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Glass cracks on the Willis Tower Skydeck ledge - Chicago Travel News

The Willis Tower - or as Chicagoans refuse to stop calling it, the Sears tower - is perhaps the Windy City's most popular tourist attractions. The skyscraper, which stands 108 storeys or more than 440 metres high, sees more than a million visitors each year, and for.. Read more

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Pilot caught with 62 bags of coke in stomach - United States of America Travel News

It's not unheard of for passengers to try to smuggle illegal items over the border, whether it's in their suitcases or tucked inside their clothes. But in a recent story, it was actually the pilot who tried to illegally transport items across borders and in a ve.. Read more

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Disgruntled flyer writes snide apology letter to ticket agent - Travel Travel News

Sometimes, passengers get so overwhelmed by the crowds, check-in processes, delays and other discomforts that come with air travel that they lash out at employees. Often crew members and airport staff simply shrug off angry customers as just another unpleasant encounter.. Read more

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Singapore Airlines plane hits Sydney Airport aerobridge - Singapore Travel News

As with any other mode of transportation, there's always some risk that an airplane will hit something while flying - a bird, a tree branch, the occasional runaway kite. It's much less likely that an aircraft will collide with something after it has already land.. Read more

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What's the deal with China's controversial new tourism campaign? - China Travel News

There have been a whole lot of weird marketing campaigns out there since the invention of the Internet, from cat-centric ads to just about anything Old Spice has ever created. For the most part, the stranger the better, since kookier advertisements tend to get more cove.. Read more

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Holiday request for #GiveGregTheHoliday goes viral - Las Vegas Travel News

When most people put in a request for a little time off at work, the best that can be hoped for is usually a confirmation email, but Greg Heaslip got much more than expected. As a 38-year-old security guard at a fashion retail organisation, Arcadia, the worker left his .. Read more

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Another US Airways flight grounded - US Airways Travel News

A flight being grounded before reaching its destination is usually explained by something simple, such as a a rowdy passenger who had too much to drink or poor weather conditions. But a recent diversion has the public baffled: a US Airways flight had to make an unexpect.. Read more

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Drunk UK travellers refused insurance payouts - Travel Travel News

There are a lot of downsides to being drunk on the plane - not only are you apt to make a scene in a crowded and confined space, but a full bladder of beer means you'll need to make more trips to the bathroom. Another big reason to stay sober aboard a flight is that.. Read more

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B-Tourist 'slingshot' gives flyers a little privacy - Travel Travel News

It can be hard to get a little privacy during air travel. From the moment you enter the airport, you're surrounded by crowds of people, and it doesn't get less claustrophobic once you board the plane. That's why the B-Tourist "slingshot" was create.. Read more

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Air Canada receives its first Dreamliner - Air Canada Travel News

Boeing has long been among the most trusted names in the airline industry for its high performance quality and innovative technology. Its 767 model was a favourite of carriers for years, but its 787 Dreamliner model introduced in 2011 soon took over. The long-range airc.. Read more

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