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#Airplanes

# airplanes - 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.

# airplanes - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident

Photos emerged online this week of passengers using their oxygen masks incorrectly during an emergency Southwest Airlines landing.

# airplanes - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals

Researchers also warned that infectious crew members could infect an average of 4.6 passengers per flight.

# airplanes - Saturday 10 June, 2017

A $3 billion plane sale could cause problems for Trump

The White House is in the midst of a 90-day review to decide if it will stick by the 2015 deal between Iran and world powers.

# airplanes - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Poll: Would you ban US military aircraft from stopping at Shannon entirely? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you ban US military aircraft from stopping at Shannon entirely?

Independent TD and Minister of State John Halligan says that he would “absolutely” ban such aircraft if it was up to him.

# airplanes - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 ridiculously luxurious pictures of first class plane food Flying First Class

# airplanes - Friday 1 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge A pilot held up a flight so this woman could get to her husband's funeral GOOD DEED

# airplanes - Saturday 25 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Irish dad's wonderful reaction to his first airplane flight is going viral Up In The Air

This Irish dad's wonderful reaction to his first airplane flight is going viral

“Are you alright dad?” “Oh f**k, am I alright?!”

# airplanes - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge A girl's Sweet Sixteen party was ruined by poo falling from the sky It's My Party

# airplanes - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge A plane was forced to land because of a 'smelly poo' in the toilet Oh Crap

# airplanes - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Ryanair's 'nice-over' seems to be working, er, nicely

The airline expects to make profits of €620-650 million this year.

# airplanes - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Flight diverted after 'drunk' woman attacks crew with her prosthetic leg Leg Me Go

Flight diverted after 'drunk' woman attacks crew with her prosthetic leg

The argument was over cigarettes.

# airplanes - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel

The ban is in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from the international airport, said the FAA.

# airplanes - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge US pilot treats passengers to pizza after storms delay flight Pizza Pie In The Sky

# airplanes - Monday 7 July, 2014

It may look like a near-miss, but this pilot did exactly what he was supposed to do

The Spanish aviation authorities say that there was no danger of the planes colliding.

# airplanes - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 ways the airport turns people into monsters Air Rage

7 ways the airport turns people into monsters

Go in a normal human being. Come out a BEAST.

# airplanes - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Flying today? Check the details: lots of flights in France cancelled and delayed due to strike

Ryanair has cancelled 26 flights, while Aer Lingus has warned all customers to expect delays.

# airplanes - Sunday 22 June, 2014

The astonishing 'rattler' shifts that US air traffic controllers work

Controllers are allowed to work five shifts over four 24-hour periods.

# airplanes - Saturday 24 May, 2014

# airplanes - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Ryanair deny "mutinous" passengers raided food trolley on delayed flight Turbulence Ahead

Ryanair deny "mutinous" passengers raided food trolley on delayed flight

The passengers allegedly abused staff and stole duty free products after the flight was delayed.

# airplanes - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch families reunite for Christmas at Dublin Airport Home At Last

Watch families reunite for Christmas at Dublin Airport

Welcome home, weary travellers.

# airplanes - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Buyers' Guide: Best gadgets to get someone for Christmas

If you’re stuck for gift ideas, these could help you out.

# airplanes - Saturday 30 November, 2013

The world's longest commercial flight has been cancelled

The world's longest commercial flight has been cancelled

Stopover in sight for those who once could hop on the 10,000-mile flight from Newark in New York to Changi in Singapore.

# airplanes - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Flightfest is kicking off about now, here’s what will be flying over your head NECK CRAMP This post contains images

Flightfest is kicking off about now, here’s what will be flying over your head

More than 30 aircraft will be flying low over Dublin today.

# airplanes - Monday 15 July, 2013

Up and away: Fourth month of air traffic growth at Dublin Airport

Air traffic saw a growth of 3.9 per cent in June – but how many flights were there per day on average?

# airplanes - Sunday 27 January, 2013

'Hybrid wing' plane uses half the fuel of a standard aeroplane

It could improve commercial aircraft efficiency within a decade.

# airplanes - Thursday 17 January, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# airplanes - Sunday 23 December, 2012

How 20,000 pounds of potatoes brought wi-fi to airplanes

Spuds, glorious spuds, stood in for people in on-board tests.

# airplanes - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Security problems at Dublin Airport have been fixed

The airport had been given two months to solve the security issues raised by the European Commission.

# airplanes - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

American Airlines files for bankruptcy

The fourth largest airline in the world lost $868 million (€650 million) during the first nine months of this year.

# airplanes - Friday 11 November, 2011

Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees

Ryanair described the situation as a “DAA monopoly” – but Dublin Airport says that under the regulator’s formula, there is an increase in next year’s price cap, but it has decided not to pass this on to passengers.

# airplanes - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

US airlines go green by running flights on biofuels

A number of US airlines are now running their planes on biofuels – such as algae-based and vegetable-based fuels – in an effort to fly cleaner and greener.

# airplanes - Monday 14 February, 2011

From Business ETC Boeing unveil new jet in bid to boost sales Air Travel

Boeing unveil new jet in bid to boost sales

The new 747 jetliner is the world’s longest and will seat 467 passengers.