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  Air Transat Flight 236 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Air Transat Flight 236 was an Air Transat route between Toronto and Lisbon flown by Captain Robert Piché and First Officer Dirk or Dick Dejager.
During the course of the flight, the pilots had noticed a fuel imbalance between the fuel tanks in the left and right wings of the aircraft and had attempted to remedy this by opening a cross-feed valve between the tanks.
Air Transat accepted responsibility for the incident and was fined $250,000 by the Canadian government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Air_Transat_Flight_236   (927 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Air Transat Flight 236   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Air Transat is an airline based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, operating scheduled and charter flights and serving 90 destinations in 25 countries.
Air Transat Flight 236 was an Air Transat route between Toronto and Lisbon flown by pilot Robert Piché and co-pilot Dick Dejager.
Air Transat specializes in charter flights from several Canadian and European cities to vacation destinations, mainly in the south during the winter months and in Europe during the summer.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Air-Transat-Flight-236   (1816 words)

  
 Air Transat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the summer season its main destinations are Europe and domestic flights within Canada and in the winter season the Caribbean, Mexico, USA and South America.
On August 24, 2001, Air Transat Flight 236, flying from Toronto to Lisbon, had to land in the Azores after running out of fuel.
On March 6, 2005, on an Air Transat flight from Cuba to Quebec, using an Airbus A310-300 with 9 crew and 261 passengers on board, most of the rudder separated during the cruise.
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Transat Flight 236 carrying 291 passengers and 13 crew from Toronto to Lisbon overnight was prepared to put down in the Atlantic Ocean but managed to land at 5:46 a.m.
Another Air Transat jet was due to arrive in the Azores late on Friday at the airport at Ponta Delgada.
The passengers from Flight 236 were being transported by boat to Ponta Delgada where they would board the plane for a short flight to Lisbon.
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 The Air Transat Flame-out (with Photos)
The senior Air Transat executive, while acknowledging that mistakes were made in maintenance, flatly rejected allegations published in The Globe and Mail this week that the company ignored the mechanic's concerns after the engine was installed.
The engine, lent to Air Transat by Rolls Royce to replace one of the airline's spares, was from an earlier model of the jet.
Air Canada, which operates eight A330s, all of which have Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines, undertook and completed inspection of the powerplants to ensure no mechanical conditions existed of the type that may have contributed to the Air Transat emergency.
www.iasa.com.au /folders/images/airtransat/revelations.html   (2392 words)

  
 FlightSim.Com: Opinion-Editorial
Air Transat was fined by the Canadian Federal Government and was placed under restrictions for trans-Atlantic travel.
Air Transat must now fly within 60 minutes of an airport at all times for no less than two years until the Canadian National Transportation Safety Board is satisfied that Air Transat has corrected its issues.
Air Transat still flies the A330 that was involved in Flight 236.
www.flightsim.com /cgi/kds?$=main/op-ed/ed269.htm   (1325 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Air Transat Flight 236
Air Transat Flight 236 was an Air Transat route between Toronto and Lisbon.
On August 24, 2001 the flight ran out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean with 306 passengers on board.
The outcome of the incident was also due to the flight being rerouted on a more southerly route across the Atlantic.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Air_Transat_Flight_236   (413 words)

  
 Media centre
Air Transat supports the recommendations included in the report, all of which apply to the industry as a whole.
Following the occurrence, Air Transat developed and implemented a comprehensive action plan that was submitted to Transport Canada, and took additional precautionary initiatives.
Air Transat is a member of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated company specializing in the organization, marketing, and distribution of holiday travel.
www.transat.com /en/media_centre/2.0.media.centre.asp?id=827   (877 words)

  
 ALPA News Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
MONTREAL, QC - The union representing pilots at Air Transat accepts the findings of the report of the Portuguese Office for the Prevention and Investigation of Aircraft Accidents released yesterday on the incident involving Air Transat Flight 236 on August 24, 2001.
The investigation left no doubt that flight crews, even in today's sophisticated aircraft, still require clear, unambiguous indications of technical problems if they are to make the accurate, timely professional judgments expected of them.
For example, the Safety Management System is now the guiding factor in the Air Transat safety culture -and the company is often cited as a positive example to the aviation industry around the world.
www.alpa.org /DesktopModules/ALPA_Documents/ALPA_DocumentsView.aspx?itemid=875&ModuleId=785&Tabid=73   (380 words)

