Centuries-old shipwreck found in Portugal

Centuries-old shipwreck found in Portugal

(CNN)Archeologists have found a centuries-old shipwreck off Portugal’s coast near Lisbon, a local mayor’s office said Saturday. Aboard the ship, thought to have sunk between 1575 and 1625, divers found spices, including pepper; Chinese ceramics from the period; and cowries, a type of shell used as currency for the slave trade in some parts of…

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World’s first Boeing 777 retires

World’s first Boeing 777 retires

(CNN) — It’s 24 years old this year, but the Boeing 777 airplane is still going strong — it’s one of the aviation manufacturer’s best-selling models and is used by airlines across the world.But, after nearly quarter of a century of flying, the first ever 777 has made its final flight — to an aerospace…

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The world’s best-connected airports for 2018

The world’s best-connected airports for 2018

(CNN) — Atlanta might have the busiest airport and Asia might have the most in-demand flight routes, but when it comes to the world’s best-connected megahubs, London’s Heathrow Airport is king. On 2018’s busiest day for global aviation, there were 66,000 possible international connections between flights arriving and departing at Heathrow within a six-hour window,…

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