The observatory atop the new World Trade Center located on floors 100, 101, and 102 will open May 29 to the public and tickets are currently on sale. “On May 29, One World Observatory will officially open its doors to the public – offering visitors an inspiring and unparalleled opportunity to experience New York City,” said… Read full article

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Pan American World Airways has announced additional seat availability for their 2015 roundtrips flights from LAX-LHR aboard one of the classic B747-200s! Of course, your flight won’t actually be leaving the ground! Instead, it’s a four hour flight re-enactment courtesy of Air Hollywood (inclusive of a four-course meal)! First Class Upper Deck dining room tickets for the… Read full article

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Who needs lie-flat beds ;-)… How will Boeing’s new cuddle chairs function if they ever become a reality? According to PatentYogi, passengers will first need to remove the folded cushion and headrest portion of the device called the “backpack” from its storage space under the seat. They will then need to extend the straps attached to the backpack… Read full article

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While Delta originally thanked the DOT for its decision to allow the airline to continue SEA-HND fights, they are now strongly protesting the set terms. Here’s their statement from early last week: At the most basic level, the proposed condition deviates from past practice because, as far as Delta is aware, the department has never… Read full article

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The Antonov-AN225 is currently the world’s largest aircraft…and has a remarkable six engines. According to Wikipedia: The aircraft was designed by the Soviet Union’s Antonov Design Bureau in the 1980s. It is powered by six turbofan engines and is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes. It… Read full article

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As part of the renovation of Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows, the resort has opened 20 Tahitian-style overwater bungalows. They are located just minutes from the Magic Kingdom with views of Cinderella’s Castle and the nightly fireworks show. However, don’t expect to save any money just because you’re in central Florida rather than the South… Read full article

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In a new photo series titled “Swimming with Jets”, renowned Brazilian marine photographer Daniel Botelho captures models swimming in perfect symmetry with arriving jets at St. Martin’s Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM). Botelho says it was one of his toughest assignments – “incoming flights had to be exactly on time, weather conditions ideal, and the synchronization… Read full article

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Google announced yesterday that they are launching their own mobile network named Fi. The network will piggy back on T-Mobile and Sprint’s networks, switching to whichever one has a stronger signal at a given location. Calls can be made over Wi-Fi when available. The basics (calls, texts, etc.) cost $20 a month and users can add data… Read full article

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Greenpoint Technologies, a company specializing in Boeing aircraft interiors for VIP, corporate, and commercial airline clients, is designing a private 787 Dreamliner. The Azure features an open living space accentuated by the 787 architecture. It has a forward Master Suite and Private Office with two aft Mini Suites for guest accommodations. The center gathering area… Read full article

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AirAsia X has officially applied with the US Department of Transportation for a permit as well as route authority to operate Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL) to Honolulu (HNL) via Osaka, Japan (KIX). The proposed start date would be November 2015 with 4x weekly service aboard a two class A330-300 (Business and Economy). The DOT is… Read full article

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An airport TSA agent at Denver International helped one of her coworkers fondle men whom he found attractive by entering the incorrect settings on one of the scanners. The female agent would deliberately set the scanner to a women’s setting so it would flag men’s crotches for pat downs during the full-body screen. She reportedly confessed to her… Read full article

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