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Sydney’s $6 Billion Waterfront Development

A new development on the Sydney waterfront is giving the famed and iconic Sydney Opera House a run for its money. Barangaroo, a reinvention of an abandoned site, is a dynamic 54-acre retail, cultural and financial area combined with extraordinary public spaces. Constructed at a cost of more than $6 …

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IATA releases 2017 airline safety performance

MONTREAL – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2017 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continued strong improvements in safety. The all accident rate (measured in accidents per 1 million flights) was 1.08, an improvement over the all accident rate of 1.68 in 2016 …

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airBaltic to launch direct London-Tallin flights in spring 2018

airBaltic will launch a new direct service from London Gatwick Airport to Tallinn on March 27th, 2018. The twice-weekly flights will offer convenient connections between the two cities. Martin Gauss, chief executive of airBaltic, said: “By improving air travel service between the Baltic capitals and European cities, airBaltic is reinforcing …

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Brazil’s E-Visa Is Popular With US Travelers

It’s easier than ever to travel to Brazil. A faster visa process has led to a boom in U.S. visitors traveling to the country. Since the launch of e-visas on January 25, 2018, there has been a 70 percent increase in visa applications from American visitors compared to the same …

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