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#Aviation

# aviation - Saturday 20 January, 2018

British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'

The flight departed several hours late from Gatwick on Thursday.

# aviation - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Turkish plane comes just metres from skidding into the sea

There were no injuries.

# aviation - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Aircraft set alight after two planes collide at Toronto Airport Extreme Conditions This post contains videos

Aircraft set alight after two planes collide at Toronto Airport

Panicked shouts and cries were audible onboard one of the planes in an Instagram video.

# aviation - Thursday 4 January, 2018

# aviation - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Ryanair will also recognise cabin crew unions

The company announced last week it would be recognising pilot unions.

# aviation - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Ryanair has delayed the introduction of its new stricter cabin bag rules

The new changes will now take effect in January.

# aviation - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ryanair pilots in Madrid reject pay deal

The deal had been aimed at helping the company address difficulties it has in recruiting and retaining pilots.

Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight

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

# aviation - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Aer Lingus has announced plans to hire 100 new pilots

Starting salaries will range from €59,000 to €72,000.

# aviation - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city

The airline today announced an expansion for summer 2018.

# aviation - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

UK aviation watchdog launches action against Ryanair for 'persistently misleading passengers'

The company today announced it will fly fewer aircraft during the winter in a move expected to hit up to 400,000 passengers with cancellations.

# aviation - Friday 22 September, 2017

Ryanair will book passengers onto rival airlines - but says it probably won't need to

Ryanair last week announced it plans to cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks.

# aviation - Monday 18 September, 2017

Here are the cancelled Ryanair flights up to Wednesday this week

The airline said its punctuality has fallen below 80% in the first two weeks of September.

# aviation - Monday 24 July, 2017

Over 90,000 people soaked up the sun at the Bray Air Show yesterday

This was the 12th year of the festival.

# aviation - Saturday 22 July, 2017

You'll be seeing a lot of unusual planes overhead today

All of the events are free, but a €70 hospitality package is available.

# aviation - Thursday 20 July, 2017

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

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

# aviation - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Boeing launches 'most efficient' plane ever

Airbus, which moved first to update its aircrafts used in most midrange flights, now has a 60% market share.

# aviation - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Dublin is getting a new air route to London

Flybe will run flights from Dublin to London Southend from 29 October.

# aviation - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?

With the additional extras, the total flight cost comes to €394.30.

# aviation - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road

A number of vehicles were damaged.

# aviation - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia

It will also be Qatar Airways’ first Irish route.

# aviation - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports

Air carriers were offering a laptop stowage service as the ban comes into effect.

# aviation - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Three years ago MH370 went missing and still hasn't been found

The plane, which had 239 people on board, has never been found.

# aviation - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US

The planes usually cost around $115 million each, but are being “dry leased” by IAG.

# aviation - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried

We just avoided the grass.

Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft

As commercial and private drones become ever more prevalent, the risk of airplane strikes heightens accordingly.

# aviation - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Ryanair says no to on-board Wi-Fi, transatlantic routes - and flights from Waterford

The airline’s communications chief said he is still asked when it will return to the troubled airport.

# aviation - Monday 2 January, 2017

# aviation - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Here's how fighter jets refuel while bombing ISIS

The ability to extend the flying range of the fighter jets is crucial.

# aviation - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Here's how to pick the best seat on a plane

Handy if you aren’t a great flyer.

# aviation - Monday 28 November, 2016

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route Up Up And Away This post contains videos

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route

The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.

# aviation - Thursday 24 November, 2016

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale

Ray Nolan was an early investor in the billion-euro travel site that was sold to Chinese firm Ctrip.

# aviation - Monday 7 November, 2016

Millions more passengers help Ryanair grow half-year profits to over €1.17 billion

Figures show that 64.8 million flew with Ryanair in the six months to 30 September

# aviation - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

# aviation - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Travelling to France this week? A strike is causing disruption

Air France cabin crew are on strike until Tuesday.

# aviation - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Watch: We did loop-the-loops and barrel rolls in this 1940s plane Up Up And Away This post contains videos

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

We took a trip in the de Havilland Chipmunk.

# aviation - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have changed how much it costs to check a bag

We’re into the high season now.

# aviation - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Signals picked up from black box of crashed EgyptAir plane

The ‘pings’ were picked up by a French navy ship this morning.

# aviation - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Ever wanted to be a pilot? Now's your chance

CityJet are hiring ten.

# aviation - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Vintage plane crashes into river in New York City

The plane was taking part in promotional photos for an air show.

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