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San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:20

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which was designed and constructed to support current and near-term passenger ... Read More

Benchmark names new Global Account Manager-Southwest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 17:55

Benchmark has named Linda Maurer Global Account Manager-Southwest, a newly created position designed to develop and grow Benchmark’s group sales success in the regional southwest. Eric Gavin, chief sales officer, ... Read More

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:02

The new Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flights of passenger planes in May 2019. The airport's construction is expected to be completed  on June 30 and flight ... Read More

New dual-branded hotel opens in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 20:02

The groundbreaking opening of the Courtyard by Marriott & Element by Westin in Midtown Atlanta is announced. Expected to open in 2021, the dual-branded hotel with a combined 282 guestrooms ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:31

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making major contributions to the American economy and to its political, ... Read More

Southwest Airlines flies nonstop to Nashville and Raleigh/Durham from San Jose International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 23:32

Summer travelers have more reasons to choose Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) with Southwest Airlines' launch yesterday of nonstop flights to both Nashville and Raleigh/Durham. Daily, year-round, service to ... Read More

United, Southwest and Delta: New nonstop flights to Southern California

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 19:40

The expansion of air service at Ontario International Airport (ONT), in Southern California, continues today with the United Airlines nonstop flights serving Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). ONT now reaches ... Read More

JetSuiteX launches new flights from Phoenix to Burbank, Las Vegas, and Oakland

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 18:16

JetSuiteX, the acclaimed air carrier that offers daily flights from private terminals for the cost of a commercial ticket, has announced that it will soon launch service from Phoenix to ... Read More

Ontario International Airport: Passenger volume up almost 7% in April

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 20:35

Passenger volume at Ontario International Airport (ONT) climbed nearly 7% in April, continuing a trend of steady growth for the nation's fastest growing airport. According to data compiled by the ... Read More

United Airlines CEO: We rebook Boeing 737 MAX passengers complimentary

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 08:22

United Airlines operates 14 Boeing MAX jets and has dozens more on order. United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday during an interview with a Canadian Newspaper, his ... Read More

Newest Delta Sky Club evokes eclectic Austin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:15

Just in time for summer travel, the newest Delta Sky Club and first at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will open for business on May 21. "Building on our unmatched operational excellence, ... Read More

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:22

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) together with a host of leading German tourism trade partners, has wrapped up another highly successful participation in this year’s Arabian Travel Market, the ... Read More

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 20:20

Airbus has launched two new hiring programs designed to employ applicants with little-to-no aviation or aerospace experience. The two programs, FlightPath9 and Fast Track, are intended to train participants for ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 19:25

Honolulu visitors and residents in search of a little family-friendly fun this summer in Waikiki will be pleased to know that Sunset on the Beach is returning to Oahu’s famed ... Read More

Warren Buffett: ‘I will never hesitate to fly on a 737 MAX’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 18:30

The third-richest man in the world, Warren Buffett, believes aircraft have never been safer and would still travel on the troubled Boeing 737 MAX, which was involved in two crashes ... Read More

Passenger and cargo numbers continue to rise at Ontario International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 18:55

The number of airline passengers who traveled through Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) increased by more than 5% last month compared to March last year, the Ontario International Airport ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 15:30

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, people are looking to make the shift from "tourist" to ... Read More

Ninja Museum to open in Odawara Castle Park

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 16:20

A new attraction complex “Odawara Castle NINJA Museum” in Odawara Castle Park will be open on April 20th, 2019. This complex will utilize a refurbished exhibition area of the former ... Read More

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:23

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has announced that it will be showcasing a range of key destinations at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, which takes place at the Dubai ... Read More

Southwest Airlines: Nonstop from Silicon Valley to Long Beach

editor editor- April 9, 2019 02:25

Today, Southwest Airlines launched nonstop service to Long Beach Airport from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). The flights are scheduled throughout the day to allow travelers more choices in departure and ... Read More

New Ethiopian crash report: What happened in the final moments?

editor editor- April 3, 2019 18:33

The newest report that broke overnight about the Ethiopian airline crash states that the pilots initially followed Boeing's emergency procedure before the fatal crash. The report suggests that the pilots ... Read More

6.5 earthquake shakes Rat Islands in the Aleutians, Alaska

editor editor- April 2, 2019 22:24

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Rats Islands located in the Aleutians Islands in Alaska today, April 2, 2019, at 21:35:32 UTC at a depth of 19 kilometers. The quake ... Read More

Huge flight outage grounds airlines: Passengers stranded

editor editor- April 1, 2019 18:19

A major computer outage is affecting flights all over the United States this morning causing delays across the nation, especially the West Coast. What caused the outage was an IT ... Read More

Boeing set to brief experts on 737 Max software update

editor editor- March 27, 2019 17:59

Boeing is set to brief hundreds of experts this morning on the 737 Max software update. But yet another problem may be plaguing this aircraft after a Southwest Airlines 737 ... Read More

Which is the top US airline in North America? Depends on how you look at it

editor editor- March 27, 2019 02:26

In a recent new study, a detailed analysis of the US airline market-share domination in North America, ranks and lists results by factors such as passenger numbers and miles flown. This particular study ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max forced to make emergency landing

editor editor- March 26, 2019 22:02

The Federal Aviation Administration reported that a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet was forced to make an emergency landing today, Tuesday, March 26, 2018, in Orlando, Florida, after experiencing ... Read More

International travel drives February growth at Ontario International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:03

More than 363,000 airline passengers moved through Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) in February, an increase of 2.7%, or roughly 10,000 travelers, over the same month last year. The ... Read More

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 15:57

Benchmark has added the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville to the company’s Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand portfolio. The recently renovated, 248-guest room property is located on ... Read More

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:45

On Wednesday, March 13, members of the Brand USA board of directors convened for a quarterly meeting in Washington, DC where they welcomed newly appointed and reappointed members and approved ... Read More

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 16, 2019 18:43

APVSA Introduces Wine-Entrepreneurs to Global Markets The Association for the Promotion of Wines and Spirits in North America (APVSA), headquartered in Montreal, Canada, provides assistance to European wine and spirits ... Read More

Southwest Airlines announces new nonstop flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 16:10

Southwest Airlines Co. today announced several new nonstop flights linking cities across the United States as it extends its bookable flight schedule through November 2, 2019. New Daily Nonstop Routes ... Read More

Presidential Emergency Order: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 grounded in the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 18:33

US President Donald Trump issued an emergency order to ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and also Boeing 737 Max 9. Flights on route to a destination are allowed to finish their ... 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

Boeing Max 8 banned in Europe but still safe in USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 17:36

America First over safety first may be the mode of operation at Boeing and the United States government. Today, one of the closest allies of the US, the United Kingdom ... Read More

Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 22:30

The latest crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines has sent shares of the world’s largest aerospace group plummeting 12 percent after the opening bell on ... Read More

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:54

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding big times. So far the ... Read More