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Kingfisher management to meet with engineers and pilots

MUMBAI, India - Grounded and tethering on verge of bankruptcy Vijay Mallya promoted Kingfisher Airlines has called for a meeting with its engineers and pilots from across its operating bases for what

Caribbean Airlines may launch Grenada-London service

Grenada’s Airlift Committee is in talks with Caribbean Airlines on potentially servicing the Grenada-London route, according to Tourism Minister Senator George Vincent.

Inter-Korean tourism talks urged

A presidential advisory group Tuesday recommended President Lee Myung-bak hold inter-Korean talks to restart the Mt. Kumgang tourism project.

Taiwan and China to discuss expansion of tourism program

Taiwan and China will discuss the expansion of a program that allows Chinese citizens to visit Taiwan independently, China’s Taiwan Affairs Office said yesterday.

Inter-Korean tourism talks rejected by Pyeongyang

North Korea has, in effect, rejected working level talks with South Korea on the inter-Korean tourism program at Mt. Geumgang.

Australia’s airline safety regulator grounds Tiger Airways

Tiger Airways international chief executive Tony Davis was expected to fly in for crisis talks with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority this morning over the regulator's decision to ground the Austral

Cambodia and Thailand agree to meeting over temple site

Representatives of Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to a United Nations-sponsored meeting to discuss ways to safeguard the Preah Vihear Temple, a World Heritage List site that was damaged during bord

Individual Chinese tourists seen as huge lift for Taiwanese economy

China and Taiwan to hold another round of talks in late March on a plan to allow individual tourists from China to visit Taiwan, a move seen by many as a huge boost for Taiwan's economy.

Bligh: Queensland open for business despite disasters

Premier Anna Bligh will today convene critical talks in Sydney with national tourism leaders to assure them and their clients that Queensland is very much open for business despite dual natural disast

UN-backed talks on Cyprus reunification gain momentum

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders discussed governance and power-sharing today as they prepare to meet with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon later this month in United Nations-sponsored talks aim

EU ready to talk with US about personal data agreement

EU Justice Ministers approved today the start of talks between the European Union and the United States on a personal data protection agreement when cooperating to fight terrorism or crime.

Confrontation over time off brewing at Virgin Atlantic

The British Airline Pilots’ Association has called on Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. to hold “last ditch” talks on Aug. 24 to avoid a confrontation over time off.

Mexicana urgently seeks buyer, in talks with 3 investors

Mexicana de Aviacion, the debt-laden Mexican airline teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, is in talks with three investor groups as it urgently seeks a buyer, a union official said on Monday.

Aviation news: New round of talks in British Airways-Unite dispute

Fresh talks to try to avert further strikes by British Airways cabin crews will be held on Monday, despite few signs of a potential breakthrough.

New union leaders toning down rhetoric against American Airlines

FORT WORTH, Texas — New leaders of the pilots' union at American Airlines are toning down the rhetoric against the company, believing that will help them win a new labor contract.

Pilot contract talks stall between United and Continental

CHICAGO and HOUSTON - The pilots of United and Continental, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), say they have run into a roadblock while negotiating a transition agre

Report: United starts merger talks with Continental Airlines

Houston-based Continental Airlines has reportedly started merger talks with United Airlines.

Feds to unions, American Airlines: No strikes, keep talking

Federal officials have dealt labor unions at American Airlines a setback by refusing to start a 30-day countdown toward possible strikes.

Walsh to Unite: Strike flopped, give peace a chance

The chief executive of British Airways has declared the latest cabin crew strike a failure and called on the Unite union to "give peace a chance".

American Airlines union pushes for strike

DALLAS — The union representing mechanics and other ground workers at American Airlines is asking federal officials to let them take a big step closer toward a possible strike against the nation's s

British Airways requests talks deadline extension, attempts to avert strike

LONDON - Unite is considering British Airways PLC's request to extend the deadline by when talks must conclude, in the airline's last minute attempt to avert a strike, a spokeswoman for the trade

American Airlines, flight attendants unable to reach a deal

The Association of Professional Flight Attendants is a significant step closer to a strike after the union and American Airlines failed to reach an agreement by the end of a five-day bargaining sessio

China Eastern in talks with all 3 global airline alliances

SHANGHAI - China Eastern Airlines Corp is in talks with Star Alliance and the other two global airline industry alliances as it moves to boost its profile, a senior company executive said on Thursday.

Koreas to hold talks next week about resuming tourism

SEOUL — North and South Korea will hold talks next week about resuming tourism projects in the communist state if Seoul's conditions for the meeting are met, officials said Wednesday.

North Korea wants to talk about resuming tourism

SEOUL — Cash-strapped North Korea Thursday proposed talks with South Korea about resuming tourism projects which had earned it tens of millions of dollars a year until relations soured.

Koreas to hold talks on Mt. Kumgang tourism

North Korea has proposed that the two Koreas hold talks on a visit to the Mount Kumgang resort by South Korean officials to probe the shooting death of a South Korean tourist there, an informed source

Antigua tourism minister to talk to Carnival after vessel pullout

St John's, Antigua - Antigua and Barbuda's Tourism Minister and other senior industry officials will meet tomorrow with the principals of Carnival Cruise Lines, following a decision by the company to

JAL confirms talks with foreign airlines, will cut 14% of work...

TOKYO - Japan Airlines Corp. confirmed tie-up talks with foreign carriers and said it would slash its work force by 14% as the struggling carrier seeks to escape its long malaise.

Air Berlin talking with Boeing about its Dreamliner order

FRANKFURT - Germany's second-largest airline, Air Berlin PLC said Thursday it is in talks with aircraft maker Boeing Co. about its order for 25 Boeing's 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

El Al in talks to buy Montenegro Airlines stake

PODGORICA - Israel's El Al is in talks to buy 30 percent of state-owned Montenegro Airlines, officials from the two airlines said on Monday.