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# Come Fly With Me

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UK Border Force strike could lead to major airport disruption over Christmas
The Border Force strikes will take place every day for the rest of the year, except 27 December.
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Boost for Ireland U21s as clubs release players for Montenegro trip
Jim Crawford’s side travel with a squad of 29 players ahead of Tuesday’s European Championship qualifier.
New Green List kicks in: There are now just four countries and one of them is Liechtenstein
The government has pledged to update the Green List on a weekly basis.
12 times celebrities lost the rag at airlines
Proving once again that they’re just like us
More than four times the population of Ireland used Dublin Airport last year
The airport set a new record for passenger numbers.
Drones will face new rules to cut risks
“Drones have a place in modern society but they must be regulated,” says Fine Gael MEP.
Aer Lingus is hiring new cabin crew in recruitment drive
Here’s what you need to apply.
Dublin Airport the first airfield in the world to be on Google's Street View
People can now go beyond the window seat to tour the new runway and surrounding airfields.
Ryanair to fly out to three new sun destinations from Cork Airport
The new routes will add 50,000 extra passengers from the region.
This is how early you should book to get the cheapest flights*
According to Skyscanner, at least.
No wonder this man is smiling, Ryanair has doubled its profit to €103m
Passenger numbers grew to almost 25 million.
Dublin Airport considers another runway (again) as passenger numbers hit 25 million
An additional 3.3 million people used the airport in 2015.
Forget drones carrying goods, here's one that can fly a person around
The Chinese-built EHang 184 flies itself and can only be controlled by a tablet in the cockpit.
Take a look inside the 10 busiest airports in Europe
It was a big year for air travel in the region.
Turns out flying a drone professionally is more complex than you think...
For one, you’ll need two people if you want to properly capture footage.
Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed
The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.
You might actually WANT to have a long layover in these airports
A quick dip in a rooftop pool before the next flight? Don’t mind if we do…
Flying with Ryanair this weekend? You better check-in early
The airline says passengers need to check-in well before they’re meant to fly out.
Are flies afraid when you try to squash them?
Maybe, and it might be really important.
Here's why this incredible airport was named best in the world again
You’d almost fly there just to take a peek.
Aer Lingus named among the world's top safest low-cost airlines
However the airline’s passenger numbers fell in December.
Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown
Some 38 flights have been cancelled, but there are no reports of Irish flight delays.
Why are the RTÉ panel, Conor McGregor and Jonny Sexton releasing butterflies this week?
Hint: It’s all to do with DEBRA Ireland and EB Awareness Day.
Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history
Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.
Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy
Irish researchers are leading the way on this one.
United Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Dublin
The flight, which was headed to Washington from Manchester, landed safely with 155 passengers on board.
There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day
Air traffic figures for April show an increase at all three airports with Shannon seeing a significant rise of over 30 per cent.
Increase in number of passengers going through Irish airports this Easter
More than 250,000 people are expected to pass through Dublin airport this weekend.
Nine new routes at Shannon Airport
Ryanair have launched the new services.
Google Flight Search takes off in Ireland
The service will now include flights from Ryanair and Aer Lingus, allowing users to compare costs and times on the site.
Paper airplanes get an upgrade with smartphone-powered engine
Power Up 3.0 allows you to fly a paper airplane for 10 minutes using your smartphone.
Summer holidays give boost to Aer Lingus passenger figures
Passenger figures at Aer Lingus have increased by almost 3 per cent compared to this time last year.
3% more passengers fly with Aer Lingus in June
While long haul flown passengers is up by 17.2 per cent last month compared to the same time last year.
13 essential rules of airplane etiquette
Reclining, dining and snoozing – it’s a minefield up in the air…
VIDEO: Scary Plane Landing of the Day
If you’re afraid of flying you may want to look away now.
Little Britain comedy duo reported to be breaking up but Matt Lucas says no
One half of the comedy duo tweeted to his followers to deny the report.