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FAA rejects Republic Airways' proposal to reduce the hours it takes to become a co-pilot

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 21:29:53 GMT

Federal regulators have soundly rejected an airline's controversial request to reduce commercial pilot hiring standards in half to tackle the global pilot shortage.

5 ways to deal with the post-vacation blues

Tue, 06 Sep 2022 12:42:40 GMT

Most people have a little anxiety at returning to normal life after a break, but after two years of pandemic the post-vacation blues are hitting harder. Here are expert tips on how to get through it.

Indonesia's Raja Ampat: 'The last paradise on Earth'

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 03:28:58 GMT

More than 30 years ago, Dutchman and history enthusiast Max Ammer received a lead from his then-landlord, a war veteran, about submerged WWII aircraft in the waters of Indonesia.

Oktoberfest returns after two-year hiatus

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 03:39:22 GMT

The annual Oktoberfest, the world's largest beer festival, kicked off on Saturday for the first time since 2019, marking the end of a two-year hiatus as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Fall equinox 2022: Not as 'equal' as you may think

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 18:30:48 GMT

Twice a year, the sun doesn't play favorites. Everyone on Earth is seemingly on equal status -- at least when it comes to the amount of light and dark they get.

8 Italian villages you may have never heard of

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 16:41:50 GMT

Travelers tend to head to the big name destinations like Venice, Florence, Rome, and even Naples when visiting Italy.

Singapore's Changi Airport is going to get a lot bigger as plans for T5 take shape

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 01:25:31 GMT

Singapore's Changi Airport has long been considered a destination in itself, so much more than just a generic space one passes through to hop on a plane and fly somewhere else.

How Holiday Inn revolutionized 20th century travel

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 13:15:36 GMT

Kemmons Wilson was ferrying his family from New York to Washington by car when the idea first came to him.

China considers easing entry rules for some foreign tourists

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 08:37:05 GMT

The Chinese government on Monday, September 19, issued draft regulations that aim to bolster tourism along its border and make it easier for some foreigners to enter China.

What it's like to visit Saudi Arabia now

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 08:37:19 GMT

It's long been closed off to visitors, but now this desert kingdom is opening up both to visitors and to its own people, revealing a fascinating destination where both history and modern transformation can be breathtaking.

The gigantic moon hotel that could be built in Dubai

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 09:46:54 GMT

Moon World Resorts wants to build a series of gigantic dome-like hotels resembling the moon, here on planet Earth.

Washington Monument vandalized with red paint

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 15:18:42 GMT

United States Park Police say the Washington Monument is temporarily closed and a man is in custody for allegedly vandalizing the monument with paint on the evening of Tuesday, September 20.

He bought a movie star's home in France and paid $300,000 to fix the pool

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 11:03:11 GMT

Finding himself at a loose end on a rainy day in France, triathlete Jeremy arranged to view some properties in the quaint neighborhood he'd been staying in.

Denmark and Germany now building the world's longest immersed tunnel

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 17:01:43 GMT

Descending up to 40 meters beneath the Baltic Sea, the world's longest immersed tunnel will link Denmark and Germany, slashing journey times between the two countries when it opens in 2029.

Where things stand with major Florida theme parks as Hurricane Ian approaches

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 20:47:30 GMT

As Hurricane Ian made landfall in western Cuba early Tuesday morning, Floridians were keeping an anxious eye on the rapidly intensifying storm. That included the operators of Florida's popular theme parks.

It's one of Europe's most popular destinations. Here's how to avoid the crowds

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 09:41:58 GMT

Dubrovnik is a victim of its own popularity, pulling in millions of visitors a year. For those who like their history, art and architecture with far fewer people, these seven alternative Croatian coastal towns deliver a similar vibe with far fewer people:

Air New Zealand connects Auckland and New York for the first time ever

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 08:59:29 GMT

After 16 hours in the sky, Air New Zealand's first ever direct flight to New York City arrived at JFK airport on September 17.

The challenges of building a sustainable resort in the lowest-lying country in the world

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 02:06:39 GMT

Many architects would kill to be given a blank slate on which to create their dream project.

Flights canceled to turn skies silent for Queen's funeral

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 12:36:45 GMT

Flights to and from London's Heathrow Airport on the day of the Queen's funeral are being canceled or re-timed "as a mark of respect" to the late monarch.

TGV unveils high-speed trains of the future

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 14:29:12 GMT

Welcome to the future of European high-speed rail travel.

Most stylish new hotels and spas for 2022 revealed

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 01:13:25 GMT

The hospitality industry is back in full swing and the last couple of years have seen a host of exciting new hotels and spas open around the world.

Backpacking parents who homeschool their kids

Tue, 06 Sep 2022 09:29:03 GMT

Backpacking tends to be associated with young people with few responsibilities.

Hanoi's popular 'Train Street' cafes ordered to close

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 11:20:50 GMT

Hanoi's popular "train street" is once again the subject of a significant crackdown.

Stunning new 8K footage shows Titanic as it's never been seen before

Tue, 06 Sep 2022 08:46:11 GMT

New footage has been released showing the wreck of the RMS Titanic as it's never been seen before: in full 8K quality, the highest screen resolution currently available.

Hundreds of European flights hit by air traffic control strike

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 14:04:13 GMT

Hundreds of flights have been canceled and thousands of passengers forced to change plans as French air traffic controllers took industrial action over pay on Friday.

Study reveals the North American airports that travelers find the most -- and least -- satisfying

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 15:16:13 GMT

Air travel volume is up and passenger satisfaction is down. This comes as no surprise to anyone who passed through an airport over the summer.

The surprising history of Sentosa, Singapore's staycation island

Sun, 18 Sep 2022 06:13:12 GMT

It used to be known as Pulau Blakang Mati. Some translate the name politely as "the island of woe," but the most cited translation is "the island behind which lies death."

The world's best airline for 2022 named

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 18:38:40 GMT

From Covid to chaos, it's been another bumpy year for the aviation industry. In much of the northern hemisphere, the busy summer season was beset by delays and cancellations, while in the United States a new study this week found that airplane passenger satisfaction is declining across the board.

She was only in Paris for three days. She met the love of her life on the Metro.

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 08:25:10 GMT

Andye was only in Paris for three days. On day one, she jumped aboard a Metro train and met Steven. Here's what happened next.

These cute robots could deliver your next coffee

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 05:24:05 GMT

Trundling around the hallways of Hong Kong's Cyberport innovation hub, the little Rice Robot is on a mission.