Tag: regulation

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid

Massive anti-Uber protest paralyzes Madrid

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 15:27 0

Madrid's anti-riot police, backed by a fleet of tow trucks and cranes, took several hours to clear the vehicles from the capital’s Paseo de la ... Read More

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 01:15 0

China has enacted a new law designed to protect and conserve the environment surrounding the Mount Qomolangma (Mount Everest) reserve. Mount Everest, also called Mt. ... Read More

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019 09:12 0

IATA Pay is an industry-supported initiative to develop a new payment option for consumers when purchasing a ticket directly from an airline website. It is ... Read More

India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long

India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long

editor editor- December 27, 2018 21:06 0

Advocate pushes for Mumbai government to allow non-residential zones in urban areas to remain open all night for legal entertainment Read More

Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses

Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 24, 2018 19:47 0

Approximately 200 vehicles parked under the Campidoglio blocked the center of Rome to protest against the new bus plan restriction. Read More

Top countries most of world’s ultra-wealthy call home

Top countries most of world’s ultra-wealthy call home

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 19:40 0

Aggregate global wealth grew by $14 trillion, hitting an enormous figure of $317 trillion over the 12 months through the end of October, according to ... Read More

Florence Airport: ‘Untruthful security news’ result in ‘unjustified alarmism’

Florence Airport: ‘Untruthful security news’ result in ‘unjustified alarmism’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 22:49 0

With reference to press reports regarding the security of Florence Airport, Ente Nazionale per l'Aviazione Civile (ENAC) reiterates that Florence airport, like all the main ... Read More

New Jamaica regulation to boost resort shopping next year

New Jamaica regulation to boost resort shopping next year

editor editor- December 14, 2018 11:20 0

In an effort to induce more investment in shopping and get more tourism dollars from that attraction, a new regulation will be introduced by the ... Read More

Doha to Mombasa now connecting Kenya with the Qatar Airways global network

Doha to Mombasa now connecting Kenya with the Qatar Airways global network

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 10:14 0

Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya landed today at Moi International Airport, marking the airline’s second gateway in Kenya. Qatar Airways ... Read More

The 10 commandments of air travel

The 10 commandments of air travel

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:27 2

Delays, cancellations and destroyed travel plans: 2018 has been one of the worst years in terms of flight disruptions. Read More

Obama administration pushes for airline regulation

Obama administration pushes for airline regulation

editor editor- September 27, 2010 05:27 0

(eTN) - In 1978, the United States government deregulated the airline industry, and by all appearances, everything was running along fairly smoothly until in recent ... Read More

World Travel and Tourism Council demands review of European compensation regulation

World Travel and Tourism Council demands review of European compensation regulation

editor editor- August 16, 2010 01:57 0

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is insisting that the European Commission re-examine compensation legislation following the Eyjafjallajoekull volcanic ash cloud earlier this year. Read More

Airline CEOs push for increased regulation of energy market trading

editor editor- April 22, 2010 05:52 0

Airlines are reigniting efforts to push for increased regulation of energy market trading, with CEOs of Delta Air Lines and AirTran Airways taking up the ... Read More

Virgin America’s US citizenship challenge struck down by regulators

Virgin America’s US citizenship challenge struck down by regulators

editor editor- January 12, 2010 05:13 0

NEW YORK - In a blow to rival low-cost airlines, transportation regulators have ruled that Virgin America Inc., the offshoot of Richard Branson's British airline, ... Read More

Shanghai Tourism Bureau releases new regulations on travel industry ads

Shanghai Tourism Bureau releases new regulations on travel industry ads

editor editor- December 15, 2009 08:03 0

The Shanghai Tourism Bureau has released new regulations concerning the advertising activities of travel agencies. Read More

New regulations on sewage pollution from ships

New regulations on sewage pollution from ships

editor editor- February 3, 2009 04:04 0

The regulations will help the UK control a shipping industry, which the Government believes could be responsible for 5% of all coastal sewage pollution incidents. Read More

ASTA comments on influence of final rule on Secure Flight regulation

ASTA comments on influence of final rule on Secure Flight regulation

editor editor- October 25, 2008 12:07 0

ALEXANDRIA, VA - With the announcement by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of new, final, Secure Flight regulations, ASTA was pleased to note that ... Read More

New rights to give disabled travelers a better journey

New rights to give disabled travelers a better journey

editor editor- July 24, 2008 05:46 0

LONDON - Transport Minister Rosie Winterton, the Equality and Human Rights Commission and the Civil Aviation Authority were at London City Airport today to outline ... Read More

Airline Passengers Can Bring Batteries Aboard, After All

Airline Passengers Can Bring Batteries Aboard, After All

editor editor- January 18, 2008 04:26 0

A Transportation Department administrator clarifies the Jan. 1 regulation regarding loose lithium batteries, developed to lessen the risk of airplane fires. Read More

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