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#Flight

# flight - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Pilot arrested at English airport on suspicion of being drunk
# Airport
# Airport

Pilot arrested at English airport on suspicion of being drunk

Sep 19th 2013, 6:36 PM 22,441 Views 43 Comments

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”
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

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

Sep 13th 2013, 8:08 PM 23,737 Views 49 Comments

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
# At Risk

Ireland’s most common birds of prey are in decline

Sep 1st 2013, 5:00 PM 17,229 Views 56 Comments

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
# Flight
# Flight

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

Aug 14th 2013, 6:16 PM 22,337 Views 40 Comments

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
# Shannon
# Shannon

'Unruly passenger' arrested after plane diverted to Shannon

Aug 1st 2013, 11:29 AM 29,156 Views 77 Comments

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

Is this the worst aeroplane seatmate of all time?
# Land Of Nod
From The Daily Edge
# Land Of Nod

Is this the worst aeroplane seatmate of all time?

Jul 24th 2013, 3:08 PM 4,061 Views 7 Comments

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

# flight - Monday 8 July, 2013

# flight - Friday 21 June, 2013

Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC
# New York
# New York

Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC

Jun 21st 2013, 6:30 PM 14,843 Views 29 Comments

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

# flight - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Irish people spending an average of €1,000 while on holiday
# Holidays
# Holidays

Irish people spending an average of €1,000 while on holiday

Jun 5th 2013, 12:00 PM 7,948 Views 39 Comments

A new survey shows that one in three are planning a sun holiday while 17 per cent will remain here for a ‘staycation’.

# flight - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Ryanair may be forced to reduce its stake in rival Aer Lingus
# Competition Commission
# Competition Commission

Ryanair may be forced to reduce its stake in rival Aer Lingus

May 30th 2013, 8:07 AM 6,588 Views 40 Comments

The UK’s Competition Commission said that the stake could reduce competition on routes between Great Britain and Ireland.

# flight - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Aer Lingus to let passengers check in bags evening before flight
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus to let passengers check in bags evening before flight

Apr 16th 2013, 11:07 AM 33,619 Views 55 Comments

The airline has launched its evening check-in service, giving passengers the option to check-in their baggage at the airport the evening before their scheduled flight.

# flight - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Flight to Boston turns back due to technical problems
# Flight
# Flight

Flight to Boston turns back due to technical problems

Feb 28th 2013, 8:16 PM 13,944 Views 39 Comments

The issue was discovered shortly after takeoff, and the plane had to return to Dublin to be serviced.

# flight - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Aer Arann announces new routes, 16% rise in passenger numbers
# Aer Arann
# Aer Arann

Aer Arann announces new routes, 16% rise in passenger numbers

Feb 12th 2013, 3:49 PM 11,268 Views 39 Comments

The airline said it has completed a successful restructuring programme which signals a “new beginning” for the company.

# flight - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Supersonic skydiver fell faster than THOUGHT
# I Jump Therefore...
# I Jump Therefore...

Supersonic skydiver fell faster than THOUGHT

Feb 7th 2013, 7:15 AM 11,698 Views 20 Comments

Final data from Felix Baumgartner jump shows that he dropped faster than the speed of a human thought…

# flight - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Your Weekend Movies: Flight, Hyde Park on Hudson, Bullet to the Head
# Cinema
From The Daily Edge
# Cinema

Your Weekend Movies: Flight, Hyde Park on Hudson, Bullet to the Head

Jan 31st 2013, 8:30 PM 4,977 Views 7 Comments

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

PICS: Aer Lingus launches new three course menu for transatlantic passengers
# Steaks On A Plane
# Steaks On A Plane

PICS: Aer Lingus launches new three course menu for transatlantic passengers

Jan 31st 2013, 11:25 AM 14,422 Views 56 Comments

A three-course meal with a choice of red or white wine will set you back €17.50.

