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# aviation - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Ever wanted to fly an Aer Lingus plane? Now's your chance

It won’t cost you a penny, either.

# aviation - Monday 24 August, 2015

Nine more bodies could be found in English air show wreckage

The pilot remains in a critical condition in hospital.

# aviation - Friday 21 August, 2015

# aviation - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed

The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.

# aviation - Thursday 13 August, 2015

An airline is to start weighing passengers before they board

Uzbekistan Airways is to weigh passengers, hand luggage and all.

# aviation - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

# aviation - Friday 7 August, 2015

The mystery of flight MH370 is looking no closer to being solved Hopes Dashed This post contains videos

The mystery of flight MH370 is looking no closer to being solved

A piece of the wing found off Reunion island hasn’t yielded many fresh clues.

# aviation - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Plane that 'belongs to Bin Laden family' crashes killing four people

It is being reported that Osama bin Laden’s sister and step mother are among those killed.

# aviation - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

# aviation - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Here's why every flight you take is obsessively monitored

An engine alone, for example, is likely to have as many as 5,000 elements monitored every second.

# aviation - Friday 10 July, 2015

Ryanair has voted to sell its Aer Lingus shares

The decision paves the way for the sale to IAG to be completed.

# aviation - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Two die after mid-air collision between fighter jet and plane

The plane crash occurred over South Carolina.

# aviation - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine"

“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”

# aviation - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Violent hailstorm leaves plane with a hole in its nose

Nobody was injured, though.

Air force plane crashes into city killing at least 140

No survivors are expected from on board the plane.

# aviation - Monday 29 June, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon after fire alarm in cargo hold

There are no reports of injuries.

# aviation - Monday 8 June, 2015

Flight to Dublin forced to turn back - because of a bee

It was a Flybe flight. Seriously.

# aviation - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

# aviation - Sunday 24 May, 2015

This is what a US Air Force mission looks like through a GoPro camera

Do you feel the need? The need…for speed?

Man phones in bomb threat to delay girlfriend's plane, gets arrested

In case you needed to be told, don’t do this.

# aviation - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

# aviation - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Is a plan to build a 16km jet fuel pipeline in Dublin crazy?

The plan would see a pipeline built from Dublin Port to Dublin Airport, along the route of the Malahide Road.

# aviation - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight

All 97 passengers were evacuated safely.

# aviation - Friday 17 April, 2015

'Hackers could use in-flight TVs to access cockpits'

A US government report warns against robotic control of planes.

# aviation - Friday 3 April, 2015

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers

There was an Irishman on board who has shared the story.

# aviation - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?' Sell Sell Sell This post contains videos

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?'

Timmy Dooley says “slick PR” has created an inevitability about the Aer Lingus sale.

# aviation - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

No obvious reasons why plane crashed into the Alps

French air traffic controllers, not the two pilots, issued a ‘mayday’ signal after the plane disappeared from their radar.

# aviation - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

VIDEO: Passenger tackled after claiming to have a bomb on plane

The man was restrained by passengers.

# aviation - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Plane carrying 224 passengers skids off runway, ends up on grass

Nobody was injured, but witnesses said the cabin filled with smoke.

# aviation - Friday 13 February, 2015

Ryanair flight diverted after drunk man strips and flexes his muscles

The plane landed in Denmark.

# aviation - 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.

# aviation - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Any sale of government's Aer Lingus shares would face Dáil vote

The airline’s proposed buyer has said it will keep Aer Lingus as a separate business.

# aviation - Monday 26 January, 2015

Protest outside Minister's home "a matter for the Gardaí" Not Happy This post contains images

Protest outside Minister's home "a matter for the Gardaí"

It’s not the first time a protest has been staged at Paschal Donohoe’s home. The last one was “absolutely unacceptable” he said.

Poll: Would you support the sale of Aer Lingus? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the sale of Aer Lingus?

Should the State have a stake in the national carrier?

# aviation - Sunday 25 January, 2015

The Government is willing to consider offers for Aer Lingus

Paschal Donohoe says Ireland’s connectivity is just as important as the price though.

Detectives hunting the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart have travelled to a remote Pacific island

Earhart disappeared in 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the world.

# aviation - Sunday 18 January, 2015

# aviation - Friday 9 January, 2015

A record number of passengers flew via Knock airport last year

Their London services were particularly popular.

# aviation - Thursday 1 January, 2015

First victim of doomed AirAsia flight buried

Nine bodies have been recovered so far.

# aviation - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Aviation experts call for compulsory 'real-time' tracking of aircraft

Experts say while real-time tracking technology will not save lives, but will significantly streamline search efforts.