Ryanair Boeing 737-800 at Bristol Airport (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Refund law not clear enough says regulator

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said that the law about airline refunds lacks clarity as to who is liable if a flight operates but the passenger can’t travel for legal reasons. The statement was made as the CMA closed its investigation into British Airways and Ryanair over the [read more]

A British Airways Boeing 777-200 takes off from London Heathrow (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
Aviation Engineering & Leasing News

CAA issues warning about aircraft returning from storage

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a series of safety notices about aircraft returning to service after being stored for long periods during the Coronavirus pandemic. The most critical one, SN2021/014 relates to blocked pitot tubes and follows at least three occurrences of blocked pitot tubes causing airspeed [read more]

TUI 737 Max 8 G-TUMA at Manchester Airport
Aviation Safety News

Boeing 737 Max cleared to fly in Europe

The Boeing 737 Max has had its mandatory grounding in Europe ended as the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) clears the type to return to service. The beleaguered 737 Max family was grounded following two fatal crashes linked to its MCAS system which was designed to counteract the affects of [read more]