07/29/2013

125 year anniversary of the Brünig line

For the 125th anniversary of the Brünig railway line between Lucerne and Interlaken there have been some steam trips.

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07/26/2013

Speedy help to accident victims

Yesterday, returning from a day out, I saw on the telejournal images of the awful train crash and a dispute between REGA and Air Glaciers.

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07/24/2013

Murphy's law strikes again (more than once)

In the past few days some easyJet passengers have suffered when the reserve easyJet Swiss aircraft has been absent when needed.

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07/23/2013

Geneva airport: pay to jump the queues

At Geneva airport, if you are in a long queue to pass security, you can now pay to jump the queue! Another money-making scheme?

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07/16/2013

The power of the aviation lobby?

The Federal Council seems to find the taxes in Basel airport more important than the rights of Swiss people living in France.

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07/14/2013

Skyguide ensures our early morning wakeup

This Sunday morning there were very few ealrly landings. Why did Skyguide then allow departures in both directions?

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07/13/2013

Turkish Airlines: ambitious but not yet efficient

Turkish Airlines have been trying to get intercontinental passengers to fly via Istanbul. However, their support service needs improving.

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07/08/2013

Why don't Geneva people protest more?

In an article in the NZZ last week there was a query about why Geneva residents are only just starting to query aircraft pollution.

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07/03/2013

Summertime, and the flights are delayed.

With the arrival of the summer holiday season there are suddenly lots of delayed flights, giving late night noise to airport neighbours.

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