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#Aer Lingus

# aer-lingus - Friday 16 July, 2021

Investigation launched into collision between two aircraft on the ground in Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Investigation launched into collision between two aircraft on the ground in Dublin Airport

Jul 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 55,906 Views 20 Comments

The American Airlines flight was backing away from the boarding gate when it collided with the wingtip of a parked Aer Lingus jet.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 27 June, 2021

'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse

Jun 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 36,786 Views 32 Comments

Many pilots have been laid off due to a lack of international travel during the pandemic.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Aer Lingus losing €1 million a day because of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, says airline's chief executive
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Aer Lingus losing €1 million a day because of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, says airline's chief executive

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 12:14 PM 26,138 Views 36 Comments

The airline’s CEO and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer appeared before a committee this morning.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse

Jun 12th 2021, 5:51 PM 37,622 Views 31 Comments

“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 collapse: Staff 'devastated' after trading ceases with Aer Lingus regional flights cancelled
# Stobart Air
# Stobart Air

Stobart Air collapse: Staff 'devastated' after trading ceases with Aer Lingus regional flights cancelled

Updated Jun 12th 2021, 12:15 PM 130,256 Views 117 Comments
  • 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 - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base

Updated May 18th 2021, 6:10 PM 44,711 Views 64 Comments

Aer Lingus has also confirmed plans for the temporary closure of its base at Cork airport.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Operator of Aer Lingus regional service Stobart Air sold to Isle of Man firm
# Stobart Air
# Stobart Air

Operator of Aer Lingus regional service Stobart Air sold to Isle of Man firm

Apr 20th 2021, 1:46 PM 15,446 Views 3 Comments

The airline said it is well positioned as markets return and economies begin to recover.

# aer-lingus - Monday 1 March, 2021

Aer Lingus lays off 129 Shannon staff members for three months without pay
# Grounded
# Grounded

Aer Lingus lays off 129 Shannon staff members for three months without pay

Mar 1st 2021, 3:19 PM 28,955 Views 22 Comments

The airline said the layoffs may be subject to further extension or change.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Leo Varadkar: 'Aer Lingus will not be allowed to fail'
# National Airline
# National Airline

Leo Varadkar: 'Aer Lingus will not be allowed to fail'

Feb 18th 2021, 6:46 PM 41,752 Views 83 Comments

The Tánaiste said that discussions are ongoing for further financial support if required.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Court rules Ryanair must pay costs of failed challenge against government's Covid travel measures
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Court rules Ryanair must pay costs of failed challenge against government's Covid travel measures

Dec 31st 2020, 1:09 PM 15,725 Views 0 Comments

Aer Lingus, which was a notice party to the action, must pay its own legal costs, the Judge also directed.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Narrative of 'shaming' is turning public away from flying, says Aer Lingus chief
# Travel
# Travel

Narrative of 'shaming' is turning public away from flying, says Aer Lingus chief

Dec 5th 2020, 6:49 PM 32,190 Views 55 Comments

The head of Aer Lingus has suggested that there has been a “degree of toxicity and flight shaming”.

# aer-lingus - Friday 14 August, 2020

No entitlement to refund for airline customers from Kildare, Laois and Offaly
# Regional Lockdown
# Regional Lockdown

No entitlement to refund for airline customers from Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Aug 14th 2020, 6:04 PM 38,832 Views 44 Comments

Residents in the three counties have been told they should not leave unless it is essential travel.

# aer-lingus - Friday 31 July, 2020

Aer Lingus owner IAG announces pre-tax loss of €4.2 billion
# Covid Hit
# Covid Hit

Aer Lingus owner IAG announces pre-tax loss of €4.2 billion

Jul 31st 2020, 9:12 AM 22,266 Views 51 Comments

IAG’s revenue was a total of €5.3 billion, some 56% lower than 2019’s levels.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Ireland stands alone in Europe with travel restrictions, says Aer Lingus chief
# Covid-19 Committee
# Covid-19 Committee

Ireland stands alone in Europe with travel restrictions, says Aer Lingus chief

Jul 28th 2020, 3:34 PM 51,330 Views 47 Comments

Doyle said the pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on the airline industry.

# aer-lingus - Friday 10 July, 2020

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly
# Health Guidelines
# Health Guidelines

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly

Jul 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 22,609 Views 29 Comments

The new Minister for Transport said the regulations to protect airline customers weren’t made to cope with a global pandemic.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights
# Summer Holidays
# Summer Holidays

'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 8:46 AM 62,130 Views 159 Comments

Ryanair will now operate more than 1,000 flights per day.

# aer-lingus - Monday 22 June, 2020

Aer Lingus workers reject proposals on working conditions
# Forsa
# Forsa

Aer Lingus workers reject proposals on working conditions

Jun 22nd 2020, 5:36 PM 35,512 Views 41 Comments

Trade union Fórsa criticised the approach taken by Aer Lingus.

# aer-lingus - Friday 19 June, 2020

Up to 500 Aer Lingus job losses expected due to pandemic
# Aviation
# Aviation

Up to 500 Aer Lingus job losses expected due to pandemic

Jun 19th 2020, 5:00 PM 20,068 Views 36 Comments

The airline said the Covid-19 pandemic is having a “catastrophic effect on the aviation industry”.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'It's not necessary anymore': Aer Lingus wants rid of the two-week quarantine for people flying into Ireland
# Tourism
# Tourism

'It's not necessary anymore': Aer Lingus wants rid of the two-week quarantine for people flying into Ireland

Jun 4th 2020, 7:49 PM 38,865 Views 56 Comments

The Irish airline has echoed calls made by Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off

May 27th 2020, 7:16 PM 27,010 Views 37 Comments

Staff at Dublin and Cork airports face further pay and roster cuts.

