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TSA Goes To The London Olympics To Provide No Security

In just over a week the 2012 Olympic Games will commence. London’s busy airports will receive a massive influx of passengers, straining their already strained security checkpoints.   Recently it has come to light that G4S security, which provides security at a number of airports in the United Kingdom, including Britain’s global gateway, London’s Heathrow…

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UK Border Agency Goes On Strike & Passengers Report A Better Experience

For the past week the threat of the looming Public Sector labour strike in Britain gripped airlines and airports with fear.  As UK Border Agency Immigrations Officers announced they would take part in the public sector strike action today some airlines readjusted schedules, other carriers cancelled flights and London Heathrow Airport warned that passport control…

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Etihad Turns Eight And Continues Its Growth Spurt

Airlines in the Gulf Region have witnessed massive growth over the past decade. Carriers expanding from regional networks that were largely ignored by American, European and Asian airlines expanded into massive global networks that seemingly overnight overtook the established global powerhouses … and in some cases these airlines came literally out of no where.  …

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A Life At The Airport A Heathrow Photographer

Do you like photography? Do you like celebrities? Do you like airports? Do you like photography of celebrities in airports?  If you answered “Yes” to any of the above questions, then you’ll love the new retrospective book released by London Heathrow Airport’s longest serving “Resident Photographer” Dennis Stone. Yesterday a present arrived in my mailbox…

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iPhone App of the Week : All Subway

One of the easiest ways to get around most major cities is the subway. If you’re like millions of travelers out there you’re a subway snob … I admit it, I am a subway snob. Subway vs Bus, subway wins each every time. One of the first rules of traveling the subway seems to be…

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Happy 40th Birthday To The Boeing 747

22/1/2010 – Happy 40th Birthday To The Boeing 747 Forty years ago today history was made as the iconic Boeing 747 took to the skies for its first revenue passenger flight. While Pan Am had intended for the first Boeing 747 revenue passenger flight to be on the 21st of January, an engine overheating delayed…

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Can A Change In London Heathrow’s Approach Optimize Its Current Potential?

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com— E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 7/12/2009 – Can A Change In London Heathrow’s Approach Optimize Its Current Potential? Can a simple change in an approach pattern reduce the carbon emissions for London’s Heathrow airport, reduce its air traffic grid-lock, eliminate the airport’s need for a 3rd active runway and extend the airport’s hours of operation to…

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