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# flight - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Malaysia declares all on board MH370 dead, angering relatives

Authorities earlier declared the flight to have been an accident.

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

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

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

# flight - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Bodies found belted to seats near AirAsia crash site

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

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

The flight crashed in the Java Sea earlier this week.

# flight - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Three bodies recovered from AirAsia wreckage

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

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?

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

Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.

Plane makes emergency landing in Belfast after engine catches fire

No passengers were injured.

# flight - Monday 15 December, 2014

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

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

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

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

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...

No, it’s not for cockpit selfies.

# flight - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# flight - Friday 29 August, 2014

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

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

Ryanair: The Great Leveller.

# flight - Thursday 21 August, 2014

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

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?

Lots. Lots and lots.

# flight - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Rats On A Plane: Rodent infestation grounds Indian aircraft

“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

Dutch and Australian investigators were at the site today.

# flight - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Valid data downloaded from flight MH17 black box

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

# flight - Friday 20 June, 2014

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

# flight - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

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

# flight - Monday 16 June, 2014

Take two: Aer Lingus flight to try the journey to the US again after cabin crew fell ill

The Boston-bound flight with 280 people on board had to turn back to Dublin Airport.

# flight - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Here's how much the threatened Aer Lingus strike is adding to travel costs

The prospect of competition-free skies has led Ryanair to hike its prices for the bank holiday weekend

# flight - Monday 19 May, 2014

Ryanair profits stumble with 8 per cent fall - but that's still ahead of target

The airline recorded a profit of €523 million, with a total revenue of €5 billion.

# flight - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day

Air traffic figures for April show an increase at all three airports with Shannon seeing a significant rise of over 30 per cent.

# flight - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Plane diverted to Dublin Airport after flight attendants report illnesses

Reports suggest that the crew fell ill early in the flight.

# flight - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Irishman being tested after travelling on same plane as US man with MERS virus

The man has been advised not to socialise or travel for the next few days.