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#Airport

From TheJournal.ie So what happens when you leave an intern in charge of a busy airport runway? Collision Course

So what happens when you leave an intern in charge of a busy airport runway?

You might end up with two planes almost colliding, which is what happened last month in Vietnam.

From TheJournal.ie Largest flying bird EVER (with a wingspan of 6.4 metres) found at airport Avian Flew

Largest flying bird EVER (with a wingspan of 6.4 metres) found at airport

Its wings were so big that it wouldn’t have been able to get airborne easily.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus growing strongly, but they've still carried less in 2014 than Ryanair did last month On The Up

Aer Lingus growing strongly, but they've still carried less in 2014 than Ryanair did last month

All in all, both airlines customer numbers are going in the right direction.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about the cancelled Garth Brooks gigs, Enda in Germany and the price of cigarettes….

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 Stuck trying to find a parking space? This robot will park your car for you Sweet Spot

Stuck trying to find a parking space? This robot will park your car for you

If you happen to be in Düsseldorf airport, that is.

From TheJournal.ie "We are now a blood-ridden country": Margaretta D'Arcy rounds on TDs over Shannon... Extraordinary Rendition

"We are now a blood-ridden country": Margaretta D'Arcy rounds on TDs over Shannon...

Some of them looked pretty stunned at the tirade…

From TheJournal.ie €780mn airport pension hole: Expert panel urges Aer Lingus and DAA to pay more Plugging The Gap

€780mn airport pension hole: Expert panel urges Aer Lingus and DAA to pay more

The plan may face problems being passed by Aer Lingus shareholders, however.

9 reasons people on holidays should be banned from social media

Just stop it with your happiness.

From TheJournal.ie Cork air crash: Inquest returns verdicts of accidental death Manx2

Cork air crash: Inquest returns verdicts of accidental death

The Fairchild Metro EC-ITP aircraft crashed, overturned and caught fire on its third attempt to land at the airport in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Karachi international airport reopens after siege which killed 30 Pakistan

Karachi international airport reopens after siege which killed 30

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the assault on the airport, which began last night.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus regional traffic up, up and away by 35 per cent Taking Flight

Aer Lingus regional traffic up, up and away by 35 per cent

A strong Easter and new routes are driving the gains made by the short hop carrier.

From TheJournal.ie There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day Come Fly With Me

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day

Air traffic figures for April show an increase at all three airports with Shannon seeing a significant rise of over 30 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie 349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused Mick Wallace

349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused

However, thirteen overflights were refused due to the nature of their cargo.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in number of passengers going through Irish airports this Easter Lets Fly Away

Increase in number of passengers going through Irish airports this Easter

More than 250,000 people are expected to pass through Dublin airport this weekend.

An Irish dancing flashmob took over Shannon Airport

Ballaí Luimní with the baggage handlers, anyone?

From TheJournal.ie Ratings agency S&P is a Ryanair fan, praising ‘industry-leading operating efficiency’ Thumbs Up

Ratings agency S&P is a Ryanair fan, praising ‘industry-leading operating efficiency’

The ratings agency did however note Ryanair’s ‘reputation for providing less customer-friendly services than some of its peers’.

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair's legal fees over strike injunction Legal Fees

SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair's legal fees over strike injunction

Justice Gilligan placed a stay on the ruling subject to a full hearing on the issues around the strike.

From TheJournal.ie Cigarettes hidden in 12 suitcases seized at Cork Airport Seized

Cigarettes hidden in 12 suitcases seized at Cork Airport

Officers stopped and searched four men as they disembarked a flight from Wroclaw last night.

From TheJournal.ie High Court halts airport strikes by granting injunction to DAA Strike Off

High Court halts airport strikes by granting injunction to DAA

Dublin Airport Authority welcomed the decision today which directs SIPTU to withdraw its planned industrial action at Dublin and Cork airports this Friday.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning, want to know what’s making headlines this morning? It’s all here.

From TheJournal.ie Mandate union withdraws from strike action at DAA Called Off

Mandate union withdraws from strike action at DAA

General Secretary John Douglas said they will attend a meeting with the expert panel this Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus rebooks customers to avoid air strike chaos on St Patrick’s weekend Intervention

Aer Lingus rebooks customers to avoid air strike chaos on St Patrick’s weekend

A panel of experts is to examine problems in the pension fund at the centre of the dispute but SIPTU said today it is still not in a position to call of the work stoppages planned for Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports.

From TheJournal.ie Armed men are patrolling one of Ukraine's main airports Escalation

Armed men are patrolling one of Ukraine's main airports

However the airport is operating normally, despite their presence.

From TheJournal.ie New 'Luas on rubber wheels' could cut commute times by almost 40 per cent Dublin

New 'Luas on rubber wheels' could cut commute times by almost 40 per cent

Three special ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ routes could be built at a cost of up to €650 million. It’s planned the first will be between the city centre and Swords.

6 ways Ryanair's fully allocated seating will change your life

These flights, they are a’changing.

From TheJournal.ie Pilots say there are "significant issues" within aviation industry Cork Airport Crash

Pilots say there are "significant issues" within aviation industry

The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association were commenting on a report that said tiredness and ‘inadequate training’ were factors in a crash at Cork Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Weekly protests planned over jailing of 79-year-old peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy

Weekly protests planned over jailing of 79-year-old peace activist

Film-maker and writer Margaretta D’Arcy was jailed for trespassing at Shannon Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Up, up, up: Passenger traffic at Dublin Airport Air Traffic

Up, up, up: Passenger traffic at Dublin Airport

As a result of the passenger rise, DAA will pay a €5.6 million rebate to airlines who saw passenger growth in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Knock Airport has second-busiest year in 28 years Air Travel

Knock Airport has second-busiest year in 28 years

Around 665,000 passengers used the Mayo airport last year – and this year could top 700,000.

Parody song perfectly sums up the experience of flying Ryanair

Now showing at a gate that couldn’t be further away.

From TheJournal.ie Flights diverted and delayed at Dublin Airport because of gusty winds Get Me Home For Xmas This post contains images

Flights diverted and delayed at Dublin Airport because of gusty winds

Travellers are hoping the winds will die down so they get home for Christmas.

Niall Horan is stuck in an airport and Twitter is apoplectic as a result

The wind is wreaking havoc on the One Direction singer’s travel plans.

From TheJournal.ie British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport Crash

British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport

The airline has stated that all passengers disembarked safely.

Airport security guard saves baby in diving catch

How did he move so quickly?

Authorities release images of woman who abandoned alligator at Chicago airport

The sick reptile was found in the airport earlier this month.

Here are some hilarious responses to Richard Dawkins' honey rant

Here are some hilarious responses to Richard Dawkins' honey rant

After having some honey confiscated at the airport, he proclaimed ‘Bin Laden has won’.

From TheJournal.ie LAX gunman charged, carried note saying he planned to kill 'multiple' agents LAX Shooting

LAX gunman charged, carried note saying he planned to kill 'multiple' agents

A prosecutor yesterday told how Paul Ciancia allegedly opened fire at “point-blank range” on Gerardo Hernandez, the first TSA agent killed since the office was created