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#Aviation

# aviation - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft

As commercial and private drones become ever more prevalent, the risk of airplane strikes heightens accordingly.

# aviation - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Ryanair says no to on-board Wi-Fi, transatlantic routes - and flights from Waterford

The airline’s communications chief said he is still asked when it will return to the troubled airport.

# aviation - Monday 2 January, 2017

# aviation - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Here's how fighter jets refuel while bombing ISIS

The ability to extend the flying range of the fighter jets is crucial.

# aviation - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Here's how to pick the best seat on a plane

Handy if you aren’t a great flyer.

# aviation - Monday 28 November, 2016

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route Up Up And Away This post contains videos

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route

The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.

# aviation - Thursday 24 November, 2016

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale

Ray Nolan was an early investor in the billion-euro travel site that was sold to Chinese firm Ctrip.

# aviation - Monday 7 November, 2016

Millions more passengers help Ryanair grow half-year profits to over €1.17 billion

Figures show that 64.8 million flew with Ryanair in the six months to 30 September

# aviation - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

# aviation - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Travelling to France this week? A strike is causing disruption

Air France cabin crew are on strike until Tuesday.

# aviation - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Watch: We did loop-the-loops and barrel rolls in this 1940s plane Up Up And Away This post contains videos

Watch: We did loop-the-loops and barrel rolls in this 1940s plane

We took a trip in the de Havilland Chipmunk.

# aviation - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have changed how much it costs to check a bag

We’re into the high season now.

# aviation - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Signals picked up from black box of crashed EgyptAir plane

The ‘pings’ were picked up by a French navy ship this morning.

# aviation - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Ever wanted to be a pilot? Now's your chance

CityJet are hiring ten.

# aviation - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Vintage plane crashes into river in New York City

The plane was taking part in promotional photos for an air show.

# aviation - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Going away soon? There's going to be a "summer of discontent"

European passengers face industrial action by French air traffic controllers tomorrow, with five more days scheduled.

# aviation - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Egypt dispatches submarine to aircraft crash zone as mystery over disaster remains

Leaked flight data has painted a picture of the chaotic final moments of the doomed EgyptAir flight.

# aviation - Saturday 21 May, 2016

The massive search for MH370 is to end this August

Other possibilities will be looked at, including the “rogue pilot” theory that the captain deliberately crashed it into the sea.

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear

Reports today suggest the front of the plane had smoke in it before the crash.

# aviation - Thursday 19 May, 2016

"We stand corrected" - Airline vice-president says debris from missing plane has NOT been found

More than 60 people were on board the Paris to Cairo plane.

# aviation - 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.

# aviation - Friday 15 April, 2016

Man who asked for crackers on flight to the US cleared after plane diverted to Belfast

The Californian man had been forced to remain in Northern Ireland for 10 months.

# aviation - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Woman killed after plane crashes into car

The pilot and his passenger received major injuries.

# aviation - Monday 14 March, 2016

Cork Airport is getting a couple of new routes

You can now get to Southampton and Leeds Bradford more easily.

# aviation - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Waiting on a runway to take off could be a thing of the past

No more waiting. Hooray!

# aviation - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

The shifting of the Earth's poles means a change at Cork Airport

The poles ain’t where they used to be, apparently.

# aviation - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Spanish airline 'charged people €60 for a job interview'

Air Europa Express began operating on Monday.

# aviation - Sunday 27 December, 2015

The days of the jumbo jet are coming to an end — here's a look back at its glory years

Since its introduction in 1969, the Boeing 747 has transformed the way people travel.

# aviation - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Laid-off Dublin aviation workers to get €500k Christmas boost

The money is to be spent on retraining and worker support.

# aviation - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Air France flight diverted over bomb threat

The threat turned out to be a hoax.

# aviation - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Ryanair is taking Google to court

The company said it started the action yesterday.

# aviation - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Here's how to fly like a pro

Some good advice here.

# aviation - 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.

# aviation - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Take a look inside the 10 busiest airports in Europe

It was a big year for air travel in the region.

# aviation - Friday 25 September, 2015

Getting from Páirc Uí Chaoimh to Fenway Park has just got a whole lot easier

And Yankee Stadium isn’t too far behind either.

# aviation - Thursday 17 September, 2015

# aviation - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Two crew members on Tom Cruise film killed in plane crash

The pilot and owner of the plane were killed.

# aviation - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

The wet, awful summer was really good news for this man

Ryanair expect to make over €1 billion this year. The bad summer hasn’t hurt at all.

A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off Up In Smoke This post contains videos

A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off

All 159 passengers and 13 crew were evacuated.

# aviation - Sunday 6 September, 2015

How difficult is it to become a pilot for an Irish airline?

Fourteen months training, for a start.