Air France unveils its own French chewing gum

Air France unveils its own French chewing gum

As all travellers know, take-off and landing can sometimes cause pain in the ears. The cabin pressure varies and can block passengers’ ears. The chewing action is enough to balance this internal ear pressure and make the travel experience more enjoyable. The caring attitude is at the heart of Air France’s concerns. To take care of its customers’ ears, Air France has created its own French chewing gum “La gomme à mâcher” with the agency…

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South African Airways to launch derect service to Munich

South African Airways to launch derect service to Munich

For exactly 10 years, South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s leading international airline, has been connecting the Munich hub with the South African metropolis of Johannesburg. Initially equipped with three weekly connections, the new service quickly showed potential and was already increased to daily flights in October 2007. Since then SAA has been offering a connection from Munich to Johannesburg daily. Munich is a central hub of Star Alliance, of which SAA has been a member…

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Delta launches new services

Delta launches new services

Delta launches new nonstop service to Pittsburgh and New Orleans as the airline continues its expansion in the region. Beginning Oct. 1, Delta will operate twice-daily nonstop flights to Pittsburgh. Seasonal service to New Orleans will start on Feb. 10, 2018. With the new routes, Delta and its partners will serve a total of 47 destinations worldwide from Boston, including nonstop international flights to London, Amsterdam, Paris and Dublin. The Boston Logan-Pittsburgh service will operate…

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Hidden in-flight extras that airlines want to keep a secret

Hidden in-flight extras that airlines want to keep a secret

From extra grub to cockpit tours, kid-friendly games to first class treats, cabin crew reveal just what politeness can get you on a flight. Being nice never hurts in life, but on a plane it could make the difference between a miserable long-haul flight and a journey that quite literally flies by. 1. First Class treats   If you like the sound of being furnished with First Class treats like a cappuccino or a cheese…

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Mediterranean Tourism Fair to hold in Athens

Mediterranean Tourism Fair to hold in Athens

The Greek capital is scheduled to host the first international tourism exhibition and business conference focusing exclusively on the Mediterranean later this year, marking yet another milestone in the country’s development as the premier tourism market in the region. The inviting blue waters of the Mediterranean continue to receive record numbers of visitors year after year, with Greece among the most popular and fastest growing destinations in the region. Over the past decade, Greek tourist…

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Wine Spectator unveils 2017 restaurant award winners in Ukraine

Wine Spectator unveils 2017 restaurant award winners in Ukraine

The newest list of Restaurant Award winners has arrived. In 2017, Wine Spectator is honoring 3,592 restaurants—hailing from all 50 states and more than 75 countries—for their outstanding dedication to wine. The awards are given across three categories: Award of Excellence, Best of Award of Excellence and Grand Award. The Award of Excellence recognizes restaurants whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style. Whether…

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