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#Airlines

# airlines - This year 2022

Flying out of Dublin Airport? Packing light could save you some time
# Airport Chaos
# Airport Chaos

Flying out of Dublin Airport? Packing light could save you some time

Jun 3rd 2022, 6:30 AM 23,827 Views 30 Comments

DAA has vowed to prevent a repeat of last weekend, but if you’re still worried, here’s some packing advice.

UK airlines under fire for jubilee and summer getaway chaos
# Flight Chaos
# Flight Chaos

UK airlines under fire for jubilee and summer getaway chaos

Jun 1st 2022, 6:15 PM 19,335 Views 13 Comments

Airlines for Europe, which represents EU airlines, predicted the problem would continue ‘for a good chunk of the summer season’.

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners
# Ghost Flights
# Ghost Flights

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners

Jan 23rd 2022, 7:00 AM 32,178 Views 9 Comments

Misleading headlines about Lufthansa flying thousands of empty planes have been reported in recent weeks.

# airlines - Last year 2021

Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer

Sep 28th 2021, 3:26 PM 8,819 Views 7 Comments

The investment will restore all the company’s pre-pandemic capacity at Cork from December.

Ryanair to withdraw operations to and from Northern Ireland this winter
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair to withdraw operations to and from Northern Ireland this winter

Aug 24th 2021, 5:02 PM 27,192 Views 11 Comments

The airline blamed air passenger duty and a lack of Covid recovery incentives on the decision.

Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says

Jun 29th 2021, 6:58 PM 12,249 Views 4 Comments

A report from the European Court of Auditors said many passengers were forced to accept vouchers for cancelled flights.

'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse

Jun 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 37,342 Views 32 Comments

Many pilots have been laid off due to a lack of international travel during the pandemic.

Aer Lingus losing €1 million a day because of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, says airline's chief executive
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Aer Lingus losing €1 million a day because of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, says airline's chief executive

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 12:14 PM 26,474 Views 36 Comments

The airline’s CEO and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer appeared before a committee this morning.

Greece, Germany and five other countries kick off EU Covid travel certificates early
# Eu Travel
# Eu Travel

Greece, Germany and five other countries kick off EU Covid travel certificates early

Jun 1st 2021, 8:01 PM 38,426 Views 21 Comments

Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Croatia and Poland have also started the system ahead of the July 1 rollout.

Ryanair posts record €815 million annual loss but expects strong travel rebound this summer
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Ryanair posts record €815 million annual loss but expects strong travel rebound this summer

May 17th 2021, 7:32 AM 13,249 Views 9 Comments

Michael O’Leary said he’s “very optimistic” for the next few months.

CSO figures show a 91% drop in Irish air passenger numbers by the end of 2020
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

CSO figures show a 91% drop in Irish air passenger numbers by the end of 2020

Apr 14th 2021, 1:11 PM 6,281 Views 14 Comments

All routes in and out of Ireland saw a drop of 91% at the end of 2020.

Dublin Airport passenger numbers declined by 78% to 7.4 million last year
# Covid Impact
# Covid Impact

Dublin Airport passenger numbers declined by 78% to 7.4 million last year

Feb 19th 2021, 3:27 PM 15,001 Views 30 Comments

More than half of those who travelled through Dublin Airport last year did so in January and February.

# airlines - All time

Boeing 737 MAX returns to US skies for first time in almost two years with American Airlines flight
# 737 Max
# 737 Max

Boeing 737 MAX returns to US skies for first time in almost two years with American Airlines flight

Dec 29th 2020, 5:25 PM 17,291 Views 27 Comments

The return comes after the Federal Aviation Administration in late November cleared the jet to fly again.

US aviation officials clear Boeing 737 Max for flight nearly two years after fatal crashes
# 737 Max
# 737 Max

US aviation officials clear Boeing 737 Max for flight nearly two years after fatal crashes

Nov 18th 2020, 1:58 PM 15,142 Views 29 Comments

American Airlines plans to have the 737 Max back in the air before the end of the year.

