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Airport

# airport - Yesterday’s News

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.

# airport - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge An Irish dancing flashmob took over Shannon Airport Everybody Dance Now

An Irish dancing flashmob took over Shannon Airport

Ballaí Luimní with the baggage handlers, anyone?

# airport - Friday 21 March, 2014

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’.

# airport - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

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.

# airport - Monday 17 March, 2014

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.

# airport - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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.

# airport - Monday 10 March, 2014

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.

# airport - Monday 3 March, 2014

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.

# airport - Friday 28 February, 2014

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.

# airport - Monday 3 February, 2014

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.

# airport - Friday 31 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 ways Ryanair’s fully allocated seating will change your life Up In The Air

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

These flights, they are a’changing.

# airport - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

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.

# airport - Saturday 18 January, 2014

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.

# airport - Monday 13 January, 2014

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.

# airport - Friday 10 January, 2014

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.

# airport - Friday 27 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Parody song perfectly sums up the experience of flying Ryanair You'll Be Back

Parody song perfectly sums up the experience of flying Ryanair

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

# airport - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

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.

# airport - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Niall Horan is stuck in an airport and Twitter is apoplectic as a result Wand Erection

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 - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Airport security guard saves baby in diving catch Great Save

Airport security guard saves baby in diving catch

How did he move so quickly?

# airport - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge This guy went on a night out in Manchester and woke up in Paris The Hangover Part 4

This guy went on a night out in Manchester and woke up in Paris

He should probably leave his passport at home next time.

# airport - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Authorities release images of woman who abandoned alligator at Chicago airport Gator Aid

Authorities release images of woman who abandoned alligator at Chicago airport

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

# airport - Monday 4 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 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’.

# airport - Sunday 3 November, 2013

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

# airport - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man arrived at Dublin Airport after swallowing 0.5kgs of cocaine Drugs

Man arrived at Dublin Airport after swallowing 0.5kgs of cocaine

The man (34) was a UK national who had taken a flight from Sao Paulo in Brazil.

# airport - Friday 25 October, 2013

Irish company to recruit 70 engineers after winning €16m contract in Abu Dhabi

Kelly Steel Engineering is to build a 3,500 tonne baggage handling facility at Abu Dhabi’s new Airport.

# airport - Saturday 19 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie FBI investigating rise in lasers targeting commercial airplanes FBI

FBI investigating rise in lasers targeting commercial airplanes

This follows two incidents on Tuesday in which lasers were pointed at the cockpits of planes.

# airport - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Scotland Yard breaks international drugs ring Cocaine

Scotland Yard breaks international drugs ring

Police seized millions of pounds worth of cocaine in dawn raids in London.

# airport - Friday 4 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise Travel

Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise

More than 60,000 passengers travelled through the airport last month.

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down in September

There was growth in some areas with a surge in the number of long-haul passengers.

# airport - Monday 23 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Heavy fog hits flights at Cork Airport, but situation is “improving” Cork Airport

Heavy fog hits flights at Cork Airport, but situation is “improving”

Incoming flights have been diverted, while a number of flights have been cancelled as heavy fog settles over Cork.

# airport - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Baby dies in tragic accident on Spanish airport luggage belt RIP

Baby dies in tragic accident on Spanish airport luggage belt

The five-month-old boy was trapped on a luggage carousel.

From TheJournal.ie Pilot arrested at English airport on suspicion of being drunk Airport

Pilot arrested at English airport on suspicion of being drunk

The airline said the pilot has been grounded after he was arrested at Leeds Bradford airport last night.

# airport - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

From The Score Wallabies star James O’Connor thrown out of Perth Airport Trouble

Wallabies star James O’Connor thrown out of Perth Airport

The winger was allegedly intoxicated when he was not allowed to board a flight.

# airport - Monday 9 September, 2013

German tourists boost passenger numbers at Knock Airport

Over 85,000 passengers passed through the airport last month with numbers travelling to popular sun destinations also up.

# airport - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Just one air traffic controller to work night shift at Cork Airport from January Cork Airport

Just one air traffic controller to work night shift at Cork Airport from January

The Irish Aviation Authority said that reduced flight numbers and charges as well as cuts in revenue per flight have made current service levels “unsustainable”.

# airport - Friday 16 August, 2013

# airport - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

French Government seeks clarification from Ryanair following documentary

Ryanair has threatened to sue the makers of Dispatches over the safety claims made in Monday night’s programme.

# airport - Saturday 10 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead Connecticut

Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead

The propeller-driven plane struck two small homes near Tweed New Haven Airport in Connecticut, USA. The victims have not yet been identified.

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