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Thai Lion Air to start Bangkok – Colombo air service

Thai Lion Air to start Bangkok – Colombo air service

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019 07:02 0

Low-cost carrier Thai Lion Air will begin operating direct flights between Sri Lanka and Bangkok from January 30. The flight is scheduled to depart Colombo ... Read More

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 18:28 0

Miami International Airport passed the 45-million-passenger milestone for the first time ever in 2018, serving nearly one million more travelers than the previous year. The ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal triples its flights between Newark and Porto

TAP Air Portugal triples its flights between Newark and Porto

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 20:05 0

TAP Air Portugal - the flag carrier airline of Portugal, will triple its flights between Newark and Porto starting June 1, flying six weekly nonstop ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines acquired by ManaAir

ExpressJet Airlines acquired by ManaAir

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 00:10 0

ManaAir, LLC, today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of ExpressJet Airlines. ExpressJet flies for United Airlines as a United Express carrier. In 2019, ... Read More

Rome–Fiumicino International Airport new route to Nairobi

Rome–Fiumicino International Airport new route to Nairobi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 18:05 0

Rome Fiumicino looks set to welcome back another important tailfin this summer, as Kenya Airways plans to launch four weekly 787 direct flights to the ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its second Swedish gateway

Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its second Swedish gateway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 16:25 0

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ new direct service to Gothenburg, Sweden, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosted ... Read More

German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights

German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 09:45 0

There are no more flights from Iran to Germany on Mahan Air at this time. Mahan Airlines, operating under the name Mahan Air is a privately ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines says Airbus aircraft not right for them

SriLankan Airlines says Airbus aircraft not right for them

editor editor- January 19, 2019 19:35 3

SriLankan Airlines said in a statement that it "wishes to clarify its position with regard to the utilization of one of its Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Read More

WestJet takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

WestJet takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019 17:15 0

Boeing delivered the first of ten 787 Dreamliners to WestJet, marking the start of the airline's global expansion. Having long operated a fleet of Boeing ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019 06:21 0

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways ... Read More

CommutAir, a United Express carrier, announces new President and CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 23:20 0

CommutAir, a United Express regional carrier, today announced the appointment of Richard (Rick) Hoefling to the role of president and chief executive officer, effective February ... Read More

Sleeping Suriname wakes up to new global air service

Sleeping Suriname wakes up to new global air service

editor editor- January 17, 2019 20:26 0

A new route starting this summer will be the first new international service that Suriname has secured in over a decade. Read More

Travel & Tourism at the center of life for Matteo Pennacchi

Travel & Tourism at the center of life for Matteo Pennacchi

editor editor- January 17, 2019 01:24 0

Travel & Tourism is what defines Matteo Pennacchi, an eclectic 47-year-old Italian traveler. Read More

Kenya Airways to make daily flights to Seychelles as of February

Kenya Airways to make daily flights to Seychelles as of February

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2019 07:51 0

Seychelles will be more accessible to the outside world starting February 6, 2019, as Kenya Airways introduces additional flights to its services, operating on a ... Read More

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 22:30 0

Israel had its best tourism year to date, with more than 4.12 million tourist entries recorded from January to December 2018, an increase of about ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines: Record 11.8 million passengers in 2018

Hawaiian Airlines: Record 11.8 million passengers in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 20:05 0

Hawaiian Airlines today announced that it welcomed a record 11,840,178 guests in 2018, a 2.9 percent increase over the previous year. The record number of ... Read More

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 14:57 0

Japan is spending $150 million to allow US Navy pilots practice aircraft carrier landings on a small Mageshima Island, but nearby residents, who were never ... Read More

Delta Air Lines CEO: The goal is to make travel ‘magical’

Delta Air Lines CEO: The goal is to make travel ‘magical’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 01:31 0

Delta CEO Ed Bastian told the tech world Tuesday that Delta's goal is to make travel something customers don't have to endure, but a magical ... Read More

Milan Bergamo ready for 13 million passengers in 2019

Milan Bergamo ready for 13 million passengers in 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019 09:16 0

As Milan Bergamo continues to grow, it is expected that the airport will break through the 13 million passenger barrier in 2019, with the airport ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40 0

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

First Boeing 787-10 begins regular transcontinental service

First Boeing 787-10 begins regular transcontinental service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 19:42 0

Today, first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner began regular service as UA2418, departing from Los Angeles International Airport traveling to Newark Liberty International Airport. United Airlines is ... Read More

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 16:40 0

Last year, Russia's JSC Sukhoi Company has signed an agreement to deliver 40 new twin-engine regional passenger jets, Sukhoi Superjet 100R, to two Iranian carriers ... Read More

Panama based Star Alliance Copa: The most punctual airline

Panama based Star Alliance Copa: The most punctual airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 09:42 0

The winner is Panama based Star Alliance carrier Copa. OAG's Punctuality League is based on 57 million flight records using full-year data to create a ranking ... Read More

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 17:11 0

According to the latest survey of UK airline passengers, low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair ranked at the very bottom of 19 carriers flying from the UK. ... Read More

Polish national flag carrier named “Best Airline in Eastern Europe”

Polish national flag carrier named “Best Airline in Eastern Europe”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 23:05 0

Polish national flag carrier won the title of “Best Airline in Eastern Europe”, overtaking, among others Russian Aeroflot and Hungarian Wizzair. “The award proves that ... Read More

Brazilian carrier is 2018 Most On-time Airline in South America

Brazilian carrier is 2018 Most On-time Airline in South America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 22:21 0

A Brazilian carrier was once again named the most on-time airline in South America. According to data from FlightStats, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S/A, a ... Read More

One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern coast

One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern coast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 15:25 0

One person was killed as the first tropical storm to hit Thailand in three decades pounded its southern coast on Friday, flooding the roads, blowing ... Read More

New low-cost carrier orders 60 Airbus A220-300 jets

New low-cost carrier orders 60 Airbus A220-300 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 16:20 0

The start-up US low-cost airline has signed a firm order with Airbus to purchase 60 A220-300 aircraft. Code-named “Moxy”, the new airline venture is led ... Read More

Super expensive airline seats sold for a song: Is there an app for that?

Super expensive airline seats sold for a song: Is there an app for that?

editor editor- January 3, 2019 00:28 0

Asia's biggest international airline carrier sold business class tickets from Vietnam to Canada and the US at economy prices earlier this week. Read More

South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service

South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 18:05 3

The flag carrier airline of South Africa, South African Airways (SAA), today announced that it will increase the frequency on direct nonstop flights between Washington, ... Read More

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