Category Archives: Travel

SpaceX: Rocket for moon, Mars and NY-to-Shanghai in 39 mins

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sep 29, 2017

, Last Updated: 3:17 PM ET

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX chief Elon Musk’s elaborate plan for a mega-rocket to carry astronauts to Mars may have some down-to-Earth applications.

At a conference in Australia on Friday, Musk said if you build a ship capable of going to the moon and Mars,...

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Ryanair cancels even more flights

 Danica Kirka, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sep 27, 2017

, Last Updated: 1:09 PM ET

LONDON — Budget airline Ryanair cancelled another 18,000 flights on Wednesday, deepening its woes over its mismanagement of pilots’ holiday schedules.

The Irish carrier, Europe’s biggest by passengers carried, says 34 routes will be suspended from November to March 2018, affecting some 400,000...

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Filmmaker brings monster exhibit to AGO in Toronto

Jane Stevenson, Toronto Sun

Sep 27, 2017

, Last Updated: 11:12 AM ET

Horror-fantasy film-maker Guillermo del Toro remembers the first time he was scared.

“It was on a program called The Outer Limits,” said the Mexican-born director-screenwriter, 52, whose latest film, The Shape of Water, opens in December.

“It was an episode called The Mutant with Warren...

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WestJet aims to offer cheaper fares with ‘Swoop’

Alicja Siekierska, Postmedia News

Sep 27, 2017

, Last Updated: 11:10 AM ET

WestJet Airlines said it will offer fares that are 40 per cent cheaper than those currently available in Canada as it unveiled new details about Swoop, the ultra-low-cost carrier it plans on launching next summer.

After months of behind-the-scenes planning, WestJet revealed the new...

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