Tag: baggage

Lufthansa expands luggage-free Economy Light Fare to Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America
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Lufthansa expands luggage-free Economy Light Fare to Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019

Lufthansa Group announced that the "Economy Light Fare" is successively available for further intercontinental routes operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa ... Read More

WestJet – buy business, get gold
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WestJet – buy business, get gold

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

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

Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius
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Air Seychelles goes tit for tat with Air Mauritius

mm Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

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

Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport
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Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

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

Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment
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Heathrow Airport invests £50 million in new CT security equipment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

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

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel
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7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

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

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?
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Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Passengers who don extra clothes to avoid fees charged for overweight baggage is not an acceptable practice according to 42% ... Read More

Air Canada: Daily Montreal-Raleigh flights inaugurated
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Air Canada: Daily Montreal-Raleigh flights inaugurated

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

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

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner
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Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

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

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement
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South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

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

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA
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Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

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

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019

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

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport
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Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

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

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion
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Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

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

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air
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Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

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

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed
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Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

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

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance
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Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019

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

Brazilian GOL Airlines announces its 15th international destination
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Brazilian GOL Airlines announces its 15th international destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

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

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline
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FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

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

Montréal-Trudeau Airport awarded prestigious 4-Star rating
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Montréal-Trudeau Airport awarded prestigious 4-Star rating

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

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

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills
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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

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

UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers
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UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers

editor editor- April 3, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

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

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

editor editor- March 19, 2019

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

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

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

editor editor- March 18, 2019

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

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April
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Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

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

PROUD Experiences exceeds expectations: Sold out
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PROUD Experiences exceeds expectations: Sold out

editor editor- March 11, 2019

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