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A stored Smartwings Boeing 737 MAX sits alongside other aircraft awaiting delivery at Boeing's Paine Field. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Investigation Blames Pilot Error For Smartwings Engine Shutdown Incident

The Czech Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has released the final report on an accident that occurred on Aug. 22, 2019, involving a Smartwings Boeing 737-800 aircraft — registration OK-TVO — that had an engine shutdown in flight while it was flying from Samos, Greece to Prague, Czech Republic operating flight QS1125. The report released by the Accident Investigation Unit of the Czech Aviation Authority (UZPLN), published only in Czech, concludes that “the probable cause of the serious incident was following…

Czech Airlines to Operate Scenic Flights over Prague to Celebrate…

Czech Airlines, the flag carrier of the Czech Republic, is planning to operate a number of scenic joy flights over Prague’s most popular tourist attractions and interesting places. The flights will be operated with the airline’s 70-seat ATR 72 regional aircraft at an altitude of approximately 2600 feet above the…