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“Topiaries” Exhibit Takes Shape At Denver International Airport

Denver International Airport’s (DEN) Art and Culture program presents a new exhibit featuring an exceptional series of abstract paintings. The exhibit is located at the Terminal Gallery on level 5 west of the Jeppesen Terminal near the north security checkpoint, …

Peach Aviation orders 10 A320neo and three A320ceo

Airline to become first low cost carrier in Japan to operate A320neo.Japan’s Peach Aviation has signed a firm order with Airbus for the purchase of 10 A320neo and three A320ceo aircraft.     The order was announced at a signing …

The Harry Potter Shop Arrives At Heathrow Terminal 5

THE HARRY POTTER™ SHOP has officially opened its doors to passengers at Heathrow Terminal 5. The new 600 sq.ft. store in Terminal 5 has opened its doors today, the same week as the release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly anticipated …

Sabre Travel Network President Sean Menke Appointed As Executive Advisor

Sabre Corporation’s (NASDAQ: SABR) executive vice president and president for Travel Network, Sean Menke, has recently been appointed as executive member of the National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure (NACTTI).   The panel was established following last year’s …

flightSpeak Launches CheckPoint

flightSpeak, the most comprehensive global airport information mobile app for business and leisure travelers, introduces a new security wait time feature named CheckPoint, which provides estimated wait and screening times for security checkpoints at the top 100 busiest airports worldwide. …

  • Norwegian Unlocks New Escape Lounge To Premium Passengers At Oakland-San Francisco

    Published on : Saturday, November 12, 2016

    Low-cost airline Norwegian will give Premium passengers travelling to Gatwick from Oakland International Airport (OAK) free access to the airport’s brand new Escape Lounge from this month.   Passengers flying in Norwegian’s Premium cabin on its award-winning low-cost flights from …

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  • TAP With The Best October Ever

    Published on : Saturday, November 12, 2016

    According to the traffic results reported for October 2016, TAP has posted a 12.2 per cent growth in the number of passengers flown, compared to same month last year, rising to an overall 1,156.301 passengers carried in its system-wide network, …

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  • Southwest Airlines Honored Among Military Friendly® Employers

    Published on : Friday, November 11, 2016

    Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today it has been recognized as a Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse. This is Southwest’s eighth consecutive year on the list (2010-2017).   “To be recognized …

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  • FAA Administrator Focuses On The Caribbean

    Published on : Friday, November 11, 2016

    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today outlined the agency’s Caribbean Initiative with media and international stakeholders.   “The Caribbean region is of critical importance to the United States,” Administrator Huerta said. “By working together, we are building a …

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  • New Connections To China Announced While Long-Haul Routes Soar In Gatwick’s

    Published on : Thursday, November 10, 2016

    Gatwick’s busiest ever October, booming long haul services, and increased cargo volumes illustrate the vital contribution the airport continues to make to the local, regional and national economy. This October, 3.9 million passengers travelled through the airport, +7.1% on the …

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  • Hawaiian Airlines Partners With Chef Chang-Wook Chung To Develop Meals For Korea Flights

    Published on : Thursday, November 10, 2016

    Hawaiian Airlines, Hawai’i’s largest and longest-serving carrier, today announced a partnership with Korean celebrity chef Chang-Wook Chung to create in-flight meals for all guests traveling from Incheon to Honolulu in both the Business and Main Cabins as well as in …

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  • Jet Airways to launch direct daily services between Bengaluru and Singapore

    Published on : Thursday, November 10, 2016

    Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, today, announced the launch of a daily direct flight from Bengaluru to Singapore with effect from December 14, 2016, further expanding its connectivity across the ASEAN region.   The new flight will offer guests …

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  • New services for Hamilton with Barrier Air

    Published on : Thursday, November 10, 2016

    Barrier Air, currently flying routes between Auckland, Kaitaia, North Shore, Great Barrier Island, is extending it’s services from 8th February south to Hamilton on a daily basis.   Kiwi Regional Airlines passengers, flying routes between Nelson, Dunedin and Hamilton will …

