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# plane - Friday 5 September, 2014

Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history

Sep 5th 2014, 8:17 AM 9,047 Views 40 Comments

Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.

# plane - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Aer Lingus passenger numbers continue to increase, up 7%
# Fly Away
# Fly Away

Aer Lingus passenger numbers continue to increase, up 7%

Sep 4th 2014, 7:56 AM 3,909 Views 13 Comments

There was also a 22.3% increase in the number of transatlantic passengers, which stood at 148,000.

# plane - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 30th 2014, 8:51 PM 17,785 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about the Irish operation in the Golan Heights, a tragic road crash in Cork, rail talks… and VERY LOUD NOISES.

Seven killed as Ukrainian cargo plane crashes in Sahara
# Algeria
# Algeria

Seven killed as Ukrainian cargo plane crashes in Sahara

Aug 30th 2014, 3:36 PM 5,545 Views 14 Comments

The Antonov 12, which had come from Glasgow, came down near Tamanrasset airport around 2,000km south of Algiers.

# plane - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Pilot averts disaster after false arm fell off as he landed plane
# Investigation
# Investigation

Pilot averts disaster after false arm fell off as he landed plane

Aug 14th 2014, 3:35 PM 20,517 Views 50 Comments

The incident happened after his prosthetic limb became detached on a flight in February.

# plane - Monday 11 August, 2014

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...

Aug 11th 2014, 3:30 PM 20,617 Views 68 Comments

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

# plane - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Almost 50 dead after plane crashes close to residential area in Iran - reports
# Tehran
# Tehran

Almost 50 dead after plane crashes close to residential area in Iran - reports

Aug 10th 2014, 9:34 AM 13,280 Views 32 Comments

There were conflicting accounts of the airline that the plane belonged to.

# plane - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Aer Lingus flight diverted to Toulouse due to bomb scare at Perpignan airport
# France
# France

Aer Lingus flight diverted to Toulouse due to bomb scare at Perpignan airport

Aug 7th 2014, 6:08 PM 23,487 Views 38 Comments

Perpignan airport was evacuated due to a bomb scare this afternoon.

# plane - Monday 28 July, 2014

MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official
# Investigation
# Investigation

MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official

Jul 28th 2014, 5:55 PM 13,535 Views 229 Comments

The investigators leading the probe in the Netherlands would not give confirmation.

# plane - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Bodies of MH17 victims keep arriving in the Netherlands
# Coming Home
# Coming Home

Bodies of MH17 victims keep arriving in the Netherlands

Jul 24th 2014, 8:03 AM 9,005 Views 90 Comments

Relatives joined the King yesterday as bodies arrived at Eindhoven airport.

# plane - Sunday 20 July, 2014

LIVESTREAM: 30 aircraft take to the skies for impressive display over Bray
# Loop The Loop
# Loop The Loop

LIVESTREAM: 30 aircraft take to the skies for impressive display over Bray

Jul 20th 2014, 3:15 PM 21,535 Views 26 Comments

85,000 people are expected to watch the display from the ground but if you can’t be there, you can watch it from the comfort of your own home.

# plane - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Rebels are 'blocking investigators' from MH17 crash site
# Malaysia Airlines
# Malaysia Airlines

Rebels are 'blocking investigators' from MH17 crash site

Jul 19th 2014, 8:26 PM 31,866 Views 341 Comments

The Ukrainin government said rebels were blocking Ukrainian investigators from accessing the site

Family pays tribute to Irish woman killed in MH17 disaster
# Malaysia Airlines
# Malaysia Airlines

Family pays tribute to Irish woman killed in MH17 disaster

Jul 19th 2014, 9:26 AM 18,350 Views 12 Comments

Edel Mahady’s family said she would not want time wasted hating those responsible for her death.

