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#Air Travel

# air-travel - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Aer Lingus may have to consider further job cuts
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus may have to consider further job cuts

May 5th 2011, 9:40 AM 512 Views 0 Comments

The airline says the continued weakness of the Irish economy means its profits won’t be as high as first expected.

# air-travel - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Aviation company behind Cork air crash 'in danger of losing its licence to fly'
# Cork Air Crash
# Cork Air Crash

Aviation company behind Cork air crash 'in danger of losing its licence to fly'

May 4th 2011, 11:28 AM 3,167 Views 0 Comments

Concerns over Barcelona-based Flightline outlined as BBC radio programme hears how survivor’s recollection of the horror crash.

# air-travel - Friday 29 April, 2011

# air-travel - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations

Apr 26th 2011, 3:03 PM 528 Views 0 Comments

The ash cloud from Iceland’s (still unpronounceable) Eyjafjallajökull volcano could have caused engines to fail and seriously scratched up windows.

# air-travel - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

New air traffic control rules after Michelle Obama's plane aborts landing
# US
# US

New air traffic control rules after Michelle Obama's plane aborts landing

Apr 20th 2011, 9:19 PM 1,961 Views 0 Comments

Flight carrying US first lady was forced to abort a landing after air traffic controllers mistakenly allowed the place come too close to a military plane.

# air-travel - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

US air traffic controller caught watching DVD on the job
Live Apr 19th 2011, 9:09 PM

US air traffic controller caught watching DVD on the job

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Live Apr 19th 2011, 8:17 PM

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Shatter proposes Ireland opts into EU passenger data sharing agreement
Live Apr 19th 2011, 6:12 PM

Shatter proposes Ireland opts into EU passenger data sharing agreement

Ryanair announces trials for reserved seating on selected flights
Live Apr 19th 2011, 12:08 PM

Ryanair announces trials for reserved seating on selected flights

# air-travel - Monday 18 April, 2011

Ryanair repeats calls for DAA "monopoly" break-up
Live Apr 18th 2011, 2:53 PM

Ryanair repeats calls for DAA "monopoly" break-up

# air-travel - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Video: Planes collide on ground at JFK Airport
Live Apr 12th 2011, 3:35 PM

Video: Planes collide on ground at JFK Airport

# air-travel - Monday 11 April, 2011

Take 5: Monday
Live Apr 11th 2011, 5:02 PM

Take 5: Monday

# air-travel - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

American aviation authority demands inspection of all older Boeing jets
# 737s
# 737s

American aviation authority demands inspection of all older Boeing jets

Apr 5th 2011, 9:51 AM 467 Views 0 Comments

The FAA’s order comes as Southwest Airlines finishes inspecting its entire fleet after a panel burst open mid-flight.

# air-travel - Monday 4 April, 2011

Southwest cancels 100 flights as cracks found in three planes
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Southwest cancels 100 flights as cracks found in three planes

Apr 4th 2011, 3:27 PM 1,052 Views 0 Comments

After a hole appears – mid-flight – in the roof of one plane, checks show at least three jets with structural problems.

# air-travel - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Ryanair jokes it is introducing "child-free" flights
# Early Prank
# Early Prank

Ryanair jokes it is introducing "child-free" flights

Mar 31st 2011, 12:57 PM 1,586 Views 0 Comments

# air-travel - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Dublin Airport defends low ranking in international airport survey
# Airport League
# Airport League

Dublin Airport defends low ranking in international airport survey

Mar 30th 2011, 5:23 PM 2,207 Views 0 Comments

Confidential report shows Ireland’s main airport ranks 98th out of 146 international air hubs – but DAA says it compares well with its peer airports in Europe.

Ryanair puts €2 levy on all passengers from Monday
# Ryanair Levy
# Ryanair Levy

Ryanair puts €2 levy on all passengers from Monday

Mar 30th 2011, 4:15 PM 1,477 Views 0 Comments

Airline says passengers will have to pay for costs of compensation the company is legally obliged to pay under EU law in case of flight cancellations and delays.

# air-travel - Saturday 26 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Mar 26th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,684 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed earlier.

# air-travel - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

# air-travel - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Brian McFadden questioned over alleged air rage incident
# McFadden
From The Daily Edge
# McFadden

Brian McFadden questioned over alleged air rage incident

Feb 17th 2011, 2:37 PM 1,487 Views 0 Comments

Former Westlife star denies being drunk and disruptive on flight from LA to Syndey.

# air-travel - Monday 14 February, 2011

Boeing unveil new jet in bid to boost sales
# Air Travel
From Business ETC
# Air Travel

Boeing unveil new jet in bid to boost sales

Feb 14th 2011, 4:29 PM 446 Views 0 Comments

The new 747 jetliner is the world’s longest and will seat 467 passengers.

