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    Talking Point

    After weeks of frigid gloom, spring was in the UK air, just in time for a dramatic deterioration of the weather in your correspondent’s chosen holiday destination - Iceland.

    Talking Point’s flight with the ambitiously-named Wow Air was three hours late due to snowstorms in Reykjavik, but such setbacks are inevitable in the accumulation of tangential anecdotes for aviation blogs.

    We eventually boarded our unmarked plane (Wow evidently took budget airline operations seriously) and were treated to some deadpan Nordic comedy from the pilot. “Welcome on board. Flight time will be...

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    24/10/2014 - 14:05

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    Travel Blog

    08/10/2014 - 14:38
    Madrid: European MROs told to be prepared

    MRO Network's Juliet Trew reports from MRO Europe in Madrid on the warning to maintenance providers to make sure they are prepared for risks posed by threats such as the ebola outbreak, as well as from the challenges within our sector.
    The Eurozone has had a pretty tough few years following the economic downturn with debt crises, austerity measures and geopolitical unrest, all of which has impacted the commercial aviation sector. But better times are around the corner according to industry experts presenting at the opening session of MRO Europe in Madrid yesterday (October 7).

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