09/14/2012

Geneva wants no criminals on state commissions

The Geneva State Council decided to ask for the criminal records extract for all candidates for public commissions, but gave an impossible deadline.

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11/22/2010

Aviation and politics: the close links

Like many other influential industries, the aviation lobby likes to keep well connected with politicians, with Moritz Leuenberger being the latest example. Perhaps he will now prefer air travel to train travel.

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09/08/2010

How (not) to dispose of your old jet aircraft

When some old airline seats of Ryanair were found on waste ground in Scotland, some people thought that there had been a crash, others (perhaps!) that Ryanair were making space for standing passengers. The truth was different.

 

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