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# aviation - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

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 27,079 Views 11 Comments

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

# aviation - Thursday 15 July, 2021

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 6,923 Views 15 Comments

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

# aviation - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

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 15,563 Views 11 Comments

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

# aviation - Friday 25 June, 2021

'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 15,678 Views 17 Comments

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

# aviation - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

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 26,202 Views 36 Comments

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

# aviation - Friday 18 June, 2021

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 29,793 Views 19 Comments

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

# aviation - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

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 44,932 Views 64 Comments

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

# aviation - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

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 20,277 Views 27 Comments

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

# 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 41,786 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 12,113 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 121,353 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 18,447 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 16,405 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 13,533 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 31,676 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 17,417 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 16,378 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 20,071 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 22,579 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 6,682 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 13,679 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 23,514 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 20,347 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 33,664 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 22,870 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 33,944 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 23,838 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 31,262 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 28,392 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 14,258 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 19,557 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 742 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 33,656 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 37,702 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 16,035 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 100,289 Views 94 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 9,836 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 26,386 Views 25 Comments

Early flights were populated mostly with those emigrating from Ireland.

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