Passport scanning on mobile for international flights

American Airlines passengers can scan their passports in their mobile application when they register for international flights, as announced by the airline, which offers its customers more fluid access to their flights. American Airlines is the first airline to offer passport chip scanning that securely transmits passport information directly from the near field communication (NFC) […]

Air France-KLM transports 2.9% more passengers until November

The Air France-KLM airline group, which includes the airlines Air France, KLM and Transavia, transported more than 96.4 million passengers in the first 11 months of the year, representing an increase of 2.9% over to the same period of the previous year, as reported on Monday by the Franco-Dutch group. The supply of the group […]

Brazil announces a sinking ship program to boost nautical tourism

The president of the Brazilian Institute of Tourism (Embratur), Gilson Machado Neto, confirmed the sinking of 25 ships off the Brazilian coast to boost nautical tourism in the country. During the inauguration of Visit Pernambuco Travel Show, an event that brought together 300 tourism professionals from 23 countries this week, the president of Embratur announced […]

Pestana Hotel Group reaches its 100th hotel

The international tourism and leisure group of Portuguese origin Pestana Hotel Group is preparing to reach the milestone of the one hundred hotels with the opening, in January 2020, of its first hotel in New York, the ‘Pestana Park Avenue’, an establishment in which has invested 30 million euros. This new achievement is the result […]

Victims of Germanwings accident sue Lufthansa for negligence

Two experts affirm in the trial that the co-pilot who crashed the plane should have been declared unfit to fly Relatives of four victims – three Spanish and one English – have accused the Lufthansa airline in a «negligence» trial for the accident of an airplane of its Germanwings subsidiary in March 2015, when a […]