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Is space the new safari? Some wealthy travelers are ready to take the next step.

A trip to space has rocketed to the top of travel bucket lists for those who can afford it, after successful suborbital jaunts by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, and SpaceX’s launch of four civilians into orbit on Wednesday. The well-publicized trips are bringing space travel up a notch on an extreme — and More...

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By admin On Tuesday, September 14th, 2021
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Dr. Anthony Fauci says he ‘would support’ a vaccine mandate for air travel

The nation’s leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said he would support a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for traveling on airplanes. “I would support that if you want to get on a plane and More...

By admin On Saturday, September 4th, 2021
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Woman charged in assault of Southwest Airlines flight attendant who lost two teeth

SAN DIEGO — A California woman who allegedly punched a flight attendant in the face and grabbed her hair was charged with assault Wednesday in federal court. Vyvianna M. Quinonez was also charged with interfering More...

By admin On Monday, August 30th, 2021
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Unidentified flying object investigated by the Irish Aviation Authority

The Irish Aviation Authority is investigating reports of “unusual air activity” after several reports of unidentified flying objects. On Friday, a pilot reported seeing bright lights near the British More...

By admin On Monday, August 30th, 2021
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European Union set to allow U.S. travelers as Covid restrictions lift

LONDON — The prospect of international travel resuming this summer just got a step closer. Ambassadors from the 27 European Union countries agreed on Wednesday that restrictions for travelers from outside More...

By admin On Sunday, August 29th, 2021
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Americans wait on tenterhooks for official word on traveling abroad again

U.S. agencies are preparing for increased domestic air travel this summer even as government agencies continue to debate whether to allow more foreign travelers to visit. Acting TSA Administrator Darby LaJoye More...

By admin On Sunday, August 29th, 2021
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Travel hiccups to prepare for this Memorial Day weekend

Americans face a summer that will be unusual busy, with pent-up demand for travel bookings fueled by the subsiding of Covid-19 infection rates, the rise of vaccination rates and the reopening of attractions, More...

By admin On Saturday, August 28th, 2021
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Have American tourists been missed? ‘You have no idea,’ say European hotel owners

LONDON — They have a reputation for being loud and obnoxious, but as Europe looks set to reopen its borders to foreign visitors in time for the summer travel season, it’s hoping American tourists will make More...

By admin On Saturday, August 28th, 2021
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Where and when can Americans travel abroad?

International travel is back on the agenda this summer for millions of Americans who are fully vaccinated, but with some countries already open to U.S. travelers — and many still not — it is challenging More...

By admin On Friday, August 27th, 2021
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United Airlines orders 15 supersonic jets to cut travel time in half — some day

United Airlines announced Thursday that it has ordered 15 supersonic planes from startup Boom Aviation — saying it hopes to zip travelers around the globe in half the time, for the price of a current first-class More...