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Airbus Announces Progress on Biotechnology Solution for Aviation Security Issues

Earlier this week Airbus announced that it, along with California-based biotechnology and artificial intelligence company Koniku Inc., has made a “significant step” forward in the development of a "disruptive biotechnology solution" for aircraft and airport security operations by extending research to include biological hazard detection capabilities. The two companies originally entered into a cooperation agreement back in 2017.  The cooperation agreement brought together the expertise of Airbus in sensor integration and aviation security operations with the expertise of Koniku in…

American Gears Up for Thanksgiving Rush With Domestic Widebody Flights,…

As the Thanksgiving travel rush befalls the United States, the big three carriers have been ramping up domestic operations in order to accommodate the record number of passengers set to travel this week. Domestic routes will see increased frequencies, unique flight times and even upgraded aircraft, including widebody aircraft primarily…

Have International Travel Fever? Here’s How to Book a Hotel…

Traveling abroad can get very expensive when it comes down to finding a hotel. Discover here how to find cheap hotels in Japan. Have you been thinking about jumping on a long-haul flight for Japan? You’d be right in thinking that it’s the perfect place for a vacation. Japan sees…

Reasons to Travel: 5 Undeniable Reasons Why Traveling is Good…

If you love traveling, then you probably don't need any more reasons to travel. But just in case, read on to learn how traveling benefits your health! Deciding to take a trip can sometimes feel pretty unimportant. Yeah, you could go but, if things get too busy at the office,…

Hong Kong Aviation Industry Still Facing Severe Turbulence as August…

The Hong Kong aviation industry is still reeling from protests that have gripped the city-state all summer. The former British colony is seeing the most critical crisis in decades as according to Hong Kong's Financial Secretary Paul Chan, the number of visitors fell 40 percent from last year. The world's…

Crossing O’er: Why North American Travelers Trek Across International Borders…

It’s not uncommon for the average person to go out of their way to save money. People will drive to a further gas station to save a few cents on gas, take indirect routes to avoid toll roads and spend hours comparing prices for a product, all to get the…

Thomas Cook Airlines Up For Sale as Consolidation of European…

U.K. operator Thomas Cook Airlines is up for sale, either in part or as a whole, as Thomas Cook Group PLC seeks to “enhance value to shareholders and intensify our strategic focus.” The airline of one of the world’s best-known travel brands is up for sale as its parent company…

Ryanair Pilot Unions Meet to Discuss Further Action After Summer…

Ryanair’s troubled summer of strikes appears to be continuing into the autumn given there is yet to be an agreement with any of the union groups it has recently recognized. The Irish carrier has been facing increased pressure from pilot and cabin crew groups across Europe with multiple strike action…

Opinion: Norwegian is a Win for Both Travellers and Airlines

Norwegian Air Shuttle has proved controversial since their introduction to the international market in 2013. In the United States especially, the airline has been met with criticism from legacy carriers and unions. Groups in the U.S. accuse the airline of circumventing labor laws by basing their subsidiaries in other countries…

Opinion: The Unaccompanied Minor Program Needs Reform

If you go the website of virtually any U.S.-based airline and try to buy a seat for anyone under the age of 15, you're met with a message that goes a little like this: "Tickets for travelers under the age of 15 cannot be booked online. To book a flight…