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US, China To Extend Visas To Boost Trade, Tourism

November 10, 2014

China and the United States have agreed to significantly extend the terms of short-term visas, US President Barack Obama said on Monday in Beijing, a deal he said would improve trade and business ties between the world's two largest economies.
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US, China To Extend Visas To Boost Trade, Tourism

Air Serbia To Resume Croatian Flights After 23 Years

November 7, 2014

Air Serbia is to resume flights between Belgrade and the Croatian capital of Zagreb next month, after a 23-year break.
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Air Serbia To Resume Croatian Flights After 23 Years

US Upgrades Security Screening For Europe, Asia Visitors

November 3, 2014

Washington imposed tighter security screening Monday for visitors from countries, including the United Kingdom and many other European nations, whose citizens do not need a visa to get into the United States.
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US Upgrades Security Screening For Europe, Asia Visitors

Ebola Fears Hurt East African Tourism

October 29, 2014

East Africa's Serengeti and Maasai Mara safari parks are as far if not further from the Ebola outbreak in the west of the continent than much of Europe which supplies the tourists, but you'd hardly guess that from the slump in bookings.
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Ebola Fears Hurt East African Tourism

Saudi LCC flynas Suspends Long-Haul Services

October 28, 2014

Saudi Arabia's first and only budget airline, flynas, has suspended long-haul flights because profits on the routes did not meet expectations.
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Saudi LCC flynas Suspends Long-Haul Services

US Doctor With Ebola Went Through Enhanced JFK Screening

October 24, 2014

The doctor who has been diagnosed with Ebola in New York City arrived at JFK airport on October 17 and went through the ramped-up screening for people arriving from the worst-hit West African countries.
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US Doctor With Ebola Went Through Enhanced JFK Screening

Turkish Airlines To Restart Libya Flights Next Week

October 22, 2014

Turkey's special envoy to Libya said that THY Turkish Airlines would resume flights to the eastern Libyan city of Misrata next week, the first foreign carrier to fly to the country since fighting there worsened in July.
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Turkish Airlines To Restart Libya Flights Next Week

Egypt's Tourism Minister Confident Of Recovery

October 22, 2014

Egypt's tourism minister hopes to revive fully one of the country's most vital industries by next April but persuading the world that it is safe to visit the ancient pyramids or Red Sea resorts after three years of upheaval is a daunting task.
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Egypt's Tourism Minister Confident Of Recovery

US Tightens Ebola Travel Safeguards

October 22, 2014

The United States has upped its safeguards against Ebola, requiring passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus.
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US Tightens Ebola Travel Safeguards

Pilots Threaten More Strikes At Lufthansa

October 21, 2014

Lufthansa's pilots' union said it could call for further strikes this week if the German airline fails to resume negotiations over retirement benefits, heaping pressure on management as the eighth walkout this year continued.
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Pilots Threaten More Strikes At Lufthansa