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Feds Set Rules to Make Air Travel More Safe

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 Bruce A. Tucker (July 28, 2008)  In a post 9/11 world everything about air travel is safety. Long gone are the days of merely jumping on a plane, enjoying the ride and getting off once you get to your destination. Rules and regulations have been written, rewritten and written again to ensure that every flight you take is safer than the previous one you just went on. For you as a consumer it may seem like a daunting .. (Airline Travel)

How to Get Cheap Flights

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 William K Thomas (July 28, 2008)  When booking with a travel agent, always specify you want the “lowest possible fare. " Buying tickets on the Internet is not the same as getting the cheapest price. As with any travel agent, you may be offered the lowest average price, or even a test price. A good way to get the bear fare is to book the best-value, fully-refundable fare early, then just keep looking for a better .. (Airline Travel)

Packing Carry On Luggage How to Pack a Carry On Suitcase

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 Vickie Hansen (July 27, 2008)  Shoes should be placed in the bottom of the suitcase in shoe bags if you have them. If not, and they are not clean, use any type of plastic bag, one per shoe, so as you can separate each shoe and have more room on the bottom. Before putting them in the bag, put belts, socks, phone chargers, etc.inside the shoes and the shoe bags. Take your curling iron, hair blower, and any odd size .. (Airline Travel)

Airline Alliances and the Advantage of Sticking to One Maximizing Your Elite Privileges

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 Daniel Krupnik (July 26, 2008)  In the last decade or so airlines have been assembled (most of the bigger ones) several alliances, those “Star Alliance", “One world" and “Sky Team". Over the past year or so have begin using Star alliance mainly because of the airlines that incorporates which work best with my geographical area and travel pattern, for example in the past these to fly lotswith United .. (Airline Travel)

Some Tips to Finding Low Airfares Online

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 Torre DeVito (July 26, 2008)  Book your flight early. Discount fares often require advanced reservations of seven to twenty-one days in advance, depending on the fare. Booking thirty days in advance will help secure better international fares. To increase your chances of finding a great fare, book your flight as soon as you know your travel dates. Airlines sell only a limited number of seats at the lowest fares, .. (Airline Travel)

Frequent Flyer Programs and Airline Rewards

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 John Parks (July 25, 2008)  Many airlines offer rewards to loyal customers through an incentive plan called the frequent flyer program. A frequent flyer program is a points-based program in which a certain number of points are awarded per designated number of miles flown with a given airline company. Customers who enroll in these programs receive rewards for their loyalty in the form of free airfare, goods or .. (Airline Travel)

UK Flight Departures

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 Dave Logan (July 25, 2008)  The advent of cheap flights and increasing competition has seen the unprecedented growth in UK flight departures. UK flight departures are seen as the ‘hub’ airport by many Europeans, who take advantage of the cheap fares and worldwide availability offered by UK travel companies and websites. This growth is further fuelled by the mad scramble for cheap last minute flights .. (Airline Travel)

Budget Airfare Eight Secrets to Scoring a Good Deal on Flights

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 Jamie Jefferson (July 25, 2008)  When you need to travel by plane but want to save a few bucks, you need to know the ins and outs to scoring a cheap flight. The good news is that you don't have to sacrifice the quality of your flight just to save some money. Here are eight tricks to scoring a great deal on your next flight. 1. Plan to fly between Tuesday and Thursday. The days that you fly can make a big difference .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Europe Tour Package Travel Without Financial Constraints

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 Jason Born (July 25, 2008)  Europe is the second largest continent and the most favoured tourist destination all across the world. However, the exorbitant costs that traveling to this tourist destination incurs may refrain most of the individuals to drop out the idea of taking a tour to Europe. But with the changing times, the trend in tourism has also taken an appreciative twist, wherein tour packages are .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Parking at Manchester Airport

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 Tony Scott (July 24, 2008)  I frequently use Manchester airport when I am traveling on business trips abroad and I utilize Manchester Airport car parking rather often. This has forced me to be somewhat of an expert on airport car parking and how to get cheap parking at Manchester airport. Manchester is a extremely well used airport and therefore it pays to have booked your parking before leaving for the airport. .. (Airline Travel)

