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#Flying

# flying - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Inaugural flight takes off from Dublin Airport's new €320m North Runway
# On A Jetplane
# On A Jetplane

Inaugural flight takes off from Dublin Airport's new €320m North Runway

Updated Aug 24th 2022, 12:14 PM 50,029 Views 98 Comments

The new North Runway is 3.1 kilometres in length and is located 1.69km north of the current main runway at the airport.

# flying - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Aer Lingus says it 'can't guarantee' no flights will be cancelled over bank holiday weekend
# Flying
# Flying

Aer Lingus says it 'can't guarantee' no flights will be cancelled over bank holiday weekend

Updated Jul 26th 2022, 12:00 PM 36,144 Views 25 Comments
  • The airline said most cancellations were due to flight caps in other airports
  • Aer Lingus, DAA and two third-party baggage handlers appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee today
  • One baggage handler currently has nearly 3,000 lost bags to process

# flying - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working
# DAA
# DAA

Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working

Jul 5th 2022, 7:20 AM 15,632 Views 8 Comments

The airport authority issued an update to say that its improvements ahead of the summer period had “achieved their desired result”.

# flying - Saturday 13 November, 2021

'They said sit down or get off' - the Kerry goalkeeper and nervous flyer who studies aircrafts
# Sweaty Palms
From The42
# Sweaty Palms

'They said sit down or get off' - the Kerry goalkeeper and nervous flyer who studies aircrafts

Nov 13th 2021, 12:06 PM 4,099 Views 1 Comment

Laura Fitzgerald, who is an aeronautical engineer, has had a few nervy moments on airplanes.

# flying - Sunday 27 June, 2021

'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse

Jun 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 37,303 Views 32 Comments

Many pilots have been laid off due to a lack of international travel during the pandemic.

# flying - Friday 3 July, 2020

Ryanair says it is trying to speed up processing customer refunds from March to June
# Flights
# Flights

Ryanair says it is trying to speed up processing customer refunds from March to June

Jul 3rd 2020, 9:06 AM 27,243 Views 41 Comments

Pilots at the airline have accepted a 20% pay cut to “minimise job losses”.

# flying - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Limerick progress to league semi-finals after win over Waterford
# Flying
From The42
# Flying

Limerick progress to league semi-finals after win over Waterford

Mar 7th 2020, 7:20 PM 13,864 Views 16 Comments

Cian Lynch the star man as last year’s league winners nail four-point win.

# flying - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Rampant Watford climb out of drop zone for the first time this season
# Flying
From The42
# Flying

Rampant Watford climb out of drop zone for the first time this season

Jan 12th 2020, 4:16 PM 8,743 Views 6 Comments

Abdoulaye Doucoure, Troy Deeney and Roberto Pereyra scored to earn the Hornets a 3-0 win at Bournemouth.

# flying - Friday 12 July, 2019

'The plane just dropped': Dozens injured in turbulence on Air Canada flight
# Air Canada
# Air Canada

'The plane just dropped': Dozens injured in turbulence on Air Canada flight

Jul 12th 2019, 7:50 AM 37,702 Views 34 Comments

The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered “un-forecasted and sudden turbulence”.

# flying - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

UK bans all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from its airspace following Ethiopia Airlines crash
# Banned
# Banned

UK bans all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from its airspace following Ethiopia Airlines crash

Updated Mar 12th 2019, 2:14 PM 18,162 Views 28 Comments

A total of 157 people died after the plane went down on Sunday.

# flying - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Photos: This stunning new book showcases Dublin's beauty from the air
# Dublin From The Air
# Dublin From The Air

Photos: This stunning new book showcases Dublin's beauty from the air

Dec 8th 2018, 10:00 PM 28,773 Views 72 Comments

The book combines landmarks and landscapes from both city and county.

# flying - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot
# BRAY AIR DISPLAY
# BRAY AIR DISPLAY

'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot

Jul 28th 2018, 10:00 AM 11,675 Views 8 Comments

Limerick native Gerry Humphreys has spent over 9,000 hours flying planes over the past three decades.

# flying - Monday 18 June, 2018

Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'
# Ibiza
# Ibiza

Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'

Jun 18th 2018, 3:04 PM 100,394 Views 92 Comments

Niall Harrington and his friends were on their way to Ibiza for a stag party.

# flying - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom
# Shannon
# Shannon

Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom

Jun 12th 2018, 12:59 PM 12,812 Views 19 Comments

Passengers on the aircraft diverted to Shannon were asked to provide handwriting samples as part of the investigation.

# flying - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it
# Be Careful
# Be Careful

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it

Dec 26th 2017, 1:06 PM 40,828 Views 28 Comments

There are a few essential things you need to before you fly your drone.

# flying - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced
# Flying High
# Flying High

Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced

Dec 24th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,479 Views 24 Comments

Experts say the popularity of these devices in both commercial and domestic markets has skyrocketed in recent years.

# flying - Saturday 18 November, 2017

One of the most underrated Irish players in the Championship scored a well-taken goal today
# Flying
From The42
# Flying

One of the most underrated Irish players in the Championship scored a well-taken goal today

Nov 18th 2017, 8:27 PM 9,467 Views 7 Comments

Matt Doherty was on target as Nuno Espirito Santo’s side beat Reading.

