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# aviation - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city
# Gonna Fly
# Gonna Fly

Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city

Oct 4th 2017, 11:46 AM 19,577 Views 20 Comments

The airline today announced an expansion for summer 2018.

# aviation - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

UK aviation watchdog launches action against Ryanair for 'persistently misleading passengers'
# Legal Action
# Legal Action

UK aviation watchdog launches action against Ryanair for 'persistently misleading passengers'

Sep 27th 2017, 9:15 PM 15,879 Views 38 Comments

The company today announced it will fly fewer aircraft during the winter in a move expected to hit up to 400,000 passengers with cancellations.

# aviation - Friday 22 September, 2017

Ryanair will book passengers onto rival airlines - but says it probably won't need to
# Rerouting
# Rerouting

Ryanair will book passengers onto rival airlines - but says it probably won't need to

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:24 PM 20,186 Views 48 Comments

Ryanair last week announced it plans to cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks.

# aviation - Monday 18 September, 2017

Here are the cancelled Ryanair flights up to Wednesday this week
# Grounded
# Grounded

Here are the cancelled Ryanair flights up to Wednesday this week

Sep 18th 2017, 12:09 PM 42,068 Views 32 Comments

The airline said its punctuality has fallen below 80% in the first two weeks of September.

# aviation - Monday 24 July, 2017

Over 90,000 people soaked up the sun at the Bray Air Show yesterday
# It's Taking Off
# It's Taking Off

Over 90,000 people soaked up the sun at the Bray Air Show yesterday

Jul 24th 2017, 11:10 AM 20,708 Views 23 Comments

This was the 12th year of the festival.

# aviation - Saturday 22 July, 2017

You'll be seeing a lot of unusual planes overhead today
# Look Up
# Look Up

You'll be seeing a lot of unusual planes overhead today

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:15 AM 30,636 Views 29 Comments

All of the events are free, but a €70 hospitality package is available.

# aviation - Thursday 20 July, 2017

The Irish Air Corps will colour the skies above the Liffey today
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

The Irish Air Corps will colour the skies above the Liffey today

Jul 20th 2017, 7:00 AM 41,376 Views 56 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority’s #AviationIreland weekend take place this Saturday and Sunday.

# aviation - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Boeing launches 'most efficient' plane ever
# Flying High
# Flying High

Boeing launches 'most efficient' plane ever

Jun 24th 2017, 10:15 AM 35,111 Views 37 Comments

Airbus, which moved first to update its aircrafts used in most midrange flights, now has a 60% market share.

# aviation - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Dublin is getting a new air route to London
# Flybe
# Flybe

Dublin is getting a new air route to London

Jun 20th 2017, 2:22 PM 21,525 Views 36 Comments

Flybe will run flights from Dublin to London Southend from 29 October.

# aviation - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?
# Low Cost
# Low Cost

Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?

May 27th 2017, 7:59 AM 47,177 Views 35 Comments

With the additional extras, the total flight cost comes to €394.30.

# aviation - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road
# Seattle
# Seattle

Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road

May 3rd 2017, 10:46 PM 18,004 Views 9 Comments

A number of vehicles were damaged.

# aviation - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia
# Doha Little Dance
# Doha Little Dance

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia

Apr 19th 2017, 8:26 AM 63,202 Views 73 Comments

It will also be Qatar Airways’ first Irish route.

# aviation - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports
# Inconvenience
# Inconvenience

'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports

Mar 25th 2017, 10:40 AM 9,669 Views 25 Comments

Air carriers were offering a laptop stowage service as the ban comes into effect.

# aviation - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Three years ago MH370 went missing and still hasn't been found
# Mystery
# Mystery

Three years ago MH370 went missing and still hasn't been found

Mar 8th 2017, 6:13 AM 12,597 Views 26 Comments

The plane, which had 239 people on board, has never been found.

# aviation - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US
# Flying High
# Flying High

Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US

Mar 7th 2017, 6:13 AM 39,104 Views 54 Comments

The planes usually cost around $115 million each, but are being “dry leased” by IAG.

# aviation - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried
# Flying High
# Flying High

Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried

Feb 26th 2017, 9:30 PM 35,722 Views 24 Comments

We just avoided the grass.

Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft
# Droning On
# Droning On

Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft

Feb 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,757 Views 5 Comments

As commercial and private drones become ever more prevalent, the risk of airplane strikes heightens accordingly.

# aviation - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Ryanair says no to on-board Wi-Fi, transatlantic routes - and flights from Waterford
# The Deise
# The Deise

Ryanair says no to on-board Wi-Fi, transatlantic routes - and flights from Waterford

Feb 2nd 2017, 4:52 PM 800 Views 0 Comments

The airline’s communications chief said he is still asked when it will return to the troubled airport.

# aviation - Monday 2 January, 2017

The co founder of Skype is backing a company building mini electric planes that take off vertically
# TAKE OFF
# TAKE OFF

The co founder of Skype is backing a company building mini electric planes that take off vertically

Jan 2nd 2017, 1:00 PM 16,135 Views 29 Comments

You could fly to London in an hour.

# aviation - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Here's how fighter jets refuel while bombing ISIS
# Range Extenders
# Range Extenders

Here's how fighter jets refuel while bombing ISIS

Jan 1st 2017, 8:00 PM 20,572 Views 59 Comments

The ability to extend the flying range of the fighter jets is crucial.

# aviation - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Here's how to pick the best seat on a plane
# Bumpy Flight
# Bumpy Flight

Here's how to pick the best seat on a plane

Dec 18th 2016, 6:00 PM 28,340 Views 26 Comments

Handy if you aren’t a great flyer.

