Long Haul

A Multibillion-Dollar Industry Is Getting Nervous as the U.S. Loses Favor Among Tourists

As more international travelers decide to skip the United States, 10 business associations, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National …

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Cabin crew members share their secrets for a stress-free flight including handy in-flight hacks

When it comes to stress-free travelling, nobody has it quite together as much as cabin cew.<p>After all, they're taking to the skies almost every day - …

Airlines

China - Europe rail freight: in it for the long-haul

Wilhelm Patzner, CEO of Far East Land Bridge, talks to Keith Barrow.

Logistics

4 up-and-coming island escapes that could be the new Bali

If you’ve been to Bali—or just watched Julia Roberts explore the island on Netflix—you’re probably at least somewhat aware of its reputation as the …

Lifestyle

SAA competitors could benefit from shift of flights to Mango - expert

Cape Town - The decision by South African Airways (SAA) to shift a number of its flights to low-cost subsidiary Mango, could actually benefit the …

Airlines

The Airport Lounge Conundrum — Airline Innovation Report

<i>The Skift Airline Innovation Report is our weekly newsletter focused on the business of airline innovation. We will look closely at the</i> …

Airlines

International visitors to USA decline in 2017

Visit USA Coalition was launched this week as a travel industry trade groups partnership to work with the Trump administration to reverse the decline …

Frequent-flyer Programs

BYD leads US market for electric trucks

BYD, the China-headquartered electric vehicle manufacturer, is expanding into the US market for electric short-haul trucks and, outside of a few …

News (China)

SAA domestic flight cuts don’t go far enough

It was clear two decades ago that low-cost airlines were the future of short-haul aviation. Since then, we have witnessed low-cost carriers emerge on …

Airlines

The unexpected thing cabin crew say will help you sleep on a plane

Very useful advice...<p>There are lots of annoying things about long-haul flights, but nothing is quite as frustrating as clock-watching for hours at a …

Cabin Crew

You Can Book a Flight to a Sandy Caribbean Beach for As Cheap As $59

Get far away from gross winter weather.<p>The low-cost, long-haul airline Norwegian Air has some leftover tickets from their New Year Sale — including …

Air Travel

Why You Should Fly First Class at Least Once, and How to Afford It

With so many websites offering free financial tools, it can be hard to know whom to trust. At NerdWallet, we thoroughly research financial products …

Airlines

See if airlines owe you money from up to 3 years ago with AirHelp’s new tool

It’s hard enough getting airlines to reimburse you for that hellish trip you had to endure last night, much less last year. But now, one app is …

Airlines

Coalition formed to reverse the drop in international visitors to the U.S.

President Trump's statement about immigrants aren't solely responsible for the drop in international travel to the U.S. but they're not helping, …

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Chinese investment into UK doubles despite lower global spend

Chinese investment into the UK doubled during 2017 to a record high as investors jumped at the chance to buy coveted British assets at cheaper …

Economy

These airplane 'seats' are the closest thing to your bed at home

Etihad Residence - a private lavatory, a sitting area and a bed, a real bed, that accommodates two people.<p>Airlines make a big deal about the comfort …

Airlines

End of the A380 superjumbo? Airbus warns future of plane at risk

Company says unless Emirates buys more of the jet then ‘there is no choice but to shut down the programme’<p>Airbus said on Monday that it might have to end production of the double-decker A380 superjumbo jet, having booked no new orders for the plane in two years.<p>The European aerospace group had been …

Business

Qatar fighter jets intercepts UAE passenger flight in international airspace, claims Emirati authorities

A Qatari fighter jet has intercepted a civilian airliner flying in international airspace on its way to Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates has …

Middle East

You need to see these cabin crew's incredible travel Instagrams

Working as cabin crew involves spending a lot of time in an aeroplane 40,000 feet in the air, which might be why these air stewards make the most of their time on the ground with incredible travelling photos.<p>Because while long-haul flight attendants probably spend more time in the air in a week …

Travel

Body Clocks and Productivity

Efficient Self Management<p>18th century French physician and philosopher Julien Offroy De La Mattrie said, "The human body is a machine that winds its own springs."<p>One of the reasons I write this column every week is to simply slow myself down, to pause for reverie.<p>Writing weekly for Inc. Magazine …

Star Trek

Australia and Japan reverse tourism relationship

When the Nagano Olympics were opened by Emperor Akihito in 1998, most Australians had little idea of where the historic alpine city was, nor did they …

Japan

Why is Everyone Scared of Microsoft Becoming the Next IBM?

Microsoft is a company that has been evolving during the past decade and it’s future, while still bright, is not what some expected from a company …

Microsoft Azure

Airbus Beats Boeing in Annual Jet Order Contest With Last-Minute Selling Spree

Frenetic selling in the closing weeks of 2017 saw Airbus overhaul Boeing’s recent lead in the global jet market to win their annual order contest for …

Technology

Coffee is the Grossest Thing Aboard Airplanes — Besides the Lavatories?

“Coffee. Don’t drink the coffee on airplanes. It’s the same potable water that goes through the bathroom system”, according to this article …

Airlines

In it for the long haul...

by David Flynn | January 16, 2018<p>Get ready for a new wave of long flights. <i>Really</i> long flights that'll see you spending up to 18 hours in the air.<p>It …

Airlines

8 Ways to Avoid Jet Lag, According to Airline Staff

Traveling is one of the best things in life, in my opinion. But there is one thing that we all hate about the activity: jet lag. It can knock you out for a good few days, both during your trip and when you return home, and unfortunately there isn't a magic cure. However, there are tips and tricks …

Wellness

Asia’s airline wars: the great profit squeeze in the sky

On January 3, Singapore Airlines shocked its customers with a plan to charge them up to $50 just for using a credit card to book its cheapest seats. …

Airlines

BA announces perfect way for Saudi residents to enjoy holiday adventure

Author: ARAB NEWSSun, 2018-01-14 03:00ID: 1515864295137889100British Airways has just announced the perfect way for residents across Saudi Arabia to …

Airlines

Great Barrier Reef tourism spokesman attacks scientist over slump in visitors

Col McKenzie calls on government to stop funding work of Terry Hughes, saying tourists ‘won’t do long-haul trips when they think the reef is dead’<p>A Queensland tourism representative has called one of the Great Barrier Reef’s leading researchers “a dick”, blaming the professor for a downturn in …

Oceans

Gatwick just announced it had a record-breaking 2017 as passenger numbers near 46m

Gatwick Airport rounded off a trio of records for London airports, announcing today it welcomed 45.6m passengers last year.<p>It comes after both …

Aviation