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Border agents once again release migrants in Downtown El Paso

Border enforcement agents dropped off more than 100 migrants at a Downtown El Paso bus station on Sunday, the first time in more than three years that people were released from custody in El Paso without going to a nongovernmental organization for food and shelter. The release, which left migrants to fend for themselves in …

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China’s TCab E20 eVTOL prototype is making regular transition flights

Shanghai’s TCab Tech has become one of China’s leading eVTOL contenders, claiming it’s now made many test flights validating its 50-percent scale prototype E20 air taxi design in vertical lift and hover mode, as well as transitions to winged cruise flight. The E20 is an interesting take on a five-seat electric VTOL aircraft, a kind …

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Kosovo’s Pristina Airport Targets Long-Haul Flights With Runway Extension

Pristina International Airport (PRN) in Kosovo is setting its sights on the resumption of long-haul flights. As part of its bid to cater to long-haul carriers, in December 2021 the airport extended its runway by 500 meters and upgraded its instrument landing system (ILS). The airport has also now launched an incentive package for the …

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Vistara Sees 85% Load Factors On Its Delhi-London Flights

In a press briefing in London this week, Vistara shared the results of its new Delhi-London route. Starting at the height of pandemic restrictions in August 2020, the airline’s first long-haul has seen exceptional demand. Let’s take a look at the numbers. High load factors One of the key metrics to measure a new route …

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US pilot shortage forces airlines to cut flights, scramble for solutions

Airline pilots walk through the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on December 27, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images The United States is facing its worst pilot shortage in recent memory, forcing airlines to cut flights just as travelers are returning after more than two years of the Covid-19 pandemic. The crisis …

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No compensation provided to Regina family that drove home from Toronto after missed flights

It was a bumpy road back home for one Regina family after they enjoyed a relaxing tropical vacation. Steve Torgerson did not expect his family’s recent getaway to Costa Rica would end with them driving across two and a half provinces to return to their home in Regina. However, that’s how their latest trip concluded …

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Iconic Lancaster Bomber over Leicestershire TWICE this weekend on Dambusters memorial flights – here’s where you can spot it

An iconic plane will head through Leicestershire’s skies this weekend to mark the anniversary of a significant World War II operation. A Lancaster Bomber will be seen both today and tomorrow (May 14 and 15) flying over the county as it travels across the country. The plane is considered the most famous and successful Royal …

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Quebec to cap round-trip flights to regions at $500

In an effort to encourage tourism across all regions of Quebec, the provincial government is offering to cap prices for round-trip plane tickets at $500. Quebec Transport Minister Fran├žois Bonnardel made the announcement Tuesday at the regional airport in Mont-Joli, Que., located about 570 kilometers northeast of Montreal in the Lower Saint-Lawrence region. Bonnardel said …

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‘We were left hanging’: Family denied compensation after delayed, missed flights

After delaying their vacation for over two years during the pandemic, Steve Torgerson, his wife, three kids and mother-in-law finally got to take their trip to Liberia, Costa Rica during Easter break in April. The group’s plane leaving Costa Rica needed the air conditioning fixed before leaving the tarmac, causing a delay to the departure. …

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American Airlines Adding 68 Nonstop Flights for College Football Season

American Airlines is making it easier for college football fans to cheer on their favorite schools in person this coming fall by adding almost 70 nonstop flights for some of the most popular games on the 2022 schedule. American will fly one roundtrip flight between New York (LGA) and South Bend, Indiana (SBN) on Friday …

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