Published on May 8th, 2023 | by Mark Dwyer


Squawk 7000 – Aviation News Week starting May 8th

Welcome to Squawk 7000’s weekly round-up of aviation news, brought to you in partnership with Flying In Ireland.com and Pilot.ie. This episode is brought to you by Pilot.ie they are Ireland’s leading online resource for student, private, and commercial pilots. Discover comprehensive flight training, aviation resources, and more tailored to your needs as www.pilot.ie 

Remember to subscribe and keep us your top choice for Ireland’s aviation podcast, delivering news to your device every Monday morning. This week’s headlines, The Regional Airports Programme 2021-2025 public consultation launched by the Department of Transport. Emerald Airlines launches new Cork-Bristol route with eco-friendly ATR 72-600 aircraft. Avia Solutions establishes global headquarters in Dublin, creating 50 jobs. Ryanair and Repsol sign MOU to advance Sustainable Aviation Fuel supply in Spain & Portugal, and the National Flight Centre gets Irish Aviation Authority approval for EASA-type rating training.

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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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