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Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019 22:17 0

A host of offers were shared and discussed, and a final decision on a collective effort will be made next week with the Sri Lanka ... Read More

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:45 0

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

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 16:05 0

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 billion ($840 million) to cope with ... Read More

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 09:00 0

Juneyao Air and Finnair have agreed to launch a codeshare partnership starting June 28, 2019, combining synergies of both airlines. This agreement will provide a wider ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 23:45 0

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

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:12 0

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover specialist with a long history ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 02:15 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 19:02 0

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

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019 19:50 0

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty medical bills during an eventuality and ... Read More

Brazilian GOL Airlines announces its 15th international destination

Brazilian GOL Airlines announces its 15th international destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 19:15 0

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

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:47 0

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, for its first revenue flights from ... 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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 23:52 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:05 0

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag delivery globally. The SITA 2019 Baggage ... Read More

Montréal-Trudeau Airport awarded prestigious 4-Star rating

Montréal-Trudeau Airport awarded prestigious 4-Star rating

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 19:00 0

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

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019 22:43 0

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a limb and talk about something ... Read More

UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers

UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers

editor editor- April 3, 2019 18:09 0

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

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 04:03 0

Rapiscan® Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its 920CT checkpoint screening system has achieved C3 approval from the European Civil Aviation Conference ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:18 0

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

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21 0

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and ... Read More

Allegiant Airlines’ ancillary revenue initiatives among most innovative in the world

Allegiant Airlines’ ancillary revenue initiatives among most innovative in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 16:38 0

Allegiant is based in Las Vegas, but it has never relied upon the notion of “luck” as part of its business strategy. The airline was ... Read More

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

editor editor- March 18, 2019 20:31 0

The event theme, “Go for Launch,” was a nod to the Port’s key role with the U.S. space program and Port Canaveral’s new terminal with ... Read More

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 16:30 0

CWT Solutions Group forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop to around US$673 by April, down just over 4% from February ... Read More

PROUD Experiences exceeds expectations: Sold out

PROUD Experiences exceeds expectations: Sold out

editor editor- March 11, 2019 21:43 0

Exhibit space for the second edition of PROUD Experiences has sold out more than 3 months ahead of the show, exceeding all expectations and marking ... Read More

What Abu Dhabi Airports will show at Saudi International Airshow

What Abu Dhabi Airports will show at Saudi International Airshow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 07:05 0

Abu Dhabi Airports is participating in the inaugural edition of the Saudi International Air Show, held between March 12 – 14 at Thumamah Airport, Riyadh, ... Read More

Mortar shell found in US Embassy employee’s luggage at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

Mortar shell found in US Embassy employee’s luggage at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 18:15 0

Security at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was shocked to find a mortar shell in the baggage of a US Embassy employee heading to New York. The ... Read More

Air China Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russian Chukotka

Air China Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russian Chukotka

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 22:25 0

The crew of Air China Boeing 777 reported that plane's fire alarm had been triggered during the flight, prompting the captain to make an emergency ... Read More

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019 00:18 0

Milan’s Airport Linate is not only very passenger friendly but also very easy to reach from Milan’s city center. There are three airports for Milan ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019 19:15 0

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could cause errors when pilots compute ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:37 0

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany analyses the ancillary revenue disclosures ... Read More

Star Alliance partners with Skyscanner

Star Alliance partners with Skyscanner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 19:15 0

Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has partnered with Skyscanner, the world’s travel search engine, to allow travellers visiting the Star Alliance website to ... Read More

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