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#Airplanes

From TheJournal.ie From Singapore to New York - world's longest non-stop flight set for take off Now Boarding

From Singapore to New York - world's longest non-stop flight set for take off

The flight will spend a marathon 19 hours in the air.

From TheJournal.ie Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident Flight Safety

Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident

Photos emerged online this week of passengers using their oxygen masks incorrectly during an emergency Southwest Airlines landing.

From TheJournal.ie Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals Illness

Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals

Researchers also warned that infectious crew members could infect an average of 4.6 passengers per flight.

From TheJournal.ie A $3 billion plane sale could cause problems for Trump Boeing Boeing Gone

A $3 billion plane sale could cause problems for Trump

The White House is in the midst of a 90-day review to decide if it will stick by the 2015 deal between Iran and world powers.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you ban US military aircraft from stopping at Shannon entirely? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you ban US military aircraft from stopping at Shannon entirely?

Independent TD and Minister of State John Halligan says that he would “absolutely” ban such aircraft if it was up to him.

This Irish dad's wonderful reaction to his first airplane flight is going viral

“Are you alright dad?” “Oh f**k, am I alright?!”

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair's 'nice-over' seems to be working, er, nicely Everything Is Awesome

Ryanair's 'nice-over' seems to be working, er, nicely

The airline expects to make profits of €620-650 million this year.

Flight diverted after 'drunk' woman attacks crew with her prosthetic leg

The argument was over cigarettes.

From TheJournal.ie US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel No-Fly Zone

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel

The ban is in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from the international airport, said the FAA.

From TheJournal.ie It may look like a near-miss, but this pilot did exactly what he was supposed to do No Danger

It may look like a near-miss, but this pilot did exactly what he was supposed to do

The Spanish aviation authorities say that there was no danger of the planes colliding.

7 ways the airport turns people into monsters

Go in a normal human being. Come out a BEAST.

From TheJournal.ie Flying today? Check the details: lots of flights in France cancelled and delayed due to strike Strrrrrrrrrike

Flying today? Check the details: lots of flights in France cancelled and delayed due to strike

Ryanair has cancelled 26 flights, while Aer Lingus has warned all customers to expect delays.

From TheJournal.ie The astonishing 'rattler' shifts that US air traffic controllers work Up And Away

The astonishing 'rattler' shifts that US air traffic controllers work

Controllers are allowed to work five shifts over four 24-hour periods.

From TheJournal.ie Yes, airplane seats are as disgusting as you feared Flying

Ryanair deny "mutinous" passengers raided food trolley on delayed flight

The passengers allegedly abused staff and stole duty free products after the flight was delayed.

Watch families reunite for Christmas at Dublin Airport

Welcome home, weary travellers.

From TheJournal.ie Buyers' Guide: Best gadgets to get someone for Christmas Secret Santa

Buyers' Guide: Best gadgets to get someone for Christmas

If you’re stuck for gift ideas, these could help you out.

From TheJournal.ie The world's longest commercial flight has been cancelled

The world's longest commercial flight has been cancelled

Stopover in sight for those who once could hop on the 10,000-mile flight from Newark in New York to Changi in Singapore.

From TheJournal.ie Flightfest is kicking off about now, here’s what will be flying over your head NECK CRAMP This post contains images

Flightfest is kicking off about now, here’s what will be flying over your head

More than 30 aircraft will be flying low over Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Up and away: Fourth month of air traffic growth at Dublin Airport Flights

Up and away: Fourth month of air traffic growth at Dublin Airport

Air traffic saw a growth of 3.9 per cent in June – but how many flights were there per day on average?

From TheJournal.ie 'Hybrid wing' plane uses half the fuel of a standard aeroplane Pretty Fly

'Hybrid wing' plane uses half the fuel of a standard aeroplane

It could improve commercial aircraft efficiency within a decade.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie How 20,000 pounds of potatoes brought wi-fi to airplanes Wi-high Club

How 20,000 pounds of potatoes brought wi-fi to airplanes

Spuds, glorious spuds, stood in for people in on-board tests.

From TheJournal.ie Security problems at Dublin Airport have been fixed Come Fly With Us

Security problems at Dublin Airport have been fixed

The airport had been given two months to solve the security issues raised by the European Commission.

From TheJournal.ie American Airlines files for bankruptcy Bankruptcy

American Airlines files for bankruptcy

The fourth largest airline in the world lost $868 million (€650 million) during the first nine months of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees Dublin Airport

Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees

Ryanair described the situation as a “DAA monopoly” – but Dublin Airport says that under the regulator’s formula, there is an increase in next year’s price cap, but it has decided not to pass this on to passengers.

From TheJournal.ie US airlines go green by running flights on biofuels Biofuels

US airlines go green by running flights on biofuels

A number of US airlines are now running their planes on biofuels – such as algae-based and vegetable-based fuels – in an effort to fly cleaner and greener.

From Business ETC Boeing unveil new jet in bid to boost sales Air Travel

Boeing unveil new jet in bid to boost sales

The new 747 jetliner is the world’s longest and will seat 467 passengers.