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

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HANGARS

How were the hangars born? To answer this question, it’s interesting to start with the etymology of the term ‘hangar’. It’s very likely that the word came from the Frankish haimgard, which means ‘enclosure annexed to the house’. Do you remember the aviation pioneer Louis Blériot. Well, during...

FLYING WITH CONTACT LENSES

Your life has changed since you’ve been wearing contact lenses. No more dirty, clouded or scratched glasses. No more arms to straighten or tiny screws to find. According to Statista, a market and consumer data platform, around 6% of Italians and Germans wear contact lenses. In...

HARRIET QUIMBY

It is with great pleasure that we dedicate today’s article to Harriet Quimby, an aviation pioneer who did not receive anywhere near as much attention as she should have. It is a shame that aviation history has not dedicated a place of honour to this...

WHO INVENTED THE TROLLEY?

trolley nero a Venezia
55 x 40 x 20 cm These are the maximum measurements allowed for your hand luggage on board our flights. Before 2020, the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the luggage market was constantly growing at a strong +6% per year. Until this point, the sector had...

MARKINGS ON RUNWAYS

If you drive a car or ride a scooter or bike, you’ll certainly be familiar with the markings painted on the tarmac. You know when to stop, overtake or watch out for pedestrians crossing the street. Markings are a fundamental tool for managing mobility on...