PJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines ПАО “Аэрофло́т – Росси́йские авиали́нии”, PAO Aeroflot—Rossiyskiye avialinii), commonly known as Aeroflot (is the flag carrier and largest airline of the Russian Federation.The airline was founded and operated since 1923, making Aeroflot one of the oldest active airlines in the world. Aeroflot is headquartered in the Central Administrative Okrug, Moscow, with its hub being Sheremetyevo International Airport. The airline flies to 146 destinations in 52 countries, excluding codeshared services.
Yakhonty Istra is a modern hotel near Moscow located 55 km from Moscow on the picturesque bank of the Istra reservoir.
Beautiful nature, well-groomed territory with an area of more than 15 hectares, literally immersed in the greenery of forests, a high level of service and comfort, a variety of services and entertainment have made Yakhonty Istra a popular holiday destination in the Moscow region.
The Gardens by the Bay is a nature park spanning 101 hectares (250 acres) in the Central Region of Singapore, adjacent to the Marina Reservoir. The park consists of three waterfront gardens: Bay South Garden , Bay East Garden and Bay Central Garden . The largest of the gardens is the Bay South Garden at 54 hectares (130 acres) designed by Grant Associates. Its Flower Dome is the largest glass greenhouse in the world.
Gardens by the Bay was part of the nation’s plans to transform its “Garden City” to a “City in a Garden”, with the aim of raising the quality of life by enhancing greenery and flora in the city.
Being one of the popular tourist attractions in Singapore, the park received 6.4 million visitors in 2014, while topping its 20 millionth visitor mark in November 2015 and over 50 million in 2018.
Coolest pool in Singapore with spectacular views in the very center of Singapore.
Great location and a resonabel hotel for tourism. Spatious rooms and 3 swimming pools. Food a bit blank but staff tries hard. As the resort is contracted with charter companies it becomes a bit worn down.
In the middle of Kata beach it has many restaurant and bar options. Not far to Karon, Kata Noi and Nai Harn beaches.
Beatiful hotel next to the beach in Khao Lak. Perfect spot for relax and with access to the beatiful beach.
Really great place with a wonderful sand, vast beach.
Walking distance to the elephant home.
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Qantas Airways Limited (/ˈkwɒntəs/) is the flag carrier of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations. It is the third oldest airline in the world, after KLM and Avianca, having been founded in November 1920; it began international passenger flights in May 1935. The Qantas name comes from “QANTAS“, an acronym for its original name, “Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services“, and it is nicknamed “The Flying Kangaroo”. Qantas is a founding member of Oneworld, an airline alliance.
The airline is based in the Sydney suburb of Mascot, adjacent to its main hub at Sydney Airport. As of March 2014, Qantas had a 65% share of the Australian domestic market and carried 14.9% of all passengers travelling in and out of Australia.Various subsidiary airlines operate to regional centres and on some trunk routes within Australia under the QantasLink banner. Qantas also owns Jetstar Airways, a low-cost airline that operates both international services from Australia and domestic services within Australia and New Zealand; and holds stakes in a number of other Jetstar-branded airlines.
Their proximity to one another has made the site a popular tourist attraction. Seven of the original eight stacks remain standing at the Twelve Apostles viewpoint, after one collapsed in July 2005. Though the view from the promontory by the Twelve Apostles never included twelve stacks, additional stacks—not considered part of the Apostles group—are located to the west within the national park.
The Airbus A380 is the world’s largest passenger airliner, a wide-body aircraft manufactured by Airbus. Airbus studies started in 1988 and the project was announced in 1990 to challenge the dominance of the Boeing 747 in the long haul market. The A3XX project was presented in 1994; Airbus launched the €9.5 billion ($10.7 billion) A380 programme on 19 December 2000. The first prototype was unveiled in Toulouse on 18 January 2005, with its first flight on 27 April 2005. It obtained its EASA and FAA type certificates on 12 December 2006. Difficulties in electrical wiring caused a two-year delay and the development cost ballooned to €18 billion.
It was first delivered to Singapore Airlines on 15 October 2007 and entered service on 25 October. Production peaked at 30 per year in 2012 and 2014. However, Airbus concedes that its $25 billion investment for the aircraft cannot be recouped. On 14 February 2019, after Emirates reduced its last orders in favour of the A350 and the A330neo, Airbus announced that A380 production would end by 2021.
The full-length double-deck aircraft has a typical seating capacity of 525, though it is certified for up to 853 passengers. It is powered by four Engine Alliance GP7200 or Rolls-Royce Trent 900 turbofans providing a range of 8,000 nmi (14,800 km). As of July 2019, Airbus has received 290 firm orders and delivered 239 aircraft; Emirates is the biggest A380 customer with 123 ordered, of which 112 have been delivered.
As Sweden celebrates its national holiday today, it’s a great occasion to take a bird’s-eye view on the country.
By revisiting the many global rankings out there, it becomes evident that Sweden is among the best countries in the world at just about everything of import — from gender equality and tech startups to pension systems and social progress. The World Economic Forum also made note of this recently.
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