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# aviation - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Waiting on a runway to take off could be a thing of the past
# Cleared For Takeoff
# Cleared For Takeoff

Waiting on a runway to take off could be a thing of the past

Jan 24th 2016, 8:30 AM 34,933 Views 21 Comments

No more waiting. Hooray!

# aviation - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

The shifting of the Earth's poles means a change at Cork Airport
# Poles Apart
# Poles Apart

The shifting of the Earth's poles means a change at Cork Airport

Jan 20th 2016, 3:36 PM 46,282 Views 35 Comments

The poles ain’t where they used to be, apparently.

# aviation - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Spanish airline 'charged people €60 for a job interview'
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Spanish airline 'charged people €60 for a job interview'

Jan 13th 2016, 9:42 PM 22,455 Views 22 Comments

Air Europa Express began operating on Monday.

# aviation - Sunday 27 December, 2015

The days of the jumbo jet are coming to an end — here's a look back at its glory years
# Flying High
# Flying High

The days of the jumbo jet are coming to an end — here's a look back at its glory years

Dec 27th 2015, 8:15 AM 34,928 Views 22 Comments

Since its introduction in 1969, the Boeing 747 has transformed the way people travel.

# aviation - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Laid-off Dublin aviation workers to get €500k Christmas boost
# EU Funds
# EU Funds

Laid-off Dublin aviation workers to get €500k Christmas boost

Dec 16th 2015, 3:25 PM 17,858 Views 12 Comments

The money is to be spent on retraining and worker support.

# aviation - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Air France flight diverted over bomb threat
# Montreal
# Montreal

Air France flight diverted over bomb threat

Dec 8th 2015, 5:08 PM 12,889 Views 3 Comments

The threat turned out to be a hoax.

# aviation - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Ryanair is taking Google to court
# See You In Court
# See You In Court

Ryanair is taking Google to court

Dec 1st 2015, 8:24 PM 32,783 Views 37 Comments

The company said it started the action yesterday.

# aviation - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Here's how to fly like a pro
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Here's how to fly like a pro

Oct 25th 2015, 10:30 AM 24,739 Views 24 Comments

Some good advice here.

# aviation - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Russian-made missile took down MH17, killing 298 says official report
# Shot Down
# Shot Down

Russian-made missile took down MH17, killing 298 says official report

Oct 13th 2015, 1:41 PM 11,195 Views 172 Comments

The official Dutch-led investigation seeks to end 15 months of speculation about why the Boeing 777 broke up in mid-air last year.

# aviation - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Take a look inside the 10 busiest airports in Europe
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Take a look inside the 10 busiest airports in Europe

Oct 10th 2015, 9:45 PM 37,951 Views 43 Comments

It was a big year for air travel in the region.

# aviation - Friday 25 September, 2015

Getting from Páirc Uí Chaoimh to Fenway Park has just got a whole lot easier
# Ready For Take-off
# Ready For Take-off

Getting from Páirc Uí Chaoimh to Fenway Park has just got a whole lot easier

Sep 25th 2015, 5:41 PM 17,292 Views 30 Comments

And Yankee Stadium isn’t too far behind either.

# aviation - Thursday 17 September, 2015

What was an American surveillance plane doing flying over Ireland for five hours?
# Eye In The Sky
# Eye In The Sky

What was an American surveillance plane doing flying over Ireland for five hours?

Sep 17th 2015, 8:14 PM 42,235 Views 86 Comments

Nobody is quite sure.

# aviation - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Two crew members on Tom Cruise film killed in plane crash
# MENA
# MENA

Two crew members on Tom Cruise film killed in plane crash

Sep 12th 2015, 2:46 PM 19,296 Views 1 Comment

The pilot and owner of the plane were killed.

# aviation - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

The wet, awful summer was really good news for this man
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

The wet, awful summer was really good news for this man

Sep 9th 2015, 4:30 PM 11,791 Views 38 Comments

Ryanair expect to make over €1 billion this year. The bad summer hasn’t hurt at all.

A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off

Sep 9th 2015, 6:57 AM 26,337 Views 31 Comments

All 159 passengers and 13 crew were evacuated.

# aviation - 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 73,588 Views 37 Comments

Fourteen months training, for a start.

# aviation - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Ever wanted to fly an Aer Lingus plane? Now's your chance
# Career Take Off
# Career Take Off

Ever wanted to fly an Aer Lingus plane? Now's your chance

Sep 1st 2015, 12:13 PM 22,684 Views 19 Comments

It won’t cost you a penny, either.

# aviation - Monday 24 August, 2015

Nine more bodies could be found in English air show wreckage
# Shoreham Air Show
# Shoreham Air Show

Nine more bodies could be found in English air show wreckage

Aug 24th 2015, 3:48 PM 15,846 Views 23 Comments

The pilot remains in a critical condition in hospital.

# aviation - Friday 21 August, 2015

Could millions of Ryanair customers be due a refund?
# Delayed Payments
# Delayed Payments

Could millions of Ryanair customers be due a refund?

Aug 21st 2015, 5:59 PM 21,199 Views 10 Comments

They say no.

# aviation - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed

Aug 19th 2015, 11:47 AM 11,531 Views 7 Comments

The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.

