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French railways chief urges workers to suspend strike for holiday season
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French railways chief urges workers to suspend strike for holiday season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2019

The head of the French national railway company, Jean-Pierre Farandou, appealed to transportation industry workers to end the strike during ... Read More

Lufthansa talks with unions as strike grounds 1,300 flights
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Lufthansa talks with unions as strike grounds 1,300 flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019

Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, met the top representatives of Verdi and CU (Cabin ... Read More

Lufthansa strike: Airline activates special flight schedule for Thursday and Friday
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Lufthansa strike: Airline activates special flight schedule for Thursday and Friday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

The Independent Flight Attendants Organization (Ufo) has called full-day strikes for Lufthansa on Thursday 7 November and Friday 8 November. ... Read More

Unions support South African Airways pilot strike amidst allegations of gross misconduct
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Unions support South African Airways pilot strike amidst allegations of gross misconduct

editor editor- October 3, 2019

The South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and have noted ... Read More

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike
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Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being discussed ... Read More

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike
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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid  growth
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Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths
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Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be ... Read More

Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!
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Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Due to the public transport strike no buses and trains will be running in the Netherlands. We expect high congestion ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

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

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract
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Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

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

Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU
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Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU

editor editor- May 11, 2019

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

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed
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Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

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

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

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

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

SAS back in business with better pay
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SAS back in business with better pay

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

SAS and their pilots reached an agreement. Frequent travelers in Northern Europe are are pleased to see the seven days ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

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

Hilton Hawaiian Village: About to Strike
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Hilton Hawaiian Village: About to Strike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

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

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow
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Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers will vote Friday on whether to authorize a strike at Hilton Hawaiian Village — ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

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

Avianca announces CEO retirement
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Avianca announces CEO retirement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

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

10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang
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10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

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

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees
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FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

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

Massive nation-wide transportation strike will paralyze Belgium next week
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Massive nation-wide transportation strike will paralyze Belgium next week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

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

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers
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A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

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

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike
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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

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways
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Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019

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

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips
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Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

editor editor- January 23, 2019

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

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats
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Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

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

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