United 737 Max 9
A United Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

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

  • New cruise ship to hold record number of pax – Cruise giant Carnival ordered four new ships that will each hold up to 6,600 passengers, a new record for these floating cities. (USA Today)
  • United leaving JFK for many flights – United Airlines is pulling out most transcontinental flights from New York City’s JFK and doubling down across the river at Newark Airport. (Forbes)
  • Singapore trying to regain longest flight – Singapore Airlines once flew the world’s longest flight, a 19-hour New York to Singapore; now, the company is looking to bring back the flight with more economical aircraft. (Bloomberg)
  • Vietnam loosens visa policy – The Asian nation says that visitors from Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain will no longer need a visa to visit beginning in July for stays up to 15 days. (Skift)

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