The most attractive ski resort in Bulgaria is open for winter sports. Тhe official launch was given on 3 December, and the Grand opening will be on December 17th. Most of the slopes are ready.
For this winter season, Bansko ski zone is equipped with 400 snow cannons and 12 machines. Big day for skiing lovers started properly, with low temperatures and lots of snow on the slopes. For the moment, a couple of slopes are very well prepared and open for skiing. The conditions are good. Next week more slopes will open.
Until December 19th, price for the daily adult card is 15 euro.
(CNN) - The biggest airliner in the world just got more seats than ever before.
Over the weekend, Emirates airline unveiled a new Airbus A380 outfitted with 615 seats.
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Think about it: 615 passengers is like an entire town flying on one airplane.
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