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Political Meddling Is Killing Thai Airways, Experts Say

Thai Airways International Plc, the national carrier, should be privatised and also look for ways to get qualified members on its board of directors …

The World's Best Destinations For Solo Travel

Traveling alone is no longer taboo. In fact, it's trendy to go alone out of choice. Celebrated as a way to learn about oneself, more people are discovering the freedom of exploring a new place on their own terms. From the frozen heartlands of Iceland to the sultry beaches of Belize, many …

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10 extraordinarily useful Italian phrases

ITALIAN IS A BEAUTIFUL LANGUAGE. Because of the purity of its vowels, Italian is the first language in which opera singers learn to sing. It’s also …

10 of the world's longest bridges of various types | CNN Travel

This Year, Conquer Your Fear (of Flying!)

It should come as no surprise that I love flying, but many travelers don't share my passion. In fact, plenty of people are nervous to even step onto a plane -- according to several studies, up to 40 percent of people have some degree of anxiety about flying. Everyone has their own way of …

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British Airways Plans to Fuel Future Flights With Garbage

British Airways is hoping to run future flights on rubbish as it plans to build the world’s first facility that converts landfill waste into airline …

AeroMexico Debuts its New Mexico City to London Dreamliner Designs

With the recent arrival (end of last year) of its first Boeing 787 up to a total of 19, Aeromexico become the first airline in Mexico and the number …

American Airlines Has Designs on Becoming Your Hotel in Sky

American Airlines doesn’t really want to be an airline anymore. They’ve been there. They’ve done that. They’ve moved on. And they want to bring you …

Skift Business Traveler: New Airline Complaint Survey Proves What We Already Knew

What to Know Now<p>I’ve been tracking a series of underground business class fares between the U.S. and Europe for the past week that’s still floating …

5 Flights of Fancy I'd Rather Not: On a Wing and a Prayer On the Looney Front

There are flights, many hours long, that pass in a daze as you slip into and out of somnolence, or get engrossed in a film or book. Then there are those, sometimes short, even an hour or less, when you really wonder what the hell you're doing suspended in mid-air -- mouthing, mumbling, even …

A guide to the eateries of Turkey

<i>A guide to the various types of eating places you'll find in Turkey.</i><p>One of the joys of eating out in Turkey is that there’s no need to order your whole meal at once. It’s perfectly acceptable to order one or two small dishes, see how you go, and order more later if you’re still hungry or tempted. …

Hawaiian Airlines Jet Allegedly Flew 5,000 Times Without a Single Proper Inspection

The Federal Aviation Administration says Hawaiian Airlines went eight years without properly inspecting certain components of one of its planes used …

A plane that flies forever? Solar-powered flight to take off in 2015 - CNN.com

Solar Impulse 2 aims to be the first solar plane in history to fly around the world. It was recently announced Abu Dhabi will be the host city for the flight. The plane made its first test flight in June, and when it takes off on its round-the-world trip, will make Abu Dhabi both the first and last …

10 extraordinarily useful German phrases

MY FIRST TRIP TO GERMANY was courtesy of my law school, which gave me the opportunity to apply for a summer job in Hamburg. My undergraduate degrees …