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Fewer tourists than expected may come to Delhi

New Delhi - Until two months ago, India's tourism ministry was confident that 100,000 foreign tourists would visit the national capital during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games.

IATA: With fewer planes flying airline demand is up

Global airline traffic in February jumped 9.5pc from a year earlier as carriers filled planes by keeping long-haul aircraft on the ground more, the International Air Transport Association said.

Fewer visitors will travel to South Africa than expected

World Cup: Hopes that South Africa’s hospitality industry will have a bumper off-season this year due to the World Cup were dealt a blow last week after it was revealed foreign football fans are unl

Fewer tourists expected by Swiss ski industry

GRINDELWALD, Switzerland - Rob van der Erve, who has visited the slopes overshadowed by the vertiginous Eiger north face for 30 years, surveyed the usually busy runs and smiled at the sparse number of

With fewer seats available holiday fares rise

Some airline travelers are in for a rude awakening this holiday season. Last year, it was easy to find a deal on cheap tickets.

With fewer flights, airlines’ customer service improves

A funny thing has happened during the airline industry's economic slump.The airlines have actually improved customer service.

Airlines’ on-time arrivals improve with fewer flights

U.S. airlines recorded their best July for on-time arrivals in six years, a happy byproduct of an unhappy airline industry that has eliminated thousands of flights.

Number of scheduled airline seats to Hawaii declines

Scheduled airline seats to Hawaii this fall are 2.1 percent lower than in the same September-November period last year.

US tourists likely to stay home due to passport rule

Tourist-related businesses expect a quieter summer, especially along the Canada-U.S. border with the new passport rule.

Americans projected to take fewer and shorter trips this summer

With the summer vacation season officially beginning this weekend, the recession-racked travel industry is aiming to lure economically insecure Americans with all kinds of enticing offers, from reduce

Airlines filling fewer executive class seats: IATA

GENEVA - Airlines worldwide filled 21 percent fewer executive class seats in February than the same month a year ago as fewer people took long-haul business trips, industry group IATA said on Thursday

AAA says fewer will travel on July 4

TAMPA - Travel for the Independence Day weekend is expected to decrease nationwide, by 1.3 percent compared with last year, resulting in 40.4 million Americans traveling a distance of at least 50 mile

Small cities should prepare for fewer flights

PRESCOTT, Ariz. - The rejection from Air Midwest came swiftly on a one-page fax. The carrier couldn't afford to fly to the mountain community of Prescott anymore, officials said. The city would simply have to find a new tenant for its tiny airport."Everything was going fine — then, bam — the airline is gone," Mayor Jack Wilson said with a sigh. "That's just not how you do business."

Fewer passengers will fly, but planes will still be crowded

NEW YORK - Fewer people will fly this summer, according the Air Transport Association, and those who do should expect higher fares and crowded flights."I think that a rise in fares is inevitable," said James May, president of the industry group ATA, speaking at a press conference in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.

Fewer Hawaii airline seats set for spring

The number of seats on flights to Hawaii is declining compared to a year ago.The Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism said Monday that airline capacity will drop 0.9 percent to 2,513,256 seats in the current three-month period, February through April, compared to the same period a year ago.