# flying - Thursday 21 September, 2017

16 frustrations everyone who has flown Ryanair will know too well
# Flying
From The Daily Edge
# Flying

16 frustrations everyone who has flown Ryanair will know too well

Sep 21st 2017, 11:16 AM 11,391 Views 6 Comments

We hate to kick a man when he’s down, but…

# flying - Monday 3 April, 2017

Pictures: The Air Corps flew in formation across Dublin this morning
# Top Guns
# Top Guns

Pictures: The Air Corps flew in formation across Dublin this morning

Apr 3rd 2017, 12:57 PM 35,076 Views 158 Comments

The brief display of formation flying at speed was in honour of the State visit of Croatia’s president to these shores.

Poll: Is it okay to recline your seat as soon as you get on a plane?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Is it okay to recline your seat as soon as you get on a plane?

Apr 3rd 2017, 12:45 PM 41,828 Views 103 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# flying - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US
# Flying High
# Flying High

Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US

Mar 7th 2017, 6:13 AM 39,225 Views 54 Comments

The planes usually cost around $115 million each, but are being “dry leased” by IAG.

# flying - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried
# Flying High
# Flying High

Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried

Feb 26th 2017, 9:30 PM 36,781 Views 26 Comments

We just avoided the grass.

# flying - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away
# Not So Fast
# Not So Fast

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away

Dec 25th 2016, 6:30 PM 36,208 Views 22 Comments

You should check a few things first before you go on your maiden flight.

# flying - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Here's how to pick the best seat on a plane
# Bumpy Flight
# Bumpy Flight

Here's how to pick the best seat on a plane

Dec 18th 2016, 6:00 PM 28,368 Views 26 Comments

Handy if you aren’t a great flyer.

# flying - Monday 14 November, 2016

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Nov 14th 2016, 4:16 PM 13,700 Views 17 Comments

“Drones have a place in modern society but they must be regulated,” says Fine Gael MEP.

# flying - Monday 7 November, 2016

Millions more passengers help Ryanair grow half-year profits to over €1.17 billion
# Flying
# Flying

Millions more passengers help Ryanair grow half-year profits to over €1.17 billion

Nov 7th 2016, 7:37 AM 6,781 Views 11 Comments

Figures show that 64.8 million flew with Ryanair in the six months to 30 September

# flying - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Pilots arrested in Glasgow on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

Pilots arrested in Glasgow on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol

Aug 28th 2016, 6:09 PM 28,685 Views 26 Comments

Concerns were raised about the two men ahead of their 8am flight yesterday.

# flying - Saturday 2 July, 2016

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport
# 4th Of July
# 4th Of July

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:53 PM 36,753 Views 73 Comments

The warning reportedly said there will be “a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK” airport.

# flying - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have changed how much it costs to check a bag
# Check Yourself
# Check Yourself

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have changed how much it costs to check a bag

Jun 2nd 2016, 10:12 AM 56,623 Views 36 Comments

We’re into the high season now.

# flying - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Ever wanted to be a pilot? Now's your chance
# Flying High
# Flying High

Ever wanted to be a pilot? Now's your chance

May 31st 2016, 4:05 PM 30,537 Views 27 Comments

CityJet are hiring ten.

# flying - 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 54,269 Views 39 Comments

European passengers face industrial action by French air traffic controllers tomorrow, with five more days scheduled.

# flying - 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 24,277 Views 35 Comments

CityJet says there simply isn’t the demand to sustain the route.

# flying - 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 41,692 Views 55 Comments

The Californian man had been forced to remain in Northern Ireland for 10 months.

# flying - 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 29,914 Views 18 Comments

The pilot and his passenger received major injuries.

# flying - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

The 15 absolute worst people in the airport
# The Worst
From The Daily Edge
# The Worst

The 15 absolute worst people in the airport

Mar 30th 2016, 9:30 PM 20,170 Views 8 Comments

Hell on earth.

# flying - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

This woman just found a whole new way to be annoying on an airplane
# Hairplane!
From The Daily Edge
# Hairplane!

This woman just found a whole new way to be annoying on an airplane

Mar 29th 2016, 8:07 PM 11,306 Views 9 Comments

The woooOOOooorst!

# flying - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

10 reasons Irish fans are the best in the world
# Home Advantage
From The42
# Home Advantage

10 reasons Irish fans are the best in the world

Feb 9th 2016, 4:13 PM 25,629 Views 42 Comments

We know how to make ourselves feel right at home.

# flying - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Throwing dildos at politicians not an appropriate way to celebrate New Zealand, says PM
# Flying Sex Toy
# Flying Sex Toy

Throwing dildos at politicians not an appropriate way to celebrate New Zealand, says PM

Feb 6th 2016, 11:45 AM 22,484 Views 41 Comments

That clears that up then.

# flying - 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 35,158 Views 21 Comments

No more waiting. Hooray!

# flying - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars'
# Giddy Up
From Business ETC
# Giddy Up

Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars'

Jan 19th 2016, 2:10 PM 19,266 Views 34 Comments

It’s because these drones will be able to sense and avoid obstacles that may cross their path.

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