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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.

Board a business bargain as United rolls out its Polaris

Independent.ie  2017-08-20 17:00:00

If you ever needed evidence that Dublin Airport is the fifth-busiest European gateway to North America, you'd need look no further than the American check-in areas of an otherwise quiet Sunday morning ...

Shannon Airport in line for ?1m flood defence payment

Independent.ie  2017-08-20 17:00:00

Shannon Airport is set to receive a special ?1m payment from the Exchequer to help protect it against flooding.

More Access to Africa on Delta with New York-JFK Nonstop Service to Lagos

PR Newswire  2017-08-20 15:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) is offering customers a new way to reach Lagos, Nigeria, beginning March 24, 2018, via new service from the airline's New York-JFK hub. ...

Singaporeans test automated immigration at Suvarnabhumi

Bangkok Post  2017-08-19 10:53:00

Suvarnabhumi Airport on Saturday opened eight automated immigration lanes for foreigners, but only Singaporeans will be allowed to use the system initially.

What you wear to fly may matter

gulfnews.com  2017-08-19 08:54:50

Breaching airline dress policies could see you banned from a flight ? but exceeding them may get you an upgrade

Airlines Jump on Board Eclipse Excitement

The Wall Street Journal  2017-08-19 02:11:51

As millions of people move into position for Monday?s solar eclipse, some airlines are encouraging travelers to get a little closer to the action.

Delta and the Seattle Seahawks Renew 12status Program for 2017-2018 Season Giving Fans More Opportunities to Earn Miles

PR Newswire  2017-08-18 20:30:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- After providing Seattle Seahawks fans with more than 50 million miles last season, Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) 12status fan engagement program returns for the Seahawks' ...

Upward Mobility: United Airlines Takes Home CIO 100 Award for its Mobile Platform Innovations

PR Newswire  2017-08-18 17:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Using the latest cutting-edge technologies that allow its employees to provide better service to customers no matter where they are or what situation they face -- ...

Frankfurt Airport to build LCC terminal

Air Transport World  2017-08-18 16:26:00

German airport operator Fraport AG has applied for a building permit to construct a new Pier G at Frankfurt Airport to accommodate the growing low-cost segment. read more

Airberlin delays 2Q financial results following bankruptcy filing

Air Transport World  2017-08-18 15:39:00

Airberlin will delay its 2Q results presentation, which had been expected Aug. 18, because of the German carrier?s bankruptcy filing earlier this week. read more

 
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