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In the words of Bob Dylan – “the times they are a changin’…”

In the words of Bob Dylan – “the times they are a changin’…”

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Just a few years ago, you would find that the most high-tech piece of equipment at an airport for travellers would be pay phones or fax machines filling terminal walls with ugly plastic boxes.  However, times have changed with the technical age and now airports are entering the 21st century with some of the most innovative technologies in the world.  We take a look at how technology has improved the world of travel in these changing times.

10 years ago, to check into your journey you would have to arrive hours before your flight and join an endless queue of equally bored individuals and families (and you would not have had a mobile phone to entertain you and your group). However, incessant queuing is no more as check-in can now be done online, meaning you can print off your boarding pass and select your seat from the comfort of your own home. If you have hand luggage only, you can even walk straight through to security, into the terminal and onto the plane – cutting down the amount of time you need to spend at the airport or increasing the amount of time you can spend in duty-free if you prefer!  Kiosk check-in’s are also available at most airports now so you do not even need to speak to airport staff if you have not checked in beforehand.

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Where is Malaysia Airlines’ missing Boeing 777?

Where is Malaysia Airlines’ missing Boeing 777?

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With all the new technology making our world a smaller place it is truly difficult to understand how a Boeing 777 carrying 239 people can totally disappear.  However that is what has happened in the year 2014.

On Saturday it will be 2 weeks since the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing and there is still no evidence to suggest where one earth it could be, which is deeply upsetting for the families and friends of those who boarded that flight.

The internet has run wild with theories and speculation but the truth is there is still much doubt over what is going on and what could have possibly happened.   Here is what we do know:

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