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Boeing and IFTC partner to enhance flight training capability in Europe

ANTALYA, Turkey - Boeing announces the addition of a new "green" flight training center to the Boeing Flight Services training network.

Alaska Air new checked baggage fees take effect

Alaska Airlines as of Wednesday has changed its fees for checked baggage.

New Australian tourism ad – it may be simplistic, but it...

There's nothing like the launch of a new tourism advertising campaign to draw out the critics.

UAE may launch new low-cost airline in Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates is looking into licensing a third low-cost airline in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, al-Khaleej newspaper reported today citing the head of the General Civil Aviation Authority Sai

Most exciting new hotels in North America

From pioneering architecture to authentic regional experiences, these new hotels are reshaping their destinations. Read on for this year’s most exciting North American openings.Amangiri

New coalition government and UK airline industry – will they get...

LONDON - Policies unveiled by the new ruling coalition government in the U.K.

New cloud as volcano eruption in Iceland strengthens

Just hours after European Union transportation ministers agreed on a plan to ease restrictions on airliner traffic, the British National Air Traffic Service reported that the eruption of the volcano i

Lufthansa pilot union threatens new strike on April 13

Pilots at Europe's biggest airline, Lufthansa, will stage a new four-day strike from 13 April, following the breakdown of talks with management.

Southwest Airlines launches new Grab Your Bag: It’s On! ads

DALLAS - Southwest Airlines debuted a new set of FUN Employee-focused ads today.

MSC Cruises to order new ship

MSC Cruises USA has signed a letter of intent for a new 140,000-ton, 3,502-passenger ship, the MSC Favolosa, to be built at STX Europe's yard in St. Nazaire.

Rob McKinney named new president of SeaPort Airlines

PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland-based SeaPort Airlines has named its chief operating officer, Rob McKinney, as its new president.

Eleven new cruise ships will set sail in 2010

Eleven new cruise ships - with 27,263 new berths - will hit the high seas this year.

As bankruptcy looms, Kazuo Inamori takes over as JAL’s new CEO

TOKYO - Kazuo Inamori, the founder of electronics maker Kyocera Corp, agreed on Wednesday to become the new chief executive of Japan Airlines, as the carrier's shares plunged ahead of its expected ban

New cruise alliance to be based in Bangkok

Seventeen tour operators have formed a new alliance called the Asia Cruise Services Network, aimed at enhancing operations amid an expanding cruise industry.

Carnival Corporation confirms order for a new 4,000 passenger ship

It seems that unlike the rest of the travel industry, the cruise industry has not been hit as hard by the recession.

Hurting Vegas gets 5,900 more hotel rooms

LAS VEGAS — Sin City is pinning its biggest bet ever — $8.5 billion — on a 67-acre, six-tower complex of striking hotels, gourmet restaurants, swank shops and a single casino that starts opening

South African Tourism names new chief executive

South African Tourism (SAT) has appointed Thandiwe Sylvia January-Mclean as its new chief executive officer.

Porter Airlines lands at Boston Logan International

Porter Airlines debuts its third U.S. destination with three daily roundtrip flights between Boston Logan International Airport and Toronto City Centre Airport (TCCA).

Benchmark Hospitality International to manage Maui Prince Hotel

Benchmark Hospitality International — which manages the Turtle Bay Resort — yesterday was chosen to take over management of the Maui Prince Hotel and golf course next week.

American Airlines to replace Sabre with new IT system

AMR Corp., the parent of American Airlines, said Wednesday that it plans to scrap its computer system for a next-generation version centered around passenger data and built by Hewlett Packard Co.

John Tague named new president of United Airlines

UAL Corporation, the holding company whose primary subsidiary is United Airlines, announced today that John Tague has been named president of United Airlines.

Cruise line industry endorses tougher safety rules

The cruise ship industry has agreed to new safety rules making it easier to find out who's knocking at a cabin door.

AirTran Airways ramps up flight schedule again in the US

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., announced today the launch of several new flights in the US.

Florida: New ships to sail this fall

Each fall, some of the world's newest cruise ships steer a course to Florida ports to feature a selection of Caribbean cruises.

“Grab your bag. It’s on”

DALLAS - Southwest Airlines launched a new advertising campaign today encouraging Customers to continue traveling despite the current economy.

Many hurry to get travel documents

Filling out an application at the post office on Midway Drive in San Diego last week, Fernando De Santiago was among the last-minute customers who have been lining up there to obtain a passport or pas

Dubai launches budget airline

DUBAI — The Gulf emirate of Dubai announced on Monday the launch of its first budget airline called flydubai, which will be taking to the skies in two months despite the global financial crisis.

Turkey premiers “Unlimited Turkey” tourism ad campaign

The “Unlimited Turkey” campaign begins today targeting experienced travelers in North America seeking endless possibilities in a destination.

California pushes for more German tourists

The California Travel and Tourism Commission unveiled a new German Web site to attract more German-speaking travelers to the Golden State.