Rains reveal how ancient people thrived in the desert

Rains reveal how ancient people thrived in the desert

Recent heavy rains caused flash floods across the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, forcing authorities to close the gates of the famed Petra ruins to tourists who were soggy and surly from the downpour. The iconic site boasts gargantuan temples, canals and statues carved into red cliff walls nearly 2,000 years ago by Al-Anbat, an ancient Arab culture now known as the Nabateans. But on that day, water surged dangerously fast past the ruins. Yet still,…

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Ryanair Pilots – Two key seats to be filled for all airlines

Ryanair Pilots – Two key seats to be filled for all airlines

Ryanair may be making headlines for all the wrong reasons as its handling on a shortage of available pilot hours continues and travellers are still severely inconvenienced, but perhaps there is a deeper angle to the whole pilot issue. Perhaps Ryanair in its own unique way is highlighting a bigger industry challenge. There is a clear shortage of commercial pilots and an increasing demand. Every day there are vacancies advertised with attractive packages attempting to entice…

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Lufthansa AirlineCheckins universal online check-in service

Lufthansa AirlineCheckins universal online check-in service

Recently, the technology development department of Lufthansa Deutschland has introduced a new service that allows passengers to check in on any flight at a central location. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Lufthansa Innovation Center (LIH) has developed a customer-facing Airline Checkins service where passengers from more than 100 airlines worldwide can check-in. It is unclear which airlines are involved in the service and do not know if the companies are part of a group (because Lufthansa…

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