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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 19:06 0

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end to sexual harassment and violence. ... Read More

Air traffic controllers wanted: FAA hiring nationwide

Air traffic controllers wanted: FAA hiring nationwide

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 17:15 0

A window of opportunity is available to U.S. citizens interested in becoming air traffic controllers. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is accepting applications nationwide from ... Read More

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 22:10 0

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about Canada's diverse history. ... 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

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 18:00 0

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G600 will make its first appearance at the International Paris Air Show June 17 through 23, ... Read More

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Traveler photos, license plate images taken in data breach

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Traveler photos, license plate images taken in data breach

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 23:04 0

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a data breach it learned about last month that exposed the photos of travelers and vehicles traveling in ... Read More

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 19:31 0

The Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport will close to airline traffic from June 10 until June 26  this year due to runway repaving.  There will ... Read More

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 22:35 0

Russia's Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) and the governors of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Tver regions announced the signing of an agreement to develop the ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 18:45 0

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, without ANY legal ID papers, ... Read More

Choice Hotels corporate travel focus

Choice Hotels corporate travel focus

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:04 0

Choice Hotels International, Inc. will launch a new nationwide advertising campaign June 17 that reinforces its commitment to welcoming both business and leisure travelers. "We're ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 00:25 0

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and recreational travel. The Treasury Department ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019 22:04 0

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program was introduced by Today, U.S. Senators ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 18:28 0

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million in airport infrastructure grants, the ... Read More

FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport

FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 15:35 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Air Traffic Control Tower and Terminal Radar Approach ... Read More

Arkansas tourism is open for business!

Arkansas tourism is open for business!

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 19:14 0

Summertime is fun time in Arkansas, and our state is open for business and waiting to welcome you to The Natural State. From our majestic ... Read More

FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes

FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 15:09 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it issued Hensel Phelps Construction Company of Washington, D.C., a Part 107 waiver on June 1 to ... Read More

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 00:59 0

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport looks forward to the strengthened ties between American Airlines and Qantas now that their joint business agreement has been ... Read More

FAA has $6 million in matching funds available for new UAS test site partnerships

FAA has $6 million in matching funds available for new UAS test site partnerships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 19:57 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it will partner with qualified commercial companies who can match the agency’s $6 million pledge to perform vital ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 16:45 0

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

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:20 0

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. law such payoffs are not ... Read More

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

editor editor- June 1, 2019 01:15 0

An unidentified person died Thursday evening in the Pools of Oheo on the island of Maui in Hawaii. These famous pools are more commonly referred ... 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

National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!

National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 05:57 0

Danial Rochford was appointed as the  inaugural Chairperson of the new National Tourism Authority in Kiribati He said in a post on Linkedin:: "This is ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:10 0

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

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019 05:30 0

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the U.S. Department of State in ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 22:25 0

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of Russia’s aviation industry, with pilots ... Read More

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 23:11 0

Kai Hattendorf, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced the winner of the 2019 JMIC Unity Award as Joachim König, Managing Director ... Read More

Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany

Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany

editor editor- May 27, 2019 20:25 0

Instituted in 1951 by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Theodor Heuss, the Order of Merit is awarded to individuals for achievements in ... Read More

Pakistan Airlines connects Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi with Tokyo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 07:52 0

The Pakistan International Airlines has decided to resume its two weekly flights to Tokyo from May 30 after a suspension of three months. The problem ... Read More

FAA: More access to airspace to fly drones

FAA: More access to airspace to fly drones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 18:20 0

Starting today more than 100 control towers and airports will be added to the hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic facilities and airports ... Read More

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