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Newsworthy Photo of the Day – May 24, 2013

First Nation Airways Airbus A319-113 5N-FNE (msn 660) DUB (Greenwing). Image: 912238.

Copyright Photo: Greenwing.

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Alitalia receives approval to acquire Wind Jet, with stipulations

Alitalia (2nd) (Rome) has received approval from the anti-trust regulators to acquire Wind Jet (Catania). However due competitive issues, Alitalia must give five slot pairs of Wind Jet for other carriers. This will be the end of Wind Jet which started operations on June 18, 2003.

Read the full report from Reuters Italia (in Italian): CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Richard Vandervord. Airbus A319-113 EI-DVU (msn 660) lines up to land at London (Gatwick).

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The final accident report for AF 447 is issued

Air France‘s (Paris) tragic flight AF 447 will soon be put to rest but the safety implications are bound to last longer. The final French accident report has been issued blaming pilot error, defective pitot sensors, inadequate training and insufficient oversight spreading the blame to several entities. 228 people were killed on June 1, 2009 when the pictured Airbus A330-203 registered as F-GZCP plunged into the Atlantic Ocean.

Read the full report from IOL News: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Paul Denton.

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Investigators call off search for missing Air France Flight Data Recorders

Air France’s Airbus A330-203 F-GZCP (msn 660), which crashed tragically on June 1, 2009 in the Atlantic Ocean, will probably remain a mystery. Investigators have called off their search for the Flight Data Recorder and the Cockpit Voice Recorder.

Air France flight AF 447 operating from Rio de Janeiro to Paris (CDG) plunged into the Atlantic Ocean during a thunderstorm, killing 228 people.

Read the full report from Reuters:

CLICK HERE

In other news, Air France-KLM will be considering a purchase of either the Airbus A350-900 or the Boeing 787-900. A decision is expected next year.

Read the full report from Reuters:

CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Paul Denton. F-GZCP arrives at Dubai before the crash.

Victims of AF 447 were not given any warning of crash

News link:

www.independent.ie/national-news/flight-447-victims-given-no-warning-of-crash-1980655.html

Copyright Photo: Paul Denton.

Air France issues statement on pitot probes

 

The doomed Airbus A330-203 F-GZCP (msn 660) is seen before the tragic crash.  Copyright Photo: Ole Simon.

The doomed Airbus A330-203 F-GZCP (msn 660) is seen before the tragic crash. Copyright Photo: Ole Simon.

Link:

 

http://alphasite.airfrance.com/s01/?L=1