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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Aviation

All time
# Payson
Utah man crashes plane into his own home after being arrested for assault of his wife
The pilot, Duane Youd, died
# Looking Up
PHOTOS: Check out these great shots from the Bray Air Display
The second day of the event is taking place in Co Wicklow.
# tourism and transport
Aer Lingus is facing a union showdown over staff profit-sharing demands
After agreeing pay increases with the airline, staff representatives are pushing for a piece of the pie.
# Ibiza
Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'
Niall Harrington and his friends were on their way to Ibiza for a stag party.
# Shannon
Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom
Passengers on the aircraft diverted to Shannon were asked to provide handwriting samples as part of the investigation.
# Havana
One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies
The death toll is now 111.
# Up In The Air
'I lived for every flight' - Aer Lingus marks sixty years of transatlantic travel
Early flights were populated mostly with those emigrating from Ireland.
# grounded
British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'
The flight departed several hours late from Gatwick on Thursday.
# Lucky Escape
Turkish plane comes just metres from skidding into the sea
There were no injuries.
# Extreme Conditions
Aircraft set alight after two planes collide at Toronto Airport
Panicked shouts and cries were audible onboard one of the planes in an Instagram video.
# mile high fight club
Indian airline grounds pilots over allegations they had a fight and both stormed out of cockpit mid-flight
324 passengers were on board.
# Plane sailing
Ryanair will also recognise cabin crew unions
The company announced last week it would be recognising pilot unions.
# Delayed
Ryanair has delayed the introduction of its new stricter cabin bag rules
The new changes will now take effect in January.
# No deal
Ryanair pilots in Madrid reject pay deal
The deal had been aimed at helping the company address difficulties it has in recruiting and retaining pilots.
# David Dao
Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight
A video went viral in April of officers pulling passenger David Dao off the flight.
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
Aer Lingus has announced plans to hire 100 new pilots
Starting salaries will range from €59,000 to €72,000.
# gonna fly
Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city
The airline today announced an expansion for summer 2018.
# Legal Action
UK aviation watchdog launches action against Ryanair for 'persistently misleading passengers'
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.
# rerouting
Ryanair will book passengers onto rival airlines - but says it probably won't need to
Ryanair last week announced it plans to cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks.
# grounded
Here are the cancelled Ryanair flights up to Wednesday this week
The airline said its punctuality has fallen below 80% in the first two weeks of September.
# it's taking off
Over 90,000 people soaked up the sun at the Bray Air Show yesterday
This was the 12th year of the festival.
# Look Up
You'll be seeing a lot of unusual planes overhead today
All of the events are free, but a €70 hospitality package is available.
# up up and away
The Irish Air Corps will colour the skies above the Liffey today
The Irish Aviation Authority’s #AviationIreland weekend take place this Saturday and Sunday.
# Flying High
Boeing launches 'most efficient' plane ever
Airbus, which moved first to update its aircrafts used in most midrange flights, now has a 60% market share.
# Flybe
Dublin is getting a new air route to London
Flybe will run flights from Dublin to London Southend from 29 October.
# low cost
Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?
With the additional extras, the total flight cost comes to €394.30.
# Seattle
Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road
A number of vehicles were damaged.
# Doha Little Dance
Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia
It will also be Qatar Airways’ first Irish route.
# Inconvenience
'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports
Air carriers were offering a laptop stowage service as the ban comes into effect.
# Mystery
Three years ago MH370 went missing and still hasn't been found
The plane, which had 239 people on board, has never been found.
# Flying High
Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US
The planes usually cost around $115 million each, but are being “dry leased” by IAG.
# Flying High
Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried
We just avoided the grass.
# droning on
Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft
As commercial and private drones become ever more prevalent, the risk of airplane strikes heightens accordingly.
# the deise
Ryanair says no to on-board Wi-Fi, transatlantic routes - and flights from Waterford
The airline’s communications chief said he is still asked when it will return to the troubled airport.
The co founder of Skype is backing a company building mini electric planes that take off vertically
You could fly to London in an hour.
# Range Extenders
Here's how fighter jets refuel while bombing ISIS
The ability to extend the flying range of the fighter jets is crucial.
# Bumpy Flight
Here's how to pick the best seat on a plane
Handy if you aren’t a great flyer.
# up up and away
Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route
The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.
# Flying form
The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale
Ray Nolan was an early investor in the billion-euro travel site that was sold to Chinese firm Ctrip.
# Flying
Millions more passengers help Ryanair grow half-year profits to over €1.17 billion
Figures show that 64.8 million flew with Ryanair in the six months to 30 September