# plane - Friday 18 July, 2014

Obama: 'Evidence suggests MH17 shot down by missile that came from rebel territory'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Obama: 'Evidence suggests MH17 shot down by missile that came from rebel territory'

Jul 18th 2014, 5:30 PM 7,778 Views 50 Comments

The US President added that more sanctions could be imposed on Russia

This dramatic radar image shows airlines reacting to the crash of MH17
# Mh17
# Mh17

This dramatic radar image shows airlines reacting to the crash of MH17

Jul 18th 2014, 10:49 AM 55,573 Views 51 Comments

Decisive measures were taken.

In pictures: The MH17 crash site
# Mh17
# Mh17

In pictures: The MH17 crash site

Jul 18th 2014, 9:54 AM 20,512 Views 52 Comments

Just outside the town of Grabovo, the wreckage in which 298 people lost their lives lies. Here’s what it looks like.

# plane - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Malaysian passenger plane shot down by surface-to-air missile over Ukraine
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Malaysian passenger plane shot down by surface-to-air missile over Ukraine

Jul 17th 2014, 9:29 PM 154,190 Views 475 Comments

Malaysia Airlines says it has “lost all contact” with flight MH17 from Amsterdam.

# plane - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Two Ryanair planes damaged in collision at Stansted Airport
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two Ryanair planes damaged in collision at Stansted Airport

Jun 28th 2014, 8:36 PM 50,995 Views 82 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

# plane - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport

Jun 24th 2014, 9:47 PM 18,591 Views 42 Comments

The unidentified gunmen opened fire on the plane as it landed.

# plane - Friday 20 June, 2014

Underwater search for MH370 to move again - this time west of Perth
# Missing
# Missing

Underwater search for MH370 to move again - this time west of Perth

Jun 20th 2014, 3:51 PM 8,312 Views 15 Comments

The search will be moving south of the previously suspected crash site after new analysis.

# plane - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Portrait of an Irish holidaymaker: Bald, generous and drinking on the plane
# Scoops On A Plane
# Scoops On A Plane

Portrait of an Irish holidaymaker: Bald, generous and drinking on the plane

Jun 18th 2014, 1:57 PM 17,135 Views 28 Comments

How much do we spend on drink, clothes and personal grooming when heading on holidays, compared to other nations?

# plane - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport

Jun 11th 2014, 11:19 AM 20,158 Views 21 Comments

After getting the warning one of the aircraft had to make an immediate right turn to avoid a crash.

# plane - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Man arrested after threatening to blow up plane to "a destination in Europe"
# Hijacking
# Hijacking

Man arrested after threatening to blow up plane to "a destination in Europe"

Jun 10th 2014, 1:51 PM 11,681 Views 7 Comments

The plane was boarded by anti-terrorism agents who entered into talks with the alleged would-be hijacker.

# plane - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Sunbather has incredible near-miss with low-flying plane (video)
# Narrow Escape
From The Daily Edge
# Narrow Escape

Sunbather has incredible near-miss with low-flying plane (video)

Jun 3rd 2014, 11:52 AM 3,049 Views 0 Comments

AAAAARRRRGGGGHHHHH.

# plane - Monday 19 May, 2014

Second time this month that US Airways plane diverts to Dublin over crew illness
# Venice To Philadelphia
# Venice To Philadelphia

Second time this month that US Airways plane diverts to Dublin over crew illness

May 19th 2014, 3:03 PM 25,237 Views 48 Comments

Both flights were bound to Philadelphia, having left Venice. The flight crew and passengers were not affected.

# plane - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Irish man gets 'all clear' after deadly MERS virus fears
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Irish man gets 'all clear' after deadly MERS virus fears

May 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,267 Views 7 Comments

Paddy Reilly was tested after travelling on the same plane as an American man who was later diagnosed with the potentially fatal MERs virus.

# plane - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day

May 14th 2014, 7:44 AM 6,494 Views 12 Comments

Air traffic figures for April show an increase at all three airports with Shannon seeing a significant rise of over 30 per cent.

# plane - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Malaysia to release preliminary report into Flight MH370 today
# Missing Plane
# Missing Plane

Malaysia to release preliminary report into Flight MH370 today

May 1st 2014, 6:15 AM 9,748 Views 18 Comments

The plane disappeared on 8 March. A massive hunt for the wreckage has so far proved fruitless.

