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Solar-Powered Plane To Make First Trans-Mediterranean Flight (VIDEO)

by Vilmarie Estrella. Posted Jul 5th 2011 09:10 AM


A team of Swiss engineers have announced their plan to fly the world's most advanced solar-powered airplane across the Mediterranean in 2012, then around the world in 2014.
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How to Fly Out of Japan Without Paying a Fortune

by Zach Honig. Posted Mar 17th 2011 01:30 PM
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One-way economy tickets from Tokyo to the U.S. have climbed above the $5,000 mark on some airlines, but booking roundtrip tickets and redeeming mileage awards can help make a huge dent in prices. Yesterday, the U.S. State Department issued a warning to U.S. citizens in Japan, and "strongly urges" Americans to leave the country. The State Department has arranged charter flights to neighboring Asian countries, but suggests that citizens take advantage of available commercial flights as well.
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INXS Rocker Kicked Off Australian Flight

by Fran Golden. Posted Jan 27th 2011 12:27 PM
Former INXS frontman Jon Stevens was escorted by police officers off a Jetstar flight in Perth, Australia, after getting into a verbal confrontation with a flight attendant.
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Plane Delayed While Passenger Prays in Aisle

by Fran Golden. Posted Dec 22nd 2010 10:40 AM
An Air Malta flight had to return to the gate at London's Heathrow airport after a passenger left his seat to pray in the aisle.
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Virgin America Launches Service to Mexico

by Michele McDonald. Posted Dec 17th 2010 12:18 PM
San Francisco-based Virgin America headed south-of-the-border for the first time with a flight to San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. The launch was celebrated with a fiesta-style sendoff at San Francisco International Airport.
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