Flights to Antalya Experience the Culture of a Fascinating City

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 Karl Bantleman (July 23, 2008)  Turkey is a secular state with 99.9% of the country being Muslim; however, as Turkey strives for accession into the European Union many cities within the country are becoming more westernised to ensure they have something that appeals to all kinds of tourists. Antalya is no different as the city readies itself for acceptance into the European Union. Situated on the south-west coast of .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Flights Realising Underprivileged Peoples Dream to Fly

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 Harish Pachori (July 23, 2008)  Everyone wants to go for a holiday far from the hustle and bustle of life. It is very much true that life becomes a mess without breaks. One has to perform his duties, meet deadlines at work and also manage home. There are untold hardships in life. One can only overcome them by simply accessing some or the other amusements. The best way is to find out some time to travel to distant .. (Airline Travel)

Using Cheap Flights From UK to Spain to Travel to the Major Tourist Destination For English People

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 Pierre Smith (July 23, 2008)  If the sheer number of available cheap flights from UK to Spain is any indication, it is safe to assume that this country is one of, if not the sole major tourist destination for English people. The rich Iberian culture is irresistible to the English people both in the areas of language and religion, where the Ancient Romans have left their lasting legacy. The number of Muslims in the .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap International Flights

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 Rajendra Kumar Verma (July 23, 2008)  There are many websites online where you can buy cheap international flights and get good discount on your airfare tickets when you book online. These websites offer you features like you can search flights to different cities, compare prices from different airline and book bargain international flights after you are satisfied with the rates. So with help of such websites you online .. (Airline Travel)

Pet Container Requirements For Air Travel

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 Joseph Devine (July 22, 2008)  The International Air Transport Association has established rules regarding containers for dogs, cats, ferrets, and birds who are flying. Most of the world's leading airlines follow the Association's criteria for travel requirements. Pets are permitted to fly in the passenger cabin on flights lasting less than 6 hours except when traveling to the United Kingdom. Only one pet is allowed . (Airline Travel)

Cheap Airline Flights to Australia to Enjoy a Great Holiday Getaway

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 Pierre Smith (July 22, 2008)  Of all the main attractions in the world, Australia is one of the most well visited places. It boasts its beautiful holiday destinations like the Great Barrier Reef in New South Wales, and Sydney. You plcan also visit places such as Canberra, Victoria in Melbourne and in Tasmania at Hobart. There is also a lot of skiing and surfing spots that people enjoy visiting, only in Australia. .. (Airline Travel)

Traveling Light

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 Frans Joseph (July 22, 2008)  I have seen people at the airport that don't have to check any baggage. I always wonder how they could do that when I was checking two bags. The good thing about traveling light with only a carry-on bag is that when the plane does its landing and you get off the airplane, you just go directly to your car and don't have to contend with the crowd. When you travel with only a carry-on .. (Airline Travel)

All You Need to Know About Air Travel Checked In Luggage

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 Pat Lowe (July 21, 2008)  As far as air travel is concerned many people are much more concerned about the luggage they will be actually carrying onto the aircraft than the bags they hand in to staff at the check-in desks. Nonetheless, such checked-in baggage is just as important, if not more so than the ones you are keeping by your side and it is for this reason that there are many factors to consider when .. (Airline Travel)

Flight Tracker A Great Travel Tool

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 Sonny Castro (July 20, 2008)  Flight tracker is the program used by business, consumers and consumer rights advocated to keep tabs on which airlines are the best performers and which ones are giving the best value for their money. It is real and you can receive your updates on your flight in real-time as you rush out the door. It's just one of the business traveler best friends and using its capabilities is almost .. (Airline Travel)

Airline Travel Its Just Not What it Use to Be

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 Bruce A. Tucker (July 18, 2008)  Gas prices affect everything and everyone. All you have to do is walk into any store and see the prices of products and how they have increased recently. The same holds true for the cost of your airline tickets. On average they have increased by ten percent and some airlines even more so than that. If you have been following the news lately then you already know that many airlines are .. (Airline Travel)

Airline Travel Tips Tips For Flying With Children

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 Terrie Bryan (July 18, 2008)  An airplane trip is very exciting for kids, especially if they don't often get to fly. If it's been a while since you've traveled with your children, these tips should help you have a smooth flight. If you are bringing a stroller along, you'll have to remove the child and fold it up (the stroller, not the child!) to go through x-ray. Everyone's shoes will need to come off as well. If .. (Airline Travel)

Top 7 Important Tips How to Get Cheap Flights

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 Benny Horowitz (July 18, 2008)  There are several ways to cut on your travel expenses, but rather than staying in cheaper hotels, visiting fewer places, you should try to find and buy the cheapest airline tickets. Here are some tips to do so: 1. Buy your ticket directly from the airline companies Travel - agents do not necessarily look for the best prices for their customers. Hence, a solution would for you to book .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Flights to England How to Grab the Chance of Cheaper Airline Flights

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 Pierre Smith (July 17, 2008)  Are you a jet-setter or are you simply thinking about traveling to England to spend some holiday away from the usual hustles and bustles of your toxic life? Well, it is certainly a good choice. There is nothing wrong in pondering about some chances to travel. England can be a perfect alternative for you, so to speak. There are so many places to visit and a lot of activities to enjoy. .. (Airline Travel)

Discount Airline Ticket

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 Kheri Chawla (July 17, 2008)  Buying discount airline ticket may be overwhelming to some but it is worth the efforts. Though there is no single thumb rule yet there are few important tips one can possible consider when browsing through online to get the discount airline ticket. Checking directly with the airlines direct is one of the many options. However, spending some extra hours checking with major travel sites .. (Airline Travel)

Heathrow Airport Transfers

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 Franz Von Muhlfeld (July 17, 2008)  Heathrow airport transfers are essential to getting to Heathrow airport. Transfers by taxi are popular due to the airports proximity, its only 15 miles from central London where most hotels and flats are located. Taxis at Heathrow are located in all four terminals. They are rigidly managed by the airport staff. Its not like other airports where it is a free for all. London's black cabs . (Airline Travel)

The Heathrow Express A Cheap Alternative Transfer

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 Franz Von Muhlfeld (July 17, 2008)  The Heathrow Express - A Cheap Alternative Airport Transfer The Heathrow express is a high speed train service that offers 16-21 minute transfers between Heathrow airport and central London. Costing £350m in 1993 the Heathrow Express was a joint venture between BAA and British Railways Board, built to popularize the use of public transport to and from the airport from 30% to 50% .. (Airline Travel)

Singapore Airlines Has the Best Inflight Entertainment System

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 Juan Hans (July 16, 2008)  It is very common to see passengers hand carry along their laptop while boarding air plane. It is because they need to access the internet for some reason during their long trip while on the plane. Is there any airlines that has internet access which allows passenger to use? Through my experience, Singapore Airlines has this facilities that provides personal computer use on every .. (Airline Travel)

Finding Cheaper Flights to Paphos

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 Keith Barrett (July 16, 2008)  I like to think of myself as something of an independent traveler. Even when I travel to a popular, mainstream destination I like to try and avoid package tours - booking trips myself just seems like more fun! People often ask me whether it works out cheaper to avoid the package holidays. It's my belief that it can do, as long as you're prepared to spend time researching the .. (Airline Travel)

Avoid Air Travel Nightmares 5 Tips For Packing Light

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 Ken S (July 16, 2008)  Discount airlines may charge for the amount and overall weight of your luggage. Here are five (5) tips that can help you pack light, and save you money and headaches as you travel by air. 1. Plan to wear no more than two outfits per day. A lot of times when you travel, you think you have to take your entire wardrobe with you. You want to be prepared for any event. Especially women. .. (Airline Travel)

Luggage and Airport Security Requirements

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 Victor Epand (July 15, 2008)  No one who has kept even half an eye on the news in the last couple of years could fail to be aware of the increasing need for airports and airlines to be ever more vigilant regarding security. Luggage remains one of the most scrutinized aspects of this security, and information is widely publicised regarding general advice and ways in which the public can help airports to maintain this . (Airline Travel)

Cheap Flights to Portugal Taking Advantage of the Cheapest Rates and Package Deals

