Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 20, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Aloft Hotel to Begin Testing ‘Botlr,’ a Robotic Bellhop John Kerry has flown 519,136 miles to 51 countries in 239 days in 2014! SeaWorld shares dive as documentary #Blackfish spurs attendance drop One of Iceland’s Biggest Volcanoes May Threaten European Aviation Again British Airways launches cute animals […]

Singapore Airlines to Retire the Boeing 747

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Good morning, folks. This just in from Singapore Airlines.  LOS ANGELES, February 17, 2012 – Singapore Airlines will operate special commemorative flights between Singapore and Hong Kong on April 6, 2012 to mark the retirement of the Boeing 747 after nearly four decades of service. Flight SQ747 from Singapore to Hong Kong and SQ748 from Hong […]

Boeing Factory Tour: Behind The Scenes

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My first view of Boeing’s manufacturing plant in Everett, Washington (30 miles north of Seattle). The site’s main assembly building (they build the Boeing 747, 767, 777, and 787 airplanes) is the largest building in the world by volume. It’s 472 million cubic feet of space! Security Check at Boeing When we entered the property […]