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News: Kerzner takes One&Only brand into Asia with Malaysia property

Kerzner International had revealed plans for One&Only Desaru Coast in Malaysia.  A 128-acre beachfront development, the property will include 42 suites, two luxury suites and an exclusive four-bedroom villa, as well as approximately 50 One&Only homes available for purchase. This will be the first One&Only in Malaysia as part of the expanding One&Only collection, as the brand continues to grow ...

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News: Farnborough 2018: easyJet takes delivery of first A321neo

easyJet has taken delivery of its first A321neo aircraft at the Farnborough international Airshow. Welcoming the first of 30 of the planes to the fleet, the event was attended by easyJet chief executive Johan Lundgren, president of CFM International, Gaël Méheust, and Airbus chief executive Tom Enders. The aircraft is powered by CFM Leap-1A engines. The A321neo is the largest ...

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News: Farnborough 2018: Hawaiian Airlines joins growing list of Dreamliner operators

Boeing and Hawaiian Airlines have finalised an order for ten 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $ 2.82 billion at list prices. The deal also includes purchase rights for ten additional 787s. “The Dreamliner’s operational performance and passenger-friendly cabin makes it an ideal aircraft to serve as our flagship aircraft of the future,” said Peter Ingram, president and chief executive officer of ...

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News: Myles joins Yotel as senior vice president of design

Khirstie Gunn Myles has been appointed senior vice president of design and construction at Yotel. Myles joins Yotel with over 20 years of experience managing the development, design and construction of hotels, resorts and residences across the world. She expertly led IHG’s design and engineering team across Asia, Africa and the Middle East where she was responsible for delivery of ...

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News: BelugaXL completes first test flight in France

The first of five BelugaXL aircraft has landed at Toulouse-Blagnac, France, after successfully completing its first flight. The test flight lasted four hours and 11 minutes. The crew in the cockpit on board this flight comprised captain Christophe Cail, co-pilot Bernardo Saez-Benito Hernandez and test-flight engineer Jean Michel Pin. Meanwhile, monitoring the aircraft systems and performance in real-time at the ...

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Holidays 2018: Duty free is now MORE expensive than online shopping

Duty free shopping has been revealed to not be as cheap as many British tourists might think. Rather than the airport being the place to bag the best deals, online shopping is now where the savings are to be found, new findings reveal. Research from price and product comparison service, PriceSpy shows that only 10 per cent percent of products are cheaper at the airport, compared to online.  PriceSpy studied Duty-free prices ...

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Thomas Cook: Passengers 'faint and vomit' in sweltering delayed plane with NO air-con

Thomas Cook passengers were kept in a sweltering plane stuck on the tarmac in Spain for three hours, a family has said. The bad conditions caused passengers to faint, vomit and suffer panic attacks. Bekki Reece, her partner and three children, were among the 300 passengers on the 5 July flight from Lanzarote airport. The 32-year-old told the Stoke Sentinel ...

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Spain holidays warning: Forest fires devastating popular tourist island of Mallorca

Spain holidays to Mallorca have only just been blighted by mini-tsunamis, but now forest fires are threatening the popular tourist island. The country is currently enduring one of its hottest summers in living memory. Tourists in Mallorca are now being warned that the forest fires could bring their holidays to a sudden end. The alarm has been sounded after sixty ...

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