In late January, Paris Airports (Aéroports de Paris - ADP), revealed a plan to invest more than three billion euros over five years, notably for Paris’ Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport. Their objective being to to remain a reference international airport equal to, or better than, its competitors, Heathrow, Frankfurt and Dubai.
As is customary each year end, it’s time to take stock ! In the aviation world, 2014 was marked by both good and bad news. Here’s an accelerated flashback in two minutes flat…
If you have the soul of a globetrotter, this job might well interest you. Swiss International Air Lines will soon be recruiting an explorer. During the six months fixed-term contract, the lucky person will, for a salary and all expenses paid, visit 26 destinations.
According to a study by the International Air Transport Association, cases of onboard unruliness multiplied by 12 between 2007 and 2011. Cigarettes lit in the toilets, insults against crew members, physical assaults or attempted intrusions into the cockpit; today more than 6,000 in-flight incidents.