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21 Jan, 2020, 13:45 GMT Some U.S. Airports Begin Checking Passengers for a Deadly New Chinese Virus

Officials report that passengers from Wuhan, China are now being screened at J.F.K. New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles airports for infection...


15 Jan, 2020, 06:00 GMT Fraport Traffic Figures 2019: Frankfurt Airport Serves More than 70.5 Million Passengers

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than 70.5 million passengers in 2019 – achieving a new all-time record by exceeding the 70-million mark for the...


06 Jan, 2020, 20:13 GMT Hamad International Airport Marked A Record Number of Passengers in 2019 With 38.78 Million Passengers Served

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has announced that it has served a record 38,786,422 passengers in 2019, which is the most number of passengers it...


20 Dec, 2019, 11:08 GMT Rapiscan® Systems RTT®110 Is the First Approved CT EDS on the TSA Air Cargo Screening Technology List (ACSTL)

Rapiscan Systems RTT®110 is the first high-speed Computed Tomography Explosive Detection System (EDS) to be approved on TSA's Air Cargo Screening...


13 Dec, 2019, 06:00 GMT Fraport Traffic Figures - November 2019: Frankfurt Airport Sees Decline in Traffic

FRA/gk-rap – In November 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed almost 5.1 million passengers – representing a 3.4 percent decrease compared to the...


29 Nov, 2019, 10:36 GMT Aeroflot Reaffirms Global Leadership: World's Leading Airline Brand and Best Business Class According to World Travel Awards 2019

Aeroflot has once again affirmed its position as a leader in global aviation, winning two top prizes at the Grand Final of the prestigious World...


27 Nov, 2019, 09:00 GMT Rapiscan® Systems RTT®110 Achieves Highest Explosive Detection Systems Standard in the EU

Rapiscan System's RTT 110 Explosive Detection Systems (EDS) has been tested by the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) and achieved the ECAC...


25 Nov, 2019, 07:00 GMT Embraer Delivers Its First Jet to the Spanish Airline Binter, a New Model in Europe

The Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer delivered the first of five E195-E2 model aircraft, a new model in Europe, this Thursday. They were...


19 Nov, 2019, 19:40 GMT Kiwi.com, One of the World's Leading Travel-tech Companies, Is Becoming the First Virtual Global Supercarrier

"The Kiwi.com Virtual Global Supercarrier vision is a long run which we plan to fully achieve within three years," says Oliver Dlouhý, CEO of...


17 Nov, 2019, 13:00 GMT Mystifly Announces Launch of 'OnePoint C2' - Industry's First API Tailored to Elevate Air Travel Retailing Experience

In yet another move to simplify the post ticketing experience, Mystifly unveils – 'OnePoint C2'. Geared towards enhancing the customer experience for ...


13 Nov, 2019, 06:00 GMT Fraport Traffic Figures - October 2019: Growth Momentum Slows

FRA/gk-rap – Some 6.4 million passengers traveled through Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in October 2019, up 1.0 percent compared to the same month last...


11 Nov, 2019, 07:00 GMT Air Partner plc Opens Office in Dubai

Air Partner plc ("Air Partner" or "Group"), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Dubai as it...


06 Nov, 2019, 06:00 GMT Fraport Group Interim Release - Nine Months 2019: Fraport Reports Solid Revenue and Earnings Performance

Fraport AG continued its growth trend in the first nine months of the 2019 business year, achieving an increase in both revenue and earnings. This...


30 Oct, 2019, 02:49 GMT Xinhua Silk Road: Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone aims to build China's Aerotropolis

Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone established an international experts committee during a talent recruitment event held in Zhengzhou, the capital city...


29 Oct, 2019, 12:01 GMT IBS Software Appoints Aviation Industry Veteran Tim Campbell to Boost Expansion Worldwide

IBS Software, the global travel software specialists, has employed aviation industry veteran Tim Campbell as 'Senior Vice President, Business...


24 Oct, 2019, 11:47 BST SalamAir Adds Bahrain to Its GCC Network

As part of its regional network expansion, Sultanate's fastest-growing value-for-money airline SalamAir has added a new direct service from Muscat to ...


23 Oct, 2019, 10:35 BST Business Jet Deliveries to Reach 919 Units by 2025 | CAGR: 3.8%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global business jet market size is expected to reach USD 29.32 billion by 2025, registering a CAGR of over 3% from 2019 to 2025, according to a...


23 Oct, 2019, 08:00 BST Staycations Set to Boom After Brexit, New Research Reveals

The UK tourism industry will receive a boost from holidaying Brits as more people choose to take staycations amidst Brexit travel concerns, new...


22 Oct, 2019, 14:17 BST Hamad International Airport Expansion: Airport Capacity to Soar to More Than 60 Million Passengers Annually

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has revealed plans for its second expansion phase which will feature a spectacular 10,000 sqm indoor tropical...


22 Oct, 2019, 12:11 BST Volocopter Air Taxi Flies Over Singapore's Marina Bay

Volocopter, the pioneer in Urban Air Mobility (UAM), successfully completed its first manned flight over Singapore's Marina Bay today. This was the...


19 Oct, 2019, 13:52 BST De Havilland Canada Books Its First Firm Order for Dash 8-400 Aircraft with Purchase Agreement from Air Tanzania

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) announced today that the United Republic of Tanzania, represented by the Tanzanian...


15 Oct, 2019, 05:58 BST Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam named "Asia's Leading New Airport 2019"

Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh Province has been named "Asia's Leading New Airport 2019" at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Oceania....


14 Oct, 2019, 06:00 BST Fraport Traffic Figures - September and First Nine Months 2019: Frankfurt Airport Reports Stable Growth

FRA/gk-rap - Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed some 6.7 million passengers – an increase of 1.3 percent year-on-year. Correspondingly, aircraft...


10 Oct, 2019, 09:15 BST Innovation Company Quantron AG Continues to Establish Itself Firmly in the Field of E-mobility

The company, which is specialized in innovative e-mobility solutions, is further expanding its pioneering position. The focus continues to be on the...


09 Oct, 2019, 00:05 BST 2020 Travel Trends: Expedia and Conde Nast Traveller bring you '20 trips to take in 2020'

Expedia and Condé Nast Traveller come together to share predictions of what's hot in travel for 2020. Using extensive knowledge and Expedia UK travel ...