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Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 19:31

The Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport will close to airline traffic from June 10 until June 26  this year due to runway repaving.  There will be no flights scheduled during ... Read More

‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 23:35

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had to sustain over the compulsory grounding and suspended delivery of ... Read More

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

editor editor- May 20, 2019 20:49

When local transportation in US cities becomes congested, noisy, or has safety concerns, they are able to manage their roads and the vehicles using them, whether they be vehicles being ... Read More

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 23:30

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to replace its Boeing 737 MAX planes that have been grounded ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- April 2, 2019 00:28

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A major issue when dealing with children is their safety and security. ... Read More

Indonesian national airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 16:30

Indonesia’s flag carrier Garuda has announced the cancellation of its multi-billion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets after two fatal crashes involving the aircraft in less than ... Read More

Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 23:05

French air crash investigators are saying that they have found “clear similarities” between last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash and last October’s Lion Air disaster. Both 737 MAX aircraft plunged nose-first ... Read More

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:35

Tourist agencies and travel websites have started to adjust search options allowing their clientele to choose the jet type on which they fly amid safety concerns over two deadly crashes ... Read More

Canada the latest country to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:30

Canada is the latest state to join the growing list of countries that grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Canada today officially grounded all of its Boeing 737 Max 8 ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:25

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are banning it from their airspace is growing. The United Kingdom ... Read More

Aeromexico grounds its Boeing 737 MAX fleet after deadly crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 03:35

Mexico's top airline has grounded its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, following in the footsteps of China and other countries that have fully or partially suspended the planes’ flights ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, he provided additional context and ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 18:53

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website shows a red alert on the National Air Traffic Controllers ... Read More

Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 04:51

Tropical Storm Pabuk passed through the Gulf of Thailand on Friday.No casualties were reported on the popular tourist island of Koh Samui as the storm dissipated as it hit the ... Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 07:47

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety and security. Read More

Why Chinese tourists travel to Hawaii, Guam or Saipan

editor editor- July 31, 2014 16:14

United States Pacific Islands are new hot destinations for the lucrative Chinese outbound travel market. Read More

Jet2 ditches Belfast airport over runway safety concerns

editor editor- April 9, 2013 07:51

An airline has ceased operations at Belfast International Airport after citing safety concerns over a runway resurfacing project. Read More

Safety concerns bring China-Philippines tourism to grinding halt

editor editor- May 12, 2012 06:10

Chinese mainland travel agencies have stopped sending tour groups to the Philippines due to concerns for tourists' safety. Read More

Pakistan: Tourism is next to nil

editor editor- February 4, 2012 05:14

TAKHT-I-BAHI, Pakistan - Being a frontier state in the fight against terrorism, Pakistan may not rank high as a tourist destination for most people. Read More

Indian states told to make tourist destinations safe

editor editor- October 18, 2010 07:52

NEW DELHI - Concerned with safety of visitorss and growing incidents of child abuse and illegal human trafficking, India's government has asked the states to crack on possible forms of ... Read More

Airline faces 40-day suspension over safety concerns

editor editor- October 6, 2008 04:31

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) will ask the Federal Court to suspend Cairns-based airline Aero-Tropics from flying for 40 days. Read More

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