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Air China launches new Beijing-Brisbane connection - World News
Air China launches new Beijing-Brisbane connection 2 days ago
Air China has held a launch ceremony for the inaugural flight on its new route between Beijing and Brisbane. At the launch ceremony, Air China vice president Xulun Hou remarked: “This new route between Beijing and Brisbane is Air China’s sixth non-sto
Rare bright spot for Airbus A380 as Singapore Airlines welcomes latest plane to fleet -World News
Rare bright spot for Airbus A380 as Singapore Airlines welcomes latest plane to fleet 2 days ago
Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of the first of five new A380 aircraft scheduled to join the carrier’s fleet over the coming year, at a special ceremony hosted by Airbus in Toulouse.
Norwegian acquires 28 Gatwick slots to aid 2018 expansion -World News
Norwegian acquires 28 Gatwick slots to aid 2018 expansion 2 days ago
Norwegian has acquired an additional 28 weekly slots at London Gatwick Airport from summer 2018. The take-off and landing slots, purchased from Small Planet Airlines, will allow Norwegian to plan for continued growth at Gatwick as the airline heads into i
Austrian carrier Niki ceases operations -World News
Austrian carrier Niki ceases operations 2 days ago
The move follows Lufthansa Group’s decision not to pursue a takeover of the low-cost carrier The post Austrian carrier Niki ceases operations appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
Domestic Tourists Often Underestimated in Overtourism Equation -World News
Domestic Tourists Often Underestimated in Overtourism Equation 2 days ago
You can't really blame people who live in and around a popular city for wanting to enjoy the attractions that make it special. Their taxes give them that right, after all. It needs to be factored into overtourism calculations that locals sometimes outnumb
Are Hotels and Online Travel Agencies Colluding on Keyword Bidding? -World News
Are Hotels and Online Travel Agencies Colluding on Keyword Bidding? 2 days ago
The largest hotel chains and online travel agencies have deals on paid search marketing practices that effectively trim their ad spend on Google. But smaller players remain unprotected from tough marketing tactics. -Sean O'Neill
Air Deccan to relaunch flights -World News
Air Deccan to relaunch flights 2 days ago
The airline will restart operations from December 22 The post Air Deccan to relaunch flights appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
Skift Analyst Session Finds Little Cause for Gloom in Global Travel Outlook -World News
Skift Analyst Session Finds Little Cause for Gloom in Global Travel Outlook 2 days ago
We think 2018 is setting up to be a solid year for growth in travel, despite lingering uncertainty over the direction of economic, foreign, and political policies around the world. Subscribe to Skift Research to learn more. -Rebecca Stone
American Still Uses Paper Vouchers for Free Flights — Airline Innovation Report -World News
American Still Uses Paper Vouchers for Free Flights — Airline Innovation Report 2 days ago
American Airlines wants to be known as a customer-friendly company. But the airline still doesn't make it easy for customers to redeem vouchers for flights. That needs to change soon. -Brian Sumers
Brexit Hasn’t Slowed UK Convention Business — Meetings Innovation Report -World News
Brexit Hasn’t Slowed UK Convention Business — Meetings Innovation Report 2 days ago
The UK has weathered the storm since Brexit, becoming a more attractive place to hold meetings and events. Affordable prices, along with growing high-tech and creative industries, are driving the destination into the future. -Andrew Sheivachman
U.S. National Park Service Wants to Raise Fees to Counter Its Massive Maintenance Backlog -World News
U.S. National Park Service Wants to Raise Fees to Counter Its Massive Maintenance Backlog 2 days ago
The Park Service created its maintenance backlog over many years and now it's looking for a quick fix in charging entrance fees that likely won't be enough. -Dan Peltier
Qantas’s Perth-Singapore route to go double daily -World News
Qantas’s Perth-Singapore route to go double daily 2 days ago
The airline is set to make a number of changes to its Singapore services, with additional flights, A380 deployments and routes dropped by its budget subsidiary, Jetstar Airways The post Qantas’s Perth-Singapore route to go double daily appeared first on
Hotels Give Panic Buttons to Their Housekeepers -World News
Hotels Give Panic Buttons to Their Housekeepers 2 days ago