# aviation - Thursday 13 August, 2015

An airline is to start weighing passengers before they board
# Excess Baggage
# Excess Baggage

An airline is to start weighing passengers before they board

Aug 13th 2015, 10:10 PM 45,081 Views 61 Comments

Uzbekistan Airways is to weigh passengers, hand luggage and all.

# aviation - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

America's air traffic controllers are dangerously overworked - are Ireland's?
# Eyes On The Sky
# Eyes On The Sky

America's air traffic controllers are dangerously overworked - are Ireland's?

Aug 11th 2015, 7:00 PM 8,747 Views 9 Comments

The IAA says no.

# aviation - Friday 7 August, 2015

The mystery of flight MH370 is looking no closer to being solved
# Hopes Dashed
# Hopes Dashed

The mystery of flight MH370 is looking no closer to being solved

Aug 7th 2015, 8:44 PM 15,359 Views 5 Comments

A piece of the wing found off Reunion island hasn’t yielded many fresh clues.

# aviation - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Plane that 'belongs to Bin Laden family' crashes killing four people
# England
# England

Plane that 'belongs to Bin Laden family' crashes killing four people

Aug 1st 2015, 8:20 AM 53,469 Views 69 Comments

It is being reported that Osama bin Laden’s sister and step mother are among those killed.

# aviation - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate
# Tokyo
# Tokyo

Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate

Jul 26th 2015, 5:31 PM 18,278 Views 18 Comments

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

# aviation - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Here's why every flight you take is obsessively monitored
# Eyes In The Sky
# Eyes In The Sky

Here's why every flight you take is obsessively monitored

Jul 21st 2015, 6:05 AM 27,504 Views 9 Comments

An engine alone, for example, is likely to have as many as 5,000 elements monitored every second.

# aviation - Friday 10 July, 2015

Ryanair has voted to sell its Aer Lingus shares
# Sold
# Sold

Ryanair has voted to sell its Aer Lingus shares

Jul 10th 2015, 8:01 AM 14,287 Views 56 Comments

The decision paves the way for the sale to IAG to be completed.

# aviation - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Two die after mid-air collision between fighter jet and plane
# South Carolina
# South Carolina

Two die after mid-air collision between fighter jet and plane

Jul 8th 2015, 10:42 AM 15,457 Views 8 Comments

The plane crash occurred over South Carolina.

# aviation - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine"
# Crash
# Crash

Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine"

Jul 2nd 2015, 10:06 AM 33,786 Views 28 Comments

“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”

# aviation - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Violent hailstorm leaves plane with a hole in its nose
# Hail To The Pilot
# Hail To The Pilot

Violent hailstorm leaves plane with a hole in its nose

Jul 1st 2015, 11:52 AM 22,377 Views 27 Comments

Nobody was injured, though.

Air force plane crashes into city killing at least 140
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Air force plane crashes into city killing at least 140

Jul 1st 2015, 8:36 AM 22,509 Views 7 Comments

No survivors are expected from on board the plane.

# aviation - Monday 29 June, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon after fire alarm in cargo hold
# Emergency
# Emergency

Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon after fire alarm in cargo hold

Jun 29th 2015, 3:24 PM 16,460 Views 15 Comments

There are no reports of injuries.

# aviation - Monday 8 June, 2015

Flight to Dublin forced to turn back - because of a bee
# Queen Of The Skies
# Queen Of The Skies

Flight to Dublin forced to turn back - because of a bee

Jun 8th 2015, 8:13 AM 25,060 Views 35 Comments

It was a Flybe flight. Seriously.

# aviation - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone
# Crowd Pleaser
# Crowd Pleaser

Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone

May 27th 2015, 10:22 PM 48,937 Views 38 Comments

Your move, Ryanair…

# aviation - Sunday 24 May, 2015

This is what a US Air Force mission looks like through a GoPro camera
# Top Guns
# Top Guns

This is what a US Air Force mission looks like through a GoPro camera

May 24th 2015, 3:00 PM 16,940 Views 44 Comments

Do you feel the need? The need…for speed?

Man phones in bomb threat to delay girlfriend's plane, gets arrested
# Grounded
# Grounded

Man phones in bomb threat to delay girlfriend's plane, gets arrested

May 24th 2015, 12:18 PM 41,066 Views 35 Comments

In case you needed to be told, don’t do this.

# aviation - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Dozens of flights grounded - because an iPad app had a glitch
# App-ocalypse
# App-ocalypse

Dozens of flights grounded - because an iPad app had a glitch

Apr 29th 2015, 10:17 PM 33,357 Views 20 Comments

Eh…..whoops?

# aviation - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Is a plan to build a 16km jet fuel pipeline in Dublin crazy?
# Plane Crazy
# Plane Crazy

Is a plan to build a 16km jet fuel pipeline in Dublin crazy?

Apr 28th 2015, 6:05 AM 27,548 Views 98 Comments

The plan would see a pipeline built from Dublin Port to Dublin Airport, along the route of the Malahide Road.

# aviation - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight
# Safe Landing
# Safe Landing

Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight

Apr 25th 2015, 1:47 PM 41,965 Views 28 Comments

All 97 passengers were evacuated safely.

# aviation - Friday 17 April, 2015

'Hackers could use in-flight TVs to access cockpits'
# Robot Planes
# Robot Planes

'Hackers could use in-flight TVs to access cockpits'

Apr 17th 2015, 6:00 AM 18,014 Views 40 Comments

A US government report warns against robotic control of planes.