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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike
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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved
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Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Israel's National Infrastructure Committee has rejected a slew of petitions against the cable car to the Old City of Jerusalem ... Read More

Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card
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Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation launched the new Sonesta World Mastercard® to reward loyal guests and Sonesta Travel Pass members in ... Read More

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement
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DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport looks forward to the strengthened ties between American Airlines and Qantas now that their ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’
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China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American ... Read More

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature
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Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Dennis Muilenburg, the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, said his company failed to properly implement ... Read More

Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board
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Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Russia’s CosmoCourse private space tourism company will send from one to six dummies for the first autonomous flight of a ... Read More

China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million
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China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

The China Air Transport Association (CATA) said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing's 737 ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet
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Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More

Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination
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Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

ILGA-Europe has announced that Malta has been ranked the number one travel destination on the Europe Rainbow Index 2019 for ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
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Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within ... Read More

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes
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US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

US states are rushing to become Real-ID compliant in response to federal legislation, which set new, more stringent minimum standards ... Read More

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership
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EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines today expanded their commercial relationship to include a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. The ... Read More

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference
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EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ... Read More

Air Canada announces election of directors
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Air Canada announces election of directors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

Air Canada announced today that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 25, 2019 were ... Read More

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union
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Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay off ... Read More

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM
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Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

around 500 representatives from the international tourism industry from 51 countries will be in Wiesbaden for the 45th GTM Germany ... Read More

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela
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FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a travel advisory for the territory and airspace of Venezuela due ... Read More

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service
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United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

United Airlines today announced tickets are now available for purchase for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between ... Read More

Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets
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Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

Air Canada said today that to provide customers greater certainty for their summer travel plans it has further adjusted its ... Read More

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece
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Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Now in its fifth year, the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) will return to Greece for the ... Read More

Russia to replace its new passenger jet’s US engines with the Russian-made ones
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Russia to replace its new passenger jet’s US engines with the Russian-made ones

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Russia’s first post-Soviet large domestic airliner, MC-21-300, has received two of the first 16 domestically-made engines to eventually replace American ... Read More

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors
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Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs ... Read More

Air Seychelles gets ready for delivery of their first Airbus A320NEO
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Air Seychelles gets ready for delivery of their first Airbus A320NEO

mm Alain St.Ange- April 22, 2019

Air Seychelles has over the past few months started to implement its training calendar in preparation for the delivery of ... Read More

Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023
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Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 17, 2019

Following the consultative process to review and update the Tourism Master Plan 2012-2020 in May 2018, it was seen necessary ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates
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SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates

mm Alain St.Ange- April 16, 2019

In a bid to turn the loss making airline into a profitable venture, SriLankan Airlines has come up with a ... Read More

United Airlines plans nonstop service between New York/Newark and Cape Town
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United Airlines plans nonstop service between New York/Newark and Cape Town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

United Airlines today applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between New York/Newark Liberty ... Read More

Airbus appoints new Executive Committee
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Airbus appoints new Executive Committee

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Airbus SE has appointed a new Executive Committee led by Chief Executive Officer Guillaume Faury, following approval from the Board ... Read More

Keeping Alitalia airline afloat: 900 million euro bridge loan conversion
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Keeping Alitalia airline afloat: 900 million euro bridge loan conversion

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 11, 2019

Italy’s last council of ministers have approved a new decree law with 11 new rules presented by the Minister of ... Read More

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya
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FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

editor editor- April 6, 2019

The FAA is concerned about increased tensions associated with the current conflict for control of the capital, Tripoli. Libya National ... Read More

New LCC airline set to launch
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New LCC airline set to launch

editor editor- April 2, 2019

“With Board approval for this exciting new airline granted just six months ago, seats going on sale so swiftly is ... Read More

Shenyang EXPO begins third year with optimism
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Shenyang EXPO begins third year with optimism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

hree major exhibitions since March 15th have very successfully launched the third year of operations at the Shenyang New World ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management
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Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications ... Read More

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology
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European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

Rapiscan® Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its 920CT checkpoint screening system has achieved C3 approval from ... Read More

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