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Putin bans Russian airlines from flying to Georgia
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Putin bans Russian airlines from flying to Georgia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

Russia's President Putin has signed a decree prohibiting Russian airlines from transporting Russian citizens to Georgia from July 8. The ... Read More

Great Wall-2019 International Forum on Counter-Terrorism concludes in Beijing
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Great Wall-2019 International Forum on Counter-Terrorism concludes in Beijing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

An international counter-terrorism forum hosted by China's armed police force concluded in Beijing Friday. Themed "special force sniping," the four-day ... Read More

First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner delivered to Taiwanese EVA Air
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First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner delivered to Taiwanese EVA Air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

Taiwanese Evergreen Airways (EVA Air) today celebrated the delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, marking the first of 20 ... Read More

United Airlines commemorates 50th anniversary of Moon landing with celebratory fligh
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United Airlines commemorates 50th anniversary of Moon landing with celebratory fligh

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

Fifty years after Apollo 11 landed on the Moon in July 1969, United Airlines stands with the nation in celebration ... Read More

Airbus steals Le Bourget show with 595 orders vs. Boeing’s 234
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Airbus steals Le Bourget show with 595 orders vs. Boeing’s 234

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

Airbus easily outpaced US rival Boeing with the number of orders for its aircraft, as it dominated Le Bourget airfield ... Read More

Iranian general: Iran ‘refrained’ from shooting down US plane with 35 on board
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Iranian general: Iran ‘refrained’ from shooting down US plane with 35 on board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

The commander of the Iranian Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps claims that the downing of a US ... Read More

Etihad Airways marks UN World Refugee Day by helping Syrian refugees in Jordan
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Etihad Airways marks UN World Refugee Day by helping Syrian refugees in Jordan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, has recognised UN World Refugee Day by unveiling education initiatives ... Read More

Scandinavian connection: SAS joins Cornwall Airport Newquay’s airline portfolio
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Scandinavian connection: SAS joins Cornwall Airport Newquay’s airline portfolio

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

Scandinavia became Cornwall Airport Newquay’s (CAN) latest continent connection as SAS launched its seasonal service to Copenhagen today. Commencing its ... Read More

Oceanwide Expeditions: New cruise ship m/v Janssonius will be completed in 2021
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Oceanwide Expeditions: New cruise ship m/v Janssonius will be completed in 2021

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

Due to the success of its new Polar Class 6 ship, Hondius, Oceanwide Expeditions has ordered a sister ship built ... Read More

FAA bans all US airlines from flying over Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman
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FAA bans all US airlines from flying over Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned all US civil aircraft from flying in Iranian airspace above the Strait ... Read More

Shanghai’s exhibition economy soars 90 percent over last decade
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Shanghai’s exhibition economy soars 90 percent over last decade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

Shanghai's MICE economy is developing at a fast pace, with more than 1,000 exhibitions held last year, up 90 percent ... Read More

China’s Guangdong hosts Drone World Congress 2019
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China’s Guangdong hosts Drone World Congress 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

The Drone World Congress 2019 and the 4th Shenzhen International UAV Expo opened on Thursday in Guangdong - a coastal ... Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line donates new ship to Boys & Girls Clubs ff Miami-Dade
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Norwegian Cruise Line donates new ship to Boys & Girls Clubs ff Miami-Dade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

At a festive, kid-friendly event held today at Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade's Hank Kline Club, longtime supporter Norwegian ... Read More

Dubai government-owned low-cost airline flydubai celebrates 10th anniversary
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Dubai government-owned low-cost airline flydubai celebrates 10th anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

As part of the month-long celebrations for flydubai’s 10th anniversary the flydubai team came together on June 18, 2019 at ... Read More

Honolulu and Maui airline food workers vote to strike
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Honolulu and Maui airline food workers vote to strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

On June 18 and 19, airline food workers who prepare, pack, and deliver food and beverages served onboard American Airlines, ... Read More

HotelRunner increases distribution reach with Hotelbeds agreement
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HotelRunner increases distribution reach with Hotelbeds agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

Hotelbeds has announced today a preferred partnership agreement with HotelRunner, a sales channel management platform and B2B network for OTAs ... Read More

First large aircraft components for Airbus A220 production arrive in Mobile
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First large aircraft components for Airbus A220 production arrive in Mobile

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

Airbus A220 aircraft production is one step closer to reality as the first large aircraft components for the first aircraft ... Read More

Russian Domodedovo Airport sets up breathalyzer turnstiles to test employees
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Russian Domodedovo Airport sets up breathalyzer turnstiles to test employees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

