Travel in style thanks to a pop-up hair salon in Eurotar’s London Terminal. Chop-chop opened on 19th July for three months and will offer travellers a quick hair style or cut before boarding the train. Customers can choose from 24 styles including quick trims, dry styles and braids all from £20. Bookings available at chopchoplondon.com
A flight-sharing website called Wingly is offering people the chance to pop over to France on private planes. Much like Airbnb only for flights, the service allows private pilots and members of the public to share the costs of a flight which can be a day-trip, a one-way flight or a sightseeing excursion.
Airbus has unveiled a new plane that is able to fly 20 hours without stopping. The A350 XWB is capable of flying up to nearly 18,000km without refuelling thanks to a change in the fuelling system, enabling the aircraft to carry extra kerosene and consume up to 25% less fuel.
There has been a sharp drop in fatalities on French roads according to figures released by Sécurité Routière. In June 2018, a total of 294 people died in road accidents, 9.3% down compared with June 2017. Road deaths fell 6.3% in the second quarter of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017, meaning 57 fewer lives were lost.
A French technology company has imagined a new, futuristic type of aircraft that would be a mix of plane and train: a train-like pod would pick passengers up at a station and travel to the runway where it would then be attached to a cockpit and wings. ‘Link & Fly’ is Akka Technologies’ new aircraft design which aims to save turnover time and make boarding closer to passengers’ homes.
French car manufacturer Citroën has introduced glasses that cancel the effects of motion sickness felt by some passengers on car journeys. The glasses contain a coloured liquid that recreates the horizon line to solve the conflict between the senses that causes kinetosis, or motion sickness. Available to buy for €99 at lifestyle.citroen.com
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