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# planes - Monday 22 February, 2021

Boeing calls for grounding of some 777s and UK bans them from its airspace after Denver engine fire
# Flights
# Flights

Boeing calls for grounding of some 777s and UK bans them from its airspace after Denver engine fire

Updated Feb 22nd 2021, 2:32 PM 24,721 Views 29 Comments

The order follows the failure of a Boeing 777 over Denver on Saturday.

# planes - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

US aviation officials clear Boeing 737 Max for flight nearly two years after fatal crashes
# 737 Max
# 737 Max

US aviation officials clear Boeing 737 Max for flight nearly two years after fatal crashes

Nov 18th 2020, 1:58 PM 15,111 Views 28 Comments

American Airlines plans to have the 737 Max back in the air before the end of the year.

# planes - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Government plan on international travel to be published by 13 October, says transport minister
# EU
# EU

Government plan on international travel to be published by 13 October, says transport minister

Oct 4th 2020, 2:28 PM 32,952 Views 21 Comments

Eamon Ryan said that the government was also looking at the issue of airport testing.

# planes - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Boeing pushes expected 737 Max return until this summer, months later than anticipated
# Grounded
# Grounded

Boeing pushes expected 737 Max return until this summer, months later than anticipated

Jan 22nd 2020, 7:21 AM 9,774 Views 32 Comments

Boeing does not expected federal regulators to approve its changes to the 373 Max until the summer.

# planes - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Flights, electricity, and Anglo-Irish travel: Things that will be fine in a no-deal Brexit
# Business As Usual
# Business As Usual

Flights, electricity, and Anglo-Irish travel: Things that will be fine in a no-deal Brexit

Oct 13th 2019, 9:00 PM 21,333 Views 8 Comments

There aren’t many, but there are elements that will be fine in a no-deal Brexit.

# planes - Sunday 28 July, 2019

PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch the Bray Air Display in Co Wicklow
# BRAY AIR DISPLAY
# BRAY AIR DISPLAY

PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch the Bray Air Display in Co Wicklow

Jul 28th 2019, 7:02 PM 28,379 Views 31 Comments

The second day of the event is taking place in Co Wicklow.

# planes - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

French families sue Boeing over fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash
# 737 Max
# 737 Max

French families sue Boeing over fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash

May 21st 2019, 6:30 PM 9,701 Views 0 Comments

The 10 March crash of the plane killed all 157 people on board.

# planes - Monday 18 March, 2019

'Clear similarities' between both Boeing 737 MAX crashes, French experts say
# 737 Max
# 737 Max

'Clear similarities' between both Boeing 737 MAX crashes, French experts say

Mar 18th 2019, 4:44 PM 26,680 Views 26 Comments

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 went down minutes into a flight earlier this month.

# planes - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Norwegian to operate Dreamliner from Dublin following suspension of Boeing 737 MAX
# Norwegian
# Norwegian

Norwegian to operate Dreamliner from Dublin following suspension of Boeing 737 MAX

Mar 13th 2019, 1:48 PM 23,469 Views 17 Comments

The Boeing 737 MAX fleet was suspended from European airspace yesterday.

# planes - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

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 18,145 Views 28 Comments

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

# planes - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Five missing after two US military planes crash off coast of Japan
# US Marines
# US Marines

Five missing after two US military planes crash off coast of Japan

Dec 6th 2018, 9:24 AM 15,213 Views 10 Comments

One crew member has already been rescued and is thought to be in a stable condition.

# planes - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From Singapore to New York - world's longest non-stop flight set for take off
# Now Boarding
# Now Boarding

From Singapore to New York - world's longest non-stop flight set for take off

Oct 11th 2018, 2:07 PM 22,525 Views 32 Comments

The flight will spend a marathon 19 hours in the air.

# planes - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'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 11,087 Views 8 Comments

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

# planes - Monday 5 February, 2018

Here are just some of the project promises the government plan to deliver in the next 10 years
# Planes Trains And Automobiles
# Planes Trains And Automobiles

Here are just some of the project promises the government plan to deliver in the next 10 years

Feb 5th 2018, 9:00 PM 30,001 Views 57 Comments

Ministers met today for a special Cabinet meeting to discuss some of the large-scale projects they want to roll-out in the years to come.

# planes - Saturday 7 October, 2017

What kind of weapons were six US airplanes refused access to Ireland carrying?
# Munitions Of War
# Munitions Of War

What kind of weapons were six US airplanes refused access to Ireland carrying?

Oct 7th 2017, 4:00 PM 63,374 Views 67 Comments

The description for the contents of most of the refused flights was ‘class 1 explosives’. The reasons for the refusals are as yet unclear however.

# planes - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Only one small bag to be permitted on board as Ryanair axes second free carry-on policy
# Just The One
# Just The One

Only one small bag to be permitted on board as Ryanair axes second free carry-on policy

Sep 6th 2017, 8:36 AM 39,802 Views 81 Comments

Ryanair has increased check-in bag sizes from 15kg to 20kg.

# planes - Monday 24 July, 2017

Over 90,000 people soaked up the sun at the Bray Air Show yesterday
# It's Taking Off
# It's Taking Off

Over 90,000 people soaked up the sun at the Bray Air Show yesterday

Jul 24th 2017, 11:10 AM 20,708 Views 22 Comments

This was the 12th year of the festival.

# planes - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Boeing launches 'most efficient' plane ever
# Flying High
# Flying High

Boeing launches 'most efficient' plane ever

Jun 24th 2017, 10:15 AM 35,117 Views 34 Comments

Airbus, which moved first to update its aircrafts used in most midrange flights, now has a 60% market share.

