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Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives
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Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives

Dec 30th 2020, 3:13 PM 20,237 Views 2 Comments

At least 13 people died in the blast, but officials said all ministers are reported to be unharmed.

All arrivals into Ireland can now end movement restrictions after five days with a negative Covid-19 test
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All arrivals into Ireland can now end movement restrictions after five days with a negative Covid-19 test

Nov 29th 2020, 6:30 AM 110,361 Views 25 Comments

New rules came into effect at midnight.

Ireland remains 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map
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Ireland remains 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map

Nov 26th 2020, 3:12 PM 44,646 Views 18 Comments

New travel rules kick in this weekend.

Qatar airport officials could face charges over forced examinations of women
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Qatar airport officials could face charges over forced examinations of women

Oct 30th 2020, 10:40 PM 41,325 Views 27 Comments

Women on 10 flights in Doha were subjected to invasive vaginal exams after airport workers found an abandoned baby.

Qatar airport officials could face charges over forced examinations of women
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# Qatar

Qatar airport officials could face charges over forced examinations of women

Oct 30th 2020, 10:44 AM 49,993 Views 50 Comments

Women on 10 flights in Doha were subjected to invasive vaginal exams after airport workers found an abandoned baby.

Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago
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Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago

Sep 22nd 2020, 12:26 PM 59,969 Views 0 Comments

The man claims he was left in an airport terminal without money, a telephone or his luggage, the High Court heard.

'It's not looking good': Foreign travel looking 'highly unlikely' this year, says Harris
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'It's not looking good': Foreign travel looking 'highly unlikely' this year, says Harris

May 2nd 2020, 3:45 PM 229,762 Views 149 Comments

Government is to consider making it mandatory to self-isolate if you arrive in Ireland from abroad.

Flying somewhere for Christmas? Don't wrap any presents you're bringing onto the plane
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# Festive Flying

Flying somewhere for Christmas? Don't wrap any presents you're bringing onto the plane

Dec 21st 2019, 6:15 AM 10,236 Views 7 Comments

People will likely be requested to open any wrapped gifts while they go through airport security.

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

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties

Updated Dec 2nd 2019, 6:50 PM 30,469 Views 13 Comments

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

The government has agreed to buy an airport in Connemara
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The government has agreed to buy an airport in Connemara

Nov 26th 2019, 7:18 PM 42,805 Views 33 Comments

Cabinet approved plans to buy the airport, which is 28 kilometres west of Galway City, this afternoon.

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight
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# Early Hours

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight

Sep 12th 2019, 9:59 AM 95,098 Views 49 Comments

The incident occured after the two men had disembarked a flight from Palma to Dublin.

Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station
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# Hong Kong

Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station

Sep 1st 2019, 12:31 PM 9,961 Views 21 Comments

Video footage yesterday showed police pepper spraying protesters in a train carriage.

'Evacuate, evacuate': Flights were suspended at Stansted Airport last night after an aborted takeoff
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'Evacuate, evacuate': Flights were suspended at Stansted Airport last night after an aborted takeoff

Mar 2nd 2019, 8:26 AM 85,227 Views 30 Comments

The airport said that the aircraft had aborted its take off due to a suspected engine problem.

Sod turned on the new runway at Dublin Airport, but some residents are not happy
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# Noise Levels

Sod turned on the new runway at Dublin Airport, but some residents are not happy

Feb 14th 2019, 3:40 PM 42,438 Views 106 Comments

Residents who live next to the airport have accused the government of ignoring their concerns over noise levels.

No flights to or from Belgium due to strike; some Dublin flights cancelled
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# Skeyes

No flights to or from Belgium due to strike; some Dublin flights cancelled

Feb 13th 2019, 8:15 AM 9,596 Views 4 Comments

At least eight flights between Dublin and Belgium have been cancelled today as a result of the strike action.

Wayne Rooney arrested in US for public intoxication and swearing
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# Virginia

Wayne Rooney arrested in US for public intoxication and swearing

Jan 6th 2019, 7:59 PM 75,587 Views 60 Comments

Rooney was arrested by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority at Dulles International Airport.

How the revival of plans for a midlands airport in Offaly is getting the locals talking
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# Tubber

How the revival of plans for a midlands airport in Offaly is getting the locals talking

Jan 5th 2019, 7:30 PM 22,323 Views 11 Comments

The proposal suffered a setback during the recession, but recent developments have bought the project back into local conversation.

Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway
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# Germany

Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway

Dec 29th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,158 Views 15 Comments

Police arrested the driver.

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick
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# Travel Chaos

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:28 AM 39,163 Views 26 Comments

Flights resumed at Gatwick yesterday, but knock-on delays are still affecting passengers this weekend.

People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick
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# Grounded

People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick

Dec 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 35,002 Views 78 Comments

Hundreds of flights were cancelled and more than 100,000 passengers affected.

