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# flying - This year 2022

Inaugural flight takes off from Dublin Airport's new €320m North Runway
# On A Jetplane
# On A Jetplane

Inaugural flight takes off from Dublin Airport's new €320m North Runway

Updated Aug 24th 2022, 12:14 PM 50,086 Views 98 Comments

The new North Runway is 3.1 kilometres in length and is located 1.69km north of the current main runway at the airport.

Aer Lingus says it 'can't guarantee' no flights will be cancelled over bank holiday weekend
# Flying
# Flying

Aer Lingus says it 'can't guarantee' no flights will be cancelled over bank holiday weekend

Updated Jul 26th 2022, 12:00 PM 36,195 Views 25 Comments
  • The airline said most cancellations were due to flight caps in other airports
  • Aer Lingus, DAA and two third-party baggage handlers appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee today
  • One baggage handler currently has nearly 3,000 lost bags to process
Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working
# DAA
# DAA

Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working

Jul 5th 2022, 7:20 AM 15,661 Views 8 Comments

The airport authority issued an update to say that its improvements ahead of the summer period had “achieved their desired result”.

# flying - Last year 2021

'They said sit down or get off' - the Kerry goalkeeper and nervous flyer who studies aircrafts
# Sweaty Palms
From The42
# Sweaty Palms

'They said sit down or get off' - the Kerry goalkeeper and nervous flyer who studies aircrafts

Nov 13th 2021, 12:06 PM 4,100 Views 1 Comment

Laura Fitzgerald, who is an aeronautical engineer, has had a few nervy moments on airplanes.

'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse

Jun 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 37,337 Views 32 Comments

Many pilots have been laid off due to a lack of international travel during the pandemic.

# flying - All time

Ryanair says it is trying to speed up processing customer refunds from March to June
# Flights
# Flights

Ryanair says it is trying to speed up processing customer refunds from March to June

Jul 3rd 2020, 9:06 AM 27,250 Views 41 Comments

Pilots at the airline have accepted a 20% pay cut to “minimise job losses”.

Limerick progress to league semi-finals after win over Waterford
# Flying
From The42
# Flying

Limerick progress to league semi-finals after win over Waterford

Mar 7th 2020, 7:20 PM 13,864 Views 16 Comments

Cian Lynch the star man as last year’s league winners nail four-point win.

Rampant Watford climb out of drop zone for the first time this season
# Flying
From The42
# Flying

Rampant Watford climb out of drop zone for the first time this season

Jan 12th 2020, 4:16 PM 8,746 Views 6 Comments

Abdoulaye Doucoure, Troy Deeney and Roberto Pereyra scored to earn the Hornets a 3-0 win at Bournemouth.

'The plane just dropped': Dozens injured in turbulence on Air Canada flight
# Air Canada
# Air Canada

'The plane just dropped': Dozens injured in turbulence on Air Canada flight

Jul 12th 2019, 7:50 AM 37,702 Views 34 Comments

The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered “un-forecasted and sudden turbulence”.

UK bans all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from its airspace following Ethiopia Airlines crash
# Banned
# Banned

UK bans all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from its airspace following Ethiopia Airlines crash

Updated Mar 12th 2019, 2:14 PM 18,162 Views 28 Comments

A total of 157 people died after the plane went down on Sunday.

Photos: This stunning new book showcases Dublin's beauty from the air
# Dublin From The Air
# Dublin From The Air

Photos: This stunning new book showcases Dublin's beauty from the air

Dec 8th 2018, 10:00 PM 28,787 Views 72 Comments

The book combines landmarks and landscapes from both city and county.

'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot
# BRAY AIR DISPLAY
# BRAY AIR DISPLAY

'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot

Jul 28th 2018, 10:00 AM 11,698 Views 8 Comments

Limerick native Gerry Humphreys has spent over 9,000 hours flying planes over the past three decades.

Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'
# Ibiza
# Ibiza

Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'

Jun 18th 2018, 3:04 PM 100,408 Views 92 Comments

Niall Harrington and his friends were on their way to Ibiza for a stag party.

Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom
# Shannon
# Shannon

Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom

Jun 12th 2018, 12:59 PM 12,814 Views 19 Comments

Passengers on the aircraft diverted to Shannon were asked to provide handwriting samples as part of the investigation.

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it
# Be Careful
# Be Careful

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it

Dec 26th 2017, 1:06 PM 40,835 Views 31 Comments

There are a few essential things you need to before you fly your drone.

Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced
# Flying High
# Flying High

Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced

Dec 24th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,501 Views 26 Comments

Experts say the popularity of these devices in both commercial and domestic markets has skyrocketed in recent years.

One of the most underrated Irish players in the Championship scored a well-taken goal today
# Flying
From The42
# Flying

One of the most underrated Irish players in the Championship scored a well-taken goal today

Nov 18th 2017, 8:27 PM 9,471 Views 7 Comments

Matt Doherty was on target as Nuno Espirito Santo’s side beat Reading.

