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# aviation - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Leo Varadkar: 'Aer Lingus will not be allowed to fail'
# National Airline
# National Airline

Leo Varadkar: 'Aer Lingus will not be allowed to fail'

Feb 18th 2021, 6:46 PM 41,458 Views 83 Comments

The Tánaiste said that discussions are ongoing for further financial support if required.

# aviation - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

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 11,781 Views 28 Comments

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

# aviation - Saturday 7 November, 2020

New travel traffic light system kicks in on Sunday - here's what you need to know
# International Travel
# International Travel

New travel traffic light system kicks in on Sunday - here's what you need to know

Nov 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 121,239 Views 29 Comments

It’s hoped the plan will help jump start the aviation sector in a safe way.

# aviation - Monday 14 September, 2020

Ryanair says its winter presence in Cork depends on UK being on Europe-wide green list
# Aviation
# Aviation

Ryanair says its winter presence in Cork depends on UK being on Europe-wide green list

Sep 14th 2020, 3:12 PM 18,431 Views 45 Comments

CEO Eddie Wilson urged the Irish government to adopt the European Commission’s new system of colour coding.

# aviation - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

CityJet will have tens of millions of euro in debt written off under court-approved plan to save the airline
# Aviation
# Aviation

CityJet will have tens of millions of euro in debt written off under court-approved plan to save the airline

Aug 11th 2020, 2:16 PM 16,360 Views 5 Comments

Over 140 jobs will be saved at the company, having previously employed over 400.

# aviation - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Travel operator TUI to close a third of high street stores in the UK and Ireland
# Travel
# Travel

Travel operator TUI to close a third of high street stores in the UK and Ireland

Jul 30th 2020, 1:14 PM 13,522 Views 6 Comments

The UK’s biggest operator will close 166 shops due to the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

# aviation - Friday 10 July, 2020

Aviation industry 'will not survive' the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, warns final Taskforce report
# Travel Woes
# Travel Woes

Aviation industry 'will not survive' the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, warns final Taskforce report

Updated Jul 10th 2020, 10:00 PM 31,637 Views 50 Comments

The Taskforce is made up of industry representatives including Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport.

# aviation - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Aircraft maker Airbus warns of 'gravest crisis' as it says it will cut 15,000 jobs
# Aviation
# Aviation

Aircraft maker Airbus warns of 'gravest crisis' as it says it will cut 15,000 jobs

Jun 30th 2020, 10:21 PM 17,405 Views 14 Comments

The main cuts are set to come at the company’s French and German sites.

# aviation - Sunday 21 June, 2020

CityJet and Stobart Air asked government for six-month bailout to ensure their survival after Covid-19
# Aviation
# Aviation

CityJet and Stobart Air asked government for six-month bailout to ensure their survival after Covid-19

Jun 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 16,338 Views 18 Comments

The airlines accounted for over 13% of air traffic at Ireland’s airports before the pandemic.

# aviation - Friday 19 June, 2020

Up to 500 Aer Lingus job losses expected due to pandemic
# Aviation
# Aviation

Up to 500 Aer Lingus job losses expected due to pandemic

Jun 19th 2020, 5:00 PM 20,042 Views 36 Comments

The airline said the Covid-19 pandemic is having a “catastrophic effect on the aviation industry”.

# aviation - Friday 12 June, 2020

Ireland’s air traffic decline 'among worst in Europe'
# Travel
# Travel

Ireland’s air traffic decline 'among worst in Europe'

Jun 12th 2020, 5:17 PM 22,569 Views 26 Comments

There was a 83% decrease in flights in May this year compared to the same month in 2019.

# aviation - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Bombardier reveals plans for 400 job losses at Belfast plant
# Aviation
# Aviation

Bombardier reveals plans for 400 job losses at Belfast plant

Jun 11th 2020, 1:26 PM 6,673 Views 2 Comments

The Canadian plane maker says Covid-19 has forced it to resize its business.

