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Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says
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# Air Travel

Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says

Jun 29th 2021, 6:58 PM 12,219 Views 4 Comments

A report from the European Court of Auditors said many passengers were forced to accept vouchers for cancelled flights.

Boeing calls for grounding of some 777s and UK bans them from its airspace after Denver engine fire
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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 24,837 Views 29 Comments

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

Aer Lingus flight forced to re-route to Dublin and back after technical issue and lightning strike
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# RIDE THE LIGHTNING

Aer Lingus flight forced to re-route to Dublin and back after technical issue and lightning strike

Oct 14th 2019, 2:56 PM 34,236 Views 15 Comments

The plane reached St. Georges Channel east of Termonfeckin, Co Louth when it was struck.

Juventus fan to be banned after 'aeroplane' taunt
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# Punishment

Juventus fan to be banned after 'aeroplane' taunt

May 4th 2019, 10:46 PM 15,246 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened during Friday night’s 1-1 derby draw with Torino.

Watch: We did loop-the-loops and barrel rolls in this 1940s plane
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# Up Up And Away

Watch: We did loop-the-loops and barrel rolls in this 1940s plane

Jul 10th 2016, 12:00 PM 9,031 Views 6 Comments

We took a trip in the de Havilland Chipmunk.

Plane forced to make emergency landing on Australian highway
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Plane forced to make emergency landing on Australian highway

May 6th 2015, 3:45 PM 21,253 Views 18 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes
# Automated
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# Automated

We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes

Apr 18th 2015, 5:30 PM 10,486 Views 40 Comments

It might not be too far off either.

24 people injured as Delta plane skids off runway in snow storm
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24 people injured as Delta plane skids off runway in snow storm

Mar 5th 2015, 7:45 PM 18,977 Views 13 Comments

None of the injuries were life-threatening and a fuel leak from the plane was quickly brought under control.

A scorpion sneaked onto a US flight and stung a passenger
# Scorpion On A Plane
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# Scorpion On A Plane

A scorpion sneaked onto a US flight and stung a passenger

Feb 16th 2015, 7:00 PM 14,602 Views 23 Comments

The flight was then delayed for an hour while flight attendants made sure there were no other stowaways in the cabin.

'Passenger Shaming' is an entire Instagram dedicated to a***holes on flights
# Feet On Seats
# Feet On Seats

'Passenger Shaming' is an entire Instagram dedicated to a***holes on flights

Nov 30th 2014, 4:00 PM 9,304 Views 1 Comment

We’ve all seen them. Now shame them.

Watch Russian airline passengers push their frozen plane free from ice
# People Power
# People Power

Watch Russian airline passengers push their frozen plane free from ice

Nov 27th 2014, 7:27 AM 1,341 Views 0 Comments

In Russia, planes fly YOU.

Family pays tribute to Irish woman killed in MH17 disaster
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# Malaysia Airlines

Family pays tribute to Irish woman killed in MH17 disaster

Jul 19th 2014, 9:26 AM 18,353 Views 12 Comments

Edel Mahady’s family said she would not want time wasted hating those responsible for her death.

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

Airbus patents new "moped-style" aeroplane seats

Jul 17th 2014, 9:41 AM 26,591 Views 48 Comments

They look really, really uncomfortable.

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

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

Jul 11th 2014, 1:00 PM 2,961 Views 53 Comments

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

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

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

May 14th 2014, 7:44 AM 6,495 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.

"Highly unlikely" surface wreckage from missing Malaysia plane will be found
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# Flight MH370

"Highly unlikely" surface wreckage from missing Malaysia plane will be found

Apr 28th 2014, 8:02 AM 9,958 Views 28 Comments

It has been forty days since the search began in the remote ocean off the Western Australian coast.

'Riding a rollercoaster without a seatbelt': How a teen survived 5 hours inside an aeroplane wheel
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# Video

'Riding a rollercoaster without a seatbelt': How a teen survived 5 hours inside an aeroplane wheel

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:00 PM 23,493 Views 17 Comments

It’s a miracle.

Sub searching for missing Malaysia plane reaches 'record depths'
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# Mystery

Sub searching for missing Malaysia plane reaches 'record depths'

Apr 18th 2014, 11:56 AM 14,075 Views 19 Comments

It’s on its fifth seabed mission, and reached a record depth of 4,695 metres.

New floating objects spotted in hunt for missing Malaysia flight
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# Flight MH370

New floating objects spotted in hunt for missing Malaysia flight

Mar 23rd 2014, 10:01 AM 52,042 Views 38 Comments

They were spotted by civilian aircraft in the Indian ocean.

Man falls asleep during flight, wakes up on empty plane
# Snoozy Snooze
# Snoozy Snooze

Man falls asleep during flight, wakes up on empty plane

Dec 9th 2013, 6:00 PM 61,465 Views 62 Comments

It’s the stuff of nightmares.

Virgin America's airline safety video is brilliantly fabulous
# Fasten Your Seatbelt
# Fasten Your Seatbelt

Virgin America's airline safety video is brilliantly fabulous

Oct 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,785 Views 1 Comment

Do the safety dance.

Is this the worst aeroplane seatmate of all time?
# Land Of Nod
# Land Of Nod

Is this the worst aeroplane seatmate of all time?

Jul 24th 2013, 3:08 PM 4,064 Views 7 Comments

Falling asleep with her head in her neighbour’s crotch. Awkward.

Travel warning as flights affected by bad weather around Europe
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Travel warning as flights affected by bad weather around Europe

Jan 21st 2013, 7:31 AM 9,862 Views 14 Comments

Bad weather around Europe has led to airlines cancelling a number of flights today.

19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal
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19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal

Sep 28th 2012, 10:14 AM 5,102 Views 7 Comments

The plane was carrying trekkers to the Mount Everest region when the crash occurred just minutes after takeoff.

Column: 'I never thought I'd get on a plane alone'
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# Fear Of Flying

Column: 'I never thought I'd get on a plane alone'

Aug 6th 2012, 6:30 PM 103 Views 12 Comments

After years of being terrified of flying, Sarah-Jane Goff took a training course to deal with her fear. She writes about how she ended up crossing the Atlantic.

Plane crash kills 15 in Nepal mountains, 6 survive
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# Nepal

Plane crash kills 15 in Nepal mountains, 6 survive

May 14th 2012, 10:38 AM 1,629 Views 1 Comment

A plane carrying Nepalese, Indian and Western passengers crashed into a mountain in the Himalayas today, killing 15 people and critically injuring six.

Bodies found at Russian jet wreckage in Indonesia
# Crash
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# Crash

Bodies found at Russian jet wreckage in Indonesia

May 10th 2012, 2:49 PM 2,205 Views 2 Comments

All 45 people on board are feared dead after the discovery of bodies at the site.

iPhone self-combusts on regional Australian flight
# IPhone
# IPhone

iPhone self-combusts on regional Australian flight

Nov 28th 2011, 2:44 PM 8,942 Views 34 Comments

One Apple customer was shocked to see that his iPhone 4S had started glowing and emitting smoke during a flight.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 21st 2011, 7:50 PM 1,254 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: TheJournal.ie meets the presidential candidates; the latest from Libya; and why you should be VERY careful while shopping for wine.

Pilots' association says 'speculation' about cause of crash is not helpful.
# Cork Crash
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# Cork Crash

Pilots' association says 'speculation' about cause of crash is not helpful.

Feb 10th 2011, 4:51 PM 1,782 Views 0 Comments

‘Misleading’ and “hastily-drawn conclusions” criticised as final moments of Cork plane accident are analysed.