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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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INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS

Flybrary takes off at CT 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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Romance at 37 000 feet
July 16 2014 at 08:13

Turkish Airlines is now offering candlelight dinners at 37 000 feet in the air.

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Sir, there’s a snake in your pants
July 15 2014 at 08:25

The most bizarre items that passengers have tried to smuggle on to planes.

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What’s our No 1 airport gripe?
July 10 2014 at 08:02

Survey reveals what annoys local travellers most about our airports.

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Safari luxury: SA's top game lodges
July 8 2014 at 08:11

South African Tourism has named the top luxury game lodges in the country.

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No limit to ‘ambassador’ pilot’s feats
July 7 2014 at 14:38

Kevin Ritchie chats to the first woman in Africa to command the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

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Can haggling get you a good forex deal?
July 4 2014 at 10:21

Still getting your forex at a bureau de change? Sam Dunny tried haggling and was surprised by the results...

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Travel secrets of a drama queen
July 3 2014 at 12:29

Travel light, get lost and take the time to explore, says Tara Notcutt, whose work in theatre has taken her to four continents.

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Tennis legend’s favourite art haunts
July 2 2014 at 12:01

Tennis legend and artist Abe Segal shares his favourite places to view art, and they’re not all galleries.

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Going up and touching back down
June 27 2014 at 08:02

Airports are varied in major cities - some give you wings, while others do their best to clip them, writes Brendan Seery.

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BA’s new inflight entertainment
June 26 2014 at 12:15

According to British Airways, a calming alternative is missing among the choice of movies it normally offers long-haul passengers.

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