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#Air

# air - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Traffic pollution causing 1,700 new cases of asthma in Ireland every year
# Breathing
# Breathing

Traffic pollution causing 1,700 new cases of asthma in Ireland every year

Apr 11th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,257 Views 31 Comments

It means 150 in every 100,000 children here are diagnosed with asthma as a result of traffic pollution.

# air - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Here's how public transport will shape up tomorrow as the country gets back to work
# Snow Days Are Over
# Snow Days Are Over

Here's how public transport will shape up tomorrow as the country gets back to work

Mar 4th 2018, 7:50 PM 34,656 Views 11 Comments

Storm Emma has been and gone – this is how tomorrow will shape up on the nation’s roads, rails and runways.

# air - Sunday 14 January, 2018

India's capital is polluted with smog... but these Delhi offices have air as fresh as the Swiss Alps
# India
# India

India's capital is polluted with smog... but these Delhi offices have air as fresh as the Swiss Alps

Jan 14th 2018, 3:30 PM 21,139 Views 12 Comments

The Paharpur Business Centre has more than 7,000 plants pumping fresh air into its offices.

# air - Sunday 27 August, 2017

A new book will change the way you think about the air you breathe
# Caesar's Last Breath
# Caesar's Last Breath

A new book will change the way you think about the air you breathe

Aug 27th 2017, 10:00 PM 20,062 Views 5 Comments

We talked to its author, Sam Kean, about what he discovered while writing Caesar’s Last Breath.

# air - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Going somewhere nice for the Bank Holiday? Check your travel plans
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Going somewhere nice for the Bank Holiday? Check your travel plans

Jun 4th 2016, 6:30 AM 8,263 Views 6 Comments

Transport providers have issued a number of travel warnings as we head into the June Bank Holiday weekend.

# air - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Here are some of the most bizarre things flight attendants have seen in their line of duty
# Drug-addled Zombies
# Drug-addled Zombies

Here are some of the most bizarre things flight attendants have seen in their line of duty

Jan 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 64,283 Views 24 Comments

From irascible passengers to airline water soup… All human life is here.

# air - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Two dead after aircraft bursts into flames and crashes
# Essex
# Essex

Two dead after aircraft bursts into flames and crashes

Oct 3rd 2015, 2:53 PM 13,961 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened earlier this morning.

# air - Sunday 6 September, 2015

How difficult is it to become a pilot for an Irish airline?
# Pilot Programme
# Pilot Programme

How difficult is it to become a pilot for an Irish airline?

Sep 6th 2015, 9:15 AM 75,394 Views 37 Comments

Fourteen months training, for a start.

# air - Thursday 30 July, 2015

An Uber for helicopters? It's happening, thanks to U2's former travel booker
# Fly Gotham
# Fly Gotham

An Uber for helicopters? It's happening, thanks to U2's former travel booker

Jul 30th 2015, 3:20 PM 12,639 Views 9 Comments

Want to fly from your New York hotel to the airport for around $200? There’s an app for that.

# air - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Somebody is actually selling 'air' from a Kanye gig and the bids are skyrocketing
# Ah Yeezus
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Yeezus

Somebody is actually selling 'air' from a Kanye gig and the bids are skyrocketing

Mar 5th 2015, 3:15 PM 2,802 Views 4 Comments

Wait, is somebody going to pay over $10,000 for a bag of air? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

# air - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Meet the "accidental airline owner" planning to fly us to America for next to nothing*
# Straight Outta Reykjavik
# Straight Outta Reykjavik

Meet the "accidental airline owner" planning to fly us to America for next to nothing*

Feb 7th 2015, 5:00 PM 22,848 Views 25 Comments

*Relatively speaking. And via Reykjavik, it should be added.

# air - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Flights to the US from €149 as WOW Air enters Irish market
# Via Iceland
# Via Iceland

Flights to the US from €149 as WOW Air enters Irish market

Feb 5th 2015, 7:15 AM 26,802 Views 48 Comments

The Icelandic carrier will fly to Boston and Washington, via Reykjavik – from later this year.

# air - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Russian fighter jets intercepted by US near Alaska
# Air Defence Zone
# Air Defence Zone

Russian fighter jets intercepted by US near Alaska

Sep 20th 2014, 12:13 AM 20,527 Views 64 Comments

The warplanes intercepted the jets on Wednesday.

# air - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Chocs away... The biggest Irish airshow of the year takes place this weekend in Co Limerick
# The Flying Dentist
# The Flying Dentist

Chocs away... The biggest Irish airshow of the year takes place this weekend in Co Limerick

Jul 5th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,485 Views 9 Comments

The climax of the weekend happens tomorrow, with a three hour show featuring some of Europe’s top display teams.

