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Precision Air eyeing Harare and Blantrye

Precision Air, Tanzania’s dominant airline, appears set to fly to Harare via Blantyre later this year, adding two more regional routes to their growing network.

Gulf summer air travel takes off

While Doha recorded its highest temperature in 40 years last week, according to an official from the Qatar Meteorological Office, with temperatures climbing up to 51°C (123.8 °F) and Tuesday’s 50

GOL announces IATA membership

SAO PAULO - Latin American airline, GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, announced today that it has joined the International Air Transport Association (IATA), an international trade body representing a

Business travel increases as recession eases

In a recent survey of business travelers, it was revealed that as the recession begins to ease, so do the purse strings on business travel.

Middle East prepares to become the global hub of air travel

The growth of the Middle East's aviation industry has been notable and has been further amplified as a result of the impact of the global economic slowdown on other regions.

ATA expects a decline in air travelers over the holidays

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, announced today that it expects 41 million passengers to travel over the upcoming winter ho

Rise in visitors to Cambodia masks decline in air arrivals

Visitor numbers climbed slightly in October compared to the same month last year, but a rise in the number of tourists and businesspeople arriving by land and sea from neighboring countries again mask

Airlines asked to filter air to prevent H1N1

With the threat of H1N1, the CDC is now focusing on air filtration in airplanes.Airplanes use HEPA filters to filter air in the cabin. HEPA filters are the same air filters found in hospitals.

Cebu Pacific Air bucks the trend

MANILA (eTN) - As international air passenger traffic in the Philippines dips in the 1st half of 2009 due to the slump in world economies, Cebu Pacific Air not only bucks the trend, but remains extrem

Ever thought about the air you breathe in a hotel?

Pristine mountain air has long been touted for its health benefits and as one of the reasons for the high success rate of hospitals in the Swiss Alps.

Developing Singapore as a leading air hub

The new Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Changi Airport Group celebrated their launch today.

Beantown to receive new air service

Southwest Airlines announced today the carrier's flight schedule from Boston Logan International (BOS) beginning on August 16, 2009.

New air service between Charleston, WV and Orlando, FL

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., announced today that it will begin service between Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV, which is a new destination for the carrier, and Orlando In

Americans spending less and decreasing air travel

ST. LOUIS, MO - New economic realities are affecting every aspect of the American way of life, and both recreational and business travel are not exceptions.

Air Transport Association opposes UK air passenger duty tax grab

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, today expressed its stiff opposition to the United Kingdom government's de

Zagat releases report on global air travel

NEW YORK, NY - Zagat Survey announced the results of its most recent Airlines Survey.

Irish air travel tax a blow to tourism – industry

DUBLIN - Ireland's move to introduce a 10 euro ($14) air travel tax will hurt the competitiveness of the country's travel and tourism sector at a time of already tough business conditions, business gr