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#Aviation

# aviation - Friday 21 June, 2013

Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC
# New York
# New York

Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC

Jun 21st 2013, 6:30 PM 14,861 Views 29 Comments

The Delta Air Lines Boeing 747 came close to a Shuttle America plane on 13 June.

# aviation - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights cancelled over 'single sky' strike
# Travel
# Travel

Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights cancelled over 'single sky' strike

Jun 11th 2013, 11:56 AM 32,601 Views 34 Comments

Have you holidays booked over the next three days? Read on.

# aviation - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

American Airlines grounds all flights because of tech glitch
# Aviation
# Aviation

American Airlines grounds all flights because of tech glitch

Apr 16th 2013, 10:55 PM 21,020 Views 27 Comments

Systems have now been fully restored but delays and cancellations are expected.

# aviation - Monday 8 April, 2013

Research says transatlantic flights will be 'bumpier' by 2050
# Bumpy Ride
# Bumpy Ride

Research says transatlantic flights will be 'bumpier' by 2050

Apr 8th 2013, 9:20 PM 18,663 Views 33 Comments

Why? More turbulence could be a symptom of climate change.

# aviation - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Lufthansa flights cancelled as staff strikes commence
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Lufthansa flights cancelled as staff strikes commence

Mar 21st 2013, 10:01 AM 4,058 Views 11 Comments

Workers at Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne have walked out.

# aviation - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Stuck in the mud: Poland airport closes as plane skids off runway
# Aviation
# Aviation

Stuck in the mud: Poland airport closes as plane skids off runway

Mar 13th 2013, 12:53 PM 8,992 Views 14 Comments

Last night’s flight to Dublin was delayed as a result.

# aviation - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Calls for government to protect future of Knock Airport
# Knock Airport
# Knock Airport

Calls for government to protect future of Knock Airport

Mar 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,008 Views 43 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the future of the airport in the wake of the government’s proposals to secure the future of Shannon Airport.

# aviation - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Transatlantic flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Transatlantic flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport

Feb 21st 2013, 2:17 PM 20,706 Views 40 Comments

US Airways flight 799, from Amsterdam to Philadelphia, had only just cleared Ireland before deciding to turn back.

# aviation - Monday 28 January, 2013

Ryanair still optimistic on Aer Lingus bid
# Aviation
# Aviation

Ryanair still optimistic on Aer Lingus bid

Jan 28th 2013, 8:09 AM 4,835 Views 46 Comments

The airline said its bid involves two upfront buyers, each basing aircraft in Ireland.

# aviation - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Boeing crisis deepens as Dreamliners grounded worldwide
# Boeing
# Boeing

Boeing crisis deepens as Dreamliners grounded worldwide

Jan 17th 2013, 7:59 AM 7,830 Views 25 Comments

Aviators have grounded most of the world’s 787 Dreamliner fleet until a fire risk linked to the plane’s batteries can be fixed.

# aviation - Monday 10 December, 2012

Plans to make Shannon a tourist attraction unveiled
# Shannon
# Shannon

Plans to make Shannon a tourist attraction unveiled

Dec 10th 2012, 5:58 PM 9,191 Views 56 Comments

The six-year plan was produced by Clare County Council and unveiled this morning. It includes an aviation museum and ‘green infrastructure’.

# aviation - Monday 3 December, 2012

Ireland West Airport Knock threatens legal challenge over Shannon plans
# Aviation
# Aviation

Ireland West Airport Knock threatens legal challenge over Shannon plans

Dec 3rd 2012, 10:17 AM 6,980 Views 19 Comments

Management said it may have “no choice but to challenge the Government’s inequitable behaviour towards the airport in the courts”.

# aviation - Monday 29 October, 2012

Tour the Gulfstream G650 - it only costs €50m
# Rich List
# Rich List

Tour the Gulfstream G650 - it only costs €50m

Oct 29th 2012, 5:00 PM 19,521 Views 35 Comments

It flies at almost the speed of sound and Oprah, Warren Buffet and Ralph Lauren want one.