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 Pierre Smith (July 15, 2008)  Affordable airfare tickets have been the source of many ordinary people in going to their favorite destinations. Without these kinds of cheap carriers thousands of people would definitely not experience the feeling of a good travel and a memorable vacation. Cheap flights to Portugal and for those people living in other countries have considered this one a potential weekend and holiday .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap International Air Tickets

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 Kheri Chawla (July 15, 2008)  Buying cheap international air tickets can be challenging at times in terms of getting the best possible cheap airfares. If you really do not know how and where to buy the airline tickets you might end up paying more than 3-4 times the regular full published fare. Call your travel agents to see if they have any better travel deals to offer than what you already found online. You can .. (Airline Travel)

Advice on Hand Baggage Security Measures

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 Victor Epand (July 14, 2008)  Of all the types of baggage, carryon hand baggage is certainly the most secure, simply because it usually stays with you, or at least it should stay with you, at all times. Therefore, you can give it your own personal attention. However, it is worth bearing in mind that thieves are very aware that of all the types of luggage to be most likely to contain items worth stealing, it is this . (Airline Travel)

Low Price Airfare Are the Days of Low Priced Airfares Gone With the Wind?

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 Henry Rustkirk (July 14, 2008)  The world of aviation has come a long way from two brothers playing with a experimental aircraft in the sands of North Carolina. Once upon a time, travel by air used to be something only attainable by the wealthy and influential sectors of our society, but our capitalistic economy has made flying mainstream, and brought travel by plane to the masses. We have become almost spoiled at the . (Airline Travel)

Cheap Air Fare

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 Kheri Chawla (July 14, 2008)  Because of severe competition among airlines many airlines in the past had reduced their airfares drastically. There has always been fare-war among domestic and international carriers and customers have been the winner. Many small budget and no-frill airlines also cropped up and in fact doing very fine and giving hard time to major airlines. In U. S. A southwest airlines and Jet Blue .. (Airline Travel)

Score Dirt Cheap Tickets to New York

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 Steven Walters (July 13, 2008)  The weak U. S. dollar has made it very easy for European travelers to find some great deals on airfare to New York City - arguably one of the best tourist destinations on the planet. You can get cheap airline tickets to New York from London, Paris and almost every major city in Europe, making this a perfect time to finally make that trip to New York City. Shopping, restaurants and .. (Airline Travel)

Know the Carry on Luggage Rules and Have an Easier Flight

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 Pat Lowe (July 13, 2008)  In today's security conscious society, there are many new policies that make taking a flight more tricky than ever. What with limits on luggage size and weight, new security precautions and regulations on what's permissible to carry onto the plane, it can seem overwhelming. However, it's important to keep in mind that these requirements are there for your protection. Be Aware of the .. (Airline Travel)

Airline Misses In Flight Connection

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 Ken Okel (July 12, 2008)  US Airways has announced that soon it will drop its in-flight entertainment service from most of its domestic flights. The reason: Airline representatives say the system weighs about 500 pounds and that adds to the price of fuel. While I'm all for saving money, I think US Airways is acting like someone who wants to lose weight by chopping off an arm. When you consider all the weight on .. (Airline Travel)

The Upgrade Game A Real Catch 22 For Airlines

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 John Lopinto (July 12, 2008)  When it comes to upgrades, the airlines are caught in what is viewed by many to be a real Catch-22. Like any business, the airlines have an obligation to maximize revenue and make money for the company. Part of this revenue is generated from the outright sale of tickets in their Premium cabins - First Class and Business Class. However, they also have an obligation to their best .. (Airline Travel)

Discount Flights to Paris

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 Rajendra Kumar Verma (July 11, 2008)  Paris - opens arms for you! Now there is just no looking back, just pack your bags and get set to fly your way into the charming and love filled world of Paris. A travel to Paris was never as easy as it has become now. Cheap international airline tickets are just a bout a few clicks away and that too from within your own comfort zone. Budget airlines make your dream trip an .. (Airline Travel)

