‘Kayak across the fjord to your own secluded beach’: readers’ favourite summer trips to Scandinavia | Scandinavia holidays

Beautiful Bergen and beyond, Norway Bergen is often referred to as “the city between seven mountains” – which encapsulates its blend of culture and nature. Lose yourself in its charming old town, fish markets, galleries and museums, then hike or take a funicular up Mount Fløyen for views and pine forest trekking. Bergen is a … Read more

Brazil again extends visa exemptions for US, Canada and Australia, this time until 2025

Brazil’s government has extended exemptions to tourist visa requirements for citizens of the U.S., Australia and Canada until April 2025, extending a program aimed at boosting tourism that had been scheduled to end Wednesday RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s government extended exemptions to tourist visa requirements for citizens of the U.S., Australia and Canada until … Read more

Delta Air Lines posts a narrow Q1 profit and says travel demand remains strong despite flight scares

Delta Air Lines eked out a narrow first-quarter profit and said Wednesday that demand for travel is strong heading into the summer-vacation season, with travelers seemingly unfazed by recent incidents in the industry that ranged from a panel blowing off a jetliner midflight flight to a tire falling off another plane during takeoff. Delta reported … Read more

Where tourists seldom tread part 9: four more British towns with secret histories | United Kingdom holidays

These oft-bypassed towns have all been, at some period in history, influential if not necessarily powerful; wealth-creating though hardly opulent; and vital to the nation’s wealth and security while never fully rewarded for it. Communications and trade once gave some urban centres the edge over others. Churches and marketplaces were social magnets. Today a brand-name … Read more

Spirit Airlines will defer Airbus orders, furlough 260 pilots

A Spirit Airlines aircraft undergoes operations in preparation for departure at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on February 12, 2024 in Austin, Texas.  Brandon Bell | Getty Images Spirit Airlines said Monday that it will defer deliveries of new Airbus planes and furlough about 260 pilots as it tries to boost liquidity. “This amendment to our … Read more

Boeing engine part fell off during Southwest flight takeoff: FAA

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 arrives at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on January 20, 2024 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Kevin Carter | Getty Images A Southwest Airlines flight returned to Denver International Airport Sunday morning after a Boeing engine cowling fell off the plane and struck a wing flap during takeoff, the Federal … Read more