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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department ... Read More

Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Today, June 15, 2019, Bird's shared electric scooter fleet lands on the streets of Chicago as part of the city-run ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable ... Read More

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is ... Read More

Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace ... Read More

Premier Destinations wins Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards

editor editor- June 11, 2019

Premier Maldives part of the Premier Destinations brand won Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards 2019 ... Read More

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

editor editor- June 11, 2019

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Team visited Trade Partners in Scandinavia

editor editor- June 10, 2019

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) head of the company, Mrs. Sherin Francis and Key STB representatives on the European market visited ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue ... Read More

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Neste, a renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum ... Read More

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

In 2018, Boeing unveiled its new environment strategy through 2025 with ambitious goals to innovate products for environmental performance, reduce ... Read More

United Airlines makes history flying most eco-friendly commercial flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be ... Read More

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Finland’s incoming government has today introduced its Government Program which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral ... Read More

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

Qatar Airways Group today published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... Read More

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

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air ... Read More

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today the presentation of the first finalized generic guideline for design, operation, and certification for Hyperloop ... Read More

Korean Air receives 200th Boeing aircraft

editor editor- May 23, 2019

Korean Air received delivery of its 25th B777-300ER on May 14, the 200th Boeing aircraft the airline has received since ... Read More

United Airlines expands its commitment to biofuel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

United Airlines today further strengthened its emerging reputation as the world's most environmentally conscious airline by renewing its contract with ... Read More

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure ... Read More

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative and helping drive its ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa supports ambitious tree planting goal for Samoa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

As part of Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa’s ever-evolving efforts to ensure a healthier and greener earth, the team is ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane ... Read More

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Substitute House Bill 1798, concerning short-term rentals, into law. This bill was a top priority ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

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

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But ... Read More

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar has launched a program that turns waste coffee grounds into “coffeeBriques” that can be used for ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... Read More