Tag: luggage

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure
Airline News

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses
Transportation News

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty transit ... Read More

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel
Airline News

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace –– what can we expect to see in the near future? ... Read More

Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?
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Are you still wearing extra clothes to avoid baggage fees?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Passengers who don extra clothes to avoid fees charged for overweight baggage is not an acceptable practice according to 42% ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment
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Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the ... Read More

Edmonton to Hamilton flight: Swoop’s new success
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Edmonton to Hamilton flight: Swoop’s new success

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019

Swoop  flight from Edmonton to Hamilton earlier this week had one million passenger. William and Emily Burchat were surprised to ... Read More

Aeroflot flights checked at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport after anonymous threats
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Aeroflot flights checked at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport after anonymous threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Passenger planes arriving at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from Moscow are being checked following anonymous threat calls, a spokesman ... Read More

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations
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Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Air travel is essential to Canada's economic growth and prosperity. Canadians, tourists and businesses all benefit from a safe, efficient ... Read More

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented
Airline News

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board recommendation ... Read More

Uber’s new ‘Quiet Mode’ service protects passengers from talkative drivers
Transportation News

Uber’s new ‘Quiet Mode’ service protects passengers from talkative drivers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

Premium units of US ride-hailing company Uber are now offering a new service that allows their high-end clientele to ask ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?
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Would you travel nude or naked?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app
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Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Lufthansa Group passengers often have similar questions: Is my flight on time? What gate does my plane leave from? And ... Read More

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses
Travel Technology News

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

San José Mayor Sam Liccardo today led the commissioning of Mineta San José International Airport’s (SJC) brand-new fleet of 10 ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline
Airline News

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, for ... Read More

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?
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Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship ... Read More

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation
Tourism News

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Summer is around the corner, and many travelers all over the world are busy planning their vacations. In an effort ... Read More

Four Seasons launches Bali’s first hotel arrival by river raft
Hotel & Resort News

Four Seasons launches Bali’s first hotel arrival by river raft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Famed for its dramatic treetop arrival via a suspension bridge, the World’s #1 Hotel is now offering guests a 180-degree ... Read More

eTN Hero: Cordelia Igel, team leader at Vox Restaurant, Grand Hyatt Hotel Berlin
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eTN Hero: Cordelia Igel, team leader at Vox Restaurant, Grand Hyatt Hotel Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Many of us traveling around the globe on business have travel stories to tell. I spend more than 100 fully-paid ... Read More

IMEX to deliver surprise and creativity with new Discovery Zone
Meeting Industry News

IMEX to deliver surprise and creativity with new Discovery Zone

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

Holograms, robots, magic, music and art are among the surprises set to inspire and delight attendees at IMEX in Frankfurt, ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills
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The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a ... Read More

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport
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Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

editor editor- April 5, 2019

With the Easter holidays around the corner, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is preparing for this year’s first travel peak. Germany’s largest ... Read More

What smart travelers know
Airline News

What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US ... Read More

American Airlines: New cabin, larger overhead luggage bins
Airport news

American Airlines: New cabin, larger overhead luggage bins

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

American Airlines is starting scheduled flights with the first of its 100 new Airbus A321neo aircraft on order. These aircraft ... Read More

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology
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European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

Rapiscan® Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its 920CT checkpoint screening system has achieved C3 approval from ... Read More

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step
Airline News

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

editor editor- March 26, 2019

New flight schedule to take effect on March 31 – Total flights expanding moderately Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to strengthen its ... Read More

Hainan Airlines launches nonstop service between Guiyang, China and Paris, France
Airline News

Hainan Airlines launches nonstop service between Guiyang, China and Paris, France

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Hainan Airlines will launch nonstop service between Guiyang, China and Paris on March 24, its fourth nonstop route from mainland ... Read More

Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry
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Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

The impact of disruptive technologies on the tourism industry is set to create multi-billion dollar savings through the use of ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?
Airline News

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air ... Read More

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit
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VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

VIA Outlets – the newest and fastest growing owner operator of outlet shopping destinations in Europe – will introduce its ... Read More

Mortar shell found in US Embassy employee’s luggage at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Mortar shell found in US Embassy employee’s luggage at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

Security at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was shocked to find a mortar shell in the baggage of a US Embassy employee ... Read More

MICE travelers from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam to Thailand grow
Meeting Industry News

MICE travelers from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam to Thailand grow

editor editor- March 7, 2019

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) - Business is fine tuning its marketing strategy in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar ... Read More

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?
Educational Travel News

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

editor editor- February 26, 2019

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight
Travel Safety & Emergencies

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could ... Read More

Corendon Boeing 747 lands in hotel garden
Hotel & Resort News

Corendon Boeing 747 lands in hotel garden

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

After a five-day mega transport from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Badhoevedorp, the Corendon Boeing 747 has arrived in the garden ... Read More

1989-2019: Baptized by Thai monks KLM Boeing 747 landed at Amsterdam Schiphol Hotel garden
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1989-2019: Baptized by Thai monks KLM Boeing 747 landed at Amsterdam Schiphol Hotel garden

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

A Boeing 747 has arrived in the garden of the Corendon Village Hotel this morning. There the plane will be ... Read More

Massive nation-wide transportation strike will paralyze Belgium next week
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Massive nation-wide transportation strike will paralyze Belgium next week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Belgium's Christian, socialist and liberal trade unions have called for a nation-wide general strike on Wednesday, February 13, over wage ... Read More