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# aer-lingus - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Explainer: Why on earth do airlines overbook flights? And do Irish airlines do it?
# Get Off My Plane
# Get Off My Plane

Explainer: Why on earth do airlines overbook flights? And do Irish airlines do it?

Apr 11th 2017, 4:44 PM 33,465 Views 72 Comments

“Because it makes sense to do so” and “yes, at least Aer Lingus sometimes does” are the answers.

# aer-lingus - Monday 20 March, 2017

Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport
# John Murray
# John Murray

Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport

Mar 20th 2017, 6:20 PM 32,918 Views 0 Comments

The airline was fined €250,000 for breaching health and safety laws.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Aer Lingus has just released fantastic pictures of its all-female flight crew
# Flying It
From The Daily Edge
# Flying It

Aer Lingus has just released fantastic pictures of its all-female flight crew

Mar 8th 2017, 3:30 PM 15,344 Views 5 Comments

The crew was assembled for International Women’s Day, of course.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 2 March, 2017

A Carlow woman and her lovely dad were among the tourists who met all the celebs at the Oscars
# Lisa And Tom
From The Daily Edge
# Lisa And Tom

A Carlow woman and her lovely dad were among the tourists who met all the celebs at the Oscars

Mar 2nd 2017, 7:49 AM 5,458 Views 0 Comments

They said Ryan Gosling was “a proper gentleman”. So now!

# aer-lingus - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Aer Lingus gave Norwegian Air a masterclass in sass on Twitter this evening
# Cheers You're Grand
From The Daily Edge
# Cheers You're Grand

Aer Lingus gave Norwegian Air a masterclass in sass on Twitter this evening

Feb 23rd 2017, 8:29 PM 36,765 Views 0 Comments

Meeeow!

# aer-lingus - Saturday 4 February, 2017

An Aer Lingus captain had a special welcome for Irish rugby fans on a flight to Edinburgh
# Hey Baby Let The Freebirds Fly
From The Daily Edge
# Hey Baby Let The Freebirds Fly

An Aer Lingus captain had a special welcome for Irish rugby fans on a flight to Edinburgh

Feb 4th 2017, 8:57 AM 20,149 Views 0 Comments

“Conditions today are clear… If you look out to your left, you’ll see a lonely prison wall.”

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'I intend to say well done to our social media team and give them a raise' - Michael O'Leary
# Tweeting Up A Storm
# Tweeting Up A Storm

'I intend to say well done to our social media team and give them a raise' - Michael O'Leary

Jan 24th 2017, 1:04 PM 49,487 Views 49 Comments

The Ryanair CEO was in flying form this morning at the launch of the airline’s winter schedule for 2017.

Three men at centre of Dublin Airport human trafficking case to appear in court today
# People Smuggling
# People Smuggling

Three men at centre of Dublin Airport human trafficking case to appear in court today

Jan 24th 2017, 7:09 AM 17,801 Views 0 Comments

Two Aer Lingus staff were among those arrested at Dublin Airport yesterday.

# aer-lingus - Monday 23 January, 2017

14 flights between Dublin and London cancelled due to freezing fog
# Poor Visibility
# Poor Visibility

14 flights between Dublin and London cancelled due to freezing fog

Jan 23rd 2017, 9:01 AM 12,688 Views 3 Comments

Dublin Airport is advising people to check the status of their flight with their airline.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Aer Lingus chief says it's not his job to make disgruntled frequent flyers happy
# High Fliers
# High Fliers

Aer Lingus chief says it's not his job to make disgruntled frequent flyers happy

Jan 14th 2017, 11:00 AM 42,281 Views 66 Comments

Some passengers complained that they no longer have access to perks like fast-track security.

# aer-lingus - Friday 23 December, 2016

Aer Lingus surprised 3 Irish families by bringing their loved ones home for Christmas
# I'm Home
From The Daily Edge
# I'm Home

Aer Lingus surprised 3 Irish families by bringing their loved ones home for Christmas

Dec 23rd 2016, 11:52 AM 6,733 Views 4 Comments

Bawling.

