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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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    News | 14 Apr 2015 13:59 | Michael Gubisch

    Belfast airport's passenger volume is gradually recovering as low-cost airlines expand their footprint at the Northern Irish gateway.
  • Wizz boosts Polish links

    News | 08 Apr 2015 14:03 | Alex Derber

    Budget operator Wizz Air has added 10 new routes from four Polish airports as part of its summer schedule.
  • Wizz to introduce allocated seating

    News | 02 Apr 2015 06:45 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Central European budget carrier Wizz Air is switching to allocated seating from next month.
  • Wizz closes down Ukrainian division

    News | 26 Mar 2015 11:43 | Michael Gubisch

    Central European budget carrier Wizz Air is dissolving its Ukrainian subsidiary and reducing its operations to the conflict-riven country.
  • 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.