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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Flying

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Flying
Fijian Drua outclass Reds to book Super Rugby finals berth
It was a fifth home win in six matches for Drua.
# Flying
'I don't think Cork-Dublin flights will return' - Ryanair boss
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary has said he does not believe short-haul flights in Ireland are unacceptable from a climate perspective.
Last year
# on a jetplane
Inaugural flight takes off from Dublin Airport's new €320m North Runway
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
Aer Lingus says it 'can't guarantee' no flights will be cancelled over bank holiday weekend
Delays with processing luggage has meant some passengers have needed to leave the airport without their bags.
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
Michael O'Leary hits out at 'unprecedented handling delays' amid Ryanair summer recovery
Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working
Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working
The airport authority issued an update to say that its improvements ahead of the summer period had “achieved their desired result”.
All time
# Sweaty Palms
'They said sit down or get off' - the Kerry goalkeeper and nervous flyer who studies aircrafts
Laura Fitzgerald, who is an aeronautical engineer, has had a few nervy moments on airplanes.
# grounded
'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse
Many pilots have been laid off due to a lack of international travel during the pandemic.
# Flights
Ryanair says it is trying to speed up processing customer refunds from March to June
Pilots at the airline have accepted a 20% pay cut to “minimise job losses”.
# Flying
Limerick progress to league semi-finals after win over Waterford
Cian Lynch the star man as last year’s league winners nail four-point win.
# Flying
Rampant Watford climb out of drop zone for the first time this season
Abdoulaye Doucoure, Troy Deeney and Roberto Pereyra scored to earn the Hornets a 3-0 win at Bournemouth.
# Air Canada
'The plane just dropped': Dozens injured in turbulence on Air Canada flight
The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered “un-forecasted and sudden turbulence”.
# Banned
UK bans all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from its airspace following Ethiopia Airlines crash
A total of 157 people died after the plane went down on Sunday.
# dublin from the air
Photos: This stunning new book showcases Dublin's beauty from the air
The book combines landmarks and landscapes from both city and county.
'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot
Limerick native Gerry Humphreys has spent over 9,000 hours flying planes over the past three decades.
# Ibiza
Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'
Niall Harrington and his friends were on their way to Ibiza for a stag party.
# Shannon
Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom
Passengers on the aircraft diverted to Shannon were asked to provide handwriting samples as part of the investigation.
# be careful
Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it
There are a few essential things you need to before you fly your drone.
# Flying High
Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced
Experts say the popularity of these devices in both commercial and domestic markets has skyrocketed in recent years.
# Flying
One of the most underrated Irish players in the Championship scored a well-taken goal today
Matt Doherty was on target as Nuno Espirito Santo’s side beat Reading.
# Flying
16 frustrations everyone who has flown Ryanair will know too well
We hate to kick a man when he’s down, but…
# Top Guns
Pictures: The Air Corps flew in formation across Dublin this morning
The brief display of formation flying at speed was in honour of the State visit of Croatia’s president to these shores.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Is it okay to recline your seat as soon as you get on a plane?
Your daily bite-sized ballot break.
# Flying High
Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US
The planes usually cost around $115 million each, but are being “dry leased” by IAG.
# Flying High
Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried
We just avoided the grass.
# Not so fast
Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away
You should check a few things first before you go on your maiden flight.
# Bumpy Flight
Here's how to pick the best seat on a plane
Handy if you aren’t a great flyer.
Drones will face new rules to cut risks
“Drones have a place in modern society but they must be regulated,” says Fine Gael MEP.
# Flying
Millions more passengers help Ryanair grow half-year profits to over €1.17 billion
Figures show that 64.8 million flew with Ryanair in the six months to 30 September
# United Airlines
Pilots arrested in Glasgow on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol
Concerns were raised about the two men ahead of their 8am flight yesterday.
# 4th of july
'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport
The warning reportedly said there will be “a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK” airport.
# check yourself
Aer Lingus and Ryanair have changed how much it costs to check a bag
We’re into the high season now.
# Flying High
Ever wanted to be a pilot? Now's your chance
CityJet are hiring ten.
# Aviation
Going away soon? There's going to be a "summer of discontent"
European passengers face industrial action by French air traffic controllers tomorrow, with five more days scheduled.
# grounded
The only route from Cork to London City is to be cancelled
CityJet says there simply isn’t the demand to sustain the route.
# United Airlines
Man who asked for crackers on flight to the US cleared after plane diverted to Belfast
The Californian man had been forced to remain in Northern Ireland for 10 months.
# California
Woman killed after plane crashes into car
The pilot and his passenger received major injuries.
# the worst
The 15 absolute worst people in the airport
Hell on earth.
# hairplane!
This woman just found a whole new way to be annoying on an airplane
The woooOOOooorst!
# Home Advantage
10 reasons Irish fans are the best in the world
We know how to make ourselves feel right at home.
# flying sex toy
Throwing dildos at politicians not an appropriate way to celebrate New Zealand, says PM
That clears that up then.