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Iraq: Chevron evacuates staff from Kurdistan oil site, will Russia’s Rosneft benefit?

Chevron said Monday it has evacuated all expatriate oil workers from Iraq, following last week's Trump airstrike in Baghdad that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani.

Chevron, which is the number 2 U.S. oil company, said in a statement that as a "precautionary measure" all non-Iraqi employees and contractors have departed the company's one and ...

Passenger videos plane wheel disintegrating during takeoff

Imagine settling in for your flight, gazing benignly and vacuously out of the window as the jet taxis and roars into motion, only to notice that one of the wheels is spitting sparks and disintegrating like a firework.

Air Canada Jazz Dash 8-300 #AC8684 to Saguenay lost a wheel as it departed Montreal yesterday. ...

Here’s what it’s like flying on the ‘most expensive plane ticket in the world’

12.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles, Travel Articles

YouTube's resident "check out this expensive ****" dude, Casey Neistat, is once again doing PR for airlines out of the United Arab Emirates.  In a new video posted to his channel on Monday, Neistat takes his 11.6 million YouTube subscribers ... ...

GetYourGuide widens its horizons, will expand its Originals short tours into day trips and more

GetYourGuide has made a name for itself as the startup that helped the stale idea of guided tours for travellers on its head. Tapping into the generation of consumers who think of travel not just as going somewhere, but having an “experience” (and, ideally, recording it for Insta-posterity), it has built a marketplace to connect ...

Woman whose ***** was probed by Burbank TSA “officers” who ignored her refusal sues

Last September, Jessica Lundquist passed through a body-scanner at Burbank airport and was told by a TSA screener that they wanted to conduct a "groin search" on her.

Lundquist refused to allow the screener to touch her *****, whereupon the screener summoned two colleagues. The "officers" (the TSA styles its employees as "officers" even though they ...

What it’s like to take a vacation in Singapore’s Changi Airport

Singapore's Changi Airport is rated the #1 airport in the world by most entities that rate airports. It has theme parks, free movies, a retro video game arcade, hiking trails, and much more. Stephanie Rosenbloom took a 27-hour vacation there with her husband and wrote about it for The New York Times. I was ...