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Travel News: Southwest Releases Statement regarding Trump Grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8

In a statement released this afternoon, Southwest Airlines noted they are fully complying with the presidential order to cease flying Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and provided details on customers… Read more »

Travel Megatrends 2019: Labor Shortages Force a Wake-Up Call (reblog from Skift)

“From cockpits to guest rooms, the travel and tourism industry confronts a dire need in finding and training qualified job applicants to fill their needs. Training and rewarding workers in… Read more »

Travel News: Research Shows Hackers Are Attacking Airlines More Than Ever (reblog from TravelPulse)

From Travel Pulse: “Hackers are targeting airlines. We saw it with Cathay Pacific Airlines’ data hack of 9.4 million passengers in 2018, and some are even saying that might have been the case… Read more »

Travel News: Biman Bangladesh plane forced to land in ‘hijack attempt’ (Reblog from SamChui.com)

via Biman Bangladesh plane forced to land in ‘hijack attempt’ – SamChui.com ========================================== For more travel related news, check out our travel news section. If you liked this content, please do… Read more »

Travel News: Southwest Calls Flight Disruptions a ‘Deliberate Effort’ by Mechanics (Reblog: Skift)

“Southwest Airlines Co., battered by more than a week of flight delays and cancellations from a rash of aircraft maintenance issues, said its investigation has identified a small group of… Read more »

Breaking News: No survivors in Amazon Cargo Plane crash outside of Houston

According to the FAA, a Boeing 767 operated by Atlas Air crashed 30 miles southeast of Houston George Bush Airport. You can read the FAA”s official statement via Twitter, below: According… Read more »

Developing Story: American Airlines Flight Attendants Burlesque Video Prompts An Outcry (Reblog)

“A video that apparently shows four off-duty American Airlines flight attendants performing a burlesque-like routine has drawn the ire of two American unions. The airline said it had nothing to… Read more »

All the Places Giving Away Free Food This Valentine’s Day | Travel + Leisure (Reblog)

“…if you’re still looking for last-minute plans, we’ve got you covered. Plenty of restaurants (and even a meal kit service) are offering deals for the holiday, including free chocolate, dinner specials… Read more »

Travel News: Can Pilots ‘Step on the Gas’ if They’re Behind Schedule? (Reblog)

“It’s a familiar scenario for passengers: your flight is delayed by 30 minutes. Then 45 minutes. You risk missing that important meeting. It’ll be touch and go. But then, you… Read more »

Travel News: Airbnb Counters Paris’ Claims That Many Listings Are Illegal – Skift (Reblog)

“Airbnb Inc. said rules for short-term tourist rentals in Paris are excessively bureaucratic and might breach European Union standards, as the city’s authorities seek a 12.5 million-euro ($14 million) fine… Read more »

Travel News: Freshman rep Ocasio-Cortez wants high-speed rail to overtake aviation via Travel Weekly (reblog)

“The sweeping Green New Deal resolution put forward by Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday has elicited concern from the Democratic head of the… Read more »

Travel News: Aventri Rolls Out Artificial Intelligence-Powered Meetings Bots: Business Travel News (Reblog)

Aventri Rolls Out Artificial Intelligence-Powered Meetings Bots “Aventri has teamed up with chatbot technologist Sciensio to introduce a meetings chatbot capability. The tech frees event organizers of fielding frequently asked… Read more »

LaGuardia Airport Flights Shutdown: is this the beginning of the end of the government shutdown?

The FAA reported today that flights have been briefly shutdown at LaGuardia Airport in NYC reportedly due to a shortage of air traffic controllers affected by the ongoing government shutdown…. Read more »

Travel News: Travelstop Counts on Asian Startups to Unlock New Era in Corporate Travel – Skift

“Asia’s corporate travel management space is ripe for a shakeup. The reasons are not dissimilar to those in North America and Europe, where startups such as Palo Alto-based TripActions and Barcelona-based TravelPerk have jumped… Read more »