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Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 19:45 0

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

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:15 0

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today the presentation of the first finalized generic guideline for design, operation, and certification for Hyperloop systems to the Director of ... Read More

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

editor editor- May 20, 2019 20:49 0

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

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

editor editor- May 14, 2019 20:10 0

The internet has quickly become an essential component of human civilization, and it is more of a necessity now. The global users of the internet ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 23:15 0

At Stuttgart Airport, new charges for take-off and landing come into effect July 1st, 2019. The new regulations actively encourage the expansion of the route ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 16:10 0

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and the Omukama of Bunyoro Kingdom, ... Read More

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 08:08 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is anticipating one of the strongest years to date for Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld ... Read More

New Visitor Experience: 90-minute Frankfurt airport tour

New Visitor Experience: 90-minute Frankfurt airport tour

editor editor- May 3, 2019 00:08 0

The future Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport is one of the largest privately funded construction projects under way in Europe. Currently, the site comprises a ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019 21:04 0

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:13 0

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the impact Airbnb and similar “sharing ... Read More

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:40 0

Under a state of emergency after a spate of suicide bombings last week, Sri Lanka has imposed a ban on all forms of face coverings. ... Read More

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 15:45 0

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. For those who have already ... Read More

Japan’s first domestic passenger plane since 1960s to challenge Boeing and Airbus

Japan’s first domestic passenger plane since 1960s to challenge Boeing and Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 00:20 0

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, an aviation unit of Japanese industrial giant, is planning to start deliveries of Japan's first domestically-produced passenger plane since the 1960s as ... Read More

The future of flight: UN aviation agency looking for new designs and concepts

The future of flight: UN aviation agency looking for new designs and concepts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 15:55 0

The United Nations (UN) International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has launched the Aviation Innovation Competitions and is looking for ideas, concepts, and prototypes from the ... Read More

National child safety advocate calls for ban on Airbnb hidden cameras

National child safety advocate calls for ban on Airbnb hidden cameras

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 16:30 0

National child safety advocacy group, Stop Child Predators, called on state and local government leaders in the U.S. today to ban hidden cameras in Airbnbs ... Read More

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

editor editor- April 15, 2019 21:15 2

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

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

editor editor- April 6, 2019 19:48 0

The FAA is concerned about increased tensions associated with the current conflict for control of the capital, Tripoli. Libya National Army (LNA) forces have begun ... Read More

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

editor editor- April 5, 2019 18:51 0

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

Boeing releases statement in response to Ethiopian Airlines Boeing Max crash report

Boeing releases statement in response to Ethiopian Airlines Boeing Max crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:19 0

Boeing issued the following statement regarding the release today of the preliminary investigation report of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 by the Ethiopian Accident Investigation Bureau ... Read More

VistaJet sees animals flying up whopping 104 percent

VistaJet sees animals flying up whopping 104 percent

editor editor- April 4, 2019 03:05 0

Emerging travel behavior trends highlight why offering solutions to provide for animals flying is increasingly important – to the tune of a 104 percent increase ... Read More

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 04:59 0

Our purpose is to ensure each flight is safe and cost-effective every day. This is the message on the Xtra Aerospace website. The Xtra Aerospace ... Read More

FAA Cairo Advisory: Avoid flying into, out of and over the Sinai Peninsula

FAA Cairo Advisory: Avoid flying into, out of and over the Sinai Peninsula

editor editor- March 30, 2019 19:24 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an advisory for flight operations in Cairo in the Sinai Peninsula area due to potential extremist and militant ... Read More

FlyersRights files lawsuit against US DOT for not enforcing flight delay compensation

FlyersRights files lawsuit against US DOT for not enforcing flight delay compensation

editor editor- March 29, 2019 00:12 0

FlyersRights.org has filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Transportation (DOT) in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals over its refusal to enforce the ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019 22:16 0

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

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

Do Millennials want “the Grands” along when they travel?

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:59 0

It’s no surprise that Millennials love to “do it for the ‘gram.” But when it comes to travel buddies, it’s Millennials’ desire to travel with ... Read More

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019 00:35 0

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

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 20:14 0

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," stated Paul Hudson, of FlyersRights.org and ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines refutes wrong reporting of the New York Times

Ethiopian Airlines refutes wrong reporting of the New York Times

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:30 0

Ethiopian Airlines would like to refute the following wrong reporting of the New York Times titled “Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 20:00 0

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air safety agency. 157 passengers died ... Read More

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