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American Airlines takes delivery of its first A321neo

American Airlines has taken delivery of the first of 100 A321neos on order from Airbus, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines. The aircraft, MSN8647, departed Hamburg early Friday for the trans-Atlantic ferry flight to Pittsburgh where American’s technicians will get the …

At the New York Times Travel Show 2019, India received Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’!

At the recently concluded New York Times Travel Show 2019, India received the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’. It’s the largest travel show in North America, organized from 25th – 27th January in New York, USA.   Ministry …

The UK features among poor-performing destinations last year

Last year, the UK was among one of the few poor-performing destinations that the UNWTO singled out for a bumper year in international tourism.   In 2018, global international arrivals hit 1.4 billion, two years before the forecasts.   The Middle …

This year, New York is hoped to experience major growth in tourism!

This year, for all the lovers of art, history, music and good food, New York is the place to be. The state will be observing the semi-centennial anniversaries of the original 1969 Woodstock festival and the Stonewall Uprising, along with …

World’s first interactive marijuana museum debuts in Las Vegas

Cannabition, the world’s first interactive museum celebrating all things cannabis was launched in Las Vegas, Nevada on 20 September.     As per the museum founder J.J. Walker it will exhibit the world’s largest bong  which is 24ft tall and …

  • airBaltic – Best in Public Relations

    Published on : Wednesday, February 24, 2016

    Riga. Latvian airline airBaltic has been nominated best for the Baltic PR Awards considering the carrier’s achievements in communicating its punctuality leadership and innovative digital outreach to its customer. Jānis Vanags, Vice President Corporate Communications of airBaltic: “The aviation industry …

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  • Vitrina Turistica ANATO, B2B event to kick off in Bogota tomorrow

    Published on : Wednesday, February 24, 2016

    Vitrina Turistica ANATO is a three day must attend business to business (B2B) event which brings the world to Colombia and promotes Latin America to the world. It creates personal and business opportunities that provide customers with quality contacts, content …

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  • New York International Children’s Film Festival shine slight on unique films

    Published on : Wednesday, February 24, 2016

    Helping to redefine the idea of “kids’ movies” since 1997, the New York International Children’s Film Festival shines a light on some of the most unique, engaging and thought-provoking independent films (as well as previews of some big-budget Hollywood flicks) …

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  • Munich’s “Airport subway” successfully completes first trip

    Published on : Wednesday, February 24, 2016

    The test trip was over in no time. The modern personal transport system (PTS) linking Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 to the new infield satellite facility whisked the invited media representatives through the tunnel in less than a minute. Proudly presenting …

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  • Boeing Launches Next-Generation 737 Boeing Converted Freighter

    Published on : Wednesday, February 24, 2016

    Boeing [NYSE: BA] today launched the Next-Generation 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) with orders and commitments for up to 55 conversions from seven customers. “The Next-Generation 737 provides exceptional value to express freight carriers through its superior payload, range, reliability …

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  • WTM Latin America 2016 sees 30% increase in visitor and buyer interest

    Published on : Friday, February 19, 2016

    WTM Latin America, which takes place 29-31 March alongside the 45th Braztoa Business Meeting, has seen phenomenal visitor and buyer interest with pre-registered figures almost 30% up on 2015. This increase in interest will result in WTM Latin America 2016 …

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  • Air Canada and Bombardier Sign a Landmark Order for up to 75 Bombardier C Series Aircraft

    Published on : Thursday, February 18, 2016

    Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Air Canada announced today that the parties have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the sale and purchase of 45 CS300 aircraft with options for an additional 30 CS300 aircraft, which also includes conversion rights …

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  • U.S.-Cuba agreement to resume commercial air traffic for first time in five decades

    Published on : Thursday, February 18, 2016

    An agreement inked between US-Cuba on Tuesday to resume commercial air traffic between the two countries for the first time in five decades has sent US airlines in a queue to resume flights to Cuba. New flights could be operating …

