Sion, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The 23 July 2010 accident on one of Switzerland’s most popular tourist attractions, the Glacier Express, was due entirely to the driver having an inexplicable blackout, the federal public transport specialist who has overseen the investigation told Sonntags Blick magazine. There was no pressure on him to accelerate too soon to […]
Brussels, Belgium (GenevaLunch) – The European Union’s transport commissioner, Antonio Tajani, called for a worldwide blacklist of unsafe airlines, at a press conference in Brussels Tuesday morning 30 June, following the crash of a Yemeni airlines Airbus near the Comoros Islands.
Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – (update) Air France flight 447, which was lost in stormy weather over the Atlantic ocean 1 June, may have benefited from the aircraft meteorological data relay (Amdar) programme, coordinated by the Geneva-based World Meterological Organization (WMO). The WMO told GenevaLunch that two Lufthansa flights in the area at the time were […]