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A United Airlines employee accused of calling blac actress “Shining Monkey”.

Aviation Report Cacilie Hughes was returning from speaking about women’s empowerment at a university in Michigan and was waiting for her luggage to arrive at United’s terminal inside George Bush Intercontinental Airport when the incident occurred. Hughes told the New York Times she had asked United employee Carmella Davano for a “refund code”, causing her […]

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Jewel Changi Airport opens in Singapore

Tourism Report Jewel Changi Airport has been unveiled, with Singaporean residents given a first sneak peek into the one-of-a-kind lifestyle destination. The 135,700 sqm complex, designed by world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, features a distinctive dome-shaped façade and firmly cements the facility’s position as the World’s Leading Airport. Officially opening to the public next Wednesday, more […]

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Balearic Islands are First Destination to Adopt UNWTO’s 2030 Sustainability Agenda

Mia Taylor, TravelPulse Senior Writer The Balearic Islands are leading the way in implementing the objectives of the UNWTO’s Tourism in 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which sets out a global framework to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and fix climate change until 2030 Deploying new resources and actions for the progressive adaptation […]

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Jetair shut down amidst fund crisis

Aviation Report Jet Airways , India’s oldest private airline, suspend all flights from Wednesday night as cash ran out and banks refused to give more money. It became the second major airline to shut down operations, even temporarily, this decade after Kingfisher in 2012. The move came after Jet’s lastditch attempt to raise emergency loans […]

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Iran Begins Direct Test Flights to Venezuela

Aviation Report Iran has begun direct test flights to Venezuela as they combat the U.S.-led blockade imposed on both countries. The Islamic Republic of Iran announced on Monday that they have begun direct test flights to the Venezuelan capital of Caracas. Spokesman of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization Reza Jafarzadeh said that test flights from Tehran’s […]

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The downfall of Jet Airways in India

Online Agencies In early January, Jet Airways and its main lender, State Bank of India met with aircraft lessors to assure them there was a plan to rescue the debt-laden carrier so it could pay them, sources familiar with the matter said. The idea was to shore up confidence in one of India’s biggest brands, […]

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Free Two-Night Getaway in Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways

Aviation Report Abu Dhabi is a vibrant and diverse city offering visitors the chance to explore cultural highlights, impressive architecture, world-class theme parks as well as striking beaches and desert landscapes. The city appeals to solo travelers and couples in search of unique travel experiences as well as families looking to create extraordinary memories with […]

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JetAirways avert major crisis

Aviation Report A major crisis at the struggling carrier Jet Airways was averted last week after its pilots’ body, National Aviator’s Guild (NAG), deferred till April 15 its call for halting operations. The decision was taken at an open house meeting of NAG members which took place in both Mumbai and Delhi on Sunday afternoon, […]