Malaysia Airlines A380

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

  • Where is flight MH370? – A multinational effort is participating in a search for a Malaysian Airlines flight that went missing somewhere over the Gulf of Thailand; the plane had 239 people onboard en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. (CNN)
  • Garuda Indonesia joins Skyteam – The Indonesian flag carrier officially joined the Skyteam airline alliance this week, becoming its 20th member and joining the likes of Delta, KLM, and Air France. (Jakarta Post)
  • Dubai waives visas for 13 Euro countries – The citizens of over a dozen European nations, including Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Latvia, and Estonia, are now able to enter the UAE without a previously-obtained visa. (TTW)
  • Heathrow Airport opens first e-cig zone – The large, international London hub has opened the world’s first e-cigarette zone. (ABC)

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