ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY
MAY 2017 TRAFFIC STATISTICS:
WIZZ AIR GROWS PASSENGER NUMBERS BY 22%, LOAD FACTOR INCREASES 1.0 PPTS TO 91%
Geneva, 5 June 2017: Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger statistics for May 2017.
In May 2017, Wizz Air continued to expand its network and operations with the following announcements:
Base expansion with the deployment of a second Airbus A320 aircraft to Belgrade in Serbia.
Network expansion to 141 airports with the announcement of one new routes to/from Saint Petersburg in Russia.
Delivery of one brand new Airbus A321 aircraft taking the fleet to 81 aircraft.
New NASA Experiments, Research Headed to International Space Station
Credits: NASA TV
Major experiments that will look into the human body and out into the galaxy are on their way to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft following its 5:07 p.m. EDT launch aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.
Cologne Bonn Airport was officially wed to Las Vegas today when Eurowings launched its twice-weekly direct link to the vibrant party city in Nevada. Commencing the German airport’s second connection to the US, the carrier will utilise its fleet of A330s on the 8,824-kilometre sector.
June 2, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have identified the remains of a First World War soldier found near the village of Vendin-le-Vieil, France, as those of Sergeant Harold Wilfred Shaughnessy of St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Sergeant Shaughnessy was a member of the 13th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), a unit perpetuated by The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada, of Montreal.
Vice President Mike Pence will visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston on Wednesday, June 7, to welcome America’s newest astronaut candidates, chosen from more than 18,000 applicants to carry the torch for future human space exploration. The event will air live at 2 p.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Additionally, the Vice President will tour the Christopher C. Kraft Jr. Mission Control Center and hear briefings on current human spaceflight operations.