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The first passenger to hit the 10 million miles

Tom Stuker had already accumulated more miles than that through various credit card purchases, hotel stays and other partnership programs. But the Chicago-based automotive sales consultant had his heart set on reaching a more elusive milestone: to be the first person to accumulate 10 million “butt-in-seat” miles. United Airlines says Stuker is the airline’s first customer to rack up 10 …

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Strong Storms in Chicago

Strong storms in Chicago since this Monday morning which resulted in canceled flights, some airport damage and increasing the city’s flight-delay record. The severe thunderstorms produced winds of more than 60 mph with hail and heavy rain. More than 100 flights out of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport were canceled.

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A passenger called suspicious was arrested

Authorities say a United Airlines flight headed from Chicago to Frankfurt, Germany, has been diverted to Cleveland and a passenger arrested after an onboard disturbance. United says Flight 944 landed in Cleveland at about 5:30 p.m. Friday.

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Rights for plane passengers

When take-off gets delayed by over three hours after a plane’s passengers have boarded, they must be allowed to return to the terminal so they can eat or go to the toilet, the Supreme Court has ruled. It has added that if for some reason these passengers cannot be allowed to return to the terminal and remain stuck inside the …

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The launch of Czech Airlines flights

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced today the launch of Czech Airlines flights, the flag carrier of the Czech Republic, to Abu Dhabi International Airport. The new airline will start operations on 21st September this year with 4 non-stop weekly flights connecting the Capital to the city of Prague.

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Huge expectations around Boeing 787

After more than three years of delays, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is expected to enter service later this summer. At the Paris Air Show, launch customer All Nippon Airways announced they will be taking delivery of the composite airliner in August or September. The airline has 55 of the efficient new airliners on order and expects to be flying 14 …

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A man wearing women’s panties in a US Airways flight

Days before a college football player was arrested on a US Airways flight at San Francisco airport following a dispute over his saggy pants, the airline allowed another man wearing skimpy women’s panties and mid-thigh stockings to fly. Jill Tarlow, a passenger on a June 9 flight from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to Phoenix, took a photo of the scantily clad …

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27 new routes will have Manises airport in Valencia

Manises Airport reached a total of 53 destinations, which increased the number of routes it operates in Spain, Europe, United States, Algeria, Tunisia and Israel. Within these new routes are New York (which is done only in summer) and Niederrhein German cities, Cologne, Memmingen, and Trapani to Cagliari Italy, the island of Funchal and the airport of Paris-Beauvais. Among these …

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Taiwan: abnormal radiation level in 25 Japanese passengers

Taiwan has detected levels of radioactivity above normal in 25 passengers from Japan, as announced by the Atomic Energy Council (AEC) of the island. Most of the radioactive particles were found on passengers clothing and shoes said the deputy director of CEA-Der Shieh Jhy. Although this amount is not hazardous to health. Taiwan subjected to radiation testing for passengers from …

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Company offers cheap airport lounge access

What do you think about paying $17.50 for access to an airport lounge the next time you have time to kill in the terminal? That’s the hope of start-up company Airspace Lounge, which hopes to add as many as 40 amenity-laden lounges at airports across the United States. Today, the company will unveil plans for its first Airspace Lounge, scheduled …

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