Category: Travel

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staffJuly 29, 2017

Zermatt: ‘Longest’ hanging pedestrian bridge opens in Switzerland

A nearly 500m (1,640ft) bridge for hikers billed as the longest hanging pedestrian bridge in the world has opened near ...

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staffJuly 29, 2017

Second emergency landing for Jet2 plane in two weeks

A Jet2 aircraft has made a second emergency landing in as many weeks after an apparent recurrence of a technical ...

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staffJuly 25, 2017

SeaWorld’s three-month-old killer whale Kyara dies

SeaWorld San Antonio’s three-month-old orca whale calf Kyara died Monday of apparent pneumonia, the theme park announced. The female baby ...

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staffJuly 22, 2017

The artificial glacier growing in the desert

In the far north of India, a cold mountain desert is the stunning backdrop to an unprecedented icy structure. This ...

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staffJuly 20, 2017

Singapore Airlines reviews nut policy after toddler scare

An allergy scare involving a three-year-old toddler has prompted Singapore Airlines to review the serving of nuts on board its ...

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staffJuly 13, 2017

Qatar Airways CEO sorry for calling US air hostesses ‘grandmothers’

The chief executive of Qatar Airways has apologised for comments he made about flight attendants that were condemned as both ...

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staffJuly 11, 2017

Air India: No chicken in cattle class

Air India has stopped serving non-vegetarian meals to its economy class passengers on domestic flights. The cost-cutting measure comes as ...

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staffJuly 10, 2017

US laptop ban lifted on Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian

Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian have become the latest Middle Eastern airlines to let passengers take laptops in the cabin ...

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staffJuly 4, 2017

AirAsia X flight diverts to Brisbane after suspected bird strike

An AirAsia X flight bound for Kuala Lumpur has been forced turn back to Australia after a suspected bird strike ...

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staffJuly 3, 2017

Etihad flights to and from US avoid laptop ban

Passengers on Etihad flights from Abu Dhabi to the US will be able to use larger gadgets, such as laptops, ...