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#Air Traffic

# air-traffic - Friday 12 June, 2020

Ireland’s air traffic decline 'among worst in Europe'
# Travel
# Travel

Ireland’s air traffic decline 'among worst in Europe'

Jun 12th 2020, 5:17 PM 22,566 Views 26 Comments

There was a 83% decrease in flights in May this year compared to the same month in 2019.

# air-traffic - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Ryanair applies for UK licence ahead of Brexit
# Brexit Ready
# Brexit Ready

Ryanair applies for UK licence ahead of Brexit

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:18 PM 21,416 Views 22 Comments

Other airlines have made similar moves amid concerns that Brexit could severely disrupt air traffic between Britain and continental Europe.

# air-traffic - Monday 8 June, 2015

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...
# Striiiiiike
# Striiiiiike

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...

Jun 8th 2015, 8:46 AM 22,837 Views 12 Comments

There are four air traffic strikes planned in the coming days.

# air-traffic - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Cork Airport may be 'world class' - but it keeps on losing passengers
# A Sinking Cork
# A Sinking Cork

Cork Airport may be 'world class' - but it keeps on losing passengers

Feb 10th 2015, 6:05 PM 25,053 Views 91 Comments

Traffic through the airport is going down and down.

# air-traffic - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

NASA is creating its own air traffic control system for drones
# Management
# Management

NASA is creating its own air traffic control system for drones

Sep 2nd 2014, 11:28 AM 38,402 Views 20 Comments

The control system will be entirely automated, and will be first used for agriculture next year.

# air-traffic - Friday 18 July, 2014

This dramatic radar image shows airlines reacting to the crash of MH17
# Mh17
# Mh17

This dramatic radar image shows airlines reacting to the crash of MH17

Jul 18th 2014, 10:49 AM 55,567 Views 51 Comments

Decisive measures were taken.

# air-traffic - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

So what happens when you leave an intern in charge of a busy airport runway?
# Collision Course
# Collision Course

So what happens when you leave an intern in charge of a busy airport runway?

Jul 15th 2014, 9:40 AM 24,263 Views 24 Comments

You might end up with two planes almost colliding, which is what happened last month in Vietnam.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

French air traffic controllers end their strike after two days
# France
# France

French air traffic controllers end their strike after two days

Jun 25th 2014, 6:55 PM 8,278 Views 20 Comments

The strike was due to run until the weekend, but was cancelled after marathon talks between unions and the government.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport

Jun 11th 2014, 11:19 AM 20,073 Views 21 Comments

After getting the warning one of the aircraft had to make an immediate right turn to avoid a crash.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day

May 14th 2014, 7:44 AM 6,491 Views 12 Comments

Air traffic figures for April show an increase at all three airports with Shannon seeing a significant rise of over 30 per cent.

# air-traffic - Monday 13 January, 2014

Up, up, up: Passenger traffic at Dublin Airport
# Air Traffic
# Air Traffic

Up, up, up: Passenger traffic at Dublin Airport

Jan 13th 2014, 8:18 PM 11,440 Views 38 Comments

As a result of the passenger rise, DAA will pay a €5.6 million rebate to airlines who saw passenger growth in 2013.

# air-traffic - Monday 28 October, 2013

An Taisce claim air-travel tax will be re-introduced to combat climate change
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

An Taisce claim air-travel tax will be re-introduced to combat climate change

Oct 28th 2013, 12:53 PM 9,595 Views 197 Comments

The environmental group says that scrapping the tax makes no “long-term sense” and wants Ireland to make increasing use of ferry crossings.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

With the Air Travel Tax gone, Ryanair commits to a million more passengers
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

With the Air Travel Tax gone, Ryanair commits to a million more passengers

Oct 16th 2013, 3:54 PM 12,939 Views 52 Comments

The airline says it wants to meet Irish airport bosses to discus growing its traffic in and out of Ireland by at least one million passengers a year from April 2014.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Air traffic at Dublin and Shannon is up, but Cork is down
# Air Traffic
# Air Traffic

Air traffic at Dublin and Shannon is up, but Cork is down

Oct 9th 2013, 3:07 PM 6,297 Views 55 Comments

Dublin Airport handled nearly 500 flights every day in September, with 62 in Cork and 60 in Shannon.

# air-traffic - Thursday 4 July, 2013

3% more passengers fly with Aer Lingus in June
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

3% more passengers fly with Aer Lingus in June

Jul 4th 2013, 8:07 AM 2,959 Views 17 Comments

While long haul flown passengers is up by 17.2 per cent last month compared to the same time last year.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Nose dive: Aer Lingus passenger numbers drop for April
# Flights
# Flights

Nose dive: Aer Lingus passenger numbers drop for April

May 8th 2013, 1:40 PM 8,632 Views 65 Comments

The airline blames the timing of the bank holiday weekend for a 2.5 per cent drop in passengers.

# air-traffic - Monday 11 March, 2013

Airline passengers warned of snow delays at Dublin Airport
# Brrrrr!
# Brrrrr!

