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Hawaii launches new Geospatial Data Portal

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

The state Office of Planning’s Hawaii Statewide Geographic Information System (GIS) Program launched a new Geospatial Data Portal, which provides streamlined access to hundreds of ... Read More

FAA: Data Comm now at Minneapolis-St. Paul

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

Data Comm, the NextGen technology that enhances safety and reduces delays by improving the way air traffic controllers and pilots talk to each other, is ... Read More

Death goes digital: Slovenian firm puts a modern twist on ancient tombstone

Global Editor- April 8, 2017 0

A Slovenian company has created a virtual way to grieve, with digital interactive tombstones that play video and other digital content to mourners. A prototype ... Read More

FAA restricts drone operations over certain military bases

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special ... Read More

US-based Japanese travel management firm expands to Houston, Texas

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

Kintetsu International Express, the leading U.S. based Japanese travel management company, is expanding its efforts this week and opening a new location in Houston, Texas. ... Read More

Vancouver International Airport develops next-generation BorderXpress kiosks

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) today announced its proprietary line of self-serve border control solutions, BorderXpress, has been expanded to meet the requirements of Canada Border ... Read More

Sabre to provide consulting services to AFRAA member airlines

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Sabre Corporation, a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, will provide consulting services to several of its member airlines through a new ... Read More

Airways New Zealand marks 30 years of operations

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Airways New Zealand is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The air navigation services provider (ANSP) was one of New Zealand’s first State Owned Enterprises and one ... Read More

The Crystal Cabin Awards presented in Hamburg for the 11th time

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

The Crystal Cabin Awards were presented in Hamburg for the 11th time on Tuesday evening. The winners of the most famous and prestigious international prize ... Read More

Electronics ban? What ban? Qatar Airways offers free laptops on US-bound flights

Global Editor- March 30, 2017 0

Qatar Airways has announced a unique solution to the recently imposed Electronics Ban by offering passengers a laptop loan service that takes their award-winning five-star ... Read More

Rolls-Royce partners with British music legends for bespoke Wraith models

Global Editor- March 29, 2017 0

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce a series of nine remarkable Wraith 'Inspired by British Music' cars, created in collaboration with, and celebrating the ... Read More

Turkish Airlines’ introduces new service for uninterrupted communication during flight

Global Editor- March 24, 2017 0

Turkish Airlines now introduces its new in-flight mobile connectivity through “eXPhone” for an uninterrupted communication on board. As an extension of Wi-Fi and live TV ... Read More

John Johnston appointed Chief Executive Officer of Accelya and Mercator

eturbonews- March 23, 2017 0

Accelya, a leading provider of financial and commercial solutions to the airline industry, and Mercator, a global provider of product-enabled solutions to the travel and ... Read More

Technology not an unbridled blessing for travel industry

Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 22, 2017 0

While technology has its many uses and advantages for and in the travel industry, it is not an unbridled blessing, and needs to be handled ... Read More

First full scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule is being built

Global Editor- March 21, 2017 0

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has begun construction of the world's first full scale Passenger Hyperloop™ Capsule. This first capsule is the culmination of over three ... Read More

United Airlines modernizes airport screening experience

Global Editor- March 21, 2017 0

United Airlines today is enabling customers to move through the screening process quicker at its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport with the opening of ... Read More

Marriott to add 100,000+ worldwide travel experiences for guests

Global Editor- March 21, 2017 0

More than ever before, travelers are seeking out memorable personalized experiences. Today, Marriott International, Inc. announced it has invested in PlacePass, a pioneering provider of ... Read More

Mӧvenpick Hotels & Resorts Globally Implement Oracle Hospitality

eturbonews- March 21, 2017 0

Today Oracle announced the successful implementation of Oracle Hospitality OPERA Cloud property management software at over 30 Mӧvenpick hotels in 10 countries across Africa, Asia, ... Read More

Embraer flies fourth E190-E2 prototype

Global Editor- March 20, 2017 0

Embraer performed last Friday afternoon, at the Sao Jose dos Campos facility, the maiden flight of the E190-E2 fourth prototype, which was completed in two ... Read More

IATA welcomes Canada’s new drone safety regulations

Global Editor- March 16, 2017 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the announcement by Canada’s Minister of Transport, the Honorable Marc Garneau, to implement an Interim Order restricting the ... Read More

Smartphones will read and write better than 32 million Americans in next decade

Global Editor- March 10, 2017 0

While progress in improving human literacy rates has stalled since 2000 - leaving 758 million adults worldwide and 32 million Americans illiterate - a new ... Read More

These ideas will improve air travel in 2017

Global Editor- March 7, 2017 0

21 products and ideas are in the finals of the 2017 Crystal Cabin Awards, the world’s most renowned prize for innovation in aircraft interiors. From ... Read More

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport recognized with EPA Climate Leadership Award

Global Editor- March 2, 2017 0

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport has been selected to receive the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Leadership Award for Organizational Leadership. DFW Airport is ... Read More

UK politicians, academia and businesses support Heathrow’s new sustainability plan

Global Editor- February 28, 2017 0

Support from politicians, industry, academia and businesses across the UK pours in as Heathrow launches new sustainability strategy, Heathrow 2.0. Plans include a new R&D ... Read More

Oceanco unveils 120-meter “resort” yacht

Global Editor- February 28, 2017 0

Amara, Oceanco's newly designed and engineered 120-meter private yacht concept, designed in collaboration with Sam Sorgiovanni Designs was unveiled by His Excellency Saeed Harib, Secretary ... Read More

FAA: Drone sightings near air traffic facilities increased in 2016

Global Editor- February 23, 2017 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released an updated list of pilot, air traffic controller, law enforcement and citizen reports of potential encounters with unmanned ... Read More

Home of ‘next’ Apple: London tops New York, Tokyo for innovation

Global Editor- February 23, 2017 0

London extended its lead over New York and a resurgent Tokyo to be named the world's most innovative city in 2016-2017 in the 10th annual ... Read More

Peach Aviation Joins Forces with AsiaPay to Launch Integrated e-Payment Solution for Travelers in China and Asia

eturbonews- February 22, 2017 0

AsiaPay, a leading payment gateway service provider in Asia since 2000, has announced a collaboration with Peach Aviation, a well-known low cost carrier (LCC) in ... Read More

Business travelers increasingly vulnerable to data theft

Global Editor- February 21, 2017 0

As reports of corporate information theft continue to rise and cybercrime is predicted to cost business between $2.1 trillion in 2019 to $6 trillion by ... Read More