Singapore Airlines Cancels ‘Flights to Nowhere’ Following Backlash

With most international travel put to a halt, airlines around the world are getting creative with their services. Taking off in countries like Australia, Brunei, and Taiwan are “flights to nowhere,” where passengers can fly around a city with no destination. Singapore’s flag carrier was planning to do the same thing, but this idea was grounded after backlash from people concerned about its environmental impact.

Singapore Airlines first floated the

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Homegrown limousine service grinds to halt in pandemic

The man behind this homegrown business isn’t sure how much longer he can keep up with few rides. But things may be turning the corner.

SAN ANTONIO — At 13 years old, Jeffrey Clark wanted to help others arrive in style.

“This was a childhood dream,” Clark said. “I wanted to start my own limousine service.”

For more than a decade since, he’s driven people all around San Antonio. He

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WATCH NOW: Congressional candidate Cameron Webb, Danville City Council hopefuls come together at NAACP event to stress voting | Local News

Among Saturday’s attendees included Robin Scott King, the niece of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and L. Louise Lucas, the president pro tem of the Senate of Virginia. Lucas spoke to the crowd briefly before introducing, and offering her endorsement of, Cameron Webb, the Democratic candidate running to represent Virginia’s 5th Congressional District in November.

Webb told the crowd about his background — as a child of Central

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Second round of small business recovery loans sees 38 applicants | COVID-19

Thirty-eight local businesses applied Tuesday to be considered for the Columbia Housing Programs Division’s second round of loans intended to help small enterprises recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.



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The Housing Programs Division has $175,000 available in Community Development Block Grant money from the CARES Act for 35 loans of $5,000. The loan money must be spent within 90 days.

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Boston 12 BEST Hotels 2019

Boston is one of the oldest and most historic cities in the United States. It has a dense concentration of some of the most famous events and landmarks of the American Revolution and early American history. It also boasts of prestigious institutions of higher learning. Boston has a bustling economic center, and world-renowned museums and cultural attractions. It’s a city that’s small and compact enough to walk across in a

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This Private Celebrity Hotspot Is Greece’s Best-Kept Secret

Called ‘the Hamptons of Greece,’ the affluent hideout of Porto Heli in the Peloponnese attracts privacy-seeking royals, mega-rich tycoons and international A-listers.

The gossip starts as soon as you arrive: Locals are quick to point out the palatial sun-bleached

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Royal Jordanian’s Royal Club Members to Earn Award Miles Upon Purchase of Tikram Meet & Greet Services

Royal Club Program and Tikram for Airport Services reached a new partnership agreement whereby Tikram joins Royal Club network of partners.

Through this partnership, Royal Club members departing, arriving or transiting at Queen Alia Airport can enhance their airport experience by purchasing any of Tikram Meet and Greet services which come at convenient prices and at the same time earn Royal Club award miles.

The partnership contract was signed at

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Expense reports for Citizens Property Insurance’s top executives show lavish spending

The public hearing had grown heated. Board members of Citizens Property Insurance were pushing a controversial plan that would force hundreds of thousands of Florida homeowners to pay more for less coverage.

“It’s not that we’re unsympathetic to the people that might be adversely affected by this,” board chairman Carlos Lacasa sought to assure the gathering in Tampa.

That feel-your-pain moment came April 26, just three weeks after Lacasa and

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The Heist of the Century

Anocht @7pm ar RTÉ ONE, Scannal looks back at The Brinks robbery, or the ‘heist of the century’ as it was called.

On the 24th January 1995, 5 armed men raided a Brinks Allied depot in Clonshaugh in North Dublin making off with nearly IR£3m, the largest cash robbery in the history of the State up to that point. It’s a story that unfolds like a Hollywood heist movie and

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Customised stretch ‘Cinderella’ limo to make Gold Coast customers feel like a princess

IT’S a chance to feel like Cinderella for a day — all you need to bring is your own glass slipper.

The Cinderella limousine, the first of its kind in the southern hemisphere, has hit the streets of the Gold Coast.

The stretch Chrysler has been customised to take luxury travel to a new level.

Runaway Bay-based Russian-born couple Alena and Slava Kouzmenkov brought the concept to the Gold Coast

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Break the Rules in Your Business

Many of the rules that apply in businesses were set years ago and have endured by force of habit.

 

Many of the rules that apply in businesses were set years ago and have endured by force of habit. A good example is the QWERTY keyboard, which is in use on all desktop computers. The original QWERTY layout of keys on the

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Ethan Book: Republican, candidate for State House 128th District

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Singapore Airlines plans ‘no-destination’ flights to satisfy flyers’ itch: Report



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Singapore Airlines plans ‘no-destination’ flights to satisfy flyers’ itch: Report

Yes, flyers’ itch is for real or why would Singapore Airlines come up with “no-destination” flights?

The airlines is planning to start flights to nowhere for flyers who have been missing the experience of flying. The move is aimed at boosting revenues for the airline, which, according to a recent Reuters report, plans to cut 4,300

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ELECTION 2020: Congressional candidate Cameron Webb visits Danville for NAACP event | Govt. and Politics

Among Saturday’s attendees included Robin Scott King, the niece of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and L. Louise Lucas, the president pro tem of the Senate of Virginia. Lucas spoke to the crowd briefly before introducing, and offering her endorsement of, Cameron Webb, the Democratic candidate running to represent Virginia’s 5th Congressional District in November.

Webb told the crowd about his background — as a child of Central

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Uber launches taxi app in Toronto

Uber launches taxi app in Toronto

Torontonians can now use Uber’s mobile app to order a taxi.

Uber has raised about $45 million in venture capital since it was founded in San Francisco in 2010. Its service – which also allows customers to order cars for hire on demand using its mobile app – is now available in 18 cities around the world, including Toronto as of March 2012.

That original system using livery cars and

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FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND SLATED FOR APRIL 10 & 11

The Buffalo Sabres today announced plans for “Fan Appreciation Weekend,” which will take place during the team’s final home and away games of the 2014-15 regular season. Both nights provide fans a wide array of contests, promotions and giveaways, highlighted by the annual Fan Appreciation Night, presented by ADPRO Sports on April 11, the team’s final home game.

Fan Appreciation Night, presented by ADPRO Sports: April 11, Sabres vs. Penguins

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How to Apply for a GST Number | Small Business

Every business in Canada with gross revenues greater than $30,000 must register for a goods and services tax number (GST), according to the Canada Revenue Agency, the national taxing agency. The Business Development Centre, a Canadian business registration and incorporation business, advises that every business in the country, even those making less than $30,000, should also register for a GST number. GST is a 5 percent national sales tax applied

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Kansas Supreme Court hears case on Riley Co. capital murder case, among others

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The Kansas Supreme Court will hear a Riley County capital murder case, among others on its Sept. 16 docket.



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The Kansas Supreme Court said it will hear a case surrounding a Riley County capital murder, among others on its Sept. 16 docket which can be found here. It said all cases will be heard via videoconferencing and will be livestreamed

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