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Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...ranges to mid-size airplanes, the 787 will provide airlines with unmatched fuel efficiency, resulting in exceptional environmental performance," Boeing has said. "The airplane will use 20 percent less fuel for comparable missions than today's similarly sized airplane." Lower fuel-costs could in theory lead ...

'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'

...anair taking the lead is very telling. "What those airlines are looking for is ancillary revenues so they can drive their fares down and stay competitive." An aerospace analyst for ratings agency Standard and Poor's, Leigh Bailey, believes there is a fine line to tread between offering the convenience of a ...

China to Replace France as World's Top Tourism Destination by 2014

...st board. Meanwhile, foreign tour operators and airlines are expanding services to meet growing demand in Beijing and across the country. This year alone, China's tourism industry is expected to generate 78 billion dollars, 2.5 percent of GDP, a figure that could rise to 277 billion dollars by 2017, acc...

Asia Pacific Region Officials Agree to Curb Aviation Pollution

...t is felt. For there is now a plethora of discount airlines and relentless construction of airports in regional cities around the world. Complex chemical reactions occur when aviation fuel is burnt at high altitudes. Consequently aircraft emissions become nearly three times as damaging to the atmosphere as ...

Scientists Assess Risk of Flu Pandemic Spread Via Global Airlines

...onal Air Transport Association, an organization of airlines comprising 99 percent of worldwide commercial air traffic. Census information from more than 3,000 urban centers in 220 countries and related disease patterns from those areas also was analyzed. The model already was introduced in a previous study ...

Air travel restriction could hinder flu

...the government on flu issues: “We're all sure that airlines play a role. . . . Leaping from this sort of analysis to interdiction of air travel I think is provocative, and we have to be very careful about that.” The flu is spread by people through coughs, sneezes and germy hands. However, scientists fail to...

German Manufacturers Find a Solution for DVT

...ers and more than 40 are long-haul passengers. But airlines continue to deny this fact and point out other situation in which prolonged inaction of the leg is experienced. But Professor Frits Rosendaal of the University of Amsterdam suggests that air travel increases the risk of DVT by a factor of five. In co...

Safety Measures Pose an Added Expenditure for the Airlines

...mic has caused the health officials to request the airlines for detailed information about the travellers//. T... But these pose an additional expenditure on the airlines which is already facing lot of difficulties. The new costs associated with additional safety measure...

Chicken Dishes Back On Airline Menus

...w case cropped up in the past couple of weeks many airlines have opted to serve chicken dishes on board.// T...one of the country's biggest meal suppliers to the airlines industry. To start with, Jet Airways and Indian Airlines have asked to get chicken back on th...

Special Wards for Bird Flu in Delhi Hospitals

...he Ghazipur Market," he added.. Most city hotels, airlines and restaurants have already stopped serving chicken since Monday....

Indian Government: No Reason For Worry About Bird Flu

...try products, even as a number of India's domestic airlines took chicken and mayonnaise off their menus. Making a statement in parliament, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said: "A series of strategic actions have been initiated immediately on confirmation of avian influenza. I would like to assure the hou...

U.S. To Tighten Sick Passenger, Quarantine Rules

...lth officials propose regulatory changes requiring airlines and shipping firms to hand over// passenger and cr..., when problems getting passenger information from airlines stymied its efforts to trace the contacts of those who had been infected. One of its new proposals,...

US Airlines Worried About Bird Flu In Passengers

...ficials in the United States are worried that U.S. airlines could be on the front lines in the event of an outbreak of the deadly bird flu//. Health officials are already issuing guidelines on the measures to be taken if any sick passengers are to be quarantined. The Federal officials are vested with authori...

Airlines Pilot At Heightened Risk Of Having Cataracts

...ying may increase the risk of having cataracts for airlines pilots, in comparison to non-pilots. The research was published in the recent issue of the journal Archives of Ophthalmology. Commercial airline pilots are reported to be at an increased risk for some cancers, but studies on the biological effects o...

China tells officials not to hide SARS damage

... offering subsidised interest payments on loans to airlines and travel agencies and a cut in taxes for other hard-hit sectors such as hotels and restaurants....

SARS reaches Russian Federation

...rantined. Russian aviation officials have ordered airlines and cargo carriers on Thursday to suspend reservations on flights to mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, in connection with concerns about the spread of SARS. They also warned of a complete halt of operations. Training on disinfecting the planes, i...

Flying with caution, with SARS

...ers postpone their trips. Safety measures taken by airlines and airports may lessen the risk for those travelers who must fly to affected countries. The Hong Kong Airport Authority has begun to take the body temperature of all outbound passengers to prevent the spread of SARS. Airlines have trained staff to s...

Pregnancy should not be confined

...ecommendations on flying during pregnancy.// Most airlines in the United States allow women to travel until t...hey are about 9 months pregnant, but international airlines prohibit women from flying after 35 weeks of pregnancy. In the absence of medical or obstetric com...

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