Airline passengers warned of snow delays at Dublin Airport

Mar 11th 2013, 9:08 AM 14,364 Views 35 Comments

Flight operations were briefly suspended to allow de-icing; passengers should expect delays in both arrival and departure.

# air-traffic - Monday 14 January, 2013

IAA: 2013 another "tough year" for Irish aviation industry
# Air Traffic
# Air Traffic

IAA: 2013 another "tough year" for Irish aviation industry

Jan 14th 2013, 3:53 PM 4,557 Views 4 Comments

However, Irish air traffic has returned to ‘modest growth’ in 2012, and there are signs that a more consistent growth will emerge, said the Irish Aviation Authority.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Stansted Airport “getting back to normal”
# Snowfall
# Snowfall

Stansted Airport “getting back to normal”

Dec 5th 2012, 1:35 PM 9,021 Views 13 Comments

Meanwhile, Luton airport has reopened but is also experiencing delays due to snowfall.

# air-traffic - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Pic: What happens when Americans fly home for Thanksgiving
# All The Way Home
From The Daily Edge
# All The Way Home

Pic: What happens when Americans fly home for Thanksgiving

Nov 22nd 2012, 10:07 AM 15,679 Views 27 Comments

Busy skies much?

# air-traffic - Monday 14 May, 2012

International flights down 3 per cent at Dublin, Cork and Shannon
# Flying
# Flying

International flights down 3 per cent at Dublin, Cork and Shannon

May 14th 2012, 1:09 PM 1,664 Views 7 Comments

IAA figures show that total flights in Irish airspace fell by 1.2 per cent last month compared to April 2011.

# air-traffic - Thursday 12 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Apr 12th 2012, 8:11 PM 4,919 Views 1 Comment

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Cyprus air traffic controllers go on four-hour strike
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cyprus air traffic controllers go on four-hour strike

Jan 18th 2012, 2:22 PM 991 Views 2 Comments

Unions say their staff are paid through a levy on airlines – and therefore shouldn’t be subject to a national pay freeze.

# air-traffic - Monday 16 January, 2012

2011 is Knock Airport's busiest year to date
# Knock Airport
# Knock Airport

2011 is Knock Airport's busiest year to date

Jan 16th 2012, 9:54 AM 1,273 Views 5 Comments

Passenger levels rose 11 per cent last year, but the airport says 2012 is expected to be ‘challenging’.

# air-traffic - Monday 17 October, 2011

Dublin Airport flights resume after 100 kmh winds
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport flights resume after 100 kmh winds

Oct 17th 2011, 5:09 PM 1,515 Views 10 Comments

Normal flight operations have resumed in Dublin Airport, as heavy winds earlier this afternoon begin to abate.

# air-traffic - Monday 8 August, 2011

Take 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Monday

Aug 8th 2011, 4:50 PM 2,093 Views 7 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

German air traffic control strike set for tomorrow
# Air Traffic
# Air Traffic

German air traffic control strike set for tomorrow

Aug 8th 2011, 2:25 PM 3,331 Views 0 Comments

Air travel disruptions ahead as union plans for six-hour strike over controllers’ pay and employment conditions in Germany.

# air-traffic - Thursday 4 August, 2011

German air traffic control strike averted
# Germany
# Germany

German air traffic control strike averted

Aug 4th 2011, 12:02 PM 243 Views 3 Comments

Controllers drop their planned strike despite lodging appeal against injunction.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

German air traffic controllers appeal court ruling banning strike action
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

German air traffic controllers appeal court ruling banning strike action

Aug 3rd 2011, 5:42 PM 799 Views 7 Comments

3,400 flight controllers were due to stop work for six hours tomorrow – but a German court has banned the strike.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates

May 25th 2011, 4:01 PM 192 Views 0 Comments

Air traffic has resumed over Germany after the threat from volcanic ash forced airlines to cancel flights earlier today. Meanwhile, the Irish Aviation Authority says there will be no impact on Irish airspace for at least the next 48 hours.

# air-traffic - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Take 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

Apr 14th 2011, 4:55 PM 2,778 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Holiday chaos avoided as Spanish airports avert strike action
# Spain
# Spain

Holiday chaos avoided as Spanish airports avert strike action

Mar 16th 2011, 12:15 PM 590 Views 0 Comments

The company that runs Spain’s airports reaches a preliminary agreement with trade unions to call off 22 days of strike action.

# air-traffic - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Take 5: Ash Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Ash Wednesday

Mar 9th 2011, 4:58 PM 1,360 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Spanish airport strikes could put sun holidays on ice
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish airport strikes could put sun holidays on ice

Mar 9th 2011, 11:38 AM 1,657 Views 0 Comments

Millions of airline passengers could see holiday plans ruined after Spanish airport staff announced a series of planned strikes.

# air-traffic - Friday 20 August, 2010

European air traffic problems
# Air Traffic
# Air Traffic

European air traffic problems

Aug 20th 2010, 4:02 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

# air-traffic - Wednesday 21 July, 2010

Irish flights to France stopped by strikes
# France Strikes
# France Strikes

Irish flights to France stopped by strikes

Jul 21st 2010, 6:04 PM 182 Views 0 Comments

Flights cancelled as third air traffic strike get underway.