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#Aer Lingus

# aer-lingus - Thursday 22 September, 2022

Taoiseach pays tribute to crew on diverted flight, says it's unfortunate he missed Biden reception
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach pays tribute to crew on diverted flight, says it's unfortunate he missed Biden reception

Sep 22nd 2022, 4:59 PM 30,798 Views 27 Comments

The Taoiseach missed a reception dinner hosted by US President Joe Biden last night.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

Taoiseach's flight from Dublin to New York forced to return to Ireland due to a bird strike
# UN General Assembly
# UN General Assembly

Taoiseach's flight from Dublin to New York forced to return to Ireland due to a bird strike

Updated Sep 21st 2022, 9:36 PM 74,847 Views 60 Comments

The Taoiseach was able to catch a later flight to New York following the incident.

# aer-lingus - Monday 19 September, 2022

Aer Lingus apologises after customers left unable to check-in online
# Technical Difficulties
# Technical Difficulties

Aer Lingus apologises after customers left unable to check-in online

Sep 19th 2022, 4:50 PM 21,372 Views 12 Comments

The airline has said its online check-in and manage trip services are “back up and running”.

# aer-lingus - Friday 16 September, 2022

Aer Lingus says mass flight cancellation caused by broken fibre optic cable in UK
# Flight Cancellations
# Flight Cancellations

Aer Lingus says mass flight cancellation caused by broken fibre optic cable in UK

Sep 16th 2022, 8:55 PM 38,295 Views 17 Comments

Over 50 flights were cancelled by the airline last Saturday.

European passengers hit with further travel chaos as French air traffic controllers strike today
# French Strikes
# French Strikes

European passengers hit with further travel chaos as French air traffic controllers strike today

Sep 16th 2022, 7:26 AM 14,670 Views 15 Comments

A number of Irish flights have been cancelled and impacted customers have been contacted.

# aer-lingus - Monday 12 September, 2022

'The whole thing was a mess': Stranded abroad and six hours on hold, passengers fume at Aer Lingus chaos
# Flight Cancellations
# Flight Cancellations

'The whole thing was a mess': Stranded abroad and six hours on hold, passengers fume at Aer Lingus chaos

Sep 12th 2022, 4:28 PM 26,881 Views 24 Comments

The airline cancelled over 50 flights to and from Dublin Airport on Saturday.

Aer Lingus apologises for 'severe disruption' and expects to operate full schedule today
# Travel Disruption
# Travel Disruption

Aer Lingus apologises for 'severe disruption' and expects to operate full schedule today

Sep 12th 2022, 11:33 AM 11,656 Views 9 Comments

The airline cancelled 55 flights over the weekend.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 11 September, 2022

Aer Lingus 'planning for normal operations' today, affected customers can apply for refunds
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Aer Lingus 'planning for normal operations' today, affected customers can apply for refunds

Updated Sep 11th 2022, 12:40 PM 23,514 Views 20 Comments

The airline cancelled over 50 flights at Dublin Airport yesterday.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 10 September, 2022

Aer Lingus says Sunday will 'operate as normal' after cancelling 51 flights due to IT error
# Delays
# Delays

Aer Lingus says Sunday will 'operate as normal' after cancelling 51 flights due to IT error

Updated Sep 10th 2022, 9:00 PM 141,342 Views 98 Comments

Thousands of people have been queuing inside and outside Dublin Airport today due to long delays.

# aer-lingus - Friday 15 July, 2022

Aer Lingus confirms further flight cancellations this weekend
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Aer Lingus confirms further flight cancellations this weekend

Jul 15th 2022, 3:27 PM 33,921 Views 18 Comments

Ten flights destined for Munich, Lyon, Bordeaux and Gatwick have been axed.

The luggage is piling up at Dublin Airport, so what are your rights if your bag is lost?
# Lost Baggage
# Lost Baggage

The luggage is piling up at Dublin Airport, so what are your rights if your bag is lost?

