Ever watched the trails made by passing planes on a sunny day?
Thu, 13 Mar, 2014
A technical issue at Swanwick air traffic control centre in southern England is causing delays to some flights at airports in Ireland and in the UK.
Sat, 07 Dec, 2013
AN AER LINGUS jet was forced to divert to London’s Heathrow Airport on Tuesday after getting caught up in heavy thunderstorms, however the airline has denied that the jet was struck by lightning.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2011
Disruption to flights eased today as the volcanic ash cloud moved away from Irish air space.
Thu, 06 May, 2010
Richard Branson’s airline Virgin Atlantic today confirmed its interest in bidding for Gatwick Airport as part of a consortium.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2008
Air traffic control company Nats today announced a dip in profits and a rise in flight delays.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2008
Heathrow was closed to incoming flights today in the wake of the anti-terror operation.
Thu, 10 Aug, 2006
British Airways said today it continued to review its ownership of Air Miles, amid speculation that the long-running loyalty scheme could be sold.
Sun, 23 Jul, 2006
The UK’s main aviation regulation body is “incompetent” and introduces measures that tax passengers, Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary told MPs today.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2006
A major security alert was sparked today after a man was seen acting suspiciously near aircraft at Manchester Airport.
Fri, 23 Sep, 2005
No-frills airlines adding to their roster of destinations helped the seven UK airports run by BAA to handle 5% more passengers in May.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2005
A New Year sales drive by airlines helped British airports operator BAA to hike passenger numbers last month, it said today.
Wed, 09 Feb, 2005
British telecoms group BT is set to launch its own pay-to-view television service in a bid to diversify away from its traditional telephone operations.
Sun, 19 Sep, 2004
Telecoms giant BT was today handed the task of developing a state-of-the-art communications system to cope with heavier traffic in the skies.
Thu, 19 Aug, 2004
UK air traffic control group Nats moved into the black today as the aviation industry overcame the turbulence that followed the September 11 attacks.
Fri, 18 Jun, 2004
Tens of thousands of airline passengers were today facing delays after the UK’s air traffic control system crashed.
Thu, 03 Jun, 2004
Aer Rianta has reported delays on all flights between Ireland and Britain this morning due to a computer hitch at the British air traffic control centre.
A HOLIDAY jet with 220 passengers on board had to abort take-off at Manchester Airport when a Ryanair plane just landed from Dublin taxied across its path, it was revealed yesterday.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2004
Mon, 06 Jan, 2003
A missed call to climb to a higher altitude led to a mid-air ‘‘near disaster’’ involving an F15 military fighter and a holiday jet carrying 234 passengers, an official accident report disclosed today.
Thu, 10 May, 2001
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