A strong commercial aviation industry, stable defence spending and the need to service all platforms throughout their lifecycle are driving a growing aerospace market, according to the Boeing Market Outlook.
Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has met with some of the leading partners in the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre to discuss the projects the body will launch following the opening of its new physical facility on Mona campus of the University of the West Indies in October this year.
Routes Africa, which returned to the aviation event calendar last year with a successful event in Ghana, will take place this year in Mombasa in Kenya as part of a long-term commitment by Routes to help develop new routes to, from and within the continent.
EmbraerX has unveiled a new electric flying vehicle concept during the Uber Elevate Summit in Washington, DC. The event convenes a global community of manufacturers, investors, policymakers, and government officials, all working to make the urban aerial ridesharing vision a reality.
Invited to attend the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony in Mauritius, French actors and producers Bruno Solo, Pascal Elbé, Michel Boujenah, Pierre Rochefort and actress Nicole Garcia were welcomed to Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa.
The silver-gilt trophy, presented since the inaugural Rugby World Cup tournament in 1987, was transported on Emirates flight EK318 from Dubai to Tokyo, arriving to a champion’s welcome.
The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on the breath-taking Atlantic island to find out who among them would be crowned best of the best. Winners at the red-carpet reception included the enchanting city of St. Petersburg, Russia, voted Europe’s Leading City Destination.
Madeira is making final preparations as it steps up to host the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on June 8th. Leading travel industry figureheads from across the continent are attending what will mark the inaugural World Travel Awards ceremony in the breath-taking island destination.
Among an impressive line-up of speakers will be Olivier Granet, chief executive, Kasada Capital Management, the new billion-dollar, sub-Saharan investment fund, the first and biggest of its kind in Africa, targeting both greenfield and brownfield projects.
The International Air Transport Association has resolved to accelerate the global implementation of the One ID initiative, which uses a single biometric identifier to move passengers through the airport, without the need for paper travel documents.
The International Air Transport Association has resolved to support the global deployment of radio frequency identification for baggage tracking. The IATA annual general meeting also called for the implementation of modern baggage messaging standards to more accurately track passengers’ baggage in real time across key points in the journey.
The International Air Transport Association has overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue important work for full implementation of the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation.