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#United Airlines

# united-airlines - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

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

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

# united-airlines - Monday 11 June, 2018

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat

United Airlines flight UA-971 was travelling from Rome to Chicago.

# united-airlines - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines

Long was fired in August after the incident.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'A tragic accident': Dog dies in United Airlines overhead bin

The black French bulldog was in a pet carrier during the flight from Houston to New York on Monday.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

United Airlines plane forced to make emergency landing after engine cover rips apart mid-flight

The flight was a half an hour from landing at Honolulu when passengers heard a loud bang.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight

A video went viral in April of officers pulling passenger David Dao off the flight.

# united-airlines - Thursday 7 September, 2017

United Airlines won't be punished after passenger dragged off overcrowded plane

The video of David Dao being yanked from his seat and dragged down the aisle was viewed millions of times.

# united-airlines - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount

The settlement means United will not face the lawsuit that many observers expected.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Fresh PR headache for United Airlines as giant rabbit dies on plane

The airline has said it is “saddened” to hear the news and is reviewing what happened.

# united-airlines - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

United Airlines boss apologises again after calling passenger 'disruptive and belligerent'

David Dao, aged 69 was dragged off the United Airlines flight on Sunday after it was was overbooked.

Explainer: Why on earth do airlines overbook flights? And do Irish airlines do it?

“Because it makes sense to do so” and “yes, at least Aer Lingus sometimes does” are the answers.

Poll: Would you intervene if someone was physically hurt in public? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you intervene if someone was physically hurt in public?

Footage of a man being dragged off a flight in the US has shocked many people.

Officer who forcibly removed passenger from plane is suspended from duty

The aviation security officer has been placed on leave “pending a thorough review of the situation”.

# united-airlines - Monday 10 April, 2017

Airline CEO apologises for 're-accommodating' man thrown off plane

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz says his company has reached out to the ejected passenger in an effort to “resolve the situation”.

Passengers shocked as man is dragged screaming from overbooked flight

Other passengers said the man, a doctor, later ran back up the aisle repeating “I have to get home”.

# united-airlines - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Zach Braff rowed in on the United Airline leggings controversy with a great Scrubs reference Leggings Gate

Zach Braff rowed in on the United Airline leggings controversy with a great Scrubs reference

“Am I allowed wear this on your planes?”

# united-airlines - Monday 27 March, 2017

US airline bars two girls from boarding flight because they were wearing leggings

United Airlines has defended the decision.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

16 people taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport confirmed that United Airlines flight UA-880 from Houston to Heathrow diverted to Shannon Airport “with a medical situation”.

# united-airlines - Sunday 28 August, 2016

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

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

# united-airlines - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Turbulence injured 17 people on plane landing into Dublin

Passengers and crew were injured after the flight passed through a spell of turbulence.

# united-airlines - Friday 15 April, 2016

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

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

# united-airlines - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Man charged with endangering aircraft after being hauled off plane in Belfast

The flight from Rome to Chicago was forced to make a stop in Belfast so he could be removed.

# united-airlines - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

VIDEO: Passenger tackled after claiming to have a bomb on plane

The man was restrained by passengers.

# united-airlines - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Reports of smoke in the cockpit forces flight to divert to Dublin Airport

The United Airlines flight landed safely at 6.15pm.

# united-airlines - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Two passengers fighting over reclining seats forced an entire flight to divert Air Wars

# united-airlines - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Plane's evacuation slide accidentally inflates in mid-flight... inside the cabin Whoosh

Plane's evacuation slide accidentally inflates in mid-flight... inside the cabin

“I thought to myself, ‘I hope there’s nobody in the restroom.’”

# united-airlines - Sunday 1 June, 2014

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Dublin

The flight, which was headed to Washington from Manchester, landed safely with 155 passengers on board.

# united-airlines - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Ganley tweets mid-air engine failure on Shannon flight

Former Libertas leader’s plane was en route from Newark when plane was forced to turn back.

# united-airlines - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about James Reilly, injuries on a United Airlines flight to Dublin and a massive fine for JP Morgan.

'Severe turbulence' caused loss of altitude on United Airlines flight to Dublin

One elderly person was taken to hospital after sustaining a cut to the head and seven others were treated at the scene.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

“Mechanical issue” forces UA flight to make Dublin emergency landing

The United Airlines flight was on its way to Washington from London Heathrow.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Aer Lingus profit up 30 per cent

Profits for the year rise to €86.5m, 29.7 per cent up on last year.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

United Airlines anounces new Shannon - Chicago route

The new route will begin next summer, and was last in operation in 2009 with Aer Lingus.

# united-airlines - Thursday 2 August, 2012

What happens when an aeroplane hits a bird? This. Hole Lotta Fun This post contains videos

What happens when an aeroplane hits a bird? This.

The United Airlines flight was able to land safely, despite having a big hole in it.

# united-airlines - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

New flights to run between Dublin and Washington, DC

United Airlines will operate the flight, the first time this company has flown out of Ireland.

# united-airlines - Sunday 11 September, 2011

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks

2996 people died in the attacks on September 11, 2001. Here, in numbers, is the story of the actions that took place that day.

# united-airlines - Saturday 18 June, 2011

United Airlines computer glitch leaves thousands stranded

The American airline blamed “a network connectivity issue” for the outage which left passengers stranded at airports across the US.

# united-airlines - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

United Airlines apologises for reusing 9/11 flight numbers

The airline blames a technical error for flight numbers 93 and 175 going back into use, ten years after the 2001 attacks.