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Air traffic controllers wanted: FAA hiring nationwide

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 17:15

A window of opportunity is available to U.S. citizens interested in becoming air traffic controllers. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is accepting applications nationwide from June 14-17. The job announcement ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 11:20

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda is standing as a positive example containing the spread of ... Read More

Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 10:29

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace giant has drawn on nature to develop its ‘semi-aeroelastic hinge’ ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:56

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel room. According to police, the bodies of Edward Nathael Holmes ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- May 31, 2019 19:40

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel room. According to police, the bodies of Edward Nathael Holmes ... Read More

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:10

Dennis Muilenburg, the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, said his company failed to properly implement a safety alert feature on its 737 MAX aircraft, grounded ... Read More

Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 23:55

Russia’s CosmoCourse private space tourism company will send from one to six dummies for the first autonomous flight of a returnable capsule and equip it with sensors, CosmoCourse CEO said ... Read More

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 02:17

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year. The Hawaii Tourism Authority remains silent on the fact that 75% of slugs on the Island of Hawaii test positive for Rat Lung ... Read More

DNA test shows 30% of migrants detained at US border not related to ‘their’ children

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 18:10

DNA tests of migrant children arrested at the US-Mexico border with their families have revealed the minors were not related to the adults accompanying them. In a pilot program conducted ... Read More

Marriott issues statement on health of President and CEO Arne Sorenson

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 19:52

Marriott International, Inc. today announced that President and CEO Arne Sorenson was diagnosed on Wednesday with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. Sorenson, 60, received the diagnosis from a medical team at ... Read More

Russia to replace its new passenger jet’s US engines with the Russian-made ones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 18:50

Russia’s first post-Soviet large domestic airliner, MC-21-300, has received two of the first 16 domestically-made engines to eventually replace American Pratt & Whitney engines that it currently uses. The Irkut ... Read More

American Airlines to keep its Boeing 737 MAX jets grounded until August

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2019 15:50

American Airlines has chosen to keep its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX grounded until at least August 19, even if it means canceling 115 flights a day in summer season, ... Read More

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 09:00

From visiting friends and family to getting goods to market, Canadians, tourists, and businesses rely on a safe, secure aviation system. While safety is everyone's top priority in air travel, ... Read More

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

editor editor- March 27, 2019 23:33

At the new Qatar Visa Center in New Delhi, India, work visa applicants for the State of Qatar will be able to sign on work contracts digitally, enroll their biometrics, ... Read More

Russia to debut MC-21 narrow-body passenger aircraft at MAKS 2019 Air Show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:17

New Russian-made narrow-body jet, Irkut MC-21-300, with a passenger interior will make its public debut at this year’s Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS 2019), which runs from August ... Read More

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

editor editor- March 11, 2019 21:32

With 22,000 programs and over 1,100 education institutes, Australia is well equipped to offer a variety of study options to both local and international students. For several consecutive years, Australia's ... Read More

Rolls-Royce drops from engine competition for Boeing’s New Midsize Airplane platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 20:03

Rolls-Royce has decided to withdraw from the current competition to power Boeing’s proposed middle of the market – or New Midsize Airplane (NMA) – platform. While we believe the platform ... Read More

Airbus to open Flight Academy, extend training services to pilot cadets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 22:30

In order to meet the high market demand for cadet pilot training in Europe – 94,000 new pilots over the next 20 years – Airbus has decided to open its ... Read More

Top 6 Study Tips for Microsoft MCSA 70-767 Implementing a Data Warehouse using SQL Certification Exam

editor editor- February 13, 2019 18:10

Alright, so you are ready to get serious with your study for the Microsoft MCSA 70-767 Implementing a Data Warehouse using SQL certification exam and you are looking for the ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Measuring the value of events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:45

Answering the question ‘What value does an event have?’ can be challenging – how do you measure something where the concept of success is difficult to pin down, and there ... Read More

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 22:30

Boeing yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company's urban air mobility efforts, utilized ... Read More

Back to school: Learning how to look good

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 19, 2019 21:04

Those that ponder the importance of “beauty” should recognize that the industry is valued at billions of dollars and is supported by men and women. Read More

Grayling: Preventing ‘drone disruption’ at UK airports impossible

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 18:15

According to UK Secretary of State for Transport, the chaos, recently experienced by passengers at Gatwick and Heathrow, may be repeated. Chris Grayling said that there is no “off the ... Read More

Cannabis, cocaine, meth: Ibiza tourist tests positive for every drug possible

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 17:20

One drug-loving tourist diver turned out to be too much even for the Spanish party island of Ibiza. Amphetamines, Cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamines and opioids were all detected in the 31-year-old’s ... Read More

Air Traffic Control training takes off in Kuwait

editor editor- December 22, 2018 00:31

As part of the joint venture partnership agreement, Airways New Zealand is providing a one-year training program at ACK for a group of air traffic control (ATC) students Read More

First ANA A380 rolls-out of paint shop with unique livery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 08:05

The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg, Germany, bearing the airline’s distinctive and unique Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle livery. ... Read More

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018 11:34

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled Read More

Airbus ready to roll out Pilot Cadet Training

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 08:30

Airbus and the French Civil Aviation University, ENAC, have obtained EASA certification for a co-developed Pilot Cadet Training Program that will be used by a worldwide network of partner flight ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Boeing tests Dreamliner in varied weather conditions

editor editor- September 6, 2010 03:11

EVERETT, Washington - Boeing's Dreamliner test airplanes, also known as ZA001 - ZA002, ZA003, ZA004, and ZA005 - are going through the rigors of varied weather conditions and other factors. Read More

Airports testing radar that could spot birds

editor editor- January 28, 2009 03:54

NEW YORK – Some of the nation's busiest airports will soon begin testing experimental radar systems designed to track flocks of birds and help pilots avoid the type of collision ... Read More