Tag: congestion

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 19:29

Facial recognition technology may be coming to an airport near you in a bid to cut lines and speed up airline passenger travel. Its detractors warn that facial recognition systems, ... Read More

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 18:10

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be encouraged to be more sustainable? From plastic to pollution to ... Read More

Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019 08:01

Fraport AG's executive board chairman, Dr. Stefan Schulte, struck a positive note at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) today: "We can look back on a very successful 2018.  Supported ... Read More

Schiphol Airport: Do not travel during tomorrow’s public transport strike!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 18:14

Due to the public transport strike no buses and trains will be running in the Netherlands. We expect high congestion on the roads to and from the airport. There is ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 06:01

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air quality, reduce congestion and tackle emissions, as the airport continues ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:05

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018—costing the economy $30 billion in ... Read More

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

editor editor- May 20, 2019 20:49

When local transportation in US cities becomes congested, noisy, or has safety concerns, they are able to manage their roads and the vehicles using them, whether they be vehicles being ... Read More

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:46

Bad weather in Delhi, India, is causing air transportation congestion today, Friday, May 17, 2019, with 32 flights being diverted as a result. Route disruptions are being experienced from flights ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in major US cities, each airport ... Read More

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:16

Summer is around the corner, and many travelers all over the world are busy planning their vacations. In an effort to help travelers enjoy their trip and get the most ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 11:48

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy of Portugal and the Lisbon Municipality concluded Friday in Lisbon, ... Read More

Disney Parks: Just say no to ice… and smoking and large strollers

editor editor- March 29, 2019 20:09

As of May 1, 2019, no ice, no smoking, and no large strollers will be allowed at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney water parks, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, ... Read More

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 20:14

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," stated Paul Hudson, of FlyersRights.org and longtime member of the FAA ... Read More

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:15

The U.S. Travel Association released a series of maps outlining the country's surface congestion problems in conjunction with the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee's Wednesday hearing, titled "Aligning Federal Surface ... Read More

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 19:10

Alaska Airlines today launched nonstop service to Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport (PAE) in Everett, Washington from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). Paine Field is Alaska’s newest destination and the ... Read More

Is Hawaii really ready for 10 million tourists?

Scott Foster Scott Foster- February 28, 2019 05:49

From the summit of Haleakala to the beautiful beaches, bays and trails of just about every island, have we reached the tipping point for tourism in the islands? Hawaii is ... Read More

The hidden costs of ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes at UK airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 16:20

With many consumers intent on becoming more eco-conscious in 2019, UK travelers may not appreciate the environmental damage and negative consequences of their ‘kiss and fly’ lift to the airport. ... Read More

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:15

2018 turned out to be a very disruptive year for the aviation and travel industry when, for the first time, over 10 million passengers were eligible for compensation in accordance ... Read More

Kashmir travelers annoyed by traffic snarls to Srinagar Airport

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:38

Srinagar International Airport is also known as Sheikh-ul-Alam Airport and is plagued with extreme traffic congestion for travelers. Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

editor editor- December 31, 2018 20:04

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White House could easily be mistaken for participants in reality tv and ... Read More

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:03

On Jan. 7, the Japanese government will introduce an international tourist tax. The tax of ¥1,000 (About $10) will be collected from every traveler when they depart from Japan. Japanese ... Read More

JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports electrifying ground transportation fleets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 00:51

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will purchase 18 Proterra Catalyst E2 vehicles for shuttle service at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport ... Read More

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 16:58

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by the "Bankrate Best States for Drivers Study. When traveling to ... Read More

Middle East air traffic sees congestion and flight delays

editor editor- September 2, 2010 04:41

DUBAI, UAE - According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Middle Eastern airlines saw an increase in demand of passengers by 16.8 percent in July year-on-year and by 19.4 ... Read More

Southwest Airlines and the FAA revolutionize the skies

editor editor- June 20, 2008 02:17

Southwest Airlines' senior director of Flight Operations Jeff Martin spoke today about the benefits of RNP (Required Navigation Performance) and Southwest's progression on RNP implementation fleet-wide at the Eco-Aviation Conference ... Read More

Airline fees for checked bags are contributing to overhead-bin congestion

editor editor- April 21, 2008 04:02

On a recent US Airways flight, Corinne Marasco was forced to check her small wheelie bag at the gate because there was no room left in the overhead bins. Read More