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Carlson Rezidor announces first Radisson Blu hotel in Belarus and further strengthens leading position in Russia/CIS & Baltics
Carlson Rezidor announces first Radisson Blu hotel in Belarus and further strengthens leading position in Russia/CIS & Baltics
10/22/2014 1:56:48 PM
Carlson Rezidor, one of the  largest and most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, extends their network in  Russia/CIS & Baltics and adds a new country to their growing portfolio: Belarus.  The very first Radisson Blu hotel in the capital city Minsk will enjoy a prime  location on a main axis leading from the centre to the airport. Featuring 200  rooms with signature services …
Aeroflot Extends Collective Agreement With Employees
10/22/2014 1:54:14 PM
JSC Aeroflot management and airline employee trade unions have successfully concluded negotiations that extend the collective bargaining agreement currently in place for the period 2014 through 2017. The collective agreement calls for a wide range of benefits for employees, irrespective of union membership. Despite the challenging economic environment in Russia, the parties …
“Goldilocks Business” Optimal Business Growth Ltd becomes a HubSpot Certified Agency Partner based in the UK
“Goldilocks Business” Optimal Business Growth Ltd becomes a HubSpot Certified Agency Partner based in the UK
10/22/2014 10:05:05 AM
Optimal Business Growth Ltd announced it has joined HubSpot as a Certified Agency Partner. HubSpot, the world’s leading inbound marketing and sales platform, works hand-in-hand with Agency Partners to grow their businesses through inbound software, services, and support.   Optimal Business Growth will leverage HubSpot’s software and services to complement existing services …
Wine grape harvest after a historically cold Winter
Wine grape harvest after a historically cold Winter
10/22/2014 9:40:42 AM
Villa Milagro Vineyards in southwest Warren County, suffered severe damage to many of its vinifera vines, varietals such as Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.  “Not only were our fruit buds damaged,” says owner-winemaker Audrey Gambino, “but we also experienced outright vine death.”  Hit hardest were their Malbec and Shiraz vines that prefer slightly warmer winters.  Studies …
When Pumpkins Fly at Pocono Raceway
When Pumpkins Fly at Pocono Raceway
10/15/2014 6:24:43 PM
The Last Fling Pumpkin Sling has landed at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA October 18-19, 2014. Giulia Iannitelli, organizer of the event, comments, “Nearly 30 teams will be competing in the kids and adults divisions with their trebuchets and catapults launching pumpkins over a thousand feet.” Made famous by the Punkin’ Chunkin’ event seen on the History Channel each fall, …
Officials from the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment to Fly Sustainable
10/13/2014 5:12:44 PM
The KLM Corporate BioFuel programme , which was launched in 2012, is the tangible outcome of the Green Deal made between KLM and the Dutch Government in 2012. Partners in this biofuel programme commit to flying some of their journeys on aircraft powered by biofuels, thereby contributing to reductions in carbon dioxide emissions. All the bio-kerosene KLM uses on its …
News Brief: US Director National Intelligence to Address AVSEC World
10/13/2014 10:51:13 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that James R. Clapper, Director National Intelligence, United States Office of the Director National Intelligence, will deliver remarks at AVSEC World, taking place 27-29 October in Washington, D.C. Director Clapper will address the role of intelligence and working with aviation stakeholders to ensure the security of …
Pumpkin Sling Lands in the Pocono Mountains at Pocono Raceway
Pumpkin Sling Lands in the Pocono Mountains at Pocono Raceway
10/13/2014 5:57:46 AM
  LONG POND, PA (October 18, 2014) - One could say the idea of the Last Fling Pumpkin Sling began in the Poconos when organizer Giulia Iannitelli was attending the Shawnee Balloon Festival with her hot air balloon team and they had a discussion about of Punkin Chunkin. Seven years later the idea that was planted in the Poconos became a reality and was hosted in New Jersey …
Why Major Airlines Don’t Want You To See This Movie
Why Major Airlines Don’t Want You To See This Movie
10/8/2014 5:06:56 PM
Drama conveying truth is what feature films such as “Fast Food Nation”, “Erin Brockovich” and “The Insider” have in common.  The first uses drama to expose unknown perils in the fast food industry, and the others retell of personal sacrifice and heroics that brought truth to light. Fact Not Fiction Films’ most recent feature, “ A Dark Reflection ”, similarly conveys a truth …
