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#Aer Lingus

# aer-lingus - Thursday 10 May, 2018

An Aer Lingus flight has returned to Dublin after hitting a hare on take-off
# Flight To Spain
# Flight To Spain

An Aer Lingus flight has returned to Dublin after hitting a hare on take-off

May 10th 2018, 3:01 PM 70,092 Views 58 Comments

After reaching north of the French coast, the morning flight had to turn back to Dublin Airport.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'I lived for every flight' - Aer Lingus marks sixty years of transatlantic travel
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

'I lived for every flight' - Aer Lingus marks sixty years of transatlantic travel

Apr 28th 2018, 12:00 PM 26,501 Views 25 Comments

Early flights were populated mostly with those emigrating from Ireland.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Flights to resume at Stansted Airport after bus fire forced cancellations
# Delays
# Delays

Flights to resume at Stansted Airport after bus fire forced cancellations

Mar 31st 2018, 8:06 AM 8,689 Views 3 Comments

A shuttle bus was engulfed in flames outside the terminal building yesterday.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 24 March, 2018

50 years on, mystery still surrounds Ireland's worst ever air crash
# Tuskar Rock Crash
# Tuskar Rock Crash

50 years on, mystery still surrounds Ireland's worst ever air crash

Mar 24th 2018, 11:30 AM 32,455 Views 50 Comments

The aircraft went down into the sea just off Tuskar Rock, killing all 61 passengers and crew.

# aer-lingus - Friday 23 March, 2018

Aer Lingus worker who helped smuggle illegal immigrants into the country jailed for four years
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Aer Lingus worker who helped smuggle illegal immigrants into the country jailed for four years

Mar 23rd 2018, 4:48 PM 15,037 Views 21 Comments

Peter Kernan had pleaded guilty to four counts of facilitating the entry of an illegal immigrant into the State.

# aer-lingus - Monday 19 March, 2018

Aer Lingus apologises after people spend night in airport due to flight cancellations
# Gatwick To Dublin
# Gatwick To Dublin

Aer Lingus apologises after people spend night in airport due to flight cancellations

Mar 19th 2018, 9:13 PM 53,642 Views 33 Comments

The flights were cancelled due to “lengthy waiting times for de-icing”.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Aer Lingus had a nice surprise for Irish rugby fans heading over for the big match
# Grand Slam Saturday
From The42
# Grand Slam Saturday

Aer Lingus had a nice surprise for Irish rugby fans heading over for the big match

Mar 17th 2018, 1:40 PM 14,525 Views 7 Comments

You’d hate to be an England fan heading home on this flight.

Aer Lingus had a nice surprise for Irish rugby fans heading over for the big match
# Irish Rugby
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Rugby

Aer Lingus had a nice surprise for Irish rugby fans heading over for the big match

Mar 17th 2018, 9:23 AM 17,043 Views 2 Comments

You’d hate to be an England fan heading home on this flight.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Aer Lingus offered women priority boarding for International Women's Day and it caused a LOT of controversy
# IWD
From The Daily Edge
# IWD

Aer Lingus offered women priority boarding for International Women's Day and it caused a LOT of controversy

Mar 8th 2018, 4:10 PM 10,311 Views 9 Comments

Well, no good deed goes unpunished.

Dublin IT jobs could be sent offshore in Aer Lingus's latest shakeup
# Grounded
# Grounded

Dublin IT jobs could be sent offshore in Aer Lingus's latest shakeup

Mar 8th 2018, 4:03 PM 515 Views 0 Comments

Staff were told of the planned changes at a management meeting yesterday.

'It was pretty appalling' - Aer Lingus communication slammed by Irish stranded across Europe during Storm Emma
# Failure To Communicate
# Failure To Communicate

'It was pretty appalling' - Aer Lingus communication slammed by Irish stranded across Europe during Storm Emma

Mar 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 47,993 Views 66 Comments

Customers stranded in airports across the continent have vented at the perceived lack of communication from the airline as to what was going on.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Passengers left stranded at Lanzarote airport for 40 hours after Aer Lingus flight redirects at last minute
# Arrecife
# Arrecife

Passengers left stranded at Lanzarote airport for 40 hours after Aer Lingus flight redirects at last minute

Mar 4th 2018, 1:37 PM 114,153 Views 68 Comments

The inbound flight was forced to divert due to high winds, and then could not continue as flight staff would have been over their working hours limit.

