Carnival plan to police deck chairs receives a round of applause online
The next time you cruise on Carnival Cruise Lines, don’t bother trying to save deck chairs for a companion or for yourself if you’re not going to use it.
The plan, [senior cruise director John Heald] said, is for crew to place a small sticker with the current time on any claimed-but-unused deck chair. Forty minutes later, if the chair is still unused, the crew will remove the articles and take them to the towel station by the pool.
FAA suspends operation that led to near-collision
The Federal Aviation Administraiton is suspending the ability of airports to allow runway reversals that nearly caused a collision last week.
No commercial airports will be able to use the procedure, in which controllers direct some planes to take off and land from the opposite of the usual direction, until a standardized procedure can be put in place, aviation officials said. There is no national standard for the procedure, although airports follow their own procedures.
Ethiopian Airlines to take delivery of first Boeing 787 next week
Ethiopian Airlines will take delivery of its first 787 on August 14, 2012 in Seattle.
Ethiopian is proud to be the first airline from Africa, Europe, Americas and Middle East to take delivery of the Dreamliner, and to be able to offer its passengers the ultimate travel experience on-board this game-changing aircraft before other carriers.
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