Tag: connectivity

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019 02:59 0

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to further deepen the two countries' ... Read More

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 15:28 0

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the introduction of its newest aircraft type, the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, on daily ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

Seth Miller Seth Miller- June 12, 2019 23:05 0

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in bringing that question to the ... Read More

Milan Bergamo to Casablanca on TUIfly Belgium

Milan Bergamo to Casablanca on TUIfly Belgium

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019 09:07 0

Milan Bergamo Airport welcomes the arrival of its latest new airline partner as TUIfly Belgium launches a new link to Casablanca, expanding the gateway’s connectivity ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019 05:25 0

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

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:30 1

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from ... Read More

New nonstop flights to Europe from Dallas

New nonstop flights to Europe from Dallas

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:51 0

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport welcomes new nonstop flights to Dublin, Ireland, and Munich, Germany provided by American Airlines. The Dublin flight will be the ... Read More

IndiGo commences operations on two new routes between India and Abu Dhabi

IndiGo commences operations on two new routes between India and Abu Dhabi

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 07:25 0

IndiGo, India’s largest airline, commenced two new daily direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi yesterday. The inaugural flight from Indira Gandhi International ... Read More

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 19:35 0

Hong Kong will host the 33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo (ITE) from June 13 to 16. The major travel industry trade event will attracting ... Read More

Air Canada: Daily Montreal-Raleigh flights inaugurated

Air Canada: Daily Montreal-Raleigh flights inaugurated

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 01:04 0

Air Canada today inaugurated a new, non-stop service between Montreal and Raleigh, North Carolina. This morning's departure of Air Canada flight AC8178 marks the beginning ... Read More

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 19:50 0

With the departure of flight WS6, WestJet becomes the only airline operating a nonstop route between Calgary and Dublin. The airline's newest route provides historic ... Read More

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 07:06 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will host the 76th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:45 0

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate service tomorrow from Chicago O’Hare, ... Read More

Qatar Airways inaugurates its third gateway to Morocco

Qatar Airways inaugurates its third gateway to Morocco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 16:38 0

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Rabat landed on Wednesday at Rabat–Salé Airport, marking the airline’s third gateway to Morocco. Qatar Airways flight QR ... Read More

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:40 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, Republic of Korea, for the 75th ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 07:07 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.3% ... Read More

WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight

WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019 15:36 0

WestJet opened greater access to both Europe and Canada with its inaugural flight between Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) and Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ). The airline's ... Read More

Airbus delivers first highly efficient A330neo to Delta Air Line

Airbus delivers first highly efficient A330neo to Delta Air Line

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 09:07 0

Delta Air Lines took delivery of its first A330-900, one of 35 A330neos the Atlanta, Georgia-based airline has on order. With new fuel-efficient engines, aerodynamic ... Read More

African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana

African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 06:16 0

The African Tourism Board knows the importance of connectivity for the growing travel and tourism industry to the continent.  African Tourism Board objective is to ... Read More

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 04:10 0

Vietnam Airlines should work to ensure safe and competitive services while operating flights to Russia. "Traveling between Vietnam and Russia is now more important than ... Read More

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 15:40 0

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Izmir landed today at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, marking the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway. Qatar Airways ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:05 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018—costing ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20 0

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

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 18, 2019 22:04 0

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau in India organized a workshop in Delhi on May 16 to create awareness on the destination among Indian agents. The event ... Read More

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 15:16 0

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her Art Here, a first-of-its-kind contest ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 10:00 0

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination is perfect for any airlines ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh through workshops

Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh through workshops

editor editor- May 16, 2019 19:58 0

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) successfully conducted a series of workshops in 3 major cities in India between February and May, to provide training for potential ... Read More

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 09:00 0

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

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 08:14 0

Grand Swiss-Belresort (Bahrain), Swiss-Belsuites (Bahrain), Swiss-Belboutique (Kuwait) and Swiss-Belinn (Oman and Qatar) will be opening in the upcoming months. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, ... Read More

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