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February 25, 2015 2:06 PM US Astronauts Step Out on Spacewalk with Cameras So You Walk with Them

Miami: Two American astronauts today stepped out on the second of three spacewalks to prepare the International Space Station for the arrival of commercial capsules ferrying astronauts in the coming years. Commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore and flight engineer Terry Virts emerged from the station airlock after placing their suits on internal battery power 23

February 25, 2015 5:23 AM Multiple drones spotted over Paris landmarks; police puzzled

At least five drones flew over the Eiffel Tower, the U.S. Embassy and other Paris landmarks overnight, authorities said Tuesday. It was the most audacious of several mysterious drone overflights around France in recent months. An investigation is underway into who was operating the latest drones buzzing over Paris, and why. Such flights are banned over Paris 1

February 24, 2015 5:27 PM Iraq to begin flights to Armenia

Iraqi Airways announced in a Tuesday statement that they would commence weekly flights to Armenia beginning on Thursday. Armenia has agreed to allow Iraqis entrance to the country without entry visas, the statement from the general director of the company, Saad al-Khafaji, added. The "initiative comes in the context of openness to the world in the field 12

February 24, 2015 5:27 PM Emirates Airline services back in Baghdad on March 1 after shooting incident

Dubai’s state-owned carrier Emirates Airline said Tuesday that it will resume flights to the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on March 1 after halting them since Jan. 27 following a shooting incident at Baghdad airport. Emirates, the biggest carrier in the Middle East, will resume six flights a week to Baghdad, served by an Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The return 2

February 24, 2015 2:39 PM Emirates says to resume flights to Baghdad on March 1

Emirates Airline said on Tuesday that it plans to resume flights to Baghdad after halting them last month after an flydubai passenger plane came under fire. Emirates, which suspended operations to the capital on January 26, said in a statement that it will restart passenger flights to the Iraqi capital six times a week on March 1. Majid Al Mualla, divisional 4

February 24, 2015 12:16 PM Vietnam-airline.org launches big promotions after Lunar New Year Holiday

Vietnam Airlines, the national flag carrier of Vietnam, has launched a big promotion for most domestic flights. The discount can be up to 30%. Vietnam Airlines, the national flag carrier of Vietnam, has launched a big promotion for most domestic flights. In fact, passengers can get a discount up to 30%. Vietnam-airline.org cooperates with many tour operators 2

February 24, 2015 12:14 PM Nearly 930 flights delayed during Lunar New Year holiday in Vietnam

HANOI, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- Around 928 flights carried out by registered airlines in Vietnam were delayed during the Lunar New Year holiday, accounting for 22.1 percent of total flights, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) on Tuesday. Among those, the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines topped the rate of delayed flights with 23.8 percent 2

February 24, 2015 9:29 AM Arik Air introduces new Dubai schedule with greater connections

Arik Air, West Africa’s largest carrier, has introduced a new schedule for its Lagos-Abuja-Dubai route as the airline moves its operations to Terminal 2 at Dubai Airport. The new schedule which comes into effect on February 20, 2015 guarantees better connections within Nigeria. Furthermore, the fares to Dubai are now flexible making it possible for passengers 19

February 24, 2015 8:23 AM High numbers of travellers hosted around Vietnam during Tet

Hundreds of thousands of local and international tourists flocked to renowned tourism sites across the country during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, which fell on February 19. Ho Chi Minh City travel firms served more than 58,000 tourists during Tet, an increase of 39 percent over the previous Tet, bringing total revenue of 540 billion VND (25.32 million 1

February 24, 2015 6:38 AM Int’l sea travelers on sharp rise around Lunar New Year in Vietnam

The number of international sea tourists to Vietnam soared around Tet (Lunar New Year) while several provinces also received inbound influxes during the holiday. Tet officially began on Thursday last week and technically ended on Monday. Several foreign cruise ships have docked at Vietnamese ports in the past 10 days, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reported 4