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Fiji named 'Hottest Destination' in 2017

PR Newswire  2017-08-22 12:00:00

NADI, Fiji, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji scooped up a top award at the 29th Annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference, being named the Hottest Destination for 2017. This was announced by International ...

Qatar Airways boosts frequencies on key Asia routes

Breaking Travel News  2017-08-22 10:27:02

Qatar Airways continues to demonstrate strong global growth with the announcement of new flights to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The airline has responded to continued robust demand from passengers by increasing ...

Virgin Atlantic offers guests superb view of solar eclipse

Breaking Travel News  2017-08-22 09:18:47

As millions of Americans waited excitedly for a view of the latest social eclipse, a plane full of Virgin Atlantic customers bagged the best seat in the house - watching in awe as the moon obscured the ...

Winston Peters accused of 'race-baiting' attack on Chinese air crew

The New Zealand Herald  2017-08-22 08:26:24

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is being accused of "race-baiting" over an attack on Chinese airline crew moving into a former special housing area that was designed to help solve Auckland's housing ...

Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for July 2017

PR Newswire  2017-08-21 23:39:00

PANAMA CITY, Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for July 2017: Operating Data Jul ...

Old airline advertisements show how sexist the industry used to be

The New Zealand Herald  2017-08-21 22:29:49

By Julia Corderoy Flight attendants are known for their poise, professionalism and customer service. But back in the 1950s and 60s, things were a little different.In fact, they weren't even called flight ...

Spring Airlines? 1H net profit down 25% on higher operating costs

Air Transport World  2017-08-21 13:42:00

Shanghai-based LCC Spring Airlines reported a net profit of CNY554 million ($81.7 million) in the 2017 first half, down 25.2% over net profit of CNY740.1 million in the year-ago half because of a sharp ...

Meet Eric Peterson- CEO of America's Fastest Growing Travel Company

PR Newswire  2017-08-21 12:40:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Air Travel Group, America's fastest growing privately held travel company, has been on quite the run as of late. Eric Peterson is The Air Travel Group's ...

Cathay Pacific agrees to buy 32 Airbus planes at list price of $4.06 billion

Reuters  2017-08-21 10:40:57

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Cathay Pacific Airways said on Monday it has agreed to buy 32 new planes from Airbus Group at a list price of $4.06 billion, just a week after it posted its worst first-half loss ...

Critical Ryanair on the sideline as Air Berlin bids pour in

Independent.ie  2017-08-21 01:30:00

Ryanair yesterday reiterated its criticism of Air Berlin's asset fire sale as an agreement to carve up Germany's second largest airline looks set to be agreed by September.

 

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