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# united-airlines - 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 12,783 Views 19 Comments

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

# united-airlines - Monday 11 June, 2018

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat
# Chicago
# Chicago

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat

Jun 11th 2018, 4:02 PM 26,554 Views 4 Comments

United Airlines flight UA-971 was travelling from Rome to Chicago.

# united-airlines - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines
# Chicago
# Chicago

Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines

Apr 12th 2018, 8:15 AM 24,603 Views 38 Comments

Long was fired in August after the incident.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'A tragic accident': Dog dies in United Airlines overhead bin
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

'A tragic accident': Dog dies in United Airlines overhead bin

Mar 14th 2018, 7:16 AM 34,202 Views 67 Comments

The black French bulldog was in a pet carrier during the flight from Houston to New York on Monday.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

United Airlines plane forced to make emergency landing after engine cover rips apart mid-flight
# Scary Sight
# Scary Sight

United Airlines plane forced to make emergency landing after engine cover rips apart mid-flight

Feb 14th 2018, 7:26 AM 28,718 Views 17 Comments

The flight was a half an hour from landing at Honolulu when passengers heard a loud bang.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight
# David Dao
# David Dao

Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight

Oct 18th 2017, 7:16 AM 17,446 Views 18 Comments

A video went viral in April of officers pulling passenger David Dao off the flight.

# united-airlines - Thursday 7 September, 2017

United Airlines won't be punished after passenger dragged off overcrowded plane
# Chicago
# Chicago

United Airlines won't be punished after passenger dragged off overcrowded plane

Sep 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 26,111 Views 32 Comments

The video of David Dao being yanked from his seat and dragged down the aisle was viewed millions of times.

# united-airlines - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount
# David Dao
# David Dao

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount

Apr 27th 2017, 9:47 PM 24,850 Views 28 Comments

The settlement means United will not face the lawsuit that many observers expected.

United Airlines will give passengers up to $10,000 for giving up seats on oversold flights
# Overbooking
# Overbooking

United Airlines will give passengers up to $10,000 for giving up seats on oversold flights

Apr 27th 2017, 7:19 AM 16,648 Views 45 Comments

But it will keep overselling tickets.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Fresh PR headache for United Airlines as giant rabbit dies on plane
# Chicago
# Chicago

Fresh PR headache for United Airlines as giant rabbit dies on plane

Apr 26th 2017, 8:29 AM 27,277 Views 55 Comments

The airline has said it is “saddened” to hear the news and is reviewing what happened.

# united-airlines - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

United Airlines boss apologises again after calling passenger 'disruptive and belligerent'
# Staff Email
# Staff Email

United Airlines boss apologises again after calling passenger 'disruptive and belligerent'

Apr 11th 2017, 9:58 PM 27,637 Views 52 Comments

David Dao, aged 69 was dragged off the United Airlines flight on Sunday after it was was overbooked.

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

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

Apr 11th 2017, 4:44 PM 33,472 Views 72 Comments

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

Poll: Would you intervene if someone was physically hurt in public?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you intervene if someone was physically hurt in public?

Apr 11th 2017, 9:51 AM 31,174 Views 101 Comments

Footage of a man being dragged off a flight in the US has shocked many people.

Officer who forcibly removed passenger from plane is suspended from duty
# Dragged Screaming
# Dragged Screaming

Officer who forcibly removed passenger from plane is suspended from duty

Apr 11th 2017, 7:48 AM 35,235 Views 64 Comments

The aviation security officer has been placed on leave “pending a thorough review of the situation”.

# united-airlines - Monday 10 April, 2017

Airline CEO apologises for 're-accommodating' man thrown off plane
# Upsetting Event
# Upsetting Event

Airline CEO apologises for 're-accommodating' man thrown off plane

Apr 10th 2017, 6:36 PM 60,897 Views 112 Comments

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz says his company has reached out to the ejected passenger in an effort to “resolve the situation”.

Passengers shocked as man is dragged screaming from overbooked flight
# Chicago
# Chicago

Passengers shocked as man is dragged screaming from overbooked flight

Apr 10th 2017, 2:13 PM 161,913 Views 127 Comments

Other passengers said the man, a doctor, later ran back up the aisle repeating “I have to get home”.

# united-airlines - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Zach Braff rowed in on the United Airline leggings controversy with a great Scrubs reference
# Leggings Gate
From The Daily Edge
# Leggings Gate

Zach Braff rowed in on the United Airline leggings controversy with a great Scrubs reference

Mar 28th 2017, 7:49 PM 12,295 Views 3 Comments

“Am I allowed wear this on your planes?”

# united-airlines - Monday 27 March, 2017

US airline bars two girls from boarding flight because they were wearing leggings
# Online Backlash
# Online Backlash

US airline bars two girls from boarding flight because they were wearing leggings

Mar 27th 2017, 7:45 AM 79,368 Views 56 Comments

United Airlines has defended the decision.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

16 people taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

16 people taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Aug 31st 2016, 10:56 AM 41,473 Views 31 Comments

Shannon Airport confirmed that United Airlines flight UA-880 from Houston to Heathrow diverted to Shannon Airport “with a medical situation”.

