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Tourists beware: Spitting is a crime in Kyrgyzstan
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Tourists beware: Spitting is a crime in Kyrgyzstan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 28, 2019

In the first 9 months of 2019, visitors and residents of Kyrgyzstan paid 5.8 million soms ($83,000) in fines for ... Read More

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers
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ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air ... Read More

First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident
Travel Safety & Emergencies

First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

A man, riding his electric scooter, was killed after collided with a truck in Paris today. The 25-year-old was riding ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment
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Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations
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Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Air travel is essential to Canada's economic growth and prosperity. Canadians, tourists and businesses all benefit from a safe, efficient ... Read More

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines
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MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

After talks of MGM buying Wynn Resort's Encore Boston fell apart Tuesday night, lawmakers are hoping both casinos will now ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
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Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within ... Read More

The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft
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The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Pointing a laser at an aircraft can temporarily blind a pilot, and it is a federal crime carrying fines up ... Read More

From fines to execution: Phuket tourists warned to think twice about ‘runway selfies’
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From fines to execution: Phuket tourists warned to think twice about ‘runway selfies’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Visitors to Thailand who are looking to tick so-called ‘runway selfies’ off their bucket list may soon kick the bucket ... Read More

FAA: New video on the growing field of commercial space travel
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FAA: New video on the growing field of commercial space travel

editor editor- April 6, 2019

More and more U.S. citizens and companies want to know about the exciting and growing field of commercial space transportation. ... Read More

Grayling: Preventing ‘drone disruption’ at UK airports impossible
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Grayling: Preventing ‘drone disruption’ at UK airports impossible

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019

According to UK Secretary of State for Transport, the chaos, recently experienced by passengers at Gatwick and Heathrow, may be ... Read More

National Safety Council: American children dying while parents get away with it
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National Safety Council: American children dying while parents get away with it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2018

These parents are not terrorists, nor are they criminals, but they get away with killing their children. In the United ... Read More

No more bikinis and Speedos at UAE beaches
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No more bikinis and Speedos at UAE beaches

editor editor- April 26, 2013

Tourists are being warned to cover up on certain public beaches in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) or face a ... Read More

Italian city to fine lovelorn ‘Romeo and Juliet’ tourists
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Italian city to fine lovelorn ‘Romeo and Juliet’ tourists

editor editor- November 10, 2012

VERONA, Italy - Lovelorn visitors flock to Verona celebrated by Shakespeare to leave the letters and messages, often using chewing ... Read More

French tourist centers pass “decency of dress” laws
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French tourist centers pass “decency of dress” laws

editor editor- August 17, 2010

Perpignan, near the Spanish border, has become the latest city to issue fines to people who refuse to cover up ... Read More

Fake Louis Vuitton cost tourist €7 in purchase price and €1,000 in fines
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Fake Louis Vuitton cost tourist €7 in purchase price and €1,000 in fines

editor editor- June 8, 2010

A tourist in Italy who thought she was on to a bargain when she bought a fake Louis Vuitton purse ... Read More

Mexico border patrol levies hefty fines for undeclared medication
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Mexico border patrol levies hefty fines for undeclared medication

editor editor- April 27, 2010

US Customs and Border Protection officers working pedestrian operations at the Andrade port of entry had a busy weekend intercepting ... Read More

Frontier Airlines, ERA Helicopters fined by FAA
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Frontier Airlines, ERA Helicopters fined by FAA

editor editor- April 12, 2010

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed over $600,000 in fines against a helicopter company and major airline for violating ... Read More

Airlines warn that they will cancel flights rather than risk big fines
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Airlines warn that they will cancel flights rather than risk big fines

editor editor- April 6, 2010

At least two airlines are already sending flights back to the gate if they're caught in tarmac delays approaching three ... Read More

DOT fines 3 airlines for stranding passengers
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DOT fines 3 airlines for stranding passengers

editor editor- November 25, 2009

WASHINGTON — The government is imposing fines for the first time against airlines for stranding passengers on an airport tarmac, ... Read More

FAA wants United, US Airways fined $9.2 Million
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FAA wants United, US Airways fined $9.2 Million

editor editor- October 15, 2009

The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it proposed $9.2 million in civil penalties against United Airlines and US Airways for ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines, two others fined by feds
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Hawaiian Airlines, two others fined by feds

editor editor- August 11, 2009

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Monday ordered three airlines, including Hawaiian Airlines, to pay fines for violating consumer regulations. Read More

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South Africa tries to halt baboon break-ins

editor editor- March 24, 2009

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Baboons seeking snacks are breaking into tourists' cars in South Africa and authorities are threatening ... Read More

American Airlines statement about proposed FAA fines
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American Airlines statement about proposed FAA fines

editor editor- August 15, 2008

FORT WORTH, TX (August 14, 2008) - American Airlines issued the following statement about the proposed fines announced today by ... Read More

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