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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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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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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 best deals at Lan.com

Don’t waste any time and book your flight now with these amazing offers that Lan.com has especially for you. You can choose between several destinations so you can make your experience just like you want it. Check out the official website and start planning your next adventure now.

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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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Discover the Galapagos Islands

Located about 1000 kilometers (621 miles) offshore from Guayaquil, you will find the Galapagos Islands. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the group of islands or archipelago is made up of 13 main volcanic islands, six smaller islands, and 107 rocks and islets. Fly with LAN from the US from only US$649 roundtrip + tax and discover the natural and …

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Investigating the US Airways incident

A reported stowaway incident Tuesday involving a US Airways employee on a Tampa-to-Charlotte flight appears to be an internal issue for the airline company, although the federal government says it hasn’t finished looking at the case. Investigators say it appears as if the mechanic stowed away on the Boeing 737, then got off the plane and Charlotte and traveled as …

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Flights “Child Free” from October 2011 on Ryanair

Ryanair Airlines announced that it will introduce “Child Free” flights from October (winter schedule) after a Europe-wide survey of 1,000 passengers showed that half would pay higher fares to avoid other people’s children. The survey showed that at least a third of passengers (36%) have had flights “ruined” by other people’s noisy kids with one in five passengers (18%) urging …

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