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#Aer Lingus

# aer-lingus - Monday 12 January, 2015

Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years
# Going Down
# Going Down

Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years

Jan 12th 2015, 1:00 PM 17,632 Views 63 Comments

Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?

# aer-lingus - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Aer Lingus reaps the spoils of a global oil glut as passengers pay sky-high fuel levies
# Fuelled To Go
# Fuelled To Go

Aer Lingus reaps the spoils of a global oil glut as passengers pay sky-high fuel levies

Jan 11th 2015, 8:15 AM 20,496 Views 62 Comments

Fuel costs have gone through the floor, but customers aren’t getting much benefit.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Aer Lingus named among the world's top safest low-cost airlines
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Aer Lingus named among the world's top safest low-cost airlines

Jan 7th 2015, 9:55 PM 21,438 Views 50 Comments

However the airline’s passenger numbers fell in December.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Aer Lingus rejects takeover offer from the owner of British Airways
# The British Aren't Coming
# The British Aren't Coming

Aer Lingus rejects takeover offer from the owner of British Airways

Dec 18th 2014, 7:01 PM 9,125 Views 52 Comments

The Irish carrier isn’t happy with their valuation.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Orlando-bound flight diverted back to Dublin due to "technical fault"
# Turned Back
# Turned Back

Orlando-bound flight diverted back to Dublin due to "technical fault"

Dec 9th 2014, 7:47 PM 10,930 Views 36 Comments

The plane was just south of Iceland when a decision was made to turn back to Dublin.

# aer-lingus - Friday 5 December, 2014

Aer Lingus's CEO is going to be the new boss of Malaysia Airlines
# Christoph Mueller
# Christoph Mueller

Aer Lingus's CEO is going to be the new boss of Malaysia Airlines

Dec 5th 2014, 12:24 PM 14,237 Views 35 Comments

He previously occupied top positions at German flag carrier Lufthansa and the former Belgian carrier Sabena.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Ryanair should clock over 90m passengers this year. That means some tidy profits
# Nice Little Earner
# Nice Little Earner

Ryanair should clock over 90m passengers this year. That means some tidy profits

Dec 4th 2014, 4:12 PM 12,462 Views 41 Comments

The company was worth over €13 billion on the share market today for the first time ever.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Union insists no plans for Christmas strike as Aer Lingus cabin crew vote on action
# Christmas
# Christmas

Union insists no plans for Christmas strike as Aer Lingus cabin crew vote on action

Nov 30th 2014, 3:39 PM 8,277 Views 19 Comments

Impact has issued a new ballot on industrial action following legal advice.

# aer-lingus - Monday 10 November, 2014

Dolores O'Riordan released from hospital and garda custody
# Arrest
# Arrest

Dolores O'Riordan released from hospital and garda custody

Nov 10th 2014, 10:50 PM 82,120 Views 0 Comments

A flight attendant and a garda were assaulted in the incident.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Aer Lingus staff accept 'milestone' pension deal
# Deal Reached
# Deal Reached

Aer Lingus staff accept 'milestone' pension deal

Nov 5th 2014, 5:48 PM 10,281 Views 21 Comments

Aer Lingus shares rose 4.9% on the Dublin market after the 70% vote in favour of the pension deal.

# aer-lingus - Friday 31 October, 2014

Man who wrote Ebola on Aer Lingus coffee cup set for court appearance
# Aer Scare
# Aer Scare

Man who wrote Ebola on Aer Lingus coffee cup set for court appearance

Oct 31st 2014, 8:08 AM 20,041 Views 0 Comments

The man is believed to have written “Attentione Ebola” on the cup.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Passenger arrested for writing Ebola on an Aer Lingus coffee cup
# Hoax
# Hoax

Passenger arrested for writing Ebola on an Aer Lingus coffee cup

Oct 30th 2014, 5:05 PM 38,021 Views 55 Comments

Two female passengers and a male passenger were arrested at the scene.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Aer Lingus introducing moustachioed plane to its fleet for Movember
# Moplane
From The Daily Edge
# Moplane

Aer Lingus introducing moustachioed plane to its fleet for Movember

Oct 23rd 2014, 11:57 AM 4,048 Views 3 Comments

His name is Des.

# aer-lingus - Friday 10 October, 2014

Aer Lingus flight to Lanzarote diverted to Shannon after medical emergency
# U-turn
# U-turn

Aer Lingus flight to Lanzarote diverted to Shannon after medical emergency

Oct 10th 2014, 5:28 PM 23,861 Views 38 Comments

A male passenger is being treated in hospital in Limerick.

# aer-lingus - Monday 6 October, 2014

Aer Lingus passenger numbers on the rise
# Traffic
# Traffic

Aer Lingus passenger numbers on the rise

Oct 6th 2014, 9:17 AM 2,322 Views 4 Comments

Passengers numbers are now up 4.5% for the first nine months of the year.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O'Gara one)
# Mad Men
# Mad Men

Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O'Gara one)

Sep 23rd 2014, 2:34 PM 33,389 Views 34 Comments

The advertisement was deemed ‘overtly sexual in nature’ and ‘provocative’ by the ASAI.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Russia's threatening to block its airspace - Irish airlines say it's grand
# Empty Threat
# Empty Threat

Russia's threatening to block its airspace - Irish airlines say it's grand

Sep 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 16,782 Views 31 Comments

If Russia did press ahead with a ban, it would have an impact on some European airlines, but this move would likely hurt Russia more than anyone.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Aer Lingus passenger numbers continue to increase, up 7%
# Fly Away
# Fly Away

Aer Lingus passenger numbers continue to increase, up 7%

Sep 4th 2014, 7:56 AM 3,923 Views 13 Comments

There was also a 22.3% increase in the number of transatlantic passengers, which stood at 148,000.

# 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 24,480 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 13,308 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 21,334 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 20,908 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 16,333 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 14,134 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 23,506 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 17,384 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 4,949 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 12,116 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 42,347 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 5,426 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 13,867 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 11,534 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 8,732 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 14,296 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 6,227 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 7,057 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 22,446 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 4,278 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 16,190 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 7,556 Views 5 Comments

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