A view from the outside
“Be fair. Be objective. Don’t just come to conclusions based on one-sided evidence.” Mahinda Rajapaksa (*1945), Sri Lankan president (2005–2015) and prime minister (since 2019)
A lightweight becomes a heavyweight
“The most important person is the one you are with at this moment.” Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1828 – 1910), Russian writer, farmer and philosopher
Hitting the perfect note
“What’s best in music isn’t to be found in the notes.” Gustav Mahler (1860 – 1911), Austrian composer and conductor
Those wonderful moments
“The most wonderful thing in the world is to see a new day.” Maxim Gorky (1868 – 1936), Russian raconteur, revolutionary and playwright
"Appetites are returning"
Edouard Mathieu, who has worked for the operator of the Parisian airports since 1999, expects unrequited interest in exotic destinations and a gradual end to travel restrictions in summer to result in passenger volumes returning to around 60% of their pre-pandemic levels. ITJ...
At the right time
Not many two-legged animals take to the skies these days – but some international jet-setting four-legged creatures, in contrast, stopped over at Qatar Airways hub in Doha recently. Kirsten de Bruijn talked to ITJ editor Andreas Haug about the measures necessary to transport...
Fluorescent green in the saddle
“Air and exercise provide the best sanitary council.” Theodor Fontane (1819–1898), German writer, journalist, storyteller and theatre critic
Europe’s largest intermodal terminal is currently under construction in Fényeslitke, in eastern Hungary, almost in sight of the border with Slovakia and Ukraine. ITJ correspondent Claudia Benetti took a closer look at a western gateway to Asia and an eastern gateway to Europe.
Thinking ahead of developments
Surely board member Maurizio Sartori expected the 40th anniversary of Verona-based Nova Systems to be rather different from what they’re experiencing these days. The company has learnt its lessons from the fallout from the pandemic and has, together with its customers,...
A Pink Ship Across the Oceans
“A woman is like a tea bag. You can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962), diplomat, human rights advocate and wife of US president F.D. Roosevelt.