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Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 22:25

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of Russia’s aviation industry, with pilots lacking qualification and outdated safety ... Read More

Good news for Pakistan Tourism comes from British Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 23:03

British Airways has great news for the Pakistan travel and tourism industry. Tourism in Pakistan is a growing industry.  In 2018, the British Backpacker Society ranked Pakistan as the world's top adventure travel ... 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

Air India axes loss-making Mumbai-New York direct flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 22:20

India's troubled national flag carrier announced its decision to discontinue their direct service between Mumbai and New York, due to 'poor demand.' According to the Air India officials, Mumbai-New York ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the travel warning for Americans wanting to visit Iraq reads: Do ... Read More

Montreal Gay Village shines as LGBTQ and contemporary art beacon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 18:15

Today, the Business Development Corporation (SDC) for the Montreal Village and the Ville-Marie borough, alongside Robert Beaudry, City Councilor for the Saint-Jacques District and member of the City of Montréal's ... 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

Second strong earthquake strikes central Philippines on Tuesday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 15:10

A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a 6.1-magnitude quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead. The US Geological ... Read More

Zero: Boeing receives no commercial orders for its troubled 737 MAX aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 19:50

Boeing did not win any commercial orders for its 737 MAX jet in March following a second deadly crash involving the plane. It is the first time in seven years ... Read More

UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 09:15

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be held in Addis Ababa from May 1-3, 2019. This conference ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, the earliest traces of human ... Read More

Russian carriers ‘suspend indefinitely’ all Boeing 737 MAX purchases

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 15:22

Contracts for the purchase of troubled Boeing 737 MAX aircraft have been suspended indefinitely by a number of Russian airlines, according to Vladimir Afonsky, a member of the Russia's State ... Read More

Tsuen Wan Line Derailed: MTR train in HongKong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 05:41

Luckily it was only a trial injuring a driver. It could have been worse with thousands of people using MTR trains in Hong Kong. Today, Monday morning commute in Hong Kong ... 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

Crashed Ethiopian Boeing 737- Max 8’s black box recovered

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 19:15

After tedious search by the rescue and investigation team for the black box of a 737- Max 8 plane that crashed near the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa minutes after take-off ... Read More

Pakistan resumes train service with neighboring India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 17:05

A Pakistani railway official has said a key train service with neighboring India has resumed. The move is seen as another sign of easing tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals ... Read More

Anguilla’s beloved Moonsplash Music Festival returns this March

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 16:02

Anguilla’s iconic Moonsplash Music Festival will once again take place under a full moon at the legendary Dune Preserve on Rendezvous Bay, from March 21 – 24, 2019. Music lovers ... Read More

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019 10:54

A majr fire at a train station killed more than 28 people and more than 50 injured in a Cairo train fire, according to a source in Egypt's Health Ministry. The state TV reported ... Read More

Tourists stranded 80 feet in the air for hours after SeaWorld Skyride malfunctions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 17:35

Sixteen tourists were trapped 80 feet in the air when a SeaWorld San Diego ride malfunctioned, leaving them suspended for nearly four hours as rescue crews scrambled to free them. ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 05:49

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public islands for tourism development in the Maldives. Abdulla Yameen Abdul ... Read More

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 02:20

Speaking at a press conference with the board of the Egyptian Tourism Federation on Monday, Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat praised the country's tourism sector as one of the fastest ... Read More

Indian authorities suspend 105 hotel licenses after deadly Delhi hotel fire

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 01:35

Six days after a deadly inferno at Hotel Arpit Palace that killed 17 people, the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) on Monday suspended licenses of 105 hotels operating in Karol Bagh ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what the joint resolution by the ... Read More

Trump Kim Summit 2019 may open North Korean tourist site after South Korean visitor was shot to death

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 20:13

The success of the Kim-Trump summit scheduled to be held later this month in Hanoi, Vietnam could open up the possibility of South Korea resuming tours to North Korea's Geumgangsan ... Read More

Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 16:28

"Emergency situation" triggered evacuation of Brisbane International Airport earlier today, after Queensland Police arrested a man who claimed to have an explosive device on him. The man was threatening people ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 15:25

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of social dialogue. As negotiations on Collective Labor Agreements (CLAs) continue ... Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 09:02

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport’s Southern Runway in April and May 2019, and to ... Read More

3 killed, 600 injured in horrific Pretoria train collision

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 15:20

At least three people have been confirmed dead and over 600 were injured in a horrifying Tuesday collision involving two passenger trains in Pretoria, South Africa. About 800 people were ... Read More

One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern coast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 15:25

One person was killed as the first tropical storm to hit Thailand in three decades pounded its southern coast on Friday, flooding the roads, blowing tiles off roofs and uprooting ... Read More

Hannover Airport on lockdown, flights suspended after car-ramming attack

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 19:47

Germany's Hannover Airport has been shut down by German police, who were sweeping security areas after a man rammed through a gate in a vehicle and drove on the tarmac, ... Read More

India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated

editor editor- December 26, 2018 22:47

According to the railway authorities, the DMU service between Jammu and Udhampur, train number 7406/74907, shall remain suspended until March 5, 2019. Read More

Air traffic at Catania airport suspended after Mount Etna volcano eruption

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 16:45

Sicily's Mount Etna volcano erupted on Monday, the National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV) said in a statement. The eruption that began at noon was preceded by 130 earthquake ... Read More

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 18, 2018 01:59

Fastjet airline officials said late last week that its flights would be canceled through the end of January. Read More

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

editor editor- December 5, 2018 01:05

Just as the furore about the trophy hunting of the pride male named Skye began abating, another incident has highlighted the ethics of hunting in the Associated Private Nature Reserves ... Read More

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