Aviation News
Pulkovo Airport Increases Passenger Traffic by 9.1%

Pulkovo Airport Increases Passenger Traffic by 9.1%

In January-July 2019, Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport welcomed 10,974,250 passengers, which is 9.1% more than in the same period of 2018. The number of passengers on domestic flights grew by 12% to 6,810,310 passengers. International traffic increased by 4.8% and amounted to 4,163,940 passengers. In January-July 2019, Pulkovo Airport

Railway News
SBB: Shorter Travel Times, More Capacity and Improved Punctuality

SBB: Shorter Travel Times, More Capacity and Improved Punctuality

In a joint statement of intent entitled “Chance Ceneri 2020”, the three railway CEOs from DB, SBB and FS Italiane – Richard Lutz, Andreas Meyer and Gianfranco Battisti – agreed to join forces to take

Aviation News
Finnair Flew Its First “Push for Change” Biofuel Flights

Finnair Flew Its First “Push for Change” Biofuel Flights

This August, Finnair flew its first “Push for Change” biofuel flights from San Francisco to Helsinki. The initiative aims to decrease carbon emissions. The flights both departing from San Francisco Airport on the 5th and

Aviation News
Russia’s New Airport Opens Today

Russia’s New Airport Opens Today

Russia’s new Gagarin International Airport (GSV) in Saratov welcomed its first flight on August 18, when a Pobeda Airlines jet touched down carrying politicians and VIPs from Moscow. Gagarin replaces the Russian city's older Tsentralny

Cruise News
Royal Caribbean Fleet Expansion Cruises to Clean-Energy Future

Royal Caribbean Fleet Expansion Cruises to Clean-Energy Future

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with shipbuilder Meyer Turku to order a third Icon-class ship for delivery in 2025. The ship will join its two sister ships

Aviation News
Avianca Brasil to Exit Star Alliance

Avianca Brasil to Exit Star Alliance

Brazilian airline Ocean Air Linhas Aéreas S/A, headquartered in São Paulo and formerly doing business as Avianca Brasil, will formally leave Star Alliance with effect from 1 September 2019. Star Alliance maintains a competitive network in

Hotels & Resorts
The First RIU Hotel Opens in the Canary Islands

The First RIU Hotel Opens in the Canary Islands

RIU Hotels & Resorts has just reopened the Riu Palmeras hotel, following a complete refurbishment and a 22 million-euro investment that has resulted in a luxurious hotel in the Riu Palace line. The hotel opened