Boeing Max still unsafe, FAA and US Secretary of Transportation knows Aviation Feature, Aviation News

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The two Boeing MAX 737 crashes not only killed hundreds of airline passengers in more than 35 countries but also destroyed the reputation of Boeing, the largest maker of planes in the world.
In addition, a game of avoiding the truth was played not only by Boeing but by the FAA, the US Government agency assigned to investigate. Today Victims of Ethiopian Airlines met with U.S. DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg. The message is: FAA needs new leadership and Boeing must be held accountable.
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Seychelles welcomes Moscow flights to Mahe Aviation Feature, Aviation News

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Seychelles has welcomed the recent announcement of Aeroflot’s launch of flights from Moscow to Mahe, after the western Indian Ocean country reported the re-opening of its borders on March 25, 2021. This route was previously served from 1993 to October 2003 and linked the island destination to Russia’s capital city. Now, as from April 2, […]
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Heathow CEO: Chancellor continues to ignore UK’s aviation sector Aviation Feature, Aviation News

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Failing to even mention aviation, let alone provide full business rates relief for airports in today’s Budget, is a missed opportunity to ensure the sector can play a key role in the country’s economic recovery Failing to even mention aviation is a missed opportunity to ensure the sector can play a key role in the […]
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Clean Air in Hotel Rooms: How and Why Aviation Feature, Aviation News

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In a World Tourism Network (WTN) event, Alan Wozniak of Pure Air, Juergen Steinmetz, and Dr. Peter Tarlow talk about the importance of clean air in hotel rooms especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Tarlow opened the discussion saying that the whole issue of pure air in hotel rooms, conference centers, or wherever people gather […]
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US travel agency air ticket sales still in the red Aviation Feature, Aviation News

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US travel agency seven-day air ticket volume and other variances ending February 28, 2021
These totals represent sales generated by U.S. travel agencies and processed through the ARC settlement system
Results are based on weekly sales data ending February 28, 2021, from 11,089 U.S. retail and corporate travel agency locations, and online travel agencies

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) today reported the following consolidated airline ticketing volume variances, compared to the same period in 2019.
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NDC: Helping or hindering travel industry recovery? Aviation Feature, Aviation News

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Designed to transform the way air products are retailed to corporations and travelers, the New Distribution Capability (NDC) is to be a new standard that will allow airlines to personalize their offers and sell their ancillary products beyond their own websites. Is it working?
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The newly appointed ICAO Secretary-General is the right man at the right place at the right time Aviation Feature, Aviation News

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The future of the aviation industry has big challenges. A new Secretary-General for the international body assigned to regulate aviation will have a challenging position.
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Emirates and Dubai Health Authority create seamless travelers’ digital COVID-19 records verification Aviation Feature, Aviation News

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Dubai to become one of the world’s first cities to implement digital verification of passenger medical records relating to COVID-19 testing and vaccination
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