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Cancellations continue to outpace new orders : Boeing

Cancellations continue to outpace new orders : Boeing

Boeing said Tuesday it again suffered more cancellations than new orders for aircraft in January as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to weigh on airlines. The aerospace giant said it delivered 26 planes to its customers, mainly of the 737 MAX, after commercial flights of the aircraft resumed following the 20-month grounding in the wake of […]

UK arrivals to take Mandatory COVID-19 tests

UK arrivals to take Mandatory COVID-19 tests

Travelers arriving in Britain from abroad are mandated to take two coronavirus tests during quarantine, the government is expected to confirm on Tuesday. Health Secretary Matt Hancock is due to announce that people told to isolate at home will be required to get a test two and eight days into a mandatory 10-day quarantine period. […]

New crocodile species found hiding in plain sight

It’s rare to find a new crocodile species. For the first time in more than 80 years, researchers have fully described and named a new species—the Central African slender-snouted crocodile which is found in a broad swathe of the continent from Cameroon to Tanzania. This species has been dubbed Mecistops leptorhynchus, and characterized in a study published on October […]

Bali one of the best travel destinations

Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as cliffside Uluwatu Temple. To the south, the beachside city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Dua are popular resort towns. The island is also […]

Cumbria one of Britain’s most bewitching counties

Cumbria one of Britain’s most bewitching counties

From lakes and forests to waterfalls and picturesque harbours, the county of Cumbria is one of England‘s most bewitching. And these stunning pictures by photographer Steve Pipe showcase the beauty of the northern realm. The images capture much-loved sites including Derwent Water and Scafell Pike as well as snaps of the Westmorland County Show and […]

England and Wales at their most wonderfully serene

England and Wales at their most wonderfully serene

They are all category winners and shortlisted photos from Landscape Photographer of the Year competitions From the Peak District to Essex via North Wales, they are images bathed in quality. They show delicately frosted vegetation, autumnal canals, cascading rivers and twisted old trees  The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ – which involves walking through a […]

Two British tourists are found dead ‘beside traces of heroin’ in their tent two days after arriving for a camping holiday in Turkey

Two British tourists are found dead ‘beside traces of heroin’ in their tent two days after arriving for a camping holiday in Turkey

Turkish police are investigating the deaths of two British holidaymakers after they were found dead in their tent during their camping holiday in the Turkish Riviera. The bodies of Natasha Amanda-Jane Layman, 45, and James Samuel Bryers, 50, were discovered on Monday by camp workers after they grew suspicious when the couple hadn’t been seen for […]

American national stung to death by wasps

American national stung to death by wasps

An American tourist has been stung to death by wasps in Bwindi National Park. Gloria Suemiller 65 a resident of Oklahoma USA was a group of eight tourists who were attacked by wasps yesterday morning at Katonyi, Ruhija zone of Bwindi National Park Rubanda district. The group of tourists  including the deceased’s husband white Gary Lynn […]

MPs demand Disability Access facilitations at Entebbe Airport

MPs demand Disability Access facilitations at Entebbe Airport

MPS have called for the improvement on the access of Entebbe Airport for persons with disabilities and ordinary people. This comes after the Bubulo West MP Rose Mutonyi complained about the ongoing renovations which she says are inconveniencing people with disabilities as they cannot easily access the place. Mutonyi says that construction at the airport blocked […]

World’s Best Airlines for 2018

World’s Best Airlines for 2018

AirlineRatings.com, the world’s only safety and product rating website has announced Air New Zealand as its Airline of the Year for 2018. Air New Zealand is being honored for the fifth consecutive year for its record-breaking performance, multi award winning in-flight innovations, operational safety, environmental leadership and motivation of its staff. These factors have stamped […]

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