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9/19/2017

Recruiters from multiple federal agencies and departments, including the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency, will be looking for IT and cybersecurity specialists during a hiring fair Nov. 6-7 in Silver Spring, Md.

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9/18/2017

The Norwegian Sky brought 923 tourists, stranded in the US Virgin Islands' St. Thomas, safely to Miami last week. Damage to the island's Cyril E. King Airport due to Hurricane Irma made air travel impossible.

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9/18/2017

Brazil has approved American Airlines' plan to build a $100 million maintenance center at Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport. The approval allows the airline to use the space for up to 40 years.

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9/18/2017

FedEx last week flew a cargo plane loaded with about 4,000 hygiene kits, generators and $11 million worth of medical supplies to help survivors of Hurricane Irma in Florida and the Caribbean.

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9/18/2017

Agents affected by hurricanes Irma and Harvey should contact suppliers for assistance, seek advice via online groups and never give up on getting their businesses back on track, writes Charlie Funk, whose Nashville agency was affected by a deadly flood in 2010. Funk describes how he weathered declining sales for five years before things turned around.

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Travel Weekly
9/18/2017

Honolulu's Kakaako is undergoing an intense urban renewal, which has brought a flood of new and first-rate restaurants to the coastline neighborhood. Foodies can sample dishes from 40 vendors at Street Grindz, enjoy traditional Hawaiian fare at the Highway Inn and discover local craft beer at Honolulu Beerworks.

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9/18/2017

Incorporating a marketing calendar into your business plan helps drive up sales by allowing you to correlate marketing campaigns with your clients' travel goals, Richard Earls writes. A calendar also allows you to plan marketing tactics for holidays months in advance and schedule consistent communication with clients.

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Richard Earls
9/18/2017

In March 2018 Hawaiian Airlines will add up to five nonstop weekly flights between Honolulu and Auckland, New Zealand. Seating options on Hawaiian's Airbus A330 aircraft will include business class with lie-flat seating, premium economy and the main cabin.

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9/18/2017

Rob Fyfe, former chief executive of Air New Zealand, has joined the board at Air Canada. "We are delighted that Rob has agreed to bring his leadership experience and deep knowledge of the airline sector and Asia-Pacific to the service of our company and our shareholders," Calin Rovinescu, Air Canada's president and chief executive, said in a statement.

9/18/2017

US airlines exceeded their previous year-to-date passenger count, carrying 414.4 million passengers in the first six months of 2017, compared to 403.1 million in 2016. During the first two quarters of the year, airlines served 360.9 million domestic and 53.5 million international passengers, according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation.