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737 Max makes emergency landing

March 27, 2019 admin 0

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max, on its way to be grounded, made an emergency landing at the Orlando International Airport (OIA) Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. The plane took off from the airport in Orlando, […]

EUROPE

Software hiccup causes headache for German air traffic

March 26, 2019 admin 0

Ongoing software problems at Germany’s air traffic control (DFS) caused restrictions in air traffic throughout Germany on Monday. Germany’s largest airport in Frankfurt announced that the “software malfunction” at the German air traffic control would […]

Business & Money

German shipping freight shows decline

March 26, 2019 admin 0

Freight transport on Germany’s inland waterways fell by 11.1 percent in 2018, the German Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) has said. According to Destatis, a total of 198 million tons of goods were transported via German […]

EUROPE

Italy air strike halts flights

March 26, 2019 admin 0

Air transportation workers went on strike for four hours on Monday to protest wage dumping, job insecurity, the lack of a national collective bargaining contract, and the lack of an industrial plan for Alitalia air […]

Transport

Easyjet adds more flights from Manchester

March 15, 2019 admin 0

EasyJet will base five new aircraft in Manchester from this summer. In addition, easyJet will launch of four new routes from Manchester to Jerez de la Frontera in Spain, Kalamata in Greece, Bari in Italy […]

TOURISM

Profit fall for German carrier Lufthansa

March 15, 2019 admin 0

Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of Lufthansa declined by 4 percent to 2.8 billion euros (3.2 billion U.S. dollars) in the fiscal year 2018, Germany’s largest airline announced on Thursday. According to Lufthansa, […]

News

France to help with 737 Max crash probe

March 14, 2019 admin 0

France’s Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety of France (BEA) said on Thursday it had received the two black boxes of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane to investigate the cause of the […]

Transport

Georgia adds name to 737 Max ban

March 14, 2019 admin 0

Georgian Civil Aviation Agency (GCAA) announced Wednesday that it has temporarily prohibited all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 operations in Georgian airspace, in order to ensure the safety of passengers and aircraft operations. […]

News

Dutch government buys into KLM

February 28, 2019 admin 0

The Dutch state has now taken a 14 percent stake in Air France-KLM, with which it now has completed the buying of shares of the Franco-Dutch airline, the Dutch government announced on Wednesday. That follows […]