Tag: efficiency

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:20 0

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which was designed and constructed to ... Read More

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:09 0

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by ... Read More

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:32 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the ... Read More

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 22:45 0

Airbus will be showcasing its next-generation communication developments for mission and business critical use at the Critical Communications World (CCW) 2019, taking place in Kuala ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55 0

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry leaders within hours of the ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 20:54 0

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors to the event, which was ... Read More

Airbus partners with United Airlines to manage aircraft data

Airbus partners with United Airlines to manage aircraft data

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 15:41 0

United Airlines has become the latest US airline to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise, following an agreement recently signed between the airline and Airbus. ... 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

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 18:06 0

Today, the Lufthansa Group has published its 25th sustainability report. For a quarter of a century now, the company has been providing information every year ... Read More

Audubon International and Diamond Resorts partner on Green Lodging Program

Audubon International and Diamond Resorts partner on Green Lodging Program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 16:03 0

Diamond Resorts announced today it has partnered with Audubon International to increase awareness of green initiatives within the industry. As such, Diamond has joined Audubon’s ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be  done

UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be done

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 16:20 0

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their implementation remains limited, research carried out ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18 0

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st ... Read More

Air Canada 2018 corporate sustainability report

Air Canada 2018 corporate sustainability report

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 21:12 0

Air Canada today issued Citizens of the World, its 2018 corporate sustainability report. The report details the airline's progress in key areas of sustainability and ... Read More

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 14:01 0

Qatar Airways Group today published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing its development and progress in ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 03:55 0

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation industry The International 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

FAA resumes its Contract Tower Program

FAA resumes its Contract Tower Program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 00:10 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today resumed accepting applications to the FAA Contract Tower (FCT) program, as called for under the FAA Reauthorization Act of ... Read More

Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 00:18 0

Boeing and Star Alliance member Air New Zealand today announced the airline plans to add the largest 787 Dreamliner model to its world-class fleet with ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 15:40 0

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build resilience to a changing climate. ... 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

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 16:40 0

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. The MoU was ... Read More

Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest A220 Family aircraft

Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest A220 Family aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:55 0

Airbus today announced that the A220 Family aircraft, the newest addition to its single-aisle portfolio, will now be offering increased range starting from H2 2020. ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:35 0

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per day — to travel on ... Read More

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 19:02 0

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the type, which has already been ordered ... Read More

Four Seasons selects Airbus A321LR for aircruises

Four Seasons selects Airbus A321LR for aircruises

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 18:00 0

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has chosen the A321LR as its private jet for luxury worldwide travel, launching a new role for the Airbus corporate ... Read More

Khiri Travel announces executive changes

Khiri Travel announces executive changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 02:00 0

Asian DMC, Khiri Travel has announced senior executive changes. Effective 1 July, Herman Hoven will become the new Chief Executive Officer of Khiri Travel. Hoven ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:19 0

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants to 127 airports in all ... 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

Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 15:31 0

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

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