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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Aer Lingus

All time
# 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
A brilliant moment of radio.
# dogs on a plane
'Unwatchable!': Aer Lingus responds to SNL sketch with a Trump-esque tweet
Some of the jokes in the Saturday Night Live sketch about the airline didn’t quite land.
# Sacked
Sacked Aer Lingus worker blamed drinking the night before for showing up over the company limit at 4.20pm
The Labour Court has upheld the decision to sack the worker.
# stephen kavanagh
Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines is 'good news'
Stephen Kavanagh believes the failure of Monarch, Alitalia and Air Berlin shows ‘the market is working’.
# racing track
'It's a big call to miss out on a World Cup': Sexton laments loss of Zebo from Ireland's cause
‘If I was to advise anyone, I’d say wait until the end of your international career before you decide to go over’.
# tyre tracks
Aer Lingus flight returns to Dublin after 'significant damage' to runway lights discovered
The flight was 15 minutes into its journey when the crew was contacted by air traffic controllers.
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
Aer Lingus has announced plans to hire 100 new pilots
Starting salaries will range from €59,000 to €72,000.
# flight diversion
Cork bound Aer Lingus flight forced into diversion after 'full emergency' declared
It was feared the aircraft had a defect that could cause a crash.
# Turbulence
Relations between Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport have 'soured immensely'
The airline says it would redeploy aircraft if infrastructure isn’t improved.
# business is flying
Aer Lingus says it has 'benefited substantially' from Ryanair's troubles
The former state-owned carrier is also poaching pilots from failed UK carrier Monarch.
# gonna fly
Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city
The airline today announced an expansion for summer 2018.
# busy busy
Dublin Airport will be getting busier next year - Aer Lingus says too busy
“Significant improvements need to be made to the existing infrastructure before any increase in capacity during the peak hours should be declared.”
# what a mare
Emily Ratajkowski is raging at Aer Lingus on social media for losing her bags
Fuming to say the least.
# Courts
More charges against Aer Lingus worker accused of people smuggling at Dublin Airport
Peter Kernan was arrested as part of an investigation by the Garda National Immigration Bureau.
# blanket not included
Aer Lingus to charge for blankets - but only for transatlantic passengers on new cheap fare
The Saver Fare was introduced last Thursday – but it’s not expected to be more popular than the previous low-fare option, Smart Fare.
# left behind
Limerick removal delayed as Aer Lingus flight arrived without the body
The coffin of Mary O’Brien wasn’t put on a flight from Heathrow due to “operational reasons”.
# Come Fly With Me
12 times celebrities lost the rag at airlines
Proving once again that they’re just like us
# Transport
Aer Lingus's CEO insists its controversial loyalty scheme is 'of value to the market'
Frequent flyer programme Aerclub has faced heavy criticism since it was launched last year.
# don't be jelly
Aer Lingus called someone 'hun' on Twitter and nobody was quite prepared for it
Alright, sassypants.
# aerclub
Aer Lingus's CEO insists its controversial loyalty scheme is 'of value to the market'
Frequent flyer programme Aerclub has faced heavy criticism since it was launched last year.
# Turbulence
Despite a six-month storm of criticism, Aer Lingus stands by its new frequent flyer scheme
The carrier’s Aerclub initiative has been panned by many long-term fliers since it was brought in.
# look up it's aer lingus
These American TV hosts think 'Lingus' (as in, Aer Lingus) is an actual place in Ireland
Sure how could they know?
# Still Friends
Aer Lingus had a particularly sound exchange with Icelandair after leaving their country off a map
Iceland is missing.
# get off my plane
Explainer: Why on earth do airlines overbook flights? And do Irish airlines do it?
“Because it makes sense to do so” and “yes, at least Aer Lingus sometimes does” are the answers.
# John Murray
Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport
The airline was fined €250,000 for breaching health and safety laws.
# Flying it
Aer Lingus has just released fantastic pictures of its all-female flight crew
The crew was assembled for International Women’s Day, of course.
# lisa and tom
A Carlow woman and her lovely dad were among the tourists who met all the celebs at the Oscars
They said Ryan Gosling was “a proper gentleman”. So now!
# cheers you're grand
Aer Lingus gave Norwegian Air a masterclass in sass on Twitter this evening
# hey baby let the freebirds fly
An Aer Lingus captain had a special welcome for Irish rugby fans on a flight to Edinburgh
“Conditions today are clear… If you look out to your left, you’ll see a lonely prison wall.”
# tweeting up a storm
'I intend to say well done to our social media team and give them a raise' - Michael O'Leary
The Ryanair CEO was in flying form this morning at the launch of the airline’s winter schedule for 2017.
# people smuggling
Three men at centre of Dublin Airport human trafficking case to appear in court today
Two Aer Lingus staff were among those arrested at Dublin Airport yesterday.
# Poor visibility
14 flights between Dublin and London cancelled due to freezing fog
Dublin Airport is advising people to check the status of their flight with their airline.
# high fliers
Aer Lingus chief says it's not his job to make disgruntled frequent flyers happy
Some passengers complained that they no longer have access to perks like fast-track security.
# i'm home
Aer Lingus surprised 3 Irish families by bringing their loved ones home for Christmas
# Aer Lingus
Two emergency landings in 12 hours at Shannon Airport
The two emergency landings involved a technical fault and a medical emergency, according to the airport.
# going black
Aer Lingus followed through on their forfeit to Air New Zealand after the rugby
Black jerseys on.
Aer Lingus got into an excellent Twitter war with Air New Zealand ahead of the rugby
Game on.
# Sunshine State
You'll soon be able to fly direct from Dublin to Miami on an Aer Lingus plane
The airline has announced several new destinations for its summer schedule.
# come fly with IT
Wi-Fi to be made available on Aer Lingus short-haul flights
The carrier’s owner International Airlines Group said it will begin the roll-out of the service at the start of 2017.
# Courts
Aer Lingus faces charges over man who died at Dublin Airport warehouse in 2014
The charges relate to the death of John Murray at a cargo warehouse at the airport in November 2014.