787 First Flight Takeoff
787 First Flight Takeoff. From www.boeing.es/

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

  • NYC’s tallest observatory hits early milestone – New York City’s One World Trade Center, the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building, opened just a couple of weeks ago, and has already passed the 100,000th visitor. (WT)
  • Boeing 787 has amazing air show – A rehearsal flight for the Paris International Air Show by a 787 Dreamliner became an internet phenomenon this week. (CNN)
  • ANA begins new route – The Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways started Friday flying between Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport and its Tokyo Narita hub. (USA Today)
  • Boeing to shrink restrooms again – In an effort to fit in even more seats, Boeing is going to update its popular 777-300ER wide-body airliners with smaller bathrooms. (BI)
  • EPA to start regulating emissions – The Environmental Protection Agency of the US said that “emissions from airplanes endanger human health because of their contribution to global warming.” The EPA will now take steps to start regulating airlines and flight emissions. (NYT)

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