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Air India Hosts First Star Alliance Chief Executive Board Meeting In India
12/17/2014 7:45:33 PM
Air India played host to the first ever Star Alliance Chief Executive Board Meeting (CEB) held in India. This follows the national carrier’s joining the world’s longest serving and most comprehensive airline alliance in July this year. Speaking to both local and foreign media in New Delhi today, Rohit Nandan, CMD Air India, thanked all CEOs for travelling to India and for a …
VIA Rail Canada sets foot in China
12/17/2014 1:05:59 PM
VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has signed a partnership with Hainan Airlines, the first to be concluded with a company based in China. As well, for the first time, this partnership will allow an airline company to sell VIA Rail tickets. Hainan Airlines’ ticket offices and other travel agencies will be able to combine air and rail segments and issue a single electronic ticket with …
Lufthansa to offer new helicopter service from Munich
Lufthansa to offer new helicopter service from Munich
12/16/2014 10:00:11 AM
Lufthansa customers will be able to reach the ski slopes even faster this winter. A new helicopter service from Munich will commence on 1 January 2015. Lufthansa’s hub in southern Germany is the perfect departure point to reach the nearby ski resorts as quickly as possible. Whether it’s Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Zillertal, Kitzbühel, SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental or other …
12/14/14 EDITORIAL: Independent Author Salvatore Ingoglia Junior’s New Release for New Year 2015
12/15/2014 1:00:00 AM
The New Year 2015 is quickly approaching and it is important to head into the New Year with a brand new mind set and willingness to improve ones marriage and relationship with ones partner. Introducing Salvatore Ingoglia JR, and his new independent Release ‘ How to save your marriage: Applying spiritual ways that allow you to know how to improve your marriage. Salvatore …
TAP Portugal Improves Customer Experience with CA Technologies
12/10/2014 9:16:00 AM
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that TAP Portugal is using CA Application Performance Management (APM) to ensure the performance of critical business applications and improve the experience and quality of service provided to customers. Named the “Best Airline in Europe” by Global Traveler magazine in 2013, TAP Portugal serves more than 10 million passengers …
News Brief: IATA Launches Lithium Battery Risk Mitigation Guidance for Airline Operators
12/8/2014 8:42:58 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the publication of the first edition of the Lithium Battery Risk Mitigation Guidance for Operators. This free online guidance material provides airline operators with critical information related to the safe handling and transport of lithium batteries by air. “Lithium batteries are safe to transport provided that …
Accenture Awarded Contract to Support Increased Tourism in Japan
12/8/2014 8:36:32 AM
The Japan Tourism Agency (JTA) has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a seven-month contract to provide management consulting services to help increase the number of tourists to Japan. The effort is part of the government’s initiative to attract 20 million foreign tourists in the run up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.   Accenture will present recommendations to …
Beijing International – Asia’s busiest airport – chooses SITA for passenger processing
Beijing International – Asia’s busiest airport – chooses SITA for passenger processing
12/4/2014 11:07:19 AM
Asia’s busiest airport, Beijing Capital International Airport, has once again chosen SITA to provide its passenger processing technology to manage its more than 80 million passengers. The award follows the highly successful 15-year relationship during which SITA supported the airport during the Olympic Games traffic surge in 2008. In this four-year, multi-million dollar …
Delta Reservations Premium Sales and Service teams recognized by J.D. Power for Customer Service Excellence
12/3/2014 9:44:08 AM
Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE: DAL) Reservations division, Premium Sales and Service, has been recognized for customer service excellence by the J.D. Power Certified Contact Center Program. “Congratulations to our Delta colleagues in Reservation Sales for achieving the high distinction of J.D. Power Contact Center certification for our Premium Sales and Service groups,” said …
oneworld is Global Traveler’s best airline alliance – five years in a row
12/2/2014 10:43:48 AM
