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Von Der Leyen promises sanctions for Belarus over diverted flight as detained activist appears in video
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Von Der Leyen promises sanctions for Belarus over diverted flight as detained activist appears in video

Updated May 24th 2021, 7:48 PM 95,547 Views 127 Comments
  • Journalist Roman Protasevich was detained on Sunday after the flight was diverted to Minsk
  • Micheál Martin said the incident was "a state-sponsored coercive act" and "absolutely unacceptable"
  • It is suspected that KGB agents were present on the Ryanair flight
'Whoops' as DeChambeau flies 1,000 miles home, then learns he made cut
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'Whoops' as DeChambeau flies 1,000 miles home, then learns he made cut

May 8th 2021, 8:05 PM 17,921 Views 5 Comments

The 27-year-old American fired a three-under par 68 on Saturday to stand on one-under par 212 after 54 holes.

German MP dies in Limerick after flight makes emergency stop at Shannon
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German MP dies in Limerick after flight makes emergency stop at Shannon

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:58 AM 148,341 Views 35 Comments

German media has named the woman as Karin Strenz, a member of the German federal parliament.

Divers recover black box from crashed Indonesia plane
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Divers recover black box from crashed Indonesia plane

Jan 12th 2021, 11:06 AM 11,296 Views 1 Comment

The Boeing 737-500 crashed into the ocean shortly after take-off from Jakarta on Saturday.

Last-minute flight out of London arranged for 'hundreds' of Irish passengers
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Last-minute flight out of London arranged for 'hundreds' of Irish passengers

Dec 21st 2020, 9:59 AM 83,843 Views 163 Comments

Footage emerged on social media showing queues of passengers who had arrived at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5.

Covid-19 transmission aboard flight into Ireland linked to 59 cases during the summer
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Covid-19 transmission aboard flight into Ireland linked to 59 cases during the summer

Oct 25th 2020, 1:59 PM 70,104 Views 70 Comments

The outbreak occurred despite low levels of occupancy aboard the flight from the Middle East to Ireland during the summer.

Dutch government taking Russia to court over ‘shooting down’ of MH17 flight
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Dutch government taking Russia to court over ‘shooting down’ of MH17 flight

Jul 10th 2020, 4:53 PM 8,849 Views 6 Comments

A missile fired from territory controlled by pro-Moscow Ukrainian rebels blew the plane out of the sky on 17 July 2014.

Survivor tells of 'turbulence' and pilot's warning before Pakistan plane crash
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Survivor tells of 'turbulence' and pilot's warning before Pakistan plane crash

May 23rd 2020, 7:07 PM 30,502 Views 12 Comments

Mohammad Zubair said the flight had been smooth until just before landing when it jolted violently and that was the last thing he remembered.

Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds
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Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds

Mar 30th 2020, 1:12 PM 183,626 Views 108 Comments

The flight struck a flock of birds shortly after take-off.

Irish people in Spain who want to come home told to return by Thursday night
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Irish people in Spain who want to come home told to return by Thursday night

Mar 15th 2020, 6:01 PM 65,022 Views 104 Comments

Spanish airports will remain open for a number of days to facilitate the exodus from the country.

Coronavirus: Irish citizens might get place on French evacuation flight from China
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Coronavirus: Irish citizens might get place on French evacuation flight from China

Jan 30th 2020, 1:59 PM 16,792 Views 27 Comments

A separate flight is leaving for the UK at 9pm Irish time tonight.

Chilean military plane 'disappears' with 38 passengers on board
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Chilean military plane 'disappears' with 38 passengers on board

Dec 10th 2019, 7:19 AM 18,866 Views 9 Comments

The C-130 Hercules carried 17 crew members and 21 passengers.

Aer Lingus flight forced to return to Dublin Airport after crew report 'smell' on board
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Aer Lingus flight forced to return to Dublin Airport after crew report 'smell' on board

Aug 30th 2019, 9:54 AM 66,448 Views 45 Comments

The flight landed safely in Dublin at 9.05am and was met at the terminal by ground crews and engineers.

Aer Lingus apologises as customers unable to download boarding passes
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Aer Lingus apologises as customers unable to download boarding passes

Aug 26th 2019, 11:15 AM 25,441 Views 40 Comments

The airline said it was a technical issue.

US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems
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US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:16 PM 24,871 Views 1 Comment

There were 146 passengers and crew on board.

4 people charged with murder over downing of flight MH17
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4 people charged with murder over downing of flight MH17

Jun 19th 2019, 12:52 PM 18,992 Views 0 Comments

The plane travelling between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur was hit by a Russian-made missile in July 2014.

Punches thrown, vodka downed and music blared on chaotic Ryanair flight to Malta
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Punches thrown, vodka downed and music blared on chaotic Ryanair flight to Malta

May 2nd 2019, 7:42 AM 174,806 Views 76 Comments

RTÉ reporter Kieran Dineen has said several brawls broke out during the flight.

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men
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Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men

Mar 8th 2019, 3:04 PM 14,140 Views 5 Comments

Andrew Hill said he was “truly sorry” for the part he played in the deaths.

