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Cornwall Airport Newquay names new Managing Director

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Cornwall Airport Newquay announced that from 4 May 2020 it will be appointing Pete Downes as its new Managing Director. ... Read More

IATA: Coronavirus cuts demand and revenues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that its initial assessment of the impact of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 outbreak ... Read More

Space for visions: Center for Creativity at Frankfurt Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Soft drinks, LEGO, lounge chairs: what sounds like a relaxed family vacation at the beach is actually a unique facility ... Read More

Swiss International Air Lines takes delivery of its first Airbus A320neo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft at a delivery ceremony in Hamburg, ... Read More

U.S. Travel Applauds Dept. of Homeland Security REAL ID Measure

editor editor- February 20, 2020

The REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for the issuance and production of a license and prohibits Federal agencies ... Read More

Qatar Airways increases its stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C. announced that it has increased its shareholding in International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. (IAG) from 21.4 ... Read More

How Is A Customer Superyacht Built? We Take A Closer Look

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

Seeing a superyacht in all its glory often begs the question: how exactly did such an incredible vessel come to ... Read More

United Airlines and India’s Vistara announce codeshare agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

United Airlines and Vistara announced the start of a new codeshare agreement allowing United customers to book travel on 68 ... Read More

Chinese coronavirus epidemic can cost Russian tourism $455 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

China is the largest single source of tourists to Russia. In 2019, 1.5 million Chinese visitors traveled to Russian Federation. ... Read More

interCaribbean Airways announces new payment option

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

interCaribbean Airways is pleased to announce the acceptance of PayPal as a new form of payment for customers booking their ... Read More

Václav Havel Airport Prague announces changes of check-in procedure

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

Prague Airport continues to implement projects designed to facilitate the airport’s modernization and capacity increases, such as the reconstruction of ... Read More

Lufthansa Group renews IT partnership with Amadeus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have renewed and expanded their longstanding technology partnership.  Through this agreement, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels ... Read More

Russia bans all Chinese visitors amid coronavirus epidemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Russian officials announced that all Chinese citizens will be banned from entering Russian Federation effective February 20, 2020, amid coronavirus ... Read More

VIA Rail to resume partial service between Québec City and Ottawa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

VIA Rail received a notification from CN allowing a partial resumption of service between Québec City – Montréal – Ottawa. ... Read More

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Southwest Airlines Co. today announced three Leadership changes in Air Operations. Late last year, Senior Vice President of Air Operations ... Read More

Airlines and posts cooperate for sustainable and reliable global airmail network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Post Corporation (IPC) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ... Read More

How to survive a low cost flight in comfort

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Low cost airlines can offer great prices on tickets thanks to what they do not offer, no free food or ... Read More

Attending ITB? How to cope with Coronavirus? What about you?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 18, 2020

Safertourism, PATA, and ATB will be setting trends over breakfast during ITB with Dr. Peter Tarlow - AND you are ... Read More

Minister Bains: We monitor sale of Canada’s Bombardier Transportation to French Alstom SA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

The Honorable Navdeep Bains, Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, made the following statement on the potential sale of ... Read More

Where and how Germans will travel in the future?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2020

Where will Germans travel in the future? How will Germans travel in the next 20 years? Europeans have big travel ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines launches memorial to victims of Iran attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

On Monday, February 17, at Boryspil International airport, Ukraine International Airlines launched the construction of a park in memoriam of ... Read More

Airbus: US decision to increase tariffs on EU planes ‘regrettable’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

European multinational aerospace corporation Airbus issued a statement, saying that the decision of the Office of U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) ... Read More

Indian Railways makes reservations for Shiva to boost religious tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

In an unorthodox attempt to boost religious tourism, Indian Railways has reserved a special seat for the omnipotent Lord Shiva ... Read More

Airbus 320 evacuated in Duesseldorf

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2020

Known as a reliable, cheap airline, but safe is Pegasus Airlines. After a recent incident in Istanbul where a Pegasus ... Read More

A nightmare of a cruise ends for 355 Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

A cruise of a lifetime became a nightmare for 355 American travelers when Coronavirus broke out onboard early February. Japanese ... Read More

Passenger with bagful of bullets arrested in Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2020

Police officers have apprehended a woman trying to carry a bag with 50 small-caliber bullets through Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, ... Read More

London train station evacuated after stabbing attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2020

London police have swarmed Euston railway station on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden, on Saturday afternoon. Armed ... Read More

Coronavirus: Hilton Hawaii relocates guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2020

The Grand Waikikian by Hilton Grand Vacations Club is a popular oceanfront property on a popular Waikiki Beach stretch. The ... Read More

Shock for Hawaii Tourism: Coronavirus arrived in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2020

Today Hawaii Governor Ige and Hawaii Tourism Authority president and CEO Chris Tatum moved Hawaii kamaainas and its visitors in ... Read More

All-new Gulfstream G700 completes its first flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

General Dynamics' announced today that its all-new Gulfstream G700 - the industry's most spacious aircraft with the longest range at ... Read More

Maritime Administration announces over $280 million in grants for US ports

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced that it has awarded more than $280 million in ... Read More

Canada’s Minister of Transport issues statement on Via Rail service shutdown

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

The Minister of Transport, the Honorable Marc Garneau, issued the following statement today: "As the Prime Minister said, "The freedom ... Read More

WestJet names new Vice President, Network Planning and Alliances

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

WestJet is pleased to announce the internal appointment of John Weatherill to the role of Vice President, Network Planning and ... Read More

Delta commits $1 billion to become first global carbon neutral airline

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

Starting March 1, 2020, Delta Air Lines is committing $1 billion over the next 10 years on its journey to mitigate ... Read More

‘Not the Brexit I voted for’: Brexiteer whines about long EU passport line

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

An aggrieved British Brexiteer has triggered an avalanche of mockery on social media from EU Remainers, after whining that he ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada cancels all services

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

Following a notice from the infrastructure owner, CN Rail, that they are no longer in a position to fulfill their ... Read More