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# airport - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing after wheel part falls off

The Israeli passenger plane en route to Prague was forced to turn back.

# airport - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Photos: The world's largest jet is at Shannon Airport right now How Big? This post contains images

Photos: The world's largest jet is at Shannon Airport right now

The 6-engined jet with 32 wheels is travelling from America to France.

# airport - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Man armed with wasp spray and machete shot by police at airport

One passenger was injured with a graze on the arm during the incident.

# airport - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Protest blocks Ryanair's first flight from Copenhagen

It was delayed for three hours.

# airport - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dropkick Murphys did a surprise Paddy's Day gig in the middle of Boston airport Shipping Up To Dublin

# airport - Monday 16 March, 2015

Planes forced to momentarily delay landing at Dublin after dog wanders on to runway

Planes have been forced into a holding pattern while the dog is rounded up.

# airport - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'I did what I thought was right at Shannon Airport,' says Mick Wallace

Clare Daly and Mick Wallace were giving evidence in court today.

# airport - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Flight with 132 on board forced to make emergency landing at Dublin Airport

Flight 723 experienced difficulties with its flaps.

# airport - Monday 2 February, 2015

Need to get to Donegal? You can now fly there from Dublin

A new Donegal-Glasgow route has also been announced.

# airport - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Fly to Australia for €200? Not with Ryanair you won't

The low-cost airline is looking to provide connections for long-haul carriers, but won’t be flying long distance itself anytime soon…

# airport - Monday 19 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 of the nicest things ever to happen at Dublin Airport Up In The Air

9 of the nicest things ever to happen at Dublin Airport

Happy 75th birthday, Dublin Airport!

# airport - Monday 12 January, 2015

Footage emerges of Paris suspect Hayat Boumeddiene at Turkish airport

The footage reaffirms suggestions that she was not in France at the time of the terror attacks.

# airport - Friday 9 January, 2015

A record number of passengers flew via Knock airport last year

Their London services were particularly popular.

# airport - Monday 5 January, 2015

Air France flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport

Fire services were sent to meet the plane on its arrival.

# airport - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Flight cancelled? You could be owed up to €600

Regulations mean that passengers are due compensation a sliding scale.

# airport - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown

Some 38 flights have been cancelled, but there are no reports of Irish flight delays.

# airport - Monday 8 December, 2014

Revenue stop 130,000 cigarettes marked "school goods" from hitting the market

The cargo has a street value of around €68,300.

# airport - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge 'Passenger Shaming' is an entire Instagram dedicated to a***holes on flights Feet On Seats

'Passenger Shaming' is an entire Instagram dedicated to a***holes on flights

We’ve all seen them. Now shame them.

# airport - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Whatever happened to the plans to link Dublin Airport and Dublin city?

It’s a bus or a taxi for you. But why?

# airport - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Drone footage shows what it's like to be a bird flying over an airport

This drone gives us a never-before-seen look at Mexico City Airport.

# airport - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Small plane crashes at Kansas airport during take off

One person is reported to be in a critical condition.

# airport - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Kildare man's privacy was not violated when he signed for cocaine addressed to fake diplomat

The package was sent to “Tony Tuto, Honorary Consul of the Republic of South Africa”.

# airport - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Air France plane grounded at Madrid airport due to suspected Ebola case

A passenger travelling from Lagos in Nigeria is reported to have a fever and shivers

# airport - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Couple misses flight, bangs on window to get pilot's attention Missed Connection

Couple misses flight, bangs on window to get pilot's attention

And the video of the incident is going totally viral. Oops.

# airport - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards

This is the first time an Irish airport has won this award and judges singled it out because of its success in ending five years of “seemingly interminable decline”.

# airport - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Meet the dog that works in an airport returning people's lost property Sniffed Out

Meet the dog that works in an airport returning people's lost property

Sherlock the beagle works for KLM, returning items in a special little backpack.

# airport - Friday 19 September, 2014

Fancy yourself as the next Michael O'Leary? New third-level courses could be for you

DCU and the DAA have joined up to establish the Dublin Aviation Institute.

# airport - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Luas Cross City line could be extended into the north of Dublin

This comes as part of a number of proposals by the NTA on creating better connections throughout the north of the city.

# airport - Friday 5 September, 2014

Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history

Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.

# airport - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began

There is currently an orange alert in place indicating an increased potential of an eruption.

# airport - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Islamist fighters seize Tripoli airport

The country’s government has branded the Islamist militias as ‘terrorists’.

# airport - Friday 15 August, 2014

Australian couple stopped leaving Thailand with "surrogate" baby

The men were stopped because they didn’t have complete documents for the child.

# airport - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Almost 50 dead after plane crashes close to residential area in Iran - reports

There were conflicting accounts of the airline that the plane belonged to.

# airport - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Aer Lingus flight diverted to Toulouse due to bomb scare at Perpignan airport

Perpignan airport was evacuated due to a bomb scare this afternoon.

# airport - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Heartbreaking statement from devastated family who lost 3 children and grandad in MH17

“No hate in the world is as strong as the love we have for our children, for Mo, for Evie, for Otis.”

# airport - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Homeless man jailed for 3 years for stealing bags from Heathrow

The 59-year-old targeted people who were travelling on their own, waited until they were distracted, and then took their bags.

# airport - 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.

# airport - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Largest flying bird EVER (with a wingspan of 6.4 metres) found at airport

Its wings were so big that it wouldn’t have been able to get airborne easily.

# airport - Friday 4 July, 2014

Aer Lingus growing strongly, but they've still carried less in 2014 than Ryanair did last month

All in all, both airlines customer numbers are going in the right direction.

From The Daily Edge Two guys got stuck in an airport overnight, and filmed themselves having the greatest time Best Night Ever