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Airlines for America: New rule on service animals

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 22, 2020

Airlines for America (A4A), applauds the Department of Transportation's (DOT) proposed rule regarding emotional support animals (ESAs). Airlines are committed ... Read More

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

Delta Air Lines launches innovative solution for pet travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Delta Air Lines is ushering in a new travel experience for pets and their owners with the exclusive launch of ... 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

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

Is your Pakistan Airlines pilot a fraud?

editor editor- January 22, 2020

The Pakistan Minister for Aviation Division, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, told the Senate that at present, 47 pilots are working for ... 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

FlyersRights: Boeing stock finally catching up with reality

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Boeing stock will continue to be under great pressure due to serious safety problems with the 737 MAX, the 777X, ... Read More

European pilots: Flying in hostile airspace costs lives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Europe’s pilots are shocked and deeply saddened by the shooting down of Ukrainian Airlines flight PS752 in Iran and 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

Serbia and Kosovo relaunch direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina were suspended after the 1998-1999 war in Kosovo, which broke away from Serbia and ... Read More

Routes and African Airlines Association to drive growth for Africa aviation market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and Routes have signed their first formal agreement in history. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ... 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

Why Japan is the most popular destination for Chinese tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Japan ranked first on the list of popular overseas destinations for Chinese tourists in 2019, taking the top spot from ... Read More

War in Germany? Cologne is being evacuated

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Did Brexit cause a war between Germany and Britain? Guests are fleeing the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cologne. German Federal ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines: Class-action lawyer speaks to eTurboNews

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

A class-action lawsuit against Ukrainian Airlines and others is about toe filed in Canada after 176 passengers were killed on ... Read More

easyJet returns to Sharm El Sheik in Egypt

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 20, 2020

easyJet inaugurates 2020 by announcing the reopening of the connections between Italy and Sharm El Sheik in Egypt starting next ... Read More

Ryanair launches flights from Budapest Airport to Kharkiv, Ukraine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

Budapest Airport kicked-off its route launches of 2020 by welcoming Ryanair’s 48th service last Friday. With the low-cost carrier’s (LCC) ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism continues to outpace global economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in 2019, globally. A 4% increase on the previous year which is also ... Read More

How to make money on American Travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Americans love to travel the world, including Europe, Africa, and Asia. According to the latest report by World Travel Monitor ... 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

What makes Japan hottest 2020 travel destination?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2020

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced that more than 31 million overseas travelers visited Japan in 2019, marking it ... Read More

Passengers from China screened for deadly virus at three major US airports

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2020

Airline passengers traveling to US from Chinese city of Wuhan gripped by the outbreak of a new deadly pneumonia-like virus, ... Read More

Union Workers Rally at Honolulu Airport in Hawaii

editor editor- January 18, 2020

Following a historic and successful three-day strike, union workers rallied yesterday at Honolulu Airport to remind the company of their ... Read More

German Lufthansa extends Iran flight ban until March 28

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

German Lufthansa airline announced that it will not operate flights to Tehran, Iran until March 28. According to airline, 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

FAA: Vapes on a plane?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working with other federal agencies and organizations to remind airline passengers that electronic smoking ... Read More

Southwest Airlines expands nonstop service from San Jose to Hawaii

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

Southwest Airlines launches nonstop flights to Lihue, Kauai (LIH) and Kona (KOA), on the Island of Hawaii, from Mineta San ... Read More

United Airlines launches air shuttle between the Beltway and the Big Apple

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

United Airlines today announced a new hourly shuttle service between Washington's Reagan National Airport and New York/Newark Liberty International Airport. ... Read More

Shanghai Airlines launches daily flights from Budapest to Shanghai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

Just six months after its inaugural service with Shanghai Airlines took off, Budapest Airport celebrates the addition of two further ... Read More

Turkey’s Pegasus airline launches flights to Medina and Batumi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

Turkey’s airline Pegasus continues to expand its network with the launch of two new routes. The launch of Medina will ... Read More

Washington (IAD) to Newark (EWR) every hour on United Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2020

Flying from Washington to New York is entering a new era. United Airlines today announced a new hourly shuttle service ... Read More

Getting sick or injured remains top concern for cruise tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

The new annual cruise survey of roughly 2,072 U.S. respondents revealed that getting sick or injured before or during a ... Read More

Five countries demand compensation from Iran for downed Ukrainian Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne announced that Canada, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Ukraine are demanding that Iran pay ... Read More

Brazil’s Azul flies to New York’s JFK Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The statue of Liberty, Times Square and Central Park are now closer than ever for Azul customers with new daily ... Read More