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# airport - Friday 18 June, 2021

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow
# Airport
# Airport

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow

Jun 18th 2021, 12:54 PM 29,796 Views 20 Comments

The incident involved a freighter-only aircraft with no passengers on board.

# airport - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Ryanair announces eight new routes for Belfast City Airport from this summer
# Travel
# Travel

Ryanair announces eight new routes for Belfast City Airport from this summer

Mar 4th 2021, 1:52 PM 28,147 Views 21 Comments

Ryanair has not operated at Belfast airport since 2010.

# airport - Friday 19 February, 2021

Dublin Airport passenger numbers declined by 78% to 7.4 million last year
# Covid Impact
# Covid Impact

Dublin Airport passenger numbers declined by 78% to 7.4 million last year

Feb 19th 2021, 3:27 PM 14,974 Views 29 Comments

More than half of those who travelled through Dublin Airport last year did so in January and February.

# airport - Monday 1 February, 2021

Nearly 300 people fined €100 each at Dublin Airport in last days of January
# Travel
# Travel

Nearly 300 people fined €100 each at Dublin Airport in last days of January

Feb 1st 2021, 7:12 PM 122,507 Views 54 Comments

Additionally, over 300 people arrived to Ireland without a valid PCR test last month.

Irish criminal gang involved in selling fake Covid-negative papers
# Rathkeale Rovers
# Rathkeale Rovers

Irish criminal gang involved in selling fake Covid-negative papers

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 2:36 PM 39,752 Views 0 Comments

There have been several arrests around Europe.

Going to the airport to leave the State without a valid reason is now an offence
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

Going to the airport to leave the State without a valid reason is now an offence

Feb 1st 2021, 12:19 PM 149,785 Views 126 Comments

People in breach may be subject to a fine of €500.

# airport - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives
# Aden
# Aden

Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives

Dec 30th 2020, 3:13 PM 20,252 Views 2 Comments

At least 13 people died in the blast, but officials said all ministers are reported to be unharmed.

# airport - Sunday 29 November, 2020

All arrivals into Ireland can now end movement restrictions after five days with a negative Covid-19 test
# Travel
# Travel

All arrivals into Ireland can now end movement restrictions after five days with a negative Covid-19 test

Nov 29th 2020, 6:30 AM 112,417 Views 25 Comments

New rules came into effect at midnight.

# airport - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Ireland remains 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map
# Christmas Travel
# Christmas Travel

Ireland remains 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map

Nov 26th 2020, 3:12 PM 45,967 Views 18 Comments

New travel rules kick in this weekend.

# airport - Friday 30 October, 2020

Qatar airport officials could face charges over forced examinations of women
# Charges
# Charges

Qatar airport officials could face charges over forced examinations of women

Oct 30th 2020, 10:40 PM 41,342 Views 28 Comments

Women on 10 flights in Doha were subjected to invasive vaginal exams after airport workers found an abandoned baby.

Qatar airport officials could face charges over forced examinations of women
# Qatar
# Qatar

Qatar airport officials could face charges over forced examinations of women

Oct 30th 2020, 10:44 AM 50,033 Views 50 Comments

Women on 10 flights in Doha were subjected to invasive vaginal exams after airport workers found an abandoned baby.

# airport - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago
# High Court
# High Court

Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago

Sep 22nd 2020, 12:26 PM 60,081 Views 0 Comments

The man claims he was left in an airport terminal without money, a telephone or his luggage, the High Court heard.

# airport - Saturday 2 May, 2020

'It's not looking good': Foreign travel looking 'highly unlikely' this year, says Harris
# Holidays
# Holidays

'It's not looking good': Foreign travel looking 'highly unlikely' this year, says Harris

May 2nd 2020, 3:45 PM 229,956 Views 149 Comments

Government is to consider making it mandatory to self-isolate if you arrive in Ireland from abroad.

