Tag: Transportation

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:05 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018—costing ... Read More

Studying abroad will become easier by 2021

Studying abroad will become easier by 2021

editor editor- May 21, 2019 23:15 0

It's a goal that many students set for their education: To study abroad. However, for many, it is a daunting task. However, the benefits of ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:35 0

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per day — to travel on ... Read More

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

editor editor- May 20, 2019 20:49 0

When local transportation in US cities becomes congested, noisy, or has safety concerns, they are able to manage their roads and the vehicles using them, ... Read More

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility

editor editor- May 17, 2019 23:17 0

A new $340 million multilevel Consolidated Rent-A-Car (CONRAC) in the Kahului Airport on Maui in Hawaii houses all major rental car companies in one spot ... Read More

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:46 0

Bad weather in Delhi, India, is causing air transportation congestion today, Friday, May 17, 2019, with 32 flights being diverted as a result. Route disruptions ... Read More

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 16:05 0

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 billion ($840 million) to cope with ... Read More

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 00:45 0

Delta will be serving Tokyo’s preferred airport under a preliminary decision announced May 16 by the Department of Transportation, with new slot pairs for flights ... Read More

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 23:11 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that United Airlines was tentatively granted a total of four daily nonstop flights to Tokyo Haneda Airport ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:10 0

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the highest standards of safety, service ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 01:55 0

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on ... Read More

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 23:45 0

The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board recommendation on leaving carry-on baggage behind ... Read More

Fiery plane crash kills 1 in Colorado north of Fort Collins-Loveland Airport

Fiery plane crash kills 1 in Colorado north of Fort Collins-Loveland Airport

editor editor- May 15, 2019 23:30 0

A plane crashed about a half mile from the Fort Collins-Loveland Airport in Colorado. Witnesses reported seeing smoke coming from the aircraft before it crashed, ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:19 0

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants to 127 airports in all ... Read More

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

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

Family vacation planning is no longer an activity just for the adults, according to new custom research. For more than 8 in 10 travelers around ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 15:33 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials ... 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

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 01:05 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced that it is soliciting nominees for a new Lithium Battery Safety ... Read More

Air Canada announces election of directors

Air Canada announces election of directors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 23:35 0

Air Canada announced today that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 25, 2019 were elected as directors of Air ... Read More

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 04:02 0

The president of the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, Captain Daniel C. Wells, released the following statement regarding the Miami Air International Flight 293 incident ... Read More

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 23:07 0

San José Mayor Sam Liccardo today led the commissioning of Mineta San José International Airport’s (SJC) brand-new fleet of 10 battery-electric, zero-emission buses that will ... Read More

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:18 0

around 500 representatives from the international tourism industry from 51 countries will be in Wiesbaden for the 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM from the 12th ... Read More

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019 22:11 0

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, a 5.0 percent increase. All safety, ... Read More

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 16:54 0

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the ... Read More

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:07 0

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to passengers by showing too much ... Read More

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 24, 2019 09:34 0

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long haul markets in collaboration with foreign chambers of ... Read More

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 02:12 0

The Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 billion in 2018, on around 2 billion domestic and international trips, helping the Indian travel ... 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

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 20:11 0

An explosion took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo’s Table One Restaurant on Easter Sunday during Easter Brunch at 9.05 am. As reported on eTurboNews on ... Read More

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