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Ryanair acquires Malta Air
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Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card
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Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation launched the new Sonesta World Mastercard® to reward loyal guests and Sonesta Travel Pass members in ... Read More

Hodges Ward Elliott appoints new Hotel Group President
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Hodges Ward Elliott appoints new Hotel Group President

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Hodges Ward Elliott, an independent hotel brokerage and investment-banking firm, with offices in New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles and London, ... Read More

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement
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South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the United ... Read More

Drury Hotel guests: Review your credit card statements for unauthorized charges
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Drury Hotel guests: Review your credit card statements for unauthorized charges

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

The Drury Hotels operates a chain of mid-scale limited service hotels under the brands Drury Inn and Suites, Drury Inn, ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation
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48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey ... Read More

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex
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WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an all-cash ... Read More

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’
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Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Substitute House Bill 1798, concerning short-term rentals, into law. This bill was a top priority ... Read More

Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement
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Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar Airways’ shareholding in Air Italy, such baseless statements and consistent inaccuracies need addressing ... Read More

Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter
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Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Vista Global, a world leader in business flight solutions, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire JetSmarter, ... Read More

Wynn Resorts ends takeover talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts
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Wynn Resorts ends takeover talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Wynn Resorts released the following statement today: "Following the premature disclosure of preliminary discussions, Wynn Resorts has terminated all discussions ... Read More

Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March
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Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

Airbus received orders for 58 jetliners in March – led by the A350 XWB widebody family in transactions that included ... Read More

Boeing announces trio of leadership moves
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Boeing announces trio of leadership moves

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Boeing today announced three leadership moves aimed at further strengthening the company's global presence and partnerships: - Marc Allen named ... Read More

Fraport 2018 Fiscal Year: Revenue and Earnings Increase Significantly
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Fraport 2018 Fiscal Year: Revenue and Earnings Increase Significantly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019

Boards propose dividend increase to EUR2 - Outlook remains positive In the 2018 fiscal year (ending December 31), Fraport AG ... Read More

Queensgate Investments acquires four Grange Hotels for £1 billion
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Queensgate Investments acquires four Grange Hotels for £1 billion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Queensgate Investments has completed the acquisition of the Grange St Paul's EC4, Grange Tower Bridge E1, Grange City EC3, and ... Read More

Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
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Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Bombardier today announced the appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective ... Read More

Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange
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Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

Ebix, Inc. today announced that it has sent a letter to the Board of Yatra Online, Inc., outlining its offer ... Read More

India launches National Common Mobility Card for seamless travel
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India launches National Common Mobility Card for seamless travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

National Common Mobility Card 'One Nation, One Card' for transport mobility was launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at ... Read More

Boeing and Embraer partnership now approved
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Boeing and Embraer partnership now approved

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

The proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer was approved today by Embraer's shareholders during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting ... Read More

All Nippon Airways takes stake in Philippine Airlines
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All Nippon Airways takes stake in Philippine Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is planning further rapid expansion of its international operation over the next few months as it launches ... Read More

How citizens of Singapore can replace paper currency with these popular credit cards
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How citizens of Singapore can replace paper currency with these popular credit cards

editor editor- January 29, 2019

Currency is the lifeline of every country. It comes with various forms and utility. Let us take a look at ... Read More

Choice Hotels to develop 27 new WoodSpring Suites hotels
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Choice Hotels to develop 27 new WoodSpring Suites hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

Choice Hotels International, Inc. signed an agreement with CHECO Purchase Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Concord Hospitality, which has newly ... Read More

Contour Airlines nearly doubles the size of its regional jet fleet
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Contour Airlines nearly doubles the size of its regional jet fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

Contour Airlines announced today that it has completed the acquisition of five additional Embraer ERJ-135 regional jets, bringing its ERJ ... Read More

Enterprise car rental to take over Deem
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Enterprise car rental to take over Deem

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Enterprise Holdings will acquire travel technology company Deem. Read More

Air Canada’s new loyalty program launches in 2020
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Air Canada’s new loyalty program launches in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Air Canada announced today the successful closing of its purchase of Aimia Canada Inc., owner and operator of the Aeroplan ... Read More

Brazilian government approves Boeing-Embraer joint venture
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Brazilian government approves Boeing-Embraer joint venture

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Embraer and Boeing have welcomed approval by Government of Brazil of the strategic partnership that will position both companies to ... Read More

IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?
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IATA Pay: Latest trend in paying for airline tickets?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019

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

Brazil’s GOL airline accelerates fleet renewal
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Brazil’s GOL airline accelerates fleet renewal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. announced today a further acceleration of its fleet renewal and modernization plan and the execution ... Read More

London Gatwick Airport Sold for 2.9 Billion British Pounds
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London Gatwick Airport Sold for 2.9 Billion British Pounds

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018

The second largest airport in the United Kingdom, London Gatwick Airport has been sold to France’s Vinci for £2.9 billion. ... Read More

Air Asia sells 29 planes only to lease them back
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Air Asia sells 29 planes only to lease them back

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018

Air Asia is selling 29 planes – Airbus’ A320-200ceo and A320neo to Castlelake. Castlelake will lease the same aircraft back to ... Read More

Xenia Hotels & Resorts sells Residence Inn Denver City Center
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Xenia Hotels & Resorts sells Residence Inn Denver City Center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced it has sold the 228-room Residence Inn Denver City Center in Denver, Colorado ... Read More

Chorus Aviation expands leasing arrangement with Ethiopian Airlines
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Chorus Aviation expands leasing arrangement with Ethiopian Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

Chorus Aviation Inc. announced today that Chorus Aviation Capital will lease an additional Bombardier Q400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines Group. ... Read More

RIU confirm commitment to Canary Islands with new hotel purchase
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RIU confirm commitment to Canary Islands with new hotel purchase

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018

RIU Hotels & Resorts has completed its purchase of Hotel Riu Buena Vista, located in southern Tenerife, with spectacular views ... Read More

Japan Love Hotels come with mirrored ceilings, jacuzzi, and flavored rubbers
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Japan Love Hotels come with mirrored ceilings, jacuzzi, and flavored rubbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 16, 2018

dult only hotels, like the Hawaiian themed Moana Hotel, are becoming popular all over Japan. They are called "Love Hotels" ... Read More

iAero Group to Acquire Swift Air
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iAero Group to Acquire Swift Air

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018

iAero Group, a leading integrated aviation business, has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Swift Air, the leading independent US ... Read More

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