Tag: gateways

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 14:56

The world’s largest carrier, American Airlines, has expanded its network footprint in the Dominican Republic, launching two new weekly connections to Santo Domingo from its hubs at Dallas/Fort Worth and ... Read More

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 18:25

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been forced to take on some extra work to pay the bills: playing host to private tourists aboard the International Space Station. ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:45

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate service tomorrow from Chicago O’Hare, and later this month from ... Read More

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 14:50

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the United States, announced today that they have established a new interline ... Read More

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

editor editor- May 29, 2019 19:05

BEYOND EXTRAORDINARY TROUPE *Grand Parade of Troupes Takes Place Friday, August 9*  Anguilla enjoyed an impressive 2019 winter season with record breaking numbers of tourist arrivals, and to sustain the ... Read More

American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 23:35

Continuing to expand upon a successful airline-destination partnership, American Airlines will fly a second weekly nonstop flight from New York’s John F. K International Airport (JFK) to St. Kitts on ... Read More

Visitors showed Anguilla the love this winter

editor editor- May 23, 2019 20:51

*Island Enjoys Record-Breaking Winter Season* Anguilla welcomed guests from around the world this winter, resulting in the island’s best winter season in over 27 years. Guests flocked to Anguilla in ... Read More

Anguilla celebrates June as Spa & Wellness Month with Move Ya Body campaign

editor editor- May 23, 2019 20:41

The Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) has announced that the entire month of June will be designated as Spa & Wellness Month, where residents and visitors alike will be invited and ... Read More

Emirates announces codeshare partnership with LATAM Airlines Brazil on 17 Brazilian routes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019 08:24

Emirates has announced a new codeshare partnership agreement with LATAM Airlines Brazil covering domestic services in Brazil, providing greater choice and connectivity to its customers. Emirates passengers travelling to and ... Read More

JetBlue announces year-round service between Newark and Barbados

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 17:55

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and JetBlue announced the expansion of JetBlue’s seasonal weekly service on Saturdays to year-round service between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Grantley Adams International ... 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

Korean Air and the Hanjin Group Chairman and founder of Skyteam died in Los Angeles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 06:16

Yang Ho Cho, 70, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air and the Hanjin Group, died peacefully April 7 in a Los Angeles hospital after a brief illness.  He was considered ... Read More

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

editor editor- April 3, 2019 19:49

The Anguilla Tourist Board is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of international artists scheduled to appear at the 8th annual Anguilla Lit Fest, taking place May 16 to 19 ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 19:01

Demand for St. Kitts & Nevis as a premier destination for travelers continues to rise, with air arrivals for the first two months of this year posting a year-to-date increase ... Read More

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 15:57

Benchmark has added the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville to the company’s Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand portfolio. The recently renovated, 248-guest room property is located on ... 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

IATO: India needs to take ‘several steps’ if it wants 20 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:05

India needs to take several steps if it wants to achieve the ambitious target of getting 20 million tourists by 2020. This sound advise and other suggestions have been given ... Read More

Fraport launches operations at Nashville International Airport in the USA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 16:09

Beginning February 1, Fraport is taking over the overall management of concession areas for shops, restaurants and other services at Nashville International Airport (BNA). With almost 16 million passengers in ... Read More

Anguilla named 2018 Luxury Destination of the Year

editor editor- January 30, 2019 20:30

Anguilla is on a  winning streak, receiving accolades from travel professionals and ardent consumer fans alike. The latest is the 2018 Luxury Destination of the Year Award, presented by Classic ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines to restructure its entire US route network

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 16:22

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it will re-structure its U.S. network, opening new destination, adding frequencies and shifting gateways as of the summer of 2019. The new U.S. network is aimed ... Read More

New passenger record achieved at FRA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2019 08:13

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than 69.5 million passengers in 2018, thus posting a new record high in the airport's history. Compared to 2017, traffic at Germany's largest airport grew ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Uzbekistan is looking at KLM to attract European Tourists

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:32

According to the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Benelux countries, Dilyor Khakimov, the National airline of the Netherlands, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is planning to establish codeshare cooperation in Uzbekistan. Read More

First in travel industry to receive IATA Financial Gateway Solution Provider Certification

editor editor- December 20, 2018 22:35

IFG is an omni-channel payment aggregation platform that allows airlines to manage and optimize their different sales payment processes through a single global connection. Read More

Qatar Airways applauds the draw for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 06:05

Qatar Airways was pleased to be a part of the exciting draw for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which took place on Saturday 8 December at La Seine Musicale, ... Read More

A great day for Malaysia and Hawaii tourism: $189 close on Air Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2017 08:59

It was a great day for Malaysia and Hawaiian Tourism today. $189 Honolulu - Kuala Lumpur. It's not a travel industry rate, it's not a hoax, it's the cost of ... Read More

Overhaul of domestic and international gateways at JFK Airport

editor editor- May 27, 2008 08:47

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey along with Delta Air Lines have announced plans for the massive reconstruction of two terminals at John F. Kennedy International Airport. ... Read More