# flight - Sunday 27 January, 2013

'Hybrid wing' plane uses half the fuel of a standard aeroplane
# Pretty Fly
# Pretty Fly

'Hybrid wing' plane uses half the fuel of a standard aeroplane

Jan 27th 2013, 6:30 PM 21,761 Views 32 Comments

It could improve commercial aircraft efficiency within a decade.

# flight - Thursday 24 January, 2013

VIDEO: Your Weekend Movies - brooding men and Arnie's muscles
# Cinema
From The Daily Edge
# Cinema

VIDEO: Your Weekend Movies - brooding men and Arnie's muscles

Jan 24th 2013, 8:30 PM 6,886 Views 8 Comments

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

# flight - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Princess Bride 'prepare to die' tshirt causes problems on flight
# Inigo Montoya
From The Daily Edge
# Inigo Montoya

Princess Bride 'prepare to die' tshirt causes problems on flight

Jan 23rd 2013, 3:58 PM 26,139 Views 34 Comments

My name is Inigo Montoya, you ruined my flight, prepare to die.

# flight - Friday 4 January, 2013

Man dies on Ryanair flight from Portugal to Dublin
# Plane Death
# Plane Death

Man dies on Ryanair flight from Portugal to Dublin

Jan 4th 2013, 4:16 PM 63,530 Views 62 Comments

The man in his 60s passed away during a flight from the Portugese city of Faro to Dublin Airport earlier today.

# flight - Friday 30 November, 2012

Revenue seizes €52,760 in cash at Dublin airport
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue seizes €52,760 in cash at Dublin airport

Nov 30th 2012, 3:58 PM 9,111 Views 31 Comments

The money was found during four different seizures on Irish men about to board two different flights to Amsterdam yesterday.

# flight - Monday 12 November, 2012

Emirates flight turns back after mid-air explosion
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

Emirates flight turns back after mid-air explosion

Nov 12th 2012, 7:50 AM 15,380 Views 17 Comments

No one was injured in the incident but passengers en route to Dubai reported seeing a bright orange flash and hearing a loud bang.

# flight - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Budweiser wants logo removed from film about alcoholic pilot
# Product Placement
From The Daily Edge
# Product Placement

Budweiser wants logo removed from film about alcoholic pilot

Nov 6th 2012, 10:01 AM 1,652 Views 1 Comment

Denzel Washington consumes a variety of brands in the new film Flight.

# flight - Friday 26 October, 2012

Revenue seize over €23,000 in cash at Dublin Airport
# Cash
# Cash

Revenue seize over €23,000 in cash at Dublin Airport

Oct 26th 2012, 2:16 PM 8,612 Views 34 Comments

Revenue’s sniffer dog, Carby, gave an indication and the cash was discovered concealed in a woman’s carry-on bag.

# flight - Friday 19 October, 2012

Emergency landing at Dublin Airport
# Emergency
# Emergency

Emergency landing at Dublin Airport

Oct 19th 2012, 1:54 PM 20,216 Views 32 Comments

A Tenerife-bound Thomas Cook flight with 323 passengers and crew on board made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport this morning.

# flight - Friday 28 September, 2012

This guy wanted to propose to his girlfriend - so he pretended to crash a plane
# In-descent Proposal
From The Daily Edge
# In-descent Proposal

This guy wanted to propose to his girlfriend - so he pretended to crash a plane

Sep 28th 2012, 1:41 PM 18,727 Views 31 Comments

“She thought we were dying and ended up with a ring!” says the prankster.

19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal
# Nepal
# Nepal

19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal

Sep 28th 2012, 10:14 AM 5,100 Views 7 Comments

The plane was carrying trekkers to the Mount Everest region when the crash occurred just minutes after takeoff.

# flight - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Aer Lingus and Air Canada sign single ticket agreement
# Airlines
# Airlines

Aer Lingus and Air Canada sign single ticket agreement

Sep 22nd 2012, 12:28 PM 10,741 Views 16 Comments

The airlines said the agreement will make travel between the two countries easier with customers using a single electronic ticket to travel.

