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Virgin Galactic makes first flight-Passengers could have been falsely charged for luggage

Flying High

Virgin Galactic makes first flight – Branson’s long awaited space tourism project has successfully launched its first solo flight meaning that the 80,000 wealthy would-be astronauts that are on the waiting list are now one step closer to lift off.

easyJet and Stelios resolve brand row – Stelios will remain the biggest single shareholder of the airline and the owner of the easyJet brand.

Chilean miners freedom imminent – after over two months underground, it looks like the miners will finally be returned to the surface of the earth today (12th October 2010). Hooray!

Grounded

Millions of passengers travelling through Gatwick could have been falsely charged for luggage as trading standards found that 75 of the 330 weighing scales were inaccurate.
All the more reason to get some travel luggage scales and weigh your own bags!

Air stewards fail to upstage Lady Gaga safety demo dance amid claims of sexism around the original all–female version. Check out the video for yourself below and see what you think of it compared to last week’s effort by the ladies.

France strikes threaten to cause chaos – again! Air France’s unions called for a 24-hour strike on Monday in addition to hundreds and thousands of other French workers who are protesting against President Nicolas Sarkozy’s pension reforms. Expect cancellations and delays if you’re travelling to or from France.

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