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Ryanair makes first loss since 2014

Budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has posted 3rd Quarter losses of £17.2m, its first loss since 2014, despite passenger numbers being up. The airline blamed lower fare prices and excess winter capacity for the losses as well as a much higher fuel bill, up 32%. Traffic with the airline grew 8% [read more]

Turkmenistan Airlines Boeing 757-200 (Image: Aero Icarus CC BY-SA2.0)
Aviation safety news

Turkmenistan Airlines banned from UK and Europe

Turkmenistan Airlines (T5/TUA) has been banned from flying its aircraft into European and UK airspace after the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) expressed doubts about its safety standards. Placing the airline on its blacklist stops the airline, which operates a 27-year-old Boeing 757-200 on its routres from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) [read more]

Wreckage of N264DB
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AAIB says body visible in Sala plane wreckage

The Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB) has confirmed that one body is visible in the wreckage of the Piper Malibu N264DB that was found on the seabed near the channel islands yesterday. The plane went missing on Monday 21st January with pilot David Ibbotson and Premier League Footballer, Emiliano Sala [read more]

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One dead in Essex microlight accident

Essex police have confirmed that the pilot of a microlight that crashed earlier today has died at the scene, he was the only person onboard the aircraft. Speaking about the accident, a spokesperson for the Police said: “Officers attended and, sadly, a man aged in his 50s was pronounced dead [read more]

London Southend Airport

New Southend to Newquay service for Summer

Stobart Air is adding a daily service from London Southend Airport (SEN/EGMC) to Newquay Airport (NQY/EGHQ) in Cornwall. Operating under a Flybe codeshare the service will begin on the 1st April, initially as a 5-day per week service but will increase to daily from the 1st May. The route will [read more]