Jet Airways Fails to Secure Funding and Suspends International Flights

This morning Jet Airways, India’s oldest private carrier, announced that it failed to secure funding from its banks forcing them to suspend their international flights until April 19th.
This announcement is the latest episode in in the saga of the airline’s financial struggles which has left thousands of passengers stranded and employees unpaid

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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg Addresses the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Preliminary Report

We at Boeing are sorry for the lives lost in the recent 737 MAX accidents. These tragedies continue to weigh heavily on our hearts and minds, and we extend our sympathies to the loved ones of the passengers and crew on board Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. All of us feel the immense gravity of these events across our company and recognize the devastation of the families and friends of the loved ones who perished.

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Holland America Line’s “A Travel Manager’s Guide to Profitable Cruise Nights”

#throwbackThursday   Indeed!

This week the Video Vault presents: Holland America Line’s “A Travel Manager’s Guide to Profitable Cruise Nights”… this true “blast from the past” offers vintage advice from Holland America to the brick and mortar travel agents of the early 1990’s.

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Honouring The Real Green Book

Last night the Academy Award for Best Picture was awarded to the film Green Book.
Written by Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie, directed by Peter Farrelly, and starring Mahershala Ali, who also received the award for Best Supporting Actor and Viggo Mortensen; Green Book, tells the story of a classically trained African American concert pianist who hires an Italian American New York nightclub bouncer to drive him through the Deep South for his concert tour. The film is loosely based on the real life friendship of pianist Dr. Donald Shirley and Tony “Lip” Vallelonga. The film’s title refers to The Negro Motorist Green Book (also known as The Negro Travelers’ Green Book), created and published by mail carrier (and later travel agent), Victor Hugo Green in 1936.

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