British Airways has partnered with AirPortr to develop additional handy fast bag drop locations before heading to the departures concourse at Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5 in London. Customers will be able to drop off their bags at the Heathrow Express train platforms at peak times**, before traveling bag-free directly through security. Before being collected from … Continue reading To prevent long lines, British Airways now offers a new rapid bag-frop service before to check-in.
In the Heights couldn’t be more perfectly timed. For one thing, summer movies don’t get much more summery than this one, which takes place during a record-breaking New York heat wave. For another, this vibrant screen adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda stage musical captures something we’ve largely gone without over the past year: a joyous … Continue reading ‘In The Heights’ – the most socially undistanced movie
Involuntary denied boardings occur when passengers who have a confirmed seat on a specific flight cannot be accommodated on that flight and are thus “bumped”. Passengers are usually bumped due to tickets being oversold. The Vacationer analyzed publicly available Air Travel Consumer Reports from the U.S. Department of Transportation in order to determine which airlines most frequently “bumped” passengers … Continue reading U.S. airlines most likely to bump passengers
Airbus' new eVTOL just took to the skies for the first time in public during a demonstration flight for a German politician. CityAirbus, as the electric aircraft is called, is part of Airbus' vision for "flying taxi" aircraft and currently being developed by the manufacturer's helicopter division. The remotely piloted aircraft first flew independently in … Continue reading CityAirbus that aims to usher in an era of flying taxis just took its first public flight
A Japanese robotics startup has released what it’s calling the ‘world’s first smart mask’ that both protects during a pandemic and translates into eight languages, making communication easier when your face is partially covered. Dubbed ‘C-FACE’, the plastic smart mask is placed on the outside of a standard sized mask and connects to the wearer’s … Continue reading We had the smartphones… the “smart” face masks are the next level?!
San Giovanni in Galdo, a village in southern Italy, is offering up some of its empty houses for free to travelers who visit the region between July and October. Like many small and rural Italian villages, San Giovanni is suffering from population decline as residents leave for big cities. As a result it has plenty … Continue reading Free accommodation for tourists in a pretty italian village
Soon passengers boarding the Eurostar won't need to present their passports as the cross-Channel rail operator prepares to introduce facial recognition technology. The scheme is similar to facial recognition technology in place at major airports including London's Heathrow and Shanghai's Hongqiao. Fotografie de Paul IJsendoorn pe Pexels.com Set to launch in March 2021, the Eurostar … Continue reading Eurostar launches face scanners. Goodbye passports!
Sri Lanka plans to open airports for tourists from August 01, with hotels and restaurants registered with the state tourism agency allowed to operate first, the President’s office said. A task force fighting Coronavirus had proposed to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at a meeting on May 26 that the airports be re-opened for foreign tourists as … Continue reading Sri Lanka plans to open airports for tourists from August 01