Violent Rapid fans have air fare paid by club


Rapid Vienna officials face fresh pressure over revelations they paid for the flight tickets for two violent fans last week.The Birmingham Mail newspaper claims Rapid decided to cough up the cost of the air transfer of a pair of hooligans who missed their scheduled flight after being put in custody for assaulting a steward at […]

Bures rules out flight ticket tax


Social Democratic (SPÖ) Infrastructure Minister Doris Bures has rejected calls for a taxation of flight tickets.The German government coalition of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) and the Free Democratic Party (FDP) recently announced plans to charge tickets from next year to force aviation companies into doing their bit to help restore the state […]

Stowaway ‘frozen stiff’ after Vienna – London flight

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A Romanian survived a flight from Vienna to London – by clinging on to the plane’s landing gear, according to reports.Newspapers report today (Tues) that the 20-year-old man “dropped frozen stiff from the fixed landing gear” of the United Arab Emirates State fleet aircraft after its landing at London-Heathrow on Sunday.The jumbo jet landed at […]

Lohan payback sorted, Lugner claims


“Mean Girls” star Lindsay Lohan is to be forced to pay back a speculated 200,000 Euro fee she took for attending the Vienna Opera Ball with a veteran playboy and then failed to turn up.The 23-year-old actress was due to be guest of honour at the posh Viennese bash, but was so late for the […]