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Why flying out of hot, high airports is tough

Thursday  21:15,   12 september 2019
thepointsguy

Have you felt like it took your airplane an especially long time to lift off of the ground? That might seem normal for an A380 or a Boeing 747, both very heavy aircraft, but the phenomenon is noticeable even in smaller aircraft such as the Boeing... >>>

Can you guess which U.S. airline mishandles the most bags?

Thursday  21:15,   12 september 2019
thepointsguy

One airline reportedly mishandled nearly half a million bags between January and June of this year. Can you guess which one? If you’re thinking Spirit, guess again. Maybe United? Close, but nope. If you guessed American, you’re right. American... >>>

New York City hotels beat Airbnbs in report on accommodations in US

Thursday  19:55,   12 september 2019
msn

Airbnb has long been used as the default lodging for travelers looking for affordable accommodations. But new findings show that depending on your travel destination, you may be better off booking a traditional hotel. © Nikada/Istock.com Depending... >>>

Why Australia is banning climbers from this iconic natural landmark

Thursday  19:25,   12 september 2019
nationalgeographic

After decades of controversy, Uluru will close to climbers in October 2019—a decision welcomed by the area’s Aboriginal... >>>

A 32-year-old Indian man dyed his hair white, used a wheelchair, and pretended to be 81 so he could fly to the US on a fake passport

Thursday  19:05,   12 september 2019
businessinsider

Jayesh Patel confessed to Delhi Police he'd pretended to be Amrik Singh, born in Delhi in February 1938, which would make him... >>>

The Instagram influencer who was called out for adding the same fake clouds to all her photos has been asked to work with a photo editing company to create a new 'cloud pack'

Thursday  18:45,   12 september 2019
msn

Influencer Tupi Saravia recently went viral after people noticed the clouds in a lot of her travel photos were all the... >>>

The Bahamas are open: Islands call for visitors after Hurricane Dorian

Thursday  15:05,   12 september 2019
usatoday

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is urging people to help the group of islands recover as a whole by continuing to visit the other... >>>

Air New Zealand threatened with Māori boycott over attempt to trademark greeting 'Kia Ora'

Thursday  15:00,   12 september 2019
cnn

Air New Zealand's attempts to trademark a logo of a common Māori greeting has sparked anger and threats of a boycott from the Māori community. © PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images An Air New Zealand plane takes off from the airport (Photo credit should... >>>

United Airlines drops three Newark and Washington routes this winter

Thursday  11:15,   12 september 2019
thepointsguy

United Airlines will end three routes to Canada, Ohio and Tennessee this winter, even as it plans to continue its accelerated growth strategy through next... >>>

Taj Mahal to open on selected nights

Thursday  11:15,   12 september 2019
cnn

Tourism demand for the Taj Mahal is so great that India is opening up its most famous treasure on selected nights. Find out when you can see the dazzling structure after the sun... >>>

One Town in Italy Will Pay You $765 a Month to Live There

Thursday  11:01,   12 september 2019
housebeautiful

How fast can I get a... >>>

See How Much It Cost to Fly 30 Years Ago

Thursday  02:16,   12 september 2019
rd

Hint: It's probably not what you might... >>>

Heathrow gets ready for ‘drone protest’ on Friday

Thursday  01:25,   12 september 2019
thepointsguy

Climate activists are planning a demonstration during which they will fly drones within the airport’s five-kilometer (three-mile) exclusion zone. The group, which calls itself Heathrow Pause, is protesting plans for a third runway, which will... >>>

Passengers Describe Harrowing Moments After Swoop Flight Strikes Geese, Catches Fire

Thursday  00:50,   12 september 2019
travelpulse

Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier Swoop has apologized to passengers after a flight to Edmonton struck several geese on takeoff. Passengers described "flames coming out of the right... >>>

Majority of Americans Worry About Work During Vacation

Thursday  00:15,   12 september 2019
travelpulse

Research found 32 percent of Americans work while they are on vacation. Even more — 70 percent — check their work emails at least once when on a trip abroad. Respondents were also quizzed on their worries when flying, and Jetcost found that... >>>