Ryanair says 'hugely challenging' period to continue as it posts €197 million loss for first half of 2020
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ryanair says 'hugely challenging' period to continue as it posts €197 million loss for first half of 2020

Nov 2nd 2020, 7:12 AM 18,126 Views 20 Comments

Given the Covid-19 uncertainty, Ryanair said it cannot provide profit guidance for the 2021 financial year at this time.

Ryanair tells staff it may close Cork and Shannon bases this winter due to government restrictions
# Flights
# Flights

Ryanair tells staff it may close Cork and Shannon bases this winter due to government restrictions

Sep 8th 2020, 9:17 PM 22,623 Views 77 Comments

CEO Eddie Wilson wrote a memo to Ryanair crew at the two airports today.

Ireland stands alone in Europe with travel restrictions, says Aer Lingus chief
# Covid-19 Committee
# Covid-19 Committee

Ireland stands alone in Europe with travel restrictions, says Aer Lingus chief

Jul 28th 2020, 3:34 PM 51,367 Views 47 Comments

Doyle said the pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on the airline industry.

DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'
# Covid Committee
# Covid Committee

DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'

Jul 28th 2020, 12:48 PM 13,442 Views 42 Comments

According to the DAA, travel to the 15 Green list countries represented only 9% of their traffic in 2019.

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly
# Health Guidelines
# Health Guidelines

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly

Jul 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 22,639 Views 29 Comments

The new Minister for Transport said the regulations to protect airline customers weren’t made to cope with a global pandemic.

Quarantine to remain as ministers put travel 'green list' on hold beyond 9 July
# Air Bridges
# Air Bridges

Quarantine to remain as ministers put travel 'green list' on hold beyond 9 July

Updated Jul 4th 2020, 10:50 AM 134,893 Views 137 Comments

The ‘green list’ is expected to be published on 20 July.

'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights
# Summer Holidays
# Summer Holidays

'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 8:46 AM 62,240 Views 160 Comments

Ryanair will now operate more than 1,000 flights per day.

Over 1,200 flights in and out of Beijing cancelled as it aims to halt Covid-19 spread
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Over 1,200 flights in and out of Beijing cancelled as it aims to halt Covid-19 spread

Jun 17th 2020, 9:11 AM 16,999 Views 20 Comments

The Chinese capital has enacted a number of measures to limit travel in and out of the city.

Leading US airlines say passengers who don't wear face coverings may not be allowed to fly
# Travel
# Travel

Leading US airlines say passengers who don't wear face coverings may not be allowed to fly

Jun 16th 2020, 8:40 AM 8,385 Views 19 Comments

Airlines said they will be “vigorously” enforcing face covering policies throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

'It's not necessary anymore': Aer Lingus wants rid of the two-week quarantine for people flying into Ireland
# Tourism
# Tourism

'It's not necessary anymore': Aer Lingus wants rid of the two-week quarantine for people flying into Ireland

Jun 4th 2020, 7:49 PM 38,912 Views 56 Comments

The Irish airline has echoed calls made by Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary.

EU says airlines must refund customers for cancelled flights, and vouchers won't do
# European Commission
# European Commission

EU says airlines must refund customers for cancelled flights, and vouchers won't do

Updated May 13th 2020, 4:53 PM 65,086 Views 106 Comments

Under EU rules, travellers have the right to choose between vouchers or cash reimbursement.

Ryanair expects flights to be grounded from today and warns it could last until May
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair expects flights to be grounded from today and warns it could last until May

Mar 24th 2020, 11:07 AM 26,904 Views 15 Comments

Ryanair has offered its planes for rescue flights and for the transport of medicine.

Simon Coveney: There is little certainty 'beyond Friday' about where planes will be flying to
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Simon Coveney: There is little certainty 'beyond Friday' about where planes will be flying to

Mar 16th 2020, 9:25 AM 92,550 Views 78 Comments

The Tánaiste said that flights between Ireland and the UK would not be shut down.

