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The man who pays his way
His aim was to convey precise information rather than seeking to make our pulses race
The Loose Women host has been clocking up the air miles to fulfil a lifelong dream of obtaining a pilot's licence
London's business-class-only link to Hong Kong is to be axed after just six months – providing more evidence that insufficient numbers of airline passengers are prepared to pay a premium to avoid the riff-raff.
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Q&A: Travel unravelled
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Q&A: Travel Unravelled
Cuts to immigration staff threaten to leave hundreds of thousands facing long delays
Cardiff Blues backs coach Gareth Baber has supported the club's handling of Gavin Henson's sacking, and defended the decision to allow players to go out for a drink after Friday's defeat in Glasgow.
US airlines will divert flights that pass over the poles due to the risks posed by solar radiation
The Independent's Senior Travel Editor Simon Calder won a charity edition of Celebrity Mastermind last night, seeing off challenges from The Observer food critic, Jay Rayner, the National Lottery presenter OJ Borj, and Anthony Costa from the boy band Blue.
Unmanned drones with surveillance cameras will fly above London during next year's Olympic Games as the Metropolitan Police tries to increase the number of "eyes in the sky" available to officers.