Tag: travel

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Pro-ISIS Group Threatens LAX, JFK, Heathrow

Terrorist threats against several airports — Los Angeles International Airport, London’s Heathrow and New York’s JFK — were posted to what has been identified as a pro-Islamic State Twitter account ahead of what is supposed to be a record-breaking fourth of July weekend for travel out of LAX.

Texas-Based Southwest, American Airlines Clear to Fly to Cuba

Two Dallas-Fort Worth-based commercial airlines are now clear for take-off to airports in Cuba according to the Obama Administration’s “efforts to normalize relations”. Within the year, American travelers can expect up to 90 daily round-trip flights between the United States and nine destinations on the Communist island nation.

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Poll: Greece Financial Crisis Likely to Disturb Tourist Industry

The poll found that UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands appear to view the perception of Greece more negatively due to the current situation. However, the study showed countries that were more impacted by the economic crisis across Europe had a less negative opinion of Greece as a tourist destination.

Coalition Spent £50m On First Class Travel

The coalition has spent £50m on First Class travel and taxis since it came into office in 2010. This is despite pledging to put an end to luxury travel. The figures were released after a parliamentary question from a Labour MP,