Understanding Airline Safety in Today’s World

Airline Safety is on the top of everyone’s mind after a bad apple got into a Germanwings’ flight crew and created a very sad and disturbing event. This isolated incident was the handiwork of a deranged person and is not indicative of the mindset of professional Aircrew members. As frightening as this event was, if […]

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Sailing Holidays for Beginners

First up: Who invented the sail? It’s said that the Mesopotamians invented the sail in around 3000BC! Sails were made from papyrus, a plant that grows throughout the Nile, Tigris, and Euphrates river valleys. They provided a much faster form of transportation and enabled the Mesopotamians to trade with many more countries previously out of reach. So […]

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The Early History of Austrian Airlines

1. Austrian Airlines’ Origins Austrian Airlines’ genesis can be traced to March 20, 1918, when the Austrian Postal Administration inaugurated daily scheduled mail service from Vienna to Kiew with intermediate stops in Krakow, Lwow, and Proskurow, and later expansion included Odessa, from Proskurow, and Budapest, from Vienna. When space permitted, passengers were also carried. But […]

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