  
 Air Transat Flight 236   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Air Canada operates the A 330-300 on short, medium and long range flights with a total capacity of 292 passengers.vBulletin v3.0.8, Copyright ©:2000-2005, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. London Free Press: Air Transat Pilots Cited In...
Air Transat Flight 236 &8226Acting on behalf of International and Canadian aircraft leasing companies with respect to a multi-million dollar claim against Boeing, Bahamasair and others with respect to inducing breaches of aircraft leases.
Air Transat Flight 236 The donor landing gear was originally outfitted on an Airbus A330 airliner operated by Air Transat, a Canadian air charter company.
www.airline-picks.com /directory/air-flight/air-transat-flight-236.html   (702 words)

  
 Definition of Air Transat Flight 236
On August 24, 2001 the flight ran out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean with 291 passengers on board.
Fortunately, the pilots on the airplane, an Airbus A330, were able to glide the plane to a landing at Terceira Island in the Azores.
The happy outcome of the incident was also due to the flight being rerouted on a more southerly route across the Atlantic.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Air_Transat_Flight_236   (342 words)

  
 Reducing Airplane Security? Parties should make their positions clear
Current regulations require one flight attendant for every 40 passengers, but the department is considering reducing this ratio to 1 in 50, despite concluding in March 2001 that reducing cabin crew would have a negative impact on airplane security and do nothing to improve passenger safety.
Flight attendants with Air Canada and Air Transat were out early this morning at the entrance to Trudeau Airport in Dorval, distributing pamphlets to passengers.
For example, on August 24, 2001, Air Transat flight 236 was forced to make an emergency landing in the Azores.
www.cupe.ca /www/57/reducing_airplane_se   (457 words)

  
 CBC News:Grateful passengers praise Air Transat pilot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
LISBON, PORTUGAL - Tired, shaken and thankful to be alive, most of the passengers from Air Transat Flight 236 completed their journey from Canada to Portugal Saturday.
Although the cockpit crew was credited with quick thinking, he said not all Air Transat employees handled the pressure well.
The flight attendant nearest to him, for instance, appeared to snap.
www.cbc.ca /stories/2001/08/25/world/airtransat_010825   (521 words)

  
 Did America Sabotage Airbus Air Transat Flight TS 961?
When part of the rudder on Air Transat Flight 961 apparently 'fell off' the aircraft 30 minutes north of Cuba, the captain requested an emergency landing at the nearest suitable airport, which was Fort Lauderdale International.
Such was the case as Canadian Air Transat Flight 961 headed north from Cuba to Canada on March 6, when the aircraft suddenly went into a steep dive without warning.
Partly because the Azores are so remote, and partly because of delays caused by the complicated chain of reporting through Air Transat headquarters and the authorities in Canada, this exceptional event was completely smothered by the massive onslought of publicity surrounding the complete destruction of the World Trade Center.
www.vialls.net /airbus/transatflight961.html   (3305 words)

  
 CTV.ca | TIMELINE: Air Transat Flight TS236
Several hours later an Air Transat supervisor signed off on the plane's release into regular service.
After a brief flight to Toronto, the Airbus A330 makes the return flight to Gatwick, England, then flies back to Montreal and on to Toronto.
Air Transat adds inspectors to reassure public :57
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 Air transat - Air Transat caught up in battle over confiscated Cuban property
The Airbus A310-308, operated by Air Transat, was on a charter flight from Varadero,
Air Transat is a subsidiary of Transat AT, which is not only a leader in
Air Transat T +49 (69) 69 76 57 0 F +49 (69) 69 76 57 79.
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 News Regarding Class Action for Flight 236   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The motion to consider approval of the proposed settlement was adjourned by Justice Cullity at the request of an independent counsel representing one of the families on board Flight 236.
As a result, the claims of all passengers on board Air Transat Flight 236 will automatically be dealt with through the Class Action procedure, (unless a passenger has previously settled and released their claim).
Air Transat sought to have a judge strike out that part of the claim, arguing that no damages for spoliation could be recovered under the Warsaw Convention.
38.112.92.204 /news.html   (2355 words)

  
 Air Transat Holiday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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Air Transat ist die Zufriedenheit seiner Kunden immer sehr wichtig...
Air Transat wird in Deutschland und Holland durch Air Consultants Europe BV (ACE) vertreten.
www.tonsofsoftware.com /travel/air-transat-holiday-.html   (337 words)

  
 Aviação.net :: Verificar tópico - Finalmente A330 Air Transat Report released   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Passengers aboard Air Transat's Airbus A-330 cheered and applauded Captain Robert Piché as a hero after he slammed the unpowered jet onto the runway at Lajes air base in the Azores after gliding for 19 minutes after the second engine failed.
Flight attendants were told to prepare the passengers for a ditching.
Air Transat technicians, dealing with a slightly different model of Rolls-Royce engine than they were familiar with, had improperly attached fuel and hydraulic lines to the engine.
forum.aviacao.net /viewtopic.php?p=36117   (2355 words)

