07/29/2014

Rome to Basel via Geneva and Bordeaux to Geneva via Lyon.

Passengers on the easyJet UK flight from Rome to Basel last night might have been surprised to come first to Geneva on an easyJet Switzerland aircraft.

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07/25/2014

The new Geneva East Wing terminal

At a press conference yesterday the associations which had objected to the proposed new East Wing extension terminal withdrew their opposition.

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07/22/2014

Chaos at Lyon airport last Sunday night

When four return flights of easyJet Switzerland were diverted to Lyon after midnight on Sunday 20 July there were chaotic scenes.

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07/21/2014

A new Ukraine airline to Geneva

On Sunday 20 July, in the midst of the Ukraine air crash, a new Ukraine airline came from Kiev to Geneva, then back to Lviv.

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06/12/2014

Court ruling that airlines must pay compensation

The High Court in the UK ruled that a passenger must be paid compensation when a technical problem on an aircraft caused a 27 hour delay.

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06/10/2014

On Whit Monday an interesting Netjets flight

Last Monday, an Embraer Phenom 300 jet aircraft operated by NetJets called in at a very small airfield. The pilot had some work!

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05/25/2014

Saturday night / Sunday morning

In the early hours of Sunday 25 May 2015 three early morning aircraft movements had different causes!

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05/02/2014

Do you claim money back from easyJet?

Today, 2 May, this paper has not found any passengers on easyJet flights claiming compensation for long delays last Sunday.

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04/17/2014

A new easyJet destination

On Wednesday 16 April easyJet Switzerland flew an empty aircraft to and back from Epinal airport: a future route?

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04/11/2014

Sports start and their aircraft

Just before the Masters golf tournament started, a business jet flew over the Augusta course. In it was Tiger Woods, though not to play!

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04/01/2014

Holland beat England at cricket: not an April Fool joke!

On this day, Tuesday April 1 2014, my UK newspaper described how England lost to Holland in the World twenty20 match!

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03/18/2014

Geneva airport: more long haul flights expected.

Today, the president of the Geneva airport board of directors suggests that there will be more long-distance destinations.

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03/13/2014

Britain's richest man?

In 2013 the top of the Sunday Times rich list changed from Lakshmi Mittal to Alisher Usmanov. His private plane comes here.

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02/18/2014

Suivez l'avion détourné à Genève!

Avec le programme Google Earth program dans votre ordinateur vous pouvez suivre la trajectoire de cet avion comme si vous étiez le pilote!

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Follow the hijack plane to Geneva

With the Google Earth program on your computer you can follow the path of the hijacked plane as if you were the pilot!

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