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Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 16:40 0

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. The MoU was ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:35 0

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed in Chicago, IL, in the ... Read More

Rolls-Royce delivers first sets of Pearl 15 production engines to Bombardier

Rolls-Royce delivers first sets of Pearl 15 production engines to Bombardier

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 15:46 0

Rolls-Royce announced that the first sets of Pearl 15 production standard engines were delivered to Bombardier and have been fitted to the first Global 6500 ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019 20:15 0

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat ... Read More

FCM Travel Solutions accelerates global NDC technology drive with Amadeus and Sabre

FCM Travel Solutions accelerates global NDC technology drive with Amadeus and Sabre

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- May 14, 2019 10:17 0

The drive-by FCM Travel Solutions to lead the integration of a long-term digital NDC booking solution globally in the corporate sector has moved up a gear ... Read More

Pedaling for a purpose? United Airlines assists AIDS/LifeCycle cyclists

Pedaling for a purpose? United Airlines assists AIDS/LifeCycle cyclists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:38 0

United Airlines announced today it is offering an airfare discount and free checked bikes for customers flying to ride in the AIDS/LifeCycle bike ride from ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 17:15 0

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, along with co-counsel Power ... Read More

FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm

FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 22:49 0

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the first air carrier certification to a drone delivery ... Read More

Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool

Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 16:02 0

Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Recognized for its ongoing commitment to innovation, Qatar ... Read More

Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field

Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 07:38 0

The world's largest airplane made its first test flight on Saturday in California. Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Paul G. Allen, today successfully completed the first flight of the world’s largest ... Read More

Boeing CEO: Safety is our responsibility, and we own it

Boeing CEO: Safety is our responsibility, and we own it

editor editor- April 5, 2019 20:58 0

Boeing CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg issued the following statement in response to its 737 Max software, production: As we work closely with customers and global ... Read More

Agoda appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

Agoda appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

editor editor- March 29, 2019 02:17 0

  Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel companies, today announced the appointment of Ittai Chorev as its Chief Marketing Officer. Chorev, previously ... 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

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 20:14 0

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," stated Paul Hudson, of FlyersRights.org and ... Read More

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:50 1

Former chief of flight operations for Delta Air Lines was appointed by President Trump to run the Federal Aviation Administration, currently under scrutiny for allowing ... Read More

Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters

Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 23:05 2

French air crash investigators are saying that they have found “clear similarities” between last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash and last October’s Lion Air disaster. Both ... Read More

Tsuen Wan Line  Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Tsuen Wan Line Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 05:41 0

Luckily it was only a trial injuring a driver. It could have been worse with thousands of people using MTR trains in Hong Kong. Today, Monday ... Read More

Russian space tourism company selects launch site

Russian space tourism company selects launch site

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 23:30 0

Russian company that plans to send tourists on suborbital space tours has signed a deal with a Russian region for the construction of what may ... Read More

Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism

Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 5, 2019 01:30 0

After the success of the first edition, with 30,000 visitors, the second edition of Outdoor Expo from March 1-3, 2019 was successfully renewed. Organized by ... Read More

Rolls-Royce drops from engine competition for Boeing’s New Midsize Airplane platform

Rolls-Royce drops from engine competition for Boeing’s New Midsize Airplane platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 20:03 0

Rolls-Royce has decided to withdraw from the current competition to power Boeing’s proposed middle of the market – or New Midsize Airplane (NMA) – platform. ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:09 0

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, today published revisions to the ... Read More

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 21:06 0

Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. This weekend the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship completed her first sea trials in ... Read More

Airbus inaugurates its Innovation Center in China

Airbus inaugurates its Innovation Center in China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 21:05 0

Airbus inaugurates its Innovation Center in China at an office opening ceremony in Shenzhen, China, one of the world’s leading innovation hotspots. Airbus China Innovation ... Read More

Bay Area’s No. 2 airport one of the fastest-growing in the US

Bay Area’s No. 2 airport one of the fastest-growing in the US

editor editor- February 11, 2019 21:48 0

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached a new passenger record in 2018 by serving 14,319,292 million departing and arriving passengers, a 14.7 percent increase ... Read More

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 22:30 0

Boeing yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company's ... Read More

Simply Move: Munich Airport presents innovative mobility solutions of tomorrow

Simply Move: Munich Airport presents innovative mobility solutions of tomorrow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 16:27 0

What will mobility look like in the future? This question is explored in a new exhibition: "Simply Move". Staged by bayern design, the Center of ... Read More

A toadfish attacked and injured two tourists at Whitsunday Islands in Queensland, Australia

A toadfish attacked and injured two tourists at Whitsunday Islands in Queensland, Australia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019 08:58 0

The Whitsunday Islands are one of the most famous tourist regions in Queensland, Australia. Beaches at this usually peaceful scenic tourist region are closed as ... Read More

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019 09:12 0

IATA Pay is an industry-supported initiative to develop a new payment option for consumers when purchasing a ticket directly from an airline website. It is ... Read More

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