Statement on ET 500 - October 23, 2015

Our flight ET 500/23 October, Boeing 787-800 with registration number ET-ARF on its way from Dublin Airport to Washington, Dulles Airport signaled a defect on its left engine and in line with our procedures, the flight returned and safely landed at Dublin airport. The cause of the technical defect is under investigation by our technical experts in cooperation with GE engineers.

We appreciate our flight crew for the professional handling of the flight and high standards.

As safety and comfort of our customers is our first priority; we have flown a replacement airplane to continue with the flight. We would like to apologize to our valued passengers for the inconvenience caused by this event.