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# airport - Today’s News

New Heathrow runway "a return to monopoly featherbedding" says Ryanair CEO

Today, the British government approved a new third runway at London’s Heathrow airport, with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling calling it a “momentous step”.

# airport - Friday 21 October, 2016

'Chemical incident' shuts down London City airport

London Fire Brigade said 500 members of the public and staff have been evacuated.

# airport - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Significant delays at Belfast Airport after plane gets stuck on runway

All flights were suspended, but the airport is now taking inbound aircraft.

# airport - Sunday 18 September, 2016

WATCH: The refugees stuck in limbo in an eerie, abandoned airport

Life gets strange (and boring) when you’re living in an abandoned airport with no prospect of leaving.

# airport - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Black Lives Matter protesters who locked themselves together on London runway arrested

A Cityjet flight that was due to arrive in Dublin at 8am was cancelled.

# airport - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Cork Airport's boss on his plans for the future - like conquering Canada

Niall MacCarthy says new routes have boosted the rebel region and he’s pushing for more.

# airport - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

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

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

# airport - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

WATCH: Man catches flight after dashing across runway at Madrid airport Ryanair This post contains videos

WATCH: Man catches flight after dashing across runway at Madrid airport

The Bolivian national now faces a hefty fine.

# airport - Monday 8 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 17 of the most Shannon Airport things that have ever happened West Side

# airport - Friday 5 August, 2016

Black Lives Matter protesters are causing traffic chaos at Heathrow airport

Protesters have blocked the main road into the airport, Europe’s busiest, this morning.

# airport - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Emirates plane may have attempted go-around before crash

Four Irish passengers were on board the plane when it crashed.

# airport - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 of the most Knock Airport things that have ever happened Don't Knock Knock

10 of the most Knock Airport things that have ever happened

Oh from Fatima to Bethlehem from Lourdes to Kiltimagh…

# airport - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Dublin Airport named the most accessible airport in Europe

It was given an award at a ceremony in Athens last night.

# airport - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Englishmen in plane that crashed into sea off Antrim coast still missing

The light aircraft the two men were travelling in disappeared last Thursday.

# airport - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Blast from homemade explosive injures four in Shanghai airport

The explosion sparked a major security alert at Pudong Airport.

# airport - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Ryanair cancels 74 flights across Europe due to French air traffic control strike Bof

Ryanair cancels 74 flights across Europe due to French air traffic control strike

Just two flights in and out of Ireland with the airline are affected.

# airport - Monday 16 May, 2016

Ryanair flight from Norway evacuated after bomb scare

Police in Norway said that an earlier alert in Manchester made them take the threat seriously.

# airport - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge These guys played the most mortifying prank on their pal at airport security Classic Dildo Joke

# airport - Thursday 14 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Twitter story about a guy who faked his death to avoid a rude customer is priceless Get In The Tunnel

# airport - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Man arrested due to 'suspicious situation' at Amsterdam airport Schiphol This post contains videos

Man arrested due to 'suspicious situation' at Amsterdam airport

Part of the building was evacuated.

# airport - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Planes catch fire after colliding on runway at airport

Nobody was hurt in the incident at Indonesia’s Halim Perdanakusuma airport.

# airport - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Getting back to normal: Brussels Airport to reopen tomorrow

The flights will be largely symbolic.

# airport - Friday 1 April, 2016

Brussels re-opening delayed as airport police strike over security

The police union says safety concerns have not been addressed.

# airport - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Brussels airport to stay closed tomorrow, unclear when it will re-open

Aer Lingus has cancelled its flights, while Ryanair is flying to Charleroi instead.

Two brothers reportedly behind Brussels suicide bombings

They were known to police but in connection with organised crime – not for acts of terrorism.

# airport - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

As it happened: At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels

A manhunt is on for at least one suspect.

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded

This morning’s attacks at Brussels airport and a metro station in the city have left at least 34 people dead and hundreds wounded.

Flights cancelled as Europe freezes transport links with Brussels

Airlines across Europe, including Aer Lingus and Ryanair, have cancelled flights.

# airport - Monday 8 February, 2016

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances

One man was arrested and the other was detained under the Mental Health Act.

# airport - Sunday 31 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 tweets that will cut to the core of anyone flying Ryanair No Clapping Please

# airport - Monday 18 January, 2016

Dublin Airport considers another runway (again) as passenger numbers hit 25 million

An additional 3.3 million people used the airport in 2015.

# airport - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested

Around half the money has been recovered. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

# airport - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge They’re handing out blaas at Waterford airport to people coming home for Christmas O Christmas Blaa
From The Daily Edge 14 slightly magical things spotted at Dublin Airport arrivals this Christmas Homecomings

# airport - Saturday 19 December, 2015

How many people will pass through Dublin Airport this Christmas? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How many sex workers held a vigil outside Leinster House this week?

# airport - Friday 18 December, 2015

Airport workers suspended and one fired for security check on Foreign Minister

At least three workers at Melbourne airport were suspended and one security guard was fired in relation the the incident.

# airport - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Man in ‘agitated’ state arrested at Cork Airport

The man was detained by gardaí and has been taken to Togher Garda Station.

# airport - Friday 27 November, 2015

Passengers treated for ‘nervous crisis’ after landing wheel collapses on runway

No one was injured in the incident.

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