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# flying - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people crashed - Reports
# AH5017
# AH5017

Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people crashed - Reports

Jul 24th 2014, 3:08 PM 72,207 Views 146 Comments

Storms were reported in the area when the plane went missing last night

# flying - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams blasts British Airways in Twitter rant
# Revenge Is Tweet
From The Daily Edge
# Revenge Is Tweet

Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams blasts British Airways in Twitter rant

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:15 AM 6,067 Views 5 Comments

The 17-year-old actress was denied access to the business class lounge and now she wants REVENGE.

# flying - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Airbus patents new "moped-style" aeroplane seats
# Saddle Up
# Saddle Up

Airbus patents new "moped-style" aeroplane seats

Jul 17th 2014, 9:41 AM 26,581 Views 48 Comments

They look really, really uncomfortable.

# flying - Friday 11 July, 2014

Opinion: Don't let your fear of flying ruin your holiday – follow these tips
# Fear Of Flying
# Fear Of Flying

Opinion: Don't let your fear of flying ruin your holiday – follow these tips

Jul 11th 2014, 1:00 PM 2,833 Views 53 Comments

You deserve those stress-free days on a sun-kissed beach: don’t let an irrational fear get in the way.

# flying - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

7 ways the airport turns people into monsters
# Air Rage
From The Daily Edge
# Air Rage

7 ways the airport turns people into monsters

Jun 25th 2014, 9:30 PM 29,275 Views 61 Comments

Go in a normal human being. Come out a BEAST.

# flying - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Guillermo Ochoa just produced the best save of the World Cup so far
# Good Hands
From The42
# Good Hands

Guillermo Ochoa just produced the best save of the World Cup so far

Jun 17th 2014, 8:45 PM 9,136 Views 9 Comments

He’s done well there.

# flying - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

What's the world's most popular international airline?
# Flying High
# Flying High

What's the world's most popular international airline?

Jun 10th 2014, 12:44 PM 22,359 Views 74 Comments

The answer might surprise you.

# flying - Monday 2 June, 2014

Infographic: Here's everything the Irish Air Corps has done this year
# Flying High
# Flying High

Infographic: Here's everything the Irish Air Corps has done this year

Jun 2nd 2014, 3:09 PM 11,564 Views 58 Comments

Over 6,000 take-offs and landings at Casement Aerodome, 32 personnel overseas, 115 escorts and more…

# flying - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Yes, airplane seats are as disgusting as you feared
# Flying
# Flying

Yes, airplane seats are as disgusting as you feared

May 24th 2014, 8:45 AM 23,327 Views 37 Comments

Ugh.

# flying - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Ryanair hits back at 'Aer Lingus strike price hike' accusation
# First Come First Served
# First Come First Served

Ryanair hits back at 'Aer Lingus strike price hike' accusation

May 20th 2014, 9:30 PM 16,799 Views 37 Comments

The company says that higher prices on the day of the proposed Aer Lingus strike are to do with interest in the flights.

# flying - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

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

May 14th 2014, 7:44 AM 6,492 Views 12 Comments

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

# flying - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Plane diverted to Dublin Airport after flight attendants report illnesses
# Grounded
# Grounded

Plane diverted to Dublin Airport after flight attendants report illnesses

May 10th 2014, 7:54 PM 63,550 Views 68 Comments

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

# flying - Friday 9 May, 2014

Aer Lingus cabin crew vote for industrial action
# Grounded
# Grounded

Aer Lingus cabin crew vote for industrial action

May 9th 2014, 3:53 PM 17,084 Views 97 Comments

Impact says the ballot shows the “frustration” of cabin crew.

# flying - Friday 11 April, 2014

Yep, Amazon is still working on unmanned flying drones
# Droning On
# Droning On

Yep, Amazon is still working on unmanned flying drones

Apr 11th 2014, 9:40 AM 6,310 Views 9 Comments

In its annual letter to shareholders, Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos also announced a new scheme which would pay unhappy employees $2,000 to leave the company in their first year.

# flying - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Fear of flying course booked up till July, but is it due to missing flight MH370?
# Fear Of Flying
# Fear Of Flying

Fear of flying course booked up till July, but is it due to missing flight MH370?

Mar 30th 2014, 5:30 PM 14,416 Views 23 Comments

The missing Malaysian Airlines flight raises people’s fears about flying, said Micheal Comyn, adding that people shouldn’t be jumping to conclusions.

# flying - Saturday 29 March, 2014

These are officially the 10 best airports to have a long stopover in
# Flying High
# Flying High

These are officially the 10 best airports to have a long stopover in

Mar 29th 2014, 4:30 PM 46,431 Views 65 Comments

We want to go to Singapore just to visit the airport.

# flying - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Poll: Do plane incidents make you nervous about flying?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do plane incidents make you nervous about flying?

Mar 25th 2014, 9:37 AM 15,975 Views 130 Comments

The disappearance of Flight MH370 has been one of the most major airline incidents in recent years.

# flying - Friday 21 March, 2014

15 signs you are a seasoned Ryanair veteran
# Ryanair
From The Daily Edge
# Ryanair

15 signs you are a seasoned Ryanair veteran

Mar 21st 2014, 12:57 PM 46,517 Views 57 Comments

We can help each other through this.

# flying - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

How come pilots can turn off a plane's communication systems?
# Malaysia Plane
# Malaysia Plane

How come pilots can turn off a plane's communication systems?

Mar 18th 2014, 6:30 AM 19,044 Views 27 Comments

One of the mysterious elements of the missing Malaysia plane story is that someone shut down the aircraft’s communications system. Why is this allowed?

