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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.