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# up-up-and-away - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station
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Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station

Jan 26th 2021, 8:01 PM 32,339 Views 48 Comments

The three men will receive 15 weeks of training in advance of the flight next January.

# up-up-and-away - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Aer Lingus orders six new 'narrowbody' planes to carry passengers on long-haul flights
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Aer Lingus orders six new 'narrowbody' planes to carry passengers on long-haul flights

Jun 18th 2019, 9:53 PM 46,888 Views 60 Comments

The planes, which would be capable of travelling the distance from Rome to New York, will have just one aisle.

# up-up-and-away - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Parents Panel: What are your tips for air travel with kids?
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Parents Panel: What are your tips for air travel with kids?

May 22nd 2018, 5:28 PM 6,740 Views 5 Comments

Our Parents Panel share how they’ve survived security checks, red eye flights and toddler tantrums.

# up-up-and-away - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Booking a holiday? Dublin Airport is getting 14 new routes this summer
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Booking a holiday? Dublin Airport is getting 14 new routes this summer

Apr 12th 2018, 3:20 PM 36,845 Views 32 Comments

You’ll now be able to fly direct to Hong Kong and Beijing.

# up-up-and-away - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Flying is not seen as the sensational job it used to be in the 60s': Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages
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'Flying is not seen as the sensational job it used to be in the 60s': Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages

Oct 7th 2017, 10:00 PM 31,970 Views 43 Comments

A leading trainer says high entry costs and poor marketing are turning off aspiring flyers.

# up-up-and-away - Thursday 20 July, 2017

The Irish Air Corps will colour the skies above the Liffey today
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The Irish Air Corps will colour the skies above the Liffey today

Jul 20th 2017, 7:00 AM 41,404 Views 56 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority’s #AviationIreland weekend take place this Saturday and Sunday.

# up-up-and-away - Friday 2 December, 2016

Transatlantic flights from Cork finally get the go-ahead
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Transatlantic flights from Cork finally get the go-ahead

Dec 2nd 2016, 11:13 PM 20,792 Views 40 Comments

The US Department of Transportation has granted a permit to Norwegian Air International after several delays.

# up-up-and-away - Monday 28 November, 2016

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route
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Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route

Nov 28th 2016, 9:40 PM 17,837 Views 31 Comments

The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.

# up-up-and-away - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Ryanair owner Michael O'Leary parts company with Willie Mullins 'over fees'
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Ryanair owner Michael O'Leary parts company with Willie Mullins 'over fees'

Sep 28th 2016, 10:36 AM 13,137 Views 18 Comments

The trainer confirmed the Gigginstown House Stud split this morning.

# up-up-and-away - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Dublin is officially Europe's fastest-growing major airport
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Dublin is officially Europe's fastest-growing major airport

Aug 9th 2016, 5:05 PM 14,731 Views 62 Comments

25 million people passed through the hub last year, putting it among Europe’s top tier.

# up-up-and-away - Saturday 23 July, 2016

PHOTOS: 50,000 people turn out to watch Bray Air Display
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PHOTOS: 50,000 people turn out to watch Bray Air Display

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:37 PM 34,947 Views 49 Comments

The sky over Wicklow looked very colourful today.

# up-up-and-away - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Watch: We did loop-the-loops and barrel rolls in this 1940s plane
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Watch: We did loop-the-loops and barrel rolls in this 1940s plane

Jul 10th 2016, 12:00 PM 9,015 Views 6 Comments

We took a trip in the de Havilland Chipmunk.

# up-up-and-away - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Ryanair has become the first airline to fly 100 million passengers in one year
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Ryanair has become the first airline to fly 100 million passengers in one year

Jan 7th 2016, 11:55 AM 13,338 Views 48 Comments

A recommencement of flights to and from Belfast has also been announced.

# up-up-and-away - Monday 4 January, 2016

House prices outside of Dublin are flying up
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House prices outside of Dublin are flying up

Jan 4th 2016, 8:00 AM 32,398 Views 53 Comments

It is still quite a bit pricier to live in the capital.

# up-up-and-away - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Here's how to fly like a pro
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Here's how to fly like a pro

Oct 25th 2015, 10:30 AM 24,750 Views 24 Comments

Some good advice here.

# up-up-and-away - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Man takes to the sky in deck chair suspended by 120 balloons
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Man takes to the sky in deck chair suspended by 120 balloons

Jul 7th 2015, 2:07 PM 16,813 Views 22 Comments

Daniel Boria said it was the most fun thing he’s ever done.

