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#Airports

# airports - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

7 ways the airport turns people into monsters
# Air Rage
From The Daily Edge
# Air Rage

7 ways the airport turns people into monsters

Jun 25th 2014, 9:30 PM 29,282 Views 61 Comments

Go in a normal human being. Come out a BEAST.

# airports - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Talks about airport workers' pensions 'moving to more intensive phase'
# Grounded
# Grounded

Talks about airport workers' pensions 'moving to more intensive phase'

Mar 19th 2014, 6:07 PM 5,615 Views 16 Comments

This follows the halting of a strike that was planned for last Friday.

# airports - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Mar 12th 2014, 11:10 PM 15,385 Views 4 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the penalty points report, the airport strikes being called off and Rehab releasing more information.

High Court halts airport strikes by granting injunction to DAA
# Strike Off
# Strike Off

High Court halts airport strikes by granting injunction to DAA

Mar 12th 2014, 4:11 PM 11,454 Views 93 Comments

Dublin Airport Authority welcomed the decision today which directs SIPTU to withdraw its planned industrial action at Dublin and Cork airports this Friday.

# airports - Monday 3 February, 2014

The 9 absolute worst people in the airport security queue
# Security Screaming
From The Daily Edge
# Security Screaming

The 9 absolute worst people in the airport security queue

Feb 3rd 2014, 9:30 PM 57,790 Views 63 Comments

AKA hell on earth.

# airports - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Irish airport traffic up 5.4 per cent in December
# Up And Away
# Up And Away

Irish airport traffic up 5.4 per cent in December

Jan 15th 2014, 6:41 PM 5,649 Views 40 Comments

Dublin and Shannon each saw rises, but Cork airport saw traffic drop by over seven per cent.

# airports - Monday 9 December, 2013

Man falls asleep during flight, wakes up on empty plane
# Snoozy Snooze
From The Daily Edge
# Snoozy Snooze

Man falls asleep during flight, wakes up on empty plane

Dec 9th 2013, 6:00 PM 61,461 Views 62 Comments

It’s the stuff of nightmares.

# airports - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Dec 7th 2013, 7:55 PM 9,831 Views 9 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the Marks and Spencer strike, major flight problems, and Nelson Mandela’s funeral…

# airports - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Massive jumbo jet mistakenly lands at tiny airport... and now it's stuck
# Flight Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Flight Fail

Massive jumbo jet mistakenly lands at tiny airport... and now it's stuck

Nov 21st 2013, 3:51 PM 45,107 Views 49 Comments

Have you tried going out the way you came in?

# airports - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Pilot scheme trains airline and airport crew to better spot human trafficking
# Sexual Exploitation
# Sexual Exploitation

Pilot scheme trains airline and airport crew to better spot human trafficking

Nov 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,668 Views 12 Comments

Developed by the Immigrant Council of Ireland, it’s hoped the project will be rolled out throughout Europe.

# airports - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle
# Winter Schedule
# Winter Schedule

Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle

Oct 29th 2013, 8:20 AM 13,298 Views 45 Comments

The airline also announced the addition of 10,000 seats to London Southend due to increased popularity with the route.

# airports - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

6 of the best things to come from Newcastle
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional

6 of the best things to come from Newcastle

Oct 15th 2013, 2:35 PM 27,353 Views 58 Comments

Whey aye, man.

# airports - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Air traffic at Dublin and Shannon is up, but Cork is down
# Air Traffic
# Air Traffic

Air traffic at Dublin and Shannon is up, but Cork is down

Oct 9th 2013, 3:07 PM 6,299 Views 55 Comments

Dublin Airport handled nearly 500 flights every day in September, with 62 in Cork and 60 in Shannon.

# airports - Thursday 22 August, 2013

The Guide to Long Haul Flights
# Sponsored By Emirates
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Emirates

The Guide to Long Haul Flights

Aug 22nd 2013, 3:53 PM 26,794 Views 29 Comments

Planning on taking some holidays? Read this before you jet off.

