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# Aviation

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Being nicer is making more money for Ryanair
The company reckons they’ll make more money in the second half of the year as well.
Why is aeroplane food so bad?
It’s more to do with science, than anything else.
Flying out of Dublin could be about to get cheaper
But Dublin Airport isn’t happy about the news.
Flying could be about to get way more comfortable
Even in economy.
After months of mapping mystery part of Indian Ocean, desolate search for MH370 resumes
The area was largely unknown to scientists before the new maps were made.
Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards
This is the first time an Irish airport has won this award and judges singled it out because of its success in ending five years of “seemingly interminable decline”.
Why is airport security different around the world?
Shoes off? Laptops out? One shoe on? Laptop half in the bag, half out?
This plane could replace 12,000 jets - and it finally took off this week
The planes are vastly more efficient, Airbus says.
Fancy yourself as the next Michael O'Leary? New third-level courses could be for you
DCU and the DAA have joined up to establish the Dublin Aviation Institute.
Lower airfares from Dublin at risk as cold water poured on price plan
Aviation watchdog said airport’s license in danger if lower charges mean security cuts.
Low fares mean Ryanair jets are getting really full
Record 9.4 million punters used the low-cost carrier last month.
Got a nut allergy and due to fly? Here's what you can do
One family is faced with not bringing their child to meet his grandparents because of his allergies.
Flight diverted to Shannon Airport after woman goes into labour
The woman has been taken to the University Maternity Hospital in Limerick.
Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert
Iceland’s Meteorological Office said there is no sign of an eruption.
This is what NASA’s unmanned airplane looks like - and it’s terrifying
It can hover like a helicopter and fly like a plane…
How many flights come in and out of Dublin every day?
Lots. Lots and lots.
Cleared for takeoff: US private equity player snaps up Shannon firm
Eirtech will be merged with two other companies to form a global presence.
Passengers, locations and freight: Here are the key stats for Irish aviation in 2013
Latest CSO figures show rise in passenger levels passing through Irish airports last year.
Passenger plane escorted to Manchester by fighter jet after reports of device on board
A man has been arrested on suspicion of making a fake bomb threat.
US aviation authority threatens Southwest Airlines with $12m fine over safety concerns
The FAA says the fine relates to repairs made to Boeing 737 planes in Southwest Airlines’ fleet.
Airbus patents new "moped-style" aeroplane seats
They look really, really uncomfortable.
N America-Europe flights through Irish airspace beat 2008 peak
An average of 1,759 flights a day flew in Irish airspace in June, according to the Irish Aviation Authority.
It may look like a near-miss, but this pilot did exactly what he was supposed to do
The Spanish aviation authorities say that there was no danger of the planes colliding.
Here's what a fighter jet flying through canyons looks like from the backseat
And sounds. My word, the sounds.
Opinion: Amelia Mary Earhart vanished 77 years ago today, but her legacy lives on
Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on an around-the-world flight attempt secured her place in history, but so did her championing of women’s rights.
Ryanair's No. 2 is stepping down, but they've got a replacement already lined up
Current finance director Neil Sorahan is taking over from Howard Millar.
Medics 'forced to use plastic bags and tissues' on injured Ryanair passengers
The airline said that passengers sustained minor injuries, but passengers are disputing this.
Pilot hailed after landing plane that had lost power
The plane was damaged in the landing, but all on board were unhurt.
Ryanair is getting even cuddlier - now they'll heat your baby's bottle
As Aer Lingus struggles with industrial relations, Ryanair is stepping up the charm offensive – what does this mean for the Irish aviation industry?
Move over NASA. Pilots are pretty good at dramatic selfies as well
The pilots take on the astronauts in the ‘who takes the best selfies’ war.
Man arrested after threatening to blow up plane to "a destination in Europe"
The plane was boarded by anti-terrorism agents who entered into talks with the alleged would-be hijacker.
What's the world's most popular international airline?
The answer might surprise you.
Ground staff blamed as Ryanair plane rolls into a fire station at Rome Airport
Nobody was injured in the incident, which happened during a strike by Italian ground staff.
Here's how aeroplanes are tested to go into -40 degree temperatures
This is why even if you crash land in the Tundra, you can enjoy movies on demand.
Ryanair boss O'Leary criticises Aer Lingus cabin crew and board
The Ryanair chief said Aer Lingus cabin crew are among the “most protected and least overworked groups in Ireland”.
Ryanair hits back at 'Aer Lingus strike price hike' accusation
The company says that higher prices on the day of the proposed Aer Lingus strike are to do with interest in the flights.
Aer Lingus says cabin crew demands would lead to 32 extra holiday days
The company also rejects talk of 16-hour days and 60-hour weeks.
Plane diverted to Dublin Airport after flight attendants report illnesses
Reports suggest that the crew fell ill early in the flight.
Aer Lingus cabin crew vote for industrial action
Impact says the ballot shows the “frustration” of cabin crew.
Irish cargo plane's landing gear failure causes runway closure at UK airport
East Midlands Airport state that the runway is closed until further notice.