Air accidents

Essential tips for leisure travellers

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As we are nearing the Easter holiday break, we have compiled some essential tips for those intending to travel in the near future. More …

Could plans to reform pilot flying hours increase risk of accidents?

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MPs have reported on proposed changes to flying hours for pilots, deciding that the reforms could put passengers at risk.The EU is currently considering harmonisation of the rules on the number of hours pilots can fly. More …

Volcanic ash accounts for large proportion of insurance claims

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A survey by Finacord indicated that 5.4 per cent of reported claims were a direct result of the volcanic ash cloud activity which shut down much of European air space for almost 2 weeks. More …