08/25/2013

When Evian play at home Vernier loses!

When Evian Thonon Gaillard football team play at home, the visitors sometimes come by charter flight but leave late.

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08/21/2013

REGA has been busy this month

This month, August 2013, the three Challenger 604 ambulance jets  of REGA have been very busy.

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08/19/2013

Claim compensation: yes or no?

In general, easyJet flights are mostly extremely punctual, but sometimes they are very late. Should people claim compensation?

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08/16/2013

Bye bye World Radio Switzerland

On 31 August World Radio Switzerland will cease to exist when it is privatised by the Swiss broadcasting authority.

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08/09/2013

The best known Spitfire pilot

On this day, 9 August 1941, the best known Spitfire pilot, Douglas (later Sir Douglas) Bader was shot down over France.

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08/08/2013

easyJet from Bordeaux to Geneva via Lyon and the autoroute

The newspaper 20 Minutes last Tuesday reported on the misfortune for passengers returning from Bordeaux on 2 August.

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08/07/2013

Hot weather is bad for aircraft and airport neighbours

When the weather is very hot and the air is thinner, aircraft have more difficulty in taking off, and often make more noise.

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08/02/2013

August 1st: the sound of silence

We know that August 1 is a day when there is a lot of noise (fireworks), but it can also be a day of unusual silence.

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