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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Aer Lingus

All time
# Take a Break
Take a break and check out Kodaline performing on an Aer Lingus flight
Inflight entertainment sorted.
# Pilot Programme
How difficult is it to become a pilot for an Irish airline?
Fourteen months training, for a start.
# Career Take Off
Ever wanted to fly an Aer Lingus plane? Now's your chance
It won’t cost you a penny, either.
# it must be love
Irish Rail and Aer Lingus battled it out on Twitter and it was mortifying
Warning: there were train-themed songs.
# Aer Lingus
Passengers claim Aer Lingus 'abandoned' them after flight diversion in Spain
The plane was diverted due to a medical emergency at midnight Friday and passengers did not get back to Dublin until 11am yesterday.
# Dublin Airport
Aer Lingus plane makes touch-and-go landing due to dangerous wind conditions
The plane landed successfully on its second attempt.
# slap on the wrist
Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed
The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.
# trazee
Dublin has been named the 'favourite city' of travellers the world over
Flawless. *flicks hair*
# Ready for takeoff
Europe gives green light to IAG's bid for Aer Lingus, but there was something unexpected
Slots at Gatwick must be given up for the deal to go through..
# dirtbirds
16 people around the world who think 'Aer Lingus' sounds filthy
They can’t get over it.
# Sold
Ryanair has voted to sell its Aer Lingus shares
The decision paves the way for the sale to IAG to be completed.
# the wings of love
A man proposed to his girlfriend on an Aer Lingus flight, and she had a very Irish reaction
“I’m gonna kill ya.”
# Compassion
Aer Lingus has really come through for Irish people affected by the Berkeley tragedy
The airline has been commended online for the sensitivity with which they have handled the situation.
# Aer Lingus
Here's why Irish people are sharing touching stories about Aer Lingus on Facebook
The airline has been commended for its “compassion” in helping the families of the Berkeley students.
# strange bedfellows
Now Ryanair is getting into bed with Aer Lingus's owner-to-be
The two airlines are part of a new lobby group.
# Flying High
These are the 10 best airlines in the world
Passengers across the world have had their say – and European carriers don’t get a look in.
# Perfect
Aer Lingus has solved the problem of dodgy airline food once and for all
What’s the deal with… Ireland’s airline food suddenly being so good?
# clipped frills
To the Supreme Court! Ryanair lawyers to appeal "ridiculous" watchdog ruling
The UK competition watchdog has ordered Ryanair to sell most of its stake in Aer Lingus.
# The Waiting Game
All eyes are on Ryanair as Etihad agrees to sell its piece of Aer Lingus
Your move Mr O’Leary, your move.
Have you noticed more Americans about town? Aer Lingus transatlantic passengers are up
The line could get a lot longer at the Book of Kells.
# the terminator
The former head of Aer Lingus is axeing 6000 staff at his new airline
The man dubbed The Terminator says Malaysia Airlines is “technically bankrupt”.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you support the sale of Aer Lingus?
Are you worried that such an iconic brand will be out of Irish hands?
# The briefcase
Here's everything you need to know about business this week
Everyone was talking about Aer Lingus taking off, Neary’s golf balls and workers winning… and losing.
# Man overboard
Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day
Michael McNamara’s not having a great week.
# Man overboard
Labour TD to lose Dáil office after voting against Aer Lingus sale
Michael McNamara is set to lose the Labour whip after saying he cannot support the proposed sale of Aer Lingus to IAG.
# State of the Nation
Fianna Fáil tries to delay Aer Lingus vote amid growing fears of job losses
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# clipped wings
Unions split on new Aer Lingus letter: SIPTU: "Important" .... IMPACT: "A fig leaf"
The Dáil is preparing to vote on the sale of the government’s stake in the airline later today.
# Aer Lingus
'A stage-managed charade': TDs are VERY unhappy about the Aer Lingus sale
The Aer Lingus sale is coming in for heavy criticism in the Dáil today.
# Three strikes and out
This TD WILL be expelled if he votes against Labour tomorrow
Michael McNamara is said to be undecided on whether he will support the proposed sale of the state’s stake in Aer Lingus.
# the saga continues
How Willie wooed the government on Aer Lingus - and what happens next
IAG has crossed one hurdle, but there is still another big one to come.
# ready for take-off
VERY angry scenes in the Dáil as TDs clash over Aer Lingus deal
Meanwhile, IAG CEO Willie Walsh is jetting in to ease union concerns.
# State of the Nation
Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Sold
After four long months, the government is set to FINALLY sell its stake in Aer Lingus
Transport minister Paschal Donohoe officially announced the sale’s approval at a press conference this evening.
# State of the Nation
Will Fine Gael and Labour come to blows over Aer Lingus sale?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# heads in the clouds
Robbie Henshaw now has his face on a plane - he'll be doing in-flight safety notices next
No, seriously. He will.
# ruggedair
Aer Lingus and Ryanair's latest Twitter battle was inspired by Father Ted
In honour of the 20th anniversary, of course.
# banter
Aer Lingus and Ryanair are throwing some serious shade at each other on Twitter
And it’s glorious.
# Dispute
Peaceful protest to take place at Dublin Airport
Former Aer Lingus and DAA staff are to take part.
# Pay Day
Aer Lingus bosses will share in millions if a sale goes ahead
There’s some big money riding on the IAG buyout offer.