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#Aviation

# aviation - This month November 2022

Ryanair returns to profit and doesn't expect to be impacted by cost-of-living crisis
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair returns to profit and doesn't expect to be impacted by cost-of-living crisis

Nov 7th 2022, 7:31 AM 14,414 Views 13 Comments

Michael O’Leary said concerns about rising consumer price inflation on Ryanair’s business model ‘have been greatly exaggerated’.

# aviation - Last year 2021

Qatar Airways announces over $4 billion loss in revenues over last year
# Aviation
# Aviation

Qatar Airways announces over $4 billion loss in revenues over last year

Sep 27th 2021, 5:52 PM 12,531 Views 13 Comments

The major loss highlights the dramatic toll the pandemic has taken on the industry.

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 27,190 Views 11 Comments

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

Ireland will face its own challenges as part of the EU's mammoth 'carbon neutral by 2050' plan
# Fit For 55
# Fit For 55

Ireland will face its own challenges as part of the EU's mammoth 'carbon neutral by 2050' plan

Jul 15th 2021, 2:37 PM 7,027 Views 15 Comments

The ‘Fit for 55′ plan first aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030.

Travel abroad jumped by 23% last month as 85,000 travel from Ireland overseas
# CSO
# CSO

Travel abroad jumped by 23% last month as 85,000 travel from Ireland overseas

Jun 29th 2021, 2:20 PM 15,653 Views 11 Comments

The number of departures from April to May increased by a third.

'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.

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 26,469 Views 36 Comments

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

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow
# Airport
# Airport

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow

Jun 18th 2021, 12:54 PM 29,837 Views 20 Comments

The incident involved a freighter-only aircraft with no passengers on board.

Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base

Updated May 18th 2021, 6:10 PM 45,198 Views 64 Comments

Aer Lingus has also confirmed plans for the temporary closure of its base at Cork airport.

Ryanair loses court cases as it rails against pandemic State bailouts of national airlines
# Flag Carriers
# Flag Carriers

Ryanair loses court cases as it rails against pandemic State bailouts of national airlines

Apr 14th 2021, 11:32 AM 20,346 Views 27 Comments

Ryanair has estimated the total state aid to airlines approved by Brussels at €30 billion.

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 41,969 Views 83 Comments

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

# aviation - 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.

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 121,410 Views 29 Comments

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

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 18,501 Views 45 Comments

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

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 16,454 Views 5 Comments

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

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 13,577 Views 6 Comments

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

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 31,793 Views 50 Comments

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

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 17,438 Views 14 Comments

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

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 16,416 Views 18 Comments

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

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 20,146 Views 36 Comments

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

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 22,608 Views 26 Comments

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

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 6,741 Views 2 Comments

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

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 13,713 Views 13 Comments

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

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 23,561 Views 21 Comments

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

'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 20,376 Views 53 Comments

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

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 33,684 Views 41 Comments

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

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 22,878 Views 14 Comments

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

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 33,998 Views 28 Comments

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

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.

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 31,281 Views 29 Comments

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

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 28,467 Views 31 Comments

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

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 14,291 Views 18 Comments

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

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 19,603 Views 21 Comments

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

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 751 Views 0 Comments

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

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 8,154 Views 28 Comments

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

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 33,675 Views 21 Comments

The pilot, Duane Youd, died

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 37,736 Views 12 Comments

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

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 16,067 Views 22 Comments

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

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 100,406 Views 92 Comments

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

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 12,814 Views 19 Comments

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

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