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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07/14/2013

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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05/22/2013

Wake up: it's nearly midnight

What a pity some business jet client wanted to come to, or leave, Geneva in a very noisy aircraft just before midnight on Whit Monday.

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05/08/2013

Details on the Air China aircraft

The Airbus A330-243 used for the first Beijing-Geneva service was quiet on landing and not as noisy on takeoff as an old Falcon 900!

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04/28/2013

The airport comments on the Ali Kafi incident

The airport spokesman, Bertrand Stämpfli, has made a comment on my blog relative to the arrival of Algerian ex-president Ali Kafi

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04/17/2013

Geneva airport refuses to admit doctors of Ali Kafi

When an Algerian government jet brought the very seriously ill ex-president to Geneva the airport reception was less tnan acceptable.

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04/11/2013

A Swiss aircraft makes two U-turns in one day.

Twice yesterday one particular Avro RJ-100 of Swiss had to turn around to come back to Geneva 30 minutes after taking off.

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03/26/2013

The rich and the poor in Brussels

Last weekend the rich and the poor, though at different levels, were in Brussels. Sometimes they met, but maybe not always!

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03/08/2013

25 millions de passagers à Genève aéroport: comment?

Dans un aéroport dèjà surchargé, le directeur de l'aéroport parle de la possibilité d'accueillir 25 millions de passages par an. Comment?

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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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12/08/2012

Quelques retards à l'aéroport

Friday, 7 December at Geneva airport: 5 to 10 cm of snow, a few slightly delayed flights and some flights diverted to Lyon or Zurich. If only that were true!

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11/07/2012

Joël Dicker: a nice writer

20121106_100233.jpgThe person being photographed near Cornavin station yesterday turned out to be the Geneva writer who is a candidate for the Goncourt prize.

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11/04/2012

Another pilot bends the rules!

It was certainly the strong bise wind which let a TAP flight to Lisbon climb very rapidly, but the pilot chose to turn before the specified point.

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08/28/2012

A better aircraft landing path

The residents living around Nernier want incoming flights to stop coming over their town. They have made a perfectly reasonable proposition.

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08/06/2012

Casablanca to Lyon via Geneva

Passengers on the AirArabia flight from Casablanca to Lyon on the evening of Saturday 4 August dropped into Geneva airport, then finally left here 50 minutes after midnight.

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