# aviation - Monday 28 November, 2016

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route

Nov 28th 2016, 9:40 PM 17,792 Views 32 Comments

The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.

# aviation - Thursday 24 November, 2016

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale
# Flying Form
# Flying Form

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale

Nov 24th 2016, 10:48 PM 39,069 Views 16 Comments

Ray Nolan was an early investor in the billion-euro travel site that was sold to Chinese firm Ctrip.

# aviation - Monday 7 November, 2016

Millions more passengers help Ryanair grow half-year profits to over €1.17 billion
# Flying
# Flying

Millions more passengers help Ryanair grow half-year profits to over €1.17 billion

Nov 7th 2016, 7:37 AM 6,722 Views 11 Comments

Figures show that 64.8 million flew with Ryanair in the six months to 30 September

# aviation - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Plane due for Malaysia landed in Melbourne after pilot went the wrong way
# Turn Around
# Turn Around

Plane due for Malaysia landed in Melbourne after pilot went the wrong way

Sep 7th 2016, 3:08 PM 40,346 Views 43 Comments

That’s a 6,435km mistake.

# aviation - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Travelling to France this week? A strike is causing disruption
# Air France
# Air France

Travelling to France this week? A strike is causing disruption

Jul 31st 2016, 4:00 PM 16,741 Views 26 Comments

Air France cabin crew are on strike until Tuesday.

# aviation - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Watch: We did loop-the-loops and barrel rolls in this 1940s plane
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Watch: We did loop-the-loops and barrel rolls in this 1940s plane

Jul 10th 2016, 12:00 PM 9,008 Views 6 Comments

We took a trip in the de Havilland Chipmunk.

# aviation - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have changed how much it costs to check a bag
# Check Yourself
# Check Yourself

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have changed how much it costs to check a bag

Jun 2nd 2016, 10:12 AM 56,444 Views 36 Comments

We’re into the high season now.

# aviation - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Signals picked up from black box of crashed EgyptAir plane
# Confirmed Pings
# Confirmed Pings

Signals picked up from black box of crashed EgyptAir plane

Jun 1st 2016, 2:50 PM 20,362 Views 21 Comments

The ‘pings’ were picked up by a French navy ship this morning.

# aviation - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Ever wanted to be a pilot? Now's your chance
# Flying High
# Flying High

Ever wanted to be a pilot? Now's your chance

May 31st 2016, 4:05 PM 30,450 Views 27 Comments

CityJet are hiring ten.

# aviation - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Vintage plane crashes into river in New York City
# Hudson River
# Hudson River

Vintage plane crashes into river in New York City

May 28th 2016, 7:31 AM 19,204 Views 11 Comments

The plane was taking part in promotional photos for an air show.

# aviation - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Going away soon? There's going to be a "summer of discontent"
# Aviation
# Aviation

Going away soon? There's going to be a "summer of discontent"

May 25th 2016, 3:00 PM 54,231 Views 39 Comments

European passengers face industrial action by French air traffic controllers tomorrow, with five more days scheduled.

# aviation - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Egypt dispatches submarine to aircraft crash zone as mystery over disaster remains
# Mystery
# Mystery

Egypt dispatches submarine to aircraft crash zone as mystery over disaster remains

May 22nd 2016, 5:40 PM 50,978 Views 52 Comments

Leaked flight data has painted a picture of the chaotic final moments of the doomed EgyptAir flight.

# aviation - Saturday 21 May, 2016

The massive search for MH370 is to end this August
# Missing
# Missing

The massive search for MH370 is to end this August

May 21st 2016, 7:30 PM 20,478 Views 18 Comments

Other possibilities will be looked at, including the “rogue pilot” theory that the captain deliberately crashed it into the sea.

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear
# Egyptair
# Egyptair

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear

May 21st 2016, 4:55 PM 62,297 Views 46 Comments

Reports today suggest the front of the plane had smoke in it before the crash.

# aviation - Thursday 19 May, 2016

"We stand corrected" - Airline vice-president says debris from missing plane has NOT been found
# MS804
# MS804

"We stand corrected" - Airline vice-president says debris from missing plane has NOT been found

May 19th 2016, 11:55 PM 180,211 Views 103 Comments

More than 60 people were on board the Paris to Cairo plane.

# aviation - Thursday 12 May, 2016

The only route from Cork to London City is to be cancelled
# Grounded
# Grounded

The only route from Cork to London City is to be cancelled

May 12th 2016, 7:40 PM 24,217 Views 35 Comments

CityJet says there simply isn’t the demand to sustain the route.

# aviation - Friday 15 April, 2016

Man who asked for crackers on flight to the US cleared after plane diverted to Belfast
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

Man who asked for crackers on flight to the US cleared after plane diverted to Belfast

Apr 15th 2016, 6:40 PM 41,655 Views 56 Comments

The Californian man had been forced to remain in Northern Ireland for 10 months.

# aviation - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Woman killed after plane crashes into car
# California
# California

Woman killed after plane crashes into car

Apr 3rd 2016, 4:14 PM 29,867 Views 18 Comments

The pilot and his passenger received major injuries.

# aviation - Monday 14 March, 2016

Cork Airport is getting a couple of new routes
# TAKE OFF
# TAKE OFF

Cork Airport is getting a couple of new routes

Mar 14th 2016, 2:30 PM 33,662 Views 30 Comments

You can now get to Southampton and Leeds Bradford more easily.