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FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 16:45 0

In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said civilian aircraft flying over the ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 15:30 0

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Hundreds ... Read More

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 07:15 0

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in Waikiki. Tomorrow, Friday a rally ... Read More

Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU

Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU

editor editor- May 11, 2019 01:47 0

In response to the farming strike announced for May 13, 2019 in Cusco, PROMPERU has issued the following information: On May 13, the services for ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17 0

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019 05:01 0

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place in Tel Aviv from May ... Read More

SAS back in business with better pay

SAS back in business with better pay

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 08:55 0

SAS and their pilots reached an agreement. Frequent travelers in Northern Europe are are pleased to see the seven days walk out ended. The seven-day ... Read More

ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business

ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 16:17 0

Technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to transform the GCC’s hospitality and travel sectors, but regional operators must strike ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village: About to Strike

Hilton Hawaiian Village: About to Strike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019 06:42 0

The strike authorization comes after weeks of negotiations with Hilton for a contract covering 1,700 Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel workers. Workers complain that the company ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 09:17 0

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a social media post by SAS CEO Rickard ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 00:20 0

UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers will vote Friday on whether to authorize a strike at Hilton Hawaiian Village — world’s largest Hilton, and the ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

Avianca announces CEO retirement

Avianca announces CEO retirement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 01:31 0

Avianca Holdings S.A. today announced that Hernán Rincón Lema has notified the Avianca Holdings Board of Directors that he plans to retire from the Company ... Read More

10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang

10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 19:45 0

Ten people have been rescued Tuesday after being trapped by avalanches in a mountainous area in Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:47 0

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending the First UNWTO/ ICAO Ministerial ... Read More

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019 00:35 0

When Congress deregulated airline prices, routes, and schedules in 1978, Congress preserved the DOT’s responsibility to ensure that international prices and fees remained “reasonable.” This ... Read More

China Airlines 747 passenger jet pilot falls asleep mid-flight at 35,000 feet

China Airlines 747 passenger jet pilot falls asleep mid-flight at 35,000 feet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 15:35 0

China Airlines senior pilot has been filmed by his colleague asleep at the controls of a 747 passenger jet in slightly terrifying recently released footage. ... Read More

Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium

Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 22:31 0

Unions' general strike over wages and working conditions has brought Belgium to a screeching halt, causing complete chaos in airports, on the roads and in ... Read More

Massive nation-wide transportation strike will paralyze Belgium next week

Massive nation-wide transportation strike will paralyze Belgium next week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 22:20 0

Belgium's Christian, socialist and liberal trade unions have called for a nation-wide general strike on Wednesday, February 13, over wage disputes. Belgian authorities warning travelers ... Read More

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 21:47 0

Getting on an American Airlines flight may not be the same for some passengers after reading a Letter by Doug Parker, CEO of American Airlines. ... Read More

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 04:47 0

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

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019 14:50 0

A Kenya workers union doesn't want Kenya Airways' taking over Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Kenya Aviation Workers Union (KAWU) will go on strike in ... Read More

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

editor editor- January 23, 2019 02:38 0

New findings from a three-month investigation reveal professional gangs were dispatched across Thailand’s borders to target the Kingdom’s wild tigers. Freeland congratulates Thai authorities for ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 15:25 0

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of social dialogue. As negotiations on ... Read More

$12.60 per gallon: Zimbabwe sets world’s gasoline price record

$12.60 per gallon: Zimbabwe sets world’s gasoline price record

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 16:45 0

Zimbabwe is in the midst of an severe economic crisis and acute shortage of foreign currency, which has led to fuel, bread and other essential ... Read More

Lufthansa: Frankfurt Airport strike will cause ‘significant disruption’

Lufthansa: Frankfurt Airport strike will cause ‘significant disruption’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 15:31 0

German Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft (Verdi) trade union has called for a comprehensive strike by security personnel at Frankfurt Airport between 2 p.m. and 20 p.m. on ... Read More

Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers

Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 19:33 0

2019 is already off to a bad start for travelers with The first national ATC strike taking place in Italy tomorrow afternoon is heralding a ... Read More

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 17:11 0

According to the latest survey of UK airline passengers, low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair ranked at the very bottom of 19 carriers flying from the UK. ... Read More

Waikiki Beach Marriott workers overwhelmingly vote to ratify new contract

Waikiki Beach Marriott workers overwhelmingly vote to ratify new contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 16:24 0

UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at Waikiki Beach Marriott voted overwhelmingly today to ratify a union contract that covers nearly 500 workers. The ... Read More

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