# flying - Friday 31 January, 2014

6 ways Ryanair's fully allocated seating will change your life
# Up In The Air
From The Daily Edge
# Up In The Air

6 ways Ryanair's fully allocated seating will change your life

Jan 31st 2014, 4:24 PM 20,610 Views 13 Comments

These flights, they are a’changing.

# flying - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Here are the best questions and answers from this afternoon's #askryanair session
# Ask Ryanair
From The Daily Edge
# Ask Ryanair

Here are the best questions and answers from this afternoon's #askryanair session

Jan 9th 2014, 7:00 PM 8,106 Views 3 Comments

Any chance you’d dull down the yellow, Michael?

# flying - Friday 27 December, 2013

Parody song perfectly sums up the experience of flying Ryanair
# You'll Be Back
From The Daily Edge
# You'll Be Back

Parody song perfectly sums up the experience of flying Ryanair

Dec 27th 2013, 8:19 AM 6,153 Views 4 Comments

Now showing at a gate that couldn’t be further away.

# flying - Saturday 30 November, 2013

The world's longest commercial flight has been cancelled

The world's longest commercial flight has been cancelled

Nov 30th 2013, 5:30 PM 41,968 Views 48 Comments

Stopover in sight for those who once could hop on the 10,000-mile flight from Newark in New York to Changi in Singapore.

# flying - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Skydivers record terrifying collision between two planes
# Close Call
From The Daily Edge
# Close Call

Skydivers record terrifying collision between two planes

Nov 5th 2013, 6:00 PM 26,827 Views 21 Comments

Two planes collided at 12,000 feet and incredibly, everyone survived.

# flying - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Just five clicks to book a Ryanair flight as part of website changes
# Ryanair Website
# Ryanair Website

Just five clicks to book a Ryanair flight as part of website changes

Oct 30th 2013, 10:54 AM 24,936 Views 102 Comments

The airline today also removed its much maligned Recaptcha security feature.

# flying - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Virgin America's airline safety video is brilliantly fabulous
# Fasten Your Seatbelt
From The Daily Edge
# Fasten Your Seatbelt

Virgin America's airline safety video is brilliantly fabulous

Oct 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,778 Views 1 Comment

Do the safety dance.

# flying - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

6 of the best things to come from Newcastle
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional

6 of the best things to come from Newcastle

Oct 15th 2013, 2:35 PM 27,344 Views 58 Comments

Whey aye, man.

# flying - Friday 4 October, 2013

Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise
# Travel
# Travel

Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise

Oct 4th 2013, 11:06 AM 4,739 Views 45 Comments

More than 60,000 passengers travelled through the airport last month.

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down in September
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down in September

Oct 4th 2013, 8:31 AM 4,426 Views 39 Comments

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

# flying - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 2nd 2013, 1:00 PM 41,742 Views 121 Comments

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

# flying - Monday 16 September, 2013

Watch: This video will make you wish FlightFest happened every weekend
# Aerial Display
# Aerial Display

Watch: This video will make you wish FlightFest happened every weekend

Sep 16th 2013, 3:15 PM 19,800 Views 73 Comments

Dylan Murphy put together this footage of the airshow yesterday, which saw dozens of planes fly low over Dublin.

# flying - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Flightfest is kicking off about now, here’s what will be flying over your head
# NECK CRAMP
# NECK CRAMP

Flightfest is kicking off about now, here’s what will be flying over your head

Sep 15th 2013, 1:40 PM 28,722 Views 79 Comments

More than 30 aircraft will be flying low over Dublin today.

# flying - Thursday 22 August, 2013

The Guide to Long Haul Flights
# Sponsored By Emirates
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Emirates

The Guide to Long Haul Flights

Aug 22nd 2013, 3:53 PM 26,789 Views 29 Comments

Planning on taking some holidays? Read this before you jet off.

# flying - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Talks to avoid strike action by Aer Arann underway
# Strike
# Strike

Talks to avoid strike action by Aer Arann underway

Aug 15th 2013, 11:05 PM 5,657 Views 22 Comments

Aer Arann management and pilot representatives commenced their talks earlier this evening.

# flying - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Over two million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last month
# Flying
# Flying

Over two million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last month

Aug 7th 2013, 4:30 PM 5,689 Views 45 Comments

New figures show a seven per cent increase on passenger numbers when compared to the same period last year.

# flying - Friday 21 June, 2013

Could this solar-powered plane allow us to fly without fuel?
# Solar Impulse
# Solar Impulse

Could this solar-powered plane allow us to fly without fuel?

Jun 21st 2013, 6:45 AM 6,323 Views 29 Comments

A 13-year-old project, privately funded in Switzerland, has seen a plane flying across America – by day AND by night.

# flying - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

There are now flying bicycles and you can fund them
# Bike In The Sky
From The Daily Edge
# Bike In The Sky

There are now flying bicycles and you can fund them

Jun 19th 2013, 1:36 PM 640 Views 0 Comments

No need to wait in traffic any longer.

# flying - Sunday 16 June, 2013

One in five parents to take children out of school early for holidays
# Holidays
# Holidays

One in five parents to take children out of school early for holidays

Jun 16th 2013, 2:18 PM 12,312 Views 64 Comments

The average primary school pupil misses 11 out of 183 days of a school year.

# flying - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

US airport shut because of 'serious threat'
# Virginia
# Virginia

US airport shut because of 'serious threat'

Jun 11th 2013, 3:23 PM 15,068 Views 8 Comments

Richmond International Airport was evacuated as sniffer dogs searched the complex.

# flying - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Men drink, while women take medication to calm fear of flying
# Me Nerves
# Me Nerves

Men drink, while women take medication to calm fear of flying

Jun 9th 2013, 3:07 PM 8,173 Views 42 Comments

More than 20 per cent of women have a fear of flying compared with just 12 per cent of men.