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#Airports

# airports - Last year 2021

€108m in funding announced to help Irish airports stay afloat through pandemic
# Airport Funding
# Airport Funding

€108m in funding announced to help Irish airports stay afloat through pandemic

Dec 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 9,768 Views 13 Comments

The funding aims to enable the airports to remain financially sustainable while navigating the pandemic.

'We're on our way to Bordeaux': Thousands pass through Irish airports as restrictions are lifted
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

'We're on our way to Bordeaux': Thousands pass through Irish airports as restrictions are lifted

Jul 19th 2021, 8:21 PM 41,162 Views 21 Comments

Ireland has implemented the EU Covid Certificate, allowing people who are fully vaccinated to travel freely.

'It will wither on the vine': Concern over future of Waterford Airport as government pulls emergency funding
# Aviation
# Aviation

'It will wither on the vine': Concern over future of Waterford Airport as government pulls emergency funding

Jun 25th 2021, 6:10 AM 16,623 Views 17 Comments

A further €5m in Government investment has also been placed in doubt.

Dozens of airline pilots have lined up outside Leinster House to warn of thousands of job losses in their sector
# Reopening Travel
# Reopening Travel

Dozens of airline pilots have lined up outside Leinster House to warn of thousands of job losses in their sector

May 24th 2021, 2:18 PM 31,832 Views 19 Comments
  • IALPA has called on the Irish government to roll out antigen testing at our airports and to reopen air travel in early July in line with other EU countries.
  • The union president says the divergent approach Ireland is taking to the rest of Europe is "unacceptable".
  • The Taoiseach will set out a plan to reopen aviation on Friday.

# airports - All time

Irish airports to receive €80 million support package to help them survive pandemic
# Flight Plan
# Flight Plan

Irish airports to receive €80 million support package to help them survive pandemic

Nov 10th 2020, 3:57 PM 12,201 Views 28 Comments

The cash injection announced today represents an additional €48 million on that which was announced in the Budget last month.

Transport minister says government wants an airport testing system in place by Christmas
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Transport minister says government wants an airport testing system in place by Christmas

Oct 28th 2020, 1:12 PM 26,891 Views 64 Comments

Minister Michael McGrath says the hope is Level 5 gives us a decent Christmas.

Government will 'broadly support' new EU approach to air travel as Green List set to be updated on Monday
# Living With Covid
# Living With Covid

Government will 'broadly support' new EU approach to air travel as Green List set to be updated on Monday

Updated Sep 15th 2020, 4:18 PM 83,986 Views 49 Comments

The government provided details on the new arrangements for air travel at a press conference today.

Department of Social Protection defends 'legal basis' for checks by social welfare inspectors at airports
# PUP
# PUP

Department of Social Protection defends 'legal basis' for checks by social welfare inspectors at airports

Jul 30th 2020, 9:48 PM 21,882 Views 45 Comments

The approach taken by inspectors has prompted concern and criticism in recent days.

Data watchdog has 'serious doubts' over whether social welfare inspectors acted lawfully at airports
# Data Collection
# Data Collection

Data watchdog has 'serious doubts' over whether social welfare inspectors acted lawfully at airports

Jul 30th 2020, 1:14 PM 16,909 Views 38 Comments

The Data Protection Commission is seeking further clarity from the department over the actions of social welfare inspectors at airports.

Passengers arriving to Ireland will be checked to ensure they are self-isolating under new measures
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Passengers arriving to Ireland will be checked to ensure they are self-isolating under new measures

Apr 23rd 2020, 7:01 PM 34,600 Views 72 Comments

People will have to fill out a form of where they are staying.

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:37 AM 56,929 Views 14 Comments

A status red snow-ice warning will remain in place for Munster, Leinster and Galway until 6pm.

More flight cancellations could be on the way as nearly half of Ryanair pilots reject bonuses
# Grounded
# Grounded

More flight cancellations could be on the way as nearly half of Ryanair pilots reject bonuses

Sep 21st 2017, 8:23 AM 24,582 Views 104 Comments

A number of staff at the airline have rejected a bonus offer from management.

Here's a list of the upcoming flights cancelled by Ryanair
# Grounded
# Grounded

Here's a list of the upcoming flights cancelled by Ryanair

Sep 18th 2017, 6:31 PM 59,602 Views 40 Comments

Affected customers will be offered refunds or alternative flights.

Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights a day for next six weeks
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights a day for next six weeks

Sep 15th 2017, 6:32 PM 86,878 Views 91 Comments

The airline says the move is to improve its punctuality.

Poll: Should there be a limit on the amount of alcohol people buy at airports?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a limit on the amount of alcohol people buy at airports?

Aug 15th 2017, 9:18 AM 29,779 Views 80 Comments

Ryanair has called for restrictions in the UK following a spike in alcohol-related incidents.

Tightened security leading to long airport queues for Irish passengers
# EU Border Controls
# EU Border Controls

Tightened security leading to long airport queues for Irish passengers

Aug 2nd 2017, 10:40 PM 30,716 Views 41 Comments

Airports in Spain, France, Italy and Portugal are among those affected.

A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece

Jul 29th 2017, 8:45 AM 53,608 Views 42 Comments

The ticket mix-up at Charles de Gaulle airport was not noticed by airline staff.

