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#Aviation

# 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 19,228 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 54,265 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 51,016 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 20,496 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 62,321 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 180,237 Views 108 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 24,274 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 41,687 Views 55 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 29,904 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 33,692 Views 30 Comments

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

# 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 35,141 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 46,370 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 22,479 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 35,134 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 17,879 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 12,908 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 32,806 Views 36 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 24,768 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 11,233 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 38,013 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 17,318 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 42,504 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 19,322 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 11,802 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 26,451 Views 32 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 75,403 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 22,720 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 15,938 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 21,215 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 11,552 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 45,099 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 8,794 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 15,377 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 53,487 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 18,296 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 27,543 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 14,355 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 15,474 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 33,879 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 22,403 Views 26 Comments

Nobody was injured, though.