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Aviation

Aviation Wrap: Boeing’s $74m 737 MAX relief, Emirates helps Arsenal prepare for EPL run in with Dubai training camp + MORE!

When writing this week’s Aviation Wrap, we could have sworn the sound of airplanes taking off was in the air. On second appraisal, we discovered it was just tinnitus. 

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Tourism

Coronavirus: More cases confirmed on cruise, IATA head acknowledges role of aviation in spread of disease

Yet another cruise ship has been quarantined as the aviation industry offers best practice advice for avoiding infection. Hot tip: leave the masks and gloves at home.

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Aviation

Aviation Wrap: Air Canada’s new seasonal services, Singapore Airlines gets new route, Air New Zealand Nelson lounge opens + MORE!

Please stow your tray table and be sure your seat is in an upright position as we prepare to bombard you with all the latest updates, sales and general tat from direct from the aviation industry.

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Technology

Flight Centre’s FCM becomes first global TMC to achieve Level 4 NDC certification

Here’s some news about the NDC… the new distribution capability, that is. Not the Nimbin District Choir or the Nordic Diving Club.

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Aviation

New treaty seeks to crack down on unruly plane passengers

Tired of reading about passengers going on drunken rampages? We’re sure this news will be music to your ears.

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Aviation

Boeing to front big lawsuit from disgruntled pilots over 737 MAX, as American extends cancellations

by Christian Fleetwood

Almost 3,000 pilots from 12 international airlines have joined a class action fronted by an Australian law firm against Boeing.

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Technology

Amadeus unveils new tool for travel agencies

by Christian Fleetwood

Off the back of posting some decent quarterly results, Amadeus has revealed a new travel tool for agencies to help them deliver more personalised and differentiated travel experiences.

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Aviation

News

IATA chief urges continued, coordinated effort from safety regulators for Boeing 737 MAX re-entry

by Christian Fleetwood

Following its second Boeing 737 MAX Summit, the International Air Transport Association has urged continued cooperation between state safety regulators to return the jet to service.

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Aviation

More Boeing drama as it reveals other 737 aircraft parts could be faulty

The grey hairs are really starting to appear on the heads of Boeing execs following this latest revelation.

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Aviation

Travel Agents

IATA introduces new rule for agents

While stories about embarrassing industry gaffes and crazy plane passengers are Travel Weekly’s bread and butter, we also sometimes deliver useful news like this.

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Aviation

IATA releases 2018 airline safety performance

by Christian Fleetwood

Off the back of an awful year for air travel, the International Air Transport Association has released its annual safety performance data.

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Aviation

EXCUSE US? Qatar CEO says only a man can do his job

by Ali Coulton

The only saving grace of this incident is human-ray-of-sunshine and diversity champion, Alan Joyce stepping in to try and smooth things over.

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