Munich Airport’s Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport Awarded Skytrax 5-Star Rating

(IN SHORT) Munich Airport International GmbH (MAI) and its subsidiary, Munich Airport NJ LLC (MANJ), proudly announced that Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) has been awarded a prestigious 5-Star Airport Terminal Rating from Skytrax, recognizing it as a world-class facility delivering exceptional customer experiences. Terminal A, opened in January 2023, offers travelers… Read the full press release

UN Tourism Commission Unites European Authorities to Propel Post-Pandemic Tourism Recovery

(IN SHORT) Europe’s national tourism authorities convened in Albania for the 70th meeting of the UN Tourism Commission for Europe, focusing on collaborative solutions to navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities in the post-pandemic tourism landscape. UN Tourism Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili lauded Albania’s exemplary leadership in tourism recovery and discussed sustainable tourism development with… Read the full press release

IATA Report Calls for Sustainable Alternatives to Single-Use Plastics in Aviation

(IN SHORT) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released a comprehensive report, “Reassessing Single Use Plastics Products in the Airline Sector,” aiming to assist airlines, regulators, and the airline supply chain in mitigating the environmental impacts of single-use plastic products (SUPP) in aviation. With the backdrop of the United Nations Environmental Program’s initiative to… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Partners with Air Ambulance NI to Support Critical Medical Services

(IN SHORT) Belfast City Airport has named Air Ambulance NI as its Charity Partner of the Year for 2024 and 2025, aiming to raise essential funds to sustain the organization’s helicopter-based emergency medical services in Northern Ireland. The partnership underscores the airport’s dedication to community welfare, with Anna McKelvey, Head of Marketing, emphasizing the airport’s… Read the full press release

ITA Airways Launches Direct Route Connecting Chicago and Rome

O’Hare is serving its largest number of Italian destinations ever in 2024 amid an increase in international air service this summer (IN SHORT) The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) collaborated with ITA Airways and the Consul General of Italy in Chicago to celebrate the inauguration of ITA Airways’ new nonstop flight service from O’Hare International… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Expands African Network with New Route to Kinshasa, DRC

The award-winning airline extends its frequency to Luanda, Angola to include the new route to Kinshasa, DRC (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways has announced the expansion of its network to include Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in a strategic move to enhance connectivity within Africa and beyond. Commencing from June 1, 2024, the airline will… Read the full press release