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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 22 October, 2014

#Airport

# airport - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Air France plane grounded at Madrid airport due to suspected Ebola case Air Travel

Air France plane grounded at Madrid airport due to suspected Ebola case

A passenger travelling from Lagos in Nigeria is reported to have a fever and shivers

# airport - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Couple misses flight, bangs on window to get pilot’s attention Missed Connection

Couple misses flight, bangs on window to get pilot’s attention

And the video of the incident is going totally viral. Oops.

# airport - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Shannon Airport wins ‘Airport of the Year’ in European awards

This is the first time an Irish airport has won this award and judges singled it out because of its success in ending five years of “seemingly interminable decline”.

# airport - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Meet the dog that works in an airport returning people’s lost property Sniffed Out

Meet the dog that works in an airport returning people’s lost property

Sherlock the beagle works for KLM, returning items in a special little backpack.

# airport - Friday 19 September, 2014

Fancy yourself as the next Michael O’Leary? New third-level courses could be for you

DCU and the DAA have joined up to establish the Dublin Aviation Institute.

# airport - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Luas Cross City line could be extended into the north of Dublin Full Steam Ahead

Luas Cross City line could be extended into the north of Dublin

This comes as part of a number of proposals by the NTA on creating better connections throughout the north of the city.

# airport - Friday 5 September, 2014

Flying high: August was Knock Airport’s busiest month in history

Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.

# airport - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began Uh Oh

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began

There is currently an orange alert in place indicating an increased potential of an eruption.

# airport - Sunday 24 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Islamist fighters seize Tripoli airport Tensions Rise

Islamist fighters seize Tripoli airport

The country’s government has branded the Islamist militias as ‘terrorists’.

# airport - Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Australian couple stopped leaving Thailand with “surrogate” baby Airport

Australian couple stopped leaving Thailand with “surrogate” baby

The men were stopped because they didn’t have complete documents for the child.

# airport - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Almost 50 dead after plane crashes close to residential area in Iran – reports Tehran

Almost 50 dead after plane crashes close to residential area in Iran – reports

There were conflicting accounts of the airline that the plane belonged to.

# airport - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus flight diverted to Toulouse due to bomb scare at Perpignan airport France

Aer Lingus flight diverted to Toulouse due to bomb scare at Perpignan airport

Perpignan airport was evacuated due to a bomb scare this afternoon.

# airport - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Heartbreaking statement from devastated family who lost 3 children and grandad in MH17 Mh17

Heartbreaking statement from devastated family who lost 3 children and grandad in MH17

“No hate in the world is as strong as the love we have for our children, for Mo, for Evie, for Otis.”

# airport - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Homeless man jailed for 3 years for stealing bags from Heathrow Bag Man

Homeless man jailed for 3 years for stealing bags from Heathrow

The 59-year-old targeted people who were travelling on their own, waited until they were distracted, and then took their bags.

# airport - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

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.

# airport - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

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.

# airport - Friday 4 July, 2014

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 The Daily Edge Two guys got stuck in an airport overnight, and filmed themselves having the greatest time Best Night Ever

# airport - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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….

# airport - Saturday 28 June, 2014

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.

# airport - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

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.

# airport - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

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…

# airport - Monday 16 June, 2014

€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.

# airport - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 reasons people on holidays should be banned from social media So Bitter

9 reasons people on holidays should be banned from social media

Just stop it with your happiness.

# airport - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

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 The Daily Edge Man gets stuck at airport overnight, makes amazing music video All By Myself

# airport - Monday 9 June, 2014

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.

# airport - Monday 19 May, 2014

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.

# airport - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

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.

# airport - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

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.

# airport - Friday 18 April, 2014

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.

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