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Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 21:13 0

Heathrow announced today the appointment of Val Shawcross as Chair of the Heathrow Area Transport Forum (HATF), an independent group established to help improve accessibility ... Read More

Memorial Day Weekend: Days and routes travelers should avoid flying

Memorial Day Weekend: Days and routes travelers should avoid flying

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 19:20 0

More than 43 million Americans are expected to travel for Memorial Day Weekend this year, and based on 2018 data, travel experts found more than ... Read More

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility

editor editor- May 17, 2019 23:17 0

A new $340 million multilevel Consolidated Rent-A-Car (CONRAC) in the Kahului Airport on Maui in Hawaii houses all major rental car companies in one spot ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 15:33 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials ... Read More

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala  $60 M Flyover project

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 15, 2019 06:45 0

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), the project contractor, ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019 20:15 0

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat ... Read More

Passenger volume climbs at Frankfurt and most of the Group airports

Passenger volume climbs at Frankfurt and most of the Group airports

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 14, 2019 05:34 0

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than six million passengers in April 2019, a gain of 5.1 percent year-on-year. This noticeable increase can also be attributed ... Read More

With 75 million visitors Orlando remains one of most-visited US destination

With 75 million visitors Orlando remains one of most-visited US destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 22:15 0

Tourism officials announced today a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 million annual visitors in 2018. ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:40 1

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month of consecutive growth Figures reveal ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel brings special offers to Arabian Travel Market

Swiss-Belhotel brings special offers to Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- April 25, 2019 00:23 0

Swiss-Belhotel International has created exciting packages for wholesalers and tour operators that will be launched at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) taking place in Dubai ... Read More

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 17:05 0

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with ... Read More

Delta Air Lines launches flights from Atlanta to Ontario International Airport

Delta Air Lines launches flights from Atlanta to Ontario International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 00:35 0

Ontario International Airport (ONT) today welcomed Delta Air Lines flight 996 from Atlanta, marking the launch of daily, nonstop service between the Inland Empire and ... Read More

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

Aftab Kola Aftab Kola- April 15, 2019 23:03 0

India, one of the top tea producers in the world, is experimenting with tea tourism in view of the growing interest shown by tourists to ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019 08:08 0

Passenger traffic rises at Frankfurt Airport - Fraport's Group airports worldwide largely report positive performance In the first three months of 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) ... Read More

Sea cruise 2019-2020: What is the Italian trend?

Sea cruise 2019-2020: What is the Italian trend?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019 00:24 0

Sea cruising in Italy is starting to grow again, aligning itself with the international trend. This is the message of the president of Cemar Agency ... Read More

Southwest Airlines: Nonstop from Silicon Valley to Long Beach

Southwest Airlines: Nonstop from Silicon Valley to Long Beach

editor editor- April 9, 2019 02:25 0

Today, Southwest Airlines launched nonstop service to Long Beach Airport from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). The flights are scheduled throughout the day to allow travelers ... Read More

What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?

What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?

editor editor- April 8, 2019 18:24 0

This airport has now become the world's 12th busiest airport, moving up four places from the 16th spot in 2017. According to the preliminary world ... Read More

Heathrow zaps the airport with speedy Wi-Fi

Heathrow zaps the airport with speedy Wi-Fi

editor editor- April 5, 2019 02:45 0

Heathrow has launched a fast speed Wi-Fi service at the airport. In partnership with Boingo, passengers at all Heathrow terminals are now able to enjoy ... Read More

Munich Airport welcomes new US destination

Munich Airport welcomes new US destination

editor editor- April 3, 2019 02:22 0

Effective immediately, American Airlines has launched a new service to the “land of endless opportunities.” An Airbus A330 will be departing daily from Munich, Germany, ... Read More

New flights: Heathrow to Cornwall and the world

New flights: Heathrow to Cornwall and the world

editor editor- April 2, 2019 19:05 0

Celebrations were held yesterday to mark the start of important new service at Heathrow airport. This weekend, the airport welcomed Flybe’s route from Cornwall Airport ... Read More

LHR: New Royal Family members mean new London Heathrow Terminal Names

LHR: New Royal Family members mean new London Heathrow Terminal Names

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:29 0

London Heathrow Airport is set to rename its four terminals as the airport prepares for the arrival of the new royal baby, expected sometime in ... Read More

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 02:52 0

Passengers at London City Airport today boarded British Airways flight BA3281 assuming they would fly to Duesseldorf, Germany but were surprised when landing they saw ... Read More

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:40 0

Oman Air has landed first place in the latest Heathrow “Fly Quiet and Green” league table, due to its use of ‘Continuous Decent Approach’ which ... Read More

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:12 0

More than 30 airlines have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures February 2019:  Positive Trend Continues

Fraport Traffic Figures February 2019:  Positive Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:16 0

Passenger traffic rises at FRA and Group airports worldwide In February 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than 4.5 million passengers - an increase of ... Read More

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

editor editor- March 12, 2019 19:30 0

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for a case study by the ... Read More

IATA Launches CEIV Fresh

IATA Launches CEIV Fresh

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 10:11 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new industry certification—the Center for Excellence for Perishable Logistics (CEIV Fresh)—to improve the handling and the ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 00:20 0

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the Georgia State Senate voted to ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Premium Travel signs exclusive partnership with BAC Credomatic VIP Lounge

UNIGLOBE Premium Travel signs exclusive partnership with BAC Credomatic VIP Lounge

editor editor- March 1, 2019 00:52 0

Passengers flying with UNIGLOBE Premium Travel in Costa Rica now have free access to the newest airport lounge at Juan Santamaria International Airport, also known ... 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

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