Monthly Archives: January 2018

Budapest Airport’s new route march continues with Marseille

Securing its first new route of the year, Budapest Airport has confirmed the addition of Ryanair’s twice-weekly service to Marseille in W18/19. The launch of a connection to the Hungarian gateway’s seventh French airport further establishes the Irish ultra-low-cost carrier’s (ULCC) development at Budapest, as the link becomes the airline’s 34th destination to be offered from the airport.

AIR EUROPA ajoute Sao Paulo à son réseau des destinations en Dreamliner !

Dès le 25 Mars prochain, AIR EUROPA, division aérienne du groupe Globalia, opérera un vol quotidien vers Sao Paulo en Boeing 787-800.

Le Dreamliner est un avion particulièrement conçu pour le long-courrier, offrant un confort maximum dans une atmosphère exceptionnelle et feutrée, tout en réduisant de 40 minutes le temps de vol sur cette ligne.

En incorporant Sao Paulo parmi les destinations desservies en Dreamliner, AIR EUROPA renforce encore sa présence au Brésil où la compagnie privée espagnole opère aussi vers Salvador de Bahia et, depuis décembre dernier, vers Recife.

Iberia presents its Most Advanced Aircraft in the Market, New Destinations, and Growth of 8% in 2018

  • The long-haul Airbus A350s Iberia will receive in June consume some 30% less fuel.
  • Hi-speed Wi-Fi, an improved in-flight entertainment system, higher ceilings, more space for hand luggage, and an advanced air circulation system are some of the improvements passengers will notice.
  • Business Class touch screens are larger, seats are wider, and there is additional space for storing personal items.
  • For its short- and medium-haul fleet, Iberia will receive new Airbus A320neo’s, equipped with quieter engines and consuming 15% lower fuel.
  • This year Iberia will launch is non-stop flights from Madrid to San Francisco and to Managua, while Iberia Express is adding Mikonos and Palermo to its newtwork.
  • Once again, Iberia and Iberia Express were the world’s most punctual carriers in their categories in 2017.

Iberia presented its new developments for this year at the annual FITUR travel trade fair in Madrid, including its first Airbus A350/900, the most modern commercial airliner in the market today, which will join the fleet in June

Iberia will become the first airline to fly this improved version of the A350/900, featuring enhanced aerodynamics and structure and reinforced landing gear.

Iberia’s new Airbus A350/900s also incorporate the latest cockpit technology, integrating all systems with the operating infrastructure, and more advanced transfer of information from the aircraft.

Bal du Rat Mort – Grease

YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANTThe 120th edition of Bal du Rat Mort features the theme ‘Grease, an Evening of 50s & 60s Fun’. Jump into your Cadillac and come party on Saturday 3 March at the country’s most spectacular themed ball! Have a ball with the right outfit!

Gentlemen, dig out your sparkly suits or be a rebel in a leather jacket and a shiny pompadour. Sideburns are a plus. Make sure to remember to bring a comb to put your hairstyle back in order after all the wild dancing. Ladies, the war has been over for a while now, so show off your curves! Colourful dresses with high heels, a tight top and bright red lipstick. Put an Alice band in your hair or some nice big curls. Would you like a little help? Both men and women are welcome at the Beauty Boudoir for a themed hairstyle and make-up. Moreover, it’s completely free of charge. Or… let yourselves be inspired by Elvis Presley or Marilyn Monroe, two style icons from the fifties!Dare to twist, jive, swing or Boogie Woogie with the best Rock ‘n Roll dance music, provided by living jukebox DJ Chris Barrow. Enjoy live acts and shows all night, a photo booth, a costume competition and a real American Diner for delicious hamburgers and milkshakes!Immerse yourselves in days gone by and reserve your tickets now for the Bal du Rat Mort!

Vier carnaval in Oostende

Tijdens het weekend van 2, 3 en 4 maart kan iedereen meevieren tijdens Carnaval in Oostende!

Naar jaarlijkse traditie is er vrijdagavond om 19.00 uur de aanstelling van de Prins en Prinses Carnaval in het Stadhuis. Daarna volgt om 20.00 uur een authentieke cimateirestoet met lampionnen richting Groentemarkt. Daar zal Tjannie Carbon verbrand worden. Nadien kan er rond 22.00 uur gefeest worden in de carnavalstent op de Groentemarkt.

Les vols de Wizz Air sont dorénavant également payables avec Bancontact

Wizz Air, la plus grande compagnie aérienne low-cost d’Europe centrale et de l’est, annonce que les passagers, disposant d’une carte Bancontact et souhaitant réserver un vol via le site Internet de WIZZ, auront la possibilité de payer leur ticket ainsi que les services connexes par ce moyen de paiement en ligne.

« En Belgique Bancontact est le moyen de paiement électronique le plus en vogue. Il permet aux consommateurs d’effectuer le paiement de leurs achats en ligne d’une façon rapide et sûre dans l’environnement Internet habituel de leur propre banque », dit Harry Drok, Chef de l’E-Commerce de Wizz Air. « La mise en œuvre du Bancontact comme méthode de paiement répond à la question fréquemment posée par nos clients, résidant ou travaillant en Belgique. Bancontact est automatiquement offert comme méthode de paiement à tout passager payant en euros, ayant choisi le néerlandais ou le français comme langue préférée ou ayant une adresse en Belgique. »

airBaltic to Recruit Over 100 Pilots in 2018

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic in February will host an airBaltic “Pilot Open Days” initiative in several cities, including Vilnius, Helsinki, Amsterdam and Stockholm. The initiative targets different types of pilots willing to become part of airBaltic flight crew. The airline is planning to recruit more than 100 pilots in 2018.

Pauls Calitis, Senior Vice President Flight Operations of airBaltic: “An excellent team is essential to our successful operation and airBaltic’s growth over the past years has confirmed that. Our route map is expanding, the fleet is growing and more passengers travel with us. Such development requires our team to be highly motivated. And naturally, due to the production increase, airBaltic will recruit more pilots this year. Working at airBaltic has many advantages for all positions, but considering our growth and the changing pilot industry, we are now further improving our pilot remuneration system.”

Ksiaz Castle, the Pearl of Lower Silesia

Ksiaz Castle, also called the Pearl of Lower Silesia is one of the greatest visitor attractions in the region. Erected in the 13th century, Ksiaz castle was home to many noble families such as the mighty House of Hochberg. Between 1509 and 1941, the Hochberg’s expanded the castle and significantly contributed to its splendor. During the World War II the castle was taken over by the occupying German forces. Under their reign numerous historic chambers were destroyed. The Nazis created a system of tunnels underneath the castle, which the function still remains a mystery. Recently the Ksiaz castle made news as a rumor of a lost Nazi gold train was believed to be buried in the vicinity of the castle.

“Piégée” et “ensanglantée”, la célèbre Instagrameuse Cassandra Forêt dénonce la cruauté de Canada Goose

La jeune star des réseaux sociaux se joint à PETA pour appeler la marque à cesser d’utiliser la fourrure de coyotes cruellement piégés et tués

Paris – Lors d’une mise en scène publique à Paris aujourd’hui, Cassandra Forêt – chanteuse, star des réseaux sociaux et petite sœur de Jade Lagardère – a posé jambes nues dans une fausse veste Canada Goose, prise dans un piège à mâchoire métallique, la jambe « ensanglantée ». Elle était étendue sur un panneau circulaire estampillé « Cruauté Canada Goose » et entourée de militants tenant des pancartes et distribuant des tracts pour informer les gens sur la manière dont les coyotes sont piégés dans la nature et violemment tués pour leurs peaux.