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WestJet – buy business, get gold

WestJet – buy business, get gold

"Buy Business, get Gold" giving guests the opportunity to become a WestJet Rewards Gold member before they fly until ... Read More

Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

As soon as Air Mauritius confirmed it would begin flights between the Mauritius capital of Port Louis and Mahe ... Read More

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

The annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study results are released by Expedia, offering a deep dive into Canadian ... Read More

Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport

Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport

Clear Channel Airports, today announced Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) selected the U.S. airport media leader (CCA) for a ... Read More

Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment

Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment

Heathrow has announced the rollout of new computed tomography (CT) security equipment throughout the airport over the next few ... Read More

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace –– what can we expect to see in the near ... Read More

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Passengers who don extra clothes to avoid fees charged for overweight baggage is not an acceptable practice according to ... Read More

Air Canada: Daily Montreal-Raleigh flights inaugurated

Air Canada: Daily Montreal-Raleigh flights inaugurated

Air Canada today inaugurated a new, non-stop service between Montreal and Raleigh, North Carolina. This morning's departure of Air ... Read More

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

Star Alliance today announced the plans for THAI Smile Airways to become the next Connecting Partner in its global ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global ... Read More

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

A host of offers were shared and discussed, and a final decision on a collective effort will be made ... Read More

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

The Star Alliance Connection Service is now available at Newark Liberty International Airport. This assists passengers with tight connections ... Read More

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 ... Read More

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Juneyao Air and Finnair have agreed to launch a codeshare partnership starting June 28, 2019, combining synergies of both airlines. ... Read More

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a ... Read More

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 22.2 million passengers in the first quarter of 2019, down 2.2 percent from the same ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app

Lufthansa Group passengers often have similar questions: Is my flight on time? What gate does my plane leave from? ... Read More

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty ... Read More

Brazilian GOL Airlines announces its 15th international destination

Brazilian GOL Airlines announces its 15th international destination

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's domestic airline, announced today the expansion of its international network with regular flights ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, ... Read More

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

"My personal hero today is Ms. Patricia Dzai. Patricia works for Swissport in Johannesburg, South Africa," said eTN Publisher ... Read More

SITA: Tracking airline passenger bags drives 66% improvement in baggage delivery

SITA: Tracking airline passenger bags drives 66% improvement in baggage delivery

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag ... Read More

Montréal-Trudeau Airport awarded prestigious 4-Star rating

Montréal-Trudeau Airport awarded prestigious 4-Star rating

Montréal-Trudeau Airport (YUL) has for the first time been awarded a prestigious 4-Star rating under the Skytrax World Airport ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on ... Read More

UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers

UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers

With over 25,000 British Muslims expected to make the Hajj pilgrimage this August, the UK Civil Aviation Authority is ... Read More

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

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

Passenger satisfaction at baggage collection jumps to new high with mobile notifications

Passenger satisfaction at baggage collection jumps to new high with mobile notifications

While the adoption of technology has improved passenger satisfaction across the airport journey, the biggest jump by far over ... Read More