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#Flight

# flight - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Not happening: Ryanair says it won't be flying to the US after all
# U-turn
# U-turn

Not happening: Ryanair says it won't be flying to the US after all

Mar 19th 2015, 11:01 PM 36,480 Views 50 Comments

On Monday, it was reported that Ryanair was looking at plans to fly between a dozen European and US cities.

# flight - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 17th 2015, 1:53 PM 18,901 Views 19 Comments

The man was restrained by passengers.

# flight - Monday 9 March, 2015

Solar-powered plane takes off on historic flight around the world
# Solar Impulse
# Solar Impulse

Solar-powered plane takes off on historic flight around the world

Mar 9th 2015, 10:07 AM 9,323 Views 18 Comments

The Solar Impulse 2 is expected to take 25 days to fly the mammoth journey.

# flight - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Keane and Fergie were stuck on the same flight back to Manchester earlier
# Awkward
From The42
# Awkward

Keane and Fergie were stuck on the same flight back to Manchester earlier

Feb 18th 2015, 4:37 PM 13,520 Views 15 Comments

Both these legends of the game attended the PSG-Chelsea match on Tuesday.

# flight - Friday 6 February, 2015

Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called 'mayday' just seconds after engine failed
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called 'mayday' just seconds after engine failed

Feb 6th 2015, 8:14 PM 15,056 Views 29 Comments

Today it emerged that the left engine was shut down manually by the crew “for unknown reasons”.

# flight - Monday 2 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 2nd 2015, 12:39 PM 21,453 Views 34 Comments

A new Donegal-Glasgow route has also been announced.

# flight - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Malaysia declares all on board MH370 dead, angering relatives
# End Of Search
# End Of Search

Malaysia declares all on board MH370 dead, angering relatives

Jan 29th 2015, 10:40 PM 20,898 Views 32 Comments

Authorities earlier declared the flight to have been an accident.

Limerick farmer tackled passenger who tried to open door mid-flight
# I Can Be Your Hero Baby
# I Can Be Your Hero Baby

Limerick farmer tackled passenger who tried to open door mid-flight

Jan 29th 2015, 9:43 PM 61,755 Views 89 Comments

A local councillor said the man is a very popular character in the Kilcornan area and doesn’t think his heroic act was that big a deal.

# flight - Friday 23 January, 2015

Man arrived from Barcelona with €200k of cannabis in luggage
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Man arrived from Barcelona with €200k of cannabis in luggage

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:15 PM 15,837 Views 68 Comments

In a separate operation, Revenue officers seized 7,400 cigarettes.

# flight - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Bodies found belted to seats near AirAsia crash site
# Flight QZ8501
# Flight QZ8501

Bodies found belted to seats near AirAsia crash site

Jan 22nd 2015, 8:04 AM 15,866 Views 10 Comments

The five bodies were found ‘buried in mud’.

# flight - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Crashed AirAsia plane: Tail recovered from seabed --- but black box recorder still missing
# Java Sea
# Java Sea

Crashed AirAsia plane: Tail recovered from seabed --- but black box recorder still missing

Jan 10th 2015, 9:30 AM 7,569 Views 3 Comments

The Airbus jet, carrying 162 people, went missing in stormy weather on 28 December.

# flight - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Seven AirAsia bodies recovered - but the weather's still hampering recovery
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Seven AirAsia bodies recovered - but the weather's still hampering recovery

Dec 31st 2014, 1:00 PM 10,239 Views 0 Comments

The flight crashed in the Java Sea earlier this week.

# flight - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Three bodies recovered from AirAsia wreckage
# QZ8501
# QZ8501

Three bodies recovered from AirAsia wreckage

Dec 30th 2014, 9:00 PM 59,273 Views 43 Comments

162 people were on board the flight which went missing on Sunday.

