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More than 16 million Brits defy government advice and head off for summer holiday

There are more than16 million Brits will defy the United Kingdom government’s advice and head off for a holiday abroad this summer tourism season. One in five are considering heading to an amber list country – with half of those …

  • Carbon offsetting – Air France Invites Customers to Vote

    Published on : Saturday, January 11, 2020

    Since 1st January 2020, Air France customers have been able to travel in a carbon-neutral way throughout mainland France thanks to the company’s decision to proactively offset 100% of CO2 emissions on its domestic flights. Concretely, the emissions of 450 flights per …

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  • Stable Passenger Demand Growth in November

    Published on : Saturday, January 11, 2020

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for November 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 3.3% compared to the same month in 2018. This was unchanged from October’s result and …

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  • NSW Bushfires Message from Destination NSW

    Published on : Saturday, January 11, 2020

    With conditions constantly changing, it remains a challenging time for all of us in NSW.     Once the immediate threat of fires has passed, Destination NSW and the NSW Government will focus on supporting communities while they recover and …

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  • Central Route Director to Put Passengers First in West Midlands and Chiltern Areas

    Published on : Saturday, January 11, 2020

    Dave Penney has joined Network Rail’s North West and Central (NW&C) region as the new Central route director.     He joins from Chiltern Railways, the train company, where he was managing director for the last four years.     …

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  • Badgers Sett to Keep Their Homes as Railway Works Around

    Published on : Saturday, January 11, 2020

    It’s an important focus for Network Rail to coexist happily with lineside neighbours – no more so than when our neighbours are a protected species.     In the last year alone, Network Rail’s ecologists have worked under licence at …

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  • Rowley Regis Tunnel Repairs to Make Railway More Reliable for Passengers

    Published on : Saturday, January 11, 2020

    An historic railway tunnel in the West Midlands is being made more reliable for passengers this month.     Two million pounds is being invested in Old Hill tunnel in Rowley Regis as part of Britain’s multi-billion-pound Railway Upgrade Plan. …

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  • American Airlines Joins Forces with New Friends New Life in Fight Against Human Trafficking

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    American Airlines is banding together with New Friends New Life, a Dallas-based nonprofit organization, in a partnership aimed at combating human trafficking, assisting victims and raising public awareness of the crime and how to curtail it.   New Friends New …

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  • Western powers believe Iran shot down Ukraine plane, Iran denies

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    According to various news outlets citing anonymous government sources reported that U.S. officials believed that Iran shot down a Ukraine International Airlines passenger plane on Wednesday.   Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also supported …

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  • Fly Smart and stay connected in overseas with GoAir

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    Luggage, check. Passport, check. House, light, fan, gas shut, check. Reached airport and checked in. Now, you have to call family or loved ones after landing in an overseas location, but how? Be it for leisure or business travel, most …

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  • Success of Air France-KLM’s €750 million notes issue

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    Air France-KLM (the “Company”) (Euronext Paris: FR0000031122) announces today the successful placement of an issue of €750 million senior notes (the “Notes”), with a 5- year maturity and bearing coupon at an annual rate of 1.875%. The net proceeds of …

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  • Delta flight declares emergency after crew reports ‘vibration’ on board

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    A Delta flight, bound for Paris, was diverted to Boston Thursday night following a mechanical snag that reportedly left passengers frightened, according to one of the travellers on board.   Delta Air Lines flight 148, which originated in Las Vegas, …

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  • IATA – Air Freight Demand Down 1.1% in November 2019

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 1.1% in November 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the thirteenth consecutive …

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  • IATA – Stable Passenger Demand Growth in November

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for November 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 3.3% compared to the same month in 2018. This was unchanged from October’s result and …

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  • Hahn Air enters 2020 with 40 new partner airlines

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    Hahn Air can look back at a successful year. The market leader for distribution and ticketing solutions added 40 new carriers to its leading network of over 350 partner airlines over the course of 2019. The flights of all new …

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  • Carbon Offsetting – Air France Invites Customers To Vote

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    As part of its initiative to offset 100% of CO2 emissions on its domestic flights, Air France is offering its customers the possibility to vote for a project of their choice.   Since 1st January 2020, Air France customers have …

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  • John Wayne Airport Posts November 2019 Statistics

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in November 2019 as compared with November 2018. In November 2019, the Airport served 827,140 passengers, a decrease of 2.7% when compared with the November 2018 passenger traffic count of 850,458.   Commercial …

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  • Thomas Cook wins award for Best Outbound Tour Operator at SATTE Awards 2020

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India’s leading integrated travel and travel related financial services company, was honoured with the Best Outbound Tour Operator 2019 award by SATTE, South Asia’s leading B2B travel and tourism trade exhibition.   The SATTE Awards serve …

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  • Hyatt Regency Manchester and Hyatt House Manchester Officially Open

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of the 212-room Hyatt Regency Manchester and 116-room Hyatt House Manchester in the city’s landmark building “The Lume.” The openings represent a significant milestone for Hyatt’s brand growth in the U.K. and the debut of Hyatt’s extended …

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  • US likely to be hit by tornadoes later this week say meteorologists

    Published on : Thursday, January 9, 2020

    A turbulent storm system — with significant damaging winds and tornadoes — will take shape in the US toward the end of the week   “This system is significantly more like a March storm than a January storm,” say meteorologistss. …

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  • Big Game Celebration at Four Seasons Hotel Miami

    Published on : Thursday, January 9, 2020

    The Big Game is coming to Miami on February 2, 2020 and Four Seasons Hotel Miami has just the energy with the best location — centrally located to the Hard Rock Stadium.  Cheer for a favourite team in Brickell’s finest tropical oasis and …

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