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# flight - Friday 2 May, 2014

Australia, Malaysia and China to meet to make sure MH370 search "doesn't stop"

The meeting is to ensure that the search continues and “doesn’t stop at any stage”.

# flight - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Malaysia to release preliminary report into Flight MH370 today

The plane disappeared on 8 March. A massive hunt for the wreckage has so far proved fruitless.

# flight - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Passenger dies on New York flight diverted to Shannon

The Alitalia flight was diverted yesterday afternoon due to passenger illness.

# flight - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Ninth sub search for missing plane returns empty-handed

The cost of the ongoing search for flight MH370 is ‘not an issue’, Australia said.

# flight - Friday 18 April, 2014

Sub searching for missing Malaysia plane reaches 'record depths'

It’s on its fifth seabed mission, and reached a record depth of 4,695 metres.

# flight - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Flight attendant's comedy safety briefing has passengers in stitches Rolling In The Aisle

Flight attendant's comedy safety briefing has passengers in stitches

Not literally. As in stitches of laughter.

# flight - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Hunt for MH370 'pings' to go on for days before sub launch

The search involves up to 11 military planes, three civilian planes and 14 ships.

# flight - Monday 7 April, 2014

Tourists targeted with new Shannon - Bristol route

The flights will take off at 11.10am, seven days a week.

# flight - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge British Airways has apologised for this unfortunate Indian Ocean flight ad Ad Fail

# flight - Sunday 23 March, 2014

New floating objects spotted in hunt for missing Malaysia flight

They were spotted by civilian aircraft in the Indian ocean.

# flight - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Large 'floating object' seen in Indian Ocean during missing plane search

China has a new satellite image of the object, which it believes could be related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

"Tell us the truth!" Police intervene as families of missing passengers confront officials

The search for the missing Malaysian plane continues in the Indian Ocean.

# flight - Sunday 16 March, 2014

25 countries now involved in hunt for missing plane as pilots’ homes searched

Police say they have searched the homes of both pilots and examined the captain’s home flight simulator.

# flight - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Satellite images of possible missing plane debris released by Chinese government

The pictures were taken by a satellite on Sunday.

# flight - Friday 21 February, 2014

Company regrets that "extreme pressure" and no fueling delayed Ryanair flight

Ground handling agent Swissport said that its high standards fell short in this incident.

# flight - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Private supersonic jet replaces windows with live-streaming screens

The screens will give passengers a panoramic view of everything that’s happening outside the jet.

# flight - Monday 10 February, 2014

UAE developing retina-scanning drones to deliver government mail

The drones will be tested for durability and efficiency in Dubai for six months, before they’re rolled out across the UAE within a year.

# flight - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Thomas Cook to close Irish office, move exclusively online

The company employs more than 40 people in Ireland.

# flight - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

‘Can you say that in English, please?’: Ralph Lauren niece appears in Killaloe court

Lauren was charged with being drunk and making threats and abusive comments on a flight from Barcelona to New York that was diverted to Shannon.

# flight - Monday 6 January, 2014

British fighter jet flies using 3D printed parts

It’s estimated that 3D printing parts would help the RAF save €1.4 million.

# flight - Monday 30 December, 2013

# flight - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch hundreds of geese fill the sky after a break from migration I Believe I Can Fly

# flight - Friday 15 November, 2013

Dublin-Newfoundland route to launch next summer

The new service will operate from June to October from Dublin Airport.

# flight - Thursday 14 November, 2013

'Warm and cuddly' or 'harsh and caustic': Are we seeing Michael O'Leary 2.0?

The Ryanair boss was prompted to reintroduce pre-booked seats after travelling with his own family.

European airlines to allow gadget use during takeoff and landing

The new guidelines will allow passengers to keep their gadgets switched on throughout their flight.

# flight - Monday 4 November, 2013

Aer Lingus cabin crew vote in favour of industrial action

The ballot by IMPACT includes strike action but the branch committee will now meet over the next few days to consider the appropriate course of action.

# flight - Sunday 20 October, 2013

These stunning photos from an Irish Air Corps patrol will take your breath away Air Patrol This post contains images

These stunning photos from an Irish Air Corps patrol will take your breath away

The Air Corps performs around 300 of these maritime patrols every year.

# flight - Saturday 19 October, 2013

FBI investigating rise in lasers targeting commercial airplanes

This follows two incidents on Tuesday in which lasers were pointed at the cockpits of planes.

# flight - Friday 4 October, 2013

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down in September

There was growth in some areas with a surge in the number of long-haul passengers.

# flight - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 intensely irritating rules you're forced to follow when travelling by plane Air Rage

9 intensely irritating rules you're forced to follow when travelling by plane

What used to be exciting and glamorous is now… well… not.

FAA panel advises lifting ban on use of gadgets during take-off and landing

The panel said a ban should remain on browsing the Internet and sending or receiving texts and emails while the plane is flying below 10,000 feet.

# flight - Friday 20 September, 2013

Ryanair promises to refund Dr Sattar for Leicester flight fees

The neurosurgeon, whose wife and three children were killed in a fire in Leicester last Friday, was initially charged €188 euros to switch to an earlier flight.

# flight - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Pilot arrested at English airport on suspicion of being drunk

The airline said the pilot has been grounded after he was arrested at Leeds Bradford airport last night.

# flight - 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.

# flight - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Ireland’s most common birds of prey are in decline At Risk This post contains images

Ireland’s most common birds of prey are in decline

BirdWatch Ireland has warned that the long-eared owl, the barn owl and the kestrel are in crisis due to lack of food.

# flight - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

“Mechanical issue” forces UA flight to make Dublin emergency landing

The United Airlines flight was on its way to Washington from London Heathrow.

# flight - Thursday 1 August, 2013

'Unruly passenger' arrested after plane diverted to Shannon

The woman on board the Delta flight from New York to Athens became abusive during the flight and had to be handcuffed.

# flight - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Is this the worst aeroplane seatmate of all time? Land Of Nod This post contains videos

Is this the worst aeroplane seatmate of all time?

Falling asleep with her head in her neighbour’s crotch. Awkward.

# flight - Monday 8 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# flight - 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.