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Tulsa, Oklahoma (CNN) — Roger Steele’s mission is preparing a plane for your summer vacation. Steele, an assistant manager at American Airlines’ largest maintenance base, is leading a team of mechanics unwrapping, inspecting, cleaning and refurbishing jets that the airline placed in storage for much of the last year. With so few travelers then, the
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(CNN) — They’d traveled hundreds and thousands of miles between them, but explorer Blair Niles and one-time spy Marguerite Harrison were disappointed to learn that they were deemed unsuitable to join the Explorers Club. Despite their considerable travel achievements, the pair were banned from becoming members as the club, founded in 1904, did not admit
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(CNN) — It’s a landscape that looks almost alien. Soft tufa rock — spewed from volcanoes millennia ago to create a series of ethereal “fairy chimneys” that have been shaped and sculpted by nature. This is Cappadocia. Rising above the Anatolian Plains of central Turkey, this historic region is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage
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(CNN) — As global business and travel hubs remain largely closed off to the masses, Dubai is making entry easier than ever for international visitors. The glitzy city, as well as the United Arab Emirates as a whole, has for years been opening up its once-strict residency and tourist visa rules, but has accelerated its
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Exosonic was handed a contract by the Presidential and Executive Airlift Directorate (PE) after impressing the military with its concept for a low-boom supersonic Mach 1.8 twinjet. Now CNN Travel has had an exclusive look inside the cabin interior of the executive transport plane designed to carry the US Executive Branch’s distinguished visitors (DVs). It’s
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(CNN) — For those on a Mediterranean cruise, it’s one of the most memorable sights: the city of Venice unpeeling beneath the boat, the centuries-old buildings and bell towers dwarfed by the ship, giving onlookers a spectacular bird’s eye view. But for many on the shore, cruise ships in Venice have come to symbolize the
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(CNN) — It’s been a strange period for aviation and, for many of us, it’s been over a year since we actually saw the inside of an airplane cabin. This year’s awards go to designs including a hyper-connected, personalized cabin of the future and the swanky interior of an electric jet aimed at commuters. The
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