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8 Hours Ago In the stress and rush of travel, civility can be hard to find. After seeing “whiny jerks” in the boarding line and other boorish behaviors, Focus Brands COO Kat Cole sent several tweets on “simple rules to travel by.” She says her tips work not only at airports, but at the workplace
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“Two weeks for being drunk and disorderly” – that was one of the slogans for the now-defunct Club 18-30. The hedonists’ haven was killed off this week by Thomas Cook (the travel firm, not the Victorian temperance campaigner who founded it). The Club’s final curtain came down in Magaluf on Tuesday, when the last banana boat
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Number 10 has played down the idea that booze could be banned at airports before 10am, amid the government’s review into alcohol licensing laws at airports. The government today put in motion a “call for evidence” to review whether airports should match the rules that govern high street pubs and restaurants, which restrict alcohol sales
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Ryanair passengers are getting to grips with the airline’s second change in cabin-baggage policy this year. Starting on 1 November, Europe’s biggest low-cost airline has cut the volume of hand luggage travellers can take to the departure gate by two-thirds. Passengers who choose not to pay extra for either Priority Boarding or to check baggage in are now restricted to
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The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated its advice to travellers to Sri Lanka, warning them to ”exercise vigilance and avoid all demonstrations or large political gatherings”. The update comes in the wake of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s sacking of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his cabinet on 26 October, and Mr Wickremesinghe’s subsequent refusal to leave office. There have
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Love it, loathe it or simply tolerate it, Halloween is here, again. Like most, I’ll be making a last-minute dash to the supermarket to buy cut-price confectionery to appease trick-or-treating teenagers and sugar-crazed six-year-olds, hoping desperately that I don’t get eggs thrown at my windows if I take too long answering the door. An unwritten
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Indonesian aviation authorities will inspect all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes belonging to the country’s commercial airlines following the Lion Air crash on 29 October. The low-cost airline was flying from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang near Sumatra when it crashed into the sea not long after take-off with 189 people onboard. Indonesia’s transport minister Budi
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The crash of an Indonesian passenger plane shortly after take-off from Jakarta Airport, with the loss of 189 lives, has focused attention once again on aviation safety. Relative to some previous years, 2018 has already seen a significant number of accidents. In May, 112 people died when a domestic flight crashed shortly after take-off from
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