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US gov’t shutdown OVER!

It took a total of 16 agonizing days of finger-pointing among government officials in Washington, DC, but the US government shutdown is finally over.

United States: The land of prisoners

Oh, say, can you see? Brand USA is the organization appointed by the United States government to handle all marketing affairs for the country’s travel and tourism industry.

Proposed border fee for Canadians ruffles snowbird feathers

TORONTO, Canada - The United States government wants Canadians to pay to enter the United States to help ease their desperate financial situation.

Airbus versus Boeing: it’s war!

Has the European Union Commission become Airbus’ greatest ally in taking on Boeing?

WTO condemns massive illegal Boeing subsidies

(eTN) - Boeing received “at least US$5.3 billion” in “pervasive” and “distortive” subsidies causing US$45 billion in harm.  

National Business Travel Association: Government gets C+ on corporate travel

When it comes to dealing with issues and policies affecting the corporate travel industry, the National Business Travel Association (NBTA) has given the U.S. government a C+, it announced last week.

Transportation secretary hints at aid for airlines

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday he thinks the Obama administration will seek financial aid for airlines to pay for equipment onboard planes that will be needed to move

Dislocated airline workers in Indiana receive $3.5 million US grant

The US Department of Labor today announced a $3,520,000 grant to assist approximately 350 workers affected by the closure of ATA Airlines Inc. in Indianapolis, Indiana.

US tourism should be wary, tourism executive says

America will remain the biggest travel and tourism economy sector in the world. It will remain that way for the next 10 years. As for benchmark, the US will hold on to its position. However, there are other economies emerging very fast. Extreme fast, in fact.