# aviation - Friday 15 May, 2020

Dublin job losses as Ryanair cuts 250 employees across European offices
# Downturn
# Downturn

Dublin job losses as Ryanair cuts 250 employees across European offices

May 15th 2020, 11:36 AM 13,674 Views 13 Comments

The job losses will be at the company’s bases in Dublin, Stansted, Madrid and Wroclaw.

# aviation - Thursday 7 May, 2020

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss
# Big Hit
# Big Hit

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss

May 7th 2020, 8:19 AM 23,505 Views 21 Comments

Willie Walsh had been due to step down in June but will remain until September.

# aviation - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

'The gravest crisis the aerospace industry': Airbus says it's lost almost €500m in three months
# Nosedive
# Nosedive

'The gravest crisis the aerospace industry': Airbus says it's lost almost €500m in three months

Apr 29th 2020, 9:00 AM 20,333 Views 53 Comments

Yesterday, Aer Lingus and British Airways-owner IAG revealed plans to make up to 12,000 workers at the airline redundant.

# aviation - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Irish Aviation Authority fears that air traffic will drop by 90%
# In Trouble
# In Trouble

Irish Aviation Authority fears that air traffic will drop by 90%

Apr 8th 2020, 6:31 PM 33,662 Views 38 Comments

The IAA said it handled 62,449 flights last month.

# aviation - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Budget airline Flybe 'on brink of collapse' after failing to secure €115m loan
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Budget airline Flybe 'on brink of collapse' after failing to secure €115m loan

Mar 4th 2020, 10:05 PM 22,858 Views 14 Comments

The struggling airline has been hit by a slump in bookings since the outbreak of the coronavirus.

# aviation - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO
# The Boy Done Good
# The Boy Done Good

Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO

Jan 9th 2020, 9:09 AM 33,927 Views 28 Comments

The former pilot left the top job in Aer Lingus to join British Airways.

# aviation - Thursday 12 September, 2019

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 23,830 Views 17 Comments

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

# aviation - Saturday 17 August, 2019

What went wrong with Norwegian Air's transatlantic dream?
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

What went wrong with Norwegian Air's transatlantic dream?

Aug 17th 2019, 4:00 PM 31,257 Views 29 Comments

The scrappy Scandi carrier had a bumpy ride in Ireland before the Boeing 737 Max grounding.

# aviation - Sunday 28 July, 2019

PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch the Bray Air Display in Co Wicklow
# BRAY AIR DISPLAY
# BRAY AIR DISPLAY

PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch the Bray Air Display in Co Wicklow

Jul 28th 2019, 7:02 PM 28,381 Views 31 Comments

The second day of the event is taking place in Co Wicklow.

# aviation - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

A new tracking system that can find stricken aircraft anywhere in the world is based in Co Clare
# Ballygirreen
# Ballygirreen

A new tracking system that can find stricken aircraft anywhere in the world is based in Co Clare

Jul 10th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,253 Views 18 Comments

It’s belived that the system could have helped find the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH-370.

# aviation - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Ryanair claims to be 'greenest' airline following appearance on list of worst carbon polluters in Europe
# Aviation
# Aviation

Ryanair claims to be 'greenest' airline following appearance on list of worst carbon polluters in Europe

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:32 PM 19,517 Views 21 Comments

The airline emitted 9.9 million tonnes of carbon dioxide last year.

# aviation - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Europe's aviation boom is nowhere near over - for the big airlines at least
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Europe's aviation boom is nowhere near over - for the big airlines at least

Feb 7th 2019, 5:18 PM 738 Views 0 Comments

Pundits say there’s plenty of room for growth as the market picks off small, weak carriers.

# aviation - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Special meeting of 'risk group' to assess threat of drone use near Irish airports
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Special meeting of 'risk group' to assess threat of drone use near Irish airports

Jan 9th 2019, 7:42 PM 8,128 Views 28 Comments

The meeting was called following possible drone activity at two London airports.

