08/30/2011

Two NICE late easyJet flights: why?

On 29 July the last easyJet return flight from Nice ought to have been redirected to Lyon, instead of landing in Geneva at 01h04. Last night the reverse happened. The explanation and a question!

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08/27/2011

Another Bernhard Stamm?

We all know of the Swiss yachtsman, Bernhard Stamm, but there is another Swiss person of this name who likes to build experimental aircraft. One of his aircraft recently came to Geneva.

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08/19/2011

easyJet prices

easyjet_pub 003.JPGPeople waiting for arriving passengers at Geneva airport can see offers for easyJet flights, but the price quoted does not include credit or debit card charges.

 

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08/16/2011

A rescue helicopter for a third day!

HBZEN rescue 004.JPGFor a third day in a row I witnessed at close range a helicopter come to the aid of a person in distress. This time it was the HUG helicopter coming to Versoix.

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08/15/2011

Thanks to Air Glacier pilots

Air Glacier helicopters and pilots have been much in evidence these last two days, coming to the aid of people in distress: our thanks to their skilled pilots.

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08/13/2011

Airborne complaints

An American financial broker was so upset about the political and financial high-ups that she sent up an aircraft trailing a banner with a message.

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08/10/2011

easyJet approved debit card

The radio programme "On en parle" this morning, 10 August, pointed out that it is almost impossible to obtain the only debit card accepted freely by easyJet.

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