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Trendy cocktails at 35,000 feet help airlines keep passengers happy and bring in more revenue

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Airlines have found a way to take the edge off the stress of flying and make a few extra bucks along the way: fancy new cocktails, craft beers and elegant wines.
Trendy cocktails at 35,000 feet help airlines keep passengers happy and bring in more revenue

Trendy cocktails at 35,000 feet help airlines keep passengers happy and bring in more revenue

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Airlines have found a way to take the edge off the stress of flying and make a few extra bucks along the way: fancy new cocktails, craft beers and elegant wines.
Delta pays $360 million for stake in Virgin Atlantic, boosting its share of NY-London business

Delta pays $360 million for stake in Virgin Atlantic, boosting its share of NY-London business

Delta Air Lines is grabbing a bigger share of the world's most important travel route: New York to London.
Gourmet chefs from California's Chez Panisse promote fresh-is-best cooking on Havana trip

Gourmet chefs from California's Chez Panisse promote fresh-is-best cooking on Havana trip

HAVANA - Rice, beans, pork — and lots of it. That's a typical restaurant meal in Cuba, widely regarded by travellers as a culinary wasteland where the variety and quality of raw ingredients leave much to be desired.

All aboard: Passenger rail service connects Norfolk to Washington

NORFOLK, Va. - Amtrak will begin offering service between Norfolk and Washington, D.C.

All aboard: Passenger rail service connects Norfolk to Washington

NORFOLK, Va. - Amtrak will begin offering service between Norfolk and Washington, D.C.
Mayan prophecy sparks dread, hope as world gears up for supposed end of ancient calendar

Mayan prophecy sparks dread, hope as world gears up for supposed end of ancient calendar

MEXICO CITY - The clock is ticking down to Dec. 21, the supposed end of the Mayan calendar, and from China to California to Mexico, thousands are getting ready for what they think is going to be a fateful day.
Inscription on Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in DC to be removed, not replaced

Inscription on Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in DC to be removed, not replaced

WASHINGTON - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar endorsed a plan Tuesday to remove a disputed inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, rather than cut into the granite to replace it with a fuller quotation.
"Vincent is Back" at the Netherlands' little-known but spectacular Kroeller-Mueller museum

"Vincent is Back" at the Netherlands' little-known but spectacular Kroeller-Mueller museum

AMSTERDAM - With the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam closed for renovations until April, the world's second-largest collection of the tortured Dutch master's work is stepping into the limelight.
Delta buys 49 per cent of Virgin Atlantic for $360M; joint venture to boost Heathrow presence

Delta buys 49 per cent of Virgin Atlantic for $360M; joint venture to boost Heathrow presence

Delta Air Lines said it will buy almost half of Virgin Atlantic for $360 million as it tries to catch up to rivals in the lucrative New York-to-London travel market.