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Indra to lead FCAS new generation sensors design

Indra, along with Thales and the consortium FCMS, received the green light to begin the concept study of the Future Combat Air System sensors....


British Airways Boeing 747 catches fire at Castellón Airport

A decommissioned British Airways Boeing 747 stored at Castellón Airport caught fire for an unknown reason....


Despite governmental aid, Air Europa to follow Norwegian’s fate?

After receiving €475 million rescue package from the government, Spanish carrier Air Europa might face a discontinuation of bailouts....


Airbus unveils new training and light combat aircraft for Spain

Airbus Defense & Space revealed a new tailor-made project for Spain, the Airbus Future Jet Trainer (AFJT). It could eventually be used to train pilots on the sixth-generation European fighter jets....


Close but no crash: two Ryanair Boeing 737 near-miss above Spain

A new incident report released by the Spanish Civil Aviation Accident and Incident Investigation Commission (CIAIAC) showcased just how close two Ryanair Boeing 737s came to colliding mid-air, as air traffic struggled to communicate properly....


Passengers leave & re-enter Flybe Embraer E195 during evacuation

Smoke and fumes invading Flybe Embraer 195 cabin resulted in an emergency evacuation. During the event, some passengers exited and re-entered the aircraft while others sustained minor injuries trying to leave via overwing doors and rear slides, Britain’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) reported on September 17, 2020....


A320 flies without engine covers after crew forgets to latch them

On November 8, 2018, Vueling Airbus A320-200 (registered as EC-MDZ) took off from Bilbao, Spain (BIO). Right after the take-off, a warning message was received by the pilots, and one passenger notified a flight attendant that an engine seems to be missing a cover. Nevertheless, the flight continued as normal....


How the pandemic highlighted Ryanair’s major weakness

While in 2019 Ryanair became the most popular airline in Europe in terms of passenger numbers, the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted a major weakness at the low-cost airline....


Legacy of the deadliest aviation crash in 1977

While the events in Tenerife on March 27, 1977, left the bloodiest mark in aviation's history, it also left a long-standing legacy that improved the safety of everyone onboard an aircraft....


Airbus halts production in France and Spain due to coronavirus

Airbus announced the temporary suspension of its production in some of its plants located in France and Spain. The halt will last for four days and give time to set up "strict conditions" of safety to ensure the health of employees facing the epidemic of coronavirus COVID-19....