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ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 02:20 0

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Alexandre de ... Read More

Summer Travel Chaos: AirHelp predicts millions of flight delays

Summer Travel Chaos: AirHelp predicts millions of flight delays

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 20:38 0

AirHelp offers valuable information to passengers who are planning air travel, such as information about which airlines have the best success rate when it comes ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 16:39 0

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) ... Read More

Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!

Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 18:14 0

Due to the public transport strike no buses and trains will be running in the Netherlands. We expect high congestion on the roads to and ... 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

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:46 0

Bad weather in Delhi, India, is causing air transportation congestion today, Friday, May 17, 2019, with 32 flights being diverted as a result. Route disruptions ... Read More

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:15 2

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for the biennium 2019-2021. “Jamaica graciously ... Read More

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:46 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departs the island today, to attend the 64th Meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17 1

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:04 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is scheduled to open by the first week in October ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 18:25 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose ... Read More

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:16 0

Summer is around the corner, and many travelers all over the world are busy planning their vacations. In an effort to help travelers enjoy their ... Read More

California-based Surf Air eyes profitability in 2019

California-based Surf Air eyes profitability in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 20:03 0

A turbulent year for Surf Air has finally come to an end. Exciting recent updates have already resulted in massive improvements to its scheduled service ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 19:01 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has challenged the local art community to take art out of the educational institutions and art galleries and into Jamaica’s ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:24 0

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than 25% of compensation claims, indicating ... Read More

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:32 0

With the Southern Runway revamp starting tomorrow at Dubai International Airport, Emirates has been working hard to implement measures to further maximise operational efficiencies at ... Read More

What smart travelers know

What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019 02:56 0

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US travelers don't know their rights, ... Read More

Bartlett hosts successful community meeting with Jamaican Diaspora in the UK

Bartlett hosts successful community meeting with Jamaican Diaspora in the UK

editor editor- April 4, 2019 22:01 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his recent meeting with key members of the Jamaican Diaspora in London was very successful. Speaking at a ... Read More

Lufthansa Group renews its partnership with Amadeus

Lufthansa Group renews its partnership with Amadeus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:26 0

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have announced an agreement to renew their longstanding technology partnership. Through the deal, Amadeus’ Altéa Passenger Service System (PSS) will ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25 0

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for ... Read More

US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed

US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 19:30 2

Planning a trip for the spring, or recently experienced a flight disruption that delayed your trip? If you are flying out of one of these ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, ... Read More

Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre

Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre

editor editor- February 19, 2019 21:33 0

Texaco Jamaica has pledged its full backing of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM) that was launched in January in Montego Bay. ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

editor editor- February 15, 2019 18:54 0

The previous US government shutdown 35-day stalemate sidelined hundreds of thousands of federal workers without pay, created disarray in national parks, caused disruptions to the ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds Bill to end 9/11 fee diversion

U.S. Travel applauds Bill to end 9/11 fee diversion

editor editor- February 14, 2019 23:08 0

"The U.S. travel community strongly supports Chairman Thompson and Chairman DeFazio's measure to end the practice of using the '9/11' fee to pay for programs ... Read More

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 22:07 0

Airlines for America (A4A) today issued the following statement in support of Congressman Peter DeFazio's bill that would shield FAA programs and personnel from the ... Read More

Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019 19:57 0

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid a wide range of constantly ... Read More

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:30 0

More than 90 percent of U.S. travelers do not know their rights when it comes to airline compensation, and of those that do, it takes ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 22:25 0

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has reiterated its strong support for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center which was officially launched in Jamaica ... Read More

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