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High Court approves survival scheme for troubled airline group Norwegian
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# KPMG

High Court approves survival scheme for troubled airline group Norwegian

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:15 PM 14,946 Views 5 Comments

The group, the court heard had accumulated debts of US$5.2Bn.

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

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

Oct 11th 2018, 2:07 PM 22,526 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 19th 2018, 6:01 PM 27,867 Views 52 Comments

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

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

Mar 24th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,927 Views 8 Comments

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

A $3 billion plane sale could cause problems for Trump
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# Boeing Boeing Gone

A $3 billion plane sale could cause problems for Trump

Jun 10th 2017, 3:14 PM 38,646 Views 24 Comments

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.

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

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

Aug 10th 2016, 9:45 AM 36,682 Views 221 Comments

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

11 ridiculously luxurious pictures of first class plane food
# Flying First Class
# Flying First Class

11 ridiculously luxurious pictures of first class plane food

Jan 5th 2016, 8:15 PM 13,094 Views 9 Comments

*voms with jealousy*

A pilot held up a flight so this woman could get to her husband's funeral
# GOOD DEED
# GOOD DEED

A pilot held up a flight so this woman could get to her husband's funeral

Jan 1st 2016, 2:31 PM 8,362 Views 0 Comments

*applause*

This Irish dad's wonderful reaction to his first airplane flight is going viral
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

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

Jul 25th 2015, 4:35 PM 8,438 Views 2 Comments

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

A girl's Sweet Sixteen party was ruined by poo falling from the sky
# It's My Party
# It's My Party

A girl's Sweet Sixteen party was ruined by poo falling from the sky

May 20th 2015, 8:11 AM 4,654 Views 2 Comments

Not ideal.

A plane was forced to land because of a 'smelly poo' in the toilet
# Oh Crap
# Oh Crap

A plane was forced to land because of a 'smelly poo' in the toilet

Mar 18th 2015, 8:40 AM 5,437 Views 3 Comments

The HORROR.

Ryanair's 'nice-over' seems to be working, er, nicely
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# Everything Is Awesome

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

Sep 25th 2014, 10:39 AM 14,612 Views 40 Comments

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

Flight diverted after 'drunk' woman attacks crew with her prosthetic leg
# Leg Me Go
# Leg Me Go

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

Aug 1st 2014, 8:14 AM 2,085 Views 2 Comments

The argument was over cigarettes.

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel
# No-Fly Zone
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# No-Fly Zone

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

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:02 PM 9,124 Views 30 Comments

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

US pilot treats passengers to pizza after storms delay flight
# Pizza Pie In The Sky
# Pizza Pie In The Sky

US pilot treats passengers to pizza after storms delay flight

Jul 9th 2014, 2:17 PM 2,740 Views 1 Comment

Ryanair, take note.

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

Jul 7th 2014, 10:44 PM 57,954 Views 70 Comments

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

7 ways the airport turns people into monsters
# Air Rage
# Air Rage

7 ways the airport turns people into monsters

Jun 25th 2014, 9:30 PM 29,278 Views 61 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 24th 2014, 7:25 AM 7,051 Views 17 Comments

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

The astonishing 'rattler' shifts that US air traffic controllers work
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# Up And Away

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

Jun 22nd 2014, 11:00 AM 24,121 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Yes, airplane seats are as disgusting as you feared

May 24th 2014, 8:45 AM 23,334 Views 37 Comments

Ugh.

Ryanair deny "mutinous" passengers raided food trolley on delayed flight
# Turbulence Ahead
# Turbulence Ahead

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

Jan 22nd 2014, 1:30 PM 28,021 Views 34 Comments

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

Watch families reunite for Christmas at Dublin Airport
# Home At Last
# Home At Last

Watch families reunite for Christmas at Dublin Airport

Dec 17th 2013, 2:54 PM 28,744 Views 72 Comments

Welcome home, weary travellers.

Buyers' Guide: Best gadgets to get someone for Christmas
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# Secret Santa

Buyers' Guide: Best gadgets to get someone for Christmas

Dec 14th 2013, 9:45 AM 19,899 Views 13 Comments

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

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The world's longest commercial flight has been cancelled

Nov 30th 2013, 5:30 PM 41,977 Views 48 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 15th 2013, 1:40 PM 28,722 Views 79 Comments

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

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

Jul 15th 2013, 5:24 PM 5,221 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 27th 2013, 6:30 PM 21,747 Views 32 Comments

It could improve commercial aircraft efficiency within a decade.

How 20,000 pounds of potatoes brought wi-fi to airplanes
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# Wi-high Club

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

Dec 23rd 2012, 6:00 PM 13,172 Views 22 Comments

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

Security problems at Dublin Airport have been fixed
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# Come Fly With Us

Security problems at Dublin Airport have been fixed

Jun 14th 2012, 12:19 PM 3,090 Views 10 Comments

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

American Airlines files for bankruptcy
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# Bankruptcy

American Airlines files for bankruptcy

Nov 29th 2011, 2:20 PM 3,518 Views 9 Comments

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

Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees
# Dublin Airport
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# Dublin Airport

Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees

Nov 11th 2011, 6:23 PM 682 Views 8 Comments

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.

US airlines go green by running flights on biofuels
# Biofuels
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# Biofuels

US airlines go green by running flights on biofuels

Nov 8th 2011, 10:21 AM 506 Views 13 Comments

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.

Boeing unveil new jet in bid to boost sales
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Boeing unveil new jet in bid to boost sales

Feb 14th 2011, 4:29 PM 446 Views 0 Comments

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