01/29/2013

l'OFAC décide d'attendre 10 ans

L'Office fédéral de l'aviation civile (OFAC) fait des manœuvres dilatoires beaucoup plus poussés que celles des parlementaires sur l'initiative Minder!

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01/26/2013

easyJet empty flights to and from East Midlands airport

This year already, two different easyJet Switzerland aircraft have gone empty to Leeds and stayed a week. Maintenance there?

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01/25/2013

Did Ben Ali's Tunisian jet come again to Geneva?

An unidentified Tunisian aircraft left Geneva on Friday 18 January 2013. Thus might have been the Falcon 900 of Ben Ali!

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01/23/2013

Too many men on an easyJet flight

Last week, an easyJet flight EZY7279 from Liverpool to Geneva was overloaded with (heavy?) men: 4 were paid to get off!

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01/21/2013

Snow blocks the airport again

Despite the optimism of the airport spokesman, and mostly unreported, the snow last Saturday afternoon caused chaos at the airport

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01/16/2013

Geneva airport unmentioned snow problems

Every time it snows in Geneva I expect media reports which understate the problems! Yesterday was another case.

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01/12/2013

Climate change is being recognised

The TV news last Thursday evening included a report and a commentary on the increasingly frequent extreme weather events.

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01/10/2013

Is East Midlands airport a difficult landing?

In Winter, East Midlands airport is one from which skiers can fly to and from Geneva. It was disrupted by a WW2 Spitfire landing.

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01/06/2013

Sport, weather, climate and our children!

In the UK in 2012 there was a parallel evolution of Olympic sport and the weather: Switzerland was rather different!

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01/05/2013

On-time easyJet

In the Summer of 2010 easyJet punctuality was a disaster. Now it is one of the best that there is. How did this happen?

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