Tag: disruptions

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

Summer Travel Chaos: AirHelp predicts millions of flight delays
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Summer Travel Chaos: AirHelp predicts millions of flight delays

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

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

Memorial Day Weekend: Days and routes travelers should avoid flying
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Memorial Day Weekend: Days and routes travelers should avoid flying

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

More than 43 million Americans are expected to travel for Memorial Day Weekend this year, and based on 2018 data, ... Read More

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions
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Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

editor editor- May 17, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

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

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

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departs the island today, to attend the 64th Meeting of the United Nations World ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
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Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

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

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed
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Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

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

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October
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Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

editor editor- May 8, 2019

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

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday
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IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

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

California-based Surf Air eyes profitability in 2019
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California-based Surf Air eyes profitability in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

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

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

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

What smart travelers know
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What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US ... Read More

Bartlett hosts successful community meeting with Jamaican Diaspora in the UK
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Bartlett hosts successful community meeting with Jamaican Diaspora in the UK

editor editor- April 4, 2019

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

Lufthansa Group renews its partnership with Amadeus
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Lufthansa Group renews its partnership with Amadeus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have announced an agreement to renew their longstanding technology partnership. Through the deal, Amadeus’ Altéa ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

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

US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed
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US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

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

Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre
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Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre

editor editor- February 19, 2019

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

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown
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Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

editor editor- February 15, 2019

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

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

editor editor- February 14, 2019

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

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines
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Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

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

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Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

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

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center
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Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

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

Jamaica Prime Minister calls for greater collaboration for sustainable resilience in tourism sector
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Jamaica Prime Minister calls for greater collaboration for sustainable resilience in tourism sector

editor editor- January 31, 2019

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness says that greater effort has to be placed in strengthening linkages ... Read More

Building Resilience of Caribbean SMTEs: OAS launches $500,000 project
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Building Resilience of Caribbean SMTEs: OAS launches $500,000 project

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2019

The Organization of American States (OAS) has launched a US$500,000 project to assist the region’s small and medium tourism enterprises ... Read More

Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability
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Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019

With a record-breaking 4.31 million travelers visiting Jamaica in 2018, the island nation’s tourism industry is poised to boost its ... Read More

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019
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Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

2018 turned out to be a very disruptive year for the aviation and travel industry when, for the first time, ... Read More

Statement from Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett  on terror situation in Nairobi, Kenya
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Statement from Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett on terror situation in Nairobi, Kenya

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett today issued a statement regarding the terrorist attack of DusitD2 Hotel and Office ... Read More

IMEX in Frankfurt announces new ground handler
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IMEX in Frankfurt announces new ground handler

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

The IMEX Group has announced a new partnership with a leading German Destination Management Company, to provide ground handling services ... Read More