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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency
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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department ... Read More

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure
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Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel
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American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement
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Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX and NG manufacturer revealed that some aircraft parts were improperly manufactured and would need replacement dealing yet ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel
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American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- May 31, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature
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Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Dennis Muilenburg, the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, said his company failed to properly implement ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
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New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate
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Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later
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Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing
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Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels
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Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2019

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania wildlife ... Read More

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions
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EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

editor editor- March 28, 2019

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has rejected every single United States argument whereas it has taken all EU ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods
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 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary ... Read More

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized
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Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the rocks ... Read More

Exhibiting at IMEX? Scam warning
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Exhibiting at IMEX? Scam warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

IMEX is one of the most established trade show for the Meetings and Incentive industry. Started by Ray Bloom IMEX ... Read More

US Pilots alarmed: Boeing 737 Max 8 flight manual is criminally insufficient
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US Pilots alarmed: Boeing 737 Max 8 flight manual is criminally insufficient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

The Flight Manual for the Boeing 737 Max 8 is inadequate and almost criminally insufficient. These are the words of ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?
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Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers
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Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion
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European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany ... Read More

First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded
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First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019

Airlines need to plan the exit from the EU in Britain, but with the current impossible and unpredictable situation for ... Read More

Farewell A380: Airbus announces the end of superjumbo production
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Farewell A380: Airbus announces the end of superjumbo production

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

European aerospace giant Airbus has announced Thursday it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021. The announcement came after ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800?  Boeing declines to comment
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Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts ... Read More

Scores of people trapped by sludge, 200 missing after Brazilian dam collapse
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Scores of people trapped by sludge, 200 missing after Brazilian dam collapse

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

Brazilian firefighters are searching for over 200 people missing after a dam at an iron ore mine collapsed. Scores of ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats
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Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of ... Read More

Tourism’s “Invisible Burden”: Major new report
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Tourism’s “Invisible Burden”: Major new report

editor editor- January 10, 2019

A new report suggests that wherever it exists, tourism places an “invisible burden” on destinations and their residents. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Ted Heath’s house fails to be lucrative tourist attraction
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Ted Heath’s house fails to be lucrative tourist attraction

editor editor- October 29, 2012

A charity is set to close Ted Heath’s house after it failed to be a lucrative tourist attraction because the ... Read More

Storytelling in Guam
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Storytelling in Guam

editor editor- December 17, 2011

Like other Pacific islands, storytelling in Guam has been an important method of passing knowledge from one generation to the ... Read More

Qantas’ ill-timed Twitter competition backfires
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Qantas’ ill-timed Twitter competition backfires

editor editor- November 24, 2011

It was meant to create goodwill, but instead Qantas handed disenchanted consumers a stick to beat it with when it ... Read More

Hyatt fails mediation in $500 million damages claim
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Hyatt fails mediation in $500 million damages claim

editor editor- November 12, 2010

ATLANTA - Hyatt Corporation failed their requested mediation with Monopoly Hotels Group recently held in Atlanta at the end of ... Read More

Merkel: Multi-cultural Germany has failed, start learning German
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Merkel: Multi-cultural Germany has failed, start learning German

editor editor- October 20, 2010

BERLIN – An attempt to create a multi-cultural society in Germany has failed entirely, so the country's immigrants should adopt ... Read More

Cessna 206 comes down hard in Tanzania
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Cessna 206 comes down hard in Tanzania

editor editor- September 9, 2010

(eTN) - A reported engine failure during takeoff from Sumbawanga brought a Cessna 206 with two passengers and a pilot ... Read More

Dreamliner test engine breaks apart
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Dreamliner test engine breaks apart

editor editor- August 28, 2010

EVERETT, WA - The Boeing Company made an announcement today saying that it now expects delivery of the first 787 ... Read More

Minister: Zimbabwe has failed to attract tourism from the World Cup
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Minister: Zimbabwe has failed to attract tourism from the World Cup

editor editor- June 30, 2010

Harare - Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Walter Mzembi has admitted Zimbabwe’s failure to attract tourism from the World Cup ... Read More