# aviation - Sunday 14 October, 2012

World record: Daredevil Felix Baumgartner skydives from 24.2 miles above Earth
# Skydiving
# Skydiving

World record: Daredevil Felix Baumgartner skydives from 24.2 miles above Earth

Oct 14th 2012, 7:55 PM 51,759 Views 70 Comments

The Austrian skydiver jumped from about 128,000 feet above earth – breaking the sound barrier in his four-minute freefall.

# aviation - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Report confirms Ryanair complied with EU operations procedures
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Report confirms Ryanair complied with EU operations procedures

Sep 20th 2012, 11:40 AM 4,888 Views 33 Comments

Irish and Spanish aviation and transport authorities met yesterday to discuss the airline’s safety standards.

# aviation - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Irish authorities in talks with Spain over Ryanair's safety standards
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Irish authorities in talks with Spain over Ryanair's safety standards

Sep 18th 2012, 5:19 PM 10,325 Views 40 Comments

An Irish delegate gave its assurances to Spain about the oversight of Ryanair’s operations.

# aviation - Monday 20 August, 2012

Amelia Earhart search expedition finds 'debris field' off Pacific island
# Amelia Earhart
# Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart search expedition finds 'debris field' off Pacific island

Aug 20th 2012, 7:16 PM 9,126 Views 9 Comments

High-res footage has revealed “a scattering of man-made objects” in location consistent with 1937 photo which sparked search.

# aviation - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat

Aug 16th 2012, 9:10 AM 3,690 Views 0 Comments

The flight from New York made an emergency landing after an anonymous phone call said there were explosives on board.

# aviation - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Aer Lingus traffic figures increase with summer surge
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Aer Lingus traffic figures increase with summer surge

Aug 7th 2012, 8:42 AM 3,105 Views 25 Comments

Just over one million people flew with Aer Lingus in July, the vast majority of them on short haul flights.

# aviation - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Dublin Airport back to normal after diverted flight caused disruption
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

Dublin Airport back to normal after diverted flight caused disruption

Aug 4th 2012, 10:41 AM 7,642 Views 12 Comments

A flight from London to Boston had to make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport after a technical problem.

# aviation - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Aer Lingus and DAA staff vote for industrial action
# Pensions
# Pensions

Aer Lingus and DAA staff vote for industrial action

Aug 1st 2012, 6:12 PM 5,688 Views 53 Comments

Workers are unhappy with proposed changes to their pensions.

# aviation - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Ryanair's next big idea: bigger doors on planes so people can board faster
# Two By Two
# Two By Two

Ryanair's next big idea: bigger doors on planes so people can board faster

Jul 31st 2012, 4:50 PM 12,121 Views 90 Comments

“We want two people to walk through the door,” says Ryanair’s Chief Financial Officer.

# aviation - Monday 30 July, 2012

Aer Lingus announces partnership deal with Etihad
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus announces partnership deal with Etihad

Jul 30th 2012, 10:00 AM 5,874 Views 25 Comments

Airlines have reached a new interline and code-share agreements to expand route choices for their customers.

# aviation - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Aer Lingus tells shareholders to reject Ryanair offer
# Takeover
# Takeover

Aer Lingus tells shareholders to reject Ryanair offer

Jul 18th 2012, 7:58 AM 3,484 Views 23 Comments

The airline says that the reasons for stopping the takeover on competition grounds on now “even stronger”.

# aviation - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Ryanair makes €694 million bid for Aer Lingus
# Aviation
# Aviation

Ryanair makes €694 million bid for Aer Lingus

Jul 17th 2012, 4:39 PM 5,220 Views 50 Comments

It’s official.

# aviation - Friday 6 July, 2012

[Update] Enterprise Ireland distances itself from pilot training school controversy
# Irish Pilots
# Irish Pilots

[Update] Enterprise Ireland distances itself from pilot training school controversy

Jul 6th 2012, 12:27 PM 5,806 Views 10 Comments

The Minister and the IAA say they are working to resolve the situation but no guarantee on the students’ money can be given.

