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International Tourism to End 2023 Close to 90% of Pre-Pandemic Levels

Source: UNWTO YTD change by region International tourism is on track to recover almost 90% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of this year. According to the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), an estimated 975 million tourists travelled internationally between January and September 2023, an increase of 38% on the same months of 2022. The newest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer also shows: World destinations welcomed 22% more international tourists in the third quarter of 2023 compared to the same period last year, reflecting a strong Northern Hemisphere summer season. International tourist arrivals hit 91% of pre-pandemic levels in the third quarter, reaching 92% in July, the best month so far since the start of pandemic. Overall, tourism recovered 87% of pre-pandemic [...]

2023-12-01T16:26:00+02:00December 1st, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Canada Selects Boeing’s P-8A Poseidon as its Multi-Mission Aircraft

Source: Boeing Partnership with Canadian industry will deliver long-term economic prosperity to Canada With the P-8, Canada secures NORAD and FIVE EYES allied interchangeability First delivery expected in 2026 The Government of Canada has signed a Foreign Military Sales Letter of Offer and Acceptance for up to 16 Boeing [NYSE: BA] P-8A Poseidon aircraft, as part of the Canadian Multi-Mission Aircraft (CMMA) project. Canada joins eight defense partners, including all of the FIVE EYES allies, the intelligence alliance that also includes the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, and becomes the fifth NATO nation to have selected the P-8 as its multi-mission aircraft. First delivery is expected in 2026. "The P-8 will bolster Canada's defense capability and readiness, [...]

2023-12-01T15:58:31+02:00December 1st, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

American Airlines earns top score in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index

Source: American Airlines American Airlines announces its annual rating on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s assessment of LGBTQ+ workplace equality American Airlines proudly announced that it received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. American joins the ranks of 545 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year. “We are proud of our 21-year partnership with the HRC and their recognition of American’s efforts in creating a supportive and inclusive environment for our team members and customers,” said Cedric Rockamore, American’s Vice President of Global People Operations, Diversity Equity and Inclusion. “American has [...]

2023-12-01T16:01:36+02:00December 1st, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

Air Transat and Porter Announce Transformative Joint Venture Benefiting Canadian Travellers

Source: Porter Airlines Travellers will have access to a broader network through enhanced commercial collaboration and optimization                                            Air Transat, air carrier subsidiary of Transat A.T. Inc. (“Transat”), and Porter Airlines (“Porter”) are extending their existing code-sharing agreement by creating a joint venture (the “Alliance”), transforming the current Canadian aviation competitive landscape. By combining both airlines’ complementary networks, this Alliance offers travellers significant benefits, including enhanced travel options across multiple regions. The Alliance expands services between North, Central and South America, Europe, North Africa, Mexico and the Caribbean, integrating Porter’s and Transat’s highly-complementary, non-overlapping networks at Toronto Pearson (YYZ) and Montreal Trudeau (YUL) airports. This feeder network strategy is designed to facilitate the acceleration of both airlines’ expansion in [...]

2023-12-01T15:59:33+02:00December 1st, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

Delta celebrates Atlanta Habitat for Humanity’s 40th Anniversary by building four new homes

Source: Delta Air Lines Atlanta Habitat for Humanity and over 1,100 Delta volunteers broke ground on the four new homes alongside the homeowners in Browns Mill Village in August, and dedications for all four homes were held in October In celebration of Atlanta Habitat for Humanity’s 40th anniversary, Delta built four new homes in 2023 – one for each decade of the organization’s service to the Atlanta community. This achievement sets a record for Delta's partnership with Atlanta Habitat, surpassing the previous high of three homes in a single year. “At Delta, our mission to connect the world creates opportunities, fosters understanding and expands horizons by connecting people and communities to each other and to their own potential,” said Matt [...]

