– Saudia Arabia seems to be serious about issuing tourist visas next year
Initially the talk was just of the ‘special tourist zones’ near the Read Sea but it now seems to plan a wider e-visa similar to what Bahrain does for most countries (some countries like the US get a visa on arrival as well).
– scary engine backfire on video when this 767 tried to take off from Vancouver airport yesterday (ultimately it was aborted)
– Air France has begun cancelling the 4,000 (!) tickets booked in First Class on Tuesday
My booking made with Orbitz stills shows as perfectly valid. Let’s see what happens.
– Etihad is cutting service to Teheran and Entebbe next year
Cutting Teheran might have some political motive but it’s sad to see them leave Eastern Africa.
– Philippine Airlines is cutting their stop in Vancouver and now flies Toronto to Manila direct – it’s apparently their first Polar flight!
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About the author: Torsten is a serial entrepreneur who started almost a dozen ventures on four continents.
Torsten's love for travel has brought him to 130+ countries and travel with most of the world's airlines.
You can reach Torsten at [email protected]ghtytravels.com.
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