Ethiopian Airlines pilots switching to Boeing’s Max jet from older 737 models received inadequate training before a deadly crash a year ago, according to a report on the incident.
A transatlantic jet has diverted to Shannon Airport after the crew declared an emergency over Co Donegal, reporting a fuel leak on board.
The accident happened at Duncormick, Co Wexford at approximately 5.45pm this evening.
Australia has given clearance for Singapore Airlines’s SilkAir to store its six Boeing 737 Max aircraft in the country, as the global grounding of the jet continues following two deadly crashes within the past 12 months.
Details of the lucky escape have been published in a report released by the Air Accident Investigation Branch.
His mother said there is now a road in Bangladesh called to the Ryan road while Micheál has been posthumously appointed Chief Engineer of the UN World Food Programme.
The body of a suspected stowaway that fell from a jet hit the ground just one metre from a man sunbathing in his back garden in south London, a neighbour has claimed.
Boeing shares fell as much as 3% yesterday after the US aviation regulator found a new flaw in the 737-Max jet, potentially delaying the aircraft’s return to service and piling more pressure on the planemaker’s suppliers.
Airlines and regulators are gathering in Montreal to discuss a safe and co-ordinated return of Boeing’s grounded 737 Max jets to the skies, following two deadly crashes.
In November 2017, passengers on a plane on a Cork Airport runway used emergency doors after the pilot told them to disembark quickly.
Dennis Muilenburg is used to presiding over sleepy annual meetings as chief executive of Boeing, basking in the glow of a soaring share price.
Passengers who were due to fly on Norwegian’s transatlantic services from Cork and Shannon will be re-routed via Dublin until the end of June.
The skies had been, in aviation parlance, “severe clear” for Dennis Muilenburg since he took the helm at Boeing four years ago.
The airline, which employs around 1,000 people, has now confirmed that it has entirely ceased operations.
Air traffic controllers at Dublin Airport have been told to review procedures for queuing aircraft after a near collision between two planes at a “hot spot” near the runway last year.
The incident occurred at Alicante-Elche Airport on December 23 just before 6pm local time.
The Department of Transport has refused to approve the appointment of a director of consumer protection by the national agency with responsibility for air-passenger rights.
A glitch in air traffic control (ATC) systems software that forced the temporary closure of much of Irish airspace last Tuesday has been resolved.
Air Accident investigators are hoping to enhance the image quality of video recordings taken by parachutists following a jump from an aircraft that subsequently crashed, killing the pilot and a seven-year old passenger.
The boy who was killed in the light airplane crash in Offaly on Sunday afternoon has been remembered as a “happy, smiling young boy” by the principal of his school.
A seven-year-old boy who died in a light aircraft crash in Offaly on Sunday has been named as Kacper Kacprzak.
An investigation is underway after a man died in a light aircraft crash in Co Mayo yesterday.
The two black boxes from the Algerian passenger jet that went down in Mali last week, killing all 118 aboard, have arrived in France for analysis.
French officials have dispatched a military unit to secure the site in restive northern Mali where an Air Algerie plane crashed with the loss of 116 people.
There are fears today that scattered separatist violence may hamper an eventual investigation into what is the third major international aviation disaster in a week.
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