# aer-lingus - Friday 2 December, 2016

Two emergency landings in 12 hours at Shannon Airport
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Two emergency landings in 12 hours at Shannon Airport

Dec 2nd 2016, 2:11 PM 20,519 Views 23 Comments

The two emergency landings involved a technical fault and a medical emergency, according to the airport.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Aer Lingus followed through on their forfeit to Air New Zealand after the rugby
# Going Black
From The Daily Edge
# Going Black

Aer Lingus followed through on their forfeit to Air New Zealand after the rugby

Nov 20th 2016, 9:27 AM 11,819 Views 3 Comments

Black jerseys on.

# aer-lingus - Friday 18 November, 2016

Aer Lingus got into an excellent Twitter war with Air New Zealand ahead of the rugby
# COYBIG
From The Daily Edge
# COYBIG

Aer Lingus got into an excellent Twitter war with Air New Zealand ahead of the rugby

Nov 18th 2016, 6:00 PM 13,859 Views 4 Comments

Game on.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

You'll soon be able to fly direct from Dublin to Miami on an Aer Lingus plane
# Sunshine State
# Sunshine State

You'll soon be able to fly direct from Dublin to Miami on an Aer Lingus plane

Nov 15th 2016, 1:23 PM 18,242 Views 37 Comments

The airline has announced several new destinations for its summer schedule.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Wi-Fi to be made available on Aer Lingus short-haul flights
# Come Fly With IT
# Come Fly With IT

Wi-Fi to be made available on Aer Lingus short-haul flights

Nov 10th 2016, 9:28 AM 10,760 Views 25 Comments

The carrier’s owner International Airlines Group said it will begin the roll-out of the service at the start of 2017.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Aer Lingus faces charges over man who died at Dublin Airport warehouse in 2014
# Courts
# Courts

Aer Lingus faces charges over man who died at Dublin Airport warehouse in 2014

Nov 8th 2016, 4:22 PM 17,403 Views 0 Comments

The charges relate to the death of John Murray at a cargo warehouse at the airport in November 2014.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Man thanks Aer Lingus for removing passenger over his "unacceptable" behaviour towards Muslims
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man thanks Aer Lingus for removing passenger over his "unacceptable" behaviour towards Muslims

Oct 26th 2016, 7:44 AM 46,468 Views 118 Comments

As one of the crew said “We are all equal”, wrote the man.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Aer Lingus warning to passengers: Samsung Note 7 now banned from all US flights
# Galaxy
# Galaxy

Aer Lingus warning to passengers: Samsung Note 7 now banned from all US flights

Oct 15th 2016, 3:32 PM 13,097 Views 27 Comments

Aviation officials issued an emergency order banning the phone from all US and Canadian flights.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Aer Lingus is hiring new cabin crew in recruitment drive
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Aer Lingus is hiring new cabin crew in recruitment drive

Oct 8th 2016, 6:17 PM 18,653 Views 16 Comments

Here’s what you need to apply.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 15 September, 2016

French strikes force Aer Lingus and Ryanair to cancel flights
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

French strikes force Aer Lingus and Ryanair to cancel flights

Sep 15th 2016, 10:00 AM 16,228 Views 42 Comments

French air traffic controllers are striking today and tomorrow.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 10 September, 2016

11 things that could only happen on Irish flights
# Up In The Air
From The Daily Edge
# Up In The Air

11 things that could only happen on Irish flights

Sep 10th 2016, 9:30 AM 21,925 Views 3 Comments

Take off.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 1 September, 2016

What Does Your Favourite Destination Say About You?
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

What Does Your Favourite Destination Say About You?

Sep 1st 2016, 11:24 AM 19,860 Views 17 Comments

We can tell you.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Emergency landing at Cork Airport after plane reports smoke in the cockpit
# Cork Airport
# Cork Airport

Emergency landing at Cork Airport after plane reports smoke in the cockpit

Aug 24th 2016, 10:25 AM 26,710 Views 53 Comments

The Aer Lingus flight landed just after 10am.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Aer Lingus flight from Frankfurt to Dublin delayed overnight due to thunderstorm
# EI657
# EI657

Aer Lingus flight from Frankfurt to Dublin delayed overnight due to thunderstorm

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:08 PM 24,596 Views 40 Comments

Some 122 passengers were affected.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Going on holidays to France? 18 flights were cancelled today
# Strike
# Strike