# flight - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Search for plane with 162 people on board called off for the night
# Air Asia
# Air Asia

Search for plane with 162 people on board called off for the night

Dec 28th 2014, 12:58 PM 54,324 Views 69 Comments

AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic controllers over the Java Sea.

# flight - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Review: Is the Parrot Rolling Spider the affordable drone you've been waiting for?
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Review: Is the Parrot Rolling Spider the affordable drone you've been waiting for?

Dec 18th 2014, 9:30 PM 16,253 Views 23 Comments

Drones as toys are growing in popularity, but is Parrot’s Mini Drone the one that will make you splash out on one?

# flight - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing
# Extreme Turbulence
# Extreme Turbulence

Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing

Dec 17th 2014, 3:51 PM 22,096 Views 53 Comments

Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.

Plane makes emergency landing in Belfast after engine catches fire
# Flybe
# Flybe

Plane makes emergency landing in Belfast after engine catches fire

Dec 17th 2014, 7:26 AM 13,833 Views 40 Comments

No passengers were injured.

# flight - Monday 15 December, 2014

Sydney siege: Terror alert not raised, flights operating as normal
# Coming Home
# Coming Home

Sydney siege: Terror alert not raised, flights operating as normal

Dec 15th 2014, 10:20 AM 13,410 Views 15 Comments

Sydney airport said there are no delays on flights in and out, though some are taking a different route over the city.

# flight - Sunday 30 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 30th 2014, 4:00 PM 9,300 Views 1 Comment

We’ve all seen them. Now shame them.

# flight - Friday 28 November, 2014

Here's why Ryanair pilots will be using iPads on their planes...
# Paperless Planes
# Paperless Planes

Here's why Ryanair pilots will be using iPads on their planes...

Nov 28th 2014, 8:49 AM 21,938 Views 56 Comments

No, it’s not for cockpit selfies.

# flight - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ryanair passengers left confused after plane diversion leaves them on 'wrong island'
# Having A Canary
# Having A Canary

Ryanair passengers left confused after plane diversion leaves them on 'wrong island'

Nov 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 50,153 Views 48 Comments

The flight from Dublin to Lanzarote was forced to divert due to bad weather.

# flight - Monday 10 November, 2014

Dolores O'Riordan released from hospital and garda custody
# Arrest
# Arrest

Dolores O'Riordan released from hospital and garda custody

Nov 10th 2014, 10:50 PM 82,102 Views 0 Comments

A flight attendant and a garda were assaulted in the incident.

# flight - Saturday 8 November, 2014

€378,000 worth of cocaine found hidden in sweets at Dublin Airport
# Seizure
# Seizure

€378,000 worth of cocaine found hidden in sweets at Dublin Airport

Nov 8th 2014, 11:28 AM 15,777 Views 34 Comments

A 50-year-old Romanian national arriving from Abu Dhabi was arrested.

# flight - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Reports of smoke in the cockpit forces flight to divert to Dublin Airport
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

Reports of smoke in the cockpit forces flight to divert to Dublin Airport

Nov 6th 2014, 6:50 PM 24,981 Views 62 Comments

The United Airlines flight landed safely at 6.15pm.

# flight - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Plane carrying 170 Irish pilgrims forced to turn back to Dublin twice
# Wing And A Prayer
# Wing And A Prayer

Plane carrying 170 Irish pilgrims forced to turn back to Dublin twice

Oct 15th 2014, 7:35 PM 27,471 Views 51 Comments

A spokesperson for the company in charge of organising the tour said a different plane will be taking passengers to Medjugorje now.

# flight - Sunday 12 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 12th 2014, 3:46 PM 7,668 Views 1 Comment

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

# flight - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Boeing and SpaceX to build new spacecraft for ISS astronauts
# Us Flight
# Us Flight

Boeing and SpaceX to build new spacecraft for ISS astronauts

Sep 16th 2014, 10:15 PM 7,281 Views 15 Comments

SpaceX is headed by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk.