# flight - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Report confirms Ryanair complied with EU operations procedures
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Report confirms Ryanair complied with EU operations procedures

Sep 20th 2012, 11:40 AM 4,873 Views 33 Comments

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

# flight - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Aer Lingus cabin crew hospitalised after turbulence on flight from Milan
# Flight Incident
# Flight Incident

Aer Lingus cabin crew hospitalised after turbulence on flight from Milan

Sep 8th 2012, 12:26 PM 21,932 Views 34 Comments

One member of the cabin crew sustained what is believed to be a broken ankle after the plane hit turbulence on its way to Dublin Airport last night.

# flight - Thursday 30 August, 2012

VIDEO: Here's what it's like flying first class on the world's biggest airliner
# One Per Cent
From The Daily Edge
# One Per Cent

VIDEO: Here's what it's like flying first class on the world's biggest airliner

Aug 30th 2012, 11:35 AM 16,979 Views 45 Comments

Welcome to life on the other side of the partition.

# flight - Friday 24 August, 2012

Virgin Atlantic flight diverts to Gatwick after declaring on-board problem
# Divert
# Divert

Virgin Atlantic flight diverts to Gatwick after declaring on-board problem

Aug 24th 2012, 3:54 PM 11,651 Views 37 Comments

The airline has said that there is no mayday situation onboard. The plane dumped or burned off fuel over the Irish Sea before turning back.

# flight - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Pakistan to Paris passenger sleeps through stop - and flies back to Pakistan
# Sleepy
# Sleepy

Pakistan to Paris passenger sleeps through stop - and flies back to Pakistan

Aug 22nd 2012, 2:50 PM 12,784 Views 25 Comments

An inquiry has been launched into how cabin crew failed to notice the woman on board during the plane’s stopover.

# flight - Friday 17 August, 2012

Air France passengers asked to chip in for fuel
# Air France
# Air France

Air France passengers asked to chip in for fuel

Aug 17th 2012, 9:45 PM 18,022 Views 44 Comments

Passengers rounded up around €17,000 but the airline found another way to pay for the fuel on the emergency stopover in Damascus.

Tanzanian airport's only radar system out of order all month
# Air Traffic Control
# Air Traffic Control

Tanzanian airport's only radar system out of order all month

Aug 17th 2012, 6:29 PM 6,926 Views 12 Comments

Sources say the aviation authority was told about the radar’s defective power supply in 2010 but it took no action.

# flight - Monday 6 August, 2012

How to: survive a long-haul flight
# In For The Long Haul
# In For The Long Haul

How to: survive a long-haul flight

Aug 6th 2012, 11:00 AM 19,636 Views 58 Comments

Are your legs dreading those cramped hours, dampening your holiday excitement? TheJournal.ie has some tips.

# flight - Sunday 1 July, 2012

In photos: NASA's aeronautical research centre as it was in the 1920s
# Space
From The Daily Edge
# Space

In photos: NASA's aeronautical research centre as it was in the 1920s

Jul 1st 2012, 9:15 AM 4,506 Views 2 Comments

Langley Research Center was founded in 1917 and later became famous as the site where the first moon landing was planned.

# flight - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Varadkar outlines concerns about Aer Lingus stake sale
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Varadkar outlines concerns about Aer Lingus stake sale

Jun 21st 2012, 9:04 AM 2,669 Views 30 Comments

The Transport Minister spoke out about Ryanair’s bid to take over Aer Lingus this morning, saying the subject will be discussed at cabinet next week.

# flight - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

American airline tells woman to cover up
# Cover Up
From The Daily Edge
# Cover Up

American airline tells woman to cover up

Jun 19th 2012, 6:00 PM 19,649 Views 47 Comments

The woman refused to cover up and said her breasts did not interfere with the flight.

# flight - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Cave hoping to cap 'best couple months of my life' with New Zealand win
# Centre Stage
From The42
# Centre Stage

Cave hoping to cap 'best couple months of my life' with New Zealand win

May 30th 2012, 10:31 AM 551 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster and Ireland centre is seeking to add to his two caps and challenge Brian O’Driscoll for the number 13 jersey.