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# aviation - Monday 14 September, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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%

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

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 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

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

# aviation - Saturday 17 August, 2019

What went wrong with Norwegian Air's transatlantic dream?

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

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

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

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

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

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

The pilot, Duane Youd, died

# aviation - Sunday 29 July, 2018

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

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

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'

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

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

The death toll is now 111.

# aviation - Saturday 28 April, 2018

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

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'

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

There were no injuries.

# aviation - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Aircraft set alight after two planes collide at Toronto Airport Extreme Conditions This post contains videos

Aircraft set alight after two planes collide at Toronto Airport

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

# aviation - Thursday 4 January, 2018

# aviation - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Ryanair will also recognise cabin crew unions

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

The new changes will now take effect in January.

# aviation - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ryanair pilots in Madrid reject pay deal

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

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

# aviation - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Aer Lingus has announced plans to hire 100 new pilots

Starting salaries will range from €59,000 to €72,000.

# aviation - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Aer Lingus promises 900 new jobs and a new route to major US city

The airline today announced an expansion for summer 2018.

# aviation - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

UK aviation watchdog launches action against Ryanair for 'persistently misleading passengers'

The company today announced it will fly fewer aircraft during the winter in a move expected to hit up to 400,000 passengers with cancellations.

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