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Brazil Soccer Crash - a Pilot's Perspective



TRAVEL December 01, 2016


This picture of an engine of the Avro RJ85 may provide a vital clue to investigators. Photo credit - AVHerald / CCAA Update - this article was written before investigators confirmed that the aircraft appeared to have run-out of f...

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Airbnb sets sights on China with purchase of Xiaozhu



TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST November 30, 2016


Airbnb has had a turbulent few months - but has still shown rapid growth in traditional markets. Photo Credit - Airbnb Accommodation-sharing portal Airbnb is renewing its efforts to expand in the competitive Chinese market with t...

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New China to Europe train Launched



BUSINESS, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST November 30, 2016


The service is initially scheduled to run twenty times a year, and will carry thousands of tonnes of cargo. It will, however, be quite slow! Photo credit - Pixabay A new train service between China and Europe has launched, with t...

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BA applies for flight ‘wellness’ patent



TECHNOLOGY, UK, TRAVEL November 29, 2016


An electronic 'pill' could make BA flights better for passengers. Photo credit: Pixabay British Airways have applied to the UK patent office for a patent on a “system and method for controlling the travel environment for a ...

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Lancaster London, a London landmark



LONDON LIFE, FOOD, CULTURE, TRAVEL November 25, 2016


Lancaster London is about to become Royal again (Pictures: Lancaster London) The Lancaster London hotel first opened in the late 60s, during the heyday of “Swinging London”, and since then they’ve seen the evo...

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