Cyprus braces for closure of national air carrier

November 14, 2014 11:38 am· Comments Off on Cyprus braces for closure of national air carrier 

NICOSIA, Nov. 13 — Bailed-out Cyprus says it is bracing to immediately shut down Cyprus Airways, its national air carrier, in case the European Commission's competition watchdog rules against it in an authorized state subsidies case.

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Air France-KLM passenger traffic up 2.1% in October

November 14, 2014 11:38 am· Comments Off on Air France-KLM passenger traffic up 2.1% in October 

PARIS, Nov. 13 — Passenger traffic of Air France-KLM, Europe's leading airline, grew by 2.1 percent in October compared with the same month last year, the group said on Wednesday.

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China aircraft demand estimated at 5,483 over next 20 years

November 14, 2014 11:38 am· Comments Off on China aircraft demand estimated at 5,483 over next 20 years 

ZHUHAI, Nov. 13 — china will need 5,483 new civil aircraft in the next 20 years to cope with rising demand, the Aviation Industry Corporation of china (AVIC) predicted Wednesday.

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UAE airline gears up to tap potential global market

November 14, 2014 11:38 am· Comments Off on UAE airline gears up to tap potential global market 

DUBAI, Nov. 13 — The Middle East's biggest carrier Emirates said here on Wednesday that it has expanded its global route network by launching services to four new destinations Abuja, Chicago, Oslo, and Brussels.

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Violent robberies targeting tourists down 8%

November 14, 2014 11:38 am· Comments Off on Violent robberies targeting tourists down 8% 

PARIS, Nov. 13 — Robberies with violence targeting tourists went down by 8 percent over the nine months of the year compared to the same period in 2013 due to France's efforts to boost security in Paris' main tourist sites, data released by Paris Police showed on Wednesday.

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Unilever hails upcoming Dagupan island Tours

November 14, 2014 11:38 am· Comments Off on Unilever hails upcoming Dagupan island Tours 

DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 13 –Officials of multi-national company Unilever Philippines were all-praise over the upcoming Dagupan Island Tours when they came to visit Dagupan City last Nov. 12 to help launch the Pasiglahin ang Estudyanteng Pilipino (PEP), a supplementary feeding program for school kids.

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Albay tourist arrivals drop due to Mayon's lull — DOT

November 14, 2014 11:38 am· Comments Off on Albay tourist arrivals drop due to Mayon's lull — DOT 

By Samuel M. Toledo

LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 13 (PNA) — Arrivals of domestic and foreign tourists in Albay have been in a downward trend due to Mayon Volcano's long lull, now running 37 days after its alert level was raised to 3, a top Bicol tourism official said.

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Samal Island’s Sanipaan Marine Park tour launched

November 14, 2014 11:38 am· Comments Off on Samal Island’s Sanipaan Marine Park tour launched 

ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL, Davao del Norte, Nov. 13 -– The Sanipaan Management Committee of Barangay Tambo in cooperation with its Barangay Council and the city government here launched the Sanipaan Marine Park Tours on Saturday in an effort to develop and promote sustainable tourism in the island city.

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DOH-12 ready to handle Ebola, MERS-Cov cases

November 14, 2014 11:35 am· Comments Off on DOH-12 ready to handle Ebola, MERS-Cov cases 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 13 — The Department of Health (DOH) in Region 12 assured on Thursday that it is prepared to handle possible cases of the deadly Ebola Virus and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) that might enter the area.

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U.S. hospital pays settlement to Ebola victim's family

November 14, 2014 11:35 am· Comments Off on U.S. hospital pays settlement to Ebola victim's family 

HOUSTON, Nov. 12 — The family of the only Ebola patient who died in the United States has reached a quick settlement with the hospital that treated him for an undisclosed amount of money, U.S. media reported Wednesday.

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