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IATA reveals fall in global freight traffic

IATA reveals fall in global freight traffic

The International Air Transport Association has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers, fell 4.7 per cent in April, compared to the same period the year before.

British Airways welcomes her majesty the Queen to celebrate centenary

British Airways welcomes her majesty the Queen to celebrate centenary

Her majesty the Queen has visited British Airways’ headquarters at Waterside, Heathrow, as part of the airline’s centenary celebrations. While at Waterside her majesty was introduced to colleagues in heritage uniforms from across the airline’s history and she visited British Airways’ museum, the Speedbird Centre.

AviaDev launches new consultancy alongside Midas Aviation

AviaDev launches new consultancy alongside Midas Aviation

AviaDev Consult - powered by Midas Aviation - has launched to provide tailored consultancy to the African and regional European markets. The consultancy has been formulated following a successful partnership between AviaDev and Midas that has been in place for 18 months.

Hainan seeks to woo golf travellers with new organisation

Hainan seeks to woo golf travellers with new organisation

The Hainan International Golf Alliance has been established in Haikou to bring together government and golf tourism stakeholders from across Hainan province. The body will seek to promote the tropical Chinese island as a golf tourism destination.

Final preparation begin for Vivid Sydney 2019

Final preparation begin for Vivid Sydney 2019

Light installations are beginning to be finalised throughout the Harbour City in preparation for the upcoming launch of Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the southern Hemisphere.

W Hospitality Group reveals growing pipeline in African hotel development

W Hospitality Group reveals growing pipeline in African hotel development

The stars of hotel development in Africa are Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco and Ethiopia, according to the eleventh annual survey by W Hospitality Group. The four countries head the top ten by numbers of rooms in the internationally branded hotel development pipeline, with Egypt showing 15,158 rooms in 51 new hotels.