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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

Read more about : England, United States of America

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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Air New Zealand to showcase Dreamliner at air show - Flights Travel News

Air New Zealand will highlight its new Dreamliner at the upcoming Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K., slated to begin July 14. According to Stuff, the Boeing 787-9 that will be shown off at the show will be delivered to Auckland on July 11 after a formal hand.. Read more

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Near miss reported in US - Flights Travel News

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said that two commercial planes nearly collided with each other on July 3 approximately 16 kilometres from Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport. According to NBC News, air traffic controllers helped Singapore A.. Read more

Read more about : United States of America, Flights, Delta, Singapore Airlines

Pilot locked out of cockpit - Perth Travel News

Two Air New Zealand pilots caused drama on an Auckland-bound flight after the first officer was selected for a random drug and alcohol test. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the plane was delayed for 13 minutes while the pilot took the test and the captain of the.. Read more

Read more about : Australia, New Zealand, Perth, Auckland

US increases security at certain international airports - Flights Travel News

The U.S. announced June 2 that it will take measures to increase security at certain overseas airports on direct flights to the country. According to Reuters, the steps were taken after concerns regarding al Qaeda operatives in Syria and Yemen were discovered to al.. Read more

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Will the happiness blanket change the air travel experience? - British Airways Travel News

Airlines are always coming up with new ways to make air travel more enjoyable for passengers, from more spacious seats to innovative armrest designs. But British Airways is trying something completely unparalleled, the happiness blanket.British Airways is testing a.. Read more

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United Airlines evacuation slide deploys mid-flight - United Airlines Travel News

Evacuation slides are intended to help passengers quickly deboard a plane in an emergency situation, but a United Airlines evacuation slide turned out to be the culprit behind an emergency landing this week.According to CNN, United Airlines flight 1463 was travelling fr.. Read more

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