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Never Before

Never Before

  Qatar Airways is planning to beat Qantas longest flight record with an 18 and a half hours non-stop flight from Doha to Auckland, New Zealand. It would be a 14539km long journey , 735 km more than the current Sydney to Dallas record. Will definitely sell more seats in Business class. ( below Qatar Airways’…

Vice Versa

Vice Versa

It’s trendy to read “Based on a true story” in the beginning of a movie, but did you hear of a true story based on a movie? In June 2014, Alaska Airlines captain David Hans was at the control of a Portland Airport arrival and departure flights. After landing the second one at John Wayne…

The Biggest Fairgrounds in Europe

The Biggest Fairgrounds in Europe

Main reason for the exuberant growth of the trade fair and exhibition industry is the size of the places that host them, namely the fairgrounds. Modern Fairgrounds, Messegelände, Parcs des expositions reach advanced levels not only in square meters, but also in the service they offer – Interconnecting, Transformable and Multifunctional Halls,  Conference Rooms with…

Offbeat Fairs

Offbeat Fairs

Anyone can easily check a couple of event directories and find out, that there are a few thousands of Fairs and Exhibitions in Europe. If you pay closer attention, you will also find out, that the main industry categories split is between 20 and 30. The total of the sub-categories is not more than 200. The…

Busiest Air Routes in Europe

Busiest Air Routes in Europe

It is a common sense to guess, which are the busiest airports in Europe.  Anybody would try with Heathrow, Frankfurt, Charles de Gaulle and then a fast check would confirm it.  Yes, the airports mentioned above are really busy, but as hubs of British Airways, Lufthansa and Air France many are transit passengers. A question…

Airports named after famous people

Airports named after famous people

No doubt, among the airports named after famous people, most favour politicians. The list below also includes examples like aviators, musicians and others. There is no hesitation that it’s a wise approach for paying respect and honour. A monument might stay unnoticed even in the very centre of a city, but if a people named…

The names of the Airports in Europe

The names of the Airports in Europe

There are more than 300 Civil International Airports in Europe. Being curios, we decided to check what is the naming scheme used for naming Airports. In our minds, we though the name should serve be part marketing, part historical, and geographical. Bigger Airports are often located in the outskirts of big cities, suburbs, near smaller…

Hotel Reviews

Hotel Reviews

Welcome to the century of reviews. It seems that very soon, a consumer will be able to write a review about anything.  It is really unbelievable, what incredible power could be hidden in a simple review. Rather than sending complaints to representatives of a company, one is just capable of presenting his own version to…

How far can it go?

How far can it go?

Is there anyone who could prefer software talking to him rather than a human being?  Is it possible that in 10 or 20 years the automated service overtakes other services, like for example a digital hotel receptionist, a digital waiter, taxi driver, tour guide, travel agent etc. Probably in the not too distant future we…

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