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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

United Airlines picks GoJet to fly its new Bombardier CRJ550 planes

United Airlines picks GoJet to fly its new Bombardier CRJ550 planes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 22:05 0

GoJet announced that United Airlines has selected it to fly Bombardier's new model aircraft, the CRJ550. GoJet and United Airlines have executed a letter of ... Read More

United Airlines adds over 1,600 new premium seats to 250 aircraft

United Airlines adds over 1,600 new premium seats to 250 aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 16:07 0

United Airlines today announced the next step in its commitment to making more customers more comfortable by adding more than 1,600 United Polaris® business class ... Read More

Routehappy launches new codeshare UPAs with 5 Star Alliance airlines

Routehappy launches new codeshare UPAs with 5 Star Alliance airlines

editor editor- February 4, 2019 23:28 0

Routehappy by ATPCO, the industry standard for airline rich content, today announced the launch of new codeshare Universal Product Attributes (UPAs) on Travix-owned websites. Codeshare ... Read More

Zara Tanzania Adventures trawls 7 tons of plastic waste from Indian Ocean

Zara Tanzania Adventures trawls 7 tons of plastic waste from Indian Ocean

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 00:25 0

The biodiversity of the Indian Ocean is severely threatened by the dumping of plastic waste at sea, but a Tanzanian responsible tour company, appears to ... Read More

Railway Campaign for foreign tourists to Japan features famous comic character

Railway Campaign for foreign tourists to Japan features famous comic character

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 24, 2019 07:42 0

Seibu Railway Co., Ltd. -- which links the Tokyo hubs of Ikebukuro and Shinjuku with well-established destinations, Chichibu and Kawagoe, in Saitama Prefecture -- has ... Read More

Canadian ultra low-cost airline launches Cancun flights

Canadian ultra low-cost airline launches Cancun flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 18:05 0

Swoop airline today celebrates its inaugural flight between John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) and Cancun International Airport (CUN). The four-hour nonstop flight departs ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29 0

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:35 0

Ever thought of the idea of visiting a destination, be it for holiday or work, and getting to drive your own car upon reaching the ... Read More

Drop your luggage

Drop your luggage

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 29, 2018 20:04 0

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one year, baggage is evil and must ... Read More

Young, self-made and female: Chinese women spearheading global luxury spending

Young, self-made and female: Chinese women spearheading global luxury spending

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 19:10 0

Modern wealth in Asia appears to be increasingly young, self-created and… female, according to a Julius Baer report. The bank says that women, especially from ... Read More

Mineta San José International Airport sets new record for travelers served

Mineta San José International Airport sets new record for travelers served

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 01:12 0

With the arrival of Alaska Airlines Flight #346 from Seattle today, Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) marked a significant milestone by serving its 14.3 ... Read More

Courtyard Burlington, Ontario: Innovative design and flexible space

Courtyard Burlington, Ontario: Innovative design and flexible space

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018 10:37 0

In Canada Courtyard by Marriott Hotel has opened its doors in Burlington, Ontario and ready to serve you. Featuring an innovative lobby space as well ... Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveway service

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveway service

editor editor- December 13, 2018 16:44 0

Introduction: Your destination is set, be it for holiday, leisure or work. Hotels - check, itinerary- check, must visit spots – check, can’t-miss diners and ... Read More

Travel alert! Everyday Carry Shirt to prevent pickpocketing?

Travel alert! Everyday Carry Shirt to prevent pickpocketing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 13:45 0

A former U.S. State Department Security Officer has a safety message for business travelers and advice for tourists with a solution for everyone carrying a ... Read More

Terror shooting in Strasbourg: 2 dead near popular tourist Christmas Market

Terror shooting in Strasbourg: 2 dead near popular tourist Christmas Market

editor editor- December 11, 2018 11:40 0

A gunman is reportedly on the run in Strasbourg after shooting two people dead and injuring at least 11 others in a terrorist attack near ... Read More

Boarding simplified: Delta extends branded fares to boarding order

Boarding simplified: Delta extends branded fares to boarding order

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 08:55 0

Zone boarding, an aviation standard for decades, will soon be a thing of the past for Delta customers as the airline makes a global shift ... Read More

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 22:17 0

Embarking upon a quality over quantity approach to future development, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports has initiated a number of measures to better balance, ... Read More

What’s new in France for 2019?

What’s new in France for 2019?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 12:45 0

France is always an exciting destination but the year ahead promises a buffet of intriguing events beyond the capitol. Here are the top reasons to ... Read More

Travel better with children during the holidays

Travel better with children during the holidays

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 10:25 0

Millions of North Americans travel for the holidays to spend time with family and friends, many with children in tow. Of those travelers who responded ... Read More

How to look magnificent while traveling: The Indie Beauty Expo

How to look magnificent while traveling: The Indie Beauty Expo

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- November 24, 2018 08:21 2

Get in Line. If you have even the slightest interest in your FACE and BODY – this is a show to add to your calendar. ... Read More

Spirit CEO: Luggage not essential for travel, who needs bags?

Spirit CEO: Luggage not essential for travel, who needs bags?

editor editor- July 19, 2010 04:22 0

Most people are on Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza's case for telling Congress the other day that bringing luggage is "not essential" to airline travel. Read More

Sick of paying airline baggage fees? Just say no and ship instead

Sick of paying airline baggage fees? Just say no and ship instead

editor editor- January 21, 2010 03:29 0

Now that the airlines have raised, yet again, their fees for checked bags, it’s time to take another look at the alternative: shipping your bags, ... Read More

Refusal to rob passengers separates Southwest from the rest of the herd

Refusal to rob passengers separates Southwest from the rest of the herd

editor editor- January 20, 2010 05:37 0

One way Southwest Airlines differentiates itself is by charging much less for handling passengers' bags. Dallas-based Southwest allows passengers to check in up to two ... Read More

Bag-fee dodgers – fighting fire with fire

Bag-fee dodgers – fighting fire with fire

editor editor- September 15, 2009 07:27 0

Norge and Fred Brown had plenty of time before their flight to Phoenix a few weeks ago, so they made up a new game: Count ... Read More

Stretch your travel dollar

Stretch your travel dollar

editor editor- September 9, 2008 02:51 0

By gauging where the rapidly changing airline industry is headed, business travelers can map out their flight plans and find the best deals. Read More

American waives extra-bag fee for GIs

American waives extra-bag fee for GIs

editor editor- August 14, 2008 03:07 0

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines announced Wednesday it would waive the fee it charges for a third bag checked by active-duty members of the ... Read More

VFW says waive airline bag fees for troops

VFW says waive airline bag fees for troops

editor editor- August 13, 2008 02:49 0

WASHINGTON - A U.S. veterans group called on airlines to stop charging an extra-bag fee to U.S. troops traveling to Iraq. Read More

Who would you rather give your money to – the airline or FedEx and UPS?

Who would you rather give your money to – the airline or FedEx and UPS?

editor editor- August 12, 2008 03:38 0

Facing fees of up to $50 to check in a piece of luggage when flying, some travelers have turned to shipping services to get their ... Read More

Airline bag fees face uncertain future

Airline bag fees face uncertain future

editor editor- August 5, 2008 02:20 0

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Large airlines are reporting millions of dollars of new revenue from recently introduced bag-checking fees, but whether the practice can continue remains ... Read More

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