one world® has been named the Best Airline Alliance in Global Traveler magazine’s 2014 GT Tested Reader Survey – for the fifth year in a row. Global Traveler describes its GT Tested awards as "the Super Bowl of travel" with " one world the quarterback of the team, shining as Best Airline Alliance for the fifth year in a row.  Its team members are definitely an elite squad". …
Investec Bank Joins Q400 NextGen Aircraft Family Following Lease Agreement with Thailand’s Nok Air
12/1/2014 9:32:57 AM
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft officially welcomed Investec Bank plc (“Investec”) to the family of Q400 aircraft lessors as Thai premium low-cost carrier Nok Air and the international bank and asset manager closed the sale and leaseback of two extra capacity Bombardier Q400 NextGen airliners. The 86-seat aircraft recently joined the carrier’s fleet as part of a purchase …
Lufthansa hands over “Robert Koch” evacuation aircraft
11/27/2014 12:31:25 PM
Federal Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe accepted receipt of the world’s first evacuation aircraft for transporting and treating Ebola patients on behalf of the German government today. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr handed over an Airbus A340-300 for its new role in Berlin on Thursday (27 November). At the request of the …
Aeroflot Resumes Regular Flights To Kharkiv And Dnepropetrovsk
11/27/2014 11:08:33 AM
Starting from December 1, 2014 Aeroflot resumes regular flights to Kharkiv and Dnepropetrovsk. Daily flights will be operated from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, Terminal D on the modern aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100. Aeroflot will provide two daily flights on the route Moscow — Kharkiv — Moscow in accordance with the following schedule: - SU1810 leaves Moscow at 00:40, SU1811 …
Inmarsat and ESA sign Iris Precursor partnership
11/26/2014 12:43:32 PM
Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service is to play an integral part in the future European air traffic management (ATM) infrastructure. Inmarsat has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) for the Iris Precursor partnership which will upgrade SwiftBroadband to meet the demanding standards set for ground-based VHF data links. This will enable Single European …
Australia’s newest airport opts for SITA’s cloud technology
11/26/2014 11:41:18 AM
Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport, Australia’s first privately-funded public airport, has chosen SITA’s common-use technology for passenger management. The new airport, which opened last week, is using SITA AirportConnect Open to run common-use check-in and boarding, as well as to provide kiosk check-in for Qantas passengers. Wellcamp Airport is the first public airport to be …
Delta Supports Educational Program in the Caribbean
11/26/2014 11:28:48 AM
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is supporting the development of Caribbean students by providing opportunities to participate in an upcoming Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholarship program through a partnership with the Barbados Association of Atlanta Scholarship Committee, the Caribbean Diaspora for Science, Technology and Innovation (CADSTI-SE) and …
VietJet Air celebrates delivery of first aircraft ordered from Airbus
VietJet Air celebrates delivery of first aircraft ordered from Airbus
11/26/2014 11:07:32 AM
Vietnam’s VietJetAir has celebrated the delivery of its first A320 ordered directly from Airbus at a special ceremony in Toulouse today. The event was attended by top management from the airline, including Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao and Managing Director Luu Duc Khanhm, and witnessed by Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Transport Pham Quy Tieu. The delivery marks the …
US Marine Corps awards Rolls-Royce v-22 engine services contract
11/25/2014 10:49:09 AM
Rolls-Royce has been awarded a new, two-year contract to provide aftermarket engine support for the US Marine Corps and Air Force V-22 fleets, which provides a more than 30 percent reduction in support costs. The contract, through the company’s innovative MissionCare™ model, is valued at up to $287 million and will cover all V-22 aircraft across the Marine and Air Force …
French President François Hollande inaugurates new Safran/Albany production plant in eastern France
French President François Hollande inaugurates new Safran/Albany production plant in eastern France
11/24/2014 11:27:00 AM
François Hollande, President of France, Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO of Safran, and Joseph G. Morone, President and CEO of Albany International Corp., today inaugurated a new production plant in Commercy, eastern France, within the scope of the industrial partnership between Safran and Albany. Opened in May 2014, the plant makes parts for new-generation aircraft …

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