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  • Pilot faces accidents branch quizzing after Ryanair wet lease carrier lands at wrong UK airport


    <P><BR>The UK's Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is leading an inquiry into an incident yesterday when a flight operated on behalf of Ryanair landed on a demi-disused air field several kilometres from its intended destinatiuon. <BR><BR>The captain of the Eirjet Airbus A320, operating a UK domestic flight yesterday that landed at Ballykelly UK Army Air Corps&nbsp;base rather than City of Derry airport in Londonderry, 8km (5miles) away, was questioned yesterday by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), but will now face a grilling from the&nbsp;UK AAIB, who has taken over&nbsp;primary investigation of the incident .&nbsp;The Shannon-based airline operates flights under a wet lease agreement with Ryanair.<BR><BR>The AAIB is carrying out the investigation jointly with the Irish Air Accidents Unit into how the&nbsp;mistake happened.&nbsp;&nbsp;The IAA will simultaneously study procedures breakdown, although says the incident "is just something that happens". Ryanair has also launched


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  • Cult rocker John Otway offers fans seats on private World Tour Airbus A340


    UK cult rock artist John Otway has confirmed he is to launch Ot Air, chartering an Airbus A340-400 to accommodate his...


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  • Former Liverpool airport boss to head Shannon

    News | 21 May 2013 12:19

    Shannon Airport has named former Liverpool airport managing director Neil Pakey as its new chief executive. Pakey's three-year term commences on 10...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Former-Liverpool-airport-boss-to-head-Shannon-386157/
  • Strikes loom at Liverpool Airport

    News | 21 Nov 2011 12:00 | Michael Gubisch

    <p>Ground staff at Liverpool John Lennon Airport are planning strike action this week over proposed job losses at ground services provider Servisair.</p><p>Members...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Strikes-loom-at-Liverpool-Airport-365106/
  • Cult rocker John Otway offers fans seats on private World Tour Airbus A340

    News | 03 May 2006 15:29

    UK cult rock artist John Otway has confirmed he is to launch Ot Air, chartering an Airbus A340-400 to accommodate his travelling band of fans following his world tour.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cult-rocker-John-Otway-offers-fans-seats-on-private-World-Tour-Airbus-A340-206345/
  • Pilot faces accidents branch quizzing after Ryanair wet lease carrier lands at wrong UK airport

    News | 30 Mar 2006 08:29

    <P><BR>The UK's Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is leading an inquiry into an incident yesterday when a flight operated on behalf of Ryanair landed on a demi-disused air field several kilometres from its intended destinatiuon. <BR><BR>The captain of the Eirjet Airbus A320, operating a UK domestic flight yesterday that landed at Ballykelly UK Army Air Corps&nbsp;base rather than City of Derry airport in Londonderry, 8km (5miles) away, was questioned yesterday by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), but will now face a grilling from the&nbsp;UK AAIB, who has taken over&nbsp;primary investigation of the incident .&nbsp;The Shannon-based airline operates flights under a wet lease agreement with Ryanair.<BR><BR>The AAIB is carrying out the investigation jointly with the Irish Air Accidents Unit into how the&nbsp;mistake happened.&nbsp;&nbsp;The IAA will simultaneously study procedures breakdown, although says the incident "is just something that happens". Ryanair has also launchedhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pilot-faces-accidents-branch-quizzing-after-Ryanair-wet-lease-carrier-lands-at-wrong-UK-airport-205753/
  • Melanie Humphreys - Airfield safety officer

    News | 15 Feb 2005 00:00

    <p>Melanie Humphreys has worked as an airfield safety officer at Liverpool John Lennon Airport for six months. She is the only woman in a team of seven.</p> <p>What does your job involve?</p> <p>Quite a large part of it is marshalling aircraft onto stands using hand signals and making sure they stop at the right point.</p> <p>We also supervise safety around the apron, making sure all staff wear high visibility jackets and that driving standards are maintained. We regularly inspect the apron and airfield.</p> <p>Liverpool John Lennon is a full international airport so we help to park lots of different aircraft, including Boeing 737s and 757s, freight planes and Hercules.</p> <p>The next move up from my job would be to airfield duty manager.</p> <p>How did you get your job as safety officer?</p> <p>I worked my way up through the airport. I've been here for six years now. I started at Liverpool in a temporary security job and then became an air traffic control assistant and dealt whttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Melanie-Humphreys-Airfield-safety-officer-193953/
  • Budget demand

    News | 31 May 2004 23:00

    <p>Under pressure from no-frills carriers to cut costs to the bone, airports in Europe and beyond are finding new ways to serve this fast-growing sector</p> <p>Ryanair's chief operating officer Michael Cawley could not have had a clearer message for Europe's would-be low-cost airports: &quot;We are dealing with a commodity product. Nobody will pay more to visit your area than somewhere else.&quot; The message was addressed to an audience of French regional airports, gathered in Liverpool for the French Connect seminar, a forum designed to bring them together with the UK low-cost carriers that have been pouring passengers into Europe.</p> <p>Cawley's comments demonstrate the double-edged sword that the low-cost phenomenon has become for airports, particularly regional airports. While they have delivered tremendous growth, they have dictated the terms. &quot;You do not own the passengers. We own the passengers,&quot; says Cawley.</p> <p>Ryanair's base at London Stansted was a white elhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Budget-demand-182261/