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#Aviation

# aviation - Friday 10 February, 2012

Lawyer claims pilots’ decisions were main cause of Cork air crash
# Cork Air Crash
# Cork Air Crash

Lawyer claims pilots’ decisions were main cause of Cork air crash

Feb 10th 2012, 9:00 AM 3,441 Views 2 Comments

Families of the six victims and survivors intend to take legal action against the various aviation companies implicated in the crash at Cork Airport a year ago.

# aviation - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Interim report into Cork air crash finds sensor fault on plane
# Cork Air Crash
# Cork Air Crash

Interim report into Cork air crash finds sensor fault on plane

Feb 7th 2012, 3:56 PM 3,746 Views 4 Comments

Six people died when a Manx2 flight from Belfast to Cork crashed at Cork Airport almost a year ago.

# aviation - Sunday 5 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Feb 5th 2012, 8:00 PM 4,882 Views 0 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s main news…

# aviation - Saturday 4 February, 2012

French airline workers to strike for four days
# France
# France

French airline workers to strike for four days

Feb 4th 2012, 12:10 PM 2,333 Views 6 Comments

Air France says it is not sure yet how much disruption the strike will cause when it starts on Monday.

# aviation - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

US airlines go green by running flights on biofuels
# Biofuels
# Biofuels

US airlines go green by running flights on biofuels

Nov 8th 2011, 10:21 AM 518 Views 13 Comments

A number of US airlines are now running their planes on biofuels – such as algae-based and vegetable-based fuels – in an effort to fly cleaner and greener.

# aviation - Friday 4 November, 2011

Qantas flight makes emergency landing after engine trouble
# Qantas
# Qantas

Qantas flight makes emergency landing after engine trouble

Nov 4th 2011, 10:53 AM 694 Views 9 Comments

One of the A380′s four engines shut down during the flight from Singapore to London, forcing it to land in Dubai.

# aviation - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Aer Lingus losses grow, but outlook is brighter
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus losses grow, but outlook is brighter

Aug 31st 2011, 8:17 AM 406 Views 1 Comment

The flag-carrier’s losses for the first half of 2011 are 46 per cent worse than last year, but there’s better news to come.

# aviation - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Scottish airline to run Donegal to Dublin route
# Aviation
# Aviation

Scottish airline to run Donegal to Dublin route

Aug 24th 2011, 12:14 PM 796 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Aer Arann will operate the Kerry/Dublin service.

# aviation - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

'Lucky escape' for men injured in Tipperary light plane crash
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

'Lucky escape' for men injured in Tipperary light plane crash

Aug 10th 2011, 10:54 AM 701 Views 0 Comments

The pair are understood to have been on a training flight when their aircraft crashed in Co Tipperary yesterday morning.

# aviation - Friday 5 August, 2011

Ryanair accused of charging passenger in cardiac arrest for sandwich
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair accused of charging passenger in cardiac arrest for sandwich

Aug 5th 2011, 1:27 PM 5,261 Views 32 Comments

Ryanair said it acted in accordance with procedure in offering to divert the plane but the passenger’s family are not happy.

# aviation - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Shannon airport reopens following incident
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Shannon airport reopens following incident

Jul 17th 2011, 4:25 PM 894 Views 5 Comments

No one was injured in the earlier incident involving an Aer Lingus Regional flight.

Shannon Airport closed following technical failure on Aer Arann plane
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Shannon Airport closed following technical failure on Aer Arann plane

Jul 17th 2011, 12:38 PM 4,524 Views 16 Comments

A technical incident involving an Aer Arann plane, which had landed safely, will see Shannon shut until 4pm.

# aviation - Friday 27 May, 2011

Data shows Air France flight 447 fell 38,000 feet before crashing
# Flight 447
# Flight 447

Data shows Air France flight 447 fell 38,000 feet before crashing

May 27th 2011, 3:52 PM 869 Views 0 Comments

Plane fell faster than 11,000 feet a minute as it plunged towards the water in crash which killed all 228 people on board, including three young Irish women.

# aviation - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Aviation company behind Cork air crash 'in danger of losing its licence to fly'
# Cork Air Crash
# Cork Air Crash

Aviation company behind Cork air crash 'in danger of losing its licence to fly'

May 4th 2011, 11:28 AM 3,187 Views 0 Comments

Concerns over Barcelona-based Flightline outlined as BBC radio programme hears how survivor’s recollection of the horror crash.

# aviation - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

# aviation - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Take 5: Thursday
Live Apr 14th 2011, 4:55 PM

Take 5: Thursday

US aviation chief resigns after air traffic controllers fall asleep on job
Live Apr 14th 2011, 4:25 PM

US aviation chief resigns after air traffic controllers fall asleep on job

# aviation - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Dublin Airport defends low ranking in international airport survey
# Airport League
# Airport League

Dublin Airport defends low ranking in international airport survey

Mar 30th 2011, 5:23 PM 2,221 Views 0 Comments

Confidential report shows Ireland’s main airport ranks 98th out of 146 international air hubs – but DAA says it compares well with its peer airports in Europe.

# aviation - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Plane crash kills 14 in Honduras
# Honduras
# Honduras

Plane crash kills 14 in Honduras

Feb 15th 2011, 11:01 AM 560 Views 0 Comments

Honduran government officials among those killed when a small plane

# aviation - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

Co-pilot sends plane into near-death plunge while trying to adjust his seat
# Oops
# Oops

Co-pilot sends plane into near-death plunge while trying to adjust his seat

Dec 1st 2010, 9:42 PM 1,125 Views 0 Comments

His pilot colleague saves the day by jumping from the bathroom and halting nosedive of Indian passenger jet.

# aviation - Thursday 28 October, 2010

BA chief to see wages take off after Iberia merger
# Willie Walsh
# Willie Walsh

BA chief to see wages take off after Iberia merger

Oct 28th 2010, 10:30 AM 263 Views 0 Comments

Former Aer Lingus head Willie Walsh will get a 12% pay rise once the tie-up is completed.

# aviation - Saturday 9 October, 2010

Terminal 2 goes through final 'dry run'
# T2
# T2

Terminal 2 goes through final 'dry run'

Oct 9th 2010, 3:58 PM 422 Views 0 Comments

Final day of testing at Terminal 2 ahead of opening next month.

# aviation - Saturday 25 September, 2010

Sicilian airport remains closed after jet lands off runway
# Aviation
# Aviation

Sicilian airport remains closed after jet lands off runway

Sep 25th 2010, 3:44 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

Thirty passengers injured after plane lands on tarmac during heavy rain.

# aviation - Friday 20 August, 2010

European air traffic problems
# Air Traffic
# Air Traffic

European air traffic problems

Aug 20th 2010, 4:02 PM 233 Views 0 Comments

# aviation - Thursday 29 July, 2010

DAA forced to drop Airport charges
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

DAA forced to drop Airport charges

Jul 29th 2010, 5:10 PM 227 Views 0 Comments

No doubt Ryanair will be happy.

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