Housekeepers are especially vulnerable to sexual misconduct by guests. Whether or not hotels are technically required to provide panic buttons, it's the right thing to do. -Sean O'Neill
Does Cathay Pacific have its sights on the US capital? -World News
Does Cathay Pacific have its sights on the US capital? 2 days ago
The airline is reportedly soon to announce plans for a non-stop 17-hour service to Washington DC The post Does Cathay Pacific have its sights on the US capital? appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
Nordic Choice Hotels Tests Blockchain Distribution for Stockholm Property -World News
Nordic Choice Hotels Tests Blockchain Distribution for Stockholm Property 2 days ago
Slowly but surely the travel industry is adopting blockchain. At this stage, we're not sure what it will do to the landscape, but smart companies would do well to pay close attention. -Patrick Whyte
Lufthansa Ends Pursuit of Air Berlin’s Niki After European Union Pressure -World News
Lufthansa Ends Pursuit of Air Berlin’s Niki After European Union Pressure 2 days ago
While the European Union's rigorous competition laws are well-meaning, in this case they likely mean the closure of an airline, job losses and travel chaos. Let's hope another buyer emerges. -Patrick Whyte
Spirit Airlines Names Next CEO as It Tries to Fix Old Problems -World News
Spirit Airlines Names Next CEO as It Tries to Fix Old Problems 3 days ago
The last time Spirit Airlines replaced its CEO, it bungled the public messaging. It's not letting that happen this time. Investors are getting more than one year of advance warning. -Brian Sumers
The Tech Innovations Most Anticipated By Travel Startups -World News
The Tech Innovations Most Anticipated By Travel Startups 3 days ago
Tech innovations like blockchain, AI and machine learning have the potential to change the way travel companies do business. Some already demonstrate significant promise in the effect they’ll likely have on the space, while others are still mostly hype.
Cruise Ships Are Bringing Tourists Back to Hurricane-Hit Caribbean Islands -World News
Cruise Ships Are Bringing Tourists Back to Hurricane-Hit Caribbean Islands 3 days ago
Don't sacrifice quality for quantity – that's the message some Caribbean islands are taking to heart these days as they weigh risking their upscale reputations against the benefits of letting large cruise ships and other tourists return as hurricane cle
Virgin Atlantic takes off for Barbados from London Heathrow -World News
Virgin Atlantic takes off for Barbados from London Heathrow 3 days ago
From today Virgin Atlantic has launched the only direct flight from London Heathrow to Barbados. The new, twice weekly service will help make Christmas in the Caribbean a reality for even more holidaymakers.
Unions to meet Bombardier executives as C Series deadline approaches -World News
Unions to meet Bombardier executives as C Series deadline approaches 3 days ago
Unions representing Bombardier workers in Canada and Northern Ireland will meet with Bombardier chief executive Alain Bellemare to discuss the on-going trade issue with Boeing involving C Series planes.
TUI Group Plans Cheaper Vacations to Cope With Brexit Slowdown -World News
TUI Group Plans Cheaper Vacations to Cope With Brexit Slowdown 3 days ago
The Brexit warning signs are starting to stack up. Consumer confidence is falling, which will likely to hit vacation sales down the line. Brits might not give up their two weeks in the sun but they will want something cheaper. -Patrick Whyte
Airbus CEO With Spotty Record May Leave by 2019 -World News
Airbus CEO With Spotty Record May Leave by 2019 3 days ago
Assuming Airbus CEO Tom Enders leaves, as is being reported, the giant company should have no trouble finding a worthy person to replace him. There are few jobs in aerospace as important as the leader of Airbus. -Brian Sumers
easyJet to expand operations at London Southend Airport next summer -World News
easyJet to expand operations at London Southend Airport next summer 3 days ago
easyJet has announced it will operate four new routes to Bordeaux, Prague, and Dubrovnik and Pula in Croatia from London Southend Airport in 2018.
Ryanair responds bullishly to industrial action threat from pilots -World News
Ryanair responds bullishly to industrial action threat from pilots 3 days ago
Passengers planning to fly with low-cost carrier Ryanair face potential disruption in the build-up to Christmas as staff announce plans for industrial action in a bid to win union recognition and better conditions.