# united-airlines - 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 28,647 Views 26 Comments

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

# united-airlines - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Turbulence injured 17 people on plane landing into Dublin
# St Elmo's Fire
# St Elmo's Fire

Turbulence injured 17 people on plane landing into Dublin

May 11th 2016, 8:46 AM 38,240 Views 37 Comments

Passengers and crew were injured after the flight passed through a spell of turbulence.

# united-airlines - 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 41,667 Views 55 Comments

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

# united-airlines - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Man charged with endangering aircraft after being hauled off plane in Belfast
# Disruptive
# Disruptive

Man charged with endangering aircraft after being hauled off plane in Belfast

Jun 21st 2015, 2:43 PM 18,479 Views 0 Comments

The flight from Rome to Chicago was forced to make a stop in Belfast so he could be removed.

# united-airlines - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

VIDEO: Passenger tackled after claiming to have a bomb on plane
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

VIDEO: Passenger tackled after claiming to have a bomb on plane

Mar 17th 2015, 1:53 PM 18,900 Views 19 Comments

The man was restrained by passengers.

# united-airlines - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Reports of smoke in the cockpit forces flight to divert to Dublin Airport
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

Reports of smoke in the cockpit forces flight to divert to Dublin Airport

Nov 6th 2014, 6:50 PM 24,980 Views 62 Comments

The United Airlines flight landed safely at 6.15pm.

# united-airlines - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Two passengers fighting over reclining seats forced an entire flight to divert
# Air Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Air Wars

Two passengers fighting over reclining seats forced an entire flight to divert

Aug 26th 2014, 3:55 PM 6,619 Views 5 Comments

Understandable tbh.

# united-airlines - Monday 30 June, 2014

Plane's evacuation slide accidentally inflates in mid-flight... inside the cabin
# Whoosh
From The Daily Edge
# Whoosh

Plane's evacuation slide accidentally inflates in mid-flight... inside the cabin

Jun 30th 2014, 6:00 PM 34,991 Views 21 Comments

“I thought to myself, ‘I hope there’s nobody in the restroom.’”

# united-airlines - Sunday 1 June, 2014

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Dublin
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Dublin

Jun 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 58,243 Views 64 Comments

The flight, which was headed to Washington from Manchester, landed safely with 155 passengers on board.

# united-airlines - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Ganley tweets mid-air engine failure on Shannon flight
# Engine Failure
# Engine Failure

Ganley tweets mid-air engine failure on Shannon flight

Apr 3rd 2014, 2:20 PM 28,522 Views 42 Comments

Former Libertas leader’s plane was en route from Newark when plane was forced to turn back.

# united-airlines - Sunday 20 October, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Oct 20th 2013, 8:00 PM 22,311 Views 14 Comments

Everyone’s talking about James Reilly, injuries on a United Airlines flight to Dublin and a massive fine for JP Morgan.

'Severe turbulence' caused loss of altitude on United Airlines flight to Dublin
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

'Severe turbulence' caused loss of altitude on United Airlines flight to Dublin

Oct 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 80,033 Views 135 Comments

One elderly person was taken to hospital after sustaining a cut to the head and seven others were treated at the scene.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

“Mechanical issue” forces UA flight to make Dublin emergency landing
# Flight
# Flight

“Mechanical issue” forces UA flight to make Dublin emergency landing

Aug 14th 2013, 6:16 PM 22,335 Views 40 Comments

The United Airlines flight was on its way to Washington from London Heathrow.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Aer Lingus profit up 30 per cent
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus profit up 30 per cent

Nov 7th 2012, 7:48 AM 3,705 Views 13 Comments

Profits for the year rise to €86.5m, 29.7 per cent up on last year.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

United Airlines anounces new Shannon - Chicago route
# Shannon
# Shannon

United Airlines anounces new Shannon - Chicago route

Oct 3rd 2012, 2:06 PM 7,501 Views 44 Comments

The new route will begin next summer, and was last in operation in 2009 with Aer Lingus.

# united-airlines - Thursday 2 August, 2012

What happens when an aeroplane hits a bird? This.
# Hole Lotta Fun
# Hole Lotta Fun

What happens when an aeroplane hits a bird? This.

Aug 2nd 2012, 9:11 AM 11,746 Views 39 Comments

The United Airlines flight was able to land safely, despite having a big hole in it.

# united-airlines - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

New flights to run between Dublin and Washington, DC
# Flights
# Flights

New flights to run between Dublin and Washington, DC

Nov 1st 2011, 9:12 AM 3,440 Views 21 Comments

United Airlines will operate the flight, the first time this company has flown out of Ireland.

# united-airlines - Sunday 11 September, 2011

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks
# September 11
# September 11

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks

Sep 11th 2011, 5:00 PM 1,439 Views 43 Comments

2996 people died in the attacks on September 11, 2001. Here, in numbers, is the story of the actions that took place that day.

# united-airlines - Saturday 18 June, 2011

United Airlines computer glitch leaves thousands stranded
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

United Airlines computer glitch leaves thousands stranded

Jun 18th 2011, 12:38 PM 351 Views 2 Comments

The American airline blamed “a network connectivity issue” for the outage which left passengers stranded at airports across the US.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

United Airlines apologises for reusing 9/11 flight numbers
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

United Airlines apologises for reusing 9/11 flight numbers

May 18th 2011, 6:05 PM 1,213 Views 0 Comments

The airline blames a technical error for flight numbers 93 and 175 going back into use, ten years after the 2001 attacks.