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The Most Annoying Drink You Can Order on a Plane, According to a Flight Attendant

This one popular soft drink slows everything down.<p>One of the worst places for impatience to set in is on an airplane. When your dry mouth hits at a …

British Airways Apologizes For Delays Caused By Yet Another IT System Failure

It was a rocky start for passengers flying British Airways out of two of London's major hubs Wednesday morning as they attempted to check in for their flights.<p>Travelers at Heathrow and Gatwick airports were met by long lines and scenes described as "chaotic," thanks to an information …

British Airways

Chelsea place Riyad Mahrez and Alex Sandro on wanted list as Antonio Conte looks to increase his options

Chelsea are monitoring the situation of Leicester City’s wantaway winger Riyad Mahrez as head coach Antonio Conte plots how to spring another surprise on the Premier League and provide greater cover for Eden Hazard who will miss the start of next season.<p>Juventus left-back Alex Sandro is another man …

American Airlines is cutting more legroom in economy class

Just when you thought your legroom in economy class couldn't get tighter.<p>American Airlines (AAL) is planning to decrease the front-to-back space between some of its economy class seats by another two inches.<p>The airline says it plans to add more seats on its coming Boeing (BA) 737 Max jetliners. To …

China's C919 Passenger Jet Makes Maiden Flight in Challenge to Boeing, Airbus

BEIJING — China's first large "homegrown" airliner made its maiden flight Friday in a major challenge to Western dominance of the skies.<p>The C919 jet was built at a reported development cost of $8.6 billion.<p>It has passed a series of technical and safety tests since rolling off the production line in …

Aviation

Flight Attendant Goes Above And Beyond To Help Calm Tiny Passenger

Southwest flight attendant’s simple trick saves a mom and her young daughter from a total mid-flight meltdown<p>If you’ve ever flown with small kids, …

Singapore Airlines flight attendant found dead in San Francisco hotel room

A Singapore Airlines flight attendant was found dead in a San Francisco hotel Tuesday, the airline confirmed.<p>Vanessa Yeap, 38, was found unresponsive in her room by the rest of her flight crew when she did not meet them in the hotel lobby ahead of a flight from SFO to Singapore. The Straits Times …

Woman claims she was booted from Spirit flight for showing too much cleavage

A Spirit airlines passenger says she was thrown off a recent flight for baring too much bosom.<p>The woman-- who has not been named-- alleges that she was preparing to travel from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. when she was repeatedly approached by the flight crew and told to cover up.<p>"It's not …

Flying

Does Shiraz wine come from Iran?

<b>Until the Islamic revolution, Iran had a tradition of wine-making which stretched back centuries. It centred on the ancient city of Shiraz - but is there a connection between the place and the wine of the same name now produced and drunk across the world?</b><p>"I remember my father bringing in the grapes …

America's Oldest Startup Airline Is Rebranding

In 2014 I first wrote about Baltia Air Lines, which is America’s oldest startup airline. They’ve been in “business” for over 25 years, except they’ve …

What It’s Really Like to Fly on the World’s Biggest Plane

A nervous flier braves the A380<p>I am—and always have been—a nervous flier. Though I trust the science behind it, the thought of shooting through the air in a massive metal tube seems downright impossible. Anytime I board an aircraft, I am seized with the all-encompassing fear that my fellow …

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Delta Air Lines can stay at Dallas Love Field for now, federal appeals court rules

Delta Air Lines will be able to continue its five daily flights out of Dallas’s Love Field for the foreseeable future after a Thursday ruling from a …

Air France formally swaps remaining A380s for A350s

Airbus has formally recorded the cancellation of two outstanding A380s intended for Air France, which instead is taking three more A350-900s.<p>The …

20% off CityJet – book by 5 Feb

This offer is available to book now until the 5th of February for travel from February 17th to October 28th 2017.Use the discount code INSPIRE when …

In Antonio Conte’s Chelsea, Arsene Wenger faces his greatest nemesis, in philosophy as well as style

A 0-3 thrashing to Arsenal in September proved the catalyst for Chelsea’s spectacular turnaround.<p>In the director’s box, Arsene Wenger was fiddling – …

