Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers land in Venezuela after 10,000km transatlantic flight (VIDEO)

Venezuela has welcomed the arrival of Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers as an opportunity to demonstrate its resolve to defend the nation against possible foreign military intervention, with the help of “friends” if need be. Two Tu-160 strategic bombers made a gracious landing at Simón Bolívar International Airport on Monday where they were greeted by the […]

These Are Delta’s Best Planes for Transatlantic Premium Select and Comfort+

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I got the exit seat on a transatlantic British Airways flight — and it completely changed my economy experience

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ba_a321-200_g-euxf_takeoff_at_manchester_arp.jpg I travel transatlantic often, so I normally book the cheapest economy flight — and seat — available. A recent upgrade to the exit row on British Airways, which normally costs an extra £50 or $ 75, completely changed my experience. Here’s why it’s worth the extra cash. As a Canadian living in London for […]

Polish PM sees EU-US rift as a ‘great opportunity’ to fix it, as new transatlantic ‘integrator’

In the wake of a somewhat disastrous G7 summit, Poland has a unique opportunity to become a great integrator that will cement the decaying transatlantic bond between the US and EU, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki believes. Following US President Trump’s decision not to endorse the G7 joint communiqué and to slap tariffs on European and […]

Azores Airlines Launches New A321neo Transatlantic Service

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Norwegian Is Pulling out of Hartford, Reducing Transatlantic Frequencies to Edinburgh

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Delta Introduces Baggage Fees on Transatlantic Basic Economy Tickets

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Watch the Final Transatlantic Air Berlin Flight Buzz the Control Tower

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Transatlantic Business-Class Battle: Delta 777-200 vs. Air France 777-200

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Microsoft and Facebook’s 4,000-mile transatlantic internet cable Marea is now complete

A new subsea cable connecting North America with mainland Europe has now been completed, promising to meet the growing demand for cloud services with a capacity of 160 terabits per second. The 6,600km (4,000 mile) transatlantic cable, nicknamed Marea, lies more than 17,000 feet below the Atlantic and runs from Virginia Beach, Virginia all the way to Bilbao […]