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737 MAX production halt sends Boeing stock into nosedive

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Boeing stock was down 3.3 percent on Wednesday at $313.37 per share, its lowest level in a year. Trading was ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 100% green electricity in home markets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Since the beginning of the year, the Lufthansa Group has exclusively been purchasing green electricity in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and ... Read More

Voxel Group consolidates as one of the Best Corporate Payment Provider in the travel industry at the Business Travel Awards

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 22, 2020

Voxel Group, an electronic invoicing and payments company in the travel industry thanks to its baVel platform, has consolidated its ... Read More

FITUR: Spanish travelers heading to America in record numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2020

Spanish travelers are heading to America in record numbers.  The Americas became the most important long-haul destination, which attracts 53% ... Read More

Boeing: Ungrounding of 737 MAX will begin in mid-2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Boeing Company today issued the following statement on the status of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft: As we have emphasized, the ... Read More

Ultra long-haul: South African Airways flies new A350 from New York to Johannesburg

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

South African Airways (SAA) has introduced the most technology-advanced aircraft available for international ultra long-haul travel with the launch of ... Read More

Airbus adds A321 production capabilities in Toulouse

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Following its strategy to keep its overall production system at the leading edge of technology and to increase industrial capacity ... Read More

IMEX Group launches ‘NATURE’ Talking Point

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

The IMEX Group today announced that the theme of its fourth Talking Point will address the power and importance of ... Read More

Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Ukrainian Airlines confirmed: PS752 was cleared for takeoff in Teheran on January 8, because Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Qatar ... Read More

Four Seasons in Vancouver not up to standard: Forced to close

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

The 370-room  Four Seasons Hotel opened in 1976, and since then has hosted countless celebrities, politicians and business leaders. The ... Read More

5 Travel Trends for 2020

editor editor- January 21, 2020

The new decade brings fresh trends for travel, exciting new destinations, and a growing consciousness around planning purposeful holidays. 2020 ... Read More

What is the new Google Cloud and Lufthansa partnership?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Google Cloud today announced that Lufthansa Group, the world's largest aviation group in terms of revenue, has selected Google Cloud ... Read More

Aeroflot move to Sheremetyevo’s new Terminal C

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Aeroflot today began phasing in operation of international flights from the new Terminal C at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport. The ... Read More

Boeing identifies new ‘vulnerability’ in 737 MAX software

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

The Boeing Corporation announced that it identified new problems with the software of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, according to ... Read More

China Aircraft Leasing Group receives its first Boeing 787 Dreamliners

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) announce that it has successfully received its first batch of two Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger ... Read More

LATAM moves its New York JFK operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group announced today that it will relocate its operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York City) ... Read More

FAA declares South Florida a No Drone Zone during Super Bowl LIV

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Hard Rock Stadium near Miami is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020. Drones also ... Read More

Airbus demonstrates first fully automatic vision-based take-off

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based take-off using an Airbus Family test aircraft at Toulouse-Blagnac airport. The ... Read More

Air Canada continues fleet modernization with its first Airbus A220-300

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Air Canada today unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Airbus A220-300, before employees and special guests at the ... Read More

Exoticca closes 2019 with sales of €48.2 million

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 15, 2020

2019 has been the year of the consolidation of the United States as Exoticca’s no.1 market.  Exoticca, the online platform ... Read More

Etihad Airways: Zero net carbon emissions by 2050

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today committed to a minimum target of zero net carbon ... Read More

Emirates new reach to the Chinese market: MOU signed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2020

Emirates today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Trip.com Group. The agreement was signed in ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures 2019: More than 70.5 Million Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2020

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than 70.5 million passengers in 2019 - achieving a new all-time record by exceeding the ... Read More

Germany pledges record €86 billion to railway modernization

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Germany has pledged to put 86 billion euros into the upkeep and modernization of its railways over the next decade. ... Read More

Lufthansa will base nine Airbus A320neo in Munich in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

The Airbus A320neo, the latest generation short- and medium-haul aircraft, is now operating from Munich. Since the turn of the ... Read More

16.2 million passengers: Record year for Budapest Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Breaking all monthly records in passenger numbers throughout 2019, Budapest Airport has once again achieved a record year of solid ... Read More

Travel.Domains and DonDominio to showcase .Travel and digital identity at Fitur 2020

editor editor- January 14, 2020

Travel.Domains and DonDominio will attend Fitur 2020 to help travel businesses build and own their digital marketing platforms using .TRAVEL ... Read More

Tourism CEO calls for industry-wide carbon labeling

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

A new study has broken down full holiday CO2 emissions for the first time – revealing some important key findings ... Read More

Lufthansa Group Airlines: 145 million passengers in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

In 2019, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 145 million passengers on board. This represents an ... Read More

Etihad Airways operates eco-flight from Abu Dhabi to Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today operated a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, ... Read More

Airbus adds XL capacity to its fleet with BelugaXL

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

The BelugaXL has entered into service, providing Airbus with 30% extra transport capacity in order to support the on-going production ... Read More

FAA’s $5.4M Boeing fine dwarfed by fired CEO’s $62M in ‘benefits’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2020

US Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement on Friday that Boeing had "had “failed to adequately oversee its suppliers ... Read More

26 million passengers traveled through Finavia airports in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2020

2019 was a busy year at Finavia’s airports even though growth in air traffic was more moderate than in previous ... Read More

Airbus: 863 commercial aircraft delivered to 99 customers in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2020

Airbus SE announced that it delivered 863 commercial aircraft to 99 customers in 2019, outpacing its previous output record set ... Read More

How Technology Has Changed the Travel Industry

editor editor- January 10, 2020

Our world is continually changing. Society is speeding up and people are no longer willing to wait for things to ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism startups focus on innovation and sustainability

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected the finalists of the 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition, an initiative that the ... Read More