Space the Final Frontier for Felix

Green Austria

Skydiving daredevil Felix Baumgartner is more than halfway toward his goal of setting a world record for the highest jump. Baumgartner lifted off yesterday (Thurs) for a test jump from Roswell, N.M., aboard a 100-foot helium balloon. He rode inside a pressurized capsule to 71,581 feet — 13.6 miles — and then jumped. He parachuted […]

Emirates boss ‘shocked’ by Lufthansa-linked expansion obstacles


Emirates President Tim Clark has lashed out at Lufthansa as his own airline increases the number of flights between Vienna and Dubai.The Austrian government coalition of Social Democrats (SPÖ) and the People’s Party (ÖVP) granted Emirates another daily flight from Vienna International Airport (VIA or VIE) to Dubai International Airport (DXB) some days ago. The […]