Citywing go into liquidation…
CityWing Aviation Services Ltd have released a statement over social media in which the virtual airline announces they have cancelled all of their scheduled airline service after going into Liquidation on 10th March 2017.
The move comes just days after Van Air Europe, the company that operates the virtual airline’s flight, had their route license suspended by the UK Civil Aviation Authority over safety concerns. CityWing’s statement is as follows.
The reason for the suspension of Van Air Europe’s license is still in speculation but the event that lead to the investigation is known. On February 23rd, Van Air Let L-410UVP-E3 OK-LAZ was operating flight V9502 on behalf of Citywing from Isle of Man to Belfast City. The flight plan was filed with alternate airports as Belfast Aldergrove and Isle of Man due to possible bad weather from the oncoming Storm Doris.
The aircraft departed with 550 kg of Jet A-1 fuel (enough…
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