Pets in the Cabin With Dirt Cheap Airline Tickets

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 Joe Angels (July 11, 2008)  Flying with dirt cheap airline tickets while carrying your pet with you in the cabin may be a difficult task. This is because the majority of low cost airline companies won't permit you to take your pet along with you in the passenger's cabin. For instance if you want to fly with AerArann, Aer Lingus, EasyJet, FlyBe, RyanAir, Sky Europe and Zoom you could carry a pet but only in the .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Airfare Tips

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 Tina Collier (July 11, 2008)  Last month my husband and I were trying to figure out where to go on our 5 year wedding anniversary coming up this August. We didn't have much of a honeymoon so we thought wouldn't it be great if we could do something really fun since we are ready to start a family and may not get a chance to do any real traveling for awhile. However, when we started looking into destinations, vacation . (Airline Travel)

Tips on Getting Cheap Airline Flights to Orlando Florida

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 Pierre Smith (July 10, 2008)  For people who live outside of the United States, and to a certain degree, people who live outside of Florida, a trip to Orlando is an exciting and fun filled way to spend one's vacation. There is so much to do in Orlando that it becomes hard to know where to begin. Tourists usually have to decide between going to Clearwater Beach first, or Sanibel Island or pampering the kids with a .. (Airline Travel)

Helpful Tips to Make Your Next Flight Comfortable

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 Bruce A. Tucker (July 10, 2008)  There is a new trend in flying and construction or remodeling of airplanes that are either on the market now or will be on the market in the next couple of years and that trend is less space. Nothing makes for a more uncomfortable flight than being squeezed into a small area. I recently flew to Indiana from Philadelphia and let me tell you when you take that flight you don't get a nice . (Airline Travel)

How to Find Cheap Flights From London to Brussels

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 David T Bain (July 10, 2008)  Brussels is one of the most beautiful Belgium cities. It has a wonderful cultural life, especially with its numerous theaters and cinemas, and other cultural events include exhibitions, dances, music, etc. Brussels is rich with museums, historical buildings, and architectural heritage because of its rich culture and history. It has now become a favorite tourist destination, having .. (Airline Travel)

Hiring Premium Airport Services at San Francisco

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 Brayan Peter (July 09, 2008)  The city of San Francisco Airport caries out numerous premium shuttle services for those people who visit the city for tourism or for official purposes, the mini vans which are also known as limos, takes the passengers from the city SF airport to any part of the San Francisco where the hotels are located. These shuttles are available for the general public and if they want to make use .. (Airline Travel)

Airport Car Parking How to Keep Your Car Secure While You Fly

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 Neil Tufano (July 09, 2008)  For many business and holiday travellers, an air journey often starts with a car trip to the airport. Whether you are away for a couple of days or a month, finding secure airport parking for your vehicle gives you priceless peace of mind. To help you through the minefield of car parking at airports, here are five top tips. 1. Use the car parking available at the airport. Don't gamble .. (Airline Travel)

Beat Bristol Airport Blues 5 Tips Take the Stress Out of Your Next Trip

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 Neil Tufano (July 09, 2008)  Have you noticed how air travel just gets more and more stressful? Not just in the air either, as security queues lengthen and airport traffic becomes busier. Savvy business travellers have long known that stress-free travel starts with a well-chosen airport hotel. Now, whether you travel for work or for leisure, you can take advantage of the top tips professional travellers have used .. (Airline Travel)

Flying With Your Baby Stroller 10 Easy Tips For Boarding a Plane With Your Stroller

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 Brianne Lozier (July 09, 2008)  For many parents the idea of traveling with an infant or toddler can be overwhelming to say the least. The amount of necessary items for the comfort and safety of a child must always be considered before you go. One of the most common dilemma's when flying with a child is whether or not to bring along your baby stroller. A baby stroller can be a big help on a trip that will entail a .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Airline Tickets For International Travel

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 Steven Walters (July 09, 2008)  Airfares are rising almost daily and finding a cheap or discounted airline ticket can be next to impossible. While this is true it IS still possible to find cheap airline tickets even for international and overseas travel. These are five discount travel companies you can check out for some really dirt cheap airline tickets. Aer Lingus - This airline is Irish and based out of Dublin. .. (Airline Travel)




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