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#Flying

# flying - Saturday 17 October, 2015

The 10 cushiest first-class airplane cabins in the world
# First-class Baby
# First-class Baby

The 10 cushiest first-class airplane cabins in the world

Oct 17th 2015, 5:30 PM 37,429 Views 37 Comments

We’re not used to this much leg room … or caviar.

# flying - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Concorde fans are so dedicated they could have it back in the skies in four years
# Comeback
# Comeback

Concorde fans are so dedicated they could have it back in the skies in four years

Sep 19th 2015, 2:05 PM 16,275 Views 26 Comments

A group of Concorde enthusiasts says it’s raised enough funds to buy one and get it flying again.

# flying - Thursday 17 September, 2015

What was an American surveillance plane doing flying over Ireland for five hours?
# Eye In The Sky
# Eye In The Sky

What was an American surveillance plane doing flying over Ireland for five hours?

Sep 17th 2015, 8:14 PM 42,276 Views 86 Comments

Nobody is quite sure.

# flying - Monday 14 September, 2015

Is clapping when the plane lands an Irish thing or does everyone do it?
# Big Buala Bos
From The Daily Edge
# Big Buala Bos

Is clapping when the plane lands an Irish thing or does everyone do it?

Sep 14th 2015, 3:44 PM 7,223 Views 12 Comments

We investigated.

# flying - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Man arrested for urinating on fellow passengers on plane
# Flight Relief
# Flight Relief

Man arrested for urinating on fellow passengers on plane

Sep 12th 2015, 4:55 PM 38,320 Views 38 Comments

The suspect slept through most of the three-hour flight but woke up shortly before landing and began relieving himself.

# flying - Sunday 6 September, 2015

How difficult is it to become a pilot for an Irish airline?
# Pilot Programme
# Pilot Programme

How difficult is it to become a pilot for an Irish airline?

Sep 6th 2015, 9:15 AM 74,023 Views 37 Comments

Fourteen months training, for a start.

# flying - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Turns out flying a drone professionally is more complex than you think...
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Turns out flying a drone professionally is more complex than you think...

Aug 22nd 2015, 10:15 AM 12,564 Views 15 Comments

For one, you’ll need two people if you want to properly capture footage.

# flying - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Ryanair claims to be first airline to fly 10 million international passengers in a month
# Not Bad
# Not Bad

Ryanair claims to be first airline to fly 10 million international passengers in a month

Aug 5th 2015, 7:37 PM 12,584 Views 37 Comments

The airline is pretty happy with its results for last month.

# flying - Saturday 1 August, 2015

You might actually WANT to have a long layover in these airports
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

You might actually WANT to have a long layover in these airports

Aug 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 24,491 Views 18 Comments

A quick dip in a rooftop pool before the next flight? Don’t mind if we do…

# flying - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Here is the view you would have if you were a fighter pilot
# Look Up
# Look Up

Here is the view you would have if you were a fighter pilot

Jul 19th 2015, 7:00 AM 17,601 Views 16 Comments

The Bray Air Display is set to take place later today.

# flying - Monday 13 July, 2015

Rain got you feeling tempted to go on holidays? Here are 6 tips for booking a last-minute trip
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
From The Daily Edge
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

Rain got you feeling tempted to go on holidays? Here are 6 tips for booking a last-minute trip

Jul 13th 2015, 11:05 AM 4,556 Views 1 Comment

“We’re all going on a summer holiday…”

# flying - Friday 3 July, 2015

Delta plane makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# Investigation
# Investigation

Delta plane makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Jul 3rd 2015, 4:52 PM 23,338 Views 11 Comments

All 392 passengers and crew safely disembarked the aircraft.

# flying - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Violent hailstorm leaves plane with a hole in its nose
# Hail To The Pilot
# Hail To The Pilot

Violent hailstorm leaves plane with a hole in its nose

Jul 1st 2015, 11:52 AM 22,378 Views 26 Comments

Nobody was injured, though.

# flying - Monday 29 June, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon after fire alarm in cargo hold
# Emergency
# Emergency

Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon after fire alarm in cargo hold

Jun 29th 2015, 3:24 PM 16,463 Views 15 Comments

There are no reports of injuries.

# flying - Sunday 28 June, 2015

A TV show convinced Paris Hilton she was going to die in a terrifying plane crash prank
# Evil
From The Daily Edge
# Evil

A TV show convinced Paris Hilton she was going to die in a terrifying plane crash prank

Jun 28th 2015, 2:37 PM 8,594 Views 9 Comments

Too far.

# flying - Thursday 11 June, 2015

You might want to buy some new airplane carry-on luggage...
# Awful Carry-on
# Awful Carry-on

You might want to buy some new airplane carry-on luggage...

Jun 11th 2015, 12:07 PM 48,742 Views 20 Comments

… because the industry wants to standardise the size of bags to free up overhead space onboard. Great.

# flying - Sunday 24 May, 2015

This is what a US Air Force mission looks like through a GoPro camera
# Top Guns
# Top Guns

This is what a US Air Force mission looks like through a GoPro camera

May 24th 2015, 3:00 PM 16,945 Views 43 Comments

Do you feel the need? The need…for speed?

# flying - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Dozens of flights grounded - because an iPad app had a glitch
# App-ocalypse
# App-ocalypse

Dozens of flights grounded - because an iPad app had a glitch

Apr 29th 2015, 10:17 PM 33,358 Views 20 Comments

Eh…..whoops?