oneworld is Business Traveller’s best airline alliance again
10/7/2014 12:45:17 PM
one world® has today been named Best Airline Alliance for the second year running in the 2014 Business Traveller awards – confirming one world’s position as the most highly prized global airline alliance.  one world is the current holder of an unprecedented six of the eight leading "best airline alliance" titles available in the various industry award schemes.  Besides …
Lufthansa Cargo to Operate All Flights despite Strike
10/7/2014 11:02:56 AM
Good news for customers of Lufthansa Cargo: the airline plans to operate all of its flights despite the walkout announced by the pilots’ union, Vereinigung Cockpit. The strike was set to ground all cargo flights scheduled to depart from Frankfurt on Wednesday and Thursday.  Two flights will be departing earlier than scheduled, allowing them to bypass the strike period. As …
Aircelle Europe Services doubles its maintenance, repair and overhaul capacity for jet engine nacelles
10/3/2014 9:23:03 AM
Aircelle (Safran) inaugurated a new building today for its Aircelle Europe Services business at Pont-Audemer in the Normandy region of France, doubling the operation’s capacity to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) on jet engine nacelle hardware. The additional 4,500 square meter structure – which is located adjacent to Aircelle Europe Services’ existing 3,000 …
News Brief: AVSEC World Conference to Discuss Critical Challenges to Aviation Security
10/2/2014 10:10:29 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that AVSEC World, the leading conference and exhibition devoted to aviation security, will take place 27-29 October in Washington, D.C. The annual event is expected to attract more than 300 delegates in security-related activities at airlines, airports, government agencies, defense and equipment and technology …
Top Five Best Places to Visit in Queensland to Enjoy a True Australian Experience
10/1/2014 11:01:28 PM
QUEENSLAND, Australia October 2014 – Possibly one of Australia’s most diverse states, Queensland offers travellers opportunities to explore and enjoy the dusty Australian outback, white sandy beaches, warm green rainforests and the scratchy muted bush. Based on sheer size alone, people – especially international visitors or out of state holiday-goers – often wonder where the …
New luxury Walking Tour to the isles of Arran, Islay and Jura, Scotland
10/1/2014 2:00:00 PM
About Argyll Walking Holidays celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2015 with the introduction of a second luxury hiking tour . This new trip will take their customers to three very distinctive islands: Arran in the Firth of Clyde, Islay and Jura, which are islands of the Inner Hebrides. The walks and visits to places of interest will reflect the diversity found on these …
Macquarie AirFinance Selects Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines
Macquarie AirFinance Selects Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines
9/30/2014 9:59:19 AM
Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 50 Bombardier CSeries aircraft ordered by Macquarie AirFinance (part of the global diversified financial services institution Macquarie Group) announced today by Bombardier. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Macquarie AirFinance intends to take delivery of 40 Bombardier CS300 …
Delta and GOL Highlight Social Media Potential at 42nd ABAV Expo
9/30/2014 9:49:00 AM
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and its Brazilian alliance partner, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes, both renowned for their innovative customer interaction through social media and other related technology applications, led a panel discussion on the impact of social media on the travel and tourism industry at the 42nd Brazilian Travel Agencies Association (ABAV) International …
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport expands use of Rockwell Collins common use passenger processing and self service solutions
9/30/2014 8:25:54 AM
Rockwell Collins announced today that it has completed the expansion of the company’s ARINC Common Use Passenger Processing Systems (CUPPS) and Common Use Self Service (CUSS) solutions at the major East African hub airport of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya. This is Rockwell Collins first major CUPPS installation in sub-Saharan Africa. Having installed …

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