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Bird strike grounds US Navy ‘doomsday’ plane

Bird strike grounds US Navy ‘doomsday’ plane

A rogue bird caused over $2 million in damages, when it was sucked into an engine of a US ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Caribbean cruise tourism will grow 50 percent by 2030

Royal Caribbean: Caribbean cruise tourism will grow 50 percent by 2030

Royal Caribbean International is predicting that its Caribbean cruise tourism business will grow by 50 percent by 2030, with ... Read More

Los Angeles-bound A380 Superjumbo jet burns at Seoul Incheon Airport

Los Angeles-bound A380 Superjumbo jet burns at Seoul Incheon Airport

Asiana Airlines Airbus A380 Superjumbo jet's engine caught fire during refueling at Seoul Incheon Airport. The fire reportedly broke ... Read More

Etihad hosts exclusive event to mark Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Milan service

Etihad hosts exclusive event to mark Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Milan service

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, hosted an exclusive reception at the Palazzo Clerici, the spectacular ... Read More

Russian budget airline Pobeda raises fares on international routes

Russian budget airline Pobeda raises fares on international routes

Russian low-cost carrier Pobeda (Victory) Airlines announced that it will raise the fares from abroad to Russia by €25 ... Read More

U.S. Travel exec to Senate: Americans not REAL ID-Ready

U.S. Travel exec to Senate: Americans not REAL ID-Ready

Research by U.S. Travel and Longwoods International previously found that 57% of Americans are unaware that next October 1 ... Read More

Airbus presents corporate jets and helicopters in Las Vegas

Airbus presents corporate jets and helicopters in Las Vegas

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) are jointly exhibiting an ACJ319 and ACH145 at the National ... Read More

Space Travel: What will you wear?

Space Travel: What will you wear?

“I love the way the spacewear looks, and I love the way it feels. I also love the fact ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Emirates airline merger rekindled?

Etihad Airways and Emirates airline merger rekindled?

Etihad Aviation Group, the owner of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways, and Sharjah-based low-cost carrier Air Arabia have signed of ... Read More

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A safer Jamaica holiday destination is the key to a better tourism export and a more engaged and happy ... Read More

200K visitors from 217 countries: Ethiopian tourism soars with e-visa

200K visitors from 217 countries: Ethiopian tourism soars with e-visa

With the introduction of e-visa service back in June 2017, Ethiopia has opened its doors for foreign visitors wider ... Read More

Delta Air Lines and Airbus form digital alliance

Delta Air Lines and Airbus form digital alliance

European aerospace giant Airbus and Delta Air Lines are forming a digital alliance to develop new predictive maintenance and ... Read More

US Senator: TSA must address Known Crew Member program concerns

US Senator: TSA must address Known Crew Member program concerns

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Security, today sent a letter to ... Read More

Etihad and Air Arabia to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline

Etihad and Air Arabia to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline

Etihad Aviation Group, owner of the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Air Arabia, the Middle East ... Read More

Luxaviation UK adds Bombardier Global 6000 to its London Luton-based fleet

Luxaviation UK adds Bombardier Global 6000 to its London Luton-based fleet

Luxaviation UK is announcing the addition of a Bombardier Global 6000 to its fleet, based at London Luton Airport. ... Read More

New Russian supersonic business jet may fly in three to four years

New Russian supersonic business jet may fly in three to four years

Supersonic passenger flights were all the rage 30-40 years ago, but they ultimately died out, partially due to safety ... Read More

Miami International Airport  unveils new automated baggage handling system

Miami International Airport unveils new automated baggage handling system

Miami International Airport offers more flights to Latin America and the Caribbean than any other U.S. airport, is America's ... Read More

Airbus immediate future looks brighter than Boeing’s

Airbus immediate future looks brighter than Boeing’s

The immediate future looks 'brighter than ever' for European aerospace giant Airbus, according to equity analysts at Barclays. The ... Read More

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

Wealthy people with some extra cash to burn may soon be able to do just that, and shoot for ... Read More

‘Ladies and gentlemen’ do not fly Air Canada any more

‘Ladies and gentlemen’ do not fly Air Canada any more

Addressing passengers as ‘ladies and gentlemen’ is discriminatory against those who don’t identify as either, Air Canada has decided. ... Read More

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Catalan protesters target transport infrastructure

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Catalan protesters target transport infrastructure

More turbulent protests targeting transport infrastructure have taken place all over Catalonia on Tuesday, following a night of violence ... Read More

Transcript: IATA CEO appeal to Governments & Industry to put passengers first

Transcript: IATA CEO appeal to Governments & Industry to put passengers first

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use ... Read More

Japan Emergency Information for Tourists after Typhoon Hagibis

Japan Emergency Information for Tourists after Typhoon Hagibis

Typhoon Hagibis made landfall in Japan over the weekend. Emergency crews are still trying to locate people who went ... Read More

Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft

Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft

According to Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, the deadly May crash of Russia's ill-fated Sukhoi SSJ-100 Superjet in ... Read More

How to get an operating permit for self-driving passenger cars?

How to get an operating permit for self-driving passenger cars?

Since no one is driving a driverless car, a driver's license is not required, but an operating permit to ... Read More

How Union Pay acceptance in Russia makes travel to Moscow easier?

How Union Pay acceptance in Russia makes travel to Moscow easier?

Union Pay is a Chinese Credit card that can be used in more than 150 countries around the globe. ... Read More

Barcelona Airport mass flight cancelations after brutal riots

Barcelona Airport mass flight cancelations after brutal riots

More than 8,000 demonstrators managed to storm Barcelona’s El Prat Airport  Dozens of flights have been canceled, leading to ... Read More

Southern Rail Travel Chaos: Person hit by train

Southern Rail Travel Chaos: Person hit by train

Southern Rail train passengers are being warned to expect severe disruption after a person was hit by a train ... Read More

Best Cruises to Bahamas?  The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco

Best Cruises to Bahamas? The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco

The cruise industry remains committed to both the recovery of Grand Bahama and Abaco and bringing more guests to ... Read More

WTO: US can slap tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods over Airbus subsidies

WTO: US can slap tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods over Airbus subsidies

The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally ruled today that the United States is now free to take countermeasures against ... Read More

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

The joint agreement between Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russian Railways and the Saudi Railway Company was sealed as ... Read More

Reunion based Air Austral becomes first A220 client in the Indian Ocean

Reunion based Air Austral becomes first A220 client in the Indian Ocean

Airbus A220 competes with Boeing B737 Max, and of course, Reunion based Air Austral, signed a firm order for ... Read More

Saudi Ports Authority launches Al Khomra: Saudi Arabia’s largest integrated logistics Zone

Saudi Ports Authority launches Al Khomra: Saudi Arabia’s largest integrated logistics Zone

Al Khomra - An integrated world class logistics Zone facilitated through customs Bonded and re-exports Zones, providing unparalleled access ... Read More

Heathrow: IAG airline group commits to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Heathrow: IAG airline group commits to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Heathrow Airport announced the plan by British Airways parent company IAG to offset carbon emissions for all its UK ... Read More

Tokyo about to be attacked by deadly Typhoon Hagibis

Tokyo about to be attacked by deadly Typhoon Hagibis

Tokyo is about to be attacked by the worst typhoon to hit the city in six decades. Public transportations ... Read More

How Thomas Cook demise to benefit future travelers?

How Thomas Cook demise to benefit future travelers?

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shelled out £100 million to get 150,000 stranded tourists home after the Thomas ... Read More