Going on holidays to France? 18 flights were cancelled today

Jul 5th 2016, 10:14 AM 14,567 Views 17 Comments

The strike is part of the ongoing row in France between trade unions and the government over new laws aimed at freeing up the labour market.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Airline bosses meet to try stop 'chaos' over air traffic control strikes

Airline bosses meet to try stop 'chaos' over air traffic control strikes

Jun 28th 2016, 9:48 AM 13,095 Views 10 Comments

Another eight strikes have been announced in Italy and Portugal.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Strikes in France have led to flights being grounded in Dublin
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Strikes in France have led to flights being grounded in Dublin

May 26th 2016, 7:20 AM 16,406 Views 47 Comments

The dispute is over planned labour reforms.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334
# Washington
# Washington

St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334

May 17th 2016, 6:02 AM 29,382 Views 133 Comments

Delays and uncertainty in the formation of a new government meant the tickets were booked just four days in advance – costing €9,257 for Enda Kenny alone.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Drone flew close to Aer Lingus plane in Paris
# Charles De Gaulle
# Charles De Gaulle

Drone flew close to Aer Lingus plane in Paris

Apr 21st 2016, 5:06 PM 19,181 Views 50 Comments

The airline said the incident “was reported to the relevant authorities”.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 27 March, 2016

'I'm not going to get upset' - Irish Olympian waiting on apology and refund after flight controversy
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'I'm not going to get upset' - Irish Olympian waiting on apology and refund after flight controversy

Mar 27th 2016, 7:08 PM 46,170 Views 40 Comments

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe tells The42 that he is surprised at how much attention the incident has received.

Irish Olympian hits out at Aer Lingus following flight debacle
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Irish Olympian hits out at Aer Lingus following flight debacle

Mar 27th 2016, 12:18 PM 38,089 Views 84 Comments

The athlete had been travelling to a competition as part of his preparations for Rio.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Aer Lingus flight disembarked after fireworks found on board
# On The Runway
# On The Runway

Aer Lingus flight disembarked after fireworks found on board

Feb 28th 2016, 8:07 PM 27,940 Views 19 Comments

The flight was delayed for a short time on the runway.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Terrible news - Aer Lingus has stopped selling Tayto sandwiches on board
# Mile High Crisps
# Mile High Crisps

Terrible news - Aer Lingus has stopped selling Tayto sandwiches on board

Feb 18th 2016, 3:59 PM 38,557 Views 50 Comments

Does this mean we’ll have to eat…normal plane food? *shudders*

Terrible news - Aer Lingus has stopped selling Tayto sandwiches on board
# Mile High Crisps
From The Daily Edge
# Mile High Crisps

Terrible news - Aer Lingus has stopped selling Tayto sandwiches on board

Feb 18th 2016, 12:02 PM 7,516 Views 1 Comment

Does this mean we’ll have to eat…normal plane food? *shudders*

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

You can get Northern Irish Tayto sandwiches on Aer Lingus flights from Belfast
# Nordie Tayto
From The Daily Edge
# Nordie Tayto

You can get Northern Irish Tayto sandwiches on Aer Lingus flights from Belfast

Feb 17th 2016, 2:39 PM 6,556 Views 9 Comments

:O

# aer-lingus - Friday 12 February, 2016

Open thread: What's your pre-match lucky charm?
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus
From The42
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus

Open thread: What's your pre-match lucky charm?

Feb 12th 2016, 4:14 PM 4,870 Views 4 Comments

Got any lucky pants hiding in a drawer? Tell us everything…

# aer-lingus - Thursday 11 February, 2016

6 ways to turn any major sporting event into a deadly Irish party
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus
From The42
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus

6 ways to turn any major sporting event into a deadly Irish party

Feb 11th 2016, 3:01 PM 254 Views 0 Comments

Olé, olé, olé. olé, olé…

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

10 reasons Irish fans are the best in the world
# Home Advantage
From The42
# Home Advantage

10 reasons Irish fans are the best in the world

Feb 9th 2016, 4:13 PM 25,429 Views 42 Comments

We know how to make ourselves feel right at home.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Need a little pick-me-up today? Step right this way
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus

Need a little pick-me-up today? Step right this way

Jan 5th 2016, 11:28 AM 39,098 Views 13 Comments

We can do this.