Tag: international air travel

How to survive a low cost flight in comfort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020 15:42

Low cost airlines can offer great prices on tickets thanks to what they do not offer, no free food or drinks, less cabin crew, and closer seating to squeeze in ... Read More

Surviving airport layover and making the most of it

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2020 01:38

Layovers are often thought of as an inconvenience or annoyance, but travel experts believe every step of traveling has something positive to offer. Time permitting, there are several ways a ... Read More

FlyersRights files lawsuit against US DOT for not enforcing flight delay compensation

editor editor- March 29, 2019 00:12

FlyersRights.org has filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Transportation (DOT) in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals over its refusal to enforce the Montreal Convention mandate that airlines ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019 03:05

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii (a top destination for Japanese ... Read More

A4A forecasts record summer international air travel

editor editor- May 10, 2012 07:38

WASHINGTON, DC - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade association for the leading U.S. Read More

Malaysia Airlines announces new A380

editor editor- March 10, 2012 04:13

SUBANG, Malaysia - Malaysia Airlines revealed the design and specifications of its first new flagship aircraft, the Airbus A380-800, that is on track for entry into service from 1 July ... Read More

IATA: Weak economy, weak profits

editor editor- September 29, 2011 05:22

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an upgrading of its industry profit expectations to $6.9 billion (up from $4.0 billion projected in June). IATA emphasized that, despite the improvements, ... Read More

ATA estimates modest summer growth, record international flying

editor editor- May 17, 2011 03:29

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade association for the leading U.S. Read More

Climate change fight could be funded by levy on international air travel

editor editor- June 8, 2009 05:40

Britain and other rich countries will be asked to accept a compulsory levy on international flight tickets and shipping fuel to raise billions of dollars to help the world's poorest ... Read More