Four million travellers to US in October

While not dramatically improving, the report of 4 million foreign travellers to the United States is still a 1% increase on the same month in 2008 and becomes the first non-Easter increase since 2008

Countries on US watchlist protest being singled out

Algeria and Syria are two of the countries found on the recent watchlist compiled by the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and have expressed their displeasure about being s...

Virgin Atlantic confirms ten new A330s, ditches A340s

Virgin Atlantic has this week confirmed that it will firm up orders for six new A330-300 aircraft with Airbus, and sign a contract to lease four more, but this appears to be at a cost to their carrie...

“Modest” rebound in travel expected this year

The United States Travel Association is predicting a small recovery for the travel and tourism sector in 2010, with a 2% increase in leisure travel as well as 3% increase in international inbound tra...

8.3 million passengers carried in 2009, HA says

Hawaiian Airlines has boasted that in 2009 it managed to grow its passenger numbers, achieving a record 8.3 million passengers for the full calendar year a 6.2% increase on 2008 figures.

Canada investigates how green biofuels really are

The Canadian government has announced that it will investigate the environmental and health effects of producing ethanol as well as biodiesels as reports come in of overseas production facilities hav...

Orders for Airbus double that of Boeing in 2009

Airbus Tuesday reported that it had received 271 new orders for aircraft in2009, and while significantly down from the 777 orders in 2008 manages to nearly double the figure that Boeing received.