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Unforgettable Travel Moments of 2011

From the Arab Spring uprisings to the royal wedding, the travel industry was bombarded with a host of earth-shattering events in 2011. Check out our picks for some of the most memorable.

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First Dreamliner Commercial Flight
All Nippon Airways (ANA) piloted the first commercial flight of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner from Tokyo’s Narita airport to Hong Kong on Oct. 26. The world's first major airliner to use composite materials for most of its construction made its debut after years of delays and billions of dollars spent over budget. The inaugural flight was filled with aviation enthusiasts who paid thousands of dollars for a seat and raved about the plane’s amenities.

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