# airport - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Flying somewhere for Christmas? Don't wrap any presents you're bringing onto the plane
# Festive Flying
# Festive Flying

Flying somewhere for Christmas? Don't wrap any presents you're bringing onto the plane

Dec 21st 2019, 6:15 AM 10,260 Views 7 Comments

People will likely be requested to open any wrapped gifts while they go through airport security.

# airport - Monday 2 December, 2019

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties

Updated Dec 2nd 2019, 6:50 PM 30,510 Views 13 Comments

It’s understood that the plane suffered a collapsed nose-wheel shortly after landing at Shannon.

# airport - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

The government has agreed to buy an airport in Connemara
# Sold
# Sold

The government has agreed to buy an airport in Connemara

Nov 26th 2019, 7:18 PM 43,002 Views 33 Comments

Cabinet approved plans to buy the airport, which is 28 kilometres west of Galway City, this afternoon.

# airport - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight
# Early Hours
# Early Hours

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight

Sep 12th 2019, 9:59 AM 95,151 Views 49 Comments

The incident occured after the two men had disembarked a flight from Palma to Dublin.

# airport - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station

Sep 1st 2019, 12:31 PM 9,965 Views 21 Comments

Video footage yesterday showed police pepper spraying protesters in a train carriage.

# airport - Saturday 2 March, 2019

'Evacuate, evacuate': Flights were suspended at Stansted Airport last night after an aborted takeoff
# Takeoff
# Takeoff

'Evacuate, evacuate': Flights were suspended at Stansted Airport last night after an aborted takeoff

Mar 2nd 2019, 8:26 AM 85,248 Views 30 Comments

The airport said that the aircraft had aborted its take off due to a suspected engine problem.

# airport - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Sod turned on the new runway at Dublin Airport, but some residents are not happy
# Noise Levels
# Noise Levels

Sod turned on the new runway at Dublin Airport, but some residents are not happy

Feb 14th 2019, 3:40 PM 42,497 Views 106 Comments

Residents who live next to the airport have accused the government of ignoring their concerns over noise levels.

# airport - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

No flights to or from Belgium due to strike; some Dublin flights cancelled
# Skeyes
# Skeyes

No flights to or from Belgium due to strike; some Dublin flights cancelled

Feb 13th 2019, 8:15 AM 9,610 Views 4 Comments

At least eight flights between Dublin and Belgium have been cancelled today as a result of the strike action.

# airport - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Wayne Rooney arrested in US for public intoxication and swearing
# Virginia
# Virginia

Wayne Rooney arrested in US for public intoxication and swearing

Jan 6th 2019, 7:59 PM 75,601 Views 60 Comments

Rooney was arrested by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority at Dulles International Airport.

# airport - Saturday 5 January, 2019

How the revival of plans for a midlands airport in Offaly is getting the locals talking
# Tubber
# Tubber

How the revival of plans for a midlands airport in Offaly is getting the locals talking

Jan 5th 2019, 7:30 PM 22,583 Views 11 Comments

The proposal suffered a setback during the recession, but recent developments have bought the project back into local conversation.

# airport - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway
# Germany
# Germany

Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway

Dec 29th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,161 Views 15 Comments

Police arrested the driver.

# airport - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:28 AM 39,167 Views 26 Comments

Flights resumed at Gatwick yesterday, but knock-on delays are still affecting passengers this weekend.

# airport - Friday 21 December, 2018

People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick
# Grounded
# Grounded

People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick

Dec 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 35,021 Views 78 Comments

Hundreds of flights were cancelled and more than 100,000 passengers affected.

# airport - Thursday 20 December, 2018

British army called in to hunt drones that left flights grounded at Gatwick
# Standstill
# Standstill

British army called in to hunt drones that left flights grounded at Gatwick

Updated Dec 20th 2018, 9:20 PM 82,319 Views 121 Comments

Two drones were first seen flying over the Gatwick Airport airfield at around 9pm yesterday evening.