Ryanair and Aer Lingus remove flight change fees for period due to Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ryanair and Aer Lingus remove flight change fees for period due to Covid-19

Mar 13th 2020, 2:07 PM 92,205 Views 27 Comments

Both companies confirmed they will lift the fees from today.

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights
# Grounded
# Grounded

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights

Sep 12th 2019, 6:56 PM 23,872 Views 17 Comments

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

Unions fear more than 500 job losses as Ryanair to close four Spanish bases
# Airlines
# Airlines

Unions fear more than 500 job losses as Ryanair to close four Spanish bases

Aug 23rd 2019, 7:19 PM 38,174 Views 19 Comments

A Spanish union accused Ryanair of “dismantling” its operations in the country.

Irish airport complaints rose by 56% in 2018
# Aviation Anger
# Aviation Anger

Irish airport complaints rose by 56% in 2018

Jul 22nd 2019, 12:05 PM 20,002 Views 44 Comments

The airline and airport regulator has struggled to cope with the volume of complaints.

Some female pilots have to 'choose between terminating pregnancy or quitting'
# Bogus Self-employment
# Bogus Self-employment

Some female pilots have to 'choose between terminating pregnancy or quitting'

Jun 20th 2019, 3:08 PM 32,617 Views 68 Comments

Ialpa today said that female pilots in bogus self-employment are not guaranteed a job when they return after having a baby.

This is the new look Aer Lingus after 26 focus groups and 50 different shamrocks
# Kitted Out
# Kitted Out

This is the new look Aer Lingus after 26 focus groups and 50 different shamrocks

Jan 17th 2019, 8:23 PM 48,139 Views 81 Comments

The airline hopes to apply the last lick of paint by 2021.

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:28 AM 39,189 Views 26 Comments

Flights resumed at Gatwick yesterday, but knock-on delays are still affecting passengers this weekend.

UK aviation authority takes Ryanair to court over compensation claims
# Dispute
# Dispute

UK aviation authority takes Ryanair to court over compensation claims

Dec 5th 2018, 8:15 PM 7,452 Views 10 Comments

The CAA said that it was taking enforcement action against the budget airline after Ryanair’s decision not to compensate the customers who had flights cancelled.

Michael O'Leary says strike action 'fear' has spooked passengers from booking with Ryanair
# Wary
# Wary

Michael O'Leary says strike action 'fear' has spooked passengers from booking with Ryanair

Oct 1st 2018, 1:04 PM 25,432 Views 61 Comments

The airline’s forward bookings for the October school mid-term and Christmas period have been hit.

Flight disruptions continue after Storm Ali led to over 80 cancellations in Dublin yesterday
# Disruptions
# Disruptions

Flight disruptions continue after Storm Ali led to over 80 cancellations in Dublin yesterday

Sep 20th 2018, 7:43 PM 10,752 Views 7 Comments

Gusts of wind of up to 147km/h were recorded during yesterday’s Storm Ali.

Dublin's CityJet is merging with a Spanish airline to form Europe's biggest regional carrier
# CityJet
# CityJet

Dublin's CityJet is merging with a Spanish airline to form Europe's biggest regional carrier

Jul 22nd 2018, 12:00 PM 24,757 Views 15 Comments

The combined companies will have a fleet of nearly 100 aircraft.

Ryanair collects €1.8bn through extra charges - but it's not the king of the add-on
# Fora
# Fora

Ryanair collects €1.8bn through extra charges - but it's not the king of the add-on

Jul 21st 2018, 10:00 AM 29,970 Views 40 Comments

American airlines dominate the world’s league of non-ticket sales.

So, what happens when you're blamed for forcing a passenger plane to land?
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

So, what happens when you're blamed for forcing a passenger plane to land?

Jun 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 68,430 Views 32 Comments

An Ibiza-bound Ryanair flight from Dublin was forced to divert to Paris on Saturday morning.

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