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4 killed as small aircraft crashes near Dubai international airport

1 month ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

A small aircraft involved in a runway upgrade at Dubai International Airport crashed Thursday night, killing four people and halting traffic at the world's busiest airport for international travel for almost an hour.
Authorities could not explain what caused the crash of the Diamond DA62 plane with a tail number belonging to Flight Calibrations Service Ltd. of Shoreham, England.
The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority said the three British citizens and one South African on the plane were killed.
Early Friday morning, police, paramedics and flight investigators worked at the crash site...
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March Passenger Traffic Sets Another Record at Denver International Airport

March Passenger Traffic Sets Another Record at Denver International Airport

1 month ago   |   By Travel and Tour World

Nearly 5.5 million passengers passed through Denver International Airport in March 2019, rounding out the busiest first quarter in the airport's history and setting the record as the busiest March ever at DEN.
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Orlando International Ends First Quarter of 2019 With Double-Digit International Traffic Increase

Orlando International Ends First Quarter of 2019 With Double-Digit International Traffic Increase

1 month ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

For the first three months of 2019 international traffic at Orlando International Airport increased by nearly 16 percent. Part of that increase can be attributed to the introduction of new international air service from Spirit, Thomas Cook and Virgin Atlantic airlines.
“As the most visited destination in the country, we have consistently added new air service, both international and domestic. Orlando International continues to look ahead and plan for future growth,” says Phil Brown, Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “The decisions we're making today will...
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

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Coordinated Effort to Safely Return 737 MAX to Service

Coordinated Effort to Safely Return 737 MAX to Service

The International Air Transport Association urged state aviation safety regulators to continue to align on technical validation requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry... Read more ...

IBTM China announces new Technology Zone for 2019 show

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Sri Lanka is now safe for tourists

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Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas appointed Dant Hirsch as its General Manager

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Dubai Duty Free presented with a new award by the China Outbound Tourism...

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Dubai Duty Free was presented with a new award by the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute . The travel retailer was felicitated with a Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards in... Read more ...

Gulf Air Features United Nations Videos On Its Inflight Entertainment System

Gulf Air Features United Nations Videos On Its Inflight Entertainment System

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, will feature United Nations' award-winning series of short feature stories - ‘UN in Action', that reports on the... Read more ...