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Ryanair to axe Glasgow Airport base

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ryanair will add 11 new routes to its Edinburgh schedule Ryanair is to close its base at Glasgow Airport, warning that 300 jobs could go as a result. The airline, which also operates out of Prestwick, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, will cut the number of routes out of Glasgow from… Continue reading Ryanair to axe Glasgow Airport base

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23 travel sites and apps that will take the stress out of your next adventure

Stressed about figuring out travel plans? These apps and websites can help. Image: Bob Al-Greene/ Mashable Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Traveling can be a great way to log off, relax, and recuperate from the… Continue reading 23 travel sites and apps that will take the stress out of your next adventure

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Dreamy destinations for National Plan for Vacation Day

 (Imgorthand) It’s been a nearly a month since New Year’s, winter drear has set in for many. If the cold’s got you feeling blue, take out your calendar, pour a tropical drink, and get busy booking a getaway in honor of National Plan for Vacation Day. The inaugural holiday is being organized by the Project:… Continue reading Dreamy destinations for National Plan for Vacation Day

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Google Flights can now predict delays

Image: Google Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. The only thing worse than missing your flight is arriving on time just to realize the flight's been delayed for a couple of hours, and there's nothing you… Continue reading Google Flights can now predict delays

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United adds even more ‘basic economy’ seats but beware the cheaper price

The price might be right but they come at a cost. Image: United airlines United's super cheap "basic economy" option is taking over more seats on flights. The airline's basic economy fare was introduced last year, but in an earnings call earlier this week United announced an expansion of the minimal seating option, according to… Continue reading United adds even more ‘basic economy’ seats but beware the cheaper price

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Black Mirror mocks Pizza Huts new self-driving vehicle

Black Mirror once again proved its technology-driven dystopian nightmares aren’t as far off as we’d like to think. Netflix released the fourth season of the show last month. The third episode, titled “Crocodile,” features a woman who witnesses a pedestrian being struck by self-driving pizza delivery vehicle. Without spoiling the episode, suffice it to say that the… Continue reading Black Mirror mocks Pizza Huts new self-driving vehicle

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Airline attendant warns passengers to not ‘drink the coffee on airplanes’

An unidentified flight attendant for a "major American airline" is cautioning passengers about drinking coffee, alleging that the water used is unsafe.  (iStock) You may want to load up on java before boarding your plane, according to one industry insider. An unidentified flight attendant “for a major American airline,” made a claim to Vice.com that the… Continue reading Airline attendant warns passengers to not ‘drink the coffee on airplanes’

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Pizza Hut Plan To Bring ‘Black Mirror’ Prediction To Life Freaks Folks Out

Pizza Hut plans to turn a slice of the dystopian “Black Mirror” universe into a reality, and it’s too much for some folks online to handle. The restaurant chain unveiled an artist’s concept for a driverless pizza delivery vehicle at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday: But people on Twitter compared it with… Continue reading Pizza Hut Plan To Bring ‘Black Mirror’ Prediction To Life Freaks Folks Out

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Date for airport to resume passenger flights

Image copyright Stobart Group Image caption Commercial passenger flights last flew from Carlisle Lake District Airport in 1993 Commercial passenger flights will be run out of Carlisle Lake District Airport from June, it has been announced. The Stobart Group said services will be run to destinations including London, Dublin and Belfast. The Cumbria Local Enterprise… Continue reading Date for airport to resume passenger flights

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United Airlines saves 170,000 gallons of fuel by printing inflight magazine on lighter paper

United Airlines has switched its inflight magazine and seatback service guide to lighter paper, reducing the weight by one ounce on each magazine.  (iStock) United Airlines has lightened the load on its flights – and wallets – by using lighter paper to produce its inflight magazine. The carrier said it has started printing the magazine,… Continue reading United Airlines saves 170,000 gallons of fuel by printing inflight magazine on lighter paper