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INFORMATIONAL Dec 05, 2023 How Aircraft Conduct Search and Rescue Operations Aircraft have been used in search and rescue operations for a variety of purposes, and not just in modern times. This article explores the intricacies of the use of aircraft within search and rescue operations, revealing how technology advancement has played a crucial role in the use of aircraft within search and rescue. Read More →
NEWS Sep 09, 2023 How Airlines are Responding to Morocco's 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake On September 8, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit Morocco, killing over 1300 people. The quake struck the High Atlas Mountains, near the famous tourist destination city of Marrakesh. The damage to buildings and historical sites means that tourism will be unlikely to return to full force for the foreseeable future, leading to less flight demand. Read More →
NEWS May 25, 2023 Aircraft Affected After Mt. Etna Erupts Beside Italian Airport In the early morning hours of Sunday, May 21, the tallest volcano in Europe, Mount Etna, began to erupt. The eruption, which was the most active in 30 years, spewed hundreds of tons of volcanic ash into the atmosphere above Sicily. This prompted¬† ENAC, the Italian aviation authority, to decide to close most of the airspace above Sicily due to the threat that volcanic ash poses to aviation. Read More →