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#Aer Lingus

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Low fares mean Ryanair jets are getting really full
# Packed Planes
# Packed Planes

Low fares mean Ryanair jets are getting really full

Sep 3rd 2014, 6:33 PM 24,466 Views 44 Comments

Record 9.4 million punters used the low-cost carrier last month.

# aer-lingus - Friday 29 August, 2014

Aer Lingus cancels Cork-Brussels service
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Aer Lingus cancels Cork-Brussels service

Aug 29th 2014, 10:22 AM 13,271 Views 85 Comments

A spokesperson for Cork Airport said that it proved difficult to make the service a viable, sustainable route.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Ryanair has taken the wraps off its business class 'goodies' (but there's no little blue curtain)
# Executive Treatment
# Executive Treatment

Ryanair has taken the wraps off its business class 'goodies' (but there's no little blue curtain)

Aug 27th 2014, 11:44 AM 21,316 Views 59 Comments

But there will be (a few) seats with extra leg room.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Michael O'Leary expects Ming to fly Ryanair back to Roscommon and spend his MEP euros
# Austerity Budget Carrier
# Austerity Budget Carrier

Michael O'Leary expects Ming to fly Ryanair back to Roscommon and spend his MEP euros

Aug 21st 2014, 11:37 AM 20,891 Views 38 Comments

The airline unveiled nine new routes from Dublin this morning.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Did you fly from Dublin to London last year? You helped make it the second busiest international route in the world
# Crowded Skies
# Crowded Skies

Did you fly from Dublin to London last year? You helped make it the second busiest international route in the world

Aug 12th 2014, 3:13 PM 16,306 Views 26 Comments

Damn you, Chinese Taipei – Hong Kong. So close.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Aug 7th 2014, 11:05 PM 14,122 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Obama considering hitting Iraq, Russia’s ban on EU food, and Denis O’Brien…

Aer Lingus flight diverted to Toulouse due to bomb scare at Perpignan airport
# France
# France

Aer Lingus flight diverted to Toulouse due to bomb scare at Perpignan airport

Aug 7th 2014, 6:08 PM 23,486 Views 38 Comments

Perpignan airport was evacuated due to a bomb scare this afternoon.

Denis O'Brien has sold a €4.7 million stake in Aer Lingus
# Cashing Out
# Cashing Out

Denis O'Brien has sold a €4.7 million stake in Aer Lingus

Aug 7th 2014, 5:32 PM 17,369 Views 51 Comments

O’Brien now owns just over 2.4% of the airline.

One-fifth more long haul passengers for Aer Lingus last month
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

One-fifth more long haul passengers for Aer Lingus last month

Aug 7th 2014, 8:25 AM 4,931 Views 18 Comments

The airline’s latest passeger load figures show that over 6 million people flew with Aer Lingus in the first seven months of this year.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Knock airport is on track for its best year ever
# Go West
# Go West

Knock airport is on track for its best year ever

Aug 6th 2014, 3:42 PM 12,086 Views 55 Comments

The Mayo airport is expected to cater for around 700,000 passengers this year

Did Alan Shatter really cheat death at Dublin Airport yesterday?
# Shatter Myself
# Shatter Myself

Did Alan Shatter really cheat death at Dublin Airport yesterday?

Aug 6th 2014, 12:14 PM 42,325 Views 71 Comments

The former justice minister reportedly had a lucky escape yesterday…

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus' revenue?
# On The Up
# On The Up

How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus' revenue?

Jul 30th 2014, 8:52 AM 5,408 Views 16 Comments

The airline said that even though the first half of the year is traditionally loss-making, this year they saw an improvement.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning
# When The Thunder Rolls
# When The Thunder Rolls

Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning

Jul 19th 2014, 1:49 PM 13,849 Views 11 Comments

A number of flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled as there is a 70% risk of thunderstorms.

# aer-lingus - Friday 18 July, 2014

Mueller calls time on Aer Lingus career
# Departure Gate
# Departure Gate

Mueller calls time on Aer Lingus career

Jul 18th 2014, 1:11 PM 11,514 Views 17 Comments

The airline chief will move on in May next year.

# aer-lingus - Friday 4 July, 2014

Aer Lingus growing strongly, but they've still carried less in 2014 than Ryanair did last month
# On The Up
# On The Up

Aer Lingus growing strongly, but they've still carried less in 2014 than Ryanair did last month

Jul 4th 2014, 10:01 AM 8,708 Views 46 Comments

All in all, both airlines customer numbers are going in the right direction.

# aer-lingus - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Last opportunity' to resolve Aer Lingus pension dispute
# Sky High
# Sky High

'Last opportunity' to resolve Aer Lingus pension dispute

Jun 27th 2014, 6:50 PM 14,278 Views 27 Comments

The company says that its decision to accept the hit will defuse the risk of future strikes.

The briefcase: subprime mortgages, house prices and burying a Bentley
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The briefcase: subprime mortgages, house prices and burying a Bentley

Jun 27th 2014, 12:08 PM 6,211 Views 4 Comments

This was the week in business…

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Flying today? Check the details: lots of flights in France cancelled and delayed due to strike
# Strrrrrrrrrike
# Strrrrrrrrrike

Flying today? Check the details: lots of flights in France cancelled and delayed due to strike

Jun 24th 2014, 7:25 AM 7,052 Views 17 Comments

Ryanair has cancelled 26 flights, while Aer Lingus has warned all customers to expect delays.

