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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. …

  • County’s Young Leaders To Be Recognised With Shannon Airport

    Published on : Thursday, September 15, 2016

    The search is on for Co. Clare’s top young community leaders following the launch today of the second annual Clare Garda Division Youth Awards, sponsored by Shannon Airport.   The awards seek to identify the county’s inspirational youth leaders and …

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  • Lax Hosts First-Ever Veterans Job Fair

    Published on : Thursday, September 15, 2016

    Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) hosted a job fair for veterans to assist 23 LAX employers meet their staffing needs with former military personnel. LAX targeted the veteran community, but the general public was welcomed to attend.   Approximately 100 …

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  • Travelers at Denver International Airport Can Now ‘Eat Mor Chikin’

    Published on : Thursday, September 15, 2016

    Denver International Airport (DEN) today announced the opening of Chick-fil-A in the center of the B Concourse.   Located in the food court in the center of the B Concourse, the new restaurant will operate from 5 a.m. to 10 …

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  • Gatwick Partner With Parallel London To Support World’s First Fully Inclusive Push/Run

    Published on : Thursday, September 15, 2016

    As Britain’s Paralympians go for gold in Rio a team of 30 staff and supporters from Gatwick Airport swapped runway duties for the running track in support of Parallel London – the world’s first fully inclusive push/run held at the …

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  • Ethiopian won Reward Employer of Choice & Local Attractiveness Employer

    Published on : Thursday, September 15, 2016

    Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is pleased to announce that it has won two coveted awards in the first East Africa Careers in Africa Choice Awards, at a top tier event hosted by the Global …

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  • Hong Kong Airlines Celebrates Flight to Yonago, Japan

    Published on : Thursday, September 15, 2016

    Commenced on 14 September 2016, Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, becomes the first and the only carrier providing direct twice-weekly flight service between Hong Kong and Yonago, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. The new service is operated by an all-economy …

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  • British Airways launches Trade Graduate Programme for Travel Trade Partners

    Published on : Thursday, September 15, 2016

    British Airways is delighted to launch the Trade Graduate Programme, a one-of-a-kind initiative that aims to recognise, motivate and reward travel agents for their unwavering commitment to the airline.     The Trade Graduate Programme will equip our trade partners …

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  • FAA Proposes $892,500 Civil Penalty Against Air Methods Corp.

    Published on : Thursday, September 15, 2016

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes an $892,500 civil penalty against Air Methods Corp. of Englewood, Colo., for allegedly operating an Airbus EC-135 helicopter on passenger-carrying flights when it was not airworthy.   The FAA alleges …

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  • Hong Kong Airlines Confirms Order For 9 More A330s

    Published on : Thursday, September 15, 2016

    Hong Kong Airlines has signed a contract with Airbus for the firm order of nine additional A330-300 aircraft.   The aircraft will be operated across a network which links Hong Kong with a wide range of destinations in Asia, and …

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  • Ethiopian Inks MoU with Addis Ababa University

    Published on : Wednesday, September 14, 2016

    Ethiopian Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Addis Ababa University, to initiate strategic collaboration in the areas of Information and Communication Technology, at a ceremony held at Ethiopian Headquarters on September 13, 2016   The MoU calls …

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  • Mark Powers Retires From JetBlue CFO Role

    Published on : Wednesday, September 14, 2016

    JetBlue Airways Corp. today announced that Mark Powers, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will retire from the CFO role effective November 1, 2016. He will remain an advisor to the company for one year.   Jim Leddy, JetBlue’s …

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  • FAA Holds DC-Area Community Workshops

    Published on : Wednesday, September 14, 2016

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is holding three community workshops this week in Arlington, VA, the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. and Bethesda, MD, to talk to local residents about proposed new departure routes from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport …

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  • Lot Plans Further Growth – New Aircraft And New Connections Next Year

    Published on : Wednesday, September 14, 2016

    LOT presented its 2020 profitable growth strategy. During that time the carrier plans to achieve sustainable viability and become a leading airline in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe servicing over 10 million passengers per year, gradually increasing its fleet …

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  • Hawaiian Airlines Announces On-Time Performance for July

    Published on : Wednesday, September 14, 2016

    Hawaiian Airlines’ flights in July arrived on schedule 88.8 percent of the time, as reported today by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Hawaiian ranked second in fewest flight cancellations for the month with 0.2 percent, representing 16 cancellations out …

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  • ‘Discover Pittsburgh’ On Your Travels Sept. 12-16

    Published on : Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    As part of Pittsburgh International Airport’s commitment to bringing more of the region into the airport and celebrating local institutions, food, music and culture, the airport is rolling out several programs aimed at boosting a better sense of place.   …

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  • Sydney Airport Welcomes Hainan Airlines’ New Changsha-Sydney service

    Published on : Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    Hainan Airlines’ new service from Changsha touched down for the first time at Sydney Airport this morning, marking a new route for the airport.       The twice-weekly service is operated by an A330-200 aircraft with 250 seats.   …

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  • New Exhibition At Lax Provides A Surreal View Into A Dreamlike World

    Published on : Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, announces a new art installation titled Transfiguration by Los Angeles artist Erika Lizée in the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International …

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  • World’s First Trials Of A New Security Screening System Taking Place At Shannon Airport

    Published on : Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    A new checkpoint concept which could halve the time spent in security by millions of passengers at airports around the world is being trialled at Shannon Airport.   Shannon, Europe’s first pre-clearance airport, is the first airport in the world …

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  • August Performance Helps Glasgow Scorch Previous Summer Passenger Record

    Published on : Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest summer on record after more than 943,000 passengers travelled through its doors in August representing a 7.4% increase on the same period last year.   It means that almost three million passengers used Glasgow …

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  • Boeing Forecasts Demand in China for 6,810 Airplanes, Valued at $1 Trillion

    Published on : Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    Boeing , China’s leading provider of commercial airplanes, projects a demand for 6,810 new airplanes in the country over the next 20 years. Boeing released its annual China Current Market Outlook today in Beijing, estimating the total value of those …

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