The A380’s biggest supporter is asking Airbus to build a new super jumbo

(CNN) — The A380 super jumbo has many supporters around the world, but none quite as vocal and powerful as Tim Clark, the president of Emirates, by far the largest operator of the aircraft. The Dubai-based airline purchased nearly half of all A380s ever produced and now has 118 in its fleet, about 80 of […]

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20 of the most beautiful villages in Italy

Editor’s Note — Sign up to CNN Travel’s Unlocking Italy newsletter for insider intel on Italy’s best loved destinations and lesser-known regions to plan your ultimate trip. Plus, we’ll get you in the mood before you go with movie suggestions, reading lists and recipes from Stanley Tucci. (CNN) — Fabulous food, amazing art, rich language, […]

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Eight of Vietnam’s hottest new hotels

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. Now that the country has relaxed arrival rules for international travelers, visitors are beginning to return. […]

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Air travel system is ‘very brittle,’ Buttigieg says. DOT wants to hear traveler complaints

(CNN) — Air traffic disruptions have plagued summer travelers, and this past weekend was no exception. Friday was the worst day for cancellations since mid-June, with 1,613 US flights canceled, according to data from flight tracking site FlightAware. And cancellations kept stacking up over the weekend. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is not happy with the […]

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This airline is restarting flights to Russia

(CNN) — As its invasion of Ukraine ticks towards its sixth month, Russia remains isolated from the international community. International brands are still boycotting the country, while airlines and nations are imposing flight bans and sanctions. But one airline has decided to start a route back up to Russia, in response to what it says […]

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This travel company wants tourists to visit Ukraine right now

(CNN) — Visiting Ukraine right now to experience what’s it like living in the middle of a war, see its bombed cities, feel the danger and meet its fighters isn’t likely to be on anyone’s travel wish list. But six months after Russia invaded the country, unleashing a wave of death and destruction, one organization […]

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Holidaymakers trapped in China’s latest Covid lockdown

Since the weekend, however, what began as a leisurely escape has become a stress-filled travel nightmare for tens of thousands of holidaymakers, who are trapped in a sudden lockdown imposed by authorities to curb a spiraling Covid outbreak. Driven by a highly infectious Omicron subvariant — which authorities blame on contact with overseas seafood dealers […]

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North Korea is destroying sites at the Mount Kumgang resort area

(CNN) — Once hailed as a symbol of peace between the Koreas, a floating hotel in a resort area is being destroyed by the North Korean government. Mount Kumgang, whose name is Korean for “Diamond,” has been a site for rare moments of reconciliation between citizens of the two countries, who are still technically at […]

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