Aviation News
Update: Countries Ground Boeing 737 Max 8

Update: Countries Ground Boeing 737 Max 8

Ireland and Austria are the latest countries to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane on Sunday.  Here is a list of airlines and countries that have grounded the aircraft

Events
Meet United Airlines’ New Meetings Portal, Available on United Jetstream

Meet United Airlines’ New Meetings Portal, Available on United Jetstream

United Airlines is improving the way customers plan travel for meetings, conferences, conventions and more with the launch of its new state-of-the-art United Meetings product, available on the airline's business portal, United Jetstream. The new

Aviation News
airBaltic Orders an Airbus A220 Flight Simulator from CAE

airBaltic Orders an Airbus A220 Flight Simulator from CAE

Latvian airline airBaltic announces that it has ordered an Airbus A220 Level D full flight simulator from global aviation training leader CAE. The new CAE 7000XR Series simulator is scheduled for delivery by the end

Transportation
Enterprise Opened a New Branch at Paine Field

Enterprise Opened a New Branch at Paine Field

Enterprise Holdings, the world’s largest car rental operator, recently opened a new branch to serve customers at Paine Field, a state-of-the-art airport in Everett, Wash. The location offers customers rental vehicles under the Enterprise Rent-A-Car,

Hotels & Resorts
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Opens in New Orleans, Louisiana

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Opens in New Orleans, Louisiana

Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, New Orleans I-10 East, LA located at 5801 Read Blvd. The hotel features an updated exterior, refreshed guest

Aviation News
British Airways Installs Automated Bag-Drops at Heathrow

British Airways Installs Automated Bag-Drops at Heathrow

British Airways has completed the installation of dozens of hosted bag-drop machines at its home at Heathrow’s Terminal 5, with more than 3.5 million customers having used the new technology so far. With around 125,000

Aviation News
Austrian Airlines Offers €39 Fares

Austrian Airlines Offers €39 Fares

Austrian Airlines is fighting back against its new competitors at Vienna Airport. Starting in April, the red-white-red quality carrier will strengthen its European route network and increase frequencies to Germany, namely to cities such as

People
New Appointment at Kempinski Hotel Chengdu

New Appointment at Kempinski Hotel Chengdu

Kempinski Hotel Chengdu announces the appointment, effective 1st March 2019, of Jonas Illing as General Manager of Kempinski Hotel. Jonas graduated in Hospitality Management from Swiss Hotel Management School Lucerne and started his career in

Aviation News
Emirates to Launch Second Daily Flight to London Stansted

Emirates to Launch Second Daily Flight to London Stansted

Emirates today announced the launch of a second daily flight from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN) starting 1 July, 2019. As with the first, the second daily flight to Stansted will also be operated

Hyatt Announces Plan for Park Hyatt Hotel in Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of BIM Group to develop a 110-key Park Hyatt Phu Quoc hotel as well as 65 residences. Slated

Aviation News
airBaltic Boosts Connectivity from Riga

airBaltic Boosts Connectivity from Riga

In summer season 2019, which will begin on March 31, airBaltic will enable passengers to choose from more than 300 destinations with one stop by using its partner airlines. In addition, airBaltic will launch eight

Events
Nairobi to Host the One Planet Summit

Nairobi to Host the One Planet Summit

This is the first time the One Planet Summit, launched by French president Emmanuel Macron in December 2017, will be held in Africa. The venue will underline our planetary interconnectedness in a way previous summits

Aviation News
Ethiopian Airlines Grounds all Boeing 737 MAX

Ethiopian Airlines Grounds all Boeing 737 MAX

Following reports that Chinese authorities have directed all Boeing 737MAX registered in that country to be temporarily grounded, has Ethiopian Airlines also confirmed a similar move. South Africa has now confirmed that they have followed

Cruise News
Costa Group Partners with ITS Foundation

Costa Group Partners with ITS Foundation

Today at the headquarters of Regione Campania (Sala De Sanctis, Via Santa Lucia), eng. Felice Siciliano, President of the ITS MSTM Foundation (Sustainable Maritime Transport Mobility), and Neil Palomba, President of Costa Cruises, signed -