# plane - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Irish cargo plane's landing gear failure causes runway closure at UK airport
# Rocky Landing
# Rocky Landing

Irish cargo plane's landing gear failure causes runway closure at UK airport

Apr 29th 2014, 8:54 AM 12,352 Views 13 Comments

East Midlands Airport state that the runway is closed until further notice.

# plane - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Plane carrying 'Thank U Moyes' banner flies over Old Trafford
# Sarcasm Or Salute
From The42
# Sarcasm Or Salute

Plane carrying 'Thank U Moyes' banner flies over Old Trafford

Apr 26th 2014, 6:44 PM 12,181 Views 17 Comments

Perhaps David Moyes is beginning to have fun on his sack-enforced holidays.

# plane - Monday 21 April, 2014

Teen survives five hour flight inside the wheel of an aeroplane
# Stowaway
# Stowaway

Teen survives five hour flight inside the wheel of an aeroplane

Apr 21st 2014, 2:11 PM 26,461 Views 19 Comments

The boy had run away after an argument with his family, flying to Hawaii.

# plane - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Hunt for missing Malaysia plane closes in on "final resting place"
# Black Box
# Black Box

Hunt for missing Malaysia plane closes in on "final resting place"

Apr 10th 2014, 9:21 AM 21,877 Views 9 Comments

The search for ‘pings’ from the MH370′s black box continues.

# plane - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

MH370 searchers hopeful of finding wreckage within 'days'
# Malaysia Airlines
# Malaysia Airlines

MH370 searchers hopeful of finding wreckage within 'days'

Apr 9th 2014, 7:14 AM 8,273 Views 12 Comments

Four transmissions have been detected by an Australian ship from what is believed to be the plane’s black box.

# plane - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Teams detect three underwater signals in search for missing plane
# MH370
# MH370

Teams detect three underwater signals in search for missing plane

Apr 6th 2014, 7:54 PM 39,780 Views 68 Comments

More ships and planes were diverted to the area in the Indian Ocean today to investigate whether they could have come from the plane’s black box.

'Important and encouraging lead' in search for missing Malaysia jet
# Hope
# Hope

'Important and encouraging lead' in search for missing Malaysia jet

Apr 6th 2014, 8:25 AM 15,633 Views 34 Comments

The Australian head of the mission urged caution about the signals similar to that of a black box which were detected yesterday saying: “We are working in a very big ocean and within a very large search area”.

# plane - Monday 31 March, 2014

“Goodnight…” New official account of last words from MH370 cockpit
# Missing Plane
# Missing Plane

“Goodnight…” New official account of last words from MH370 cockpit

Mar 31st 2014, 11:24 PM 74,133 Views 38 Comments

The new official version of last words spoken from the cockpit is ‘more in keeping with the way a pilot might usually speak to air traffic control,’ according to one expert.

# plane - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Search stepped up for missing Malaysia Airlines flight
# Intensified
# Intensified

Search stepped up for missing Malaysia Airlines flight

Mar 30th 2014, 12:09 PM 15,011 Views 26 Comments

It’s 22 days since the plane vanished with 239 people on board.

# plane - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Two people die after plane crashes and bursts into flames in Essex field
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two people die after plane crashes and bursts into flames in Essex field

Mar 29th 2014, 6:23 PM 10,651 Views 2 Comments

The pilot and passenger of the light aircraft died in the crash this afternoon.

# plane - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:34 PM 23,789 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about the shock resignation of Patrick Nulty, Phil Hogan’s spat with Micheál Martin, and the grisly ‘House of Horror’ discovery in Nigeria.

# plane - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Large 'floating object' seen in Indian Ocean during missing plane search
# Flight MH370
# Flight MH370

Large 'floating object' seen in Indian Ocean during missing plane search

Mar 22nd 2014, 11:15 AM 28,112 Views 47 Comments

China has a new satellite image of the object, which it believes could be related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.