# up-up-and-away - Saturday 10 January, 2015

"Close, but no cigar this time": SpaceX launch goes (more or less) to plan
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"Close, but no cigar this time": SpaceX launch goes (more or less) to plan

Jan 10th 2015, 10:53 AM 8,746 Views 10 Comments

A revolutionary attempt to land the craft’s leftover booster on an ocean barge did not fare as well as hoped.

# up-up-and-away - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Review: Is the Parrot Rolling Spider the affordable drone you've been waiting for?
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Review: Is the Parrot Rolling Spider the affordable drone you've been waiting for?

Dec 18th 2014, 9:30 PM 16,241 Views 23 Comments

Drones as toys are growing in popularity, but is Parrot’s Mini Drone the one that will make you splash out on one?

# up-up-and-away - Saturday 13 December, 2014

This $150 million behemoth is the Rolls-Royce of superyachts
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This $150 million behemoth is the Rolls-Royce of superyachts

Dec 13th 2014, 5:30 PM 16,404 Views 19 Comments

It has a helipad. For your helicopter, of course.

# up-up-and-away - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

House prices in Ireland are rising faster than anywhere else in the world
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House prices in Ireland are rising faster than anywhere else in the world

Dec 9th 2014, 8:33 AM 12,168 Views 73 Comments

Believe it or not, they’re still 39% below their peak in 2007.

# up-up-and-away - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Drone footage shows what it's like to be a bird flying over an airport
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Drone footage shows what it's like to be a bird flying over an airport

Nov 9th 2014, 9:15 AM 16,401 Views 15 Comments

This drone gives us a never-before-seen look at Mexico City Airport.

# up-up-and-away - Saturday 27 September, 2014

This plane could replace 12,000 jets - and it finally took off this week
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This plane could replace 12,000 jets - and it finally took off this week

Sep 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 32,566 Views 52 Comments

The planes are vastly more efficient, Airbus says.

# up-up-and-away - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working
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Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working

Aug 6th 2014, 8:40 AM 9,880 Views 30 Comments

Passenger figures for last month show an increase of 4% compared to the same time last year.

# up-up-and-away - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go
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Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go

Jul 1st 2014, 11:04 AM 9,037 Views 18 Comments

The spacecraft will orbit at 705 kilometres above Earth and will provide the first complete picture of the effects of climate change.

# up-up-and-away - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Want to be a space tourist? Company gets lift off for balloons which go 20 miles above Earth
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Want to be a space tourist? Company gets lift off for balloons which go 20 miles above Earth

Jun 25th 2014, 4:15 PM 7,850 Views 15 Comments

How much will it cost, you ask? A mere €55,000…

# up-up-and-away - Monday 16 June, 2014

Google wants to start beaming internet from its balloons as early as next year
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Google wants to start beaming internet from its balloons as early as next year

Jun 16th 2014, 6:25 PM 8,206 Views 14 Comments

It’s hoped that the project will see between 300 to 400 balloons circulating the globe, offering continuous service to a targeted area.

# up-up-and-away - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view
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Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view

Apr 5th 2014, 2:40 PM 38,846 Views 68 Comments

The Irish Air Corps’ maritime patrol crews have been taking photographs of how Ireland looks to them – and the results are amazing.

# up-up-and-away - Friday 9 August, 2013

Shannon Airport numbers climb again in July
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Shannon Airport numbers climb again in July

Aug 9th 2013, 8:53 AM 5,192 Views 43 Comments

Services from the US and Canada boost numbers at Ireland’s third-largest airport for the second month running.

# up-up-and-away - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Cystic fibrosis charity flying high due to Ryanair charity calendar
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Cystic fibrosis charity flying high due to Ryanair charity calendar

Apr 10th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,172 Views 26 Comments

The Polish charity is €100,000 better off after being picked of the sole recipient of proceeds from the 2013 calendar.

# up-up-and-away - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Half of the world's aviation fleet now managed from Ireland
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Half of the world's aviation fleet now managed from Ireland

Oct 18th 2012, 11:40 AM 15,938 Views 20 Comments

SMBC Aviation Capital officially launched today following €5.6bn acquisition by Japanese bank.

# up-up-and-away - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Mission Accomplished Pic of the Day
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Mission Accomplished Pic of the Day

May 10th 2012, 11:42 AM 4,608 Views 19 Comments

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