American Airlines adds four US routes from Miami hub

American Airlines adds four US routes from Miami hub
American Airlines will bolster its Miami hub, adding nonstop service to four cities. American's flights between Miami and the four cities — Austin; Kansas City, Mo.; Salt Lake City and San Antonio — will begin March 5, the company announced Thursday.
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Rick Steves: What's worth a splurge in Europe?
I've always been a fan of budget travel tips. For more than 30 years I've written and lectured about ways to stow-away, picnic and get special deals to be able to afford international travel. My feeling has long been that "you experience more by …
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Malaysian Airlines MH370: March 18 as it happened

Malaysian Airlines MH370: March 18 as it happened
Malaysia's top official in charge of the operation said it was vital to reduce the scale of the search and renewed appeals for sensitive military data from its neighbours that Malaysia believes may shed light on where the airliner flew. The U.S. Navy …
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Rural post offices must not go the same way as Garda stations
The range of services provided by the post office has grown exponentially in recent years. These have included public sector services like ordering passports or paying speeding fines. Local postmasters are not looking for a subsidy or for the rural …
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UK expats in UAE can apply for passport online
This declaration form must be signed by the applicant, and together with the supporting documents and photos be posted to the HM Passport Office to the address given in the pack. “HM Passport Office will begin processing your application when we …
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Welcoming Phil Jackson to New York – they could do worse
Partly because they're my favourite team in my favourite sport and it's as much an obligation of mine to take in their games as it is to renew my passport every so often. Partly because I develop an itch of sentimentality – from re-watching videos of …
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Snapshots of Malaysia Airlines passengers

Interesting dose of bureaucratic honesty on US passport form.
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Snapshots of Malaysia Airlines passengers
Once a week, he would come see us with the whole family. He really took care of us." Gurusami Subramaniam says he worked 20 … Malaysia's main opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim, knows the captain and said "he is against any form of extremism." The …
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US court tells Sonia Gandhi to present copy of passport to support absence claim
New York, United Sikhs (March 21, 2014): A US court has asked India's Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport to show that she was not in the US between September 2 and September 9 last year. It may be recalled that …
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Malaysia Airlines affair raises security concerns over passport trafficking

Malaysia Airlines affair raises security concerns over passport trafficking
Currently, only the U.S. the U.K. and the United Arab Emirates systematically cross-check travellers' documents against the database, which has accumulated more than 40 million entries from 167 countries since it was first created in 2002 in the wake …
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Stolen Passports Show Security Gaps; US News Releases Law School Rankings
Security gaps: The investigation into passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines flight who were traveling with stolen passports has drawn attention to a thriving market for illicit documents and the disparity in aviation security across the globe …
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Airlines and airports look to take the pain out of boarding planes

Airlines and airports look to take the pain out of boarding planes
"The specific application of this trial is to remove the need for a passport check," Mark Walker, passenger process program manager at Heathrow, told CNN. He said the trial resulted … "It works very well for us and we board faster, 20% faster," van …
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2013 SAVE Award finalists announced
Ideas for improving the efficiency of Veterans Affairs Department prescription tracking, the State Department's handling of passport applications and government training certifications are among the four finalists for the 2013 SAVE Award. The winner …
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Indian Diplomat's Arrest in New York Sparks Row With US
Khobragade is accused of submitting false documents on an application for her housekeeper to live and work in the U.S. and not paying the housekeeper a minimum wage. Khobragade's …. Her official passport and visa revoked. Starts her illegal stay and …
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