# airports - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Calls for government to protect future of Knock Airport
# Knock Airport
# Knock Airport

Calls for government to protect future of Knock Airport

Mar 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,924 Views 43 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the future of the airport in the wake of the government’s proposals to secure the future of Shannon Airport.

# airports - Monday 4 March, 2013

Revenue seize drugs worth €135,000 in three airport incidents
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue seize drugs worth €135,000 in three airport incidents

Mar 4th 2013, 6:51 PM 14,335 Views 36 Comments

Drugs were found concealed in candles, in cassava leaves, and having been ingested.

# airports - Friday 8 February, 2013

Transatlantic flights affected by storm on US east coast
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Transatlantic flights affected by storm on US east coast

Feb 8th 2013, 11:26 AM 6,973 Views 4 Comments

The airline said that people due to depart Boston or New York today or tomorrow can rebook their flights on certain dates at no extra charge.

# airports - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Ryanair announces new bases in Morocco
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair announces new bases in Morocco

Jan 16th 2013, 1:50 PM 11,555 Views 33 Comments

The bases will offer 11 new routes and create up to 2,500 jobs in Morocco.

# airports - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Flights in Irish airspace increase in October
# Flights
# Flights

Flights in Irish airspace increase in October

Nov 13th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,423 Views 2 Comments

What was the busiest day for flights last month?

# airports - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Increase in Irish air traffic last month
# Flights
# Flights

Increase in Irish air traffic last month

Sep 12th 2012, 5:54 PM 3,480 Views 5 Comments

According to the IAA, there was an average of 1,590 daily flights during August 2012. But what was the busiest day?

# airports - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Lufthansa cabin crews go on strike
# Strike
# Strike

Lufthansa cabin crews go on strike

Sep 4th 2012, 11:10 AM 2,571 Views 6 Comments

The crew were called on to strike again today by the Independent Flight Attendants Organisation. The dispute centres on a pay rise and the use of temporary cabin staff.

# airports - Monday 20 August, 2012

GALLERY: The 10 airports Irish people fly to most often
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

GALLERY: The 10 airports Irish people fly to most often

Aug 20th 2012, 1:00 PM 14,870 Views 13 Comments

Visa Europe has been crunching the stats on travel bookings – and compiled this list of the ten most regular destinations.

# airports - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Number of flights in Irish airspace continues to fall
# Flights
# Flights

Number of flights in Irish airspace continues to fall

Jun 12th 2012, 4:19 PM 3,573 Views 10 Comments

Fewer flights into and out of each of the three state airports last month.

# airports - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Column: 'Fear of flying won't stop me - I am getting on that flight'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 'Fear of flying won't stop me - I am getting on that flight'

Jun 3rd 2012, 12:00 PM 975 Views 26 Comments

Sweaty palms, fast breathing and a knotted stomach – all symptoms you may experience if you are the one in every six with a fear of flying.

# airports - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Explainer: How will airport security fight terrorist threats in the future?
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Explainer: How will airport security fight terrorist threats in the future?

May 20th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,017 Views 12 Comments

Infra-red scanners, behavioural profiling: what will terrorists of the future be up against? And will it work?

# airports - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Revenue spent €31,000 on interpreters since 2007
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue spent €31,000 on interpreters since 2007

May 15th 2012, 6:45 AM 1,857 Views 23 Comments

Finance Minister says Revenue sometimes requires interpreters when questioning passengers who have insufficient Irish or English.

# airports - Monday 14 May, 2012

International flights down 3 per cent at Dublin, Cork and Shannon
# Flying
# Flying

International flights down 3 per cent at Dublin, Cork and Shannon

May 14th 2012, 1:09 PM 1,665 Views 7 Comments

IAA figures show that total flights in Irish airspace fell by 1.2 per cent last month compared to April 2011.

