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This couple retired at 40 and moved their family to Portugal. Here’s how they did it

[CNBC] From their home in Portugal, U.S. ex-pats Amon and Christina Browning give off the relaxed aura of a couple completely content with where they are in life. And given they spend their days lounging on the beach or working in their garden, it’s not hard to see why. Now 41 and 43, the Brownings […]

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American Airlines warns about jet fuel shortages around the U.S., asks pilots to conserve

[CNBC, Reuters] Fuel supply delays and constraints are the latest issue to hit U.S. carriers.Airlines are also facing labor shortages after a surge in travel demand materialized faster than executives expected.American said it is among several carriers facing the fuel supply shortage.American Airlines on Monday said it might have to add stops to certain flights because […]

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American Airlines canceling hundreds of flights through mid-July in part due to labor shortages

(CNN Business) American Airlines is canceling hundreds of flights through at least mid-July as the company strives to maintain service in the midst of massively increasing travel demand while the coronavirus pandemic continues to recede in the United States, according to a spokesperson from the airline. “The first few weeks of June have brought unprecedented […]

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More than 70,000 people have signed petitions to stop Jeff Bezos from returning to Earth after his trip to space next month

[Business Inside, Getty Images] Petitions to stop Jeff Bezos’ Earth reentry collected more than 70,000 signatures combined.The one with the most signatures is titled “Do not allow Jeff Bezos to return to Earth.”Bezos plans to enter space July 20 on the first human flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket.More than 70,000 people have signed […]

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Southwest Airlines Delays and Cancels Flights for a Third Day

[The New York Times, Reuters] The headaches began with problems with a weather data supplier on Monday, then technical troubles on Tuesday, and the issues spilled over into Wednesday. Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights were delayed or canceled again on Wednesday as the company sought to resolve disruptions from earlier in the week amid a pickup in […]

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United plans supersonic passenger flights by 2029

[BBC NEWS] US airline United has announced plans to buy 15 new supersonic airliners and “return supersonic speeds to aviation” in the year 2029. Supersonic passenger flights ended in 2003 when Air France and British Airways retired Concorde. The new Overture aircraft will be produced by a Denver-based company called Boom, which has yet to […]

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These double-decker airplane cabin concepts could be the future of flying

(CNN) — Airplane seat designers have long been dreaming up innovative economy cabin concepts, looking for the ideal balance between squeezing in as many passengers in as possible, and keeping the experience relatively enjoyable for fliers. And while the stand-up airplane seats that have been floating around for the past few years have yet to see the light […]

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Travel is back — and so are travel scams

(CNN) — With more widespread vaccinations and relaxed travel restrictions, many people are making long-awaited vacation plans. But scammers are making plans of their own to separate eager travelers from their money via too-good-to-be-true vacation packages, fake airfare deals and other shady schemes. Consumer advocacy organizations such as Better Business Bureau are issuing warnings about an increase in […]

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US citizens warned not to travel to Japan as Tokyo Olympics near

(CNN) — The Tokyo Olympics, postponed in 2020 during the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, are facing increasing hurdles in putting on a 2021 show.The latest troubling sign for the Summer Games came Monday when the State Department advised US citizens against traveling to Japan because of a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases.The “Level 4: Do Not Travel” advisory is […]

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