Travel Warning – Airlines reroute flights due to potential airstrikes in Syria

WVN – The European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation – an intergovernmental organisation with 41 Members and the European air traffic control agency (EASA) has issued an alert warning of potential airstrikes into Syria with Air-to-Ground and or cruise missiles within the next few days. Airlines are warned to avoid the Eastern Mediterranean […]

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TripAdvisor Recognizes World’s Best Airlines With 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards

WVN – TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice® awards for airlines, identifying travelers’ favorite carriers around the globe. For 2018, Singapore Airlines was named the number one airline in the world and Southwest Airlines ranked as the best U.S. carrier. Award winners were determined using an algorithm […]

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Number of Chinese tourists traveling abroad set to hit 200 million in 2020: report

WVN – The new report “2017 Global Tourism: Making waves in Asia”, explored the key growth drivers in Chinese outbound travel destinations, a theme that CLSA, Asia’s capital markets and investment group, has tracked since 2005. While 2016 was challenging, impacted by terrorist attacks in Europe and weaker spending in the US, the tide turned […]

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Flying to America? Get ready to be interrogated by airlines

WVN – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has authorized carriers to begin asking U.S.-bound passengers additional screening questions on over 2,000 daily flights starting on Thursday. The interrogation or conversations may include the purpose of your trip to the U.S., whether your bag has been in your possession at all times and other questions […]

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