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#Plane Crazy

# plane-crazy - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Explainer: Why on earth do airlines overbook flights? And do Irish airlines do it?
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# Get Off My Plane

Explainer: Why on earth do airlines overbook flights? And do Irish airlines do it?

Apr 11th 2017, 4:44 PM 33,446 Views 72 Comments

“Because it makes sense to do so” and “yes, at least Aer Lingus sometimes does” are the answers.

# plane-crazy - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy
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# Plane Crazy

Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy

Jan 28th 2016, 7:30 AM 30,917 Views 42 Comments

The exercise was called “irresponsible”.

# plane-crazy - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Some Liverpool fans are flying a 'Rodgers Out, Rafa In' banner over Anfield today
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Some Liverpool fans are flying a 'Rodgers Out, Rafa In' banner over Anfield today

May 2nd 2015, 2:53 PM 6,131 Views 14 Comments

It’s unknown who organised it at this stage.

# plane-crazy - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Is a plan to build a 16km jet fuel pipeline in Dublin crazy?
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# Plane Crazy

Is a plan to build a 16km jet fuel pipeline in Dublin crazy?

Apr 28th 2015, 6:05 AM 27,565 Views 98 Comments

The plan would see a pipeline built from Dublin Port to Dublin Airport, along the route of the Malahide Road.

# plane-crazy - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Here's how aeroplanes are tested to go into -40 degree temperatures
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# Brrrrrr

Here's how aeroplanes are tested to go into -40 degree temperatures

Jun 1st 2014, 4:00 PM 18,538 Views 18 Comments

This is why even if you crash land in the Tundra, you can enjoy movies on demand.

# plane-crazy - Monday 19 May, 2014

Aer Lingus says cabin crew demands would lead to 32 extra holiday days
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# Plane Crazy

Aer Lingus says cabin crew demands would lead to 32 extra holiday days

May 19th 2014, 8:36 PM 14,889 Views 65 Comments

The company also rejects talk of 16-hour days and 60-hour weeks.

# plane-crazy - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Plane lands on New York City highway
# Traffic Disruption
# Traffic Disruption

Plane lands on New York City highway

Jan 5th 2014, 2:37 PM 33,505 Views 37 Comments

Miraculously, nobody was seriously injured as the plane touched down on a busy road in afternoon traffic.