16 frustrations everyone who has flown Ryanair will know too well
# Flying
From The Daily Edge
# Flying

16 frustrations everyone who has flown Ryanair will know too well

Sep 21st 2017, 11:16 AM 11,410 Views 6 Comments

We hate to kick a man when he’s down, but…

Pictures: The Air Corps flew in formation across Dublin this morning
# Top Guns
# Top Guns

Pictures: The Air Corps flew in formation across Dublin this morning

Apr 3rd 2017, 12:57 PM 35,089 Views 158 Comments

The brief display of formation flying at speed was in honour of the State visit of Croatia’s president to these shores.

Poll: Is it okay to recline your seat as soon as you get on a plane?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Is it okay to recline your seat as soon as you get on a plane?

Apr 3rd 2017, 12:45 PM 41,828 Views 103 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US
# Flying High
# Flying High

Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US

Mar 7th 2017, 6:13 AM 39,229 Views 54 Comments

The planes usually cost around $115 million each, but are being “dry leased” by IAG.

Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried
# Flying High
# Flying High

Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried

Feb 26th 2017, 9:30 PM 36,852 Views 24 Comments

We just avoided the grass.

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away
# Not So Fast
# Not So Fast

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away

Dec 25th 2016, 6:30 PM 36,212 Views 22 Comments

You should check a few things first before you go on your maiden flight.

Here's how to pick the best seat on a plane
# Bumpy Flight
# Bumpy Flight

Here's how to pick the best seat on a plane

Dec 18th 2016, 6:00 PM 28,368 Views 26 Comments

Handy if you aren’t a great flyer.

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Nov 14th 2016, 4:16 PM 13,703 Views 17 Comments

“Drones have a place in modern society but they must be regulated,” says Fine Gael MEP.

Millions more passengers help Ryanair grow half-year profits to over €1.17 billion
# Flying
# Flying

Millions more passengers help Ryanair grow half-year profits to over €1.17 billion

Nov 7th 2016, 7:37 AM 6,783 Views 11 Comments

Figures show that 64.8 million flew with Ryanair in the six months to 30 September

Pilots arrested in Glasgow on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

Pilots arrested in Glasgow on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol

Aug 28th 2016, 6:09 PM 28,685 Views 26 Comments

Concerns were raised about the two men ahead of their 8am flight yesterday.

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport
# 4th Of July
# 4th Of July

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:53 PM 36,760 Views 73 Comments

The warning reportedly said there will be “a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK” airport.

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have changed how much it costs to check a bag
# Check Yourself
# Check Yourself

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have changed how much it costs to check a bag

Jun 2nd 2016, 10:12 AM 56,627 Views 36 Comments

We’re into the high season now.

Ever wanted to be a pilot? Now's your chance
# Flying High
# Flying High

Ever wanted to be a pilot? Now's your chance

May 31st 2016, 4:05 PM 30,539 Views 27 Comments

CityJet are hiring ten.

Going away soon? There's going to be a "summer of discontent"
# Aviation
# Aviation

Going away soon? There's going to be a "summer of discontent"

May 25th 2016, 3:00 PM 54,269 Views 39 Comments

European passengers face industrial action by French air traffic controllers tomorrow, with five more days scheduled.

The only route from Cork to London City is to be cancelled
# Grounded
# Grounded

The only route from Cork to London City is to be cancelled

May 12th 2016, 7:40 PM 24,279 Views 35 Comments

CityJet says there simply isn’t the demand to sustain the route.

Man who asked for crackers on flight to the US cleared after plane diverted to Belfast
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

Man who asked for crackers on flight to the US cleared after plane diverted to Belfast

Apr 15th 2016, 6:40 PM 41,692 Views 55 Comments

The Californian man had been forced to remain in Northern Ireland for 10 months.

Woman killed after plane crashes into car
# California
# California

Woman killed after plane crashes into car

Apr 3rd 2016, 4:14 PM 29,915 Views 18 Comments

The pilot and his passenger received major injuries.

The 15 absolute worst people in the airport
# The Worst
From The Daily Edge
# The Worst

The 15 absolute worst people in the airport

Mar 30th 2016, 9:30 PM 20,183 Views 8 Comments

Hell on earth.

This woman just found a whole new way to be annoying on an airplane
# Hairplane!
From The Daily Edge
# Hairplane!

This woman just found a whole new way to be annoying on an airplane

Mar 29th 2016, 8:07 PM 11,307 Views 9 Comments

The woooOOOooorst!

10 reasons Irish fans are the best in the world
# Home Advantage
From The42
# Home Advantage

10 reasons Irish fans are the best in the world

Feb 9th 2016, 4:13 PM 25,673 Views 38 Comments

We know how to make ourselves feel right at home.

Throwing dildos at politicians not an appropriate way to celebrate New Zealand, says PM
# Flying Sex Toy
# Flying Sex Toy

Throwing dildos at politicians not an appropriate way to celebrate New Zealand, says PM

Feb 6th 2016, 11:45 AM 22,486 Views 41 Comments

That clears that up then.

Waiting on a runway to take off could be a thing of the past
# Cleared For Takeoff
# Cleared For Takeoff

Waiting on a runway to take off could be a thing of the past

Jan 24th 2016, 8:30 AM 35,177 Views 21 Comments

No more waiting. Hooray!

Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars'
# Giddy Up
From Business ETC
# Giddy Up

Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars'

Jan 19th 2016, 2:10 PM 19,267 Views 34 Comments

It’s because these drones will be able to sense and avoid obstacles that may cross their path.

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