Commercial Services

Performance Hospitality Management names new VP of Commercial Services

editor editor- June 18, 2019 01:53 0

National hospitality organization, Performance Hospitality Management, recently added Michele Olivier to the leadership team as Vice President of Commercial Services. In this role, Olivier is ... Read More

Malaysia resort brings international hospitality with new GM

Malaysia resort brings international hospitality with new GM

editor editor- June 18, 2019 01:49 0

The Westin Desaru Coast Resort announced the appointment of Vikram Mujumdar as General Manager of The Westin Desaru Coast Resort. Vikram is a well-experienced and ... Read More

Russia to introduce single-entry e-visa for foreign tourists from 2021

Russia to introduce single-entry e-visa for foreign tourists from 2021

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 00:53 0

Russia's President Putin has signed an order to ensure the introduction of an electronic single-entry visa from 2021 for foreigners visiting Russia. The service is ... Read More

What the world needs now: Shanghai Cooperation Organization Tourism Board

What the world needs now: Shanghai Cooperation Organization Tourism Board

Agh Iqrar Agh Iqrar- June 17, 2019 23:27 0

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan while addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Bishkek highlighted the need for joint strategy to develop tourism ... Read More

Accor Hotels: Global developments in the luxury segment

Accor Hotels: Global developments in the luxury segment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 23:20 0

With over 4,800 hotels, resorts and residences across 100 countries, Accor, a global augmented hospitality group, continues to strengthen and expand its luxury portfolio worldwide. ... Read More

US Federal Aviation Administration announces new supersonic rulemaking

US Federal Aviation Administration announces new supersonic rulemaking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 22:13 0

Today in remarks at an Innovation Panel before Paris Air Show attendees, FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell said the U.S. will ensure and enable safer ... Read More

Holland America Line opens new resort

Holland America Line opens new resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 17, 2019 21:52 0

Holland America Line held an opening ceremony for its new luxury guest accommodations at McKinley Chalet Resort Friday, June 14. Officially dedicating the new Ridge View building ... Read More

Toronto Raptors Rally: Panic as shots fired – 2 million stampede

Toronto Raptors Rally: Panic as shots fired – 2 million stampede

editor editor- June 17, 2019 21:47 0

The Toronto Raptors along with fans and visiting tourists were celebrating at a parade and rally being held today at Nathan Phillips Square in Canada. ... Read More

FlyDubai connects Naples to Dubai

FlyDubai connects Naples to Dubai

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 17, 2019 21:46 0

“After the Sicilian connection (Catania), Naples is the second destination to be inaugurated in Italy over the last year,” explained senior vice president of commercial ... Read More

Nepal promoted as a “Fountain of Buddhism” in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand

Nepal promoted as a “Fountain of Buddhism” in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand

editor editor- June 17, 2019 21:11 0

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), in coordination with Society of Travel and Tour Operators Nepal (SOTTO-Nepal), organized Nepal Sales Missions in Hanoi, Phnom Penh and Bangkok, ... Read More

Travel Professionals from Saint Gilles, Reunion trained as Seychelles experts

Travel Professionals from Saint Gilles, Reunion trained as Seychelles experts

editor editor- June 17, 2019 21:03 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) maintains its commitment to educate trade partners about the destination as the team conducted a two-day destination Training in the ... Read More

Caribbean’s first travel guide is launched

Caribbean’s first travel guide is launched

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 17, 2019 20:21 0

Virgin Holidays has launched the Caribbean's first travel guide through the power of social media conversation volumes The Trending Travel Guide updates daily with the most talked about ... Read More

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