Tag: safety issues

Boeing says it has finished software update for its troubled 737 MAX

Boeing says it has finished software update for its troubled 737 MAX

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 23:45 0

Boeing said that it has completed a software fix for its grounded 737 MAX airliner. The software update is part of the company’s effort to ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 22:14 0

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a whole new concept of tourism ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14 3

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, ... Read More

ADI statement on circus lion attack in Ukraine

ADI statement on circus lion attack in Ukraine

editor editor- April 4, 2019 21:09 0

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has urged Ukraine and other countries without bans on the use of animals in circuses to stop circus suffering after a ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46 0

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's ... Read More

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

editor editor- March 19, 2019 01:42 0

TripAdvisor is the largest travel site in the world, with 456 million people visiting the site every month to search for accommodation and other hospitality ... Read More

Flights delays compounding due to Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounding

Flights delays compounding due to Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounding

editor editor- March 14, 2019 21:03 0

Since the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets due to safety issues, spring break travelers are experiencing delays upon delays. Airlines and travel agents are ... Read More

Canada the latest country to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Canada the latest country to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:30 0

Canada is the latest state to join the growing list of countries that grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Canada today officially grounded all of ... 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

Hawaii Tourism paradise has a dark side: 117 people dead in 2018

Hawaii Tourism paradise has a dark side: 117 people dead in 2018

editor editor- January 5, 2019 01:15 0

Hawaii has a dark track record of 117 people that died on its roadways in 2018. Read More

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2018 13:56 0

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the industry is proposing another delay ... Read More

AIRBNB supports limiting short-term rentals in Los Angeles – not true!

AIRBNB supports limiting short-term rentals in Los Angeles – not true!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018 09:24 2

Los Angeles now joins the growing list of other major U.S. cities, including New York, Washington, D.C., Boston and San Francisco, that have stepped up ... Read More

Tinian airline files complaint with FAA over access to Guam airport

Tinian airline files complaint with FAA over access to Guam airport

editor editor- January 5, 2015 01:10 0

TINIAN, Northern Mariana Islands - A Tinian airline says plans to open a second service between Guam and the Northern Marianas are still on hold ... Read More

Indonesia tightens regulation for foreign pilots

Indonesia tightens regulation for foreign pilots

editor editor- January 24, 2013 09:17 0

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian Transportation Ministry will tighten regulation for foreign pilots working for the national carriers. Read More

Regulators ground Air Nigeria for safety checks

Regulators ground Air Nigeria for safety checks

editor editor- June 14, 2012 03:31 0

LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria's 2nd-largest airline, Air Nigeria, was grounded by government regulators for safety checks on Wednesday. Read More

IATA chief: EU bans on African carriers a misguided approach

IATA chief: EU bans on African carriers a misguided approach

editor editor- June 11, 2012 06:34 0

Airlines have urged Western governments to do more to improve safety in Africa, and accused the European Union of failing to grasp the continent’s needs ... Read More

Chinese visitors to leave Philippines by May 16

Chinese visitors to leave Philippines by May 16

editor editor- May 14, 2012 07:51 0

BEIJING, China - Chinese tourists in the Philippines will return home as their trips conclude by May 16 as scheduled, according to China's tourism administration. Read More

European aviation hangs whistleblowers out to dry

European aviation hangs whistleblowers out to dry

editor editor- October 8, 2010 08:55 0

The people most likely to have seen the need to address safety issues with the aircraft you are about to board, are the aircraft engineers. Read More

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