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Doha to Dubai From the Air, in 25 Photos

And a geography lesson, too....

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German cops call airport full-body pornoscanners “useless,” EU requires opt out from scanning – Boing Boing

More proof that common sense can still prevail on this side of the Atlantic. German cops call airport full-body pornoscanners...

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Airport free wifi update 4 (or 5 or 6)

You can add Amsterdam’s Schiphol, Vienna and Ostrava, Czech Republic, to the list....

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Following the Grimsvotn ash cloud

I have quite a few flights scheduled over the next 10 days so am trying to watch the Grimsvotn ash cloud closely. Eurocontrol, the European...

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Germanwings coffee

Isn’t really all that good. But how important are onboard purchase to these low budget carriers’ bottom lines? According to a story in...

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No more free wifi at Zagreb Airport.

Just thought someone, somewhere, might find that tidbit useful....

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LJ Pic of the Day (or, Ljubljana airport shuttle)

So I stuck my head out the kitchen window yesterday afternoon and saw some guy in the building across the street masturbating. His first...

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They didn’t find my prosciutto*.

Here’s a cool still life by photog Taryn Simon of food confiscated at New York’s JFK airport over a 48 hour period. I love the...

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Ta-ta Ryanair, ciao Wizz

Well, that was fast. Just six months after beginning service from Maribor, Slovenia’s second city, to London Stansted, it looks as...

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Did I do something wrong?

About an hour after an interesting discussion Sunday afternoon about the charges brought against Turkish novelist Orhan...

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RyanAir finally lands in Slovenia.

As of Thursday 7 June, that is, with the long-anticipated service between Maribor (MBX), Slovenia’s second city, and London-Stansted...

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