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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

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

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

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

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

Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia

Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia

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

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

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

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

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

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

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

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

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

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

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

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

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

Czech Airlines Technics welcomes new Board of Directors member

Czech Airlines Technics welcomes new Board of Directors member

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

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

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

Working with meeting & convention planners

Working with meeting & convention planners

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

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

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

Famous tourist spot in Ireland to be restored

Famous tourist spot in Ireland to be restored

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

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

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

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

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

Iconic New York City skyscraper is looking for buyer

Iconic New York City skyscraper is looking for buyer

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

Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft

Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft

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

Carlson Wagonlit Travel names new Executive VP and Chief Financial Officer

Carlson Wagonlit Travel names new Executive VP and Chief Financial Officer

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

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

With Machu Picchu closed to tourists Peru’s GDP suffers

With Machu Picchu closed to tourists Peru’s GDP suffers

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

Kampala lake harbor ferry to return to service

Kampala lake harbor ferry to return to service

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

FAA probe of American Airlines expands

FAA probe of American Airlines expands

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

Qantas says jet with hole can be repaired

Qantas says jet with hole can be repaired

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

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

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

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