What Happens to the Deported

My grandmother had no husband, or at least that is always what I assumed as a child. While I could account for each member on my mother’s side—a large Italian family of great-grandparents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and a myriad of cousins, first and second, who met for traditional Sunday meals …

Chelsea vs. Arsenal 2017 live stream: Time, TV schedule, and how to watch online

Arsenal will look to reduce Chelsea's advantage at the top of the table on Saturday.<p>Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal both had chances to reduce Chelsea's lead at the top of the Premier League table in midweek, though neither of the North London clubs capitalised. As a result, the Blues are still nine …

Want to stay slim? Up your flavonoid intake

No doubt you've heard that eating more fruits and vegetables can help you manage body weight. The fibre and water in produce adds bulk to meals, filling you up with fewer calories.<p>According to a new study from Britain, though, there's an even more powerful ingredient in fruits and vegetables that …

Nutrition

16 Essentials for Surviving Abroad

If you’ve spent any significant time overseas, you know that it’s not just getting lost in the backcountry that you have to worry about. Often the smaller, less extreme problems present the biggest challenges. Take it from someone who learned the hard way. I used to think emergency travel kits were …

RTA 2016: The 100 best hotels in the world

In the Readers' Travel Awards 2016 we asked you to choose your favourite overseas holiday hotels. From spectacular safari lodges to a floating palace …

10 Spectacular Places in Canada to Visit Now

The cold country will be a hot destination this year.<p>Canada will be a <i>hot</i> destination in 2017. Both The New York Times and Lonely Planet have ranked the country as the #1 place to visit this year, and Princess Kate and Prince William took a highly-publicized tour of the country in the fall.<p>Convinced …

National Parks

Exploring Sweden - Stockholm, The Capital

Stockholm is not only the capital of Sweden, it is also by far the largest city in the country. It has around 925.000 inhabitants in the city and …

European Travel

An airline pilot reveals why a plane Boeing discarded 12 years ago is the one they desperately need

American, Delta, and United all operate large fleets of the airplane.<p>Even though the Renton, Washington-based plane maker booked more than 1,000 orders for the jets over its two decades in production, it was never a hot seller.<p>By the early 2000's, sales of the 757 had all but dried up, and Boeing …

Aviation

Jet fuel shortage at Melbourne airport to ease as supplies resume

The rationing of jet fuel has already sent thousands of travel plans into chaos and several flights have been delayed<p>A jet fuel shortage at Melbourne airport is expected to ease, with supplies resuming from the affected fuel terminals.<p>Qantas and Virgin Australia said their flight schedules were …

Delta Faces Boycott Calls Following An In-Flight Incident With A Trump Supporter

Over the summer, Delta removed a Muslim couple aboard one of its flights after a flight crew member complained to the pilot that she felt “uncomfortable” with the couple being on the plane. The couple was attempting to return to their Cincinnati home after spending their 10th anniversary in Paris …

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Easy Banana Split Brownie Recipe

<b>[%snippet desert%]</b><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 package (21 oz.) brownie mix or your favorite brownie recipe<br>• 2 pkgs. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened<br>• 2/3 cup sugar<br>• 1 can …

The Airport of the Future Will Use Your Face as Your Passport

You wouldn’t guess it if you are suffering long security lines and indifferent service at America’s airports this holiday season, but all this could …

Flying

From low-fare to no-fare: will air travel really become free?

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has revealed his desire for the carrier to offer free tickets, but he needs the airports’ help to achieve it<p>Ryanair may have learned to show a little love to its customers, but one group of people still gets the more traditional Ryanair treatment. Onstage in jumper and …

World's shortest flight celebrates its millionth passenger

Two-minute hop – 47 seconds on a good wind day – takes travellers between Westray and Papa Westray in Orkney islands, off Scotland’s north-east coast<p>The world’s shortest flight, a tiny hop between two remote British islands, celebrated Monday taking its millionth passenger on the route.<p>The 2.7km …

How to Make Cannabis Tea

<b>Non-Soluble Cannabis Tea</b><p>Making a non-soluble tea is relatively simple. You'll need to grind your stems and shake then either boil them directly in …