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#Aer Arann

# aer-arann - This year 2022

€4.9 million contract announced for flights to the Aran Islands
# Aran Islands
# Aran Islands

€4.9 million contract announced for flights to the Aran Islands

Jun 5th 2022, 1:30 PM 22,169 Views 9 Comments

The contract ensures the provision of a direct service from the mainland to the two smaller islands, Inis Meáin and Inis Oirr.

# aer-arann - All time

Government reaches agreement with Aer Árann to continue flights to the Aran Islands
# Aran Islands
# Aran Islands

Government reaches agreement with Aer Árann to continue flights to the Aran Islands

Dec 21st 2018, 2:06 PM 11,852 Views 11 Comments

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
# Taking Flight
# Taking Flight

Aran Islands air service tender re-issued after last year's controversy

Apr 4th 2016, 9:44 AM 9,419 Views 13 Comments

A previous tender was cancelled late last year.

Embattled Aer Arann service isn't going anywhere for another year
# Aran Islands
# Aran Islands

Embattled Aer Arann service isn't going anywhere for another year

Oct 12th 2015, 9:15 PM 10,973 Views 12 Comments

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
# Scrapped
# Scrapped

Aran Islands helicopter contract cancelled after backlash from locals

Sep 25th 2015, 9:02 PM 22,822 Views 54 Comments

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
# Aer Arann
# Aer Arann

Aran Islands helicopter contract on hold (for now), but residents are still concerned

Sep 11th 2015, 12:41 PM 8,019 Views 17 Comments

Locals say their objections have not yet been addressed.

'Abandoned' islanders slam scrapping of plane service
# Aer Arann
# Aer Arann

'Abandoned' islanders slam scrapping of plane service

Aug 31st 2015, 3:10 PM 22,516 Views 59 Comments

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?
# Forgotten Islands?
# Forgotten Islands?

What will become of the Aran Islands now that their airplane service is gone?

Aug 27th 2015, 6:36 PM 34,678 Views 62 Comments

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
# Keepsies No Backsies
# Keepsies No Backsies

Ryanair is off the hook for millions in Irish air travel taxes

Feb 5th 2015, 12:09 PM 15,370 Views 18 Comments

Low-cost airline: 1. European Commission: 0.

Wave goodbye to Aer Arann and say hello to Stobart Air
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

Wave goodbye to Aer Arann and say hello to Stobart Air

Mar 20th 2014, 7:30 AM 31,501 Views 45 Comments

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
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional

7 of the best things to come from Bristol

Feb 5th 2014, 3:51 PM 17,285 Views 35 Comments

The low-down on the best of Brizzle.

Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle
# Winter Schedule
# Winter Schedule

Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle

Oct 29th 2013, 8:20 AM 13,383 Views 45 Comments

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
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional

6 of the best things to come from Newcastle

Oct 15th 2013, 2:35 PM 27,367 Views 58 Comments

Whey aye, man.

Aer Lingus regional flight bursts tyre after landing in Cardiff
# Aviation
# Aviation

Aer Lingus regional flight bursts tyre after landing in Cardiff

Oct 11th 2013, 6:04 PM 12,231 Views 38 Comments

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
# Aer Arann
# Aer Arann

Aer Arann sells aircraft as part of profitability strategy

Sep 3rd 2013, 2:09 PM 8,308 Views 16 Comments

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
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus pilots balloted on strike action, but company says it has not been told

Aug 16th 2013, 10:10 AM 7,612 Views 42 Comments

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
# Strike
# Strike

Talks to avoid strike action by Aer Arann underway

Aug 15th 2013, 11:05 PM 5,677 Views 22 Comments

Aer Arann management and pilot representatives commenced their talks earlier this evening.

Here Is What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Monday

Aug 12th 2013, 10:07 PM 21,016 Views 19 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Ryanair to sue Channel 4 Dispatches, Aer Arann strike and testicle-eating fish.

Aer Arann pilots to strike next week
# Strike
# Strike

Aer Arann pilots to strike next week

Aug 12th 2013, 10:05 PM 9,721 Views 20 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Aer Arann buys €144 million worth of aircraft and announces 50 jobs

May 22nd 2013, 12:26 PM 13,094 Views 38 Comments

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
# Aer Arann
# Aer Arann

Aer Arann announces new routes, 16% rise in passenger numbers

Feb 12th 2013, 3:49 PM 11,303 Views 39 Comments

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
# Santa Claus
# Santa Claus

Thirty children from Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin fly on the Santa Express

Dec 2nd 2012, 6:07 PM 11,453 Views 28 Comments

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
# Waterford
# Waterford

Aer Arann announces termination of Waterford Airport service

Nov 5th 2012, 8:56 PM 11,630 Views 44 Comments

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
# Travel Tax
# Travel Tax

EU decision means government may seek extra taxes from airlines

Jul 25th 2012, 2:45 PM 3,296 Views 14 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Jul 22nd 2012, 7:45 PM 17,397 Views 5 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Aer Arann pilot strike called off
# Aer Arann
# Aer Arann

Aer Arann pilot strike called off

Jul 22nd 2012, 1:37 PM 2,831 Views 2 Comments

An agreement was reached between Aer Arann management and the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association this afternoon.

Plane tyre bursts on landing at Dublin Airport
# Runway
# Runway

Plane tyre bursts on landing at Dublin Airport

Jun 12th 2012, 12:26 PM 6,693 Views 12 Comments

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
# Aer Arann
# Aer Arann

'No agreement' on deal to end flights under Aer Arann brand

Mar 2nd 2012, 10:31 AM 3,130 Views 2 Comments

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
# Resignation
# Resignation

Paul Schutz resigns as Aer Arann CEO

Feb 9th 2012, 9:34 AM 4,569 Views 8 Comments

Board member Seán Brogan has been named interim CEO.

Galway airport workers begin sit-in to ensure redundancy payments
# Occupy
# Occupy

Galway airport workers begin sit-in to ensure redundancy payments

Feb 7th 2012, 8:21 AM 1,513 Views 16 Comments

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
# Airport
# Airport

Concern growing over future of Galway Airport

Feb 4th 2012, 7:52 PM 7,216 Views 65 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jan 21st 2012, 7:51 PM 4,908 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Abusive emails, alcohol tests and a triple limb transplant…

Pilot taken off Aer Arann flight crew after failing breath test
# Pilot
# Pilot

Pilot taken off Aer Arann flight crew after failing breath test

Jan 21st 2012, 4:44 PM 9,119 Views 13 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

47 staff cut at Galway Airport as Aer Arann suspends flights

Nov 1st 2011, 9:07 AM 1,113 Views 6 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Oct 12th 2011, 7:51 PM 1,481 Views 3 Comments

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
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus reports surge in passenger numbers

Sep 7th 2011, 8:05 AM 419 Views 3 Comments

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
# Aviation
# Aviation

Scottish airline to run Donegal to Dublin route

Aug 24th 2011, 12:14 PM 796 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Aer Arann will operate the Kerry/Dublin service.

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