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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="http://www.flightglobal.com/directory/detail.aspx?aircraftCategory=CommercialAircraft&amp;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="http://www.katowice-airport.com/eng/" 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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  • Wizz adds six winter routes from Poland

    News | 10 Jul 2014 17:43 | Martin Rivers

    Central European budget carrier Wiz Air will add six routes from five Polish airports as part of its upcoming winter schedule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Wizz-adds-six-winter-routes-from-Poland-401282/
  • Wizz Air expands Gdansk base

    News | 22 Apr 2014 15:55

    ​Central European budget carrier Wizz Air has announced expansion plans at its Gdansk basein Poland with a fifth Airbus A320 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Wizz-Air-expands-Gdansk-base-398429/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Avia-Solutions-replaces-Polish-ground-handling-chief-392873/
  • MC Aviation to lease second A320 to Bingo Airways

    News | 03 Apr 2013 09:49

    <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...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MC-Aviation-to-lease-second-A320-to-Bingo-Airways-384144/
  • Ryanair boosts Edinburgh services

    News | 04 Dec 2012 12:28

    <p>Low-cost carrier Ryanair will launch six new routes from Edinburgh and two from Glasgow Prestwick in its summer 2013 schedule.</p><p>New flights from Edinburgh...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ryanair-boosts-Edinburgh-services-379752/
  • Poland’s Bingo Airways launches with first A320

    News | 29 May 2012 15:56 | Martin Rivers

    Polish charter carrier Bingo Airways has started operations with an Airbus A320 - the first of three scheduled to enter its fleet this year. Bingo...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Polands-Bingo-Airways-launches-with-first-A320-372426/