Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Aeroflot flies off with first-ever Business Traveller Award

AeroflotAeroflot has been named Best Airline in Eastern Europe at the Business Traveller Awards, the first time that the Russian flag carrier has scooped one of the annual awards voted for
by readers of leading UK magazine Business Traveller.

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Ryanair Appoints Handler At London Stansted Airport

RyanairRyanair today (15 Oct) announced that it has chosen OmniServ as its new handler at London Stansted Airport, following an extensive tendering process.

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Spotlight on Ireland at travel fair in Rimini

REPRO FREE 12/10/2018, Rimini, Italy – Ireland was promoted by Tourism Ireland to thousands of Italian travel professionals attending the annual TTG Incontri travel fair in Rimini. PIC SHOWS: David Cleary, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum; Giuseppe Monteverde, Irlanda in Italiano; Elena Toniato, Galway 2020; Ilaria Bianchi, Aer Lingus; Niamh Kinsella, Tourism Ireland; Bridgette Brew, Galway 2020; and George Hook, Irish Rugby Tours, at TTG Incontri in Rimini. Pic – Tourism Ireland (no repro fee) Further press info – Sinéad Grace, Tourism Ireland 087-685 9027The island of Ireland was promoted by Tourism Ireland to thousands of Italian travel professionals attending the annual TTG Incontri travel fair in Rimini.

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The Stage is Set – Travel Forward Welcomes Travel Tech’s Big Three

image005 (1)Travel Forward, the new travel and hospitality technology event co-located with WTM London, has secured the presence of the three established travel technology giants –Amadeus, Travelport and Sabre.

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BelugaXL has the largest cargo bay cross-section of existing cargo aircraft in the world

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Airbus Beluga XL transport aircraft was debut launched in Toulouse, France this July, after undergoing 10 months of flight testing for certification it will be launched in 2019. It is among first of five which Airbus expects to build by 2023 to replace the existing BelugaST models which transfers large aircraft pieces.

Typhoon Mangkhut Causes Slight Drops in HKIA Air Traffic Figures for September

Hong Kong International Airport HKIAHong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded slight decreases in all three air traffic categories in September due primarily to Typhoon Mangkhut, which resulted in no flight movement for more than 20 hours. 

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Saturday, 13 October 2018

Chiang Mai Named One Of Condé Nast Traveller’s World Top 20 Small Cities 2018

TATNEWS-14Dec17After a record-breaking awards haul so far this year, Thailand has once again been recognised with yet another prestigious honour by Condé Nast Traveller’s readers, who voted Chiang Mai among the Top 20 Small Cities in the World in its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

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John Wayne Airport Posts August 2018 Statistics

John Wayne AirportAirline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in August 2018 as compared with August 2017. In August 2018, the Airport served 991,112 passengers, an increase of 6.1% when compared with the August 2017 passenger traffic count of 934,515.

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United Airlines introduces new programme to help Hurricane Michael victims

United AirlinesUnited Airlines announced a matching fund and bonus miles programme for the victims of Hurricane Michael.

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Malaysia Airlines’ Delights First-time Fliers to Langkawi

Malaysia AirlinesMalaysia Airlines made the first-time experience of flying on an airplane more memorable for 40 teachers and students from SK LKTP Tenggaroh Selatan, Kota Tinggi, Johor with a surprise send-off by the airline’s Group CEO Capt Izham Ismail who also presented them with exciting goodies.

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Singapore Airlines Launches World’s Longest Flight

SASSingapore Airlines (SIA) has launched the world’s longest commercial flight, between Singapore and New York.

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A new 737 MAX joins Oman Air Fleet

Oman AirOman Air has celebrated the delivery of its fifth of 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s it has on order. This comes at a time when the airline is continuing its trajectory of rapid growth and expansion. 

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Experience Of A Lifetime For El Prat teenager

IAGTOReal Club de Golf El Prat’s Eduard Rousaud Sabate had the experience of a lifetime when he was part of the European Junior Ryder Cup team at Golf Disneyland, in Paris.

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Course Conditioning Key Factor for Golfing Tourists

IAGTOUnderlining the increasingly key role played by golf course superintendents, course conditioning is the single most important factor in the decision-making process of golfing tourists.

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