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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

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

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

India's Dabolim Goa International Airport was shut down as firefighters battled a runway fire on Saturday. The blaze started after ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

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

Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- May 16, 2019

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

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

A 57-floor hotel and shopping building has gone up in flames in Bangkok, Thailand. At least three people have died ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

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

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

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

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

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

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Just yesterday, eTurboNews reported about Boeing being speechless about the question of safety when flying on a Southwest Airlines Boeing ... Read More

Czech Airlines Technics welcomes new Board of Directors member

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

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

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019

Visitor surety is a top priority for Jamaica Tourism. Dr. Andrew Spencer, Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company ... Read More

Working with meeting & convention planners

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- February 4, 2019

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

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's flight onboard the Airbus A340 was originally scheduled to depart Addis Ababa for the German capital ... Read More

Famous tourist spot in Ireland to be restored

editor editor- January 30, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 25, 2019

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

editor editor- January 12, 2019

The Hotel Bossert was built in 1909 by Louis Bossert, a Brooklyn lumber magnate, as a residential hotel in Brooklyn ... Read More

Iconic New York City skyscraper is looking for buyer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

The owners of the Chrysler Building in New York are planning to sell the skyscraper, according news reports. But this ... Read More

Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

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

Carlson Wagonlit Travel names new Executive VP and Chief Financial Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 7, 2017

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

With Machu Picchu closed to tourists Peru’s GDP suffers

editor editor- February 5, 2010

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

Kampala lake harbor ferry to return to service

editor editor- January 11, 2010

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

FAA probe of American Airlines expands

editor editor- October 19, 2009

The Federal Aviation Administration may be expanding its investigation into suspected structural problems found in a small portion of American ... Read More

Qantas says jet with hole can be repaired

editor editor- August 1, 2008

CANBERRA, Australia — Australian airline Qantas will preserve its track record of never losing a jet plane in an accident ... Read More

US bipartisan senate bill calls for increased FAA oversight of foreign repair stations

editor editor- June 6, 2008

US Senators Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) today introduced the Safe Aviation Facilities Ensure Aircraft Integrity and Reliability ... Read More