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WASHINGTON, D.C. - As competition expands among airlines to offer passengers the latest in-flight entertainment options, intercontinental routes have been slow to add Internet service.
German Der Tagesspiegel is sounding an alarm about the possibility of re-emerging conflict in Central Asia, this time between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
We're just three months into 2011 and it's been one blow after another for the travel industry -- not even considering blizzards and the soaring price of fuel.
“Recent news articles have favored the sensational rather than the fact in decrying the lack of benefit felt by the poor ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™,” said Cape Town Tourism CEO, Mariette
Cruising down the runway at 200 kilometres per hour in Stafford Clarry's sleek SUV, you can’t help feeling impressed with the Middle-East’s newest airport.
Strict visa requirements for visitors from certain countries are causing “huge problems” for the tourism industry, the body representing coach operators said yesterday.
BEIRUT - “The only thing I miss about the US is uninterrupted electric current,” says Ali, a 20 year old Lebanese-American English Literature student spending his summer break in Lebanon.
It wasn't John Martellaro's fault. His rental car's registration had expired, so he was pulled over twice and ticketed on his way to the Philadelphia airport.
Speaking ahead of the opening of the Paris Air Show on Monday, Scott Carson admitted he was "a little more pessimistic" than the plane maker's in-house economists, but said he sees no sign of a recove
I'm a flight attendant, but I don't work for Aloha, Frontier, or ATA. My company's balance sheet is in the black for now, but that could all change tomorrow. The history of commercial aviation is wrought with stunning take offs, and piles of burning rubbish. TWA and Pan-Am grew too big and fell out of the sky. Others barely made it off the ground before fizzling out.
After American Airlines’ third straight day of cancellations totaling nearly 2,500 flights and the grounding of 300 MD-80 jetliners for additional safety inspections, Chief Executive Gerard Arpey said during a press conference on April 10 that he took responsibility for the situation and he expressed his profound sorrow for the stress it has caused passengers.
Do you have a complaint about an airline? Are you stuck on the tarmac in your attempts to get attention?Send your complaints to Ottawa – more specifically, to the Canadian Transportation Agency, which is slow, but surprisingly successful in dealing with airline disputes.
Rome - You know you're a troubled airline when even Aeroflot refuses to buy you.Italy's national air carrier, Alitalia, spent much of 2007 searching unsuccessfully for a buyer. The airline is heavily in debt, loses about $1.6 million a day, is plagued by strikes and is saddled with an aging, fuel-guzzling fleet.
The tourism slogan sounds almost romantic: "Fall in love with New Orleans ... all over again."In September, NBC's "The Today Show" labeled the city as the second Most Beautiful Place in America. Visitor spending has surged to $5 billion annually, behind the strength of the Jazz & Heritage Festival and Mardi Gras, as well as numerous other events and conventions.