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#Airline

# 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 24,048 Views 87 Comments

Should the State have a stake in the national carrier?

# airline - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

This is what it takes to become an Aer Lingus pilot
# Get Your Wings
# Get Your Wings

This is what it takes to become an Aer Lingus pilot

Jan 21st 2015, 2:21 PM 29,919 Views 26 Comments

12 new cadets for the latest course were chosen from 3,000 applications.

# airline - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Ryanair wins another 'screenscraping' case against a website
# Courts
# Courts

Ryanair wins another 'screenscraping' case against a website

Jan 15th 2015, 6:38 PM 21,450 Views 14 Comments

The airline has hit out at the sites, asking people to book on its own site.

# airline - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Search for plane with 162 people on board called off for the night
# Air Asia
# Air Asia

Search for plane with 162 people on board called off for the night

Dec 28th 2014, 12:58 PM 54,332 Views 69 Comments

AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic controllers over the Java Sea.

# airline - Monday 1 December, 2014

Flight delay of 50 hours 'beyond the control' of Ryanair
# Held Up
# Held Up

Flight delay of 50 hours 'beyond the control' of Ryanair

Dec 1st 2014, 12:10 PM 32,831 Views 63 Comments

The airline has responded to an incident that occurred over the weekend to flights from Lanzarote to the UK.

# airline - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Malaysia Airlines forced to apologise for questionable tweet
# Backlash
# Backlash

Malaysia Airlines forced to apologise for questionable tweet

Nov 29th 2014, 1:50 PM 20,772 Views 16 Comments

The airline is struggling to deal with the loss of two passenger flights in 2014.

# airline - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Plane carrying 170 Irish pilgrims forced to turn back to Dublin twice
# Wing And A Prayer
# Wing And A Prayer

Plane carrying 170 Irish pilgrims forced to turn back to Dublin twice

Oct 15th 2014, 7:35 PM 27,479 Views 51 Comments

A spokesperson for the company in charge of organising the tour said a different plane will be taking passengers to Medjugorje now.

# airline - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Time Out
# Time Out

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 17,013 Views 3 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# airline - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Meet the dog that works in an airport returning people's lost property
# Sniffed Out
From The Daily Edge
# Sniffed Out

Meet the dog that works in an airport returning people's lost property

Sep 24th 2014, 10:09 AM 4,022 Views 0 Comments

Sherlock the beagle works for KLM, returning items in a special little backpack.

# airline - 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 16,772 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.

# airline - 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 3,914 Views 13 Comments

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

# airline - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working

Aug 6th 2014, 8:40 AM 9,897 Views 30 Comments

Passenger figures for last month show an increase of 4% compared to the same time last year.

# airline - Thursday 26 June, 2014

A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada...
# Whoops
# Whoops

A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada...

Jun 26th 2014, 5:22 PM 37,928 Views 70 Comments

The couple asked a member of the airline’s crew what was going on… “He said ‘Spain? What are you talking about?”

Missing MH370 was "highly, highly likely" on autopilot when it ran out of fuel and crashed
# Still Missing
# Still Missing

Missing MH370 was "highly, highly likely" on autopilot when it ran out of fuel and crashed

Jun 26th 2014, 8:03 AM 14,671 Views 34 Comments

Investigators said that autopilot would had to have been manually switched on – but it’s still not known when it began running on autopilot.

# airline - Friday 13 June, 2014

Flight MH370 families get $50,000 each in first compensation payouts‎
# Insurer
# Insurer

Flight MH370 families get $50,000 each in first compensation payouts‎

Jun 13th 2014, 7:25 PM 8,750 Views 7 Comments

Full payment to the families, who can claim up to more than three times the amount of the initial payout, would be made later

# airline - 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 6,528 Views 31 Comments

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

# airline - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

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

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off

Jun 11th 2014, 10:40 PM 17,187 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.

# airline - Monday 9 June, 2014

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 8,174 Views 32 Comments

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

# airline - 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 6,761 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.

# airline - Friday 30 May, 2014

Most Aer Lingus flights cancelled today as cabin crew strike
# Grounded
# Grounded

Most Aer Lingus flights cancelled today as cabin crew strike

May 30th 2014, 7:46 AM 13,097 Views 106 Comments

Most Aer Lingus planes are grounded as airline tries to rebook passengers.

# airline - Monday 19 May, 2014

Ryanair profits stumble with 8 per cent fall - but that's still ahead of target
# O'Leary
# O'Leary

Ryanair profits stumble with 8 per cent fall - but that's still ahead of target

May 19th 2014, 7:55 AM 6,292 Views 31 Comments

The airline recorded a profit of €523 million, with a total revenue of €5 billion.

# airline - Friday 16 May, 2014

Ryanair want YOU to decide if they should change their on-time music
# Down With The Trumpets
From The Daily Edge
# Down With The Trumpets

Ryanair want YOU to decide if they should change their on-time music

May 16th 2014, 12:26 PM 3,982 Views 11 Comments

Get on Twitter and right this wrong, once and for all.

# airline - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Aer Lingus sees 12 per cent traffic boost in April
# Flights
# Flights

Aer Lingus sees 12 per cent traffic boost in April

May 7th 2014, 7:37 AM 4,065 Views 9 Comments

The airline puts it down to a later Easter than normal and more long-haul flights.

# airline - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Angry scenes as relatives of MH370 passengers meet airline staff
# Missing
# Missing

Angry scenes as relatives of MH370 passengers meet airline staff

Apr 24th 2014, 10:04 PM 13,244 Views 12 Comments

“I am not trying to create trouble or difficulty for your staff. We haven’t been trying to vent anger or hate your staff”.

