Aer Lingus A320-200
Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200 (EI-DEA) lands at London Heathrow Airport, England. Photographed by Adrian Pingstone in June 2008 and released to the public domain. Taken from Wikimedia Commons.

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

  • Volcanoes force Indo airports’ closure again – Three major Indonesian airports were closed this week, as volcano eruptions and ash continue to plague the area. (Skift)
  • Time Out magazine seeks new, physical look – The magazine that is the quintessential tour guide of many large cities owns a large, public food market in Lisbon, Portugal, with plans on bringing the idea to Porto, London, and New York in years to come. (Reuters)
  • EC approves BA takeover of Aer Lingus – The European Commission has approved British Airways takeover of the Irish airline, though they’ll have to give up some Gatwick slots to keep things competitive. (BBC)
  • LA to get sky-high observation deck – Tourists will soon be able to see past Long Beach on a clear day all the way to Santa Catalina Island when the new observation deck opens at the US Bank Tower in Los Angeles later. (LAT)

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