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Firestorm threatens communities in Australia - Sydney Travel News

Residents in New South Wales near Sydney were forced to evacuate after a firestorm swept through the area. According to The Australian, extreme conditions were predicted for the region; however, the blazes erupted and left people in a world of chaos on short notice.. Read more

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Lao Airlines plane crashes into Mekong River - Flights Travel News

A Lao Airlines aircraft bound for Pakse crashed into the Mekong River October 16, killing all onboard. According to Reuters, the ATR 72 turboprop plane was partially submerged in shallow water. Thailand's foreign ministry spokesman Sek Wannamethee sai.. Read more

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Injured kangaroo finds help at Melbourne Airport -  Travel News

Melbourne Airport had an unusual guest arrive at the hub October 16. According to the Associated Press, an injured kangaroo hopped into Australia's second-largest city before making its way into a pharmacy. Airport officials said the marsupial somehow gained ac.. Read more

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Airport employee arrested for dry ice explosions at LAX - Los Angeles Travel News

Authorities arrested a man they believe placed dry ice bombs at Los Angeles International Airport on October 13 and 14. According to CNN, the suspect was identified as Dicarlo Bennett, an employee for baggage handler Servisair."Police can confirm the.. Read more

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Qantas near-miss reveals collision system malfunction - Qantas Airways Travel News

After a near-miss in Adelaide in September, air safety inspectors found that the traffic collision avoidance system on a Qantas A330 was not working. According to Fairfax Media, two Qantas jets were flying in opposite directions, one heading to Sydney and the other.. Read more

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Second dry ice explosion reported at LAX - Los Angeles Travel News

For the second time in two days, a dry ice bomb exploded at Los Angeles International Airport. According to the Los Angeles Times, two other devices were found in the airport's restricted area. As a result of the incident, police said they plan to increase security .. Read more

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Earthquake strikes Philippines - Philippines Travel News

At least 93 people are dead and many more injured after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines on October 15. According to CNN, the country was celebrating the Muslim religious holiday of Eid ul Adha when the earthquake hit during the early morning ho.. Read more

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How to tell if you're a bad traveller - World heritage Travel News

Not everyone is perfect, especially when it comes to travelling. Sometimes unscheduled disruptions can cause delays or anxiety about the upcoming trip can throw you off, but watch out for these signs that let others know you're a bad traveller.Signs you could be a b.. Read more

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Passengers can find cheap flights through Tigerair - Flights Travel News

If you'll be booking a flight between Sydney and Perth before Christmas, Tigerair may be the place to purchase your ticket. According to News Limited the airline will be offering cheap flights between these two Australian cities. Tigerair is a low-cost carrier .. Read more

Read more about : Travel, Australia, Flights, Alice Springs, Cairns, Melbourne, Perth, Sunshine Beach, Sydney

Noise from airplanes linked to increased risk of heart disease and stroke - Flights Travel News

Two new studies have found a possible connection between aircraft noise and higher rates of cardiovascular disease.The first study found that rates of stroke and heart disease increased in those who live close to London's Heathrow Airport, according to Bloomber.. Read more

Read more about : Travel, England, United States of America, Flights, London

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