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Singapore Airlines to test ‘COVID-19 passport’ on London flights

eturbonews- March 8, 2021 0

The decision to pilot the app on flights to London will likely raise eyebrows in the UK, where there is currently a heated debate about ... Read More

FAA: Laser strikes increase even with fewer planes flying

eturbonews- March 8, 2021 0

FAA works closely with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to pursue civil and criminal penalties against people who purposely aim a laser at ... Read More

Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn unveil extra-fast DB Sprinter trains to Frankfurt Airport

eturbonews- March 8, 2021 0

By expanding their cooperation, Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn are setting a new standard in the environmentally friendly networking modes of transportation - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

Rebuilding Travel WTTC style

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 7, 2021 0

Andrew Brown of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) explained the approach and activities by WTTC to restart the tourism economy. World Tourism Network ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport tests self-driving baggage tug

eturbonews- March 4, 2021 0

The development of autonomous ground handling equipment is considered particularly challenging - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Pandemic may allow VR to shake off ‘gimmick’ image in tourism

eturbonews- March 3, 2021 0

Spending considerably more time indoors with an abundance of spare time, combined with an urge to travel, the aspiring travelers have been turning to VR ... Read More

Amazon quietly changes its ‘Hitler’s smirk’ app logo

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

It is not known when Amazon changed the logo, but social media users started to notice the change last week - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Russia: EU vaccine passport plan could lead to forced vaccination

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

It seems that the initiative runs counter to the rules of democracy because EU countries decided that vaccination would be voluntary - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

FAA selects five airports to evaluate unmanned aircraft risks

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

The research will lead to the implementation of new technologies that will make airports safer for passengers and manned aircraft - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Hub71 to boost global tech ecosystem at Abu Dhabi

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

Following the MOU signing, Etihad Airways will become the official airline partner of Hub71 which will offer more than 100 global startups within its tech ... Read More

IATA: January air cargo demand recovers to pre-COVID levels

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

Air cargo traffic is back to pre-crisis levels and that is some much-needed good news for the global economy - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

Glasgow Green: University of Glasgow unveils plan to cut business travel carbon emissions

eturbonews- March 1, 2021 0

University staff will be encouraged to avoid travel wherever possible, to choose public ground transport over flying, to consider their transport options during funding applications, ... Read More

Top 10 trends impacting and transforming meetings in 2021

eturbonews- March 1, 2021 0

After many months of officing out of the home and connecting with colleagues and clients virtually, there is a yearning to come together, to reconnect, ... Read More

Emirates and Dubai Health Authority create seamless travelers’ digital COVID-19 records verification

eturbonews- February 25, 2021 0

Dubai to become one of the world’s first cities to implement digital verification of passenger medical records relating to COVID-19 testing and vaccination Continue reading ... Read More

India puts social media companies on a short leash

eturbonews- February 25, 2021 0

Indian government announces new draconian rules for Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies operating in the country Continue reading India puts social media companies ... Read More

IATA: COVID-19 Travel Pass to launch by March

eturbonews- February 24, 2021 0

IATA expressed concerns that the ongoing global restrictions around COVID-19 are still hitting airlines, with its chief economist warning it will likely take longer than ... Read More

IATA’s digital Covid Travel Pass will help recovery of international travel

eturbonews- February 23, 2021 0

International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that its digital Covid Travel Pass will be ready “within weeks” Continue reading IATA’s digital Covid Travel Pass will ... Read More

Lufthansa integrates COVID-19 test certificates into digital travel chain

eturbonews- February 23, 2021 0

New offer initially available on Lufthansa flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul and from Newark to Frankfurt and Munich Continue reading Lufthansa integrates COVID-19 test certificates ... Read More

Emirates has a new certified technology partner

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 21, 2021 0

Emirates Gateway has transformed the way the airline's fares and services are distributed to travel service providers around the world, empowering them to better service ... Read More

NASA’s Perseverance rover sends sneak peek of Mars landing

eturbonews- February 19, 2021 0

After landing, two of the Hazard Cameras (Hazcams) captured views from the front and rear of the rover, showing one of its wheels in the ... Read More

Airbus: 566 commercial aircraft delivered in 2020

eturbonews- February 19, 2021 0

The 2020 results demonstrate the resilience of Airbus in the most challenging crisis to hit the aerospace industry Continue reading Airbus: 566 commercial aircraft delivered ... Read More

Heathrow Airport launches blueprint for zero carbon domestic flight

eturbonews- February 18, 2021 0

Heathrow has successfully pitched two carbon-cutting concepts to Innovate UK’s Future Flight Challenge Continue reading Heathrow Airport launches blueprint for zero carbon domestic flight at ... Read More

[2021] Heathrow Airport launches blueprint for zero carbon domestic flight

eturbonews- February 18, 2021 0

Heathrow has successfully pitched two carbon-cutting concepts to Innovate UK’s Future Flight Challenge Continue reading [2021] Heathrow Airport launches blueprint for zero carbon domestic flight ... Read More

Lufthansa Group streamlines pilot training program

eturbonews- February 17, 2021 0

A modern framework, with a campus model and ab-initio training will be offered for cockpit crews of Lufthansa Group Airlines in the future Continue reading ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport’s new Fire Station 1 now operational

eturbonews- February 16, 2021 0

New fire station 1 went into operation at Frankfurt Airport's CargoCity South in February 2021 Continue reading Frankfurt Airport’s new Fire Station 1 now operational ... Read More

European Aviation Safety Agency certifies Moscow Cargo LLC

eturbonews- February 15, 2021 0

Moscow Cargo LLC is a modern high-tech cargo aviation terminal and the main handling operator of Sheremetyevo International Airport, which serves 68% of the airport's ... Read More

Google fined $1.33 million over misleading hotel rankings

eturbonews- February 15, 2021 0

Google is accused of having created its own rating system for hotels, which uses stars and features its own algorithm Continue reading Google fined $1.33 ... Read More

Elephants are starving in Thailand and Tourism is to Blame

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2021 0

Besides people also Elephants are fighting for survival. This is true in resort cities like Pattaya, Thailand. Continue reading Elephants are starving in Thailand and ... Read More

Embraer delivers 130 jets in 2020

eturbonews- February 12, 2021 0

Although deliveries accelerated during the fourth quarter of 2020 relative to the three previous quarters, they were heavily impacted, mostly in commercial aviation, due to ... Read More

Air France-KLM and Airbus launch call for expressions of interest for hydrogen branch in Paris airports

eturbonews- February 11, 2021 0

Paris Region, Choose Paris Region, Groupe ADP, Air France-KLM and Airbus are launching an unprecedented worldwide call for expressions of interest for the hydrogen branch ... Read More