Why the all-time busiest flight day fell on Friday
Air travel is headed in one direction – up – which why flight-tracking service Flightradar 24 has just logged its busiest day ever.
Taking the kids — and seeing what’s new in the Big Apply this Summer
Fun! Not only can you experience the largest interactive museum of miniatures in the world — more than 1,000 trains, 12,000 wagons, 10,000 cars and trucks and 100,000 people — but now, thanks to 3-D printing, you can have yourself scanned so that a mini version of your family can be permanently included in the displays.
EU adopts new European visa waiver system
The European Union has officially adopted a visa-waiver system, similar to the US model, which will apply to nationals of 60 countries including Australia and New Zealand.
Qantas loses ‘most trusted Aussie brand’ status
Qantas has lost its number-one spot as Australia’s most trusted brand and dropped to fourth position, beaten by a supermarket chain, a motoring association and – believe it or not – a bank.
SIA launches Dreamliner and new regional cabin products in India
Following the delivery of the world’s very first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner to Singapore Airlines in April this year, the airline has now announced it will be rolling out its 787-10 services to India, from October 2018.
Norwegian confirms order for fifth and sixth Leonardo-Class ships
The big ships just keep on coming— though in this case they are suddenly just a bit smaller. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH), parent of Norwegian Cruise Line, confirmed its previously announced op ons for the h and sixth Project Leonardo Class ships for Norwegian Cruise Line for delivery by Fincantieri S.p.A. shipyard in 2026 and 2027. These ships will be smaller than previous classes of ships, with fewer passengers and lower gross registered tonnage, enabling them to access more ports of call.