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#Aer Arann

# aer-arann - Friday 21 December, 2018

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.

# aer-arann - Monday 4 April, 2016

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

A previous tender was cancelled late last year.

# aer-arann - Monday 12 October, 2015

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.

# aer-arann - Friday 25 September, 2015

Aran Islands helicopter contract cancelled after backlash from locals

The contract had caused deep concern among residents of the three islands.

# aer-arann - Friday 11 September, 2015

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

Locals say their objections have not yet been addressed.

# aer-arann - Monday 31 August, 2015

'Abandoned' islanders slam scrapping of plane service

The decision has caused deep concern among residents of the three islands.

# aer-arann - Thursday 27 August, 2015

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.

# aer-arann - Thursday 5 February, 2015

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

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

# aer-arann - Thursday 20 March, 2014

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.

# aer-arann - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 of the best things to come from Bristol Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional

7 of the best things to come from Bristol

The low-down on the best of Brizzle.

# aer-arann - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

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.

# aer-arann - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

6 of the best things to come from Newcastle

Whey aye, man.

# aer-arann - Friday 11 October, 2013

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 - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

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-arann - Friday 16 August, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

# aer-arann - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Talks to avoid strike action by Aer Arann underway

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

# aer-arann - Monday 12 August, 2013

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.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# aer-arann - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

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.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine things to know before you start your Wednesday.

# aer-arann - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

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.

# aer-arann - Sunday 2 December, 2012

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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 - Monday 5 November, 2012

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.

# aer-arann - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

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.

# aer-arann - Sunday 22 July, 2012

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.

# aer-arann - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

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.

# aer-arann - Friday 2 March, 2012

'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.

# aer-arann - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Paul Schutz resigns as Aer Arann CEO

Board member Seán Brogan has been named interim CEO.

# aer-arann - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

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.

# aer-arann - Saturday 4 February, 2012

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.

# aer-arann - Saturday 21 January, 2012

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.

# aer-arann - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

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.

# aer-arann - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

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-arann - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

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.

# aer-arann - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Scottish airline to run Donegal to Dublin route

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

# aer-arann - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Shannon airport reopens following incident

No one was injured in the earlier incident involving an Aer Lingus Regional flight.

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