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NASA Conducts Test for Moon Mission
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NASA Conducts Test for Moon Mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2021

NASA conducted a hot fire Saturday of the core stage for the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will ... Read More

Florida Keys Tourism: ‘Name’ COVID-19-fighting robot at Key West Airport
Travel Technology News

Florida Keys Tourism: ‘Name’ COVID-19-fighting robot at Key West Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 14, 2021

The robot emits high-intensity ultraviolet UV-C wavelength light designed to remove 99.9% of harmful airborne and surface pathogens including the ... Read More

Qatar Airways earns APEX Health Safety Diamond Standard status
Airline News

Qatar Airways earns APEX Health Safety Diamond Standard status

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Qatar Airways has achieved the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s latest safety benchmark following assessment of the airline’s COVID-19 hygiene and ... Read More

United Airlines receives hospital-grade certification for cleaning and safety
Airline News

United Airlines receives hospital-grade certification for cleaning and safety

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 12, 2021

Recognition from APEX and SimpliFlying underscores that United will continue to innovate and raise the standard when it comes to ... Read More

World’s first Airbus A321P2F delivered
Airline News

World’s first Airbus A321P2F delivered

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 11, 2021

Airbus A321P2F is the first aircraft in its size category to offer containerized loading in both the main and lower ... Read More

FAA and NASA strengthen partnership in commercial space activities
Aviation News

FAA and NASA strengthen partnership in commercial space activities

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 8, 2021

FAA-NASA collaborate to advance US commercial space sector, aid science and technology, and help coordinate US national space policies Read More

Airbus 2020 deliveries demonstrate resilience
Aviation News

Airbus 2020 deliveries demonstrate resilience

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 8, 2021

Airbus: 566 commercial aircraft deliveries, 34 percent fewer than in 2019, in line with adaptation plan, 383 new aircraft orders, ... Read More

Boeing charged with 737 Max fraud conspiracy, to pay over $2.5 billion in fines
Aviation News

Boeing charged with 737 Max fraud conspiracy, to pay over $2.5 billion in fines

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 7, 2021

Boeing will pay a total criminal monetary amount of over $2.5 billion, composed of a criminal monetary penalty of $243.6 ... Read More

FAA issues final rule for reintroduction of civil supersonic flight
Aviation News

FAA issues final rule for reintroduction of civil supersonic flight

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 6, 2021

Today the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a final rule to facilitate the safe ... Read More

Russia considering issuing ‘vaccine passports’ for international travel
Russia travel news

Russia considering issuing ‘vaccine passports’ for international travel

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 4, 2021

Russia considering issuing new form of travel document for those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 |Russia vaccinates its citizens ... Read More

This Premium Economy Class is only available for upgrades
Airline News

This Premium Economy Class is only available for upgrades

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2021

New flights from Dubai to LondonPremium Economy Class only available as an Upgrade on EmiratesEmirates introduced A380 Emirates has announced ... Read More

Russia to launch e-visas as soon as COVID-19 situation allows
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Russia to launch e-visas as soon as COVID-19 situation allows

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 2, 2021

Russian Foreign Ministry announced that a system to issue short-stay, single entry electronic visas (e-visas) to foreign visitors has been ... Read More

JetBlue rings in the New Year with new Airbus A220-300 jet
Airline News

JetBlue rings in the New Year with new Airbus A220-300 jet

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 31, 2020

JetBlue today announced it has formally taken delivery of its first Airbus A220-300 aircraft, marking the start of a new ... Read More

FAA restricts drone operations over national security sensitive locations
Aviation News

FAA restricts drone operations over national security sensitive locations

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 29, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, effective December ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport opens reconstructed Runway-1
Airport news

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport opens reconstructed Runway-1

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 28, 2020

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport commissioned its newly reconstructed runway one (Runway-1) on December 24th in a ceremony that featured a ... Read More

Singapore Airlines launches ‘digital health passport’
Airline News

Singapore Airlines launches ‘digital health passport’

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 24, 2020

Singapore Airlines announced that it had started the trials of the world’s first “health verification process”, that the company described as ... Read More

Qatar Airways announces daily flights to Montreal
Airline News

Qatar Airways announces daily flights to Montreal

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 23, 2020

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it will begin incrementally increasing flights to Montréal from 16 January 2021 and operate ... Read More

Alaska Airlines ups Boeing 737 MAX orders and options to 120 jets
Airline News

Alaska Airlines ups Boeing 737 MAX orders and options to 120 jets

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 22, 2020

Boeing and Alaska Airlines announced that the carrier is buying 23 more 737-9 airplanes, building on its original order and ... Read More

Airbus delivers first A330neo jet to Uganda Airlines
Airline News

Airbus delivers first A330neo jet to Uganda Airlines

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 21, 2020

Uganda Airlines, the country’s  flag-carrier, has taken delivery of its first A330neo, the latest version of the most popular widebody ... Read More

