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From TheJournal.ie 'Bomber' nickname causes mid-flight trouble for Eoin Liston Nickname Trouble

'Bomber' nickname causes mid-flight trouble for Eoin Liston

The Kerry star’s nickname wasn’t made for air travel.

From TheJournal.ie Silent plane with no moving parts makes 'historic' flight Future This post contains videos

Silent plane with no moving parts makes 'historic' flight

The team was able to fly the new plane a distance of 55 metres at a speed of 4.8 metres-per-second.

From TheJournal.ie 20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm Crash

20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm

The Junker JU52 HB-HOT aircraft, built in Germany in 1939 and now a collector’s item, belongs to JU-Air.

From TheJournal.ie 'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot BRAY AIR DISPLAY

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen Lufthansa

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen

Lufthansa flight LH-978 was en route to Dublin from Frankfurt when the crew declared an emergency.

From TheJournal.ie Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer' Sydney

Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer'

Four men were arrested in connection with the alleged plot in Sydney on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Extreme turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok Turbulence

Extreme turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok

Some passengers were slammed into the ceiling of the aircraft such was the force of the turbulence.

From TheJournal.ie Air accident investigation launched after elderly man dies in light aircraft crash Dungarvan

Air accident investigation launched after elderly man dies in light aircraft crash

The man was the sole occupant of the airplane.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies following Waterford airplane crash Plane Crash

Man dies following Waterford airplane crash

The plane crash landed earlier this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie "Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?" - Harrison Ford in piloting near-miss Han So Low

"Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?" - Harrison Ford in piloting near-miss

The actor, a seasoned pilot, flew in towards a taxiway instead of a runway.

From TheJournal.ie Wi-Fi to be made available on Aer Lingus short-haul flights Come Fly With IT

Wi-Fi to be made available on Aer Lingus short-haul flights

The carrier’s owner International Airlines Group said it will begin the roll-out of the service at the start of 2017.

From TheJournal.ie New-born baby found in plane toilet at Indonesia airport Jakarta

New-born baby found in plane toilet at Indonesia airport

The discovery was made by cleaners as they moved through the Qatar Airways flight.

From TheJournal.ie MH370 searchers may have been looking in the wrong place for two years Mystery

MH370 searchers may have been looking in the wrong place for two years

Transport ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia will meet tomorrow to discuss the two-year search.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Northern Irish teenager with Tourette's Syndrome shouts "bomb" compulsively on a plane What Not To Say This post contains videos

Watch: Northern Irish teenager with Tourette's Syndrome shouts "bomb" compulsively on a plane

17-year-old Lewis Nickell was only recently diagnosed with the syndrome, now he deals with it by posting videos of his condition online.

From TheJournal.ie The 10 cushiest first-class airplane cabins in the world First-class Baby

The 10 cushiest first-class airplane cabins in the world

We’re not used to this much leg room … or caviar.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie This woman was the sole survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm Miracle

This woman was the sole survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm

Juliane Koepcke was believed to be dead before she reappeared after trekking through the jungle for 11 days.

From TheJournal.ie The airplane part found on remote island IS from missing flight MH370 CONFIRMED

The airplane part found on remote island IS from missing flight MH370

The plane disappeared on 8 March 2014.

From TheJournal.ie This is the longest, non-stop flight in the world that you can take First Class

This is the longest, non-stop flight in the world that you can take

Can you guess what destinations?

From TheJournal.ie Romantic marriage proposal kicks off Bray Air Display Love Is In The Air

Romantic marriage proposal kicks off Bray Air Display

An estimated 80,000 people are expected to turn up at Bray seafront this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie You might want to buy some new airplane carry-on luggage... Awful Carry-on

You might want to buy some new airplane carry-on luggage...

… because the industry wants to standardise the size of bags to free up overhead space onboard. Great.

Kate Moss had to be escorted off a flight for being 'disruptive'

The supermodel was returning to London after celebrating a friend’s birthday in Turkey.

From TheJournal.ie Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone Crowd Pleaser
From TheJournal.ie Two men killed in small aircraft crash in Wexford Emergency

Two men killed in small aircraft crash in Wexford

The incident was reported by a hillwalker just before 3pm today.

From TheJournal.ie We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes Automated

We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes

It might not be too far off either.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney is NOT happy about Russian war planes flying close to Ireland Not Acceptable

Simon Coveney is NOT happy about Russian war planes flying close to Ireland

The Minister for Defence was speaking in the Dáil today.

From TheJournal.ie Windowless planes are on the way and they're pretty slick Seat With A View

Windowless planes are on the way and they're pretty slick

The walls are lined with high-tech interactive screens instead.

Couple misses flight, bangs on window to get pilot's attention

And the video of the incident is going totally viral. Oops.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Time Out

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Two Ryanair planes damaged in collision at Stansted Airport Investigation

Two Ryanair planes damaged in collision at Stansted Airport

No one was injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Cork Airport emergency landing caused by faulty instrument in the cockpit Emergency

Cork Airport emergency landing caused by faulty instrument in the cockpit

The pilot declared an emergency soon after the plane left Belfast and diverted to Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport Investigation

Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport

After getting the warning one of the aircraft had to make an immediate right turn to avoid a crash.

16 thoughts everyone has while packing for summer holidays

Can’t someone else do it for us?

From TheJournal.ie 'Important and encouraging lead' in search for missing Malaysia jet Hope

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie 'We'll keep searching for flight MH370 till hell freezes over' say officials Search

'We'll keep searching for flight MH370 till hell freezes over' say officials

Australia officials vow to continue the search, however the prime minister said they could not be certain of success.

From TheJournal.ie London City Airport runway reopens after engine fault on Swiss Airlines plane Evacuated

London City Airport runway reopens after engine fault on Swiss Airlines plane

London City Airport described it as “minor technical incident”.

From TheJournal.ie Why didn’t passengers on missing flight MH370 use their mobile phones? Mystery

Why didn’t passengers on missing flight MH370 use their mobile phones?

In the age of smartphones and social media, one question about the disappearance of the plane has repeatedly been asked: why no contact from passengers?

From TheJournal.ie Cockpit crew investigated in hunt for missing Malaysian plane Mystery

Cockpit crew investigated in hunt for missing Malaysian plane

Officials confirmed today that the last words spoken from the cockpit came after a signalling system was manually disabled.

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