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Air Canada unveils Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 16:39

Air Canada today unveiled another convenient way for premium customers to work or relax prior to their flight with the Maple Leaf Lounge Express, located in the Toronto Pearson International ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport opens new entry to the multilevel car parking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 16:35

Moscow Domodedovo Airport launched an additional entry to the multilevel car parking (Р2) from the flyover. Drivers can access P2 regardless of the way they have entered the landside. The ... Read More

Air Canada: Daily Montreal-Raleigh flights inaugurated

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 01:04

Air Canada today inaugurated a new, non-stop service between Montreal and Raleigh, North Carolina. This morning's departure of Air Canada flight AC8178 marks the beginning of daily flights from Montreal ... Read More

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 15:07

Star Alliance today announced the plans for THAI Smile Airways to become the next Connecting Partner in its global network. The Chief Executive Board of Star Alliance, meeting on the ... Read More

Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 00:18

Boeing and Star Alliance member Air New Zealand today announced the airline plans to add the largest 787 Dreamliner model to its world-class fleet with a commitment to buy eight ... Read More

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:45

The Star Alliance Connection Service is now available at Newark Liberty International Airport. This assists passengers with tight connections between two Star Alliance member airline flights. Dedicated Connection Service staff ... Read More

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:45

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship sails and returns to your home town, you have to ... Read More

Air Canada updates schedule due to ongoing grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 00:15

Air Canada said today that to provide customers greater certainty for their summer travel plans it has further adjusted its schedule through to August 1 and taken other measures, including ... Read More

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 23:52

"My personal hero today is Ms. Patricia Dzai. Patricia works for Swissport in Johannesburg, South Africa," said eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz. Swissport is one of the largest aviation ground-handling agencies ... Read More

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

editor editor- April 3, 2019 02:07

Starting today, South African Airways (SAA) has increased its frequency on nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s Kotoka International Airport to 5 days weekly. SAA offers the ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 07:53

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. The heartbreak for ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 20:00

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air safety agency. 157 passengers died in the Ethiopian Airlines Crash 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

President Trump loves Boeing Max 8: Vietjet means America First but Ethiopian Airline and China show leadership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:40

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

Crashed: Ethiopian Airlines ET302 Addis Ababa to Nairobi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 08:44

Star Alliance carrier Ethiopian Airlines is reporting a fatal accident and crash. The jet is a brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 - delivered to the airline just four months ... Read More

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air extend their existing codeshare agreement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:03

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air have revised the codeshare agreement signed earlier. Under the revised agreement, Turkish Airlines will codeshare on Oman Air operating flights to Salalah, while Oman Air ... Read More

Budapest Airport welcomes Shanghai Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 18:20

Budapest Airport is delighted to announce another momentous enhancement in its route network development, with the confirmation that Shanghai Airlines, in partnership with China Eastern Airlines, will launch a three ... Read More

London’s calling Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 15:25

Celebrating its first route launch of the year, Budapest Airport marked the moment it became connected to all London airports when it welcomed LOT Polish Airlines’ new link to London ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines commits to Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 17:10

Budapest Airport and LOT Polish Airlines have today announced a significant commitment to the future of the Hungarian gateway’s network development. The European flag carrier confirms it will be base ... Read More

Star Alliance partners with Skyscanner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 19:15

Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has partnered with Skyscanner, the world’s travel search engine, to allow travellers visiting the Star Alliance website to search for flights, view airfares ... Read More

Turkish Airlines introduces its new The LEGO® Movie 2 inflight safety video

editor editor- February 8, 2019 23:59

Turkish Airlines, preparing for a brand new journey set to be started with its move to its new state-of-the-art home base, Istanbul Airport, continues its partnership with The LEGO® Movie ... Read More

Routehappy launches new codeshare UPAs with 5 Star Alliance airlines

editor editor- February 4, 2019 23:28

Routehappy by ATPCO, the industry standard for airline rich content, today announced the launch of new codeshare Universal Product Attributes (UPAs) on Travix-owned websites. Codeshare UPAs are now available for ... Read More

Sleeping Suriname wakes up to new global air service

editor editor- January 17, 2019 20:26

A new route starting this summer will be the first new international service that Suriname has secured in over a decade. Read More

Air Canada’s new loyalty program launches in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 19:19

Air Canada announced today the successful closing of its purchase of Aimia Canada Inc., owner and operator of the Aeroplan loyalty business, from Aimia Inc. Air Canada also confirmed that ... Read More

Panama based Star Alliance Copa: The most punctual airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 09:42

The winner is Panama based Star Alliance carrier Copa. OAG's Punctuality League is based on 57 million flight records using full-year data to create a ranking of the best on-time performance ... Read More

South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 18:05

The flag carrier airline of South Africa, South African Airways (SAA), today announced that it will increase the frequency on direct nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s ... Read More

Aviation hub in Nairobi or Addis Ababa? Kenya Airways is taken the initiative

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 11:19

Competing with Addis Ababa, Nairobi wants to become a regional aviation hub in East Africa. This became clear when SkyTeam Member Kenya Airways is now competing with Star Alliance Member ... Read More

Air Canada unveils its newest Maple Leaf Lounge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 17:18

Air Canada today unveiled its newest Maple Leaf Lounge located in St. John's International Airport's (YYT) recently expanded departures area of the terminal building. With a panoramic view of iconic ... Read More

Emirates partners with Star Alliance Airline SAA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 08:35

Emirates, and Star Alliance Member South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with enhancements to its codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for ... Read More

The big reveal: oneworld’s newest member – Royal Air Maroc

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 7, 2018 14:57

Oneworld, an airline alliance, started February 1, 1999 and currently has 14 members, thanks to the new addition of Royal Air Maroc. Read More

Bankrupt: Lufthansa Partner PrivateAir

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 22:23

It started with a Swiss court in October to declare bankrupcy proceeding against PrivateAIr after a vendor asked the court. PrivateAir responded it was a mistake and managed to operate ... Read More

PATA UNWTO debate in Guam: Seychelles Minister VIP panel guest

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2016 02:53

During the course of his visit to the US island of Guam as a VIP invited guest at the 2016 PATA Summit being hosted on the island at the Dusit ... Read More

The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2016 12:26

Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles is heading to the US island of Guam for the 2016 PATA Annual Summit. Read More

Global experts to headline PATA Annual Summit in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 9, 2016 08:38

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit 2016 (PAS 2016) has locked in an impressive roster of dynamic international guest speakers and panelists, including the Minister of Tourism and Read More

PATA Summit in Guam features Seychelles Tourism Minister as lead speaker

editor editor- April 6, 2016 06:48

BANGKOK, Thailand – “This year marks the 65th anniversary of PATA and it is entirely appropriate that we are returning to our Pacific roots to celebrate this historic occasion,” said ... Read More

Ministerial debate with the private sector on Pacific Island Tourism in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2016 15:13

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in partnership with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will hold the PATA/UNWTO Ministerial Debate on Pacific Island Tourism in Guam, USA, on May 21, ... Read More