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(CNN) — From strutting past bright-colored houses to exploring Istanbul’s spice markets, Turkish Airlines new cabin crew uniforms are multipurpose — at least if the glamorous photo shoot is anything to go by. Celebrating 85 years of criss-crossing the world, the airline has revealed a chic new look for its flight attendants courtesy of Milan-based
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(CNN) — The island of Patmos, sitting under perfect blue skies in the eastern reaches of the Aegean sea, may look like a typical vacation destination in Greece, but it isn’t. It’s where the end of the world began. Not that you’d guess that, strolling down the winding path in the center of the island,
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(CNN) — An ancient Egyptian tomb hidden away from public eyes for more than 80 years has opened near Giza, the home of the ancient pyramids. The 4,000-year-old Tomb of Mehu belonged to a high-ranking official. Archeologists say its colorful wall decorations shed light on how Egyptians lived more than a thousand years before the
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(CNN) — Can you handle 11 straight hours on an airliner? Hawaiian Airlines hopes you can. On Thursday, it announced the launch of “the longest regularly scheduled domestic route in US history,” which flies five days a week between Boston and Honolulu. Flight time from Boston to Honolulu will take up to 11 hours, 40
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Las Vegas (CNN) — In this city where just about everything is over the top, a 24-foot bong might establish a new, well, high. The two-story-tall specimen of super-sized drug paraphernalia is the main attraction at Cannabition, a non-consumption cannabis-themed museum slated to open later in September at Neonopolis in Downtown Las Vegas. Though the
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(CNN) — While travel advice abounds for the best times to buy the most affordable holiday plane tickets, it’s hard to escape reality: Flying during some of the year’s busiest travel periods generally isn’t going to be cheap. In this era of packed airplanes, smaller seats and fees for extra leg room, what airline is
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(CNN) — More than 1,300 flights have been canceled in advance of Hurricane Florence’s arrival in the Carolinas, and operations at airports along the coast have been suspended as the region braces for landfall. Outer rainbands of the Category 2 storm with tropical-storm-force winds had started lashing North Carolina’s coast by mid-day Thursday. FlightAware doesn’t
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(CNN) — The US may have the world’s largest aviation market, but it’s Asia that rules the skies when it comes to in-demand air routes. A new survey to identify the planet’s busiest passenger flight routes reveals a list largely made up of Asian destinations, with the 450-kilometer journey from Seoul’s Gimpo Airport to the
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Hong Kong (CNN) — Though bigger and swankier airports continue to open around the globe every year, the 20-year-old Hong Kong International Airport is still regarded as one of the best — and most profitable — aviation facilities in the world. Replacing the unforgettable and slightly frightening Kai Tak Airport in 1998, Hong Kong’s main
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(CNN) — The world’s biggest twin-engine jetliner is almost here. Boeing has finally provided a glimpse of the upcoming 777X-9 aircraft, the first aircraft of its next generation 777s. The “fully assembled” static test plane was rolled out at the Boeing facility in Everett, Washington, earlier this month. While it will never take to the
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