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Solar Impulse Lifts Off For Madrid
2012-07-06 07:17:33

UPDATE Solar Impulse took off from Rabat-Sale International Airport (Morocco) at 6:17 (local time) July 6. The plane, piloted by Bertrand Piccard, should land in Madrid-Barajas airport in Spain around 12:30 a.m. (local time) on July 7. Once the plane arrives in Madrid, a few days of events will follow, before the team makes the final flight home to Payerne, Switzerland. For the main article, go here.

Solar Impulse Flight To Madrid Rescheduled
2012-07-05 14:38:16

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg have rescheduled the second-to-last-stage flight of their journey home, a journey that has so far taken them more than 2,400 miles and across two continents flying only on the energy of the Sun. The flight from Rabat-Sale International Airport in Morocco to Madrid, Spain was originally scheduled for a 3 July liftoff, but was later postponed due to extreme high- and...

2012-04-27 23:02:33

Annual award designed to honor outstanding efforts in the parks and recreation field. Chattanooga TN (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 The first annual PlayCore Hero winner was recently announced in Long Beach CA. PlayCore, a Chattanooga based company that promotes its mission and values by giving back to communities in a variety of ways, wanted to create a vehicle to reward the inspirational people they meet throughout the course of business. Bob Farnsworth, PlayCore CEO explains, “We are...

2008-09-24 09:00:31

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMB Property Corporation(R) , a leading global developer and owner of industrial real estate, today announced it has leased more than 157,000 square feet (14,600 square meters) of a development immediately adjacent to Madrid's Barajas International Airport, one of Europe's top ten cargo airports. The development has been leased to three customers, including approximately 104,000 square feet (9,700 square meters) to Leche Pascual, a leading...

2008-08-23 00:00:00

There are no delays expected at Exeter International Airport this weekend as a result of the Madrid plane crash. The incident, which happened on Wednesday at the Barajas Airport, saw only 19 people survive and 153 passengers and crew lose their lives. A Spanair flight is due to depart from Exeter tomorrow afternoon. Stephen Ayres, communications manager for Exeter International Airport, said: "We do not envisage any problems over the weekend relating to the incident in Madrid." Among...

2008-08-21 12:01:08

By EMILY MOULTON MORE than 150 people have died in a horrific plane crash at Madrid's Barajas airport yesterday in what has been described as Spain's worst air disaster in 30 years. Spanair Flight JK5022 - bound for the city of Las Palmas on Gran Canaria - was barely airborne when it sped off the end of the runway and crashed, before breaking into pieces and bursting into flames. Less than two dozen of the 166 passengers and nine crew on board are said to have survived. It is not...

2008-08-20 18:00:37

PARIS - At least 45 people died today and another 44 were injured when an airliner en route to the Canary Islands of Spain swerved off the end of a runway at Madrid airport, Spanish officials said. "There were 178 passengers on board including the crew," a spokesman for the government in the Madrid district said. "There are 45 dead and 44 injured." A Red Cross official said the Spanair flight swerved off the runway during take-off. The government spokesman, who did not give his name,...

2008-08-04 09:00:41

Spain's airport authority to be partially privatized MADRID, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Spanish government has authorized 30-percent privatization of the national airport authority. Spain's Cabinet Council on Friday approved the reorganization plan for Airports and Aerial Navigations (AENA), presented by Public Works Minister Magdalena Alvarez. The measure will see the separation of aerial navigation and airport management in the country. A new company will be set up to manage the...

2006-02-09 09:43:04

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish Winter Olympic team have got off to an unfortunate start to the Games with several members of the 31-strong squad still waiting for their luggage to turn up after arriving in Turin on Monday. Competitors were left without skis, snowboards and cases after their luggage was lost on departure from the newly opened terminal at Madrid's Barajas airport, Spanish media reported on Thursday. "Things haven't started well for reasons that have nothing to do with...

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