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ATM Virtual to focus on potential Chinese outbound travel market
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ATM Virtual to focus on potential Chinese outbound travel market

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

One of the most eagerly awaited sessions during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) three-day ATM Virtual event that takes place ... Read More

EasyJet hit with £18 billion lawsuit over customer data breach
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EasyJet hit with £18 billion lawsuit over customer data breach

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

International law firm PGMBM have issued a class action claim in the High Court of London on behalf of easyJet ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Cargo traffic increased sharply in April and May
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Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Cargo traffic increased sharply in April and May

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 23, 2020

Cargo-only transit through Sheremetyevo Airport increased by 3.5 times from May 1 to May 18 compared to the same period in April, when ... Read More

Heathrow: Significant role in bringing in vital medicine and equipment
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Heathrow: Significant role in bringing in vital medicine and equipment

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 22, 2020

New British Government data reveals the significant role Heathrow airport has played in equipping front-line workers and hospitals in their ... Read More

Temperature screening equipment tested at Heathrow Airport
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Temperature screening equipment tested at Heathrow Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

Starting today, thermal screening technology is being trialed in Heathrow Terminal 2’s immigration hall to detect elevated temperatures of arriving ... Read More

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Set to Launch Astronauts on May 27
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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Set to Launch Astronauts on May 27

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 21, 2020

American astronauts are once again going to be launched on an American rocket from American soil and are headed to ... Read More

Delta introduces custom-designed airport lobby and gate safety barriers
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Delta introduces custom-designed airport lobby and gate safety barriers

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

To add another layer of safety at airports for Delta customers and our people, Delta Air Lines turned to its ... Read More

IATA Board declares principles for industry re-start
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IATA Board declares principles for industry re-start

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a commitment by the airline CEOs on its Board of Governors to five ... Read More

CEO Schulte’s speech for Fraport AGM published in advance
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CEO Schulte’s speech for Fraport AGM published in advance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2020

Today, Fraport AG published in advance the speech to be presented by executive board chairman (CEO) Dr. Stefan Schulte at ... Read More

Airbus opens A220 US production hangar and welcomes second US customer
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Airbus opens A220 US production hangar and welcomes second US customer

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

Airbus has reached two important milestones at its commercial aircraft production facility in Mobile, Ala.: the company officially inaugurated production ... Read More

Munich Airport preparing for rebound in air traffic
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Munich Airport preparing for rebound in air traffic

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

With an extensive package of measures to protect against infection, Munich Airport is preparing for a rebound in air traffic ... Read More

COVID-19 Rapid Response Team to assist the global travel industry
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COVID-19 Rapid Response Team to assist the global travel industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 18, 2020

rebuilding.travel is less than 3 weeks old, but may already be the most influential and diverse initiative in the world ... Read More

WTM Sustainability Week Webinar Program Joined by BBC Global News
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WTM Sustainability Week Webinar Program Joined by BBC Global News

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 15, 2020

World Travel Market is hosting two online seminars as part of next week’s WTM Sustainability Week webinar program, with representatives ... Read More

Tourism companies targeting customers through social media marketing
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Tourism companies targeting customers through social media marketing

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020

As the financial strain continues to burden the global tourism industry due to the impact of COVID-19, many companies will ... Read More

Lufthansa: Flying with sunlight
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Lufthansa: Flying with sunlight

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020

Representatives of the Lufthansa Group and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) with its spin-offs Clime-works and Synhelion ... Read More

Abu Dhabi Tourism Chairman hosts new virtual conversations series
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Abu Dhabi Tourism Chairman hosts new virtual conversations series

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 14, 2020

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is further expanding its digital offering with a ... Read More

Cebu Pacific rolling out ‘contactless flights’
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Cebu Pacific rolling out ‘contactless flights’

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 13, 2020

As part of its preparation to fly again in the near future and to ensure the safety of passengers and ... Read More

European pilots union: Safely navigating through the COVID-19 crisis
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European pilots union: Safely navigating through the COVID-19 crisis

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

As the aviation industry struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic, pilots are looking at the European Union and its Member States ... Read More

TSA-style COVID PreCheck app aims to speed up America’s return to work
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TSA-style COVID PreCheck app aims to speed up America’s return to work

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

A new app named COVID PreCheck will launch later this month enabling people who test positive for COVID-19 antibodies to get ... Read More

Embraer delivers five commercial and nine executive jets in 1Q20
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Embraer delivers five commercial and nine executive jets in 1Q20

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

Embraer delivered a total of 14 jets in the first quarter of 2020, of which five were commercial aircraft and ... Read More

MGM Resorts releases safety plan for re-opening US properties
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MGM Resorts releases safety plan for re-opening US properties

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

MGM Resorts International today released a report outlining the comprehensive health and safety protocols the company is implementing prior to ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport ready to fly safely
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Frankfurt Airport ready to fly safely

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

Amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic, Frankfurt Airport is getting ready to ramp up passenger flights again. Fraport, its owner and ... Read More

Gulfstream G600 receives European Union Aviation Safety Agency approval
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Gulfstream G600 receives European Union Aviation Safety Agency approval

mm Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- May 11, 2020

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its award-winning Gulfstream G600 earned type certificate approval from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency ... Read More

TSA checking passengers temperature may become routine in the United States
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TSA checking passengers temperature may become routine in the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 11, 2020

Checking the temperature may become a new routine when going through TSA security at US airports. Airlines for America, which ... Read More

Shanghai tourism launches live-stream show to boost travel sector
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Shanghai tourism launches live-stream show to boost travel sector

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 9, 2020

The city authorities and travel firms in Shanghai have joined forces to start live-streaming tourism-related shows to boost post-COVID-19 tourism ... Read More

FAA: Eastern Caribbean aviation system does not comply with ICAO safety standards
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FAA: Eastern Caribbean aviation system does not comply with ICAO safety standards

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 8, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has been assigned a Category ... Read More

Tanzania launches digital tourism amid COVID-19 pandemic
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Tanzania launches digital tourism amid COVID-19 pandemic

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 8, 2020

Foreign tourists planning for wildlife safari in Tanzania and East Africa, can now view the Great Wildebeest Migration through live-stream ... Read More

Airbus logs nine A320 family aircraft orders in April
Airline News

Airbus logs nine A320 family aircraft orders in April

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 7, 2020

Airbus logged net orders in April for nine commercial aircraft from its A320 product line from Avolon. By April 30th, ... Read More

#TasteofNevis Global Competition Brings Nevis into Homes
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#TasteofNevis Global Competition Brings Nevis into Homes

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 6, 2020

It was William Shakespeare who wrote, “As full of spirit was the month of May…” The Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) ... Read More

Asia tourism prepares for recovery
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Asia tourism prepares for recovery

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 6, 2020

How do we sensibly and effectively restart travel and tourism, the industry that employs 1-in-10 workers globally? A workforce decimated ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market launches ATM Virtual
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Arabian Travel Market launches ATM Virtual

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 6, 2020

Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has officially announced the launch of ATM Virtual, a three-day event that will take place from ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Trinidad and Tobago: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020

Caribbean Airlines has released a new video highlighting the sanitization processes used on its aircraft. The airline advises that its ... Read More

World’s biggest industry focus group to reveal what travelers REALLY think
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World’s biggest industry focus group to reveal what travelers REALLY think

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020

WTM is facilitating the biggest-ever industry focus group to determine what consumers around the globe are really thinking. The ground-breaking ... Read More

IATA calls for passenger face covering and crew masks
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IATA calls for passenger face covering and crew masks

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) supports the wearing of face coverings for passengers and masks for crew while on ... Read More

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