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Cathay increases Toronto, Hong Kong service

Beginning Oct 31st, Cathay Pacific will add two more flights to its schedule between Toronto and Hong Kong, offering travellers a choice of 12 flights weekly between the two international hubs. The non-stop flights will be operated by the fuel-efficient 777-300ER ultra long-haul aircraft, equipped with full three-class service. In celebration of the additional flights, […]


Earthquake alert in Peru

GDACS: On 8/12/2010 1:24:19 AM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 5 and depth 43.2km has struck an sparsely populated area in the Madre de Dios Province (population: 0 million) in Peru. GDACS estimates the likelihood for need of international humanitarian intervention to be low (Green alert). This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact since […]


Enterprise Rent-A-Car Offering Electric Cars in U.S. Next Year

Enterprise Rent-A-Car announced its plan to offer electronic vehicles (EVs) in the U.S., available for delivery in January 2011 and continuing throughout the year. Starting with 500 Nissan LEAFs, which will be available in select markets at more than 5,000 locations, the company will have EVs from other manufacturers as they become available. Electronic vehicles […]


Ash Cloud Shuts Down North Africa and Spain

Apex News Network: By Sylvia Holt on May 12, 2010 Iceland Volcano May 12, 2010 Update – Shuts Down North Africa and Spain The volcanic ash cloud from Iceland has reached the air space of Turkey. For the first time, the ash reached North African countries. Around 5 airports in Morocco were shut down as […]


Travel Alert from Air Canada: Spain/Portugal – Due to volcanic activity, flights may be impacted.

Air Canada and Jazz advise that flights to, from or connecting through the airport(s) listed below may be delayed or cancelled due to the event described. Alicante, Spain (ALC) Barcelona, Spain (BCN) Bilbao, Spain (BIO) Madrid, Barajas , Spain (MAD) Palma, Palma Mallorca, Spain (PMI) Valencia, Spain (VLC) Malaga, Spain (AGP) Lisbon, Portugal (LIS) Oporto, […]


Avoid non-essential travel to Bangkok: Dept of Foreign Affairs

OFFICIAL WARNING: Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada advises against non-essential travel to and within Bangkok due to ongoing large-scale political demonstrations, which have been marked by violence, death, and injury. A state of emergency remains in effect. The security situation is very volatile with significant potential for further civil unrest, violent clashes, and attacks. […]