# planes - Saturday 6 May, 2017

India plans to create a national 'no-fly list' of unruly passengers
# Altercations
# Altercations

India plans to create a national 'no-fly list' of unruly passengers

May 6th 2017, 8:15 PM 9,726 Views 7 Comments

The move comes after a lawmaker made headlines for repeatedly striking a steward on an Air India flight.

# planes - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Here's why foreign airlines are queuing to set up operations in Ireland
# Transport
# Transport

Here's why foreign airlines are queuing to set up operations in Ireland

Feb 5th 2017, 8:45 AM 49,222 Views 39 Comments

Sweden’s SAS airline is the latest carrier to apply for an Irish air operators licence.

# planes - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Trump calls for Air Force One to cancel contract with Boeing
# Plane Plans
# Plane Plans

Trump calls for Air Force One to cancel contract with Boeing

Dec 6th 2016, 10:30 PM 30,799 Views 58 Comments

He did so on Twitter, of course.

# planes - Thursday 3 November, 2016

National Transport Authority has announced its plans for fare changes on Ireland's public transport
# Ticket Please
# Ticket Please

National Transport Authority has announced its plans for fare changes on Ireland's public transport

Nov 3rd 2016, 1:17 PM 27,453 Views 64 Comments

It covers Luas, Dublin Bus, Iarnród Eireann and Bus Éireann.

# planes - Friday 23 September, 2016

British fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers
# Airspace
# Airspace

British fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers

Sep 23rd 2016, 8:56 AM 40,138 Views 204 Comments

The Russian bombers flew close to the Shetland Islands yesterday.

# planes - Thursday 12 May, 2016

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 24,219 Views 35 Comments

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

# planes - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Woman killed after plane crashes into car
# California
# California

Woman killed after plane crashes into car

Apr 3rd 2016, 4:14 PM 29,869 Views 18 Comments

The pilot and his passenger received major injuries.

# planes - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Here are some of the most bizarre things flight attendants have seen in their line of duty
# Drug-addled Zombies
# Drug-addled Zombies

Here are some of the most bizarre things flight attendants have seen in their line of duty

Jan 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 64,232 Views 23 Comments

From irascible passengers to airline water soup… All human life is here.

# planes - Thursday 24 December, 2015

New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss
# Close Call
# Close Call

New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss

Dec 24th 2015, 1:26 PM 24,038 Views 20 Comments

Two planes came within 800m of each other last March.

# planes - Saturday 12 December, 2015

An airport is seeking the owners of three unclaimed airplanes
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

An airport is seeking the owners of three unclaimed airplanes

Dec 12th 2015, 10:30 AM 32,262 Views 27 Comments

Someone just left them lying around it would seem.

# planes - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Russian-made missile took down MH17, killing 298 says official report
# Shot Down
# Shot Down

Russian-made missile took down MH17, killing 298 says official report

Oct 13th 2015, 1:41 PM 11,200 Views 172 Comments

The official Dutch-led investigation seeks to end 15 months of speculation about why the Boeing 777 broke up in mid-air last year.

# planes - Monday 14 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 14th 2015, 7:31 PM 36,736 Views 62 Comments

We investigated.

# planes - Monday 24 August, 2015

Nine more bodies could be found in English air show wreckage
# Shoreham Air Show
# Shoreham Air Show

Nine more bodies could be found in English air show wreckage

Aug 24th 2015, 3:48 PM 15,847 Views 23 Comments

The pilot remains in a critical condition in hospital.

# planes - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate
# Tokyo
# Tokyo

Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate

Jul 26th 2015, 5:31 PM 18,279 Views 17 Comments

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

# planes - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Here's why every flight you take is obsessively monitored
# Eyes In The Sky
# Eyes In The Sky

Here's why every flight you take is obsessively monitored

Jul 21st 2015, 6:05 AM 27,507 Views 9 Comments

An engine alone, for example, is likely to have as many as 5,000 elements monitored every second.

# planes - Friday 17 July, 2015

Why were these Air Corps planes flying in formation over Dublin?
# Look To The Skies
# Look To The Skies

Why were these Air Corps planes flying in formation over Dublin?

Jul 17th 2015, 2:06 PM 32,110 Views 158 Comments

Should we take cover?

# planes - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Man phones in bomb threat to delay girlfriend's plane, gets arrested
# Grounded
# Grounded

Man phones in bomb threat to delay girlfriend's plane, gets arrested

May 24th 2015, 12:18 PM 41,067 Views 35 Comments

In case you needed to be told, don’t do this.

# planes - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Here's how you pass a bar of chocolate through a fighter jet
# Pass It On
From The Daily Edge
# Pass It On

Here's how you pass a bar of chocolate through a fighter jet

Mar 5th 2015, 6:45 PM 2,875 Views 0 Comments

But all may not be as it seems…

# planes - Sunday 8 February, 2015

'We've told the Russians it's not acceptable to fly in Irish-controlled airspace'
# You've Been Warned
# You've Been Warned

'We've told the Russians it's not acceptable to fly in Irish-controlled airspace'

Feb 8th 2015, 7:45 PM 43,377 Views 229 Comments

Two Russian military aircraft flew through Irish controlled airspace last month.

# planes - Friday 30 January, 2015

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland
# Cold War Tactics?
# Cold War Tactics?

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

Jan 30th 2015, 5:12 PM 36,357 Views 234 Comments

The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.

# planes - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Patrick Stewart impersonates annoying people on planes, remains adorable
# Pats On A Plane
From The Daily Edge
# Pats On A Plane

Patrick Stewart impersonates annoying people on planes, remains adorable

Jan 15th 2015, 11:49 AM 2,589 Views 1 Comment

Oh no, not the seat climber.

# planes - 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.

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