Tag: crew members

US Senator: TSA must address Known Crew Member program concerns

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 16, 2019 18:21

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Security, today sent a letter to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expressing his concern over recent changes ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 09:27

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- Iran tension. The near the Strait of Hormuz is a ... Read More

Christopher Columbus’ replica ship to sail back to America for Tall Ships Erie 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 17:55

A replica of the ship that discovered America will start its next exploration at Lake Erie. The historic NAO SANTA MARÍA will be sailing into Lake Erie for the 2019 ... Read More

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 23:10

A tourist boat with dozens of people on board has collided with another vessel and capsized on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary. There were at least 34 people on ... Read More

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 23:50

Swoop, a Canadian ultra low-cost airline owned by WestJet, today issued the following statement from President Steven Greenway regarding the application for certification by the Canadian Union of Public Employees ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its exclusive economic zone. As the ... Read More

Montréal to welcome over 113,000 cruise passengers in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:05

In 2019, 24 cruise ships representing 17 different companies will make 76 stops in the Port of Montréal. In total, they will bring more than 113,000 passengers and crew members ... Read More

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 23:45

The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board recommendation on leaving carry-on baggage behind during an emergency. "The recent ... Read More

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 04:02

The president of the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, Captain Daniel C. Wells, released the following statement regarding the Miami Air International Flight 293 incident Friday evening in Jacksonville. Teamsters ... Read More

Lufthansa brings back New York, London and Paris city guides

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:02

Lufthansa’s travel guides to select destinations around the world are available again. For New York, Paris and London, with Vienna and Rome coming this fall, the Lufthansa City Guide provides ... Read More

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 22:48

Allegiant has announced that Tracy Tulle has been appointed to the role of senior vice president, flight crew operations. Tulle, an industry veteran who has led Allegiant's in-flight services since ... Read More

American Airlines makes emergency landing with bloodied windshield

editor editor- April 1, 2019 19:43

On a morning American Airlines flight #2163 from Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, to LaGuardia airport in New York, the aircraft had to make an emergency landing after a flock ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019 22:16

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications for operational efficiency, but in situations where individuals are undertaking ... Read More

European policymakers praise Qatar Airways all-female flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:12

Qatar Airways celebrated a landmark flight on Sunday 10 March as its scheduled service from Brussels to Doha was operated by a crew made up entirely of 15 women. The ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO statement about the cause of the crash of ET302

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:55

In a press conference held at Ethiopian Airlines Headquarters this afternoon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam answered questions in regards to the crash of ET 302 today. ... Read More

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 07:54

Turkish Airlines Flight One, non-stop service from Istanbul landed at JFK Airport New York at 5.35pm Saturday night. Prior to landing the captain of this Boeing 777 with 326 passengers ... 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

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 00:58

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days. A Boeing spokesperson responded: "We are ... Read More

Cruise tourism benefits Western Cape

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 28, 2019 21:19

The MS Queen Elizabeth and the MSC Musica luxury cruise liners docked at Cape Town harbour on Friday, January 18, bringing a wave of economic opportunities to the city’s shores ... Read More

Airline says it’s body odor, passengers say it’s anti-Semitism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 16:35

A couple and their 19-month-old daughter, booted from their American Airlines, after passengers complained about their 'overpowering body odor', say they were unfairly targeted because they are Jewish. Yossi Adler, ... Read More

‘Attempted hijacking’: Aeroflot passenger demands to be flown to Afghanistan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 15:34

Russian Aeroflot Flight SU1515 was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger attempted to hijack the aircraft, demanding that the plane be diverted to Afghanistan. Aeroflot Boeing 737 ... Read More

$108.5 million awarded for Port Canaveral new cruise terminal construction

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 00:39

The Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners unanimously approved at a special meeting on Tuesday awarding Merritt Island-based Ivey’s Construction Inc. a $78.98 million contract for the Port’s Cruise Terminal ... Read More

Thrill seekers with $105K to spare invited to visit Titanic

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 17:20

An American company, which had previously planned to dive to the Titanic wreck site in May 2018, announced that it will be conducting a so-called Titanic Survey Expedition this year. ... Read More

African pirates attack ship with Russian crew, kidnap six sailors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 23:20

The pirates attacked the Panama-flagged ship MSC Mandy with a Russian crew off the coast of Benin in West Africa. According to Russia’s Maritime and River Transport agency and the ... Read More

Indian male stripper onboard Air India Express dropped all his clothes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:54

Naked and forced by flight attendants to cover himself in a blanket, Surendra was onboard Air India Express flight (IX 194) on Saturday traveling from Dubai to the Northern Indian ... Read More

6 people killed in Democratic Republic of Congo plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 15:35

A Russian-made plane with 23 people were onboard crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gomair’s An-26 plane, which had been chartered by the Independent National Electoral Commission of the ... Read More

Lufthansa: Working while others go on vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 20:10

Achim Bergmann will be celebrating Christmas with his family this year – just like any other year. His wife’s birthday is on 23 December, both kids are studying in different ... Read More

Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 22:20

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today projected that 45.7 million passengers will travel on U.S. airlines over the 18-day winter holiday travel ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Guam holds seaside memorial for the SMS Cormoran II

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 29, 2017 01:19

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) was joined by local and international dignitaries to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II. ... Read More

Guam remembers the SMS Cormoran II at Sea

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 29, 2017 00:23

Guam has celebrated the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II, a historic ship where the first shot fired by the US took place in World War ... Read More

Herbert T. Ward finds his passion aboard the Cormoran

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 3, 2017 16:39

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II. The ship has a unique story that ... Read More

Princess Cruises brings premium cruising to East Malaysia and Brunei

editor editor- December 3, 2015 22:05

SINGAPORE – Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that its Princess Cruises brand is capitalizing on the growing popularity of cruise travel in this region by bringing premium cruise experience Read More

5 killed in cruise ship safety drill gone wrong

editor editor- February 12, 2013 11:02

LA PALMA, Canary Islands - A safety drill gone wrong on a cruise ship resulted in the death of five crew members in Spain's Canary Islands, Thomson Cruises said. Read More

Virgin America and Virgin Blue crew exchange takes Off

editor editor- December 15, 2010 03:41

SAN FRANCISCO - Virgin America, the California-based airline, announces it is welcoming Virgin Blue crew members to its award-winning in-flight team. Read More