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WestJet announces retirement of Chief Operating Officer
Airline News

WestJet announces retirement of Chief Operating Officer

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 15, 2021

Captain Jeff Martin, WestJet Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer announces his retirement Read More

Alitalia airline: Hypothesis of the sale
Airline News

Alitalia airline: Hypothesis of the sale

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 15, 2021

Alitalia airline is being sold off bit by bit, one piece at a time. Steps being taken include what is ... Read More

Delta Air Lines bans pro-Trump hoodlums from its flights
Airline News

Delta Air Lines bans pro-Trump hoodlums from its flights

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 14, 2021

Delta Air puts Donald Trump supporters who heckled Mitt Romney and Lindsey Graham on no-fly list Read More

US travel agency air ticket sales show seasonal trend in December
Aviation News

US travel agency air ticket sales show seasonal trend in December

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 14, 2021

US travel agencies' December 2020 air ticket sales were down 83% compared to December 2019, when sales totaled $6.1 billion Read More

Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service from Nashville to Key West
Airline News

Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service from Nashville to Key West

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 14, 2021

Nashville is known for its friendly travelers who are eager to explore the Florida Keys Read More

US DOT adopts new airline passenger protections
Aviation News

US DOT adopts new airline passenger protections

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

New regulations that apply to airlines bumping passengers and mishandling baggage announced Read More

How you can influence the future of Aviation?
Airline News

How you can influence the future of Aviation?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2021

The World Tourism Network emerged out of a grassroots initiatives known as rebuilding.travel. Aviation veteran Vijay Poonoosamy, a former VP ... Read More

US Travel: We appreciate CDC international travel testing mandate
Airline News

US Travel: We appreciate CDC international travel testing mandate

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

With a risk-based, layered approach to health and safety throughout every aspect of travel, it’s possible to both protect public ... Read More

FlyArystan: 1.5 milion passengers in 2020
Airline News

FlyArystan: 1.5 milion passengers in 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

Since its operations began in May 2019, FlyArystan has carried over 2.2 million passengers Read More

Sabre and Jeju Air renew long-term distribution partnership
Aviation News

Sabre and Jeju Air renew long-term distribution partnership

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

Jeju Air and Sabre Corporation affirm long-term relationship as the carrier ramps up route resumption Read More

Canada’s airline workers devastated by lack of direct financial aid to sector
Aviation News

Canada’s airline workers devastated by lack of direct financial aid to sector

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Canada's Minister of Transport and the airlines urged to do whatever it takes to support Canadian aviation workers in the ... Read More

Qatar Airways earns APEX Health Safety Diamond Standard status
Airline News

Qatar Airways earns APEX Health Safety Diamond Standard status

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Qatar Airways has achieved the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s latest safety benchmark following assessment of the airline’s COVID-19 hygiene and ... Read More

United Airlines receives hospital-grade certification for cleaning and safety
Airline News

United Airlines receives hospital-grade certification for cleaning and safety

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Recognition from APEX and SimpliFlying underscores that United will continue to innovate and raise the standard when it comes to ... Read More

Jetcraft appoints Americas Sales Director
People in Travel & Tourism

Jetcraft appoints Americas Sales Director

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Spangler will oversee Jetcraft’s strategic partnerships in the region, including Aerolineas Ejecutivas which operates as a Jetcraft authorized representative in ... Read More

COVID-19 pandemic has cost global tourism industry $935 billion
Hospitality Industry News

COVID-19 pandemic has cost global tourism industry $935 billion

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge financial impact on tourism globally, affecting all countries around the world, as well as ... Read More

ETF: Discussion on slots ignores aviation workers’ main concerns
Aviation News

ETF: Discussion on slots ignores aviation workers’ main concerns

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 11, 2021

European aviation is in dire straits, and the current discussion on airport slots is doing little to address aviation workers’ ... Read More

US travel agency air ticket volume still down nearly 70%
Aviation News

US travel agency air ticket volume still down nearly 70%

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 11, 2021

ARC reports that airline ticket sales by US travel agencies are still in the red Read More