# air - Monday 3 March, 2014

Aer Lingus rebooks customers to avoid air strike chaos on St Patrick’s weekend
# Intervention
# Intervention

Aer Lingus rebooks customers to avoid air strike chaos on St Patrick’s weekend

Mar 3rd 2014, 8:25 PM 27,399 Views 96 Comments

A panel of experts is to examine problems in the pension fund at the centre of the dispute but SIPTU said today it is still not in a position to call of the work stoppages planned for Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports.

# air - Thursday 13 February, 2014

So, the storm is gone… Now how do I get to work?
# Travel Disruption
# Travel Disruption

So, the storm is gone… Now how do I get to work?

Feb 13th 2014, 9:00 AM 36,807 Views 37 Comments

Your home may be without power, but you still have to hit the road (or the railway) this morning. Here’s the current picture…

# air - Friday 8 November, 2013

LRC talks between IMPACT cabin crew and Aer Lingus adjourned
# Shannon
# Shannon

LRC talks between IMPACT cabin crew and Aer Lingus adjourned

Nov 8th 2013, 6:25 PM 4,537 Views 5 Comments

The talks commenced this week after plans to close the cabin crew base at Shannon Airport were announced.

# air - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

California wildfire prompts air warnings 100 miles away
# USA
# USA

California wildfire prompts air warnings 100 miles away

Aug 28th 2013, 3:25 PM 4,153 Views 5 Comments

Schoolchildren are being kept inside while others are attending hospitals complaining of eye and throat irritation.

# air - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Women in areas of high air pollution more likely to have autistic babies
# Autism
# Autism

Women in areas of high air pollution more likely to have autistic babies

Jun 18th 2013, 6:15 PM 5,878 Views 10 Comments

Researchers said the findings suggest that metals and other pollutants should be regularly measured in the blood of pregnant women.

# air - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Ryanair may be forced to reduce its stake in rival Aer Lingus
# Competition Commission
# Competition Commission

Ryanair may be forced to reduce its stake in rival Aer Lingus

May 30th 2013, 8:07 AM 6,594 Views 40 Comments

The UK’s Competition Commission said that the stake could reduce competition on routes between Great Britain and Ireland.

# air - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Pollution 'causes 3,400 early deaths' in Ireland, says An Taisce
# Air Quality
# Air Quality

Pollution 'causes 3,400 early deaths' in Ireland, says An Taisce

Apr 9th 2013, 8:10 AM 5,322 Views 27 Comments

An Taisce also said that poor air quality is costing the country up to €6.3 billion per year in lost days at work and health costs.

# air - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

The NBA's most prolific dunker is the newest face of the Jordan brand
# Air
From The42
# Air

The NBA's most prolific dunker is the newest face of the Jordan brand

Nov 7th 2012, 8:46 AM 1,070 Views 0 Comments

There’s some big Nike boots to fill. And Blake Griffin reckons he’s the man to do it.

# air - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Aer Lingus records slight increase in passengers in October
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus records slight increase in passengers in October

Nov 6th 2012, 8:22 AM 2,331 Views 16 Comments

There were increases in short and long haul passengers when compared to figures from last year.

# air - Sunday 1 July, 2012

In photos: NASA's aeronautical research centre as it was in the 1920s
# Space
From The Daily Edge
# Space

In photos: NASA's aeronautical research centre as it was in the 1920s

Jul 1st 2012, 9:15 AM 4,513 Views 2 Comments

Langley Research Center was founded in 1917 and later became famous as the site where the first moon landing was planned.

# air - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Here's one thing Ireland is getting right...
# Breathe Deep
# Breathe Deep

Here's one thing Ireland is getting right...

Jun 26th 2012, 10:43 AM 9,417 Views 24 Comments

That air you’re breathing right now? It’s some of the best in Europe.

# air - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Could these be the airplane seats of the future?
# Air Lair Chair
From The Daily Edge
# Air Lair Chair

Could these be the airplane seats of the future?

Jun 24th 2012, 7:30 PM 26,801 Views 49 Comments

Stacking pods on a plane? If it means more legroom and your own armrest, why not?

# air - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Mark! Watch this nose-bleed inducing catch of the year
# Air
From The42
# Air

Mark! Watch this nose-bleed inducing catch of the year

Jul 26th 2011, 5:47 PM 871 Views 0 Comments

Those Aussies can jump – this grab gas been dubbed the greatest of all time Down Under.

# air - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

Aer Lingus staff to decide on strike action today
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus staff to decide on strike action today

Aug 11th 2010, 10:53 AM 294 Views 0 Comments

Results of a ballot on industrial action by cabin crew due.

# air - Thursday 29 July, 2010

DAA forced to drop Airport charges
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

DAA forced to drop Airport charges

Jul 29th 2010, 5:10 PM 222 Views 0 Comments

No doubt Ryanair will be happy.