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    Sunwing restarts operations after 230 days


    Canada’s Sunwing Airlines began flying last week after 230 days during which the holiday specialist had grounded its fleet in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Passenger sues five Canadian carriers


    Canadian airlines Air Canada, WestJet, Swoop, Air Transat and Sunwing have been accused of breach of contract in a class action lawsuit filed in the province of British Colombia for refusing to give passengers refunds to purchased tickets after the coronavirus severely impacted both domestic and international air travel.

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    Taxiing 737 twice returned to gate after fuel spills


    ​Pilots of a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737-800 twice returned to the gate to deal with fuel spills during taxiing ahead of a service from Portugal's Faro airport.

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    Probe into 737 near-overrun details temperature blunders


    Pilots of a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737-800 twice entered an incorrect temperature figure during take-off calculations, leading to its departing Belfast with insufficient thrust and virtually overrunning the runway.

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    Sunwing 737 Max suffers spurious indication incident


    ​Canadian investigators have disclosed that engineers replaced an air data computer on a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 after the crew received spurious indications from the aircraft’s instruments.

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    Passengers with bags slowed WestJet 737 evacuation: TSB


    ​The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has again called attention to the problem of passengers carrying luggage during emergency aircraft evacuations.

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    Temperature error behind Sunwing 737's near-overrun


    ​Preliminary analysis indicates that a temperature data-entry error introduced during take-off calculations resulted in a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737-800's almost failing to become airborne during departure from Belfast.

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    Inquiry probes laboured 737 take-off from Belfast


    ​Canadian investigators have disclosed that a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737-800 damaged lighting at the end of the runway during a prolonged take-off from Belfast.

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    Sunwing adds more 737-800s to AFI KLM E&M component contract


    ​Canadian leisure carrier Sunwing has extended a component repair and overhaul contract with Air France Industries KLM Engineering and Maintenance for four new Boeing 737-800s.