# aviation - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Would these posters entice you to visit Ireland?
# Nostalgia
# Nostalgia

Would these posters entice you to visit Ireland?

Jul 5th 2012, 8:00 AM 18,630 Views 28 Comments

Check out these amazing aviation advertisements from Aer Lingus, TWA and others during the 1950s and 1960s.

# aviation - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Irish Aviation Authority working on behalf of trainee pilots
# Aviation
# Aviation

Irish Aviation Authority working on behalf of trainee pilots

Jul 4th 2012, 6:59 PM 5,072 Views 5 Comments

The group of Irish pilots are stranded in Florida and face losing up to €85,000 each.

# aviation - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Security problems at Dublin Airport have been fixed
# Come Fly With Us
# Come Fly With Us

Security problems at Dublin Airport have been fixed

Jun 14th 2012, 12:19 PM 3,128 Views 10 Comments

The airport had been given two months to solve the security issues raised by the European Commission.

# aviation - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Plane tyre bursts on landing at Dublin Airport
# Runway
# Runway

Plane tyre bursts on landing at Dublin Airport

Jun 12th 2012, 12:26 PM 6,693 Views 12 Comments

The plane had just arrived from the Isle of Man when the incident happened. All 29 passengers were unhurt and disembarked safely.

# aviation - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Five killed, 13 injured in Ukraine plane crash
# Aviation
# Aviation

Five killed, 13 injured in Ukraine plane crash

Jun 10th 2012, 12:29 PM 2,572 Views 0 Comments

The small aircraft made an emergency landing at Borodyanka airport, about 30km west of Kiev.

# aviation - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Plane goes off the runway at Waterford Airport
# Aviation
# Aviation

Plane goes off the runway at Waterford Airport

Jun 5th 2012, 6:45 PM 12,448 Views 53 Comments

No injuries are reported after the FlyBe passenger plane came off the runway this evening.

# aviation - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city

Jun 3rd 2012, 6:39 PM 4,650 Views 8 Comments

The plane crashed into a two-storey building in Africa’s largest city. Residents said the plane had been coming in low and making a loud noise before it crashed.

# aviation - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Wreck of Russian plane found in Indonesia
# Aviation
# Aviation

Wreck of Russian plane found in Indonesia

May 10th 2012, 7:52 AM 2,199 Views 0 Comments

There is little hope of finding any survivors.

# aviation - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Russian plane disappears during demonstration flight
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Russian plane disappears during demonstration flight

May 9th 2012, 1:29 PM 5,765 Views 4 Comments

Plane carrying 46 people has lost contact with air traffic controllers while flying in western Indonesia.

# aviation - Monday 2 April, 2012

# aviation - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Fresh search for Amelia Earhart and navigator 75 years after disappearance
# Amelia Earhart
# Amelia Earhart

Fresh search for Amelia Earhart and navigator 75 years after disappearance

Mar 20th 2012, 4:06 PM 6,130 Views 13 Comments

Earhart and Fred Noonan went missing over the Pacific in 1937, but the remains of their aircraft have never been found.

# aviation - Monday 12 March, 2012

€1.8m regulator's office 'investigated one complaint per day' - Ryanair
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

€1.8m regulator's office 'investigated one complaint per day' - Ryanair

Mar 12th 2012, 12:20 PM 5,276 Views 50 Comments

Michael O’Leary demands that the Commission for Aviation Regulation explain why its staff are paid such a high average salary.

# aviation - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Aer Lingus revenue up 6pc to €1.28 billion
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus revenue up 6pc to €1.28 billion

Feb 28th 2012, 11:06 AM 1,399 Views 19 Comments

The airline says that passenger levels rose slightly to hit 9.5 million last year.

# aviation - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Traffic at Irish airports declined in January
# Airports
# Airports

Traffic at Irish airports declined in January

Feb 16th 2012, 10:54 AM 1,280 Views 9 Comments

The latest figures show that commercial flights were down most at Cork airport compared to January 2011.