# airports - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

British border control workers plan 24-hour strike
# Strike
# Strike

British border control workers plan 24-hour strike

May 2nd 2012, 3:53 PM 2,315 Views 9 Comments

Strike planned for 10 May will affect British airports, seaports and the Eurostar service.

# airports - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Commercial traffic down at Ireland's three major airports
# Airports
# Airports

Commercial traffic down at Ireland's three major airports

Apr 12th 2012, 2:24 PM 2,935 Views 12 Comments

Figures from the Irish Aviation Authority show a decline in traffic for the first quarter of 2012 when compared with 2011.

# airports - Friday 30 March, 2012

Shannon, Cork airports need to turn a profit, says Minister
# State Monies
# State Monies

Shannon, Cork airports need to turn a profit, says Minister

Mar 30th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,226 Views 36 Comments

Knock Airport subsidies will also “not be able to go forever either,” warned Leo Varadkar as he gets tough on airport subsidies.

# airports - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Report recommends Shannon Airport separate from Dublin Airport Authority
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Report recommends Shannon Airport separate from Dublin Airport Authority

Feb 29th 2012, 9:00 PM 3,189 Views 7 Comments

A consultants’ report has recommended changes to the airport’s management structure in light of annual losses and declining passenger numbers.

# airports - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Traffic at Irish airports declined in January
# Airports
# Airports

Traffic at Irish airports declined in January

Feb 16th 2012, 10:54 AM 1,267 Views 9 Comments

The latest figures show that commercial flights were down most at Cork airport compared to January 2011.

# airports - Friday 25 November, 2011

Warning of serious delays at Heathrow if strike goes ahead
# Heathrow
# Heathrow

Warning of serious delays at Heathrow if strike goes ahead

Nov 25th 2011, 5:26 PM 1,989 Views 2 Comments

Immigration officers are planning to strike on 30 November, which could cause major disruptions for passengers.

# airports - Friday 11 November, 2011

Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Ryanair hits out at lack of change in Dublin airport fees

Nov 11th 2011, 6:23 PM 683 Views 8 Comments

Ryanair described the situation as a “DAA monopoly” – but Dublin Airport says that under the regulator’s formula, there is an increase in next year’s price cap, but it has decided not to pass this on to passengers.

# airports - Monday 24 October, 2011

Cork and Shannon airports could be privatised - Varadkar
# Airports
# Airports

Cork and Shannon airports could be privatised - Varadkar

Oct 24th 2011, 10:14 AM 1,269 Views 16 Comments

The transport minister has said the two airports are losing millions of euro every year.

# airports - Sunday 16 October, 2011

# airports - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

'Significant' job losses as Aer Arann pulls flights from Galway
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

'Significant' job losses as Aer Arann pulls flights from Galway

Oct 12th 2011, 6:17 PM 693 Views 5 Comments

There will now be no scheduled flights this winter to the airport, which provides around 160 jobs.

# airports - Thursday 15 September, 2011

110 Irish people emigrating every day - CSO
# Emigration
# Emigration

110 Irish people emigrating every day - CSO

Sep 15th 2011, 11:34 AM 3,084 Views 17 Comments

The Central Statistics Office says it expects 40,200 Irish people to emigrate this year – while newer EU citizens are also leaving.

# airports - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Dublin Airport to begin trial on new full-body scanners
# Airports
# Airports

Dublin Airport to begin trial on new full-body scanners

Aug 31st 2011, 11:03 AM 3,059 Views 22 Comments

Here’s how you might look with the new scanners, which will be trialled on staff only for 18 months beginning in November.

# airports - Friday 26 August, 2011

Port and airport customs seize nearly €9m in seven years
# Customs
# Customs

Port and airport customs seize nearly €9m in seven years

Aug 26th 2011, 4:42 PM 492 Views 1 Comment

Revenue data shows that courts have seized €4.85m in criminals’ cash since 2005, while officers have seized €8.9m in that time.