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VEL TRA NEWSLATEST TRAVEL ADVICE, OFFERS AND NEWS NEW CONNECTION TO CANADA'S gorgeous Atlantic provinces are being linked to the UK by a new service starting on April 29.

Low-cost carrier WestJet is launching a daily route from Gatwick to Halifax, Nova Scotia - the gateway to the region, but well worth a visit in itself.

Flights will be operated on the airline's new state-of-the-art single aisle Boeing 737-8 MAX jets with one-way introductory fares from PS114.

Onward connections to 10 Canadian cities are also available from Halifax. See THRILL RIDE NOW OPEN ADRENALINE junkies will be off to a flier in the United Arab Emirates where the world's longest zipline is now open.

Thrill-seekers will leap off a 5,511ft mountain to travel 'Superman-style' at up to 93mph as they plummet 1,312ft on the 1.74-mile ride, pictured above.

Guinness World Records confirmed the wire at Jebel Jais, in the northerly Ras Al Khaimah emirate, is the longest on the planet, stretching further than 28 football pitches and with a cable that weighs six tonnes.

A ride on the heart-pumping Jebel Jais Flight costs PS125 per person and it will be able to accommodate 200 people a day. Visit COMIC BOOK FUN MARVEL Super Heroes are about to swoop on Blackpool.

A new 5,500 sqft immersive display at Madame Tussauds - consisting of four zones and full of photo opportunities with your favourite comic book characters - opens at the seafront attraction in March. Marvel Super Heroes is included in general admission - from PS16.50 adult/PS13.50 child with an additional 20% discount available for online bookings.


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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Geographic Code:1CANA
Date:Feb 10, 2018
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