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Canada’s Wabusk Air banned from providing commercial air services
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Canada’s Wabusk Air banned from providing commercial air services

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Transport Canada cancelled Wabusk Air’s Air Operator Certificate, which prohibits the company from providing commercial air services. Transport Canada took ... Read More

Benchmark names new Director of Culinary Operations, The Woodlands, TX
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Benchmark names new Director of Culinary Operations, The Woodlands, TX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Benchmark has named Olivier C. Gaupin director of culinary operations, a newly created position to further enhance Benchmark’s food and ... Read More

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors
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IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines announced that its Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam has been re-appointed to the IATA (International Air Transport Association) ... Read More

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event
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Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the National ... Read More

ICAO: CAA International to strengthen aviation safety oversight in Sierra Leone
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ICAO: CAA International to strengthen aviation safety oversight in Sierra Leone

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

CAA International (CAAi), the technical cooperation arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), is to assist the Sierra ... 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

The Bowery Hotel announces new Executive Chef
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The Bowery Hotel announces new Executive Chef

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

The Bowery Hotel, a property located in New York's stylish and revitalized Bowery neighborhood, announced that Chef Andrea Taormina will ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
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New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London
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Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Heathrow announced today the appointment of Val Shawcross as Chair of the Heathrow Area Transport Forum (HATF), an independent group ... 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

Bubonic plague: Russia’s Tourism Agency issues Mongolia travel warning
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Bubonic plague: Russia’s Tourism Agency issues Mongolia travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism has issued a special warning to tourists traveling to Mongolia after two fatal cases of ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing
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Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler ... Read More

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment
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Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

editor editor- April 15, 2019

A report released on behalf of the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) calls on state and local government leaders to ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management
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Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications ... 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

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees
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FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019

When Congress deregulated airline prices, routes, and schedules in 1978, Congress preserved the DOT’s responsibility to ensure that international prices ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation
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Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019

Are larger powers or Boeing behind a report published by the Washington Post based on something that happened in 2015 ... Read More

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief
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Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Former chief of flight operations for Delta Air Lines was appointed by President Trump to run the Federal Aviation Administration, ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation
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‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the ... Read More

Aerospace Pact lowers fees on US companies, opens European access to US markets
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Aerospace Pact lowers fees on US companies, opens European access to US markets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

During a meeting between the co-chairs of the Bilateral Oversight Board (BOB) at the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Headquarters in ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all
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Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by ... Read More

New President named by Wyndham to RCI Exchanges
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New President named by Wyndham to RCI Exchanges

editor editor- February 22, 2019

Wyndham Destinations, a vacation ownership and exchange company, has announced the appointment of Olivier Chavy as President, RCI® Exchanges. Most ... Read More

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements
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IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing ... Read More

FAA: Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority meets international safety standards
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FAA: Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority meets international safety standards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Vietnam complies with international safety standards and ... 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

ParkCloud names first chair
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ParkCloud names first chair

editor editor- February 13, 2019

ParkCloud, a European airport parking company, has named its first Chairperson - Peter Hilton, former chief of Holiday Taxis. Having ... Read More

Sea Island resort announces executive promotions
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Sea Island resort announces executive promotions

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Sea Island resort on the coast of Georgia, USA, has announced the appointment of Ella Kent to Director of Rooms ... Read More

Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned
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Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2019

Bangkok is the world's most-visited city and relies on tourism for economic growth. The travel and tourism industry in Thailand is ... Read More

MGM Resorts announces new President & COO of CityCenter
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MGM Resorts announces new President & COO of CityCenter

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018

MGM Resorts International announced today the appointment of Steve Zanella as President & Chief Operating Officer of CityCenter. Zanella will ... Read More

Air Canada names new Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Operations
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Air Canada names new Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

Air Canada today announced the appointments of Michael Rousseau to the new position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief ... Read More

How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics
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How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 17, 2018

Today a promotion is sending a chilling message to American Airlines mechanics., and the U.S. aviation industry altogether. “Pressuring Airline ... Read More

Canada’s Aviation Fatigue Rules Less Safe than US
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Canada’s Aviation Fatigue Rules Less Safe than US

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018

The Air Canada Pilots Association, the largest single pilot group in Canada - representing more than 4,000 professional pilots across ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority banks on Marriott with two key appointments to lead Visitors Industry
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Hawaii Tourism Authority banks on Marriott with two key appointments to lead Visitors Industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2018

Hawaii Tourism Authority is finalizing a new leadership for the Hawaii Travel and Tourism Industry. The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) ... Read More

Culture clash strains FAA/airline oversight
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Culture clash strains FAA/airline oversight

editor editor- April 8, 2008

The US Federal Aviation Administration is being buffeted by growing pains related to its evolution from a forensic to a ... Read More

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