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  • Spanish 737's low approach wrecks Katowice Airport lighting

    <P>Polish investigators are investigating a serious incident in which a chartered Air Europa <A href=";manufacturerType=CommercialAircraft&amp;navigationItemId=389&amp;aircraftId=150&amp;manufacturer=3005&amp;keyword=&amp;searchMode=Manufacturer" target=_blank>Boeing&nbsp;737-800 </A>descended far below the approach path and destroyed dozens of approach lights while landing at <A href="" target=_blank>Katowice&nbsp;Airport</A>.</P> <P>The aircraft had been chartered by the United Nations and was returning from Lebanon with 114 Polish peacekeeping soldiers, plus a crew of 11, on board.</P> <P>While landing on 27 October it struck several directional guidance and flashing approach lamps – ranging from a few centimetres to more than 10m (32ft) tall – and suffered extensive damage to its fuselage, wings, flap fairings, lights and the nacelles on its <A href="htt

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  • ILS inactive before CRJ700 landed on closed runway

    News | 11 Aug 2014 13:59 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Polish investigators have disclosed that the instrument landing system at Katowice was inactive when a Lufthansa CityLine flight, carrying out a visual approach, landed on a closed runway.
  • Wizz to return to Belfast in 2015

    News | 06 Aug 2014 16:35 | Oliver Clark

    Wizz Air will start a new service from Belfast International to Lithuanian capital Vilnius on 22 April 2015.
  • Wizz adds six winter routes from Poland

    News | 10 Jul 2014 18:43 | Martin Rivers

    Central European budget carrier Wiz Air will add six routes from five Polish airports as part of its upcoming winter schedule.
  • Wizz Air expands Gdansk base

    News | 22 Apr 2014 16:55

    ​Central European budget carrier Wizz Air has announced expansion plans at its Gdansk basein Poland with a fifth Airbus A320 aircraft.
  • Avia Solutions replaces Polish ground handling chief

    News | 12 Nov 2013 12:38 | Michael Gubisch

    Baltic Ground Services is planning to significantly grow its Polish business with the appointment of a new chief executive for the unit.
  • MC Aviation to lease second A320 to Bingo Airways

    News | 03 Apr 2013 10:49

    <p>Japan's MC Aviation Partners (MCAP) will lease an Airbus A320 aircraft to Polish charter carrier Bingo Airways from May.</p><p>This will be the second aircraft...