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Air Zimbabwe Backtracks & Claims It Never Purchased Airbus A340s

For more than a year there has been speculation and doubt regarding Air Zimbabwe’s claims that the airline has acquired two Airbus A340 long haul aircraft.   As Air Zimbabwe continued to discuss the acquisition of the Airbus A340 aircraft over the past year, there were cracks in the story, such as the variant of…

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Air Zimbabwe Plane Repo’d & IATA Halts Ticket Sales

Earlier this month I wrote about the troubles of the beleaguered Air Zimbabwe in this post – Air Zimbabwe Skirts Sanctions Narrowly Flying By.   While it may seem as if things could not get much worse for the airline, they have.   Last week, the troubled Air Zimbabwe’s problems took a turn worse as…

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Swiss International Air Lines Unveils The “Hippie Express”

As Swiss International Air Lines prepares to launch its non-stop service from Zurich to San Francisco the airline has unveiled a new special aircraft livery to commemorate the route. As much as I enjoy special airline liveries being introduced by airlines, I have to wonder if the new paint scheme chosen by Swiss International Air…

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Its Earth Day…Do You Know Your Travel Carbon Footprint?

Web: — E-Mail: 22/04/2009 – Its Earth Day…Do You Know Your Travel Carbon Footprint? Happy Earth Day! I know that every day should be Earth Day, but one day each year we stop and actually think about saving this 3rd Rock From The Sun that we live on. As travellers we often have…

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