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Did the Costa Concordia removal project reveal a ghost? - Italy Travel News

The residents of Giglio Island located on the coast of Italy have been mourning the loss of one of their beloved tourist attractions: the Costa Concordia. The ship capsized off the Italian coast in January 2012, taking the lives of 32 people after hitting a reef.For mor.. Read more

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Boeing introduces new

Earlier this week, Airbus submitted its patent for a very unusual and uncomfortable looking seating design, and now Boeing is revealing a new design all its own: space-saving overhead lockers.In light of the fact that travellers continue to bring larger items onboard wi.. Read more

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Giglio Island to lose Costa Concordia attraction - Italy Travel News

For many, a sunken ship is something to be sad over, but for the people of Giglio Island, sunken ships have served as celebrated tourism attractions. The Italian destination bemoaned the loss of one of its attraction ships - the Pasha Bulker - several years ago, and now.. Read more

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Airbus submits patent for strange new seat design - Travel Travel News

There have been a lot of advancements in the world of seat design in the past decade, from more foot room to double-layered arm rests that serve two people. But Airbus has something entirely different - and uncomfortable looking - in mind. The French aircraft manufactur.. Read more

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United Airlines flight makes emergency landing due to odour - United Airlines Travel News

Planes are often filled with unpleasant smells, and frequent flyers learn to deal with the odours of their seat mates. But an unusual aroma - the smell of electronics burning - aboard a United Airlines flight on July 11 forced the aircraft to divert.According to CN.. Read more

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Frontier Airlines pilot buys pizza for stranded passengers - United States of America Travel News

There's nothing like pizza to turn a frown upside down. That's why, when a Frontier Airlines flight was diverted on July 7, the captain ordered pies for everyone on the plane for an impromptu pizza party that made the irritating situation an enjoyable one.Fronti.. Read more

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Drunk passenger forces flight back to Perth airport - Virgin Atlantic Travel News

A few drinks can make a plane ride a more relaxing experience, but in this case, they created an unfortunate situation for everyone. A Virgin Australia flight was forced to return to Perth when an inebriated traveller became abusive toward other passengers and crewmembe.. Read more

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Dead phone ban extends to UK travellers - England Travel News

There have been a lot of security measures concerning cell phones and other mobile devices on airplanes in the past several years. Travellers visiting the U.S. and U.K. should prepare for another new rule: All passengers flying into or out of American or British hubs mu.. Read more

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Boeing fuselages found in Montana river - United States of America Travel News

Three Boeing fuselages were found in Montana's Clark Fork River following a train derailment. The Associated Press reported that there were six total that fell off the train when 19 cars derailed July 3; however, three stayed on land.There is a crew of 50 personnel .. Read more

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TSA considering ban on phones and laptops - Flights Travel News

Those headed on direct flights to the U.S. from the Middle East and Europe will be subject to heightened airport security as fears over the development of new explosives by al Qaeda continue. According to Agence France-Presse, travellers who want to bring their mobile p.. Read more

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