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Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings
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Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

WestJet’s Flight Light: Kids watch their parents journey in real-time
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WestJet’s Flight Light: Kids watch their parents journey in real-time

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Airline's innovative nightlight lets business travellers and frequent fliers share their travel journey with their families. As WestJet's network continues ... Read More

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough
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Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Saint Lucia’s principal tourism private sector agency, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), is working to nurture entrepreneurship ... Read More

FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes
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FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it issued Hensel Phelps Construction Company of Washington, D.C., a Part 107 ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage
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Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first ... Read More

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs
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European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today the presentation of the first finalized generic guideline for design, operation, and certification for Hyperloop ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

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

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
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New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

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

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
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Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

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

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

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into ... Read More

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

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- May 14, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

United Airlines announced today it is offering an airfare discount and free checked bikes for customers flying to ride in ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing
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Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler ... Read More

FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm
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FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

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

Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field
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Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019

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

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

editor editor- April 5, 2019

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

Agoda appoints new Chief Marketing Officer
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Agoda appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

editor editor- March 29, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

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

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief
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Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

Tsuen Wan Line  Derailed: MTR train in HongKong
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Tsuen Wan Line Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Luckily it was only a trial injuring a driver. It could have been worse with thousands of people using MTR trains ... Read More

Russian space tourism company selects launch site
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Russian space tourism company selects launch site

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

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

Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism
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Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 5, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

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

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights
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National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

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

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial
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​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

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

Airbus inaugurates its Innovation Center in China
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Airbus inaugurates its Innovation Center in China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

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

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

editor editor- February 11, 2019

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

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility
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Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

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

Simply Move: Munich Airport presents innovative mobility solutions of tomorrow
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Simply Move: Munich Airport presents innovative mobility solutions of tomorrow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019

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