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#Airport

# airport - Saturday 2 March, 2019

'Evacuate, evacuate': Flights were suspended at Stansted Airport last night after an aborted takeoff

The airport said that the aircraft had aborted its take off due to a suspected engine problem.

# airport - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Sod turned on the new runway at Dublin Airport, but some residents are not happy

Residents who live next to the airport have accused the government of ignoring their concerns over noise levels.

# airport - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

No flights to or from Belgium due to strike; some Dublin flights cancelled

At least eight flights between Dublin and Belgium have been cancelled today as a result of the strike action.

# airport - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Wayne Rooney arrested in US for public intoxication and swearing

Rooney was arrested by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority at Dulles International Airport.

# airport - Saturday 5 January, 2019

How the revival of plans for a midlands airport in Offaly is getting the locals talking Tubber This post contains videos

How the revival of plans for a midlands airport in Offaly is getting the locals talking

The proposal suffered a setback during the recession, but recent developments have bought the project back into local conversation.

# airport - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway

Police arrested the driver.

# airport - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick

Flights resumed at Gatwick yesterday, but knock-on delays are still affecting passengers this weekend.

# airport - Friday 21 December, 2018

People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick

Hundreds of flights were cancelled and more than 100,000 passengers affected.

# airport - Thursday 20 December, 2018

British army called in to hunt drones that left flights grounded at Gatwick

Two drones were first seen flying over the Gatwick Airport airfield at around 9pm yesterday evening.

# airport - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

DAA awards north runway construction contract to Irish-Spanish consortium

The contract is for the design and construction of the new 3.1km north runway at Dublin Airport.

# airport - 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.

# airport - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Plane quarantined at JFK airport after passengers report feeling ill

Other passengers are now being allowed to disembark and are having their temperatures taken.

# airport - Friday 17 August, 2018

War veteran who killed five people in shooting at Florida airport sentenced to five life terms plus 120 years

He quickly dropped to the ground and peacefully surrendered to a sheriff’s deputy.

# airport - Friday 29 June, 2018

16,000 travellers stranded after massive volcanic eruption in Bali

Mount Agung last erupted in November. Bali’s economy has taken a pounding over the chaos caused by the volcano.

# airport - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

From The42 Nike's Brazil World Cup ad sees Ronaldo recreate iconic airport scene from 1998 Jogo Bonito This post contains videos

Nike's Brazil World Cup ad sees Ronaldo recreate iconic airport scene from 1998

Hard to believe it’s 20 years since the original.

# airport - Monday 4 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge 11 things that have definitely happened to you at the airport Airport Travel

11 things that have definitely happened to you at the airport

Liquid or gel? You’re not quite sure.

# airport - Friday 20 April, 2018

Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport

Nobody was hurt in the incident but hundreds of passengers had flights cancelled.

# airport - Monday 19 March, 2018

Aer Lingus apologises after people spend night in airport due to flight cancellations

The flights were cancelled due to “lengthy waiting times for de-icing”.

# airport - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Man dies following 'serious accident' at Heathrow airport

Two members of staff operating airport vehicles were involved in the incident.

# airport - Monday 12 February, 2018

All flights in and out of London City Airport cancelled after discovery of World War II bomb nearby

The ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, close to the runway of London’s most central airport.

# airport - Friday 5 January, 2018

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle

The man refused to drive a company vehicle that didn’t have tax, insurance or NCT discs.

# airport - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike

The warning comes following a letter from the Irish pilots’ union IALPA to Ryanair which states that the union will ballot its members for industrial action.

# airport - Friday 10 November, 2017

Plane forced into emergency landing at Belfast Airport due to faulty nose gear

The flight, which was heading to Inverness, officially declared an emergency at 12.36pm.

# airport - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York

Pakistan International Airlines apologised for the error, saying it was “caused due to negligence”.

# airport - 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.

# airport - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Relations between Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport have 'soured immensely'

The airline says it would redeploy aircraft if infrastructure isn’t improved.

# airport - Monday 2 October, 2017

Two women accused of assassinating North Korean leader's half brother plead not guilty at start of trial

Kim Jong-nam was killed by a toxic nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia last February.

# airport - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Man caught at Sri Lankan airport with a kilogramme of gold hidden in his rectum

The man is reportedly a courier for an organised smuggling ring.

# airport - 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.

# airport - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Five hospitalised at Istanbul airport after knife brawl between employees of rival coach companies

The fight broke out following mutual accusations of the firms “stealing one another’s customers”.

# airport - Monday 31 July, 2017

EasyJet passenger allegedly punched by an airport worker in Nice

The flight the passenger was due to fly on was delayed for hours.

# airport - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

United suspends its New York route from Shannon Airport for winter

Currently it operates a daily service from the airport to Newark in New Jersey.

# airport - Monday 10 July, 2017

Twenty tourists robbed at Charles de Gaulle airport hotel

It’s not the first time tourists have been targeted there.

# airport - Saturday 1 July, 2017

First-ever Cork to Boston flight takes off

The new service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

# airport - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Airport evacuated in US after police officer stabbed in the neck

A witness said he saw the officer bleeding from his neck and a knife nearby at the airport in Flint, Michigan.

# airport - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'Ill judged': People are criticising Belfast Airport's 'Brexit' advertisement campaign

The airport yesterday launched its Vote to Leave campaign, which is directed towards people living in the six border counties of the Republic of Ireland.

# airport - Friday 2 June, 2017

New Cork to Zurich flight route opens today

The twice-weekly flights will operate until September, with a view to them being extended if the route is popular.

# airport - Monday 29 May, 2017

Gardaí host conference to prepare Dublin Airport staff for terror attack

Law enforcement representatives will discuss how to respond to the types of lone wolf attacks seen across Europe recently.

# airport - 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.

# airport - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Father of Paris airport attacker blames alcohol and not terrorism for his son's actions

Ben Belgacem had a string of criminal convictions.

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