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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans
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Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan to ... Read More

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai
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40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India ... Read More

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance
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France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites and ... Read More

WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded
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WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded

editor editor- March 28, 2019

This is the email WOW Air passengers received after the airline shut down and flights were canceled: Dear WOW air ... Read More

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018
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ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just ... Read More

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai
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35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

More than 30 airlines have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with ... Read More

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?
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A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below. ... Read More

Renewed losses for Air Mauritius pose major threat
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Renewed losses for Air Mauritius pose major threat

mm Alain St.Ange- February 26, 2019

Compared to the previous financial year, when the airline showed a profit of over 10 million euros, the fortunes of ... 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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

Another German Airline bankrupt
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Another German Airline bankrupt

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019

On Monday Germania Fluggesellschaft mbH, its sister maintenance company Germania Technik Brandenburg GmbH as well as Germania Flugdienste GmbH filed for ... Read More

Air Canada and Chorus Aviation finalize purchase agreement for Jazz Aviation
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Air Canada and Chorus Aviation finalize purchase agreement for Jazz Aviation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

Air Canada and Chorus Aviation Inc., parent company of Jazz Aviation LP, today confirmed that all conditions have been met ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts
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UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long ... Read More

$12.60 per gallon: Zimbabwe sets world’s gasoline price record
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$12.60 per gallon: Zimbabwe sets world’s gasoline price record

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

Zimbabwe is in the midst of an severe economic crisis and acute shortage of foreign currency, which has led to ... Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black
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IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ... Read More

CEO Ahmed of Emirates calls Lions Air B737 MAX crash a snag
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CEO Ahmed of Emirates calls Lions Air B737 MAX crash a snag

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

Fly Dubai is awaiting delivery of the Boeing 737 MAX, the same aircraft that just had a deadly crash when ... Read More

IATA: Airline passenger demand rebounds in October
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IATA: Airline passenger demand rebounds in October

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger ... Read More

Delta Air Lines carried 15.5 million passengers in ‘record’ November 2018
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Delta Air Lines carried 15.5 million passengers in ‘record’ November 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

Delta Air Lines today reported operating performance for November 2018. The company carried 15.5 million customers across its broad global ... Read More

Top 10 European holiday hotspots: Best and worst fuel costs 2013
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Top 10 European holiday hotspots: Best and worst fuel costs 2013

editor editor- May 11, 2013

LONDON, England - Thinking of hiring a car this summer? Here are the top 10 holiday hotspots ranked based on ... Read More

Canada’s airlines hoping to return to the black in 2013
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Canada’s airlines hoping to return to the black in 2013

editor editor- September 15, 2012

OTTAWA, Canada - Canada's airlines can expect a second consecutive year of losses in 2012, according to The Conference Board ... Read More

AirAsia posts strong performance despite high fuel prices
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AirAsia posts strong performance despite high fuel prices

editor editor- May 27, 2011

LONDON, England – AirAsia Berhad recorded a growth in operating profit in 1Q11, in what Group CEO Tony Fernandes hailed ... Read More

Summer airfares likely to soar
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Summer airfares likely to soar

editor editor- April 25, 2011

MUMBAI, India - Soaring fuel prices and rising passenger demand will make summer travel to international destinations costlier by 15%-20% ... Read More

Rising fuel prices put a strain on Uganda air operators
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Rising fuel prices put a strain on Uganda air operators

editor editor- April 11, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The weakness of the Uganda Shilling combined with rising international crude oil prices have driven fuel prices ... Read More

Pragmatism prevails for Bangkok Airways President
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Pragmatism prevails for Bangkok Airways President

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2011

BERLIN (eTN )- Consolidation of its existing network, careful expansion are the leitmotivs of Bangkok Airways President Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth. Read More

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IATA: Global air industry will face setback

editor editor- March 21, 2011

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned that fuel prices could increase and the global aviation industry will face ... Read More

AMR Corporation reports Q3 profit of $143 million
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AMR Corporation reports Q3 profit of $143 million

editor editor- October 21, 2010

FORT WORTH, Texas - AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., today reported a net profit of $143 ... Read More

Gary Kelly: Unstable fuel prices still a big risk for airline industry
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Gary Kelly: Unstable fuel prices still a big risk for airline industry

editor editor- May 20, 2010

CHICAGO - The outlook for Southwest Airlines is much brighter in 2010 than it was a year ago, but volatile ... Read More

A 1-2-3 punch for airline passengers?
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A 1-2-3 punch for airline passengers?

editor editor- June 12, 2009

Corporate travel and ticket sales of premium seats are down. Overall demand is weak. And fuel prices are rising — ... Read More

Air Mauritius being strangled by fuel prices
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Air Mauritius being strangled by fuel prices

editor editor- February 24, 2009

It has now been confirmed that Air Mauritius will continue to pay US4105 dollars per barrel of oil until 2010 ... Read More

Kenya Airways in danger
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Kenya Airways in danger

editor editor- December 23, 2008

Kenya Airways CEO, Titus Naikuni, has warned that the airline’s operations could be in trouble unless improvement is made in ... Read More

ITB World Travel Trends Report: despite higher fuel prices, car trips leave air travel behind
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ITB World Travel Trends Report: despite higher fuel prices, car trips leave air travel behind

editor editor- December 18, 2008

BERLIN – For the moment, one of the most conspicuous travel trends of recent years seems to have been checked. ... Read More

R.O.A.R.:  Fuel prices are not to blame
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R.O.A.R.: Fuel prices are not to blame

editor editor- September 18, 2008

Having been in the travel agency business for over 20 years, I have witnessed some good years and bad years. Read More

And it all comes crashing down…
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And it all comes crashing down…

editor editor- September 16, 2008

Will the travel and tourism industry be the next to follow the economic travails of real estate foreclosures and banking ... Read More

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