Tag: approvals

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 00:45

Delta will be serving Tokyo’s preferred airport under a preliminary decision announced May 16 by the Department of Transportation, with new slot pairs for flights between Haneda Airport and Seattle, ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:19

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants to 127 airports in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:01

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th of June. This step is the latest delivery milestone for ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:12

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover specialist with a long history of cost cutting and restructuring ... Read More

Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 00:15

Air Canada said today that to provide customers greater certainty for their summer travel plans it has further adjusted its schedule through to August 1 and taken other measures, including ... Read More

Six Indian cities join Emirates network with new SpiceJet codeshare deal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:47

Emirates and SpiceJet have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between ... Read More

Air Seychelles gets ready for delivery of their first Airbus A320NEO

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 22, 2019 23:17

Air Seychelles has over the past few months started to implement its training calendar in preparation for the delivery of the A320neo set for July 2019. Last week, key staff ... Read More

Boeing announces trio of leadership moves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 19:30

Boeing today announced three leadership moves aimed at further strengthening the company's global presence and partnerships: - Marc Allen named senior vice president of Boeing and president of Embraer Partnership ... Read More

States must develop friendly policies to encourage India film tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 14, 2019 00:23

On day 2 at the 20th edition of FICCI FRAMES, the global media and entertainment convention, the event started with a session titled “Shoot at site.” The participants in the ... Read More

Azul to buy Avianca Brasil’s assets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 17:30

Azul S.A, the largest airline in Brazil by number of departures and destinations, announces today that it has signed a non-binding agreement with Avianca Brasil to acquire certain assets of ... Read More

WestJet launches inaugural flight between its Calgary hub and Atlanta

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 18:05

WestJet gas become the only airline connecting Calgarians non-stop to Atlanta, Ga. with its inaugural flight between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Atlanta is the ... Read More

Toronto to Quito on Air Canada: A great development for Ecuador Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:06

Air Canada will launch new, non-stop service between Toronto and Quito, Ecuador.The new route, to be operated three-times weekly on a seasonal basis by Air Canada Rouge, will be the first non-stop service to Ecuador from Canada when ... Read More

Boeing and Embraer partnership now approved

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:05

The proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer was approved today by Embraer's shareholders during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held at the company's headquarters in Brazil. At the special meeting, ... Read More

Vail Resorts to buy Falls Creek and Hotham ski resorts in Victoria, Australia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 02:20

Vail Resorts, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the ski fields at Falls Creek Alpine Resort and Hotham Alpine Resort in Victoria, Australia. Falls ... Read More

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

editor editor- February 22, 2019 00:01

Delta today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, Ore., as well as twice-daily ... Read More

China Southern Airlines and Emirates sign codeshare agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 17:10

Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines and UAE's Emirates airline have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to progress on a comprehensive reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open up new ... Read More

Dubai Tourism drops PRO card fee for hotels, tour companies and event organizers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 16:22

Dubai Tourism has waived a mandatory requirement for hotel establishments, tourism companies and event organizers to obtain a Public Relations Officer (PRO) card prior to conducting industry transactions such as ... Read More

Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 15:59

The PRO card was a mandatory requirement for conducting travel industry transactions in Dubai such as requests for permits and approvals for a range of tourism and travel-related activities and services. ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister secures $750 million in hotel investment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 20:15

Following discussions with two major Spanish Hotel chains, H10 and Princess Resorts, Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett has secured USD750Million in investment. The investment will see the construction of ... Read More

Brazilian government approves Boeing-Embraer joint venture

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 01:30

Embraer and Boeing have welcomed approval by Government of Brazil of the strategic partnership that will position both companies to accelerate growth in global aerospace markets. The government's approval comes ... Read More

Giant expansion of United Airlines International Routes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:52

United Airlines today announced its largest ever international network expansion from its hub at San Francisco International Airport. The airline will offer Bay Area customers nonstop year-round service to Read More

iAero Group to Acquire Swift Air

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:19

iAero Group, a leading integrated aviation business, has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Swift Air, the leading independent US airline charter business. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals ... Read More

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

editor editor- September 21, 2016 03:55

ADDISON, TX - West Palm Beach-based flight instructor Zheng “Julie" Wang landed her single piston-engine propeller aircraft at Addison Airport in Dallas, returning to the place from which she depart Read More

Zanzibar tourism minister defends new jetties

editor editor- June 28, 2010 01:18

(eTN) The growing number of newly-constructed jetties, aimed to promote water sports from various locations across the island, has received ministerial support, when the Read More