The aircraft that carried pilot John Alcock and navigator Arthur Whitten Brown from Newfoundland, in Canada, to Ireland, where it crash-landed near the town of Clifden. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

Remembering the world’s first transatlantic flight that crash-landed in Ireland 100 years ago

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The aircraft that carried pilot John Alcock and navigator Arthur Whitten Brown from Newfoundland, in Canada, to Ireland, where it crash-landed near the town of Clifden. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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An artist’s rendering of the rooftop infinity pool at the TWA Hotel, at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport.
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Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

Is the TWA Hotel at New York’s JFK airport the coolest in the world?

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An artist’s rendering of the rooftop infinity pool at the TWA Hotel, at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport.
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