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Dublin: 12 °C Thursday 18 October, 2018


# planes - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From Singapore to New York - world's longest non-stop flight set for take off

The flight will spend a marathon 19 hours in the air.

# planes - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot

Limerick native Gerry Humphreys has spent over 9,000 hours flying planes over the past three decades.

# planes - Monday 5 February, 2018

Here are just some of the project promises the government plan to deliver in the next 10 years

Ministers met today for a special Cabinet meeting to discuss some of the large-scale projects they want to roll-out in the years to come.

# planes - Saturday 7 October, 2017

What kind of weapons were six US airplanes refused access to Ireland carrying?

The description for the contents of most of the refused flights was ‘class 1 explosives’. The reasons for the refusals are as yet unclear however.

# planes - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Only one small bag to be permitted on board as Ryanair axes second free carry-on policy

Ryanair has increased check-in bag sizes from 15kg to 20kg.

# planes - 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.

# planes - 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.

# planes - Saturday 6 May, 2017

India plans to create a national 'no-fly list' of unruly passengers

The move comes after a lawmaker made headlines for repeatedly striking a steward on an Air India flight.

# planes - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Here's why foreign airlines are queuing to set up operations in Ireland

Sweden’s SAS airline is the latest carrier to apply for an Irish air operators licence.

# planes - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Trump calls for Air Force One to cancel contract with Boeing

He did so on Twitter, of course.

# planes - Thursday 3 November, 2016

National Transport Authority has announced its plans for fare changes on Ireland's public transport

It covers Luas, Dublin Bus, Iarnród Eireann and Bus Éireann.

# planes - Friday 23 September, 2016

British fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers

The Russian bombers flew close to the Shetland Islands yesterday.

# planes - Thursday 12 May, 2016

The only route from Cork to London City is to be cancelled

CityJet says there simply isn’t the demand to sustain the route.

# planes - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Woman killed after plane crashes into car

The pilot and his passenger received major injuries.

# planes - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Here are some of the most bizarre things flight attendants have seen in their line of duty

From irascible passengers to airline water soup… All human life is here.

# planes - Thursday 24 December, 2015

New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss

Two planes came within 800m of each other last March.

# planes - Saturday 12 December, 2015

An airport is seeking the owners of three unclaimed airplanes

Someone just left them lying around it would seem.

# planes - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Russian-made missile took down MH17, killing 298 says official report

The official Dutch-led investigation seeks to end 15 months of speculation about why the Boeing 777 broke up in mid-air last year.

# planes - Monday 14 September, 2015

# planes - Monday 24 August, 2015

Nine more bodies could be found in English air show wreckage

The pilot remains in a critical condition in hospital.

# planes - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

# planes - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Here's why every flight you take is obsessively monitored

An engine alone, for example, is likely to have as many as 5,000 elements monitored every second.

# planes - Friday 17 July, 2015

# planes - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Man phones in bomb threat to delay girlfriend's plane, gets arrested

In case you needed to be told, don’t do this.

# planes - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's how you pass a bar of chocolate through a fighter jet Pass It On

Here's how you pass a bar of chocolate through a fighter jet

But all may not be as it seems…

# planes - Sunday 8 February, 2015

'We've told the Russians it's not acceptable to fly in Irish-controlled airspace'

Two Russian military aircraft flew through Irish controlled airspace last month.

# planes - Friday 30 January, 2015

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.

# planes - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Patrick Stewart impersonates annoying people on planes, remains adorable Pats On A Plane

Patrick Stewart impersonates annoying people on planes, remains adorable

Oh no, not the seat climber.

# planes - Monday 29 December, 2014

# planes - Sunday 7 December, 2014

# planes - Friday 5 December, 2014

Aer Lingus’s CEO is going to be the new boss of Malaysia Airlines

He previously occupied top positions at German flag carrier Lufthansa and the former Belgian carrier Sabena.

# planes - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Why is aeroplane food so bad?

It’s more to do with science, than anything else.

# planes - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Investigation at Dublin Airport after two planes clip each other near the runway

The tip of the wing of one of the planes was clipped off in the incident.

# planes - Saturday 27 September, 2014

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

The planes are vastly more efficient, Airbus says.

# planes - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan being nominated as the EU’s Agriculture Commissioner, Junior Certificate results, and GSOC.

# planes - Monday 8 September, 2014

Ryanair's new planes will have more seats AND leg room

They’re also costing a cool $22 billion.

# planes - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden

The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.

# planes - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

So what happens when you leave an intern in charge of a busy airport runway?

You might end up with two planes almost colliding, which is what happened last month in Vietnam.

# planes - Thursday 26 June, 2014

The good news: French strike is over. The bad news: Air passengers still face delays today

The strike was unexpectedly called off last night after marathon talks.

# planes - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Here's how aeroplanes are tested to go into -40 degree temperatures

This is why even if you crash land in the Tundra, you can enjoy movies on demand.

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