# aviation - Monday 13 August, 2018

Utah man crashes plane into his own home after being arrested for assault of his wife
# Payson
# Payson

Utah man crashes plane into his own home after being arrested for assault of his wife

Aug 13th 2018, 10:28 PM 33,654 Views 21 Comments

The pilot, Duane Youd, died

# aviation - Sunday 29 July, 2018

PHOTOS: Check out these great shots from the Bray Air Display
# Looking Up
# Looking Up

PHOTOS: Check out these great shots from the Bray Air Display

Jul 29th 2018, 5:14 PM 37,699 Views 12 Comments

The second day of the event is taking place in Co Wicklow.

# aviation - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Aer Lingus is facing a union showdown over staff profit-sharing demands
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Aer Lingus is facing a union showdown over staff profit-sharing demands

Jul 15th 2018, 1:00 PM 16,030 Views 22 Comments

After agreeing pay increases with the airline, staff representatives are pushing for a piece of the pie.

# aviation - Monday 18 June, 2018

Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'
# Ibiza
# Ibiza

Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'

Jun 18th 2018, 3:04 PM 100,273 Views 92 Comments

Niall Harrington and his friends were on their way to Ibiza for a stag party.

# aviation - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom
# Shannon
# Shannon

Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom

Jun 12th 2018, 12:59 PM 12,783 Views 19 Comments

Passengers on the aircraft diverted to Shannon were asked to provide handwriting samples as part of the investigation.

# aviation - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies
# Havana
# Havana

One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies

May 22nd 2018, 4:25 PM 9,833 Views 6 Comments

The death toll is now 111.

# aviation - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'I lived for every flight' - Aer Lingus marks sixty years of transatlantic travel
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

'I lived for every flight' - Aer Lingus marks sixty years of transatlantic travel

Apr 28th 2018, 12:00 PM 26,204 Views 25 Comments

Early flights were populated mostly with those emigrating from Ireland.

# aviation - Saturday 20 January, 2018

British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'
# Grounded
# Grounded

British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'

Jan 20th 2018, 4:32 PM 38,869 Views 27 Comments

The flight departed several hours late from Gatwick on Thursday.

# aviation - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Turkish plane comes just metres from skidding into the sea
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Turkish plane comes just metres from skidding into the sea

Jan 14th 2018, 12:58 PM 53,612 Views 24 Comments

There were no injuries.

# aviation - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Aircraft set alight after two planes collide at Toronto Airport
# Extreme Conditions
# Extreme Conditions

Aircraft set alight after two planes collide at Toronto Airport

Jan 6th 2018, 2:10 PM 34,774 Views 22 Comments

Panicked shouts and cries were audible onboard one of the planes in an Instagram video.

# aviation - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Indian airline grounds pilots over allegations they had a fight and both stormed out of cockpit mid-flight
# Mile High Fight Club
# Mile High Fight Club

Indian airline grounds pilots over allegations they had a fight and both stormed out of cockpit mid-flight

Jan 4th 2018, 8:39 AM 12,345 Views 15 Comments

324 passengers were on board.

# aviation - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Ryanair will also recognise cabin crew unions
# Plane Sailing
# Plane Sailing

Ryanair will also recognise cabin crew unions

Dec 19th 2017, 1:51 PM 13,170 Views 66 Comments

The company announced last week it would be recognising pilot unions.

# aviation - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Ryanair has delayed the introduction of its new stricter cabin bag rules
# Delayed
# Delayed

Ryanair has delayed the introduction of its new stricter cabin bag rules

Oct 24th 2017, 12:50 PM 27,969 Views 47 Comments

The new changes will now take effect in January.

# aviation - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ryanair pilots in Madrid reject pay deal
# No Deal
# No Deal

Ryanair pilots in Madrid reject pay deal

Oct 18th 2017, 7:56 AM 11,956 Views 25 Comments

The deal had been aimed at helping the company address difficulties it has in recruiting and retaining pilots.

Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight
# David Dao
# David Dao

Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight

Oct 18th 2017, 7:16 AM 17,440 Views 18 Comments

A video went viral in April of officers pulling passenger David Dao off the flight.

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