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More woe for Boeing as potentially dangerous debris found in 737 Max fuel tanks
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More woe for Boeing as potentially dangerous debris found in 737 Max fuel tanks

Feb 19th 2020, 8:42 AM 27,077 Views 45 Comments

Boeing has repeatedly missed its targets on the roll out of its new 737 Max planes.

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties
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Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties

Updated Dec 2nd 2019, 6:50 PM 30,470 Views 13 Comments

It’s understood that the plane suffered a collapsed nose-wheel shortly after landing at Shannon.

Boeing expects 737 Max planes will resume flying in January
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Boeing expects 737 Max planes will resume flying in January

Nov 12th 2019, 8:56 AM 13,699 Views 57 Comments

The 737 Max plane was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people.

UK bans all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from its airspace following Ethiopia Airlines crash
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UK bans all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from its airspace following Ethiopia Airlines crash

Updated Mar 12th 2019, 2:14 PM 18,136 Views 28 Comments

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

Italy's competition watchdog is investigating Ryanair's hand luggage charge
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Italy's competition watchdog is investigating Ryanair's hand luggage charge

Sep 21st 2018, 7:06 AM 37,698 Views 44 Comments

The watchdog described hand luggage as an “essential” item for travellers.

Temporary ban on drones to be enforced in parts of Dublin and Knock during Pope visit
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Temporary ban on drones to be enforced in parts of Dublin and Knock during Pope visit

Aug 23rd 2018, 4:24 PM 8,193 Views 45 Comments

The Air Corps said that “if you use a drone in the Dublin area you may be acting illegally”.

'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot
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'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot

Jul 28th 2018, 10:00 AM 11,053 Views 8 Comments

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

Man in his 40s killed in Mayo aircraft crash
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Man in his 40s killed in Mayo aircraft crash

May 4th 2018, 9:26 PM 29,223 Views 9 Comments

The aircraft crashed into a field and the pilot, who was the sole occupant of the aircraft, was fatally injured.

Fancy a bed in the cargo hold? Airbus is planning to transform lower-decks into sleeping quarters
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Fancy a bed in the cargo hold? Airbus is planning to transform lower-decks into sleeping quarters

Apr 11th 2018, 6:10 AM 23,639 Views 17 Comments

The bed facilities could fit in A330 jets.

World War II aircraft carrier found after 76 years
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World War II aircraft carrier found after 76 years

Mar 6th 2018, 8:07 AM 31,583 Views 22 Comments

The wreckage was found over 800km off the eastern coast of Australia.

Aircraft set alight after two planes collide at Toronto Airport
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Aircraft set alight after two planes collide at Toronto Airport

Jan 6th 2018, 2:10 PM 34,774 Views 22 Comments

Panicked shouts and cries were audible onboard one of the planes in an Instagram video.

Pilot jailed for dropping £2.5m-worth of cocaine into a field in Kent
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Pilot jailed for dropping £2.5m-worth of cocaine into a field in Kent

Nov 28th 2017, 9:32 PM 20,272 Views 9 Comments

The Belgian pilot admitted to the offence at the Old Bailey today, and was sentenced to 14 years.

Four dead after helicopter and aircraft involved in mid-air collision
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Four dead after helicopter and aircraft involved in mid-air collision

Nov 17th 2017, 8:00 PM 22,379 Views 7 Comments

The crash occurred just after midday.

Plane forced into emergency landing at Belfast Airport due to faulty nose gear
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Plane forced into emergency landing at Belfast Airport due to faulty nose gear

Nov 10th 2017, 4:06 PM 15,368 Views 18 Comments

The flight, which was heading to Inverness, officially declared an emergency at 12.36pm.

Five dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre
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Five dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

Feb 21st 2017, 7:07 AM 21,693 Views 4 Comments

The plane crashed not long after take-off.

PHOTOS: 50,000 people turn out to watch Bray Air Display
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PHOTOS: 50,000 people turn out to watch Bray Air Display

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:37 PM 34,936 Views 49 Comments

The sky over Wicklow looked very colourful today.

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

Jul 10th 2016, 12:00 PM 9,008 Views 6 Comments

We took a trip in the de Havilland Chipmunk.

Man in his 40s dies after light aircraft crashes in Longford
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Man in his 40s dies after light aircraft crashes in Longford

Mar 20th 2016, 7:53 PM 30,383 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene.

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Four police officers shot during New Zealand siege

Mar 9th 2016, 7:57 AM 16,352 Views 9 Comments

One officer is serious but stable, the others did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

Teenager arrested after laser light shone on police helicopter
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Teenager arrested after laser light shone on police helicopter

Sep 26th 2015, 1:24 PM 17,164 Views 28 Comments

The helicopter was supporting officers responding to reports of suspicious activity on the ground.

Someone has come up with a way to make the middle seat in a plane more comfy
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# Caught In The Middle

Someone has come up with a way to make the middle seat in a plane more comfy

Sep 19th 2015, 3:15 PM 35,179 Views 17 Comments

No one likes sitting in the middle, but someone has to.

Concorde fans are so dedicated they could have it back in the skies in four years
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Concorde fans are so dedicated they could have it back in the skies in four years

Sep 19th 2015, 2:05 PM 16,269 Views 26 Comments

A group of Concorde enthusiasts says it’s raised enough funds to buy one and get it flying again.

Engine was on fire before fatal plane crash in Waterford
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Engine was on fire before fatal plane crash in Waterford

Aug 24th 2015, 8:58 PM 17,595 Views 20 Comments

Howard Cox died in the crash last month.

Cork-bound flight diverted to Dublin over lack of tall stairs
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Cork-bound flight diverted to Dublin over lack of tall stairs

Aug 20th 2015, 5:27 PM 30,323 Views 69 Comments

Houston, we have a problem

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

Jun 21st 2015, 2:43 PM 18,476 Views 0 Comments

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

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 18,964 Views 13 Comments

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

Opinion: Drones may be fun, but they also pose complex legal and safety challenges
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Opinion: Drones may be fun, but they also pose complex legal and safety challenges

Feb 1st 2015, 7:30 PM 91 Views 38 Comments

Novelty may give way to concerns over annoyance, nuisance, privacy, trespass and safety.

Planes yesterday flew at near-supersonic speeds due to a helpful jet stream
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Planes yesterday flew at near-supersonic speeds due to a helpful jet stream

Jan 9th 2015, 7:02 PM 42,019 Views 53 Comments

Flights that would normally take more than six hours arrived in less than five hours and 20 minutes.

Air France flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport
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Air France flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport

Jan 5th 2015, 10:54 PM 36,597 Views 22 Comments

Fire services were sent to meet the plane on its arrival.

Searchers find large parts of crashed AirAsia plane
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Searchers find large parts of crashed AirAsia plane

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:00 PM 16,420 Views 2 Comments

There are hopes now that the remaining missing bodies will be recovered.

Irish survivor of Kegworth air disaster: I saw the bang, the flames, the sparks
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Irish survivor of Kegworth air disaster: I saw the bang, the flames, the sparks

Nov 12th 2014, 2:21 PM 9,463 Views 6 Comments

Twenty five years on from the tragedy, Declan Brady says he still suffers from survivor guilt and has trouble looking positively into the future.

Flying could be about to get way more comfortable
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Flying could be about to get way more comfortable

Oct 5th 2014, 4:00 PM 41,914 Views 25 Comments

Even in economy.

Ryanair's new planes will have more seats AND leg room
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Ryanair's new planes will have more seats AND leg room

Sep 8th 2014, 5:53 PM 25,560 Views 54 Comments

They’re also costing a cool $22 billion.

LIVESTREAM: 30 aircraft take to the skies for impressive display over Bray
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LIVESTREAM: 30 aircraft take to the skies for impressive display over Bray

Jul 20th 2014, 3:15 PM 21,529 Views 26 Comments

85,000 people are expected to watch the display from the ground but if you can’t be there, you can watch it from the comfort of your own home.

Rebels are 'blocking investigators' from MH17 crash site
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Rebels are 'blocking investigators' from MH17 crash site

Jul 19th 2014, 8:26 PM 31,859 Views 344 Comments

The Ukrainin government said rebels were blocking Ukrainian investigators from accessing the site

Family pays tribute to Irish woman killed in MH17 disaster
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Family pays tribute to Irish woman killed in MH17 disaster

Jul 19th 2014, 9:26 AM 18,344 Views 12 Comments

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

Pilot hailed after landing plane that had lost power
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Pilot hailed after landing plane that had lost power

Jun 22nd 2014, 12:21 PM 20,462 Views 24 Comments

The plane was damaged in the landing, but all on board were unhurt.

Pilot ejects before marine jet crashes into California neighbourhood
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Pilot ejects before marine jet crashes into California neighbourhood

Jun 5th 2014, 7:57 AM 11,397 Views 9 Comments

Despite crashing into a housing estate and exploding, no one was injured in the incident.

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

May 24th 2014, 8:45 AM 23,316 Views 37 Comments

Ugh.

'Important and encouraging lead' in search for missing Malaysia jet
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'Important and encouraging lead' in search for missing Malaysia jet

Apr 6th 2014, 8:25 AM 15,630 Views 34 Comments

The Australian head of the mission urged caution about the signals similar to that of a black box which were detected yesterday saying: “We are working in a very big ocean and within a very large search area”.

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