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Daily Pulse: Stories You Need to Read for Oct. 20, 2015

Airlines & Airports | Josh Lew | October 20, 2015

Daily Pulse: Stories You Need to Read for Oct. 20, 2015

Here is a quick look at what is happening in the travel world for Tuesday, Oct. 20.

Budget Travel gives us some tips about backpacking in one of the world's hottest new destinations: Myanmar... Read more from Budget Travel

The ultimate reunion trip: South Koreans cross the DMZ to visit family members who got stuck in North Korea after the Korean War... Read more from the AP.

Lufthansa fails to reach a deal with its cabin crews during pension negotiations. Is another strike in the near future?... Read more from Airwise

Sleeping in Airports publishes its list of the world's most comfortable hubs. Singapore Changi tops the rankings. At the bottom, Nigeria’s Port Harcourt International... Read more from Rakyat Post

A British activist and journalist is found dead in Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport. Turkish investigators suspect suicide, but friends and colleagues call her death suspicious... Read more from The Mirror

Rwanda is planning a new airport. It won’t see any passengers, however. The new hub will be used by drones owned by ecommerce companies... Read more from Bloomberg

Ryanair has been touting its “new” website for quite some time. It is now giving fans a sneak peek... Read more from Tnooz

Boeing is betting that there will be no slowdown in China’s travel market despite its recent economic woes. The airplane manufacturer is still planning to ramp up business in the country... Read more from Bloomberg

It could be time for a shopping trip to Canada. The Canadian Dollar weakened after the Liberals won a surprise majority in yesterday’ parliamentary elections... Read more from Bloomberg

ANA’s Star Wars-themed jet takes off for the first time. Chewbacca and C3PO were both spotted on board... Read more from The Daily Mail


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