Tag: high-speed

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20 0

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

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019 01:22 0

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic partnership to help promote and empower ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 03:02 0

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy an air demand that by ... Read More

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 16:21 0

The importance of route planning to airlines as the aviation industry faces ongoing commercial challenges was top of the agenda today (Tuesday 30 April), during ... Read More

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

editor editor- April 8, 2019 20:55 0

“By investing in the modernization of Baltimore Penn Station, Amtrak seeks to transform central Baltimore into a premier regional transportation hub that will provide new ... Read More

Heathrow zaps the airport with speedy Wi-Fi

Heathrow zaps the airport with speedy Wi-Fi

editor editor- April 5, 2019 02:45 0

Heathrow has launched a fast speed Wi-Fi service at the airport. In partnership with Boingo, passengers at all Heathrow terminals are now able to enjoy ... Read More

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

editor editor- April 4, 2019 21:51 0

Two landmark events in the Russian travel industry – which take place this September – mark not only an important development in Russian travel but ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05 2

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April ... Read More

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 02:52 0

Passengers at London City Airport today boarded British Airways flight BA3281 assuming they would fly to Duesseldorf, Germany but were surprised when landing they saw ... Read More

Nearly 100 passengers injured when jetfoil ferry collides with whale in Japan

Nearly 100 passengers injured when jetfoil ferry collides with whale in Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 16:16 0

According to Japanese authorities, more than 80 people were injured after a jetfoil ferry incident in the East Sea on Saturday. Five people were hospitalized ... Read More

Italian government to decide Turin-Lyon high-speed rail’s fate ‘by Friday’

Italian government to decide Turin-Lyon high-speed rail’s fate ‘by Friday’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 19:28 0

Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said the government expected to take a decision by Friday over an Italy-France high-speed rail link causing tensions within ... Read More

American Airlines: Big summer in Charlotte, NC

American Airlines: Big summer in Charlotte, NC

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 15:05 0

American Airlines is getting ready for a big summer in Charlotte with more flights, new destinations and a refreshed Admirals Club, which reopens today. The ... Read More

Gulfstream G650ER sprints from Singapore to San Francisco

Gulfstream G650ER sprints from Singapore to San Francisco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 19:20 0

Ultralong-range Gulfstream G650ER jet again demonstrated its performance prowess in a city-pair record connecting Singapore and San Francisco — a distance of 7,475 nautical miles/13,843 ... Read More

Gulfstream G600 to make Australian Debut

Gulfstream G600 to make Australian Debut

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 18, 2019 04:20 0

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced its newest aircraft, the class-leading, award-winning Gulfstream G600, will make its Australian debut at the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & ... Read More

The Lodhi unveils The Sultan Suite

The Lodhi unveils The Sultan Suite

editor editor- February 8, 2019 21:24 0

The Lodhi, New Delhi, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, announced the latest addition to their grand suites: “The Sultan Suite.” True ... Read More

Qatar Executive world’s first commercial operator of Gulfstream G500 jet

Qatar Executive world’s first commercial operator of Gulfstream G500 jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 19:06 0

Qatar Executive announced that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet. The private jet charter division of Qatar ... Read More

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 22:30 0

Boeing yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company's ... Read More

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 22:30 0

Israel had its best tourism year to date, with more than 4.12 million tourist entries recorded from January to December 2018, an increase of about ... Read More

New year on a train in China: 11.5 million had this idea

New year on a train in China: 11.5 million had this idea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 02:29 0

Most of the top tourist destinations in China, including Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin, Shanghai and more, can be reached by high-speed trains. Read More

Qatar Airways welcomes its first ultra-modern state-of-the-art executive jet

Qatar Airways welcomes its first ultra-modern state-of-the-art executive jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018 16:10 0

The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, Qatar Executive, has received two of its brand-new Gulfstream G500 executive jets, that were first unveiled ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism ends 2018 year with 11 million tourist arrivals

Taiwan Tourism ends 2018 year with 11 million tourist arrivals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 02:48 0

The 11 millionth tourist to visit Taiwan in2018 is a Japanese tourist. He arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on a flight from Kansai International ... Read More

China’s up-and-coming tourist destination welcomes new Hilton hotel

China’s up-and-coming tourist destination welcomes new Hilton hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 17:10 0

Hilton Garden Inn today announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Sanya, on Hainan Island. Hilton Garden Inn Sanya is owned by Sanya MEIHAOLEE Hotel ... Read More

Head-on collision: 9 killed, dozens injured in Turkish high-speed train disaster

Head-on collision: 9 killed, dozens injured in Turkish high-speed train disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 04:34 0

At least nine people were killed and 47 others injured when a high-speed train crashed into a pilot engine traveling along the same rails in ... Read More

New York to Dubai In Record Time on Gulfstream

New York to Dubai In Record Time on Gulfstream

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 21:36 0

The G650ER flew from Teterboro, New Jersey, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, a distance of 6,142 nautical miles/11,375 kilometers, in just 11 hours and two ... Read More

Centara Unveils Majestic Hotel in the Heart of Doha’s Business District

Centara Unveils Majestic Hotel in the Heart of Doha’s Business District

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 5, 2018 19:08 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hospitality group, has made its debut in Qatar with the launch of a spectacular new seaview hotel in Doha, the ... Read More

Amtrak searching for head of new inter-city department

Amtrak searching for head of new inter-city department

editor editor- March 25, 2010 07:05 0

Amtrak president and CEO Joseph Boardman said a new high-speed rail department is the next step in an ongoing process to better position Amtrak to ... Read More

Getting America to ride the high-speed rails

Getting America to ride the high-speed rails

editor editor- April 9, 2009 06:02 0

The romance of riding the rails may be returning to America thanks to new federal funding and a public hungry for ways to save time, ... Read More

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