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Busiest Year Ever for a Scottish Airport

Edinburgh Airport in Scotland has recorded the busiest year ever for a Scottish airport with more than 14 million people passing through in 2018. A total of 14,310,403 people passed through Scotland’s busiest...

Hyatt Hotels Testing Google Assistant’s Interpreter Mode

Hyatt is collaborating with Google to pilot a new capability of the Google Assistant – Interpreter Mode. With this feature, users would be able to receive translations for dozens of languages and conduct...

HKIA Handled 74.7 Million Pax and 427,725 Flight Movements in 2018

In 2018, Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) handled 74.7 million passengers and 427,725 flight movements, representing yearly increases of 2.5% and 1.7% respectively. The total cargo throughput also increased by 1.5% year-on-year to...

ANA Sponsors US Open Champion Naomi Osaka

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has finalized a sponsorship agreement with 2018 US Open champion, Naomi Osaka.  The deal means that Osaka's tennis gear will feature the ANA logo when she plays in tournaments...

Dassault Aviation Appoints Jean Kayanakis as Senior Vice President

Dassault Aviation has appointed Jean Kayanakis as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Falcon Customer Service Service Center Network.  The newly created position encompasses responsibility for customer service activities, Dassault’s service center...

Air Canada Completes Acquisition of Aeroplan Loyalty Program

Air Canada has completed its acquisition of the Aeroplan loyalty business from Aimia Inc. The airline plans to launch a new loyalty program in 2020. When it does, Air Canada has said that Aeroplan Members' Miles will...

Raffles Resort in Maldives to Open 1 February 2019

AccorHotels has confirmed the 38-villa Raffles resort in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll of Maldives will open on 1 February 2019. Raffles Maldives Meradhoo is located at the southern end of the Maldives archipelago,...

Aviation: RPKs and ASKs Up 6.2% and 6.8% in November 2018

IATA’s global passenger traffic results for November 2018 show that total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.2% when compared to November 2017, a slight deceleration from 6.3% growth in October 2017.  Capacity (available...

U.S. Air Force Accepts First Boeing KC-46A Pegasus Tanker Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force has accepted the first Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft, setting the stage for the aircraft’s delivery to McConnell Air Force Base, in Wichita, Kan., in the coming weeks. “The...

British Airways Launches Electric London Taxi Service at Heathrow

British Airways has launched an electric taxi service at London Heathrow. The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) taxis will join British Airways’ fleet of chauffeur-driven executive vehicles, to drive premium customers at risk...