# aer-lingus - Monday 26 February, 2018

Aer Lingus passengers will have to pay up to €60 for the return of lost items
# Costly Lost Property
# Costly Lost Property

Aer Lingus passengers will have to pay up to €60 for the return of lost items

Feb 26th 2018, 2:18 PM 44,054 Views 35 Comments

The IAG-owned airline is using a third-party firm to provide a ‘find and return’ service.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Man jailed for four years for 'Mickey Mouse operation' to smuggle people through Dublin Airport
# Frederick Cham
# Frederick Cham

Man jailed for four years for 'Mickey Mouse operation' to smuggle people through Dublin Airport

Feb 7th 2018, 2:01 PM 13,281 Views 29 Comments

Frederick Cham had pleaded guilty to five charges at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to LA makes emergency landing after fault detected
# Problem
# Problem

Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to LA makes emergency landing after fault detected

Dec 28th 2017, 5:24 PM 33,074 Views 39 Comments

The flight landed safely at Shannon Airport after almost an hour of flying.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night
# Look Up
# Look Up

Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night

Dec 9th 2017, 1:45 PM 56,075 Views 85 Comments

“It was fun! It’s a comedy show.”

Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night
# Look Up
From The Daily Edge
# Look Up

Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night

Dec 9th 2017, 9:49 AM 7,384 Views 1 Comment

“It was fun! It’s a comedy show.”

# aer-lingus - Friday 8 December, 2017

A mix-up involving an Irish family's flight home for Christmas was solved with a lovely gesture on Liveline
# Aer Lingus To The Rescue
From The Daily Edge
# Aer Lingus To The Rescue

A mix-up involving an Irish family's flight home for Christmas was solved with a lovely gesture on Liveline

Dec 8th 2017, 8:06 AM 8,105 Views 3 Comments

A brilliant moment of radio.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 3 December, 2017

'Unwatchable!': Aer Lingus responds to SNL sketch with a Trump-esque tweet
# Dogs On A Plane
# Dogs On A Plane

'Unwatchable!': Aer Lingus responds to SNL sketch with a Trump-esque tweet

Dec 3rd 2017, 5:08 PM 114,738 Views 90 Comments

Some of the jokes in the Saturday Night Live sketch about the airline didn’t quite land.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Sacked Aer Lingus worker blamed drinking the night before for showing up over the company limit at 4.20pm
# Sacked
# Sacked

Sacked Aer Lingus worker blamed drinking the night before for showing up over the company limit at 4.20pm

Nov 29th 2017, 4:42 PM 49,386 Views 52 Comments

The Labour Court has upheld the decision to sack the worker.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines is 'good news'
# Stephen Kavanagh
# Stephen Kavanagh

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines is 'good news'

Nov 16th 2017, 4:26 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Kavanagh believes the failure of Monarch, Alitalia and Air Berlin shows ‘the market is working’.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

'It's a big call to miss out on a World Cup': Sexton laments loss of Zebo from Ireland's cause
# Racing Track
From The42
# Racing Track

'It's a big call to miss out on a World Cup': Sexton laments loss of Zebo from Ireland's cause

Oct 24th 2017, 5:37 PM 15,417 Views 59 Comments

‘If I was to advise anyone, I’d say wait until the end of your international career before you decide to go over’.

# aer-lingus - Friday 20 October, 2017

Aer Lingus flight returns to Dublin after 'significant damage' to runway lights discovered
# Tyre Tracks
# Tyre Tracks

Aer Lingus flight returns to Dublin after 'significant damage' to runway lights discovered

Oct 20th 2017, 8:27 PM 39,963 Views 45 Comments

The flight was 15 minutes into its journey when the crew was contacted by air traffic controllers.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Aer Lingus has announced plans to hire 100 new pilots
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

Aer Lingus has announced plans to hire 100 new pilots

Oct 17th 2017, 1:15 PM 16,426 Views 43 Comments

Starting salaries will range from €59,000 to €72,000.

# aer-lingus - Friday 13 October, 2017

Cork bound Aer Lingus flight forced into diversion after 'full emergency' declared
# Flight Diversion
# Flight Diversion

Cork bound Aer Lingus flight forced into diversion after 'full emergency' declared

Oct 13th 2017, 4:13 PM 87,571 Views 36 Comments

It was feared the aircraft had a defect that could cause a crash.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Relations between Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport have 'soured immensely'
# Turbulence
# Turbulence

Relations between Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport have 'soured immensely'

Oct 5th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,330 Views 18 Comments

The airline says it would redeploy aircraft if infrastructure isn’t improved.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Aer Lingus says it has 'benefited substantially' from Ryanair's troubles
# Business Is Flying
# Business Is Flying

Aer Lingus says it has 'benefited substantially' from Ryanair's troubles

Oct 4th 2017, 7:10 PM 15,974 Views 36 Comments

The former state-owned carrier is also poaching pilots from failed UK carrier Monarch.

Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city
# Gonna Fly
# Gonna Fly

Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city

Oct 4th 2017, 11:46 AM 19,584 Views 20 Comments

The airline today announced an expansion for summer 2018.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Dublin Airport will be getting busier next year - Aer Lingus says too busy
# Busy Busy
# Busy Busy

Dublin Airport will be getting busier next year - Aer Lingus says too busy

Sep 28th 2017, 10:20 PM 23,582 Views 80 Comments

“Significant improvements need to be made to the existing infrastructure before any increase in capacity during the peak hours should be declared.”

# aer-lingus - Monday 18 September, 2017

Emily Ratajkowski is raging at Aer Lingus on social media for losing her bags
# What A Mare
From The Daily Edge
# What A Mare

Emily Ratajkowski is raging at Aer Lingus on social media for losing her bags

Sep 18th 2017, 3:50 PM 11,245 Views 5 Comments

Fuming to say the least.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 14 September, 2017

More charges against Aer Lingus worker accused of people smuggling at Dublin Airport
# Courts
# Courts

More charges against Aer Lingus worker accused of people smuggling at Dublin Airport

Sep 14th 2017, 5:09 PM 17,510 Views 0 Comments

Peter Kernan was arrested as part of an investigation by the Garda National Immigration Bureau.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Aer Lingus to charge for blankets - but only for transatlantic passengers on new cheap fare
# Blanket Not Included
# Blanket Not Included

Aer Lingus to charge for blankets - but only for transatlantic passengers on new cheap fare

Sep 5th 2017, 12:03 PM 22,335 Views 47 Comments

The Saver Fare was introduced last Thursday – but it’s not expected to be more popular than the previous low-fare option, Smart Fare.

# aer-lingus - Friday 21 July, 2017

Limerick removal delayed as Aer Lingus flight arrived without the body
# Left Behind
# Left Behind

Limerick removal delayed as Aer Lingus flight arrived without the body

Jul 21st 2017, 1:58 PM 45,675 Views 35 Comments

The coffin of Mary O’Brien wasn’t put on a flight from Heathrow due to “operational reasons”.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

12 times celebrities lost the rag at airlines
# Come Fly With Me
From The Daily Edge
# Come Fly With Me

12 times celebrities lost the rag at airlines

Jul 11th 2017, 6:30 PM 10,770 Views 2 Comments

Proving once again that they’re just like us

# aer-lingus - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Aer Lingus's CEO insists its controversial loyalty scheme is 'of value to the market'
# Transport
# Transport

Aer Lingus's CEO insists its controversial loyalty scheme is 'of value to the market'

Jul 2nd 2017, 12:00 PM 19,126 Views 17 Comments

Frequent flyer programme Aerclub has faced heavy criticism since it was launched last year.

# aer-lingus - Friday 30 June, 2017

Aer Lingus called someone 'hun' on Twitter and nobody was quite prepared for it
# Don't Be Jelly
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Be Jelly

Aer Lingus called someone 'hun' on Twitter and nobody was quite prepared for it

Jun 30th 2017, 10:08 AM 22,513 Views 6 Comments

Alright, sassypants.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Aer Lingus's CEO insists its controversial loyalty scheme is 'of value to the market'
# Aerclub
# Aerclub

Aer Lingus's CEO insists its controversial loyalty scheme is 'of value to the market'

Jun 29th 2017, 3:36 PM 602 Views 1 Comment

Frequent flyer programme Aerclub has faced heavy criticism since it was launched last year.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Despite a six-month storm of criticism, Aer Lingus stands by its new frequent flyer scheme
# Turbulence
# Turbulence

Despite a six-month storm of criticism, Aer Lingus stands by its new frequent flyer scheme

Jun 8th 2017, 3:15 PM 9,453 Views 7 Comments

The carrier’s Aerclub initiative has been panned by many long-term fliers since it was brought in.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

These American TV hosts think 'Lingus' (as in, Aer Lingus) is an actual place in Ireland
# Look Up It's Aer Lingus
From The Daily Edge
# Look Up It's Aer Lingus

These American TV hosts think 'Lingus' (as in, Aer Lingus) is an actual place in Ireland

May 16th 2017, 7:20 PM 14,525 Views 6 Comments

Sure how could they know?

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Aer Lingus had a particularly sound exchange with Icelandair after leaving their country off a map
# Still Friends
From The Daily Edge
# Still Friends

Aer Lingus had a particularly sound exchange with Icelandair after leaving their country off a map

Apr 25th 2017, 11:38 AM 22,512 Views 6 Comments

Iceland is missing.