British army called in to hunt drones that left flights grounded at Gatwick
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# Standstill

British army called in to hunt drones that left flights grounded at Gatwick

Updated Dec 20th 2018, 9:20 PM 82,312 Views 121 Comments

Two drones were first seen flying over the Gatwick Airport airfield at around 9pm yesterday evening.

DAA awards north runway construction contract to Irish-Spanish consortium
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# Runway

DAA awards north runway construction contract to Irish-Spanish consortium

Oct 30th 2018, 3:39 PM 19,024 Views 47 Comments

The contract is for the design and construction of the new 3.1km north runway at Dublin Airport.

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 22,525 Views 32 Comments

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

Plane quarantined at JFK airport after passengers report feeling ill
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Plane quarantined at JFK airport after passengers report feeling ill

Sep 5th 2018, 3:44 PM 36,409 Views 23 Comments

Other passengers are now being allowed to disembark and are having their temperatures taken.

War veteran who killed five people in shooting at Florida airport sentenced to five life terms plus 120 years
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# Fort Lauderdale

War veteran who killed five people in shooting at Florida airport sentenced to five life terms plus 120 years

Aug 17th 2018, 9:32 PM 17,138 Views 39 Comments

He quickly dropped to the ground and peacefully surrendered to a sheriff’s deputy.

16,000 travellers stranded after massive volcanic eruption in Bali
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# Indonesia

16,000 travellers stranded after massive volcanic eruption in Bali

Jun 29th 2018, 8:27 AM 32,188 Views 20 Comments

Mount Agung last erupted in November. Bali’s economy has taken a pounding over the chaos caused by the volcano.

Nike's Brazil World Cup ad sees Ronaldo recreate iconic airport scene from 1998
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# Jogo Bonito

Nike's Brazil World Cup ad sees Ronaldo recreate iconic airport scene from 1998

Jun 5th 2018, 12:51 PM 11,559 Views 5 Comments

Hard to believe it’s 20 years since the original.

11 things that have definitely happened to you at the airport
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# Airport Travel

11 things that have definitely happened to you at the airport

Jun 4th 2018, 6:00 PM 5,965 Views 2 Comments

Liquid or gel? You’re not quite sure.

Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport
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Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport

Apr 20th 2018, 9:26 AM 15,079 Views 15 Comments

Nobody was hurt in the incident but hundreds of passengers had flights cancelled.

Aer Lingus apologises after people spend night in airport due to flight cancellations
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# Gatwick To Dublin

Aer Lingus apologises after people spend night in airport due to flight cancellations

Mar 19th 2018, 9:13 PM 53,621 Views 33 Comments

The flights were cancelled due to “lengthy waiting times for de-icing”.

Man dies following 'serious accident' at Heathrow airport
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# Crash

Man dies following 'serious accident' at Heathrow airport

Feb 14th 2018, 11:51 AM 42,016 Views 9 Comments

Two members of staff operating airport vehicles were involved in the incident.

All flights in and out of London City Airport cancelled after discovery of World War II bomb nearby
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# Closed

All flights in and out of London City Airport cancelled after discovery of World War II bomb nearby

Feb 12th 2018, 1:00 PM 68,684 Views 9 Comments

The ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, close to the runway of London’s most central airport.

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle
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# Unfair Dismissal

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle

Jan 5th 2018, 3:31 PM 90,904 Views 79 Comments

The man refused to drive a company vehicle that didn’t have tax, insurance or NCT discs.

Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike
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# Ryanair

Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike

Dec 6th 2017, 4:55 PM 12,241 Views 37 Comments

The warning comes following a letter from the Irish pilots’ union IALPA to Ryanair which states that the union will ballot its members for industrial action.

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

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.

Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York
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# Apology

Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York

Nov 4th 2017, 8:15 AM 29,910 Views 13 Comments

Pakistan International Airlines apologised for the error, saying it was “caused due to negligence”.

What kind of weapons were six US airplanes refused access to Ireland carrying?
# Munitions Of War
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# Munitions Of War

What kind of weapons were six US airplanes refused access to Ireland carrying?

Oct 7th 2017, 4:00 PM 63,369 Views 64 Comments

The description for the contents of most of the refused flights was ‘class 1 explosives’. The reasons for the refusals are as yet unclear however.

Relations between Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport have 'soured immensely'
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# Turbulence

Relations between Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport have 'soured immensely'

Oct 5th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,320 Views 19 Comments

The airline says it would redeploy aircraft if infrastructure isn’t improved.

Two women accused of assassinating North Korean leader's half brother plead not guilty at start of trial
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# Malaysia

Two women accused of assassinating North Korean leader's half brother plead not guilty at start of trial

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:40 AM 19,330 Views 0 Comments

Kim Jong-nam was killed by a toxic nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia last February.

Man caught at Sri Lankan airport with a kilogramme of gold hidden in his rectum
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# Colombo

Man caught at Sri Lankan airport with a kilogramme of gold hidden in his rectum

Sep 26th 2017, 8:41 AM 33,805 Views 51 Comments

The man is reportedly a courier for an organised smuggling ring.

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