Published on January 1st, 2018 | by Mark Dwyer


Top 10 Articles of 2017

Here’s a list of our top 10 article of 2017. This year was another great year for flyinginireland.com, visits increased by 11.4% and unique visitors were up by 10.8%. Thanks to all our visitors, wishing you all a very happy and prosperous 2018 from everyone at FII. Click the image or headline to read the full article.

1) Emirates A380 to visit Dublin Airport

2) Line up announced for the 2017 Bray Airshow

3) Interested in becoming an Air Traffic Controller?

4) New Irish Airline to start services from Waterford

5) Remembering ‘Rescue 111’

6) Preliminary Report Published into Rescue 116 Accident

7) Ryanair Announce New Charter Airline – Ryanair Sun

8) Aer Lingus unveil Douglas DC-3 painted in 1950’s Colours

9) A Light has gone out. Dave Ryan R.I.P.

10) CityJet Launch Cadet Pilot Program


About the Author

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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