Jul 15th 2022, 10:13 AM 45,790 Views 38 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan has met with both Ryanair and Aer Lingus on the baggage issues.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 2 July, 2022

Covid-19 and industrial action in France blamed for cancelled weekend Aer Lingus flights
# Grounded
# Grounded

Covid-19 and industrial action in France blamed for cancelled weekend Aer Lingus flights

Jul 2nd 2022, 4:18 PM 24,919 Views 32 Comments

The cancellations by the airline include three return flights today and three return flights tomorrow.

# aer-lingus - Friday 1 July, 2022

'This is unacceptable': Passengers left stranded after Aer Lingus flight cancellations
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

'This is unacceptable': Passengers left stranded after Aer Lingus flight cancellations

Jul 1st 2022, 4:41 PM 65,411 Views 30 Comments

One passenger told The Journal that the airline has offered to reschedule them to a flight four days after their original departure date.

Multiple flights cancelled by Aer Lingus today as further disruption expected this weekend
# Flight Cancellations
# Flight Cancellations

Multiple flights cancelled by Aer Lingus today as further disruption expected this weekend

Jul 1st 2022, 9:08 AM 50,154 Views 48 Comments

According to Dublin Airport’s Live Flight Information, there are seven return flights being cancelled by Aer Lingus today.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Aer Lingus cancels 12 flights to and from Dublin today over 'spike' in Covid-19 cases
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Aer Lingus cancels 12 flights to and from Dublin today over 'spike' in Covid-19 cases

Jun 29th 2022, 5:30 PM 48,990 Views 20 Comments

The flights were bound for destinations in Scotland, Germany, France, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Customers advised to check their rights as Aer Lingus apologises for more cancelled routes
# Flight Rights
# Flight Rights

Customers advised to check their rights as Aer Lingus apologises for more cancelled routes

Jun 28th 2022, 2:15 PM 29,210 Views 5 Comments

The company said it has been affected by strikes in France and Covid outbreak among staff.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners
# Ghost Flights
# Ghost Flights

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners

Jan 23rd 2022, 7:00 AM 32,140 Views 10 Comments

Misleading headlines about Lufthansa flying thousands of empty planes have been reported in recent weeks.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Union and Aer Lingus to sit down at the WRC over cabin crew cutback dispute
# Sit Down Talks
# Sit Down Talks

Union and Aer Lingus to sit down at the WRC over cabin crew cutback dispute

Sep 22nd 2021, 6:00 PM 7,330 Views 6 Comments

Aer Lingus announced a raft of money-saving changes last week.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Aer Lingus ground crew reject structural changes as airline warns of 'profound' pandemic effect
# Pay Freeze
# Pay Freeze

Aer Lingus ground crew reject structural changes as airline warns of 'profound' pandemic effect

Sep 21st 2021, 6:37 PM 17,260 Views 17 Comments

Cabin crew members similarly rejected a pay freeze in recent days.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Cabin crew at Aer Lingus face temporary lay-offs after staff reject structural change proposals
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Cabin crew at Aer Lingus face temporary lay-offs after staff reject structural change proposals

Updated Sep 16th 2021, 9:29 PM 35,696 Views 50 Comments

The airline said there will no pay rises for cabin crew members until 2025 at the earliest.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Rare turtle that got stranded in Donegal in 2019 is being flown home to Gran Canaria today
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Rare turtle that got stranded in Donegal in 2019 is being flown home to Gran Canaria today

Sep 15th 2021, 12:07 PM 25,076 Views 14 Comments

It’s planned that the turtle will be released back into the sea later this week.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Aer Lingus signs 10 year agreement with Emerald Airlines to operate regional flights
# Franchise Agreement
# Franchise Agreement

Aer Lingus signs 10 year agreement with Emerald Airlines to operate regional flights

Aug 4th 2021, 9:33 AM 35,737 Views 39 Comments

Emerald Airlines plans to hire over 400 new staff members as it adds additional aircraft to its fleet.

# 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 56,541 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 37,301 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 26,453 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 37,790 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 130,792 Views 114 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 45,175 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 15,494 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 29,016 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 41,956 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 15,756 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 32,237 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 38,891 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 22,326 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 51,363 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 22,638 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 62,227 Views 160 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 35,597 Views 42 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 20,133 Views 36 Comments

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

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