Europe 24

NATS Europe air traffic 24 hours

This data visualization was created from real flight data. It shows the air traffic which flies on a typical summer day and highlights the intensity of the operation in Europe – an operation which runs 24x7x365.

NATS and the UK are at the heart of the operation. With Heathrow as the busiest international airport in Europe, and Gatwick as the busiest single runway airport in the world, we play a key role in ensuring air traffic under our control in European airspace is as safe and efficient as it can be.

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Earn Up To Triple Virgin America Elevate Points

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You can earn double Virgin America Elevate frequent flyer loyalty program points — and up to triple Virgin America Elevate frequent flyer loyalty program points after your second round trip between select cities — if you register first and fly as a passenger in any cabin for select qualifying flights along the West Coast by June 30, 2013.

All bonus Virgin America Elevate frequent flyer loyalty program points count towards Elevate Silver or Elevate Gold elite status. Sweet!

This chart illustrates how and on which routes you can earn bonus Virgin America Elevate frequent flyer loyalty program points:

Virgin America Elevate - DoubleTriple Miles Points Promotion Offer 2013

Members of the Virgin America Elevate frequent flyer loyalty program typically earn five points per dollar spent on the base airfare.

Other terms and conditions apply. See website for full details.

Vote on JetBlue’s New Tail Design

 JetBlue Tailfin Design - Number 11

In anticipation of JetBlue‘s 10th anniversary on February 11, 2010, the airline is giving customers an opportunity to have a say in a new tailfin design. The five final designs were all submitted by Jet Blue employees.

 View the final tailfin designs and vote for your favorite here.

Book Business Travel in less than Three Minutes with Tripware

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Tripware, today’s BizSpark startup of the day, makes a Microsoft Outlook plugin that allows you to securely book travel/trips directly from Outlook and inserts your intinerary details into an Outlook appointment. Taking into account your travel preferences, including preferred airline, hotel and car rental providers, Tripware prices out several trip packages and lets you view their details and book a package within Outlook, all in a matter of minutes.

For more information on the Tripware plugin, including featuresdemos, news, and to download the plugin, visit their website.

Where is Matt?

Where is Matt?

First dancing solo throughout and then with throngs of people in various cities and regions worldwide, Matt Harding has traveled all over the world and danced.

Here is Matt’s most recent video, which features him dancing with others worldwide.  It was an effort 14 months in the making, spanning 42 countries, with cast of thousands:

Where the Hell is Matt? (2008) from Matthew Harding on Vimeo.

You can check ou the rest of his dancing videos and outtakes here.