‘I’m leaving Russia’: Young men flee excursion, Finland to restrict entry

VAALIMAA, Finland, Sept 23 (Reuters) – When 27-year-old Nikita saw Russian President Vladimir Putin announce a military mobilization while visiting his uncle in St. Petersburg, he decided to leave his homeland. Two days later he crossed the border into Finland. “It’s just crazy. All my friends (are) in danger,” said the sound engineer, minutes after … Read more

Scottie Scheffler | FULL swing analysis | Driver, iron, wedge – PGA TOUR

Scottie Scheffler | FULL swing analysis | Driver, iron, wedgePGA TOUR After breaking multiple golf records in 2022, Scottie Scheffler matches incredible Tiger Woods performance at The Presidents CupEssentially Sports PGA, Cameron Smith is “Player of the Year”Tennis World USA As captain in 2021, Scottie Scheffler is now the USA’s No. 1PGA TOUR Twitter unofficially … Read more

Hong Kong relaxes COVID-19 restrictions on inbound travelers and drops hotel quarantine

Hong Kong’s leader has announced that the city will no longer require incoming travelers to quarantine at designated hotels as the city seeks to open up globally after nearly two years. Key points: Inbound travelers do not need to do a PCR test within 48 hours before boarding a flight to Hong Kong They will … Read more

Japan to loosen travel restrictions imposed during pandemic and welcomes vaccinated tourists

Japan has announced it will relax requirements for COVID-19 border controls next month after maintaining some of the strictest border measures among major economies since the start of the pandemic. Key points: Japan will restore individual tourism and visa exemption for all vaccinated from October 11 Australia is expected to be one of the countries … Read more

The world’s best airlines for 2022, according to Skytrax

Editor’s note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, accommodation and other travel developments. London (CNN) — From Covid to chaos, it’s been another bumpy year for the aviation industry. In much … Read more

A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing at New Jersey’s Newark airport after circling the Atlantic Ocean

“After our aircraft experienced a mechanical problem shortly after takeoff, it remained airborne to burn fuel and then landed safely,” United said in a statement. “Passengers disembarked at the gate and a new flight is scheduled to depart this morning.” An initial maintenance inspection indicates a problem with a hydraulic pump on the plane, which … Read more

Finland says traffic is ‘intensifying’ at the border with Russia

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VAALIMAA, Finland, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Traffic arriving at Finland’s eastern border with Russia “intensified” overnight after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial military mobilization and remained elevated on Thursday but was under control, it said Finnish border guard. At the Vaalimaa border crossing, approximately … Read more

A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing at New Jersey’s Newark airport after circling the Atlantic Ocean

“After our aircraft experienced a mechanical problem shortly after takeoff, it remained airborne to burn fuel and then landed safely,” United said in a statement. “Passengers disembarked at the gate and a new flight is scheduled to depart this morning.” An initial maintenance inspection indicates a problem with a hydraulic pump on the plane, which … Read more

Sharp increase in demand for flights out of Moscow after Putin’s announcement

Travel agency websites in Russia showed on Wednesday a dramatic increase in demand for flights to visa-free destinations for Russians. Flight sales websites in Russia indicate that all direct flights to countries that do not require a Russian visa are sold out through at least Friday. Direct flights from Moscow to Istanbul, Yerevan in Armenia … Read more