Tag: repair

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:32 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the ... Read More

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 16:15 0

India's Dabolim Goa International Airport was shut down as firefighters battled a runway fire on Saturday. The blaze started after an Indian Navy MiG-29K fighter ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 17:15 0

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Tour de France victory of ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia

Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- May 16, 2019 08:46 0

Safe tourism is the goal of any well-established travel and tourism destination, and St. Lucia is a good example. Safertourism.com president Dr. Peter Tarlow is ... Read More

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 17:15 0

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the introduction of a tourist tax on foreign visitors in St. Petersburg, Russia. The head of state made a statement ... Read More

China announces Great Wall “emergency repair” over next 5 years

China announces Great Wall “emergency repair” over next 5 years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 01:35 0

China's government has formulated an emergency work plan to repair dilapidated sections of the Great Wall in the next five years, according to the municipal ... Read More

Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine achieves 10 million flying hours

Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine achieves 10 million flying hours

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 15:18 0

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine, which entered service in 1987, recently achieved another incredible milestone by reaching 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million ... Read More

Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool

Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 16:02 0

Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Recognized for its ongoing commitment to innovation, Qatar ... Read More

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 14:11 0

A 57-floor hotel and shopping building has gone up in flames in Bangkok, Thailand. At least three people have died jumping to escape the fire, ... 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

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:01 0

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair the Nomination Committee and join ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:01 0

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries each ... Read More

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 23, 2019 19:11 0

The fact that a few of the 1,564 Czech Memorial Scrolls were all in one place at the same time, was almost a miracle. It ... Read More

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:20 0

Airlines are beginning to demand compensation from Boeing as revenue losses are expected to mount after the troubled Boeing MAX 737 was grounded around the ... Read More

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:43 0

The U.S. National Park Service issued a statement on the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It reads: Over the past 10 months, National ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

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

Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit

Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 22:52 0

Just yesterday, eTurboNews reported about Boeing being speechless about the question of safety when flying on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 to Honolulu. Today, the ... Read More

Czech Airlines Technics welcomes new Board of Directors member

Czech Airlines Technics welcomes new Board of Directors member

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 21:05 0

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of Prague Airport, which provides aircraft repair and maintenance services, has appointed a new member to its Board ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019 08:57 0

Visitor surety is a top priority for Jamaica Tourism. Dr. Andrew Spencer, Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company Ltd. (TPDCo) appointed Dr. Peter ... Read More

Working with meeting & convention planners

Working with meeting & convention planners

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- February 4, 2019 21:50 0

Meeting & Convention Planners (MCPs) play a vital part of the tourism industry.   Not only do they often decide what community will receive a lucrative ... Read More

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 16:20 0

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's flight onboard the Airbus A340 was originally scheduled to depart Addis Ababa for the German capital at 12.30pm CET (11.30am GMT) ... Read More

Famous tourist spot in Ireland to be restored

Famous tourist spot in Ireland to be restored

editor editor- January 30, 2019 00:27 0

Millions of people from around the globe have visited this famous Irish tourist spot since local landlord Cornelius O’Brien constructed it in 1835. The viewing ... Read More

American Bus Association to Trump & US Congress: End government shutdown!

American Bus Association to Trump & US Congress: End government shutdown!

editor editor- January 25, 2019 01:10 0

The American Bus Association again calls on Trump and Congress to come together and end this government shutdown immediately. Read More

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

editor editor- January 12, 2019 20:21 0

The Hotel Bossert was built in 1909 by Louis Bossert, a Brooklyn lumber magnate, as a residential hotel in Brooklyn Heights. The historic 14-story, 224-room ... Read More

Iconic New York City skyscraper is looking for buyer

Iconic New York City skyscraper is looking for buyer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 22:57 0

The owners of the Chrysler Building in New York are planning to sell the skyscraper, according news reports. But this may not be easy, since ... Read More

Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft

Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 08:30 0

A new tow truck, received by Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, can pull a weight of 125 tons and lay evacuation routes even through thick forest. Of ... Read More

Carlson Wagonlit Travel names new Executive VP and Chief Financial Officer

Carlson Wagonlit Travel names new Executive VP and Chief Financial Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 10:05 0

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, has appointed Michelle Frymire as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Based in Minneapolis, ... Read More

FAA announces $151.1 million in infrastructure grants to 66 airports in 35 states

FAA announces $151.1 million in infrastructure grants to 66 airports in 35 states

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 7, 2017 18:22 2

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $151.1 million in airport infrastructure grants to 66 ... Read More

With Machu Picchu closed to tourists Peru’s GDP suffers

With Machu Picchu closed to tourists Peru’s GDP suffers

editor editor- February 5, 2010 04:40 0

Peru’s government will help repair the privately owned rail line that takes tourists to the Machu Picchu ruins in a bid to limit economic losses ... Read More

Kampala lake harbor ferry to return to service

Kampala lake harbor ferry to return to service

editor editor- January 11, 2010 02:12 0

After a nearly 3-year repair and major maintenance period in Kisumu’s lake harbor dry dock, the rail ferry MV Uhuru will return to service, after ... Read More

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