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WTO: US can slap tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods over Airbus subsidies

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019 16:10

The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally ruled today that the United States is now free to take countermeasures against the European Union and Airbus-producing countries Britain, France, Germany, and Spain. ... Read More

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:10

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in response to Washington’s withdrawal of key trade privileges for New ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 18:45

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, without ANY legal ID papers, for months, according to a ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 16:26

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have seen Washington using its powers to “harass” Chinese travelers. The ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 23:45

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American university, advising them to prepare for additional challenges in applying ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from $35.5 billion forecasts in December ... Read More

Trump slaps extra tariffs on EVERYTHING coming from Mexico over immigration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 00:16

US President Donald Trump announced that he would implement a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, until illegal immigration problem is resolved. A five percent tariff on ALL ... Read More

IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:05

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), fell 4.7% in April 2019, compared to the ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 07:07

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.3% compared to April 2018. April ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 17:30

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure by fair means or foul. The Jinggang Motor Vehicle Inspection ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:37

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism Board today. PMAESA is a non-profit intergovernmental body based in ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:47

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, for its first revenue flights from Almaty International Airport. The airline ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 18:15

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all Ugandan crew - Capt. Clive Okoth, Capt. Stephen Ariong, Capt ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 01:37

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) outlined the account of the new company, AZ, and declared, ... Read More

Warning: Lufthansa is suing passengers trying to collect more for already completed flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2019 05:36

Airlines are upset about playing games with their customers, specially when they're not always succeeding sucking more money from a passenger. Lufthansa German Airline is no exception. How much sense ... Read More

IATA: Healthy but moderating airline passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 15:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced healthy but moderating global passenger traffic results for November 2018. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.2% compared to November 2017, a slight ... Read More

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 16:15

Newly released IATA data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), was flat (0%) in November 2018, compared to the same period the ... Read More

Goa: Where are the tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 02:10

The beaches along Calangute in Goa, India saw hordes of low budget tourists this Holiday season. They created noise and garbage, empty beer bottles., but they didn't spend money. Read More

EasyJet flies into Gdansk, Poland

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 17:10

British low-cost carrier easyJet announced its Gdansk entrance with a new route to Berlin-Tegel. The sale of tickets has already begun, adding Gdańsk as the 160th airport to the easyJet ... Read More

India hotel chain: Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations claims invalid

editor editor- December 14, 2018 13:28

India’s hotel chain OYO believes claims made by the Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) are invalid. Read More

Court rebukes US Department of Commerce on anti-China tariffs

editor editor- December 21, 2011 05:02

Bills to punish China for not revaluing the yuan get lots of press attention, but the real protectionist damage to US-China trade in recent years has come from old-fashioned antidumping ... Read More

Survey: Travel costs expected to increase in 2011

editor editor- February 28, 2011 01:32

MUMBAI, India - Domestic airline fares are expected to go up by 12-14%, while hotel tariffs would go up in the range of 5-6% in 2011, according to a survey. Read More

South Africa could lose R3.6bn in tourism revenue

editor editor- December 22, 2009 06:00

Foreign airlines may have to reduce their flights to South Africa because of the mounting cost of building the new international airport in Durban and massive airport tariff hikes by ... Read More