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  • Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Announces Latest Hotel Opening In Fort Worth, Texas

    Published on : Tuesday, February 9, 2016

    Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leading upper-midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Fort Worth West, Texas conveniently located off Interstate 30 at 2730 South Cherry Lane in Fort Worth. The …

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  • Qatar Airways Awarded For On-Board Entertainment Innovation

    Published on : Tuesday, February 9, 2016

    Qatar Airways was recognised for Middle East Content Innovation at the third annual Inflight workshop and awards held in partnership with F&E Aerospace, the organiser of Aircraft Interiors Middle East. The award recognises the outstanding quality of Qatar Airways’ on-board …

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  • Celebrate Spring With Gift Cards From Best Western

    Published on : Tuesday, February 9, 2016

    Spring is just around the corner and Best Western® Hotels and Resorts is helping guests celebrate with rewards when they stay more often at a Best Western this spring. Now through May 8, 2016, Best Western Rewards® members who register …

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  • Air Canada Named One of Montreal’s Top Employers for the Third Consecutive Year

    Published on : Saturday, February 6, 2016

    Air Canada has been recognized for the third year in a row as one of “Montreal’s Top Employers” in an annual employer survey by Mediacorp Canada Inc. The 2016 survey recognizes employers with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace …

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  • GBTA Polls Show Increased Business Travel Resiliency Following Paris Attacks

    Published on : Saturday, February 6, 2016

    More than 90 percent of U.S. and European business travel buyers now report that their company’s travel to and within Europe has remained largely unaffected by the Paris terrorist attacks, according to two new polls conducted by the Global Business …

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  • Airport near China’s Mount Wudang starts operation

    Published on : Saturday, February 6, 2016

    Expected to boost tourism on the Taoist mountain in China, an airport near Mount Wudang in central China’s Hubei Province started operation on  Friday.Mount Wudang is known for its Taoist temples.   The first flight arriving at Wudangshan Airport was from …

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  • SWISS Dedicates Its First Boeing 777 To Its Employees

    Published on : Saturday, February 6, 2016

    As an expression of its new “employer value proposition” and a sign of its appreciation of all their work, service and commitment, Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is dedicating its first Boeing 777-300ER to all its employees: from today onwards …

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  • Boeing Completes Successful 737 MAX First Flight

    Published on : Saturday, January 30, 2016

    A pair of larger than life haggis were unveiled today at Edinburgh Airport but the female of the species – identifiable by her long eye lashes and curly tail – ran off in the direction of Edinburgh Trams. There have …

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  • Heathrow shuttles “take off” from Terminal 5

    Published on : Saturday, January 30, 2016

    Heathrow will be working in collaboration with Westfield Sportscars, and Oxbotica, to develop new iconic automated pods for public trials this summer. Using entirely British engineering and software capabilities, the three companies will develop pods capable of operating fully autonomously …

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  • Horizon Air Flight Attendants and Pilots Pass Vote to Ratify Labor Contracts

    Published on : Saturday, January 30, 2016

    Horizon Air flight attendants and pilots together with their unions approved new contracts this week. With these agreements in place, pending board approval and acceptable commercial terms for the aircraft, Horizon Air is set to move forward with its plan …

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  • Spirit AeroSystems and Boeing Celebrate 737 MAX First Flight

    Published on : Saturday, January 30, 2016

    Spirit AeroSystems and Boeing celebrated the first flight of the 737 MAX 8 — the first member of Boeing’s efficient 737 MAX family — today when it took to the skies from Renton Field near Boeing’s 737 Final Assembly plant …

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  • Explore New England in Spring 2016 with Fred. Olsen’s stylish Balmoral

    Published on : Friday, January 29, 2016

    Fred. Olsen’s unique adults-only 34-night L1608 ‘Old England to New England’ cruise, which sets sail from Southampton on 16th April 2016, offers guests a whole range of fascinating and diverse experiences, visiting six American states and staying overnight in three …

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