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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program
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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in ... Read More

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390
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Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Embraer will take to the 53rd edition of Paris Air Show International, in France, the first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train
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Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Indian Railways have added a refreshing new perk for some travelers tired from long journeys: head and foot massages. Not ... Read More

Heathrow becomes world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport
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Heathrow becomes world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Sustain – the alliance for better food and farming – has crowned Heathrow the world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport. The ... Read More

Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019
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Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

At the Paris Air Show 2019, Le Bourget, Airbus SE will present a broad portfolio of innovative products, technologies and ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

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

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow
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VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program ... 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

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions
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Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air ... Read More

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza
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The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife ... Read More

Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reach new 20-year agreement
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Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reach new 20-year agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line have reached a new 20-year agreement to expand operations and make Port ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees
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Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... 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

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority
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Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

editor editor- May 20, 2019

When local transportation in US cities becomes congested, noisy, or has safety concerns, they are able to manage their roads ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX
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Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on ... Read More

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee
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U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced that it is soliciting nominees for ... Read More

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference
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EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 
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Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. ... Read More

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast
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FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, a ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues
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ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi ... Read More

Airbus ACJ319neo sets record during test-flight
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Airbus ACJ319neo sets record during test-flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The first ACJ319neo1 successfully completed a 16 hr and 10 min test-flight on 26th April, setting a new record for ... Read More

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air
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Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

With close to 90 percent of eligible workers participating, flight dispatchers at Allegiant Air have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their ... Read More

Airbus: ACJ319neo makes successful first flight
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Airbus: ACJ319neo makes successful first flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

The ACJ319neo successfully completed a first flight lasting one hour and 55 min on 24th April 2019, beginning a short ... Read More

SITA: Tracking airline passenger bags drives 66% improvement in baggage delivery
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SITA: Tracking airline passenger bags drives 66% improvement in baggage delivery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag delivery ... Read More

California-based Surf Air eyes profitability in 2019
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California-based Surf Air eyes profitability in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

A turbulent year for Surf Air has finally come to an end. Exciting recent updates have already resulted in massive ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions
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U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More

Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter
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Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Vista Global, a world leader in business flight solutions, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire JetSmarter, ... Read More

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism
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Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

editor editor- April 8, 2019

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

What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?
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What airport is now busier than mega-hubs Frankfurt and Dallas Fort Worth?

editor editor- April 8, 2019

This airport has now become the world's 12th busiest airport, moving up four places from the 16th spot in 2017. ... Read More

Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to Test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport
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Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to Test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The robotic head smiles at the passenger and greets them: “My name is FRAnny. How can I help you?” FRAnny ... Read More

Boeing CEO: Safety is our responsibility, and we own it
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Boeing CEO: Safety is our responsibility, and we own it

editor editor- April 5, 2019

Boeing CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg issued the following statement in response to its 737 Max software, production: As we work ... Read More

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  
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Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

editor editor- April 3, 2019

It was during an appreciation event held on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Hilton Labriz Jetty at Belombre that ... Read More

Passenger satisfaction at baggage collection jumps to new high with mobile notifications
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Passenger satisfaction at baggage collection jumps to new high with mobile notifications

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

While the adoption of technology has improved passenger satisfaction across the airport journey, the biggest jump by far over the ... Read More

Milan Bergamo Airport: Passenger experience improvements contribute to traffic growth
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Milan Bergamo Airport: Passenger experience improvements contribute to traffic growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Passenger traffic at Milan Bergamo continues to climb in 2019, with more-and-more people choosing to fly from the airport. The ... Read More

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan
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Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

editor editor- March 22, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s ... Read More

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