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JetBlue: Stun gun on plane

Federal officials are trying to determine how a stun gun resembling a cell phone was brought on a JetBlue flight this July 8th. Bryan Travers, a spokesperson for the Newark division of the FBI, said in a statement that the device did not appear to be part of any plot or attack. A cleaning crew discovered the stun gun in …

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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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For atypical travelers only

Tired of staying in typical, traditional hotels – the kind with large lobbies and hundreds of identical rooms? Then consider a quirkier alternative. Try to make a difference in your next trip and stay in a hotel with style. Here we have a list with the three of the most quirky hotels ever.

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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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Tokyo rises again as a tourist destination after earthquake

Tokyo returns to raise strongly after the tragedy happened to Japan on March 11 of the present year, demonstrating it on having turned into one of the tourist destinations most quoted due to his attractive culture and his new low costs. For any tourist, it is advisable to travel to the main nipon city,  that it attracts for his strong …

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Chile becomes into tourist destination for explorers with adventurous soul

Chile is one Latin American country that has excelled emerge stronger from his falls and his mysterious natural composition, which is notable for its endless destinations. Therefore, the company “Explora” offers us scientific and cultural routes to feel like an intrepid explorer. In this voyage not only it will be able to know the offered places, but also experts from various fields will guide us to know the culture of native peoples and archaeological study of each site. For this educational effort that the company Explora together with the Archaeological Travel Service …

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Planes had to wait to land at Heathrow

Sixty per cent of arrivals at the airport are being held in the four holding stacks over the capital and they are costing millions because of the delays and pollution caused by planes kept circling before landing at Heathrow. Tens of thousands of travellers are being delayed, and often miss connecting flights, as Britain’s busiest airport continues to creak under …

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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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