June 25, 2024 12:35 AM

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Barcelona Takes Bold Step to Reclaim Housing for Locals, Bans Tourist Stays

Barcelona Takes Bold Step to Reclaim Housing for Locals, Bans Tourist Stays

Barcelona will ban tourist apartment rentals by 2028, aiming to curb rising housing costs and restore local communities, Mayor Jaume Collboni announced.

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Etihad Airways Launches Innovative Chatbot for Travel Document Checks

Etihad Airways Launches Innovative Chatbot for Travel Document Checks

Etihad Airways launches a smart chatbot to streamline travel preparation, offering instant access to essential document checks via their website.

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Alaska Airlines Secures Tentative Deal Amid Flight Attendant Push

Alaska Airlines Secures Tentative Deal Amid Flight Attendant Push

Alaska Airlines is nearing the finalization of a crucial labor deal with flight attendants after two years of negotiations, with the aim of achieving substantial pay raises.

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Power Outage at Manchester Airport Disrupts Over 90,000 Travelers

Power Outage at Manchester Airport Disrupts Over 90,000 Travelers

Manchester Airport power outage disrupts operations, affecting 90,000 passengers with canceled flights and baggage issues, prompting officials to investigate and apologize.

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China Enforces Lifetime Bans at Panda Sanctuary for Reckless Tourists

China Enforces Lifetime Bans at Panda Sanctuary for Reckless Tourists

Chengdu, China bans 12 tourists for life from its Giant Panda Sanctuary for throwing objects and spitting at pandas, prioritizing animal safety and conservation.

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American Airlines Promises Change After Racial Discrimination Suit

American Airlines Promises Change After Racial Discrimination Suit

American Airlines responds to racial discrimination lawsuit, promising improved policies and diversity training to enhance travel for all customers.

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Climate Activists Paint Stonehenge Orange Before Major Summer Gathering

Climate Activists Paint Stonehenge Orange Before Major Summer Gathering

Recent vandalism at Stonehenge by climate activists has overshadowed preparations for a rare lunar event at the iconic site ahead of the summer solstice.

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India Ramps Up Airport Security Amid Nationwide Bomb Threat Hoaxes

India Ramps Up Airport Security Amid Nationwide Bomb Threat Hoaxes

India heightens airport security after receiving hoax bomb threats at 41 locations, causing widespread delays and increased checks, yet no actual danger was uncovered.

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Dubai's Skyrocketing Rent Hikes Squeeze Global Workforce Tight

Dubai's Skyrocketing Rent Hikes Squeeze Global Workforce Tight

Dubai climbs to the top of costly cities for expats, driving up living expenses and challenging global workforce mobility with its high rental and service prices.

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United Airlines Under Investigation After Frightening In-Flight False Alarm

United Airlines is Under Investigation After Frightening In-Flight False Alarm

United Airlines faces scrutiny after a false oxygen mask alert causes panic on a flight, while expanding operations with new routes from Tokyo.

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Singapore's Sentosa Beaches Suffer as Oil Spill Spreads Rapidly

Singapore's Sentosa Beaches Suffer as Oil Spill Spreads Rapidly

Oil spill off Singapore disrupts Sentosa Island, affecting wildlife and tourism during peak season as cleanup efforts continue around key beach areas.

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Southwest Airlines Faces Scrutiny After Near Catastrophe Over Pacific

Southwest Airlines Faces Scrutiny After Near Catastrophe Over Pacific

Southwest Airlines flight narrowly escapes disaster over Pacific, FAA investigates after Boeing 737's sudden descent and recovery off Hawaii coast.

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Switzerland Acts on Nazi-Looted Art, Pulls Monet and Van Gogh

Switzerland Acts on Nazi-Looted Art, Pulls Monet and Van Gogh

Switzerland's Kunsthaus museum examines Nazi-era claims on prized artworks by Monet and Van Gogh in the Emil Bührle Collection.

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Qantas Aims for Travel Dominance with Full TripADeal Acquisition

Qantas Aims for Travel Dominance with Full TripADeal Acquisition

Qantas secures full ownership of TripADeal, enhancing travel options with exclusive discounts and showing support with a new Olympic-themed aircraft livery.

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Wizz Air Remains the Most Delayed UK Airline Despite Improvements

Wizz Air Remains the Most Delayed UK Airline Despite Improvements

Wizz Air retains its title as the most delayed UK airline for the third year, despite significant investments aimed at improving punctuality and customer experience.

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