Cebu Pacific now offers antigen tests to passengers
Airline News

Cebu Pacific now offers antigen tests to passengers

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 21, 2020

The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific (CEB), commercially launches its Test Before Boarding (TBB) process for passengers flying from Manila, after its successful pilot run with the local government of General Santos. This process makes use ... Read More

Neste supplies DHL Express with sustainable aviation fuel at San Francisco Airport
Aviation News

Neste supplies DHL Express with sustainable aviation fuel at San Francisco Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 21, 2020

Neste has signed an agreement to supply SAF to DHL Express, the express service arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, ... Read More

Fraport issues RFP for a sports/multi-functional hall at Frankfurt Airport
Airport news

Fraport issues RFP for a sports/multi-functional hall at Frankfurt Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 21, 2020

Fraport is to issue a request for proposals (RFP) to assess market interest in the construction of a sports/multi-functional hall ... Read More

Marriott International announces COVID-19 testing availability
Hotel & Resort News

Marriott International announces COVID-19 testing availability

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 18, 2020

As part of ongoing steps to help instill confidence and provide exceptional experiences and solutions for meeting professionals and attendees, ... Read More

Let’s Go There and Facebook collaborate to inspire future getaways
Travel Associations News

Let’s Go There and Facebook collaborate to inspire future getaways

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 17, 2020

The Let’s Go There coalition of travel businesses and organizations is excited to announce a collaboration with Facebook for its ... Read More

Air Canada operates 4,000th all-cargo flight
Airline News

Air Canada operates 4,000th all-cargo flight

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 16, 2020

Air Canada said today that with the flight of AC 7227 from Toronto to Lima it has now operated 4,000 all-cargo ... Read More

IATA unveils key design elements of IATA Travel Pass
Aviation News

IATA unveils key design elements of IATA Travel Pass

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 16, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) unveiled key design elements of the IATA Travel Pass. IATA Travel Pass is a ... Read More

AirBridgeCargo’s new Boeing 777F lands at Moscow Domodedovo Airport
Airport news

AirBridgeCargo’s new Boeing 777F lands at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 16, 2020

Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME) welcomes the arrival of Volga-Dnepr’s Boeing 777F. The representatives of Volga-Dnepr Group, Boeing Corporation, GE Healthcare ... Read More

Etihad inaugurates 2020 ecoDemonstrator
Airline News

Etihad inaugurates 2020 ecoDemonstrator

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 15, 2020

Following the launch of the Etihad Greenliner Program at the 2019 Dubai Airshow, and the arrival of the flagship Greenliner ... Read More

US DOT supports record number of commercial space launches
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

US DOT supports record number of commercial space launches

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 15, 2020

The U.S. Department of Transportation is having a record year with supporting 35 licensed commercial space launches thus far in ... Read More

Hard Rock International launches Hard Rock Digital
Travel Technology News

Hard Rock International launches Hard Rock Digital

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 14, 2020

Hard Rock International (HRI), a global leader in hospitality and entertainment, today announced the launch of Hard Rock Digital as ... Read More

Cebu Pacific boosts cargo operations with second  converted ATR-freighter
Airline News

Cebu Pacific boosts cargo operations with second  converted ATR-freighter

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 14, 2020

  Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines’ largest carrier, welcomed the arrival of its second ATR-freighter, further boosting its growing cargo operations.  The converted ATR 72-500 joins two other dedicated cargo ... Read More

Tourism Hero Rebuilds One Tourism Community at a time – virtually
People in Travel & Tourism

Tourism Hero Rebuilds One Tourism Community at a time – virtually

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2020

World Tourism Network last week honored Robin Richman of Steppin Out Adventure, in Chicago, USA to enter the Hall of ... Read More

European leaders agree to cut emissions by 55% over next 10 years
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

European leaders agree to cut emissions by 55% over next 10 years

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 12, 2020

The heads of the European Union member countries have agreed to cut EU greenhouse gas emissions by 55% from the ... Read More

Air Canada offers optional biometric boarding for US to Canada flights
Airline News

Air Canada offers optional biometric boarding for US to Canada flights

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 11, 2020

Air Canada said today it is the first Canadian airline to offer its customers the safety and convenience of a ... Read More

Airbus quantum computing challenge helps advance sustainable flight
Aviation News

Airbus quantum computing challenge helps advance sustainable flight

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 11, 2020

Airbus has concluded its global Quantum Computing Challenge (AQCC) announcing the winning team of the competition. The Italian team at ... Read More

Saint Lucia first Caribbean island to launch Augmented Reality filters
Saint Lucia travel news

Saint Lucia first Caribbean island to launch Augmented Reality filters

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 10, 2020

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) continues to inspire wanderlust with a new interactive digital experience on Instagram, introducing five custom ... Read More

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