  
 Air transat 236 Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Air Transat Flameout Probe Winding Down
20-Jun-2002 10:00 AM U.S. Air Transat Flight 236 investigators--who have collected all data on the A330-200's over-ocean double-engine flameout and reviewed reports from operations, cabin safety and technical groups--are set to begin drafting the final report, which is expected to be released by year-end.
When Flight 236 was at 34,500-ft. altitude and 70 naut.
Referring to the fuel-leak-abnormal procedure in the A330/A340 flight manual, the bulletin underscores the importance of keeping the fuel crossfeed valve closed to prevent a leak from affecting both sides, when a leak is either not located or is not from an engine.
www.iasa.com.au /folders/Safety_Issues/others/AirTransatA330Flameout.html   (707 words)

  
 Air transat - Direct Flights with Air Transat from Toronto to Dublin, Shannon
Flights from Calgary to Varadero on Skyservice, Air Canada, Air Transat or Westjet Flights from Toronto to Santiago de Cuba on Air Transat
Transat AT Inc. - Second Quarter Results 2005 Over the years travellers have come to know Transat and recognize it as a symbol of quality and value.
Attack on the US Besides Air Transat, the company also manages hotels, Air Transat was also fined $250000 by Transport Canada and slapped with flight restrictions.
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 Flight 236 - 1 November 96 - Friday FLIGHT TIME American flight 236 LV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The case involves Air Transat Flight 236, in which both engines shut down from fuel starvation on the A330 twinjet high over the Atlantic Ocean on Aug.
Beginning April 3, Flight 236 departs JFK at 5 pm and arrives in Rome at 7:15 am the next day.
On August 24, 2001, Air Transat flight 236 en route from Toronto to Lisbon suffered a severe loss of fuel and glided to an emergency landing at Lajes
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 Air transat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Air Transat is Canada's largest charter operator with the demise of Canada Air Transat's L1011s are among the last in front line service and are
Air Transat Flight 236 out of Toronto was heading to Lisbon, Rolls-Royce claims that Air Transat is at fault for improper maintenance.
This Air Transat A330 from Toronto was a welcome surprise at Sunset Beach which sits at the end of the runway in SXM.
www.iseeking.com /htm/air-transat.htm   (870 words)

  
 Air Transat flight 236 | FS2004 General Forum | Flight Simulator Forums - Fly Away Simulation, Flight Simulator #1
I watched a program about Transat 236 and I think the thing that saved evryone on board was the fact that they flight was rerouted a couple hundred miles South of thier flight planned route.
I'm not gonna go into details, but if you notice, their flight was the same number as that of the tragedy of swissair.
Actually the British Airways flight that lost the windscreen was BA5390 from Birmingham to Malaga, Spain.
www.flyawaysimulation.com /postp19514.html   (951 words)

  
 air transat flight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Air Transat's flight schedule is normally available in late August or early September.
Air Transat Since it was founded in 1987, Air Transat has grown to offer flights from nine...
Welcome, Virtual Air Transat is a community of Microsoft Flight Simulator enthusiasts that try to simulate as closely as possible, all the aspects of a real world airline and that of Air Transat...
www.popular-travel.com /cheap-flights/air-transat-flight.html   (2962 words)

  
 Union Leaders Offer Praise for Crew of Air Transat Flight 236
Charlie Ezerzer, president of the Air Transat component of CUPE, spoke with the eleven flight attendants not long after the emergency landing.
Ezerzer added that the entire crew has been overwhelmed by the support shown by the Portuguese community, both in Toronto and on Terceira, the island where the plane made its landing.
The Airline Division of CUPE represents over 10, 000 flight attendants in Canada, including 1500 at Air Transat.
www.cupe.ca /www/news/2677   (314 words)

  
 Air Transat Flight 236 Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The 291 passengers on Air Transat Flight 236 have hailed him as a hero for gliding their Airbus airliner to a safe landing in the Azores after both...
Air Transat Flight 236, with 291 passengers and 13 crew on board, was enroute from Toronto to Lisbon August 24 when it ran out of fuel.
Air Transat Flight 236 lost all power on Aug. 24 en route to Lisbon from Toronto and glided to an emergency landing in the Azores with 293...
www.air-guidez.info /air-transat-flight-236   (1228 words)

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