Archive for the ‘Travel News’ Category

New York tourism ‘Quacking’ – video

Posted by stephen on August 31, 2009

Embedded video from CNN Video

Dubai’s designer hotels

Posted by stephen on August 26, 2009

Dubai is to become the capital of couture as two of the world’s most iconic fashion houses set to launch their new luxury hotels in the emirate. The Palazzo Versace Hotel and the Armani Hotel will offer the ultimate in designer luxury living, featuring an array of fabulous facilities and lavishly designed interiors fit for [...]

Continental to add Houston-Edmonton flights

Posted by stephen on August 24, 2009

Continental Airlines has announced plans to begin new non-stop service from its Houston hub to Edmonton International Airport beginning November 1. The daily flight is the 11th Canadian destination to be served by Continental and the airline’s fourth Canadian destination from Houston.
The service will be operated using a Boeing 737-500 aircraft with 114 seats. The [...]

Luxury hotel for $19 a night?

Posted by stephen on August 11, 2009

A luxury resort in San Diego is offering rooms for $19 a night. Yes, that’s right. But there is a catch – you have to sleep in a tent.
The staff at the Rancho Bernardo Inn will remove the mattress and headboard and provide a small tent instead. In order to reduce the regular room rate [...]

Aero-Instruments to offer pitot tubes for Airbus aircraft

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

Ohio-based Aero-Instruments has received US FAA parts manufacturer approval (PMA) to market retrofit pitot probes for a large variety of Airbus aircraft,…
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Eurofighter nations to agree Tranche 3A configuration by year-end

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

Four partner nations have until year-end to agree the production configuration for their combined 112 Tranche 3A Eurofighters …
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Cathay Pacific team reviewing business model

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways has a team assessing its business model in light of the recent industry downturn. The recent downturn has…
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AirAsia X to increase KL-Melbourne flights

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

Malaysian long-haul low-cost carrier AirAsia X plans to increase its weekly Kuala Lumpur-Melbourne services to 11 from seven effective 1 December.
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Jade Cargo hires sales agent for Middle East, India

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

China cargo carrier Jade Cargo International and France headquartered Air Logistics Group (ALG) have expanded their partnership, with ALG acting as Jade’s…
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Hypersonic X-51A gets December launch date

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

The US Air Force Research Laboratory is making final preparations for a four-flight scramjet test programme that it hopes will prove that achieving hypersonic…
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