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Israel: FAA ban silences some traffic to Tel Aviv, and tourism suffers

published about 2 hours ago
Israel: FAA ban silences some traffic to Tel Aviv, and tourism suffers
With a  second day of flight cancellations snarling plans and silencing some air traffic to Tel Aviv, one tour operator reports that life — but not travel-related business — is proceeding as usual.

In Transit Blog: British Souvenirs Made (One at a Time) in Britain

published about 3 hours ago
In Transit Blog: British Souvenirs Made (One at a Time) in Britain
If a double-decker bus paperweight or a William and Kate mug aren’t your kind of mementos, consider the New Craftsmen, a fine craft shop in the Mayfair section of London.

Best Toys for a Kids to Play With on a Flight

published about 4 hours ago
A new study from British Airways suggests children might be occupied longer, and stay happier, with far simpler toys. Plus a little adult interaction. The airline placed children, aged two to 10, on a two-hour flight and were observed by scientist and TV personality Robert Winston and a team of educational psychologists.

Probe Finds No Tampering With Malaysia Jet Black Box

published about 5 hours ago
Probe Finds No Tampering With Malaysia Jet Black Box
The next step is analyzing the dowloaded data from the cockpit voice recorder, and examining the flight-data recorder.

Beer flows at 'America's Oktoberfest'

published about 5 hours ago
More than 80,000 beer fans from around the world gather at the 27th Oregon Brewers Festival.