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today

Jul 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,991 Views 174 Comments

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

Passengers warned of potential long delays at airports in Europe this summer
# Airport Security
# Airport Security

Passengers warned of potential long delays at airports in Europe this summer

Jul 27th 2017, 5:35 PM 25,002 Views 29 Comments

A new EU regulation introduced in March has led to tighter border control in European airports.

18 things that are only acceptable at the airport
# Chips For Breakfast
From The Daily Edge
# Chips For Breakfast

18 things that are only acceptable at the airport

Apr 8th 2017, 6:00 PM 12,907 Views 5 Comments

It’s a parallel universe.

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US

Jan 28th 2017, 2:55 PM 59,458 Views 299 Comments

Trump has barred all refugees from entering the country for three months — and those from war-ravaged Syria indefinitely.

The UK could clamp down on drinking in airports
# Air Rage
# Air Rage

The UK could clamp down on drinking in airports

Jul 29th 2016, 8:38 PM 21,897 Views 53 Comments

New aviation minister Lord Ahmad said he didn’t want to “kill merriment altogether”.

6 compelling arguments for queuing for Ryanair flights
# Other Q
From The Daily Edge
# Other Q

6 compelling arguments for queuing for Ryanair flights

Jun 20th 2016, 1:27 PM 11,727 Views 7 Comments

Let them be.

The 15 absolute worst people in the airport
# The Worst
From The Daily Edge
# The Worst

The 15 absolute worst people in the airport

Mar 30th 2016, 9:30 PM 20,183 Views 8 Comments

Hell on earth.

Cork Airport is getting a couple of new routes
# TAKE OFF
# TAKE OFF

Cork Airport is getting a couple of new routes

Mar 14th 2016, 2:30 PM 33,699 Views 30 Comments

You can now get to Southampton and Leeds Bradford more easily.

Take a look inside the 10 busiest airports in Europe
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Take a look inside the 10 busiest airports in Europe

Oct 10th 2015, 9:45 PM 38,024 Views 43 Comments

It was a big year for air travel in the region.

You might actually WANT to have a long layover in these airports
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

You might actually WANT to have a long layover in these airports

Aug 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 24,521 Views 18 Comments

A quick dip in a rooftop pool before the next flight? Don’t mind if we do…

Airport staff took a little boy's lost teddy on a wonderful adventure of its own
# Awfully Big Adventure
From The Daily Edge
# Awfully Big Adventure

Airport staff took a little boy's lost teddy on a wonderful adventure of its own

Jun 16th 2015, 6:37 PM 6,732 Views 0 Comments

Hobbes didn’t get a holiday – but he got something better.

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 22,870 Views 12 Comments

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

Police investigating alleged serious sexual assault want to identify this man
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Police investigating alleged serious sexual assault want to identify this man

Jun 5th 2015, 8:57 AM 25,328 Views 19 Comments

They say he may have vital information that would help them with their inquiries into the alleged incident.

Poll: Following this year's air disasters, are you more afraid to fly?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Following this year's air disasters, are you more afraid to fly?

Dec 30th 2014, 9:26 AM 15,498 Views 65 Comments

Do all of these incidents play on your mind?

Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports
# Cargo Handlers
# Cargo Handlers

Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports

Dec 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 8,446 Views 15 Comments

Unite members are going on strike on December 23.

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport
# Not A Drill
# Not A Drill

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport

Oct 14th 2014, 8:02 AM 4,172 Views 12 Comments

It will be expanded into Gatwick and the Eurostar by the end of next week.

'Worst Ebola epidemic in history': Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked
# Stop The Spread
# Stop The Spread

'Worst Ebola epidemic in history': Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked

Oct 10th 2014, 4:59 PM 9,618 Views 41 Comments

Health professionals say randomised controlled trials are unethical and impractical.

British airports to introduce Ebola screening
# Virus
# Virus

British airports to introduce Ebola screening

Oct 9th 2014, 7:58 PM 10,617 Views 59 Comments

Downing Street confirmed the move today in a bid to help stop the deadly virus from spreading,

Ryanair ordered to pay Germany back €500,000, but everything else is grand
# Pocket Change
# Pocket Change

Ryanair ordered to pay Germany back €500,000, but everything else is grand

Oct 2nd 2014, 11:19 AM 11,382 Views 8 Comments

The budget airline’s passenger numbers keep growing and its planes are getting more full.

Ryanair's 'nice-over' seems to be working, er, nicely
# Everything Is Awesome
# Everything Is Awesome

Ryanair's 'nice-over' seems to be working, er, nicely

Sep 25th 2014, 10:39 AM 14,631 Views 40 Comments

The airline expects to make profits of €620-650 million this year.

Flight diverted to Shannon Airport after woman goes into labour
# Early Arrival
# Early Arrival

Flight diverted to Shannon Airport after woman goes into labour

Aug 24th 2014, 7:54 PM 55,871 Views 77 Comments

The woman has been taken to the University Maternity Hospital in Limerick.

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers

Aug 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,812 Views 3 Comments

Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?

One-fifth more long haul passengers for Aer Lingus last month
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

One-fifth more long haul passengers for Aer Lingus last month

Aug 7th 2014, 8:25 AM 4,950 Views 18 Comments

The airline’s latest passeger load figures show that over 6 million people flew with Aer Lingus in the first seven months of this year.

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