06/25/2011

Reason has finally prevailed.

For years ARAG and others have argued that the scheduling of the late evening Air Mauritius flight is unreasonable. The airport management has finally concurred, though not for this summer.

Read more ...

17:59 Posted in Noisy aircraft | Permalink | Comments (4) | Tags: geneva, airport, mauritius, airbus a340 | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

02/13/2011

Air Mauritius, Air Zimbabwe

To be compared with Air Zimbabwe is considered as a stigma. The short-sighted choice by Air Mauritius for their long-haul flight shows that they are also astigmatic!

 

Read more ...

13:25 Posted in Noisy aircraft | Permalink | Comments (0) | Tags: mauritius, geneva, airport, frankfurt, mombasa | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

12/12/2010

Poor decisions attract bad luck!

Poor, illogical planning of flights is common to the very noisy takeoff over Versoix at 0h36 last Saturday morning (11 December), three consecutive cancelled easyJet evening returns from Berlin last week and the latest return of a commercial flight (EZS1458 from Porto) this Autumn! In such cases, Murphy's law applies!

Read more ...

18:48 Posted in Potpourri | Permalink | Comments (1) | Tags: mauritius, berlin, easyjet, geneva, airport | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

11/01/2010

Air Mauritius this winter: much better departure time

The winter airline timetables show the changed time of the twice-weekly winter flight to Mauritius: 9 pm instead of last year's 10h30 pm. Finally, sanity has prevailed, despite the weak excuses that were given a year ago.

Read more ...

13:33 Posted in Noisy aircraft | Permalink | Comments (2) | Tags: mauritius, geneva, airport | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

08/23/2010

Another noisy Friday, this time for Vernier

Last Friday, for people living in Vernier, it was not just the Air Mauritius flight which made a lot of noise!

Read more ...

14:16 Posted in Noise around Geneva airport | Permalink | Comments (0) | Tags: boeing 747, jade, mauritius | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

08/15/2010

Friday 13th : aircraft noise and a mystery

Friday 13th was unusually bad for aircraft noise: the Boeing 747 cargo plane was even noisier than the Air Mauritius Airbus A340. It also included a mystery noise event: can you help solve it?

Read more ...

10:46 Posted in Noisy aircraft | Permalink | Comments (0) | Tags: jade, mauritius, airport, geneva | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

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.

Read more ...

22:52 Posted in Noisy aircraft | Permalink | Comments (0) | Tags: mauritius, geneva, airport, noise, surcharge, speedwings, business, jet | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

07/31/2010

Friday night is aircraft noise night

Last night, Friday 30 July 2010, the noisy Air Mauritius aircraft took off went over Versoix and Nernier (twice!).

Read more ...

18:08 Posted in Noisy aircraft | Permalink | Comments (0) | Tags: mauritius | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook