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Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager
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Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since ... Read More

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB
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Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is ... Read More

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

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry
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Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings ... Read More

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed
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Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north of ... Read More

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport
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Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

India's Dabolim Goa International Airport was shut down as firefighters battled a runway fire on Saturday. The blaze started after ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme
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IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue ... Read More

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme
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World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur ... Read More

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight
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La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic ... Read More

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU
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Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Neste, a renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum ... Read More

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report
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Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Today, the Lufthansa Group has published its 25th sustainability report. For a quarter of a century now, the company has ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion
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UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous ... Read More

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight
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United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day
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Westin unveils new culinary program in celebration of Global Running Day

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

In celebration of Global Running Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts today unveils a new worldwide culinary program, elevating the brand's ... Read More

Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results
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Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

In 2018, Boeing unveiled its new environment strategy through 2025 with ambitious goals to innovate products for environmental performance, reduce ... Read More

United Airlines makes history flying most eco-friendly commercial flight
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United Airlines makes history flying most eco-friendly commercial flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

Air Canada 2018 corporate sustainability report
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Air Canada 2018 corporate sustainability report

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Air Canada today issued Citizens of the World, its 2018 corporate sustainability report. The report details the airline's progress in ... Read More

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation
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Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Finland’s incoming government has today introduced its Government Program which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers
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IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation ... Read More

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

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy
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Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million flight ... Read More

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016
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UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Hotels in the UK suffered their largest margin of year-on-year profit decline since late 2016, as ancillary revenues fell and ... Read More

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring
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Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have ... Read More

Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners
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Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Boeing and Star Alliance member Air New Zealand today announced the airline plans to add the largest 787 Dreamliner model ... 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

Airbus delivers first highly efficient A330neo to Delta Air Line
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Airbus delivers first highly efficient A330neo to Delta Air Line

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Delta Air Lines took delivery of its first A330-900, one of 35 A330neos the Atlanta, Georgia-based airline has on order. ... Read More

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency
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European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of the ... Read More

United Airlines expands its commitment to biofuel
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United Airlines expands its commitment to biofuel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

United Airlines today further strengthened its emerging reputation as the world's most environmentally conscious airline by renewing its contract with ... Read More

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement
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Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure ... 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

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA
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Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European ... Read More

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F
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Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal, providing a long-term ... Read More

Four Seasons selects Airbus A321LR for aircruises
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Four Seasons selects Airbus A321LR for aircruises

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has chosen the A321LR as its private jet for luxury worldwide travel, launching a new ... Read More

Rolls-Royce delivers first sets of Pearl 15 production engines to Bombardier
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Rolls-Royce delivers first sets of Pearl 15 production engines to Bombardier

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Rolls-Royce announced that the first sets of Pearl 15 production standard engines were delivered to Bombardier and have been fitted ... Read More

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France
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Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative and helping drive its ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership
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Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination ... Read More