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Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Today, June 15, 2019, Bird's shared electric scooter fleet lands on the streets of Chicago as part of the city-run ... Read More

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

The terrifying moment when a two-seat light aircraft crashed into a river after a stunt-gone-wrong at an airshow in the ... Read More

Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all Russian ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

mm Seth Miller- June 12, 2019

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch ... Read More

Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 10, 2019

It is said that there are two kinds of people in the world - those who have seen the Taj ... Read More

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

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

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Brand USA kicked off IPW 2019 by outlining innovative marketing plans all aimed at promoting the United States as a ... Read More

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

Largest aircraft PDP financing project in global aviation in Asia signed

editor editor- May 28, 2019

A total of 17 banks were involved in the syndicated loan in the amount of US$840 million to finance part ... Read More

Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

On May 29 and 30, at the EY Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Airbus will display a wide range of innovative ... Read More

FAA: More access to airspace to fly drones

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Starting today more than 100 control towers and airports will be added to the hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ... Read More

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

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

‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had ... Read More

DNA test shows 30% of migrants detained at US border not related to ‘their’ children

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

DNA tests of migrant children arrested at the US-Mexico border with their families have revealed the minors were not related ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019

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 ... Read More

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her ... Read More

F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse east of Los Angeles

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

A fully armed F-16 fighter plane has crashed at March Air Reserve Base outside Riverside, California, damaging a nearby warehouse. ... Read More

FAA announces changes for recreational drones

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing changes for recreational drone flyers mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act ... Read More

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

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will ... Read More

Hudson River takes on another air crash

editor editor- May 15, 2019

The Hudson River in New York has witnessed another aviation crash – this time a helicopter. The chopper crashed at ... Read More

FAA on airport drone detection systems

editor editor- May 9, 2019

In order to support the safe integration of UAS detection systems into the airport environment, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings and ... Read More

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

The president of the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, Captain Daniel C. Wells, released the following statement regarding the Miami ... Read More

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

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to ... Read More

Pilot in Kailua helicopter crash had just moved to Hawaii to fly tour choppers

editor editor- May 1, 2019

Joseph Berridge, the pilot of the tour helicopter that crashed on the island of Oahu yesterday, killing everyone onboard, had ... Read More

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a travel advisory for the territory and airspace of Venezuela due ... Read More

Marriott International launches Homes & Villas by Marriott International

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Today, Marriott International announced Homes & Villas by Marriott International, a home rental initiative offering 2,000 premium and luxury homes ... Read More

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