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# aviation - Sunday 15 September, 2013

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FlightFest: Your Pictures

Over 30 aircraft flew over Dublin today. Here’s what you saw.

# aviation - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Heading to FlightFest? Here's where you'll want to avoid

With over 100,000 people set to descend on the centre of the capital, there will be traffic disruption. Here’s where it will be.

# aviation - Friday 13 September, 2013

Delta: Plane was diverted to Dublin “out of an abundance of caution”

Passengers and crew members had complained of nausea and headaches, due to a ventilation problem.

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'Flight 666 to HEL' is a real, actual flight

And it’s pretty full on Friday 13th, apparently.

# aviation - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ryanair issues profit warning, sees €1 billion wiped off share value

The company says that it “cannot guarantee” that profits won’t fall below the €570 million mark this year.

# aviation - Monday 26 August, 2013

Radar malfunction forces Boeing Dreamliner to abort flight

The troubled jetliner had to turn back to Tokyo Haneda airport following a radar malfunction.

The Sultan of Brunei's plane is in Dublin, but why?

One of three planes owned by one of the world’s wealthiest men touched down in Dublin yesterday, but nobody is entirely sure for what reason.

# aviation - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Jetpacks, plane cars and the Metro - why are we still on the bus?

With the founder of PayPal looking to fund a new super-fast transport system in California, we look at who else tried to break away from current transport methods.

# aviation - Friday 16 August, 2013

Strike averted at Aer Arann

Pilots and management have reached an agreement over a pay row.

# aviation - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Ryanair documentary pilot sacked for "gross misconduct"

John Goss had previously spoken to a newspaper over concerns he had related to the airline’s safety and fuel policies.

# aviation - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

French Government seeks clarification from Ryanair following documentary

Ryanair has threatened to sue the makers of Dispatches over the safety claims made in Monday night’s programme.

UPS plane crashes at Alabama airport, killing two crew

Debris could be spread as far as a half a mile, authorities say and the Mayor of Birmingham says there have been a number of small explosions

# aviation - Monday 12 August, 2013

Aer Arann pilots to strike next week

The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA) voted by a 91% margin to begin strike action next Tuesday.

# aviation - Friday 2 August, 2013

Own an electric plane - for just €35,000

An American company is offering what they claim is the world’s first electric aircraft. But hurry! Only 25 are going to be sold in Europe.

# aviation - Friday 21 June, 2013

Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC

The Delta Air Lines Boeing 747 came close to a Shuttle America plane on 13 June.

# aviation - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights cancelled over 'single sky' strike

Have you holidays booked over the next three days? Read on.

# aviation - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

American Airlines grounds all flights because of tech glitch

Systems have now been fully restored but delays and cancellations are expected.

# aviation - Monday 8 April, 2013

Research says transatlantic flights will be 'bumpier' by 2050

Why? More turbulence could be a symptom of climate change.

# aviation - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Lufthansa flights cancelled as staff strikes commence

Workers at Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne have walked out.

# aviation - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Stuck in the mud: Poland airport closes as plane skids off runway

Last night’s flight to Dublin was delayed as a result.

# aviation - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Calls for government to protect future of Knock Airport

Concerns have been raised about the future of the airport in the wake of the government’s proposals to secure the future of Shannon Airport.

# aviation - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Transatlantic flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport

US Airways flight 799, from Amsterdam to Philadelphia, had only just cleared Ireland before deciding to turn back.

# aviation - Monday 28 January, 2013

Ryanair still optimistic on Aer Lingus bid

The airline said its bid involves two upfront buyers, each basing aircraft in Ireland.

# aviation - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Boeing crisis deepens as Dreamliners grounded worldwide

Aviators have grounded most of the world’s 787 Dreamliner fleet until a fire risk linked to the plane’s batteries can be fixed.

# aviation - Monday 10 December, 2012

Plans to make Shannon a tourist attraction unveiled

The six-year plan was produced by Clare County Council and unveiled this morning. It includes an aviation museum and ‘green infrastructure’.

# aviation - Monday 3 December, 2012

Ireland West Airport Knock threatens legal challenge over Shannon plans

Management said it may have “no choice but to challenge the Government’s inequitable behaviour towards the airport in the courts”.

# aviation - Monday 29 October, 2012

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Tour the Gulfstream G650 - it only costs €50m

It flies at almost the speed of sound and Oprah, Warren Buffet and Ralph Lauren want one.

# aviation - Sunday 14 October, 2012

World record: Daredevil Felix Baumgartner skydives from 24.2 miles above Earth

The Austrian skydiver jumped from about 128,000 feet above earth – breaking the sound barrier in his four-minute freefall.

# aviation - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Report confirms Ryanair complied with EU operations procedures

Irish and Spanish aviation and transport authorities met yesterday to discuss the airline’s safety standards.

# aviation - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Irish authorities in talks with Spain over Ryanair's safety standards

An Irish delegate gave its assurances to Spain about the oversight of Ryanair’s operations.

# aviation - Monday 20 August, 2012

Amelia Earhart search expedition finds 'debris field' off Pacific island

High-res footage has revealed “a scattering of man-made objects” in location consistent with 1937 photo which sparked search.

# aviation - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat

The flight from New York made an emergency landing after an anonymous phone call said there were explosives on board.

# aviation - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Aer Lingus traffic figures increase with summer surge

Just over one million people flew with Aer Lingus in July, the vast majority of them on short haul flights.

# aviation - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Dublin Airport back to normal after diverted flight caused disruption

A flight from London to Boston had to make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport after a technical problem.

# aviation - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Aer Lingus and DAA staff vote for industrial action

Workers are unhappy with proposed changes to their pensions.

# aviation - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Ryanair's next big idea: bigger doors on planes so people can board faster

“We want two people to walk through the door,” says Ryanair’s Chief Financial Officer.

# aviation - Monday 30 July, 2012

Aer Lingus announces partnership deal with Etihad

Airlines have reached a new interline and code-share agreements to expand route choices for their customers.

# aviation - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Aer Lingus tells shareholders to reject Ryanair offer

The airline says that the reasons for stopping the takeover on competition grounds on now “even stronger”.

# aviation - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Ryanair makes €694 million bid for Aer Lingus

It’s official.

# aviation - Friday 6 July, 2012

[Update] Enterprise Ireland distances itself from pilot training school controversy

The Minister and the IAA say they are working to resolve the situation but no guarantee on the students’ money can be given.