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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Aer Arann

Last year
€4.9 million contract announced for flights to the Aran Islands
The contract ensures the provision of a direct service from the mainland to the two smaller islands, Inis Meáin and Inis Oirr.
All time
Government reaches agreement with Aer Árann to continue flights to the Aran Islands
A contract with Aer Árann will run from today until 30 September 2019.
Aran Islands air service tender re-issued after last year's controversy
A previous tender was cancelled late last year.
Embattled Aer Arann service isn't going anywhere for another year
The Department of the Gaeltacht said its contract with the airline has been extended for one year, at a cost of €1.62 million.
Aran Islands helicopter contract cancelled after backlash from locals
The contract had caused deep concern among residents of the three islands.
Aran Islands helicopter contract on hold (for now), but residents are still concerned
Locals say their objections have not yet been addressed.
'Abandoned' islanders slam scrapping of plane service
The decision has caused deep concern among residents of the three islands.
What will become of the Aran Islands now that their airplane service is gone?
A new tender for the commuter service to the islands has been given to a Galway helicopter firm at the expense of Aer Arann Islands, the holder of the tender for the last 45 years.
Ryanair is off the hook for millions in Irish air travel taxes
Low-cost airline: 1. European Commission: 0.
Wave goodbye to Aer Arann and say hello to Stobart Air
Stobart Group acquired a shareholding in Aer Arann in 2010 following the airline’s examinership, and is the airline’s largest shareholder.
7 of the best things to come from Bristol
The low-down on the best of Brizzle.
Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle
The airline also announced the addition of 10,000 seats to London Southend due to increased popularity with the route.
6 of the best things to come from Newcastle
Whey aye, man.
Aer Lingus regional flight bursts tyre after landing in Cardiff
There were no injuries and the plane stopped safely, but a runway at Cardiff Airport was closed for some time.
Aer Arann sells aircraft as part of profitability strategy
The company aims to get back to profitability, so has sold one plane to Myanmar Airways.
Aer Lingus pilots balloted on strike action, but company says it has not been told
Staff at the airline are believed to be angered by plans to have them cover the routes of striking Aer Arann pilots.
Talks to avoid strike action by Aer Arann underway
Aer Arann management and pilot representatives commenced their talks earlier this evening.
Here Is What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about Ryanair to sue Channel 4 Dispatches, Aer Arann strike and testicle-eating fish.
Aer Arann pilots to strike next week
The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA) voted by a 91% margin to begin strike action next Tuesday.
Aer Arann buys €144 million worth of aircraft and announces 50 jobs
The airline outlines a plan to double its annual passengers to over two million over the next five years.
Aer Arann announces new routes, 16% rise in passenger numbers
The airline said it has completed a successful restructuring programme which signals a “new beginning” for the company.
Thirty children from Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin fly on the Santa Express
The children were accompanied by Santa’s elves on the Santa Express and treated to a day of fun at his grotto and Adventure Island before flying back to Dublin.
Aer Arann announces termination of Waterford Airport service
The decision, effective from January, will see routes from Waterford to London Southend, London Luton and Manchester affected.
EU decision means government may seek extra taxes from airlines
The European Commission says the previous version of the travel tax was unfair to Irish airlines – who must now cough up extra.
The Evening Fix: Sunday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
Aer Arann pilot strike called off
An agreement was reached between Aer Arann management and the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association this afternoon.
Plane tyre bursts on landing at Dublin Airport
The plane had just arrived from the Isle of Man when the incident happened. All 29 passengers were unhurt and disembarked safely.
'No agreement' on deal to end flights under Aer Arann brand
The company said a move to operate entirely under the Aer Lingus name is yet to be finalised.
Paul Schutz resigns as Aer Arann CEO
Board member Seán Brogan has been named interim CEO.
Galway airport workers begin sit-in to ensure redundancy payments
The airport will continue to operate as normal as staff say they will continue to work during the sit-in.
Concern growing over future of Galway Airport
Labour TD says that the AG and Dept of Finance are looking into a recent banking decision which could seriously impact on the airport’s ability to operate.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In tonight’s Fix: Abusive emails, alcohol tests and a triple limb transplant…
Pilot taken off Aer Arann flight crew after failing breath test
The flight from Bristol to Cork was delayed for several hours on Thursday while a replacement pilot was found.
47 staff cut at Galway Airport as Aer Arann suspends flights
Aer Arann made the surprise decision to suspend its flights at Galway Airport for the winter season from today, which means the majority of airport staff have to be cut.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In tonight’s Fix: The latest in the Áras race; sparks fly between RTÉ and TV3; and can we tell what babies are thinking?
Aer Lingus reports surge in passenger numbers
The flag-carrying airline says passenger bookings grew by 4.1 per cent in August, with a short-haul surge covering Irene disruption.
Scottish airline to run Donegal to Dublin route
Meanwhile, Aer Arann will operate the Kerry/Dublin service.