Record year for flight delays: Airlines already owe millions to US travelers

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Many air travelers will be able to get back some of the airlines costs they spent on the 2018 summer vacation season. According to new analysis and statistics published by AirHelp, the first six months of 2018 have seen severe flight disruptions double and in some countries triple, compared to the same period in 2017. AirHelp analysts have discovered More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Veterinary medicine can prevent outbreak Zika

A simple veterinary medicine that is used against ticks, for example, seems to help against the outbreak of diseases such as Zika and Malaria. If 30 percent of the population in tropical areas receives a single More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Curaçao boasts double-digit growth in US visitors

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao's 2018 tourism numbers through May reflected an 11% growth in U.S. stayover arrivals, topping the 29,000 mark. The next biggest increases were 10% from Dutch visitors and 7% from Canadian visitors. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Caribbean aviation taxes may cause economic strangulation

If an airport in the Caribbean wishes to be an international hub, or even a regional hub, it is probably well advised to drop departure taxes and other passenger taxes. Passenger taxation is ‘swamp taxation’ More...

Slabbaert
By Edition On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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The big To-Do about failing Caribbean airlift

In past three weeks, politicians and industry leaders at a number of summits in the Caribbean have expressed the urgent need for better air connections and more reasonable prices. Sorry folks. That’s an old hat More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Popular store to leave main street Punda

WILLEMSTAD - For years the popular store Boolchands has been part of main street Punda. Now, according to the company, they have made the difficult decision to leave Breedestraat 50. Since 1930 and throughout its More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Community services on Flag Day

WILLEMSTAD - On the eve of national Flag Day Monday, July 2, Avalon University School of Medicine, Curaçao rendered community services at Ebenezer church located on Oranjestraat. “As a medical institution, we More...

AlexRosaria
By Edition On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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GZE is gone, questions linger

Debt-ridden Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) faces the possibility of completely disappearing from the map or getting absorbed by another Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE). This, as a result of a thorough overhaul More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Kluivert Dog Rescue Center started construction

WILLEMSTAD - The construction of the Kluivert Dog Rescue Center on Curaçao started on June 27. A large-scale project, which can also be followed on television in the form of a documentary series after the summer. More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Air France KLM divided over new CEO, ‘considers two posts’

AMSTERDAM - The entire board of the Air France KLM airline combine are gathered in Amstelveen on Monday and Tuesday to discuss the naming of a new CEO, the Financieele Dagblad has reported. There is so much opposition More...