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Air Canada Launches its New LEAVE LESS Travel Program, Leading the Way for Sustainable Business Travel; Deloitte Canada is First On Board

Source: Air Canada Air Canada to offer Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) to its corporate customers; carbon offsets also available for purchase Deloitte Canada is the first participant to join program Airline acting on its long-term goal to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 Air Canada announced today that Deloitte Canada will be the first corporate customer to participate in its new LEAVE LESS Travel Program, which offers corporate customers effective options to offset or reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to business travel and reduce their carbon footprint. Corporate customers can now purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF), carbon offsets or a combination of both. The LEAVE LESS Travel Program is one of the many comprehensive initiatives being implemented as part [...]

2021-10-20T17:35:09+03:00October 20th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

Boeing Global Services CEO Ted Colbert Named Black Engineer of the Year

Source: Boeing Ted Colbert, president and CEO of Boeing Global Services, has been named Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) for 2022 by U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine. The award, the highest honor in the long-running program, recognizes a public or private sector leader who has navigated business challenges and expanded opportunities for African-Americans in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. "Ted Colbert's leadership, advocacy and true passion to drive positive change is nothing short of an inspiration," said Tyrone Taborn, CEO and Chief Content Officer for Career Communications Group, a media company that seeks to promote STEM careers. "Our selection committee prides itself on identifying Black leaders that champion diversity, equity and inclusion in all they do – [...]

2021-10-19T18:00:17+03:00October 19th, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Alaska is investing in emerging technologies to help the planet

Source: Alaska Airlines We’re proud of our ambitious goals to fly greener but know we can’t do it alone. This year, we set our most audacious environmental goal ever – to be Net Carbon Zero by 2040. But as a company that burns 750 million gallons of fuel every year, it’s going to take more than just recycling aluminum cans  to make a difference. We must continue to pursue pioneering technologies that will change the industry for the better. That’s where Alaska Star Ventures comes in, our new LLC, that will help us discover, partner with, and enable technologies to help us take real and meaningful steps toward reaching net- zero carbon emissions within the next decade or sooner. “To live our purpose and create an airline people love, we must operate every day in a way that cares for [...]

2021-10-19T17:58:29+03:00October 19th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. Announces Amendments to the Offers to Purchase and Removal of the Consent Solicitations for Any & All of its 7.375% Series 2020-1A Pass Through Certificates due 2027 & 11.250% Series 2020-1B Pass Through Certificates due 2025

Source: Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. (the “Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (“Holdings”) (Nasdaq: HA), announced today amendments to its previously announced (i) offers to purchase for cash (collectively, the “Tender Offers” and each, a “Tender Offer”) any and all of its 7.375% Series 2020-1A Pass Through Certificates due 2027 (the “Class A Certificates”) and 11.250% Series 2020-1B Pass Through Certificates due 2025 (the “Class B Certificates” and, together with the Class A Certificates, the “Certificates”) and (ii) Consent Solicitations (as defined in the Offer to Purchase), in each case set forth in the Company’s Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement, dated September 23, 2021 (the “Offer to Purchase”). The Company is amending the Offer [...]

2021-10-19T17:53:31+03:00October 19th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

Delta ready to welcome customers as international travel to the U.S. resumes

Source: Delta Integrated digital health credential platform Delta FlyReady will enable customer upload of required COVID-19 test/vaccine documents Effective Nov. 8, vaccinated international travelers who want to come to the U.S. can now do so, following the Biden Administration’s announcement that it will lift travel restrictions on foreign nationals that have been in place since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The reopening of international travel will allow for the reunification of thousands of families and friends from around the world who have been separated for more than 18 months, just in time for the holidays. International travel is vital to help reverse the devastating economic impact on America’s travel and tourism industry, which was hit hard by the pandemic. [...]

2021-10-19T17:47:49+03:00October 19th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

Air Canada to Launch New Flights Connecting Toronto to Santo Domingo

Source: Air Canada Two flights per week beginning Dec. 16 Convenient connections across Canada via airline’s Toronto global hub Air Canada today announced it will launch new seasonal service between Toronto and Santo Domingo as the airline continues rebuilding its North American network. Air Canada’s new Santo Domingo flights will operate twice weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Dec. 16 onboard Air Canada Rouge aircraft featuring Premium Rouge and Economy services, product enhancements including upgraded streaming entertainment and options to purchase high-speed wi-fi.  Seats are available for sale through all booking channels including aircanada.com and via travel agents. “As travel restrictions ease, we are committed to rebuilding our international network to connect the world to Canada, reunite people with families, friends, and business colleagues,” said Mark [...]

2021-10-18T17:51:04+03:00October 18th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

$294 Millon State-of-the-Art Economy Parking Facility Unveiled at Los Angeles International Airport

Source: LAX Online pre-booking system, electric vehicle chargers, available space indicators and more will elevate the parking experience at LAX Guests at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) now have access to one of the most advanced economy parking facilities at any U.S. airport with today's opening of a $294 million, state-of-the-art parking structure. LAX Economy Parking, known as the Intermodal Transportation Facility-West during construction, is the first major component of LAX's $5.5 billion Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) to be completed and opened to the public, and will become a centralized hub for ground transportation in the future. The four-story, 1.7-million-square-foot facility has approximately 4,300 new parking stalls for LAX. It features the latest in smart parking technology to create [...]

2021-10-15T23:08:07+03:00October 15th, 2021|AIRPORTS, News|

Airports of the future: Your first-hand look at robot mobile food ordering and gate delivery

Source: Fraport USA As travelers return to airports, airports are expanding their offerings of amenities that help make the terminal experience safe and stress-free. Topping the list of welcome and much-used new services are mobile food ordering programs that offer contactless ordering, payment, pick-up, or delivery. With the roll-out of OrderSEA, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is the latest airport to offer mobile food ordering with the option of airport-wide gate delivery. Runners from At Your Gate pick up the food and make the deliveries, sometimes with the aid of Gita, a two-wheeled cargo-carrying robot created by Piaggio Fast Forward, a Boston-area startup that is a subsidiary of Piaggio, the manufacturer of Vespa scooters. As it is at most other airports offering this service, [...]

2021-10-15T18:42:42+03:00October 15th, 2021|AIRPORTS, News|

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey seeks travelers and residents to join new Advisory Council for Newark Liberty International Airport

Source: Port Authority NY NJ The Port Authority is seeking interested individuals to serve on a new advisory council for Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), a panel that will include a cross-section of participants from among airport travelers, business operators, community members and local residents. The Newark Liberty International Airport Advisory Council, known as EWRAC, is scheduled to launch in November as a 12-month pilot program. Its members will be tasked with providing input to facility management on operations, customer service issues and community impacts from operations. The meetings will be held quarterly, on Wednesdays of every third month and generally in the evening. EWRAC seeks to empanel a diverse cross-section of between 15 and 21 members. Applications to participate on the council must [...]

2021-10-15T18:47:34+03:00October 15th, 2021|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

Boeing names Heidi Grant as Business Development Leader

Source: Boeing Pentagon veteran to lead sales team for company's defense, space and government services portfolios Heidi Grant, director of the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), has been selected to lead Boeing's defense, space and government services sales teams. She will join the company Nov. 8 as vice president of Business Development, leading the organization previously known as Global Sales and Marketing (GSM). In her current role she is responsible for the administration and execution of U.S. Department of Defense security cooperation programs and activities involving defense articles, military training and other defense-related services. She began her U.S. Department of Defense career in 1989 and held key roles with the departments of the Navy and Air Force, Office of [...]

2021-10-15T18:19:51+03:00October 15th, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|