Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward.
Leonardo Da Vinci

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WHO INVENTED THE AIRPLANE TRAY TABLE?

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The first ever meal was served on a flight from London to Paris on 1 May 1927. The luxury service was called ‘Silver Wing’ because in those days the most exclusive airplanes had shining silver fuselages. Silver Wing lunches consisted of highly sophisticated dishes, a...

HOW DO HELICOPTERS FLY?

To understand how helicopters fly, you have to forget everything you know about airplanes for a moment. The first and rather obvious difference is visible to the naked eye: helicopters fly thanks to a rotary wing, whereas airplanes fly with fixed wings. Some history Let’s go back...

PRIDE! THERE’S A TOUCH OF TURQUOISE IN THE RAINBOW TOO

As an airline, we’re interested first and foremost in the needs of all of our passengers, whether they’re occasional travellers or frequent flyers. In the past few weeks, we’ve used the rainbow flag as our profile picture on our social media. Most people know that...

ENJOY YOUR TRIP… WITH PEACE OF MIND!

Travel insurance is often considered an ‘optional extra’ or a ‘luxury service’ when we are planning our holidays. Sometimes we think that taking out insurance means paying an extra charge for our trip, without considering the many advantages of guaranteeing our peace of mind and...

LEONARDO DA VINCI AND THE FLYING MACHINES

Leonardo Da Vinci, the genius. It’s hard to describe who Leonardo Da Vinci was using mere words. The greatness of the Florentine painter, sculptor, illustrator, scientist, philosopher, architect, mathematician, engineer, anatomist, botanist and musician is conveyed by his very name, which is famous all over the...