08/07/2010

Derisory surcharges for Friday night late jet takeoffs

Last Friday night the final two jet aircraft to depart, one a big noisy commercial airliner, the other a small business jet, paid the same CHF 400 late departure surcharge.

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08/06/2010

Going on holiday? Take your natel and laptop!

If you are going on holiday and flying easyJet then you must take your mobile phone and laptop computer with you, just in case the time of your return flight is changed!

 

 

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08/05/2010

An easyJet Switzerland airbus blocked in Stockholm

The easyJet flight to Stockholm early Wednesday morning left three hours late but did not come back: cancellations and delays for two days!

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08/04/2010

easyJet to Gatwick: the delayed truth!

Contrary to the reported explanation of easyJet, the aircraft used for a the flight which left for London Gatwick 8 hours late last Sunday was already in the airport at the start of the day!

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08/03/2010

Good work by air traffic controllers.

When the TAP flight 939 to Porto on Monday 2 August had to return to Geneva the air traffic controllers had to work fast.

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07/28/2010

An unusual, old and noisy aircraft

A recent visitor to Geneva airport: an old, rather noisy and rarely seen aircraft from Kazakhstan

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07/27/2010

A new easyJet night flight

easyJet Switzerland creates a new night flight

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