Tag: Engineering

Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings
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Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings
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Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of ... Read More

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut
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Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G600 will make its first appearance at the International Paris Air ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

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

Airbus partners with United Airlines to manage aircraft data
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Airbus partners with United Airlines to manage aircraft data

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

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

United Airlines names new Senior Vice President of United Express
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United Airlines names new Senior Vice President of United Express

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

United Airlines today named Sarah Murphy senior vice president of United Express, where she will oversee the carrier's extensive regional ... Read More

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners
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IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman
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Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... Read More

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs
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European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today the presentation of the first finalized generic guideline for design, operation, and certification for Hyperloop ... Read More

Studying abroad will become easier by 2021
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Studying abroad will become easier by 2021

editor editor- May 21, 2019

It's a goal that many students set for their education: To study abroad. However, for many, it is a daunting ... Read More

Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest A220 Family aircraft
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Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest A220 Family aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

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

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala
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64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO ... Read More

Boeing says it has finished software update for its troubled 737 MAX
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Boeing says it has finished software update for its troubled 737 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Boeing said that it has completed a software fix for its grounded 737 MAX airliner. The software update is part ... Read More

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City
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Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 properties worldwide, is bringing a fresh approach ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?
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Would you travel nude or naked?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane ... Read More

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform
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Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the ... Read More

Lufthansa Supervisory Board appoints Executive Board member Thorsten Dirks for three more years
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Lufthansa Supervisory Board appoints Executive Board member Thorsten Dirks for three more years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

In today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG decided ahead of schedule to extend the contract with Thorsten ... Read More

Emirates Group Vice President appointed: Hana Al Awadhi
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Emirates Group Vice President appointed: Hana Al Awadhi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019

The Emirates Group has announced the appointment of Hana Al Awadhi as Vice President HR earlier this month, overseeing dnata’s ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Director of Facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando
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Benchmark appoints new Director of Facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Benchmark has appointed Jason Epsenhart director of facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located ... Read More

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines
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Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 27, 2019

There are wineries and then there is Baigorri (started in 2000), currently owned by Pedro Martinez Hernandez. This Rioja winery ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace
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Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker
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Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line and Captain Minnie Mouse inspire future female ship captains
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Disney Cruise Line and Captain Minnie Mouse inspire future female ship captains

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

With a collection of new initiatives, Disney Cruise Line is aiming to inspire the next generation of female leaders in ... Read More

IndiGo airline under safety audit by India’s civil aviation regulator
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IndiGo airline under safety audit by India’s civil aviation regulator

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

India's civil aviation regulator will conduct a special safety audit of the low-cost carrier IndiGo following concerns about the snag-ridden ... Read More

Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool
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Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Recognized for its ... 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

Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field
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Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019

The world's largest airplane made its first test flight on Saturday in California. Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Paul G. Allen, today successfully ... Read More

Benchmark names Angel Quiles Director of Facilities, The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark
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Benchmark names Angel Quiles Director of Facilities, The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

Benchmark hospitality company has named Angel Quiles, CEOE, director of facilities for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark ... Read More

United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology
People in Travel & Tourism

United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Today, United Airlines Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Linda Jojo, was recognized by the National Diversity Council as ... Read More

Airbus appoints new Executive Committee
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Airbus appoints new Executive Committee

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Airbus SE has appointed a new Executive Committee led by Chief Executive Officer Guillaume Faury, following approval from the Board ... Read More

Airbus launches “Skywise Health Monitoring” with Allegiant Air
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Airbus launches “Skywise Health Monitoring” with Allegiant Air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Airbus has launched first operations of a new Skywise service – Skywise Health Monitoring (SHM) – with Allegiant Air on ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
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How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience
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National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

From visiting friends and family to getting goods to market, Canadians, tourists, and businesses rely on a safe, secure aviation ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces
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NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior ... Read More

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit
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Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to ... Read More

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships
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Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships, ... Read More

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