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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Aer Lingus

This year
# Technical Difficulties
Aer Lingus website and apps working again after earlier outage
The airline did not confirm what caused the outage.
# Security
Man arrested at Dublin Airport for boarding plane without passport or boarding pass
Gardaí confirmed that they arrested and charged a man in his 40s for trespassing offences at Dublin airport.
# Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus website and app restored after suffering tech issues for two hours
The webiste and app were out of operation from approximately 11:30am to 1:30pm today.
Last year
# lost in new york
Aer Lingus flight from New York to Dublin cancelled due to technical issue with plane
The airline has pledged to ensure all affected passengers leave New York by tomorrow evening.
# Travel Disruption
53 flights cancelled at Dublin Airport as passengers advised to check airlines for updates
It comes after over 140 flights were cancelled at the airport yesterday due to the weather conditions.
# Dublin Airport
Cold weather severely disrupts Dublin Airport as 143 flights cancelled
DAA confirmed the cancellations this evening.
# Flight Cancellations
700 Aer Lingus customers still waiting on compensation for flight cancellations last month
Aer Lingus representatives are appearing before politicians to answer questions about the outage.
# New York
Taoiseach pays tribute to crew on diverted flight, says it's unfortunate he missed Biden reception
The Taoiseach missed a reception dinner hosted by US President Joe Biden last night.
# UN General Assembly
Taoiseach's flight from Dublin to New York forced to return to Ireland due to a bird strike
The Taoiseach was able to catch a later flight to New York following the incident.
# Technical Difficulties
Aer Lingus apologises after customers left unable to check-in online
The airline has said its online check-in and manage trip services are “back up and running”.
# Flight Cancellations
Aer Lingus says mass flight cancellation caused by broken fibre optic cable in UK
Over 50 flights were cancelled by the airline last Saturday.
# French Strikes
European passengers hit with further travel chaos as French air traffic controllers strike today
A number of Irish flights have been cancelled and impacted customers have been contacted.
# Flight Cancellations
'The whole thing was a mess': Stranded abroad and six hours on hold, passengers fume at Aer Lingus chaos
The airline cancelled over 50 flights to and from Dublin Airport on Saturday.
# Travel Disruption
Aer Lingus apologises for 'severe disruption' and expects to operate full schedule today
The airline cancelled 55 flights over the weekend.
# Dublin Airport
Aer Lingus 'planning for normal operations' today, affected customers can apply for refunds
The airline cancelled over 50 flights at Dublin Airport yesterday.
# Delays
Aer Lingus says Sunday will 'operate as normal' after cancelling 51 flights due to IT error
Thousands of people have been queuing inside and outside Dublin Airport today due to long delays.
# Cancelled
Aer Lingus confirms further flight cancellations this weekend
Ten flights destined for Munich, Lyon, Bordeaux and Gatwick have been axed.
# lost baggage
The luggage is piling up at Dublin Airport, so what are your rights if your bag is lost?
Transport Minister Eamon Ryan has met with both Ryanair and Aer Lingus on the baggage issues.
# grounded
Covid-19 and industrial action in France blamed for cancelled weekend Aer Lingus flights
The cancellations by the airline include three return flights today and three return flights tomorrow.
# Dublin Airport
'This is unacceptable': Passengers left stranded after Aer Lingus flight cancellations
One passenger told The Journal that the airline has offered to reschedule them to a flight four days after their original departure date.
# Flight Cancellations
Multiple flights cancelled by Aer Lingus today as further disruption expected this weekend
According to Dublin Airport’s Live Flight Information, there are seven return flights being cancelled by Aer Lingus today.
# Cancelled
Aer Lingus cancels 12 flights to and from Dublin today over 'spike' in Covid-19 cases
The flights were bound for destinations in Scotland, Germany, France, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
# flight rights
Customers advised to check their rights as Aer Lingus apologises for more cancelled routes
The company said it has been affected by strikes in France and Covid outbreak among staff.
# ghost flights
Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners
Misleading headlines about Lufthansa flying thousands of empty planes have been reported in recent weeks.
All time
# sit down talks
Union and Aer Lingus to sit down at the WRC over cabin crew cutback dispute
Aer Lingus announced a raft of money-saving changes last week.
# Pay Freeze
Aer Lingus ground crew reject structural changes as airline warns of 'profound' pandemic effect
Cabin crew members similarly rejected a pay freeze in recent days.
# Aer Lingus
Cabin crew at Aer Lingus face temporary lay-offs after staff reject structural change proposals
The airline said there will no pay rises for cabin crew members until 2025 at the earliest.
# Homeward Bound
Rare turtle that got stranded in Donegal in 2019 is being flown home to Gran Canaria today
It’s planned that the turtle will be released back into the sea later this week.
# franchise agreement
Aer Lingus signs 10 year agreement with Emerald Airlines to operate regional flights
Emerald Airlines plans to hire over 400 new staff members as it adds additional aircraft to its fleet.
# Dublin Airport
Investigation launched into collision between two aircraft on the ground in Dublin Airport
The American Airlines flight was backing away from the boarding gate when it collided with the wingtip of a parked Aer Lingus jet.
# grounded
'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse
Many pilots have been laid off due to a lack of international travel during the pandemic.
# Air Travel
Aer Lingus losing €1 million a day because of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, says airline's chief executive
The airline’s CEO and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer appeared before a committee this morning.
# grounded
Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse
“Alternative operations” for the Dublin – Kerry and Dublin – Donegal routes are yet to be confirmed, while the remaining routes will be accommodated by other airlines.
# stobart air
Stobart Air collapse: Staff 'devastated' after trading ceases with Aer Lingus regional flights cancelled
Stobart Air has ceased trading and is now in the process of appointing a liquidator with 480 airline staff informed of the decision.
Aer Lingus is now communicating to customers to advise them of their options for refund or re-booking.
Trade union Fórsa called on the Government to “wake up to the ongoing crisis in Irish aviation”.
All 480 airline staff have been informed of the decision.
# Aer Lingus
Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base
Aer Lingus has also confirmed plans for the temporary closure of its base at Cork airport.
# stobart air
Operator of Aer Lingus regional service Stobart Air sold to Isle of Man firm
The airline said it is well positioned as markets return and economies begin to recover.
# grounded
Aer Lingus lays off 129 Shannon staff members for three months without pay
The airline said the layoffs may be subject to further extension or change.
# national airline
Leo Varadkar: 'Aer Lingus will not be allowed to fail'
The Tánaiste said that discussions are ongoing for further financial support if required.
# Ryanair
Court rules Ryanair must pay costs of failed challenge against government's Covid travel measures
Aer Lingus, which was a notice party to the action, must pay its own legal costs, the Judge also directed.
# Travel
Narrative of 'shaming' is turning public away from flying, says Aer Lingus chief
The head of Aer Lingus has suggested that there has been a “degree of toxicity and flight shaming”.