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# runway - Thursday 26 March, 2020

DAA gets green light on amendments to new Dublin Airport runway despite pilot union's objections

Trade union IALPA made an appeal against the plans to An Bord Pleanála.

# runway - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway

Police arrested the driver.

# runway - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off

The incident occurred in Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm yesterday.

# runway - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

DAA awards north runway construction contract to Irish-Spanish consortium

The contract is for the design and construction of the new 3.1km north runway at Dublin Airport.

# runway - Saturday 1 September, 2018

High Court challenge brought over halting site for Travellers displaced by new Dublin Airport runway

An environmental and planning company claims the site does not comply with Fingal County Council’s development plan.

# runway - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

An Air Canada plane almost landed on crowded taxiway instead of runway in San Francisco

“Where’s this guy going? He’s on the taxiway,” one of the pilots on the ground said.

# runway - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Harrison Ford won't lose pilot's licence for mistakenly landing on taxiway

The actor landed on a taxiway in February after flying over an American Airlines jet that was waiting to take off.

# runway - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Passenger plane skids along Amsterdam runway during heavy winds

No passengers were injured.

# runway - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Aer Lingus flight diverted after plane goes off the runway at Kerry Airport

No one was injured in the incident.

# runway - Friday 28 October, 2016

Mike Pence's plane slides off runway in New York

Luckily no one was injured.

# runway - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

New Heathrow runway "a return to monopoly featherbedding" says Ryanair CEO

Today, the British government approved a new third runway at London’s Heathrow airport, with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling calling it a “momentous step”.

# runway - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

WATCH: Man catches flight after dashing across runway at Madrid airport Ryanair This post contains videos

WATCH: Man catches flight after dashing across runway at Madrid airport

The Bolivian national now faces a hefty fine.

# runway - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Planes catch fire after colliding on runway at airport

Nobody was hurt in the incident at Indonesia’s Halim Perdanakusuma airport.

# runway - Saturday 2 April, 2016

These are the bits you don't see at fashion runway shows

These photographs give you a glimpse into the world.

# runway - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Heavy fog causes third day of disruption for Irish air passengers

Passengers are advised to check with their airlines before travelling to the airport.

# runway - Friday 11 October, 2013

Aer Lingus regional flight bursts tyre after landing in Cardiff

There were no injuries and the plane stopped safely, but a runway at Cardiff Airport was closed for some time.

# runway - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From The42 There's Bryan Habana racing an Airbus A380 Man V Plane This post contains videos

There's Bryan Habana racing an Airbus A380

What will they have him sprinting alongside next?

# runway - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Plane overshoots Bali runway into sea

Everyone on board the plane survived, a transport ministry official said.

# runway - Thursday 7 March, 2013

PICS: Dublin Airport operating as normal after earlier runway incident

The airport said there was minor impact to flight times following the collapse of a small aircraft’s nosewheel on its main runway this morning.

# runway - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

UPDATED: Aer Lingus flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport

The flight turned back after people reported smelling smoke in the cabin.

# runway - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Around 30 people killed in Congo plane crash

The plane skidded off the runway and crashed into houses and a bar in the Congolese capital before crashing into a ravine.

# runway - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Dublin Airport back to normal after diverted flight caused disruption

A flight from London to Boston had to make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport after a technical problem.

# runway - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Ryanair flights to Rome temporarily switched to Fiumicino in September

Runway maintenance at Ciampino Airport means a switch in location for Ryanair flights from 24 September to 2 October.

# runway - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Plane tyre bursts on landing at Dublin Airport

The plane had just arrived from the Isle of Man when the incident happened. All 29 passengers were unhurt and disembarked safely.

# runway - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Plane goes off the runway at Waterford Airport

No injuries are reported after the FlyBe passenger plane came off the runway this evening.

# runway - Friday 14 October, 2011

Sharp increase in errors by US air traffic controllers, says watchdog

A US government report says that mistakes at facilities handling air traffic approaches and departures almost doubled over three years.