2023-12-01T16:08:38+02:00December 1st, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

Pegasus Airlines is establishing Silicon Valley-based Technology Innovation Lab

Source: Pegasus Airlines Having launched its digital transformation program in 2018 under the motto Your Digital Airline, Pegasus Airlines is taking a significant leap in the technology arena to secure the sustainable development of its digitalisation journey. Following the decision to establish a Technology Innovation Lab in Silicon Valley, in the USA, Pegasus Airlines has begun working on the project. Through establishing a lab in Silicon Valley, the airline aims to monitor and assess on site the latest technological advancements worldwide. This move will further strengthen the company's global competitiveness and fortify its firm commitment to technological innovation. In a statement, Güliz Öztürk, CEO of Pegasus Airlines, said: "Our investments in technology stand out as one of the key elements that set us apart. [...]

2023-12-01T16:33:44+02:00December 1st, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

United Expands in Houston with $2.6B Terminal Project, State-of-the-Art Baggage System, New Club and Thousands of New Jobs

Source: United Airlines Terminal B investments include expansion of 40 gates for larger aircraft, allowing for 40% more people to fly from George Bush Intercontinental Airport New United Club will be the largest in the nation and Early Bag Storage facility is only one of its kind in North America Airline expects to create 1,500 United positions in Houston next year and another 4,000 construction-related jobs throughout the project CEO Scott Kirby on hand to celebrate overall growth in Houston as well as new direct flight to Georgetown, Guyana*, and the airline's new Airbus A321neo United today announced growth plans in Houston that include a $2.6 billion renovation and expansion of Terminal B at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), a new [...]

2023-11-30T17:49:23+02:00November 30th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

Delta delivers on its promises of reliability this Thanksgiving

Source: Delta Air Lines   Final numbers for the full holiday period of Nov. 17-28 are still pending**. However, from Friday, Nov. 17, through Sunday, Nov. 26, Delta carried more than 5.3 million customers on more than 43,000 flights systemwide. Delta delivered on its promise of a safe, on-time and elevated experience for the airline’s customers this Thanksgiving holiday, delivering five “brand days” – days when no flights were canceled across both mainline Delta flights and Delta Connection flights during the period spanning Friday, Nov. 17, through Sunday, Nov. 26. Furthermore, only seven mainline flights were canceled during that period. Final numbers for the full holiday period of Nov. 17-28 are still pending**. However, from Friday, Nov. 17, through Sunday, Nov. 26, Delta carried more than 5.3 [...]

2023-11-30T17:33:27+02:00November 30th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

ATR’s Product Development Strategy in a Nutshell

Source: ATR Paving the Way for Responsible Regional Aviation With a steadfast commitment to further connecting people and businesses in a responsible and affordable manner, ATR is continuously evolving its products to cater to the current and future needs of our customers worldwide. Our Product Development strategy relies on our ambition to continue offering flexible and versatile solutions to our customers, whilst dramatically reducing CO2 emissions and operating costs. In the short-term (2022 to 2025), we are focusing on continuous improvements of our product offering. Our aircraft are already the lowest emission regional aircraft on the market, and they produce no contrails. Thanks to the recently introduced PW127XT engines, the ATR 72-600 boasts a remarkable 45% reduction in CO2 emissions [...]

2023-11-30T17:44:48+02:00November 30th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

IATA and ARC Extend Direct Data Solutions Partnership

Source: IATA The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) have extended their Direct Data Solutions (DDS) partnership, which offers subscribing airlines the most comprehensive global set of airline sales, market and itinerary data. Signed at the 2023 IATA World Passenger Symposium, the partnership extension ensures more than 100 global airlines will continue to have access to this critical service for years to come. DDS incorporates airline-contributed data, IATA's Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) transactions and ARC's Area Settlement Plan (ASP) transactions into a single data source to support critical airline analytics and decisions. Jointly created in 2012 by IATA and ARC, DDS is the world’s largest and most comprehensive global airline ticket dataset. It includes more than 15 billion passenger [...]

2023-11-30T17:37:22+02:00November 30th, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|