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AP

In-flight calls finally get green light

You will soon be able to leave your gadgets switched on during flights after the European flight safety regulator said they did not pose a risk.

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Flybrary takes off at Cape Town airport

Novel twist on conventional library allows travellers to exchange books.

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REUTERS

Landing in homes... airline food

In Germany, an online supermarket is convinced there's a market for aircraft meals to be eaten at home.

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No one wins in fight for legroom
September 5 2014 at 13:33

Megan McArdle revisits airline etiquette in the wake of the 'knee defender' airline rage story.

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Must haves (not) for trip of a lifetime
September 5 2014 at 08:07

A portable bidet, a suitcase scooter and the pillow for snoozing at airports. Anucyia Victor on the most bizarre travel accessories.

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The lure of animal magnetism
September 4 2014 at 13:54

Rebecca Brett discovers the amazing places animal lovers will adore.

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Helpful app for travellers, social butterflies
September 3 2014 at 14:02

Glympse is designed to keep groups of people updated on one another's whereabouts. Elizabeth Chang tests it out.

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Going on holiday? Keep a low profile
September 2 2014 at 08:19

The last week before going away on holiday is the ideal time to review your social network profile settings, experts say.

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Want a window seat? Don’t bet on it
September 1 2014 at 13:52

Team working on first windowless jet that uses state-of-the art displays to give passengers panoramic view of surroundings.

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Tracing the world’s map on foot
September 1 2014 at 08:19

A British ex-soldier is trying to walk around the globe, unless Russia stops him.

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Defending your legroom
August 29 2014 at 13:31

A gadget that blocks airplane seats from reclining got a boost after a scuffle between passengers forced a plane to land. [VIDEO]

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How to avoid high roaming costs
August 28 2014 at 13:55

Telecoms provider Orange is now offering services to SA travellers to popular tourist destinations.

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...miskien actor loves travel
August 27 2014 at 12:12

Gideon Lombard knows best places to visit, and how to enjoy them by himself.

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