Tag: scrap

Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Kidnapped from a five-star hotel in Hongkong and appearing in a mainland China prison thereafter. This happened to a number ... Read More

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the year, ... Read More

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019

Hotel and Restaurant Unions in Kathmandu, Nepal are demanding a rollback on a decision to delete a 10% service charge on ... Read More

Airline Safety: Lion Air says NO to Boeing 737 MAX cancelling a 22 billion Dollar aircraft order

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018

Lion Air doesn't trust Boeing and the owner of Indonesia's largest low cost airline is taking safety over an economic ... Read More

New life for airplane structure material in groundbreaking partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018

Carbon-fiber reinforced material is extremely strong and lightweight, making it attractive for a variety of uses, including in building the ... Read More

Turkey eliminates visa requirements for Russian tourists

editor editor- May 14, 2010

Russia and Turkey signed an agreement for the mutual removal of the visa requirements for the two countries’ citiznes as ... Read More

Malaysia Airlines scraps domestic fuel surcharges

editor editor- January 14, 2009

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Flag carrier Malaysia Airlines said Tuesday it will scrap fuel surcharges for domestic flights as part ... Read More

Japan’s ANA to scrap plans to buy Airbus A380

editor editor- January 6, 2009

TOKYO - All Nippon Airways, Japan's second-biggest airline, will scrap plans to buy Airbus' A380, as it and bigger rival ... Read More

Singapore, Incheon scrap plans for new budget airline

editor editor- December 31, 2008

SINGAPORE — Singapore's Tiger Airways said Tuesday a plan to establish a budget carrier with South Korea's Incheon city has ... Read More