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BOC Aviation Orders $8.8 Billion of Boeing Planes

Boeing has just announced an order from BOC Aviation worth $8.8 billion. According to the news, BOC is to get 50 737 MAX 8s, 30 Next-Generation 737-800s and two 777-300ERs (Extended Range) aircraft making it the largest order ever or the airline.

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Orange Grove in the Botanical Park and Gardens, Fournes, Crete

August Is for Celebrating the Garazo Citrus Festival

Every year, toward the end of summer, the local villages around Crete celebrate a variety of festive occasions. In the Rethymno area, the tiny village of Garazo is not exception, locals and visitors each year celebrate a wonderful Citrus Festival there. Organized by the Cultural Association of Garazo, participants were treated to our island’s best traditional citrus recipes and more there last weekend.

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EU Sanctions Can’t Keep Aeroflot’s Budget Airline Down

Apparently western sanctions can’t keep a Russian airline giant down. Aeroflot’s being forced to ground fledgling budget airline Dobrolyot over EU sanctions disrupting aircraft leases may turn out to be a blessing in disguise for Russia’s biggest airline.

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Motel One Expands Europe Footprint

German budget hotel group Motel One has just released its 2014 half year performance results. The hotel group, which has grown to offer more than 50 hotels in 4 countries, also reached €114 million euro in sales versus €95 million in the previous year.
The group also reported on four new hotels and occupancy rates in excess of 72% across their prope

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