Tag: controls

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:20

The terrifying moment when a two-seat light aircraft crashed into a river after a stunt-gone-wrong at an airshow in the city of Płock in Poland was caught on camera. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlYABq7vm3s ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry leaders within hours of the devastating terror attack on the ... Read More

Smart City Policy Group hosts first short-term rental regulations summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 02:15

Smart City Policy Group will host a first-of-its-kind short-term rental regulations conference - Smart City Policy Summit - on August 16, in Austin, Texas. The summit will feature attendees from ... Read More

FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 15:35

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Air Traffic Control Tower and Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) at Piedmont Triad ... Read More

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

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:20

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. law such payoffs are not considered bribes, but legal contributions., ... Read More

Disneyland unveils Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 20:05

A ceremony was held in Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California to unveil Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the largest and most technologically advanced single-themed land expansion ever in a Disney park. ... 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

Marriott International unveils first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 01:02

Marriott International today announced its first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign, "Room for Possibility," spotlighting the portfolio's brands that enable business travelers the freedom to maintain their lifestyles, uninterrupted on ... Read More

ACJ319 is shown at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 01:00

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is showing an ACJ319 at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, giving potential customers the opportunity to see for themselves how they can ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 03:02

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy an air demand that by 2035 will touch - according ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019 20:04

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane looking a total wreck because of the anxiety of getting ... Read More

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019 08:14

Fiji Airways has adopted the A350 XWB as part of its expansion plans to broaden its international network. Two A350-900s will be leased from Dubai based DAE Capital, making Fiji ... Read More

The complex definition of the new Alitalia airline drags on

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 26, 2019 03:52

With the definitive go-ahead for the growth decree, the Italy Council of Ministers added a further element to the complex definition of the new Alitalia airline. The approved text, in ... Read More

Airbus: ACJ319neo makes successful first flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:08

The ACJ319neo successfully completed a first flight lasting one hour and 55 min on 24th April 2019, beginning a short flight-test programme to verify its corporate jet features – such ... Read More

New Ethiopian crash report: What happened in the final moments?

editor editor- April 3, 2019 18:33

The newest report that broke overnight about the Ethiopian airline crash states that the pilots initially followed Boeing's emergency procedure before the fatal crash. The report suggests that the pilots ... Read More

Death for gay guests at Beverly Hills Hotel or Hotel Bel‑Air? Dorchester Collection issues a statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 00:34

The Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air are part of the Dorchester Collection group and upscale 5-star accommodation in Beverly Hills 2 miles from West Hollywood, known to be the Gayest ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:47

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending the First UNWTO/ ICAO Ministerial Conference Tourism and Air Transport. ... Read More

Comlux takes delivery of its first Airbus ACJ320neo jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 15:49

Comlux has taken delivery of the first of three ACJ320neo aircraft, which will now enter VIP cabin-outfitting by Comlux Completion in Indianapolis. It is the largest customer for the ACJ320neo ... Read More

Pilots frantic search for fix while Boeing Max8 went down

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 07:30

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air most likely have the same deadly scenario accordsidng to a report Reuters today reported about the 31-year-old Lions' Air captain was at the controls of ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:10

In anticipation of high guest interest, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products announced today it will open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ahead of schedule at Disneyland Park in California on May ... Read More

Airline passengers pleased about automated passport control

editor editor- February 27, 2019 00:04

Airline passengers are using automated technology for passport checks at double the rate recorded in 2017 and are more satisfied when doing so. In 2018, 44 percent of passengers sailed ... Read More

China Airlines 747 passenger jet pilot falls asleep mid-flight at 35,000 feet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 15:35

China Airlines senior pilot has been filmed by his colleague asleep at the controls of a 747 passenger jet in slightly terrifying recently released footage. Those with a fear of ... Read More

Royal Caribbean orders another Oasis-Class cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 23:20

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., a global cruise vacation company that controls and operates four global brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises and Silversea Cruises, today announced that ... Read More

All about Whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019 20:04

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass you should speak with Lew Bryson, one of the world’s ... Read More

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 00:12

Southwest Airlines Co. announces several Leadership changes. Vice President Customer Support & Services Chris Wahlenmaier has announced his plans to retire. Wahlenmaier joined Southwest in 1989 and has served in ... Read More

What is challenging the hotel industry this year?

editor editor- January 26, 2019 02:22

The increase in mobile traffic and the importance of metasearch engines, the emergence of voice searches and the need to respond to an always-connected user are the main hotel industry ... 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

Confronting world tourism’s changing economic times

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- January 3, 2019 01:03

There is little doubt that the tourism industry is facing some interesting and challenging times. 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

India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long

editor editor- December 27, 2018 21:06

Advocate pushes for Mumbai government to allow non-residential zones in urban areas to remain open all night for legal entertainment Read More

Tumon Lighting Project making tourism brighter on Guam

editor editor- December 15, 2011 04:19

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Power Authority announced the completion of its Tumon Lighting Project on December 7, 2011. The agency installed energy-efficient lighting for the island’s tourism capital. Read More

Air Seychelles to comply with European emission controls

editor editor- August 11, 2010 01:30

(eTN) - The European Union (EU) emission trading scheme has been a challenge to airlines flying into European airspace, and foreign carriers have progressively started to comply with monitoring and ... Read More

Airline pilot dies at controls

editor editor- February 27, 2008 04:56

The pilot of a commercial airliner carrying 150 passengers collapsed and died from a heart attack at the controls while 32,000ft above sea level. According to media reports in the ... Read More