# flight - Thursday 4 September, 2014

MH17 crash report on what brought down plane over Ukraine due next week
# Investigation
# Investigation

MH17 crash report on what brought down plane over Ukraine due next week

Sep 4th 2014, 10:16 AM 7,469 Views 96 Comments

The highly-anticipated first report will be released by the Dutch Safety Board on Tuesday.

# flight - Friday 29 August, 2014

Even Brian O'Driscoll fears the Ryanair check-in fee
# Just Like Us
From The Daily Edge
# Just Like Us

Even Brian O'Driscoll fears the Ryanair check-in fee

Aug 29th 2014, 11:46 AM 17,016 Views 7 Comments

Ryanair: The Great Leveller.

# flight - Thursday 21 August, 2014

This is what NASA’s unmanned airplane looks like - and it’s terrifying

This is what NASA’s unmanned airplane looks like - and it’s terrifying

Aug 21st 2014, 1:54 PM 26,562 Views 37 Comments

It can hover like a helicopter and fly like a plane…

# flight - Friday 8 August, 2014

How many flights come in and out of Dublin every day?
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

How many flights come in and out of Dublin every day?

Aug 8th 2014, 2:05 PM 27,810 Views 37 Comments

Lots. Lots and lots.

# flight - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Rats On A Plane: Rodent infestation grounds Indian aircraft
# Ahhhhhhh
# Ahhhhhhh

Rats On A Plane: Rodent infestation grounds Indian aircraft

Aug 6th 2014, 2:00 PM 18,490 Views 22 Comments

“I have HAD it with these rats,” is what Samuel L Jackson might have said if he had been on the flight.

# flight - Friday 25 July, 2014

Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site

Jul 25th 2014, 6:53 PM 9,707 Views 59 Comments

Dutch and Australian investigators were at the site today.

# flight - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Valid data downloaded from flight MH17 black box
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Valid data downloaded from flight MH17 black box

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 14,026 Views 88 Comments

The cockpit voice recorder was damaged but the memory module was intact.

# flight - Friday 18 July, 2014

Timeline: Here's everything we know so far about the flight MH17 crash
# Mh17
# Mh17

Timeline: Here's everything we know so far about the flight MH17 crash

Jul 18th 2014, 10:35 PM 34,254 Views 104 Comments

A run-through of events surrounding the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane yesterday.

UN Security Council holds minute silence for victims of flight MH17
# Air Crash
# Air Crash

UN Security Council holds minute silence for victims of flight MH17

Jul 18th 2014, 8:59 PM 3,838 Views 27 Comments

It stressed the need for “immediate access” by investigators to the crash site.

# flight - Monday 7 July, 2014

It may look like a near-miss, but this pilot did exactly what he was supposed to do
# No Danger
# No Danger

It may look like a near-miss, but this pilot did exactly what he was supposed to do

Jul 7th 2014, 10:44 PM 57,987 Views 70 Comments

The Spanish aviation authorities say that there was no danger of the planes colliding.

# flight - Monday 30 June, 2014

Did you spot this Air Corps training mission over Dublin yesterday?
# Flight
# Flight

Did you spot this Air Corps training mission over Dublin yesterday?

Jun 30th 2014, 8:05 PM 22,150 Views 111 Comments

Corporal Declan Parke captured these stunning shots from one of the planes.

# flight - Friday 20 June, 2014

Hilarious flight attendant's routine should be mandatory on Ryanair flights
# Steward Sass
From The Daily Edge
# Steward Sass

Hilarious flight attendant's routine should be mandatory on Ryanair flights

Jun 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 39,976 Views 20 Comments

Give this guy a promotion.

# flight - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Man had to be freed by firefighters after getting finger stuck in plane toilet
# Mile High Club
From The Daily Edge
# Mile High Club

Man had to be freed by firefighters after getting finger stuck in plane toilet

Jun 18th 2014, 1:50 PM 12,322 Views 5 Comments

The nightmare.