'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 85,248 Views 30 Comments

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

Retired garda searches for family of unidentified victim in 1968 Wexford plane crash
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Retired garda searches for family of unidentified victim in 1968 Wexford plane crash

Jan 6th 2019, 7:05 AM 55,410 Views 21 Comments

There were 33 male passengers whose bodies were never recovered and Gerry Kealy is working through the families to rule them out.

Flight returns to Dublin Airport after being forced to abort landing due to wind
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Flight returns to Dublin Airport after being forced to abort landing due to wind

Updated Nov 27th 2018, 1:20 PM 76,810 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, another flight diverted to Shannon Airport after a woman was reported to be experiencing contractions.

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 36,423 Views 23 Comments

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

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TV presenter Richard Bacon has emerged from a six-day coma

Jul 16th 2018, 3:29 PM 55,295 Views 21 Comments

Bacon was hospitalised with an undiagnosed double chest infection on 5 July following a transatlantic flight.

Pilots to meet with Ryanair management on Wednesday as strike planned for Thursday
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Pilots to meet with Ryanair management on Wednesday as strike planned for Thursday

Jul 9th 2018, 5:31 PM 10,851 Views 21 Comments

The union expects that Thursday’s scheduled industrial action will go ahead.

Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers
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Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers

Jun 17th 2018, 6:13 PM 107,994 Views 126 Comments

A Ryanair spokesperson said that three passengers became “disruptive” during the flight.

'Surprising' level of interest in direct flight from Dublin to Asia
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'Surprising' level of interest in direct flight from Dublin to Asia

Apr 28th 2018, 9:45 AM 32,088 Views 24 Comments

The new Dublin to Hong Kong route has attracted interest from Chinese, Japanese and Filipino globetrotters.

Man (47) who ingested 100 pellets of cocaine before flying into Dublin remanded to Cloverhill
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Man (47) who ingested 100 pellets of cocaine before flying into Dublin remanded to Cloverhill

Apr 18th 2018, 8:02 PM 18,137 Views 0 Comments

Revenue officers seized a total 1.4kgs of cocaine with a street value of €98,000.

Woman dies after being left hanging half outside plane after its engine blew
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Woman dies after being left hanging half outside plane after its engine blew

Apr 18th 2018, 6:55 AM 87,720 Views 32 Comments

Witnesses described efforts to pull the woman back into the plane after the window shattered, depressurising the cabin.

Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines
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Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines

Apr 12th 2018, 8:15 AM 24,605 Views 38 Comments

Long was fired in August after the incident.

British officials search inbound plane from Moscow over security fears
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British officials search inbound plane from Moscow over security fears

Mar 31st 2018, 4:45 PM 22,810 Views 38 Comments

Britain said it conducts routine checks on aircraft to protect the UK from organised crime.

First direct Australia-Europe scheduled flight touches down in Heathrow after 17 hours
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First direct Australia-Europe scheduled flight touches down in Heathrow after 17 hours

Mar 25th 2018, 7:37 AM 57,535 Views 28 Comments

Qantas’ 14,498km journey from Perth to London is the world’s third-longest passenger flight.

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport after captain fell ill
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Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport after captain fell ill

Jan 24th 2018, 2:25 PM 22,885 Views 23 Comments

The plane was travelling from Florida to Copenhagen at the time.

'It was like hell': Passengers terrified as 'shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight forced turn back
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'It was like hell': Passengers terrified as 'shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight forced turn back

Jan 19th 2018, 8:28 AM 33,541 Views 23 Comments

Flight MH122 was heading from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur when one of its engines shut down.

Ryanair has delayed the introduction of its new stricter cabin bag rules
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Ryanair has delayed the introduction of its new stricter cabin bag rules

Oct 24th 2017, 12:50 PM 27,970 Views 47 Comments

The new changes will now take effect in January.

Aer Lingus flight returns to Dublin after 'significant damage' to runway lights discovered
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Aer Lingus flight returns to Dublin after 'significant damage' to runway lights discovered

Oct 20th 2017, 8:27 PM 39,963 Views 45 Comments

The flight was 15 minutes into its journey when the crew was contacted by air traffic controllers.

Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight
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Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight

Oct 18th 2017, 7:16 AM 17,450 Views 18 Comments

A video went viral in April of officers pulling passenger David Dao off the flight.

Rogue bat flies into Kerry home, causes ructions, gets caught on video
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Rogue bat flies into Kerry home, causes ructions, gets caught on video

Sep 5th 2017, 8:43 PM 65,303 Views 29 Comments

The bat was an intruder that Tadhg Fleming and his family are unlikely to forget in a hurry.

Aer Lingus to charge for blankets - but only for transatlantic passengers on new cheap fare
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Aer Lingus to charge for blankets - but only for transatlantic passengers on new cheap fare

Sep 5th 2017, 12:03 PM 22,334 Views 45 Comments

The Saver Fare was introduced last Thursday – but it’s not expected to be more popular than the previous low-fare option, Smart Fare.

Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach
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Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:30 PM 23,357 Views 0 Comments

The instructor could be heard telling a control tower that the plane had suffered engine failure.

EasyJet passenger allegedly punched by an airport worker in Nice
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EasyJet passenger allegedly punched by an airport worker in Nice

Jul 31st 2017, 1:13 PM 18,714 Views 36 Comments

The flight the passenger was due to fly on was delayed for hours.

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