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Etihad Airways, citing competition, announces layoffs

DUBAI: Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways, citing “an increasingly competitive landscape,” says it is...

20th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Iran signs $16bn deal to buy 80 Boeing aircraft

IRAN:IranAir said it signed a deal on Sunday to buy 80 passenger planes from U.S. aircraft maker Boe...

12th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Qantas to fly Australia-London non-stop

AUSTRALIA:Qantas plans to operate non-stop flights from Perth to London, the world's first regular p...

12th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Heavy fog strands 10,000 at Chengdu airport

CHENGDU: More than 10,000 passengers have been stranded at an airport in Chengdu since Wednesday nig...

8th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

55 world heritage sites in danger

ABU DHABI: Fifty-five out of a total of 1,052 heritage sites around the world feature on the UN cult...

4th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Boeing tax break ruled unlawful by WTO

NEWYORK: The US has been given 90 days to drop a special tax exemption for the giant aerospace compa...

1st Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Germany’s Lufthansa cancels 912 flights in pilot strike

BERLIN: German airline Lufthansa says it has canceled 912 flights on Thursday as pilots strike for ...

24th Nov, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Thomas Cook profits down in tough year

TURKEY: Thomas Cook's profits have fallen after a tough year for the tourism industry, with trading ...

24th Nov, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Pilots at Germany’s Lufthansa launch 2-day strike

BERLIN: Pilots at German airline Lufthansa have launched a two-day strike in a pay dispute, a walkou...

24th Nov, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

World’s Top Ten Airlines 2017

KATHMANDU:AirlineRatings.com, which regularly reviews carriers around the world, has recently relea...

17th Nov, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Indian police suspend 2 officers for fake Everest claim

NEW DELHI: Two police officers – a husband and wife – have been suspended in India for falsely ...

17th Nov, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Aftershocks as tourists evacuated in quake-hit New Zealand

New Zealand: Rescuers in New Zealand on Tuesday began airlifting relieved tourists stranded by a 7.8...

16th Nov, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

British Airways will add extra seats in economy cabins

LONDON: British Airways plans to add extra seats into each economy class row on some aircraft. Th...

10th Nov, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Air France-KLM to launch lower cost airline

PARIS: Air France-KLM is creating a more "competitive" long-haul airline to win back customers from...

10th Nov, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Cuba kicks off int'l ballet festival

HAVANA: The 25th International Ballet Festival of Havana was kicked off on Friday night, drawing com...

1st Nov, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Norway May Limit the Number of Tourists Visiting Outdoor Attractions

Norway’s leading hiking and outdoor group,Norsk Friluftsliv , is looking to limit the large numb...

20th Oct, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew