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# airline - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Ryanair customers have been complaining about being seated rows apart on flights that aren't full
# Allocated Seating
# Allocated Seating

Ryanair customers have been complaining about being seated rows apart on flights that aren't full

Jun 13th 2017, 6:01 AM 31,254 Views 114 Comments

Passengers have reported being split up even though the flight they were travelling in was not full.

# airline - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

United Airlines boss apologises again after calling passenger 'disruptive and belligerent'
# Staff Email
# Staff Email

United Airlines boss apologises again after calling passenger 'disruptive and belligerent'

Apr 11th 2017, 9:58 PM 27,639 Views 52 Comments

David Dao, aged 69 was dragged off the United Airlines flight on Sunday after it was was overbooked.

# airline - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Indian politician admits hitting air steward 25 times with slipper
# Air India
# Air India

Indian politician admits hitting air steward 25 times with slipper

Mar 23rd 2017, 8:30 PM 17,703 Views 20 Comments

Indian media reports said the MP claimed he had a business class ticket but that Air India put him in an economy seat.

# airline - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board
# MH370
# MH370

'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board

Jan 21st 2017, 7:30 PM 34,745 Views 28 Comments

The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight was called off earlier this week.

# airline - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Korean Air crew to 'readily use stun guns' on troublesome passengers
# Safety
# Safety

Korean Air crew to 'readily use stun guns' on troublesome passengers

Dec 27th 2016, 4:37 PM 9,632 Views 10 Comments

The airline said it will also try to have at least one male flight attendant on duty for each flight.

# airline - Friday 2 December, 2016

Bolivia shuts down airline after Colombian plane crash
# Pilot Error
# Pilot Error

Bolivia shuts down airline after Colombian plane crash

Dec 2nd 2016, 4:27 PM 14,910 Views 16 Comments

The bodies of 64 Brazilians, five Bolivians, and a Venezuelan national are being flown back home today.

# airline - Monday 14 November, 2016

CityJet pilots vote for strike and warn they will ground airline before Christmas
# Transport
# Transport

CityJet pilots vote for strike and warn they will ground airline before Christmas

Nov 14th 2016, 5:45 PM 11,657 Views 18 Comments

However, the Dublin-based company has said that there will be no disruption to flights.

# airline - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Air China magazine warns passengers about 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people' in London
# Racism Row
# Racism Row

Air China magazine warns passengers about 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people' in London

Sep 8th 2016, 3:44 PM 23,636 Views 71 Comments

In-flight mag Wings of China has apologised for the article.

# airline - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Pilots arrested in Glasgow on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

Pilots arrested in Glasgow on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol

Aug 28th 2016, 6:09 PM 28,652 Views 26 Comments

Concerns were raised about the two men ahead of their 8am flight yesterday.

US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart
# Southwest Airlines
# Southwest Airlines

US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart

Aug 28th 2016, 2:51 PM 40,003 Views 24 Comments

The plane was taken out of service after landing safely in Florida.

# airline - Friday 26 August, 2016

Ryanair claims to be 'world's favourite airline' as passenger numbers soar
# High Flyers
# High Flyers

Ryanair claims to be 'world's favourite airline' as passenger numbers soar

Aug 26th 2016, 11:14 AM 16,331 Views 114 Comments

The latest consumer data put passenger numbers for Ryanair well above those of its competitors.

# airline - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Aer Lingus flight from Frankfurt to Dublin delayed overnight due to thunderstorm
# EI657
# EI657

Aer Lingus flight from Frankfurt to Dublin delayed overnight due to thunderstorm

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:08 PM 24,600 Views 40 Comments

Some 122 passengers were affected.

# airline - Friday 10 June, 2016

Heading to the Euros? Here's all the French you need*
# Sponsored By Cityjet
# Sponsored By Cityjet

Heading to the Euros? Here's all the French you need*

Jun 10th 2016, 4:47 PM 14,844 Views 27 Comments

*Almost.

# airline - Monday 23 May, 2016

Ryanair has just announced MASSIVE full year profits
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

Ryanair has just announced MASSIVE full year profits

May 23rd 2016, 9:26 AM 20,030 Views 69 Comments

The company reported €1.24 billion in profits at the end of March.

# airline - Friday 20 May, 2016

Ryanair's foray into Brexit could land them a police 'bribery' probe (and tonnes of publicity)
# Home To Gloat
# Home To Gloat

Ryanair's foray into Brexit could land them a police 'bribery' probe (and tonnes of publicity)

May 20th 2016, 4:02 PM 26,461 Views 63 Comments

The airline has a special offer to fly British expats back for the vote.

# airline - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Ryanair cancels 74 flights across Europe due to French air traffic control strike
# Bof
# Bof

Ryanair cancels 74 flights across Europe due to French air traffic control strike

May 19th 2016, 6:15 AM 30,405 Views 51 Comments

Just two flights in and out of Ireland with the airline are affected.

# airline - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Turbulence injured 17 people on plane landing into Dublin
# St Elmo's Fire
# St Elmo's Fire

Turbulence injured 17 people on plane landing into Dublin

May 11th 2016, 8:46 AM 38,243 Views 37 Comments

Passengers and crew were injured after the flight passed through a spell of turbulence.

# airline - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Ryanair to fly out to three new sun destinations from Cork Airport
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Ryanair to fly out to three new sun destinations from Cork Airport

Apr 14th 2016, 4:38 PM 30,561 Views 37 Comments

The new routes will add 50,000 extra passengers from the region.

# airline - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Low-fare carrier offers one-way flights to LA and San Francisco for €199
# Via Reykjavik
# Via Reykjavik

Low-fare carrier offers one-way flights to LA and San Francisco for €199

Jan 12th 2016, 2:45 PM 29,828 Views 51 Comments

The route involves a two-hour stopover in Iceland.

# airline - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Ryanair passenger whose genitals were burned by spilled tea settles claim
# Hot Liquid
# Hot Liquid

Ryanair passenger whose genitals were burned by spilled tea settles claim

Dec 16th 2015, 3:27 PM 42,635 Views 59 Comments

The 33-year-old’s social, domestic and recreational lifestyle was “interfered with” following the incident, he said.

# airline - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Man who claimed to be a duke and billed airline for his luxury holidays gets three years in jail
# Hotel Fraud
# Hotel Fraud

Man who claimed to be a duke and billed airline for his luxury holidays gets three years in jail

Dec 9th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,703 Views 12 Comments

The bookings were made using different email addresses that claimed to be making reservations for a British Airways employee.

# airline - Friday 27 November, 2015

Passengers treated for 'nervous crisis' after landing wheel collapses on runway
# Mexico City
# Mexico City

Passengers treated for 'nervous crisis' after landing wheel collapses on runway

Nov 27th 2015, 8:28 AM 16,214 Views 14 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

# airline - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Heavy fog causes third day of disruption for Irish air passengers
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Heavy fog causes third day of disruption for Irish air passengers

Nov 3rd 2015, 7:32 AM 12,649 Views 13 Comments

Passengers are advised to check with their airlines before travelling to the airport.

# airline - Monday 2 November, 2015

Flights to UK cancelled as heavy fog lingers on runways
# Fog
# Fog

Flights to UK cancelled as heavy fog lingers on runways

Nov 2nd 2015, 7:51 AM 13,597 Views 10 Comments

Knock-on delays are expected for other flights as low visibility procedures are in place.

# airline - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

The wet, awful summer was really good news for this man
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

The wet, awful summer was really good news for this man

Sep 9th 2015, 4:30 PM 11,800 Views 38 Comments

Ryanair expect to make over €1 billion this year. The bad summer hasn’t hurt at all.

# airline - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Doctor pleads not guilty to touching teenage girl on flight
# Charged
# Charged

Doctor pleads not guilty to touching teenage girl on flight

Sep 8th 2015, 6:40 PM 32,609 Views 0 Comments

The girl was travelling alone and frantically texted her mother during the encounter.

# airline - Friday 7 August, 2015

Swedish pilot uses axe to open toilet for drunk passenger
# The Drink
# The Drink

Swedish pilot uses axe to open toilet for drunk passenger

Aug 7th 2015, 6:20 AM 22,605 Views 18 Comments

The local police chief said the incident was not as dramatic as it might sound.

# airline - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Ryanair claims to be first airline to fly 10 million international passengers in a month
# Not Bad
# Not Bad

Ryanair claims to be first airline to fly 10 million international passengers in a month

Aug 5th 2015, 7:37 PM 12,593 Views 37 Comments

The airline is pretty happy with its results for last month.

# airline - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Suspected rat sighting forces plane to turn around
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Suspected rat sighting forces plane to turn around

Aug 1st 2015, 8:50 AM 23,353 Views 17 Comments

The Air India flight to Milan was forced to return to New Delhi.

# airline - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up

Jul 1st 2015, 2:24 PM 22,969 Views 43 Comments

CityJet is offering new flights to and from London City Airport.

# airline - Monday 15 June, 2015

This guy went to great lengths to prank airline passengers flying over his house
# Flight Of Fancy
From The Daily Edge
# Flight Of Fancy

This guy went to great lengths to prank airline passengers flying over his house

Jun 15th 2015, 2:32 PM 7,823 Views 3 Comments

*applause*

# airline - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Unions split on new Aer Lingus letter: SIPTU: "Important" .... IMPACT: "A fig leaf"
# Clipped Wings
# Clipped Wings

Unions split on new Aer Lingus letter: SIPTU: "Important" .... IMPACT: "A fig leaf"

May 28th 2015, 10:45 AM 9,091 Views 49 Comments

The Dáil is preparing to vote on the sale of the government’s stake in the airline later today.

# airline - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Not happening: Ryanair says it won't be flying to the US after all
# U-turn
# U-turn

Not happening: Ryanair says it won't be flying to the US after all

Mar 19th 2015, 11:01 PM 36,480 Views 50 Comments

On Monday, it was reported that Ryanair was looking at plans to fly between a dozen European and US cities.

Protest blocks Ryanair's first flight from Copenhagen
# Take Off's Off
# Take Off's Off

Protest blocks Ryanair's first flight from Copenhagen

Mar 19th 2015, 8:13 AM 24,980 Views 38 Comments

It was delayed for three hours.

# airline - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Small airline, small country, small minds – the Aer Lingus story
# Head In The Clouds
# Head In The Clouds

Small airline, small country, small minds – the Aer Lingus story

Feb 14th 2015, 10:07 AM 733 Views 71 Comments

Political interference has kept Aer Lingus one of the smallest airlines in Europe whilst its home-grown competition passed it by ten times over.

# airline - Friday 6 February, 2015

Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called 'mayday' just seconds after engine failed
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called 'mayday' just seconds after engine failed

Feb 6th 2015, 8:14 PM 15,057 Views 29 Comments

Today it emerged that the left engine was shut down manually by the crew “for unknown reasons”.

# airline - Monday 2 February, 2015

The three promises IAG has made to the Irish government about Aer Lingus
# Legally Binding
# Legally Binding

The three promises IAG has made to the Irish government about Aer Lingus

Feb 2nd 2015, 10:46 PM 20,140 Views 77 Comments

The company said it would make legally binding commmitments.

Need to get to Donegal? You can now fly there from Dublin
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Need to get to Donegal? You can now fly there from Dublin

Feb 2nd 2015, 12:39 PM 21,454 Views 34 Comments

A new Donegal-Glasgow route has also been announced.

# airline - Thursday 29 January, 2015

IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'

Jan 29th 2015, 3:55 PM 12,278 Views 86 Comments

The Transport Committee has been told that selling Aer Lingus share would ‘devastate’ Ireland’s economy and connectivity

# airline - Monday 26 January, 2015

Poll: Would you support the sale of Aer Lingus?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support the sale of Aer Lingus?

Jan 26th 2015, 9:35 AM 24,041 Views 87 Comments

Should the State have a stake in the national carrier?