Tag: connectivity

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation
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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the introduction of its newest aircraft type, the ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean
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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

mm Seth Miller- June 12, 2019

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

Milan Bergamo to Casablanca on TUIfly Belgium
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Milan Bergamo to Casablanca on TUIfly Belgium

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019

Milan Bergamo Airport welcomes the arrival of its latest new airline partner as TUIfly Belgium launches a new link to ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme
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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

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight
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La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

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

New nonstop flights to Europe from Dallas
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New nonstop flights to Europe from Dallas

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

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

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors
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33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

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

Air Canada: Daily Montreal-Raleigh flights inaugurated
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Air Canada: Daily Montreal-Raleigh flights inaugurated

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

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

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner
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WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate ... Read More

Qatar Airways inaugurates its third gateway to Morocco
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Qatar Airways inaugurates its third gateway to Morocco

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

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

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April
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IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

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

WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight
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WestJet expands European network with Barcelona flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

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

Airbus delivers first highly efficient A330neo to Delta Air Line
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Airbus delivers first highly efficient A330neo to Delta Air Line

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

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

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia
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Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA
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Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

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

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India
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Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 18, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership
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Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

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

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

editor editor- May 16, 2019

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

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air
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Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019

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

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership
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EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines today expanded their commercial relationship to include a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. The ... Read More

Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library
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Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced Boeing’s Toolbox Mobile Library, an iPad mobile application, ... Read More

Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo
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Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019

he first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon, becoming the first ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway
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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

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels
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Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

At Stuttgart Airport, new charges for take-off and landing come into effect July 1st, 2019. The new regulations actively encourage ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead
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European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 ... Read More