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Are Travel Agents Back? – NYTimes.com

THE complimentary wine and fruit platter was sent up to Jessica Griffin and her family moments after they strolled into their roomy suite. They were accompanied by a bellhop who placed their bags near a tidy crib made up with luxurious, high thread-count sheets for Ms. Griffin’s 1-year-old daughter. The …

Celeb birthdays for April 26, 2012

Actress-comedian Carol Burnett is 79. Guitarist-songwriter Duane Eddy is 74. Singer Maurice Williams of Maurice and the Zodiacs is 74. Singer Bobby Rydell is 70. Singer Gary Wright is 69. Actor Giancarlo Esposito (“Once Upon A Time,” ”Breaking Bad”) is 54. Drummer Roger Taylor of Duran Duran is 52. Actress …

Baby ban on Malaysia Airlines | CNNGo.com

Malaysia Airlines’ ban on babies in first class will extend to its new A380 aircraft Malaysia Airlines will ban babies from traveling first class on its Airbus A380 super jumbo jet, according to online reports. The decision comes after the airline banned babies from the first class section of its …

Parakeets Swarm in London – NYTimes.com

STANWELL, England — The evening started peacefully enough at Long Lane Recreation Park in the western suburbs of London, disturbed only by the occasional rumble of a distant jet landing at Heathrow Airport. But just before sunset, five bright green missiles streaked through the air toward a row of poplars …

Celeb Birthdays for April 26, 2011

Actress-comedian Carol Burnett is 78. Guitarist-songwriter Duane Eddy is 73. Singer Maurice Williams of Maurice and the Zodiacs is 73. Singer Bobby Rydell is 69. Singer Gary Wright is 68. Actor Giancarlo Esposito is 53. Drummer Roger Taylor of Duran Duran is 51. Actress Joan Chen is 50. Drummer Chris …

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Jumbo Jet Unveiled

Boeing unveiled their new 747-8 Intercontinental jumbo passenger jet on Sunday at the company’s factory in Everett, Washington. Boeing’s newest addition to the 747 family is the world’s longest commercial passenger plane at 250.3 feet (76.3 meters long.) Boeing has sold 33 of the new planes already, and passengers can …

The French Fighter Jet That Nobody Wants – BusinessWeek

The Rafale fighter, made by France’s Dassault Aviation, is loaded with high-tech avionics, radar, and targeting systems. Now all it needs are customers. France has been peddling the supersonic jet since 2000 and hasn’t sold a single one. In the latest setback, Brazil said on Jan. 17 that it would …