Published on January 30th, 2023 | by Mark Dwyer


Squawk 7000 – Aviation News Week starting January 30th

Squawk 7000 is bringing you a round-up of aviation news this week, starting January 30th, in association with Flying In Ireland.com. Remember to subscribe and keep us as Ireland’s number one aviation podcast; we will deliver the news to your device every Monday morning.

In the headlines this week, British airline Flybe has ceased trading, and all scheduled flights have been cancelled, authorities have said. The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Saturday morning.

Emerald Airlines carries its one-millionth passenger, less than 12 months since its inaugural flight from Donegal to Dublin and the famous Birr Breakfast Fly-In, the traditional flying season opener, will take place on April 15th next. The fundraising efforts of staff at the airport operating company daa, supported by passengers at Dublin Airport, saw cheques presented totalling €390,000 to three charities following several successful fundraising activities over the past three years.

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About the Author

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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