Ryanair passenger storms tarmac telling plane to wait before being pinned by police

Passenger Patrick Kehoe, 23, arrived for his Ryanair flight at Dublin Airport in the early hours. However, he was told that he had missed his boarding time and the gates were closed. After hearing this, he then stormed the tarmac before yelling at the pilot to wait. Police officers stopped him from entering the plane […]

Solar panels replaced tarmac on a motorway. Here are the results.

Enlarge / A road to nowhere? (credit: Robert B.D. Brice/Wattway) Four years ago a viral campaign wooed the world with a promise of fighting climate change and jump-starting the economy by replacing tarmac on the world’s roads with solar panels. The bold idea has undergone some road testing since then. The first results from preliminary […]

The Airport Tarmac Dancer Is Back and He’ll Make Your Day

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WATCH: Extreme weather forces commercial plane to lift OFF the tarmac

The incredible footage was shot during Typhoon Soudelor on an airport tarmac in Taiwan.  Blustery conditions saw the ground flooded as fierce rain sleeted in sideways.  Extreme winds blew mist along the tarmac as the commercial plane sat stationary in its place.  But as the camera zoomed in, the jet’s front double wheel lifted right […]

Why Airplanes Get Stuck on the Tarmac, And What Happens When They Do

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Passengers Call 911 During Five-Hour Tarmac Delay With No Food or Water

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Delta Air Lines REMOVE passenger for using TOILET after 30 minute delay on tarmac

Kima Hamilton, 39, was on a flight from Atlanta to Milwaukee on April 18 when the pilot turned the plane around and removed the passenger.  The DJ and poet had used the toilet after initially being refused permission by stewards; the plane had been sat stationary on the tarmac for over 30 minutes when the […]

British Airways passengers stranded on Heathrow tarmac for FOUR hours due to plane FAULT

Flight BA285 was due to depart from London Heathrow for San Francisco at 11.30am on Wednesday.  But by 3pm, the British Airways (BA) plane was still on the tarmac, due to a “technical fault”.  Disgruntled passengers took to social media to vent their frustration at being trapped in the cabin for hours.  One Londoner who […]

FOIA lawsuit seeks docs on tarmac meeting between Loretta Lynch & Bill Clinton

A conservative watchdog group is suing the US Justice Department over records related to the private meeting of former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton as Hillary Clinton was under investigation during the 2016 campaign. On Wednesday, Judicial Watch announced they had filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the […]