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  • The ACTA Campus is now available in French and Air Canada Expert Certification Exams

    Published on : Thursday, November 10, 2016

    Starting today, French content is available on the ACTA Campus! ACTA members now have access to the programs that have been designed to enable lifelong learning through personal continuing education in both official languages.     With this launch Air …

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  • Austrian Airlines Reports Increase in Passenger Volume

    Published on : Wednesday, November 9, 2016

    Austrian Airlines transported more than one million passengers in the month of October 2016. This comprises a rise of 10.1 percent from the previous year. This increase is mainly due to the expanded bilateral flight traffic between Austria and Germany. …

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  • Hamad International Airport Launches HIA Qatar Mobile App for Android

    Published on : Wednesday, November 9, 2016

    Following the success of its iOS mobile app released earlier this year, Hamad International Airport (HIA) has launched the Android version of its innovative iBeacon enabled HIA Qatar app, offering more of HIA’s customers an interactive experience when travelling through …

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  • Record reliability: Delta marks 200th day without a mainline cancellation

    Published on : Wednesday, November 9, 2016

    On New Year’s Day 2016, Delta didn’t cancel a single mainline flight. It happened again the next day, and the next. Fast-forward to Sunday, Nov. 6, and the airline had gone 200 days this year without a single mainline cancellation—nearly …

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  • Air Astana takes delivery of its first A320neo

    Published on : Wednesday, November 9, 2016

    Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320neo at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse in the presence of airline executives and government officials. The aircraft leased from Air Lease Corporation is part of a deal announced at …

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  • Air Canada Named One of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for Fourth Consecutive Year

    Published on : Tuesday, November 8, 2016

    Air Canada has been named one of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers” for the fourth consecutive year in an annual employer survey by Mediacorp Canada Inc.       The national competition for 2017 recognizes employers with exceptional human resources programs …

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  • Chinese travelers name Delta’s In-Flight Service industry’s best

    Published on : Tuesday, November 8, 2016

    Chinese travelers recently recognized Delta’s In-Flight Service as best in the industry at the 2016 China Travel Awards in Shanghai. China Travel Award winners are nominated on by readers of prominent Chinese travel magazine Travel+ and selected by industry experts. …

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  • Thorbjørn Olesen secured a victory at the fourth Turkish Airlines Open with a final round

    Published on : Tuesday, November 8, 2016

    Olesen came under heavy pressure from David Horsey after the Englishman shot 29 on his front nine to cut the leader’s advantage. But three birdies in the space of four holes were enough to pull Olesen clear and set him …

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  • Gulf Air Enhances Falconflyer Loyalty Program With Akruu Partnership

    Published on : Tuesday, November 8, 2016

    The Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, today announced a partnership with Akruu, an innovative online loyalty portal that provides members the opportunity to earn Gulf Air Falconflyer miles through Akruu’s unlimited evolving and dynamic offers, further enhancing the …

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  • Gatwick Becomes UK’s First Autism Friendly airport

    Published on : Monday, November 7, 2016

    Gatwick has become the UK’s first Autism Friendly airport in recognition of the airport’s commitment to becoming an accessible and friendly environment for autistic passengers. The airport was presented with the award by The National Autistic Society’s Chief Executive at …

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  • Shannon Airport Santa Flights Back By Popular Demand

    Published on : Monday, November 7, 2016

    Santa’s busiest annual day in the region – short of December 25th itself – is already on the arrival and departure’s board at Shannon Airport, with confirmation this week that the Santa Flights are set to return next month. Saturday …

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  • Celebrations All Around As 116 Apprentices Graduate From Heathrow Academy

    Published on : Saturday, November 5, 2016

    Twelfth annual ceremony celebrated 116 apprentices graduating in courses ranging from business administration to retail Fifty per cent of graduates are from the five boroughs around the airport: Hounslow, Hillingdon, Ealing, Spelthorne and Slough Heathrow has contributed over £7.3m to …

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