Tag: strikes

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 15:45 0

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued

Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 01:16 0

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued no tsunami warning though ... 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

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

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

editor editor- April 23, 2019 20:48 0

A strong 6.1 earthquake struck 25 miles from Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh in India today, April 23, 2019, at 20:15:50 UTC. The tremor was felt in ... Read More

Second strong earthquake strikes central Philippines on Tuesday

Second strong earthquake strikes central Philippines on Tuesday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 15:10 0

A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a 6.1-magnitude quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 ... Read More

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 17:52 0

According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites and youth hostels reached 438.2 million, ... Read More

The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft

The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft

editor editor- April 12, 2019 02:07 0

Pointing a laser at an aircraft can temporarily blind a pilot, and it is a federal crime carrying fines up to US$250,000 or up to ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019 01:52 0

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social agenda with her strikes, the ... Read More

American Airlines makes emergency landing with bloodied windshield

American Airlines makes emergency landing with bloodied windshield

editor editor- April 1, 2019 19:43 0

On a morning American Airlines flight #2163 from Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, to LaGuardia airport in New York, the aircraft had to make an ... Read More

Strong 6.3 earthquake strikes Vanuatu, no tsunami warning so far

Strong 6.3 earthquake strikes Vanuatu, no tsunami warning so far

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:06 0

A 6.3 magnitude quake struck 64 km east of Luganville on Espiritu Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu, on Wednesday, at a depth of 123 ... Read More

Airline pilots and crew enduring high levels of fatigue

Airline pilots and crew enduring high levels of fatigue

editor editor- March 6, 2019 02:08 2

A new study based on real-life operations of 24 airlines and carried out on behalf of the EU Commission and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 15:25 0

A 6.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern Philippines on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate report of damage. The ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:31 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy ... Read More

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:15 0

2018 turned out to be a very disruptive year for the aviation and travel industry when, for the first time, over 10 million passengers were ... 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

6.6 earthquake strikes Vanuatu

6.6 earthquake strikes Vanuatu

editor editor- January 15, 2019 19:09 0

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Vanuatu at 18:06:36 UTC today, January 15, 2019. 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

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:35 0

Ever thought of the idea of visiting a destination, be it for holiday or work, and getting to drive your own car upon reaching the ... Read More

India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long

India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long

editor editor- December 27, 2018 21:06 0

Advocate pushes for Mumbai government to allow non-residential zones in urban areas to remain open all night for legal entertainment Read More

Massive 7.4 earthquake strikes Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

Massive 7.4 earthquake strikes Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

editor editor- December 20, 2018 18:59 0

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake hit the Russia region of Komandorskiye Ostrova today, December 20, 2018, at 17:01:54 UTC. The quake was located off Russia’s far ... Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveway service

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveway service

editor editor- December 13, 2018 16:44 0

Introduction: Your destination is set, be it for holiday, leisure or work. Hotels - check, itinerary- check, must visit spots – check, can’t-miss diners and ... Read More

FAA: Do not aim holiday laser-light displays at the sky!

FAA: Do not aim holiday laser-light displays at the sky!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 15:20 2

With the holiday season upon us, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to make sure your laser-light displays are aimed at your house and not ... Read More

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes close to South Sandwich Islands

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes close to South Sandwich Islands

editor editor- December 10, 2018 17:30 0

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake that was initially reported as a 7.5, struck near the South Sandwich Islands near Antarctica today, December 11, 2015, at 02:26:33 UTC, The ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic pilots:  All I want for Christmas is recognition

Virgin Atlantic pilots: All I want for Christmas is recognition

editor editor- December 10, 2018 14:05 1

In a dispute centered on union recognition, the Professional Pilots Union (PPU), which represents about a third of pilots at Virgin Atlantic airline, will strike ... Read More

Lufthansa reaches pay accord with employees

Lufthansa reaches pay accord with employees

editor editor- May 2, 2013 06:53 0

BERLIN, Germany - German flag carrier Lufthansa reached a pay accord with workers on Wednesday, unions and management said, resolving a bitter dispute that resulted ... Read More

Spanish pilots union sued by International Airlines Group

Spanish pilots union sued by International Airlines Group

editor editor- December 3, 2012 03:21 0

International Airlines Group, the company formed from the merger of British Airways and Spain's Iberia, is suing the Spanish pilots union over strikes late last ... Read More

Brits’ vacations crippled by Spanish airport strikes

Brits’ vacations crippled by Spanish airport strikes

editor editor- August 10, 2011 06:27 0

British holidaymakers once again face summer travel chaos as airport strikes threaten to cripple the nation's favourite holiday destination. Read More

British Airways, union reach peace deal

British Airways, union reach peace deal

editor editor- May 13, 2011 03:34 0

The agreement reached between the airline and the Unite trade union was backed at a mass meeting of nearly 2000 members of the cabin crew ... Read More

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