- American’s renouncing their U.S. citizenship went up six times in the second quarter from a year ago.
- An American tourist accidentally snaps finger off medieval Italian statue
- A Lion Air plane hits a cow after landing in Indonesia
- CNN Travel has an article and slideshow with American’s most popular water parks.
- After a huge fire at Nairobi’s international airport on Wednesday, international flights started taking off the following day reports USA Today Travel.
- USA Today reports that the Famed Love Boat made it’s final voyage to a scrap yard in Turkey.
- jetBlue shares A Day In the Life of a Maintenance Technician on it’s blog BlueTales.
- Skift reports that American Airlines again defends CEO’s $20 million severance package. CEO Horton will step down after American merges with U.S. Airways.
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