# airline - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran - but not new planes
# Trade
# Trade

Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran - but not new planes

Apr 5th 2014, 3:05 PM 7,311 Views 18 Comments

This is the first time the US has issued a license of this kind since the 1979 embargo.

# airline - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Ryanair promises 200 jobs as it opens new Dublin campus and launches new website
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Ryanair promises 200 jobs as it opens new Dublin campus and launches new website

Apr 3rd 2014, 12:34 PM 14,472 Views 99 Comments

The airline say the jobs will be in the areas of technology, software and marketing.

# airline - Monday 31 March, 2014

“Goodnight…” New official account of last words from MH370 cockpit
# Missing Plane
# Missing Plane

“Goodnight…” New official account of last words from MH370 cockpit

Mar 31st 2014, 11:24 PM 74,137 Views 38 Comments

The new official version of last words spoken from the cockpit is ‘more in keeping with the way a pilot might usually speak to air traffic control,’ according to one expert.

# airline - Friday 21 March, 2014

Six Nations drove Aer Lingus Regional numbers to Cardiff up 33%
# Flying High
# Flying High

Six Nations drove Aer Lingus Regional numbers to Cardiff up 33%

Mar 21st 2014, 6:45 AM 5,385 Views 12 Comments

The airline’s overall passenger numbers for last month have increased 13 per cent compared to the same time last year.

# airline - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Since 1948, 88 aircraft went missing without a trace - two off the Irish coast
# Lost
# Lost

Since 1948, 88 aircraft went missing without a trace - two off the Irish coast

Mar 20th 2014, 6:10 PM 43,248 Views 71 Comments

Two RAF planes went missing off the coast of Ireland at Fastnet Rock in 1955.

# airline - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Japanese airline facing union turbulence over staff mini-skirts
# High Times
# High Times

Japanese airline facing union turbulence over staff mini-skirts

Mar 12th 2014, 7:00 AM 25,814 Views 49 Comments

The outfits will be worn by attendants on Skymark Airlines planes when it introduces its Airbus A330 flights on domestic routes.

# airline - Monday 24 February, 2014

Aer Lingus says it could have done better last year but one thing hurt it
# Results
# Results

Aer Lingus says it could have done better last year but one thing hurt it

Feb 24th 2014, 7:59 AM 16,331 Views 26 Comments

The airline made a profit of €61 million last year, which was in line with expectations.

# airline - Monday 17 February, 2014

Hijacker of Rome-bound plane “was co-pilot” — Geneva police
# ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES
# ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES

Hijacker of Rome-bound plane “was co-pilot” — Geneva police

Feb 17th 2014, 9:55 AM 24,156 Views 15 Comments

The man “said he felt threatened in his country” and wanted to seek asylum in Switzerland.

# airline - Monday 3 February, 2014

€35 million loss for Ryanair with falling fares but rising passenger numbers
# Allocated Seating
# Allocated Seating

€35 million loss for Ryanair with falling fares but rising passenger numbers

Feb 3rd 2014, 9:25 AM 11,387 Views 14 Comments

The airline says that the fall is “in line with previous guidance”.

# airline - Thursday 30 January, 2014

This airline's new in-flight safety video is a lesson in 80s nostalgia
# 80s Flashback
From The Daily Edge
# 80s Flashback

This airline's new in-flight safety video is a lesson in 80s nostalgia

Jan 30th 2014, 6:42 PM 1,748 Views 3 Comments

Watch out for Alf, Teddy Ruxpin, and lots of hairspray.

# airline - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

It's a sell out: Ryanair says charity calendar raised €100,000
# Sell Outs
# Sell Outs

It's a sell out: Ryanair says charity calendar raised €100,000

Dec 31st 2013, 1:34 PM 27,224 Views 34 Comments

The airline says all 10,000 copies of the calendar featuring scantily-clad staff members have sold out.

# airline - Friday 6 December, 2013

Michael O'Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself
# Customer Service
# Customer Service

Michael O'Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself

Dec 6th 2013, 5:20 PM 28,302 Views 65 Comments

Michael O’Leary gets his hands dirty and checks Ryanair passangers boarding passes at Terminal 1 today.

# airline - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Aer Lingus Regional creates 20 new jobs with Shannon expansion
# Airline
# Airline

Aer Lingus Regional creates 20 new jobs with Shannon expansion

Dec 4th 2013, 11:12 AM 8,476 Views 16 Comments

The airline said that the expansion was directly related to the abolition of the travel tax.

# airline - Friday 15 November, 2013

Finally! Ryanair overhauls its website to make it less ugly
# All Change
# All Change

Finally! Ryanair overhauls its website to make it less ugly

Nov 15th 2013, 9:15 PM 34,193 Views 68 Comments

The website has been the source of much angst for its customers over the years, but now it’s been updated to something a bit less blue and yellow.

Fianna Fáil says government needs to intervene in Lufthansa Technik closure
# Intervention
# Intervention

Fianna Fáil says government needs to intervene in Lufthansa Technik closure

Nov 15th 2013, 5:40 PM 5,220 Views 94 Comments

Today Lufthansa said it was considering closing its firm in Rathcoole.

Dublin-Newfoundland route to launch next summer
# Jetsetting
# Jetsetting

Dublin-Newfoundland route to launch next summer

Nov 15th 2013, 3:06 PM 19,436 Views 83 Comments

The new service will operate from June to October from Dublin Airport.