Month: January 2016

IRU’s global partnership for sustainable transport at milestone conference in Ashgabat

ASHGABAT – The IRU-led public-private Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport (GPST) is recognised as the primary tool to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the transport sector at the first ever Global Conference on Sustainable Transport, held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, 26 and 27 November 2016. The IRU-led public-private Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport…

Holland America Line launches ‘Selling and Sailing in the Mediterranean’ HAL Academy Specialist training course

In the most recent installment of Holland America Line’s Specialist Training Courses, travel professionals can learn the ins and outs of “Selling and Sailing in the Mediterranean.” The award-winning Holland America Line Academy designed the online courses to help travel professionals increase their cruise sales by giving insider tips, tricks and tools centered around a…

Alaska Airlines announces new seasonal flights from Portland, Oregon to Baltimore, Milwaukee and Philadelphia

SEATTLE – Alaska Airlines is bringing four new markets to customers in the Rose City. New seasonal service will include Portland-Philadelphia starting May 22; Portland-Milwaukee, Wisconsin, starting June 5; and Portland-Baltimore starting June 6. New nonstop service between Portland-Albuquerque will start Aug. 18 and operate year-round. “We’re super excited to launch four new nonstop daily…

EC, INEA delegation visits France test site for new generation air traffic management system

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Delegates from the European Commission (EC) and the Innovation and Network Executive Agency (INEA) have visited the Marseille Air Traffic Control Centre (ACC) in France, one of two sites testing the new generation air traffic control (ATC) system, 4-FLIGHT. The delegation was accompanied by representatives of SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM), and the…

Dubai Parks and Resorts announces daily ticket prices

LONDON, UK – Dubai Parks and Resorts announces daily ticket prices for the much-anticipated theme park destination which will open on 31 October this year.  This unique destination is comprised of three theme parks – Bollywood Parks Dubai, MOTIONGATE Dubai, and LEGOLAND Dubai, together with the LEGOLAND Water Park. Guests will have access to nearly 100…

Singapore Airlines bringing A350 jet to its service to Houston

HOUSTON – Just weeks after launching its new non-stop route between George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Manchester Airport in England, Singapore Airlines announced it will debut its A350 service in Houston in January 2017. The twin-jet featuring Singapore Airlines’ new three-class cabin (business, premium economy and economy) will service the route between Houston and Manchester…