Tag: violations

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later
Airline News

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
Airline News

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

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
Airport news

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air crash, American Airlines shutting up whistleblowers, loose debris damaging the wiring at a Boeing 787 factory, ... Read More

Breaking Travel News

UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries
LGBTQ

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight
Travel Safety & Emergencies

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
Breaking Travel News

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

Grayling: Preventing ‘drone disruption’ at UK airports impossible
Airline News

Grayling: Preventing ‘drone disruption’ at UK airports impossible

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019

According to UK Secretary of State for Transport, the chaos, recently experienced by passengers at Gatwick and Heathrow, may be ... Read More

NY court protects Airbnb and Homeaway from customer data violation
Breaking Travel News

NY court protects Airbnb and Homeaway from customer data violation

editor editor- January 4, 2019

A home-sharing platform has at least two very good reasons to keep host and guest information private, whether as to ... Read More

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall
Breaking Travel News

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019

Sri Lanka did not reach its 2018 target in tourism arrivals Sri Lanka Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga blamed the ... Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio
Breaking Travel News

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

editor editor- December 31, 2018

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White House ... Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?
Breaking Travel News

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?
Breaking Travel News

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football ... Read More

Young Balule Elephant shot  13 times before horrified visitors
Breaking Travel News

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

editor editor- December 5, 2018

Just as the furore about the trophy hunting of the pride male named Skye began abating, another incident has highlighted ... Read More

UAE Civil Aviation Authority goes after air safety violators
Travel News

UAE Civil Aviation Authority goes after air safety violators

editor editor- November 7, 2011

The number of airlines operating in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) registered with the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority totalled ... Read More

UN human rights expert voices concern over Iran’s judicial abuses
Travel News

UN human rights expert voices concern over Iran’s judicial abuses

editor editor- October 21, 2011

The United Nations independent expert on the situation of human rights in Iran today voiced concern over alleged violations in ... Read More

“Blood diamonds” auction begins in Zimbabwe
Travel News

“Blood diamonds” auction begins in Zimbabwe

editor editor- August 12, 2010

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe began selling hundreds of thousands of carats of rough diamonds Wednesday that were mined from an ... Read More

FAA to fine commuter airline $2.5 Million
Travel News

FAA to fine commuter airline $2.5 Million

editor editor- July 1, 2010

Commuter-airline operator Trans States Holdings Inc., already under heightened federal scrutiny for two safety incidents in four months, now faces ... Read More

Gulfstream International Airlines faces $1.3M fine
Travel News

Gulfstream International Airlines faces $1.3M fine

editor editor- May 23, 2009

The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed fining Fort Lauderdale-based Gulfstream International Airlines $1.3 million for violating FAA regulations. Read More

Regulators cite nearly half of the 20 ships that regularly discharge in Alaska waters
Travel News

Regulators cite nearly half of the 20 ships that regularly discharge in Alaska waters

editor editor- September 26, 2008

State regulators say nine cruise ships violated the terms of their wastewater discharge permits in the first half of this ... Read More

Airline grounded for safety violations
Travel News

Airline grounded for safety violations

editor editor- June 30, 2008

REMOTE islands in the Torres Strait are without regular scheduled air services after the aviation watchdog grounded a Cairns airline ... Read More