# air-travel - Friday 11 February, 2011

FF made Ireland 'Europe's biggest loser', says Ryanair
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

FF made Ireland 'Europe's biggest loser', says Ryanair

Feb 11th 2011, 12:39 PM 1,682 Views 0 Comments

The travel tax is blamed, as independent research shows air travel in Ireland was hit harder than anywhere else in Europe.

Report into Cork disaster could take 'more than a year'
# Cork Crash
# Cork Crash

Report into Cork disaster could take 'more than a year'

Feb 11th 2011, 8:14 AM 1,479 Views 0 Comments

Investigations begin into yesterday’s Cork disaster, with both flight recorders recovered – but it could take some time.

# air-travel - Thursday 10 February, 2011

How news of the Cork disaster broke on Twitter
# Cork Crash
# Cork Crash

How news of the Cork disaster broke on Twitter

Feb 10th 2011, 2:32 PM 2,067 Views 0 Comments

The serious nature of the morning’s plane crash unfolded in all its tragedy through both news accounts and regular tweeters.

Manx2 accident within six months of Belfast-Cork launch
# Cork Crash
# Cork Crash

Manx2 accident within six months of Belfast-Cork launch

Feb 10th 2011, 1:42 PM 2,384 Views 0 Comments

Manx2 had only launched its Belfast-Cork route six months ago, established its permanent base in Belfast in October.

# air-travel - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Ryanair appeals Spanish court ruling on boarding card fees
# Ryanair
From Business ETC
# Ryanair

Ryanair appeals Spanish court ruling on boarding card fees

Jan 18th 2011, 12:58 PM 775 Views 1 Comment

The airline says the ruling of a Spanish court – which said the €40 fee for reissuing boarding cards was illegal – was “bizarre”.

# air-travel - Tuesday 28 December, 2010

US airports reopen after snowstorm
# US
# US

US airports reopen after snowstorm

Dec 28th 2010, 12:20 PM 176 Views 0 Comments

Air travel disruptions continue as airlines struggle to accommodate passengers on already-busy flights.

# air-travel - Monday 27 December, 2010

Snowstorm strikes east coast of US
# US
# US

Snowstorm strikes east coast of US

Dec 27th 2010, 10:46 AM 339 Views 0 Comments

Four eastern states declare states of emergency after heavy snowfall which is hampering rail, road and air travel.

# air-travel - Friday 24 December, 2010

Airports scramble to get passengers home for Christmas
# Brrr
# Brrr

Airports scramble to get passengers home for Christmas

Dec 24th 2010, 1:21 PM 771 Views 0 Comments

Irish airports are open and operating this morning, but further delays are expected due to a backlog of flights and poor conditions at other airports.

# air-travel - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Dublin Airport closed until 5am as chaos continues
# Brrr
# Brrr

Dublin Airport closed until 5am as chaos continues

Dec 23rd 2010, 7:01 PM 1,808 Views 0 Comments

The main runway at Ireland’s biggest airport freezes over again, causing further headaches for tens of thousands.

# air-travel - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

Air travellers and commuters struggling as thaw holds off

Air travellers and commuters struggling as thaw holds off

Dec 21st 2010, 8:25 AM 567 Views 0 Comments

That’s the bad news. The good news is that some of you are in for a White Christmas.

# air-travel - Monday 20 December, 2010

Travellers face serious delays as cold snap rolls on
# Brrr
# Brrr

Travellers face serious delays as cold snap rolls on

Dec 20th 2010, 8:20 AM 678 Views 0 Comments

Traditionally busy Christmas travel period getting off to bad start with cancellations and delays at a range of European airports.

# air-travel - Thursday 2 December, 2010

Dublin Airport closed again, while gas explosion closes O’Connell St
# Big Freeze
# Big Freeze

Dublin Airport closed again, while gas explosion closes O’Connell St

Dec 2nd 2010, 1:43 PM 4,544 Views 0 Comments

A suspected gas explosion on O’Connell St closes the main thoroughfare, as snow continues to fall on the capital.

Transport chaos as temperatures hit record -14° lows
# Snowwatch
# Snowwatch

Transport chaos as temperatures hit record -14° lows

Dec 2nd 2010, 8:11 AM 1,494 Views 0 Comments

Dublin Airport records one of its lowest temperatures ever as icy roads continue to hamper Ireland’s travel plans.

# air-travel - Friday 5 November, 2010

Plane crashes in Pakistan and Cuba kill 90
# Air Crashes
# Air Crashes

Plane crashes in Pakistan and Cuba kill 90

Nov 5th 2010, 1:15 PM 305 Views 0 Comments

All passengers are killed after 22 die in a crash near Karachi, while all 68 on board a Cuban aircraft also perish.

# air-travel - Monday 1 November, 2010

Ryanair's profit takes off despite ash cloud
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair's profit takes off despite ash cloud

Nov 1st 2010, 10:00 AM 287 Views 0 Comments

Forget Eyjafjallajokull: despite having to cancel hundreds of flights, Ryanair’s profits increased by 17%.