# aer-lingus - Monday 11 May, 2020

Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans

May 11th 2020, 1:08 PM 35,498 Views 52 Comments

The International Airlines Group boss was giving evidence to the UK’s Transport Select Committee.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 7 May, 2020

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss
# Big Hit
# Big Hit

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss

May 7th 2020, 8:19 AM 23,513 Views 21 Comments

Willie Walsh had been due to step down in June but will remain until September.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight

Updated May 5th 2020, 9:05 PM 113,432 Views 133 Comments

Photos seemed to show little evidence of social distancing on a flight from Belfast to London.

# aer-lingus - Friday 1 May, 2020

Aer Lingus seeks up to 900 job cuts as a result of Covid-19 collapse in demand
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Aer Lingus seeks up to 900 job cuts as a result of Covid-19 collapse in demand

Updated May 1st 2020, 4:15 PM 22,068 Views 26 Comments

It’s understood that Aer Lingus will be putting forward proposals for voluntary redundancies.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Taoiseach: 'I want to see Ryanair and Aer Lingus operating in August'
# Vouchers
# Vouchers

Taoiseach: 'I want to see Ryanair and Aer Lingus operating in August'

Apr 30th 2020, 2:42 PM 53,489 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach has said passengers are entitled to cash refunds.

# aer-lingus - Monday 30 March, 2020

Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds

Mar 30th 2020, 1:12 PM 183,606 Views 108 Comments

The flight struck a flock of birds shortly after take-off.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Minister: 'There's a special place in hell for those that try to make a quick buck in a global pandemic'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Minister: 'There's a special place in hell for those that try to make a quick buck in a global pandemic'

Mar 28th 2020, 9:56 PM 188,822 Views 170 Comments

The minister said Ireland would remember any companies that ratcheted up the cost of healthcare equipment during a time of need.

# aer-lingus - Monday 23 March, 2020

Aer Lingus regional carrier to suspend all international flights following 'unprecedented' drop in demand
# Stobart Air
# Stobart Air

Aer Lingus regional carrier to suspend all international flights following 'unprecedented' drop in demand

Mar 23rd 2020, 8:24 AM 69,003 Views 29 Comments

Stobart Air will suspend all flights from Dublin from this week.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Aer Lingus to cut wages by 50% as airline reduces working hours for month of April
# Coronavirus Crisis
# Coronavirus Crisis

Aer Lingus to cut wages by 50% as airline reduces working hours for month of April

Mar 19th 2020, 6:33 PM 42,529 Views 37 Comments

Fórsa said it was assured by Aer Lingus that these are emergency, temporary measures.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Ryanair reduces flights to Spain after country imposes lockdown to tackle coronavirus
# Flights
# Flights

Ryanair reduces flights to Spain after country imposes lockdown to tackle coronavirus

Mar 15th 2020, 12:42 PM 41,416 Views 45 Comments

Spain is the worst-hit country in Europe after Italy.

# aer-lingus - Friday 13 March, 2020

Ryanair and Aer Lingus remove flight change fees for period due to Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ryanair and Aer Lingus remove flight change fees for period due to Covid-19

Mar 13th 2020, 2:07 PM 92,137 Views 27 Comments

Both companies confirmed they will lift the fees from today.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Dutchman who caused 'pandemonium' with hoax Covid-19 claim on Amsterdam-Dublin flight jailed
# Courts
# Courts

Dutchman who caused 'pandemonium' with hoax Covid-19 claim on Amsterdam-Dublin flight jailed

Mar 12th 2020, 5:05 PM 81,288 Views 50 Comments

Cabin crew began crying and passengers overheard and it caused upset, disruption and inconvenience.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?
# A Holy Show
# A Holy Show

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?

Jan 25th 2020, 9:00 PM 12,979 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO
# The Boy Done Good
# The Boy Done Good

Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO

Jan 9th 2020, 9:09 AM 33,942 Views 28 Comments

The former pilot left the top job in Aer Lingus to join British Airways.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Multiple Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights from Ireland cancelled today due to major strike in France
# National Strike
# National Strike

Multiple Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights from Ireland cancelled today due to major strike in France

Dec 5th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,903 Views 6 Comments

The strike action has been planned over President Emmanuel Macron’s planned pension reforms.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Some Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights out of Ireland cancelled due to national strike in France tomorrow
# Strike
# Strike

Some Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights out of Ireland cancelled due to national strike in France tomorrow

Dec 4th 2019, 1:36 PM 21,133 Views 7 Comments

Ryanair and Aer Lingus today announced that the strike will see a number of its services cancelled.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight
# Courts
# Courts

Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:46 PM 26,657 Views 0 Comments

The boy was on an Aer Lingus flight from Gran Canaria to Dublin when the incident happened.

# aer-lingus - Monday 14 October, 2019

Aer Lingus flight forced to re-route to Dublin and back after technical issue and lightning strike
# RIDE THE LIGHTNING
# RIDE THE LIGHTNING

Aer Lingus flight forced to re-route to Dublin and back after technical issue and lightning strike

Oct 14th 2019, 2:56 PM 34,227 Views 15 Comments

The plane reached St. Georges Channel east of Termonfeckin, Co Louth when it was struck.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights
# Grounded
# Grounded

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights

Sep 12th 2019, 6:56 PM 23,837 Views 17 Comments

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight
# Early Hours
# Early Hours

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight

Sep 12th 2019, 9:59 AM 95,106 Views 49 Comments

The incident occured after the two men had disembarked a flight from Palma to Dublin.

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