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Passengers on a Delta flight this week were terrified when their plane plunged mid-air, dropping nearly 30,000 feet. The flight experienced a “cabin pressurization irregularity” during the journey, the airline said in a statement. It was going from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale but was diverted to Tampa out of caution. The plane landed safely there,
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(CNN) — They’re coming to Area 51. Not the aliens, but the alien enthusiasts. Almost 2 million people clicked the “going” button on a Facebook page set up by a California man seeking to storm Area 51, the super-secret military base in Nevada, to “see them aliens.” The date for this “raid” is Friday. The
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(CNN) — The first museum in the world dedicated solely to the vagina will open in London in November, after a crowdfunding campaign raised almost £50,000 (about $62,000). The Vagina Museum will educate visitors about vulvas and vaginas while challenging the prevailing stigma surrounding them, development and marketing manager Zoe Williams told CNN. Founder Florence
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Beijing (CNN) — China is poised to open a new mega-airport to the south of Beijing, already home to the world’s second-busiest aviation hub, ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic. Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX) will see its first commercial flight take off around September 20, according to Chinese state media, with
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(CNN) — Booking.com has defended itself against accusations that it’s continuing to use pressure selling tactics, despite a crackdown by UK regulators. In February, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that six hotel booking sites — Expedia, Booking.com, ebookers, Hotels.com, Agoda and Trivago — had been the subject of enforcement action due to “serious
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(CNN) — Ancient wonders. Modern design marvels. Curiosities of nature. The museums of London are comprehensive, beautiful and renowned the world over. And they are only getting better. Over the past few years, many of London’s museums have had impressive facelifts or gotten new digs altogether. There’s the atrium at the Imperial War Museum, architect
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Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) — Once again, Atlanta rules the world. At least its airport does. More than 107 million passengers flew through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport last year, making it the busiest passenger airport in the world for the 21st year in a row. Globally, passenger traffic increased to 8.8 billion last year, a 6.4%
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With its renovations still in progress, you won’t be able to use Milan Linate Airport until late October. (Shutterstock) (CNN) — Locals call Milan “the city that never stops moving.” Districts, buildings, roads and infrastructures are constantly being adapted to meet higher standards — and that includes airports. Milan Linate Airport has shut down for
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(CNN) — Ireland might be famous for its pubs, but it offers much more spectacular views than the bottom of a pint glass. At CNN Travel, we’re celebrating Ireland’s 32 counties. There’s the wild windswept west, with its Atlantic views, Cliffs of Moher, legendary surfing spots from Dingle to Donegal, live music and laid-back locals.
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(CNN) — Wreaths, candles and calendars. These are sure signs of Advent for many Christian groups around the world. The word Advent derives from the Latin adventus, which means an arrival or visit. Advent is the beginning of the spiritual year for these churches, and it’s observed the four Sundays before Christmas Day. In 2019,
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