# flying - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Poll: Has the Germanwings disaster made you nervous about flying?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has the Germanwings disaster made you nervous about flying?

Mar 28th 2015, 9:10 AM 22,515 Views 57 Comments

A Germanwings pilot made an emotional speech to nervous passengers this week to reassure them.

Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers
# Captain
# Captain

Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers

Mar 28th 2015, 7:59 AM 64,058 Views 50 Comments

The captain personally welcomed passengers onto the plane as they walked on and told them he would get them safely to their destination.

# flying - Friday 13 February, 2015

Ryanair flight diverted after drunk man strips and flexes his muscles
# Air Rage
# Air Rage

Ryanair flight diverted after drunk man strips and flexes his muscles

Feb 13th 2015, 4:24 PM 43,379 Views 54 Comments

The plane landed in Denmark.

# flying - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Searchers find large parts of crashed AirAsia plane
# Flight 8501
# Flight 8501

Searchers find large parts of crashed AirAsia plane

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:00 PM 16,421 Views 2 Comments

There are hopes now that the remaining missing bodies will be recovered.

# flying - Thursday 1 January, 2015

First victim of doomed AirAsia flight buried
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

First victim of doomed AirAsia flight buried

Jan 1st 2015, 9:05 PM 25,837 Views 35 Comments

Nine bodies have been recovered so far.

# flying - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Poll: Following this year's air disasters, are you more afraid to fly?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Following this year's air disasters, are you more afraid to fly?

Dec 30th 2014, 9:26 AM 15,485 Views 65 Comments

Do all of these incidents play on your mind?

# flying - Monday 29 December, 2014

Multi-billion dollar ban on commercial drone flights in the US could be lifted soon
# Take To The Skies
# Take To The Skies

Multi-billion dollar ban on commercial drone flights in the US could be lifted soon

Dec 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,203 Views 13 Comments

Or, you know, in three years.

# flying - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Flight cancelled? You could be owed up to €600
# Payback
# Payback

Flight cancelled? You could be owed up to €600

Dec 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 11,367 Views 15 Comments

Regulations mean that passengers are due compensation a sliding scale.

# flying - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown

Dec 13th 2014, 9:14 AM 6,789 Views 8 Comments

Some 38 flights have been cancelled, but there are no reports of Irish flight delays.

# flying - Friday 5 December, 2014

Aer Lingus's CEO is going to be the new boss of Malaysia Airlines
# Christoph Mueller
# Christoph Mueller

Aer Lingus's CEO is going to be the new boss of Malaysia Airlines

Dec 5th 2014, 12:24 PM 14,196 Views 35 Comments

He previously occupied top positions at German flag carrier Lufthansa and the former Belgian carrier Sabena.

# flying - Friday 7 November, 2014

This six-second Vine is the ultimate in 'NOOOOOOOO'
# Noooooo
From The Daily Edge
# Noooooo

This six-second Vine is the ultimate in 'NOOOOOOOO'

Nov 7th 2014, 3:55 PM 14,791 Views 3 Comments

NOOOOOOOOOOOO.

# flying - Monday 3 November, 2014

Being nicer is making more money for Ryanair
# Flying High
# Flying High

Being nicer is making more money for Ryanair

Nov 3rd 2014, 8:07 AM 14,023 Views 41 Comments

The company reckons they’ll make more money in the second half of the year as well.

# flying - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Why is aeroplane food so bad?
# Chicken Or Beef
# Chicken Or Beef

Why is aeroplane food so bad?

Oct 18th 2014, 6:30 PM 32,027 Views 47 Comments

It’s more to do with science, than anything else.

# flying - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Flying out of Dublin could be about to get cheaper
# Descending
# Descending

Flying out of Dublin could be about to get cheaper

Oct 7th 2014, 3:14 PM 21,149 Views 19 Comments

But Dublin Airport isn’t happy about the news.

# flying - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Why is airport security different around the world?
# Security Concerns
# Security Concerns

Why is airport security different around the world?

Sep 28th 2014, 6:30 PM 23,476 Views 60 Comments

Shoes off? Laptops out? One shoe on? Laptop half in the bag, half out?

# flying - Saturday 27 September, 2014

This plane could replace 12,000 jets - and it finally took off this week
# Plane Sailing
# Plane Sailing

This plane could replace 12,000 jets - and it finally took off this week

Sep 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 32,564 Views 52 Comments

The planes are vastly more efficient, Airbus says.

# flying - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today
# Dispute
# Dispute

Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today

Sep 6th 2014, 2:26 PM 10,386 Views 6 Comments

The strikes are by baggage handlers.

# flying - 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 17,015 Views 7 Comments

Ryanair: The Great Leveller.

Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy

Aug 29th 2014, 7:32 AM 15,633 Views 15 Comments

Irish researchers are leading the way on this one.

# flying - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began
# Uh Oh
# Uh Oh

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began

Aug 26th 2014, 2:15 PM 19,164 Views 16 Comments

There is currently an orange alert in place indicating an increased potential of an eruption.

# flying - 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 18,427 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.

# flying - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Man kicked off flight for tweeting about 'rude' airline staff
# Grounded
From The Daily Edge
# Grounded

Man kicked off flight for tweeting about 'rude' airline staff

Jul 27th 2014, 11:42 AM 8,197 Views 4 Comments

Be careful… you’re being watched.