KIA to introduce electronic gate systems next month

Ten electronic gate (E-gate) systems for automated border control will be operationalised at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in February this year.

American Airlines ditching backseat monitors in new aircraft

If you’re planning to fly American Airlines soon, make sure your tablets and laptops are charged up.

Beijing: The city where you can't escape smog

China's capital is notorious for its chronic pollution. Even indoors it's a struggle to find clean air, says John Sudworth.

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