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Being a Dick on a Plane Could Cost You $32,750

The Federal Aviation Administration is upping its “zero tolerance” war on pandemic passengers who disrupt flights by refusing to wear masks. In a press release…

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FAA warns of spike in unruly passengers

“It is not permissible and we will not tolerate interfering with a flight crew and the performance of their safety duties,” the FAA chief says….

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Bag full of diamond rings worth $100,000 found on New York train

The railroad conductor who made the discovery received a commendation from Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng after helping return the lost rings. Source:…

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49 passengers on India-Hong Kong flight test positive for COVID

As COVID-19 cases rise among passengers, Hong Kong bans all flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/20/49-passengers-on-india-hong-kong-flight-test-positive-for-covid Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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A manufacturing issue has pulled some Boeing 737 Max planes from service

It was only late last year that the Boeing 737 Max returned to service, but the long-troubled passenger jet has run into another problem. Source:…

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U.S. airport passengers hit highest level since March 2020

Officials on Friday screened 1.357 million U.S. airport passengers, the highest number screened since March 15, 2020. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/u-s-airport-passengers-hit-highest-level-march-2020-n1261031 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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AeroMobil Says Flying Cars Are Still Just Two Years Away

Did you see the headlines this week promising that AeroMobil would be making flying cars available for purchase in 2023? That’s just two years from…

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We’ve Been Promised These Futuristic Space Hotels for 60 Years

Will people actually be staying in space hotels by 2027? That’s the promise of Orbital Assembly and Voyager Station, space startups that got a lot…

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Virgin Galactic delays space tourism flights to early 2022

Virgin Galactic’s hopes for space tourism in 2021 were looking dim after a motor ignition failure in December 2020 pushed back its test flight schedule,…

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Google Maps now lets you pay for parking and travel tickets inside the app

Google is adding payments features to Maps to help users who need to move around town during the pandemic. The app now lets you handle…

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United Airlines orders 200 vertical-takeoff electric airplanes

Enlarge / An artist’s rendering of Archer’s first aircraft, due out in 2024. (credit: Archer) The success of uncrewed electric drones in the last couple…

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Buttigieg dodges on more airline payroll Covid relief

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday that more federal aid is needed to help airlines avoid massive furloughs as the industry continues to reel from…

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All-electric planes like this could change regional air travel

Israel-based Eviation demonstrated its all-electric plane Alice in Paris before the pandemic. This great overview explains the challenges of all-electric planes that are not retrofits…

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‘Vaccine tourism’: tens of thousands of Americans cross state lines for injections

Travel between jurisdictions creates ‘unfair opportunities’ and disrupts infrastructure, experts say – though the impulse may be understandable With more than 50 unique vaccination plans…

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Massive chunk of California’s Highway 1 has dropped into the ocean

A massive chunk of Highway 1 just fell into the ocean twenty miles south of the magical town of Big Sur, California. The collapse resulted…

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American Airlines regional carrier ‘temporarily grounded’ over 200 flights after inspection issue

One of American Airlines’s largest operators of regional flights was “temporarily grounded” on Thursday by the Federal Aviation Administration following reports of an inspection issue with most…

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A curious journey through the story of the passport

Passports are travel documents that vary across the world and over time. Some are proof of citizenship, some aren’t, but all are identification for travelers….

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7 Things You Should Know About Travel in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected virtually every aspect of our lives over the last year, including travel plans. Many were forced to postpone or cancel…

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Biden keeps COVID travel restrictions for Europe and Brazil, adds South Africa

President Biden on Monday signed a directive maintaining COVID-19 travel restrictions on most of Europe and Brazil, after former President Trump moved to roll them back…

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Man lived in Chicago airport security area for three months

Aditya Singh wandered the security area of Chicago’s O’Hare airport for three months before he was finally arrested, reports the BBC. He had a return…

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CDC mandating negative COVID-19 test for air passengers entering the US

It was really wishful thinking that 2021 would magically be better when it came to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the availability of vaccines definitely gives…

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New laws in 2021: Ban on some sunscreens, more secure IDs, cash in a college account

States are putting measures in place affecting millions. Here are highlights. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/new-laws-2021-ban-some-sunscreens-more-secure-ids-cash-n1252542 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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