Brandenburg Airport Berlin - Main Approach to Terminal
Brandenburg Airport Berlin – Main Approach to Terminal. Taken from berlin-airport.de.

Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week through today:

  • Moscow airports ban all carry-on liquids – In response to two bombings in recent weeks as Russia prepares to host the Olympic Games, two airports in its capital, Vnukovo and Sheremetyevo, have banned all amounts of liquids within carry-on luggage. (Moscow Times)
  • Anthony Bourdain to open int’l food market in NYC – The popular and adventurous chef and tv host will open an international market in New York City dedicated to serving street food from all around the world. (Gothamist)
  • DC Metro debuts new rail cars – Washington, D.C. has unveiled its new trains this week which will replace the old ones later this year; the old cars have been in service since its inception in 1976. (MyFOX DC – link dead)
  • Airlines may cut boarding time by carry-ons – A study by Clarkson University School of Business in New York suggests that boarding time for flights may be reduced most effectively by considering carry-on luggage and its stowing overhead primarily. (LA Times)
  • Berlin’s newest airport probably delayed another year – The mayor of Germany’s capital city told the press that its Tegel-replacing Brandenburg Airport will not be ready now until 2015. (ATW)
  • Channel Tunnel gets complete mobile coverage – The 30-mile tunnel that connects Great Britain to France and continental Europe now has cellular coverage in its southbound tunnel; passengers going north from France into England have had coverage in that tube since June of 2012. (Guardian)
  • DC and NYC may soon replace fare cards with phones – The U.S. capital follows on the heels of New York City’s recent news that smartphones may soon replace swiping metro cards to gain entry. (Wash Post)

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