Sunday, September 23, 2018

SNCF plays its Happy Card

The French train operator SNCF has launched the “Happy Card”, designed for regular users of the TGV service. Costing €79 per month, the discount...

First annual Corfu Challenge, winner Proteus “can pretty much do anything”

Across July 3 to 8, the first annual Corfu Challenge was held. At its conclusion, George Sakellaris (owner of two of the competing yachts)...

Train service subject to New Year cancellations

Since Christmas weekend, train travellers have experienced random last minute cancellations of scheduled rail service, even as recently as yesterday. It's no surprise then...

New TER + MONACO pass on sale

French rail operator SNCF and CAM, the Monaco Bus Company, are offering a 75 percent reduction on the cost of a monthly ticket on...

Nice Airport beats record

Despite the atrocity in Nice in the middle of last year, with the loss of 86 lives on July 14, and a subsequent knock-on...

EasyJet pilots vote to strike over fatigue concerns

Pilots working for easyJet, the number-one carrier operating at Nice Airport, are considering strike action in October. A ballot is currently taking place among...

Visa exemption for Monegasques transiting in China

From November 1, Monaco has joined the list of 51 countries for which China applies a visa-free stay from 72 to 144 hours, depending...

Population drops as Airbnb takes off

French daily Le Parisien has reported that the population of Paris fell by 13,660 people between 2009 and 2014. The 1st, 2nd, 4th and...