# aer-lingus - Monday 23 June, 2014

Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France's air traffic control strike
# Strike
# Strike

Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France's air traffic control strike

Jun 23rd 2014, 5:30 PM 22,434 Views 25 Comments

Controllers are striking over planned cuts under the European Commission’s ‘Single Sky Europe’ programme.

# aer-lingus - Friday 20 June, 2014

The briefcase: this was the week in business
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The briefcase: this was the week in business

Jun 20th 2014, 12:00 PM 4,259 Views 3 Comments

Opening shots in the budget war, cuddly Ryanair, and everything in between…

# aer-lingus - Monday 16 June, 2014

Take two: Aer Lingus flight to try the journey to the US again after cabin crew fell ill
# Air Sickness
# Air Sickness

Take two: Aer Lingus flight to try the journey to the US again after cabin crew fell ill

Jun 16th 2014, 7:17 AM 16,177 Views 27 Comments

The Boston-bound flight with 280 people on board had to turn back to Dublin Airport.

# aer-lingus - Friday 13 June, 2014

Heineken Cup drives record month for Aer Lingus
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

Heineken Cup drives record month for Aer Lingus

Jun 13th 2014, 3:03 PM 7,545 Views 5 Comments

Traffic to the Heineken Cup final in Cardiff was a major driver for the short-hop specialist in May.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Both sides in Aer Lingus row accept Labour Court plan (...and holidaymakers breathe a sigh of relief)
# Striking Off
# Striking Off

Both sides in Aer Lingus row accept Labour Court plan (...and holidaymakers breathe a sigh of relief)

Jun 12th 2014, 3:04 PM 6,526 Views 31 Comments

Detailed negotiations between staff and management are expected to take place over the next few weeks.

Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike
# Strike Impact
# Strike Impact

Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike

Jun 12th 2014, 10:10 AM 4,715 Views 33 Comments

The Airline said this morning that it expects operating profit to drop by as much as 20% because of the work stoppage

It's safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union
# Strike Is Off
# Strike Is Off

It's safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union

Jun 12th 2014, 9:03 AM 5,524 Views 32 Comments

Impact trade union said if today’s Labour Court recommendation is accepted, there will be “industrial peace”.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jun 11th 2014, 10:42 PM 17,308 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the Aer Lingus strikes, GSOC bugging and Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland.

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off

Jun 11th 2014, 10:40 PM 17,186 Views 94 Comments

One of the unions involved in Labour Court talks said today that progress had been made and so the two strike days have been deferred.

Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences

Jun 11th 2014, 6:15 AM 5,290 Views 14 Comments

The two will attend the Labour court in attempt to settle a long-running dispute over rosters.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

What's the world's most popular international airline?
# Flying High
# Flying High

What's the world's most popular international airline?

Jun 10th 2014, 12:44 PM 22,362 Views 74 Comments

The answer might surprise you.

# aer-lingus - Monday 9 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jun 9th 2014, 10:51 PM 20,535 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about mother and baby homes, a homeless shelter and the death of Rik Mayall.

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks
# Dispute
# Dispute

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks

Jun 9th 2014, 9:01 PM 8,167 Views 32 Comments

The union and airline are engaged in a dispute that centres on rosters, which cabin crew want changed.

Varadkar: LRC stands ready to settle Aer Lingus row ahead of threatened strike
# Megaphone Off
# Megaphone Off

Varadkar: LRC stands ready to settle Aer Lingus row ahead of threatened strike

Jun 9th 2014, 1:02 PM 4,847 Views 16 Comments

Two more days of strike action are being threatened by cabin crew staff in a row over rosters.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jun 7th 2014, 9:25 PM 16,527 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about negotiations over strike action at Aer Lingus, a political opinion poll, and Ukraine’s new president.

Further strike action at Aer Lingus a "matter of grave concern"
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Further strike action at Aer Lingus a "matter of grave concern"

Jun 7th 2014, 8:31 PM 19,476 Views 129 Comments

Impact staff at the airline are to issue management with notice of two further one-day strikes.

# aer-lingus - Friday 6 June, 2014

More strikes for Aer Lingus as talks collapse
# Strike Continues
# Strike Continues

More strikes for Aer Lingus as talks collapse

Jun 6th 2014, 10:00 PM 17,509 Views 144 Comments

IMPACT to issue notice of two one-day strikes.

Strike drives Aer Lingus May passenger numbers below 2013 level
# Sky Traffic
# Sky Traffic

Strike drives Aer Lingus May passenger numbers below 2013 level

Jun 6th 2014, 10:59 AM 4,587 Views 10 Comments

Long haul journeys are way up, thanks to a big increase in capacity.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

'Like a fella kicking his wife': Clare Daly slams Aer Lingus for removing perks from workers
# Bully Boy Tactics
# Bully Boy Tactics

'Like a fella kicking his wife': Clare Daly slams Aer Lingus for removing perks from workers

Jun 4th 2014, 5:38 PM 23,860 Views 117 Comments

The independent TD said the airline’s decision to remove perks from cabin crew who went on strike last week was “outrageous”.

Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today

Jun 4th 2014, 8:28 AM 6,292 Views 74 Comments

The removal of discounted flight privileges will be raised at today’s meeting.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Aer Lingus services resume after cabin crew strike
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus services resume after cabin crew strike

May 31st 2014, 9:09 AM 6,756 Views 38 Comments

The airline was forced to ground almost all its flights yesterday, at an estimated cost of €10m, over a work schedule dispute.