Emirates expands its operations in the Americas
Airline News

Emirates expands its operations in the Americas

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 11, 2021

Emirates resumes flights to Seattle, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York JFK, Toronto and Washington DC Read More

World’s first Airbus A321P2F delivered
Airline News

World’s first Airbus A321P2F delivered

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 11, 2021

Airbus A321P2F is the first aircraft in its size category to offer containerized loading in both the main and lower ... Read More

Qatar Airways resumes flights to Riyadh
Airline News

Qatar Airways resumes flights to Riyadh

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 11, 2021

Qatar Airways will operate a daily service to Riyadh on wide-body aircraft including the Airbus A350, Boeing 777-300 and Boeing ... Read More

British Virgin Islands helps pay for your private jet
Aviation News

British Virgin Islands helps pay for your private jet

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2021

Traveling on a private jet is out of reach for most people, but it's a safe way to travel. The ... Read More

Indonesian authorities confirm that Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 with 65 on board crashed into Jakarta Bay
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Indonesian authorities confirm that Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 with 65 on board crashed into Jakarta Bay

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 9, 2021

At least 65 people - 53 passengers, including 10 children, and 12 crewmembers were on board of crashed Indonesian Boeing ... Read More

Passenger Plane Crash in Indonesia
Airport news

Passenger Plane Crash in Indonesia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2021

62 passengers and crew are assumed dead after Sriwijaya Air flight #SJ182 a 737-500 (classic narrow-body airline jet) disappeared on ... Read More

WestJet slashes capacity over ‘rushed government testing regime’
Airline News

WestJet slashes capacity over ‘rushed government testing regime’

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 8, 2021

WestJet Group to stand down equivalent of 1,000 employees and reduce capacity by a third Read More

Aeromexico continues negotiations with Unions
Airline News

Aeromexico continues negotiations with Unions

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 8, 2021

Aeromexico and unions negotiate necessary adjustments to face the adverse effects caused to the airline industry by the global pandemic ... Read More

Aeromexico: 1.116 million passengers in December 2020
Airline News

Aeromexico: 1.116 million passengers in December 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 7, 2021

Aeromexico's December passenger numbers up 20.5% versus November 2020, driven by increases in both domestic and international passenger demand Read More

Cathay Pacific suspends all flights from UK to Hong Kong until January 25
Airline News

Cathay Pacific suspends all flights from UK to Hong Kong until January 25

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 7, 2021

Cathay Pacific flights to London’s Heathrow airport will resume on January 12, followed by a total of seven more up ... Read More

IATA: Passenger demand recovery grinds to a halt
Aviation News

IATA: Passenger demand recovery grinds to a halt

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 7, 2021

Severe travel restrictions and quarantine measures cause air travel demand to slow down and come to a complete stop in ... Read More

Lufthansa raised €500 million in aircraft financing since July 2020
Airline News

Lufthansa raised €500 million in aircraft financing since July 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 7, 2021

Lufthansa raises 500 million euros to refinance existing liabilities which are maturing in 2021 Read More

WestJet announces Boeing 737 MAX return-to service plan
Airline News

WestJet announces Boeing 737 MAX return-to service plan

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 6, 2021

WestJet announced that it is “safely” returning its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX jets to passenger service as of January ... Read More

Etihad Guest offers more flexibility during COVID-19 pandemic
Airline News

Etihad Guest offers more flexibility during COVID-19 pandemic

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 6, 2021

Etihad Guest, the award-winning loyalty program of Etihad Airways,  concluded 2020 with a positive outlook following a series of corporate ... Read More

Tourism and Pandemics: Do They Coexist?
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Tourism and Pandemics: Do They Coexist?

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 6, 2021

What makes COVID-19 different from previous diseases in the speed and reach of the virus and the extent of the ... Read More

No sign of recovery for airline ticket sales by US travel agencies
Aviation News

No sign of recovery for airline ticket sales by US travel agencies

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 4, 2021

Airline Reporting Corporation (ARC) domestic traffic numbers in the United States | Number of tickets issued in the United States ... Read More

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