Employees of Moscow's Domodedovo Airport will be now be checked for intoxication using a special contactless frame with a built-in ... Read More

South African Airways honored at 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards
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South African Airways honored at 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa, was honored with the “Best Airline Staff in Africa” award ... Read More

United Airlines adds nonstop flights, more seats for college football season
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United Airlines adds nonstop flights, more seats for college football season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

United Airlines today unveiled its 2019 college football flying schedule adding around 10,000 seats between its hubs and popular game ... Read More

Abu Dhabi concludes its North American Tourism Roadshow
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Abu Dhabi concludes its North American Tourism Roadshow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has concluded its North American Roadshow this week, ... Read More

Nordic Aviation Capital orders 20 Airbus A220 Family aircraft
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Nordic Aviation Capital orders 20 Airbus A220 Family aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), the industry’s number one regional aircraft lessor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 20 ... Read More

Airbus sees strong demand for its new commercial aircraft at Paris Air Show 2019
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Airbus sees strong demand for its new commercial aircraft at Paris Air Show 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

During the 2019 Paris Air Show, Airbus achieved new business for 363 commercial aircraft, comprising 149 firm orders and 214 ... Read More

Flynas flies farther with Airbus A321XLR
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Flynas flies farther with Airbus A321XLR

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 10 A321XLR aircraft, the ... Read More

Revamped Caribbean Tourism Organization’s scholarship program has new name
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Revamped Caribbean Tourism Organization’s scholarship program has new name

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

Having this year expanded the areas of study for which it would provide financial support, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s ... Read More

JetBlue to add Airbus A321XLR, additional A220s to its fleet
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JetBlue to add Airbus A321XLR, additional A220s to its fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

JetBlue Airways will add the A321XLR to its already large fleet of Airbus aircraft and increase its existing order for ... Read More

The Alex: New hotel opens on the Athens Riviera
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The Alex: New hotel opens on the Athens Riviera

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

Santikos Collection opened ‘The Alex’, their brand-NEW property for 2019 today, in the bustling port city of Piraeus on the ... Read More

IMEX America: Smart Monday kicks off with Ted Talk speaker
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IMEX America: Smart Monday kicks off with Ted Talk speaker

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

IMEX America, the largest meetings industry trade show in the U.S., will be bigger than ever, September 10 - 12 ... Read More

Qatar Executive expands its fleet with two state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets
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Qatar Executive expands its fleet with two state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

Qatar Executive is pleased to confirm delivery of two new state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets providing even more passengers with a luxurious, ... Read More

International investigators: 3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian responsible for shooting down Malaysian Airlines MH17
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International investigators: 3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian responsible for shooting down Malaysian Airlines MH17

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

International investigators from Joint Investigation Team (JIT) have accused three Russians and one Ukrainian of 2014 downing of Malaysian Airlines ... Read More

‘Premeditated execution’: Saudi Arabia responsible for Khashoggi’s murder, says UN investigator
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‘Premeditated execution’: Saudi Arabia responsible for Khashoggi’s murder, says UN investigator

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019

A UN investigator said on Wednesday that Riyadh bears responsibility for the barbaric killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was ... Read More

Indian Trump worshipper sets up Trump shrine, buys ‘expensive’ POTUS statue
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Indian Trump worshipper sets up Trump shrine, buys ‘expensive’ POTUS statue

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019

An Indian villager, who gained international notoriety for his daily worship of a photo of Donald Trump, had recently made ... Read More

10 billion: India projected to overtake China, lead global population growth charge
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10 billion: India projected to overtake China, lead global population growth charge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019

The global population will add 2 billion in the next three decades, closing in on the 10-billion milestone by 2050, ... Read More

Brussels unveils first free real-time guide for exploring the city, with people who live there
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Brussels unveils first free real-time guide for exploring the city, with people who live there

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019

From this summer onwards, people who visit the European capital will be able to explore the “real” Brussels. This is ... Read More

Argentina welcomes new nonstop American Airlines flight from Miami to Cordoba
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Argentina welcomes new nonstop American Airlines flight from Miami to Cordoba

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019

On June 7, American Airlines launched the start of new nonstop service from Miami to Cordoba. The new service will ... Read More

Record-breaking trend: Israel Tourism continues to rise
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Record-breaking trend: Israel Tourism continues to rise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019

Israel Tourism continues to rise, as more travelers are choosing the country as their next travel destination. In 2019 so ... Read More