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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 17:30

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third flagged by Uber for the new taxi service, while it ... Read More

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 23:15

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the National Press Club in Washington, DC from 8:30 am to 1:00 ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 22:25

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of Russia’s aviation industry, with pilots lacking qualification and outdated safety ... Read More

African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 06:16

The African Tourism Board knows the importance of connectivity for the growing travel and tourism industry to the continent.  African Tourism Board objective is to sell Africa as a shared ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 17:30

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure by fair means or foul. The Jinggang Motor Vehicle Inspection ... Read More

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:31

For decades, Chinese rail giant CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has been working on the way to go global. With CRRC products already used in over 20 countries and regions, and ... Read More

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 18:45

Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative and helping drive its adoption with operators and aircraft manufacturers. The European Business Aviation ... Read More

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 16:21

The importance of route planning to airlines as the aviation industry faces ongoing commercial challenges was top of the agenda today (Tuesday 30 April), during the opening morning of the ... Read More

Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:55

More than 300 aviation and airport professionals will be heading to the first CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa (MEIA) conference which gets underway tomorrow (Tuesday 30 April). The two-day ... Read More

Tallest modular hotel in the world will be built in New York City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 15:45

The world's tallest modular hotel – which will carry a brand of Marriott International – is on track to be stacked in late fall in New York City with prefabricated ... Read More

AIDS/HIV research supported by design community

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- April 6, 2019 20:54

Members of the Design Industries have supported AIDS research since 1984 through the Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids (DIFFA), a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization incorporated in New York State. DIFFA ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019 21:23

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior designers, retailers and wholesalers, students and journalists, artists and gallery ... Read More

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019 00:35

When Congress deregulated airline prices, routes, and schedules in 1978, Congress preserved the DOT’s responsibility to ensure that international prices and fees remained “reasonable.” This little-known provision of U.S. law ... Read More

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs

editor editor- March 21, 2019 22:12

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett yesterday revealed that his Ministry’s Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event has resulted in local Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises (SMTEs) negotiating contracts valued at ... Read More

Montego Bay Convention Center hosts 2019 Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 17:20

In its continued effort to strengthen linkages and increase business between the tourism industry and local suppliers of goods and services from other sectors, the Tourism Linkages Network is collaborating ... Read More

Bartlett unveils 2019/2020 Jamaica Tourism Suppliers Directory

editor editor- March 15, 2019 20:16

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, presented a copy of the 2019/2020 Jamaica Tourism Suppliers Directory to the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA) President, Metry Seaga. Jamaica Tourism Minister, ... Read More

First sale reinforces Gulfstream’s commitment to sustainable alternative jet fuel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 19:07

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its first sale of sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to a Gulfstream operator. The customer, a U.S.-based multinational corporation, purchased 20,000 pounds of SAJF from ... Read More

China International Boat Show grows from strength to strength

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 22:06

Now in its 24th year the largest boating and yachting event in Asia has grown to an impressive 55,000sqm in space and continues to be the most sought after event ... Read More

HondaJet most delivered aircraft in its class for second consecutive year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 23:30

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2018, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Last ... Read More

Airbus creates first electric airplane race

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:10

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E, the world’s first electric airplane race set to launch its inaugural series in 2020. Airbus is the Official Founding Partner ... Read More

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 26, 2019 20:03

The contemporary traveler sees a hotel more than just a place to sleep and take a shower. The hotel has become part of the travel experience and sometimes an important ... Read More

Gulfstream G280 jet sets city-pair record on renewable fuel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 00:25

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability by using sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to power a record-breaking flight by its super-midsize Gulfstream G280 aircraft. The Savannah-to-Van Nuys, California, ... Read More

The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 02:15

Faithful to the origins and, according to tradition from the will of St. Francis to revive in a natural setting the birth of Bethlehem with real characters: shepherds, peasants, craftsmen, ... Read More

Asia thumps New York fashion

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 22, 2018 21:04

According to the Business of Fashion Report (McKinsey & Company 2017), “The West will no longer be the global stronghold for fashion sales.” Read More

Top countries most of world’s ultra-wealthy call home

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 19:40

Aggregate global wealth grew by $14 trillion, hitting an enormous figure of $317 trillion over the 12 months through the end of October, according to latest Global Wealth Report, revealed ... Read More

Boeing and Embraer approve terms of strategic joint venture

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 23:25

Boeing is expected to further expand its business aviation segment with the strategic joint venture with Embraer - one of the major business jets and light jets manufacturers. The joint ... Read More

First plane for the new Boeing Deliver Center in China is a B737 Max

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 15, 2018 09:58

The deadly B737 MAX crash by Indonesian Lion Air still fresh, Boeing and joint venture partner Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd (COMAC) today celebrated the delivery of the first ... Read More

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2018 13:56

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the industry is proposing another delay in helicopter safety standards for ... Read More

Talking with Guam’s top underwater photographer

editor editor- August 17, 2012 08:06

Guam resident Ernie Collier is a pilot for United Airlines, with a passion for diving and underwater photography. Read More

Airlines vie for delivery slots

editor editor- April 15, 2009 02:54

Financing for new jets continues to be difficult for airlines, but a sizable number of carriers are still ready to grab any delivery slots that come open at Boeing or ... Read More