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Hippocrates square in the old town

Rhodes travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Even without its Colossus, the island's capital has no shortage of wonders, as Simon Calder discovers

Luck out: some Brits get a longer stay in Las Vegas than they had anticipated

What goes to Las Vegas, tends to stay in Las Vegas

The man who pays his way

Strike threat: 'Air France roulette' has odds almost as bleak as the Russian variety

French air-traffic strike: A formidable power to disrupt

A danger for Air France is that British passengers will rationally decide to fly with a different airline

Shuttle diplomacy: exit checks will cause extra headaches at Eurotunnel's terminal

Exit checks on departing travellers make a comeback

The man who pays his way

Las Teresitas beach

Tenerife: A new air route to unspoilt beaches, fishing villages and hiking trails

Simon Calder explores the delights of northern Tenerife, from echoes of Havana to the World's End

Trust betrayed: lessons will be learned from the Germanwings crash

Germanwings crash: Is cheap air travel the greatest achievement of 21st-century European life?

So long as humans are flying aircraft, it is impossible to erase all risk and protect families from the horror that some are now enduring

Rescue helicopters from the French Gendarmerie and the Air Force are seen in front of the French Alps during a rescue operation near to the crash site

Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps: What went wrong on doomed flight 9525?

These are the most likely theories for what caused the disaster

Old favourite: arts and crafts in the Casco Vello

Vigo travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

This thriving fishing port in Spain's wild west is about to get a connection with Britain, says Simon Calder

The copy of Magna Carta at Salisbury Cathedral
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Ryanair bought a number of Boeings after 9/11

Ryanair to offer £10 flights to the US? Don't get too excited

In practise the flights may cost around £100 each way - if they ever get off the ground

Reaching Delhi is getting tougher
Taking note: the cost of €500 varies sharply

How to buy euros: Save enough for a decent dinner for two

Comparing rates to find the best deal can be confusing, because foreign-exchange dealers use a variety of propositions

Mr Smith missed his job interview in Marseilles
Kuala Lumpur remains a world-class stopover city en route to Australia

Chief executive of Malaysia Airlines: The toughest job in travel?

Malaysia's national carrier has been beset by tragedy in the past year

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