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# airspace - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Flyers distributed to plane spotters as Dublin Airport seeks to prevent drone incidents
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Flyers distributed to plane spotters as Dublin Airport seeks to prevent drone incidents

Mar 24th 2019, 2:52 PM 20,346 Views 24 Comments

Flights were temporarily suspended at Dublin Airport 21 February due to a drone sighting.

# airspace - Friday 20 July, 2018

FactCheck: Did the Taoiseach threaten to ban British planes from Irish skies?
# Shepherds Pie In The Sky
# Shepherds Pie In The Sky

FactCheck: Did the Taoiseach threaten to ban British planes from Irish skies?

Jul 20th 2018, 1:18 PM 100,128 Views 120 Comments

The UK’s Sun newspaper carried the front page “Irish PM: I’ll ban British planes as revenge for Brexit”.

# airspace - Friday 23 December, 2016

Good news: Santa gets all-clear to fly in Irish airspace
# Ho Ho Hurray
# Ho Ho Hurray

Good news: Santa gets all-clear to fly in Irish airspace

Dec 23rd 2016, 1:44 PM 11,417 Views 24 Comments

There were fears Storm Barbara could have interfered with Santa’s travel plans.

# airspace - Friday 23 September, 2016

British fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers
# Airspace
# Airspace

British fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers

Sep 23rd 2016, 8:56 AM 40,138 Views 204 Comments

The Russian bombers flew close to the Shetland Islands yesterday.

# airspace - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

RAF jets being sent towards Russian bombers 'heading for UK airspace'
# Typhoons
# Typhoons

RAF jets being sent towards Russian bombers 'heading for UK airspace'

Feb 17th 2016, 4:06 PM 31,831 Views 85 Comments

The Ministry of Defence confirmed the news.

# airspace - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow)
# Not At All Nice
# Not At All Nice

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow)

Apr 8th 2015, 5:54 PM 29,300 Views 25 Comments

Air traffic controllers in France are on strike. Here’s how it’s been affecting flights so far…

# airspace - Sunday 8 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 8th 2015, 7:45 PM 43,377 Views 229 Comments

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

# airspace - Friday 12 December, 2014

Knock-on delays at Irish airports after London computer meltdown
# Happy Christmas
# Happy Christmas

Knock-on delays at Irish airports after London computer meltdown

Dec 12th 2014, 11:05 PM 21,968 Views 28 Comments

Heading to the airport? Check your flight status before you leave the house.

# airspace - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Nato detects 'significant Russian military activity' in Europe's airspace

Nato detects 'significant Russian military activity' in Europe's airspace

Oct 29th 2014, 9:58 PM 16,228 Views 70 Comments

The rise in activity has been noticed over the past two days.

# airspace - Thursday 17 July, 2014

East Ukraine airspace has been closed until further notice
# Mh17
# Mh17

East Ukraine airspace has been closed until further notice

Jul 17th 2014, 9:26 PM 11,666 Views 47 Comments

Aer Lingus and Ryanair confirm they do not fly over Ukrainian air space and flights are not impacted by the restrictions.

# airspace - Monday 30 December, 2013

Indira Gandhi sent greetings from the sky to 'friendly people' of Ireland
# 1983 State Papers
# 1983 State Papers

Indira Gandhi sent greetings from the sky to 'friendly people' of Ireland

Dec 30th 2013, 6:30 PM 15,090 Views 25 Comments

How nice.

# airspace - Sunday 8 December, 2013

South Korea expands air defence zone to overlap China's
# South Korea
# South Korea

South Korea expands air defence zone to overlap China's

Dec 8th 2013, 11:06 AM 8,432 Views 34 Comments

The move comes amid tensions between South Korea and China over competing territorial claims.

# airspace - Monday 15 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 15th 2013, 5:24 PM 5,220 Views 28 Comments

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

# airspace - Friday 28 June, 2013

The French army's new warplane is monstrous
# Oh My
# Oh My

The French army's new warplane is monstrous

Jun 28th 2013, 9:45 PM 27,985 Views 104 Comments

Is this the future of European military airspace?

# airspace - Monday 10 June, 2013

To protect world leaders you can't fly over Lough Erne during G8 summit
# G8
# G8

To protect world leaders you can't fly over Lough Erne during G8 summit

Jun 10th 2013, 5:36 PM 9,399 Views 35 Comments

The restrictions will last from Sunday, 16 until Tuesday, 18 June.

# airspace - Monday 20 May, 2013

Pigeon v Plane: The costly battle to keep the airspace bird-free
# Pigeons
# Pigeons

Pigeon v Plane: The costly battle to keep the airspace bird-free

May 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 13,470 Views 17 Comments

A recent incident involving pigeons which forced an Aer Lingus plane to abandon its flight to London has highlighted the measures Dublin Airport takes to keep the skies around the runway bird-free.

# airspace - Monday 14 January, 2013

IAA: 2013 another "tough year" for Irish aviation industry
# Air Traffic
# Air Traffic

IAA: 2013 another "tough year" for Irish aviation industry

Jan 14th 2013, 3:53 PM 4,557 Views 4 Comments

However, Irish air traffic has returned to ‘modest growth’ in 2012, and there are signs that a more consistent growth will emerge, said the Irish Aviation Authority.

# airspace - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Flights in Irish airspace increase in October
# Flights
# Flights

Flights in Irish airspace increase in October

Nov 13th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,423 Views 2 Comments

What was the busiest day for flights last month?

# airspace - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Turkey, Syria ban flights to each other as tensions soar
# Middle East
# Middle East

Turkey, Syria ban flights to each other as tensions soar

Oct 14th 2012, 7:15 PM 3,502 Views 13 Comments

Syria says it banned flights from Turkey “in accordance with the principle of reciprocity”.

# airspace - Friday 12 October, 2012

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet

Oct 12th 2012, 9:28 AM 4,355 Views 95 Comments

Irish peace groups have outlined the “aviation, human rights, and international humanitarian law” which are being violated by the use of the airport by foreign military.

# airspace - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Turkish jets force Syrian plane to land over suspicious cargo
# Tensions
# Tensions

Turkish jets force Syrian plane to land over suspicious cargo

Oct 10th 2012, 8:51 PM 4,706 Views 24 Comments

Turkey says that the plane’s cargo “did not comply with rules of civil aviation” as tensions between the two countries escalate.

# airspace - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Increase in Irish air traffic last month
# Flights
# Flights

Increase in Irish air traffic last month

Sep 12th 2012, 5:54 PM 3,480 Views 5 Comments

According to the IAA, there was an average of 1,590 daily flights during August 2012. But what was the busiest day?

# airspace - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Number of flights in Irish airspace continues to fall
# Flights
# Flights

Number of flights in Irish airspace continues to fall

Jun 12th 2012, 4:19 PM 3,571 Views 10 Comments

Fewer flights into and out of each of the three state airports last month.

# airspace - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Video: Watch this incredible (and unnerving) footage of a drone swarm
# Drones
From The Daily Edge
# Drones

Video: Watch this incredible (and unnerving) footage of a drone swarm

Feb 5th 2012, 6:08 PM 10,342 Views 37 Comments

The drones can coordinate their movements to fly in formation.

# airspace - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

May 25th 2011, 4:53 PM 674 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# airspace - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 24th 2011, 7:57 PM 476 Views 0 Comments

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