# airport - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

DAA awards north runway construction contract to Irish-Spanish consortium
# Runway
# Runway

DAA awards north runway construction contract to Irish-Spanish consortium

Oct 30th 2018, 3:39 PM 19,040 Views 47 Comments

The contract is for the design and construction of the new 3.1km north runway at Dublin Airport.

# airport - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From Singapore to New York - world's longest non-stop flight set for take off
# Now Boarding
# Now Boarding

From Singapore to New York - world's longest non-stop flight set for take off

Oct 11th 2018, 2:07 PM 22,527 Views 32 Comments

The flight will spend a marathon 19 hours in the air.

# airport - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Plane quarantined at JFK airport after passengers report feeling ill
# New York
# New York

Plane quarantined at JFK airport after passengers report feeling ill

Sep 5th 2018, 3:44 PM 36,413 Views 23 Comments

Other passengers are now being allowed to disembark and are having their temperatures taken.

# airport - Friday 17 August, 2018

War veteran who killed five people in shooting at Florida airport sentenced to five life terms plus 120 years
# Fort Lauderdale
# Fort Lauderdale

War veteran who killed five people in shooting at Florida airport sentenced to five life terms plus 120 years

Aug 17th 2018, 9:32 PM 17,145 Views 39 Comments

He quickly dropped to the ground and peacefully surrendered to a sheriff’s deputy.

# airport - Friday 29 June, 2018

16,000 travellers stranded after massive volcanic eruption in Bali
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

16,000 travellers stranded after massive volcanic eruption in Bali

Jun 29th 2018, 8:27 AM 32,201 Views 20 Comments

Mount Agung last erupted in November. Bali’s economy has taken a pounding over the chaos caused by the volcano.

# airport - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Nike's Brazil World Cup ad sees Ronaldo recreate iconic airport scene from 1998
# Jogo Bonito
From The42
# Jogo Bonito

Nike's Brazil World Cup ad sees Ronaldo recreate iconic airport scene from 1998

Jun 5th 2018, 12:51 PM 11,619 Views 5 Comments

Hard to believe it’s 20 years since the original.

# airport - Monday 4 June, 2018

11 things that have definitely happened to you at the airport
# Airport Travel
From The Daily Edge
# Airport Travel

11 things that have definitely happened to you at the airport

Jun 4th 2018, 6:00 PM 5,967 Views 2 Comments

Liquid or gel? You’re not quite sure.

# airport - Friday 20 April, 2018

Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport
# Delays
# Delays

Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport

Apr 20th 2018, 9:26 AM 15,084 Views 15 Comments

Nobody was hurt in the incident but hundreds of passengers had flights cancelled.

# airport - Monday 19 March, 2018

Aer Lingus apologises after people spend night in airport due to flight cancellations
# Gatwick To Dublin
# Gatwick To Dublin

Aer Lingus apologises after people spend night in airport due to flight cancellations

Mar 19th 2018, 9:13 PM 53,641 Views 33 Comments

The flights were cancelled due to “lengthy waiting times for de-icing”.

# airport - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Man dies following 'serious accident' at Heathrow airport
# Crash
# Crash

Man dies following 'serious accident' at Heathrow airport

Feb 14th 2018, 11:51 AM 42,022 Views 9 Comments

Two members of staff operating airport vehicles were involved in the incident.

# airport - Monday 12 February, 2018

All flights in and out of London City Airport cancelled after discovery of World War II bomb nearby
# Closed
# Closed

All flights in and out of London City Airport cancelled after discovery of World War II bomb nearby

Feb 12th 2018, 1:00 PM 68,703 Views 8 Comments

The ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, close to the runway of London’s most central airport.

# airport - Friday 5 January, 2018

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle

Jan 5th 2018, 3:31 PM 91,029 Views 78 Comments

The man refused to drive a company vehicle that didn’t have tax, insurance or NCT discs.

# airport - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike

Dec 6th 2017, 4:55 PM 12,257 Views 37 Comments

The warning comes following a letter from the Irish pilots’ union IALPA to Ryanair which states that the union will ballot its members for industrial action.

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