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Four in five Ryanair passengers in UK still waiting on refunds on flights cancelled since March, survey finds
# Survey
# Survey

Four in five Ryanair passengers in UK still waiting on refunds on flights cancelled since March, survey finds

May 28th 2020, 6:59 AM 20,797 Views 54 Comments

Ryanair said that customers “will be refunded in due course, once this unprecedented crisis is over”.

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight

Updated May 5th 2020, 9:05 PM 113,565 Views 133 Comments

Photos seemed to show little evidence of social distancing on a flight from Belfast to London.

'An idiotic idea': Michael O'Leary says Ryanair won't return to flying if middle seats must be left empty
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'An idiotic idea': Michael O'Leary says Ryanair won't return to flying if middle seats must be left empty

Apr 23rd 2020, 11:12 AM 67,215 Views 102 Comments

The Ryanair Executive laid out plans for the airline’s recovery including plans to run 40% of flights in July.

Ryanair expects 'minimal, if any' flights during April and May as much of its fleet remains grounded
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ryanair expects 'minimal, if any' flights during April and May as much of its fleet remains grounded

Apr 3rd 2020, 8:03 AM 30,313 Views 27 Comments

The company said that the number of passengers it carried in March was 48% lower than the same month last year.

Emirates to cancel most passenger flights from Wednesday amid coronavirus pandemic
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Emirates to cancel most passenger flights from Wednesday amid coronavirus pandemic

Mar 22nd 2020, 3:49 PM 31,902 Views 19 Comments

The company will also reduce salaries for the majority of its employees for three months but said it will not cut jobs.

Closed borders and flight bans: Countries are taking extraordinary measures to tackle Covid-19
# Drastic Action
# Drastic Action

Closed borders and flight bans: Countries are taking extraordinary measures to tackle Covid-19

Mar 19th 2020, 12:24 PM 42,314 Views 30 Comments

Countries are closing borders, banning foreigners and taking unprecedented steps to try to deal with Covid-19.

Simon Coveney: There is little certainty 'beyond Friday' about where planes will be flying to
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Simon Coveney: There is little certainty 'beyond Friday' about where planes will be flying to

Mar 16th 2020, 9:25 AM 92,549 Views 78 Comments

The Tánaiste said that flights between Ireland and the UK would not be shut down.

Ryanair reduces flights to Spain after country imposes lockdown to tackle coronavirus
# Flights
# Flights

Ryanair reduces flights to Spain after country imposes lockdown to tackle coronavirus

Mar 15th 2020, 12:42 PM 41,462 Views 45 Comments

Spain is the worst-hit country in Europe after Italy.

Dutchman who caused 'pandemonium' with hoax Covid-19 claim on Amsterdam-Dublin flight jailed
# Courts
# Courts

Dutchman who caused 'pandemonium' with hoax Covid-19 claim on Amsterdam-Dublin flight jailed

Mar 12th 2020, 5:05 PM 81,352 Views 50 Comments

Cabin crew began crying and passengers overheard and it caused upset, disruption and inconvenience.

Ryanair to cut 25% of Italian short-haul flights for three-week period in response to Covid-19
# Cancellations
# Cancellations

Ryanair to cut 25% of Italian short-haul flights for three-week period in response to Covid-19

Mar 2nd 2020, 5:30 PM 21,800 Views 25 Comments

The cancellations will occur between Tuesday 17 March and Wednesday 8 April.

Canary Islands airports reopen after sandstorm closures
# CALIMA
# CALIMA

Canary Islands airports reopen after sandstorm closures

Feb 24th 2020, 7:23 AM 24,631 Views 6 Comments

A number of Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights were cancelled over the weekend.

'Utter chaos': Technical issues at Heathrow Airport cause cancellations and delays
# Disruption
# Disruption

'Utter chaos': Technical issues at Heathrow Airport cause cancellations and delays

Feb 17th 2020, 8:35 AM 33,857 Views 12 Comments

Some flights to and from Dublin Airport have been affected.

Storm Brendan: 32,000 still without power as Status Orange warning remains for five counties until midnight
# Status Orange
# Status Orange

Storm Brendan: 32,000 still without power as Status Orange warning remains for five counties until midnight

Updated Jan 13th 2020, 6:10 PM 293,925 Views 76 Comments

A number of flights to and from Shannon Airport have been cancelled.

Oireachtas spent over €207,000 on overseas travel in last 10 months
# Travel Expenses
# Travel Expenses

Oireachtas spent over €207,000 on overseas travel in last 10 months

Jan 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 14,118 Views 36 Comments

The cost includes more than €9,200 on business class flights to Paraguay for two senators.

Ryanair announces new routes from Dublin and Cork
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair announces new routes from Dublin and Cork

Sep 25th 2019, 6:20 PM 40,536 Views 18 Comments

These new routes will bring Ryanair’s total routes from Ireland to 160.

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.

Flights resume at Shannon Airport after five-hour suspension due to emergency incident
# Flights
# Flights

Flights resume at Shannon Airport after five-hour suspension due to emergency incident

Updated Aug 15th 2019, 12:42 PM 91,022 Views 47 Comments

All passengers and crew have disembarked the plane safely.

Norwegian Air to scrap its Ireland to North America flights from 15 September
# Discontinued
# Discontinued

Norwegian Air to scrap its Ireland to North America flights from 15 September

Updated Aug 13th 2019, 8:36 PM 35,568 Views 54 Comments

The carrier is one of many airlines affected by the global grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX fleet.

Dozens of British Airways flights cancelled after IT failure
# London
# London

Dozens of British Airways flights cancelled after IT failure

Aug 7th 2019, 1:32 PM 14,746 Views 19 Comments

More than 200 other flights have been delayed as a result of the issue.

Aer Lingus customers sleep overnight at Lisbon Airport due to cancelled flight
# Grounded
# Grounded

Aer Lingus customers sleep overnight at Lisbon Airport due to cancelled flight

Jun 30th 2019, 2:02 PM 54,459 Views 64 Comments

The flight is not expected to depart until 7.50pm this evening.

Ryanair is suing third-party flight booker Kiwi.com and Cologne airport
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Ryanair is suing third-party flight booker Kiwi.com and Cologne airport

Jun 15th 2019, 7:45 AM 22,875 Views 5 Comments

The airline has a long-standing policy of clamping down on sites that re-sell its fares.

Complaint upheld after Aer Lingus advert about cost for pet travel 'likely to mislead'
# Pets
# Pets

Complaint upheld after Aer Lingus advert about cost for pet travel 'likely to mislead'

Apr 25th 2019, 1:56 PM 22,936 Views 13 Comments

The ASAI determined that the advertisement should not reappear in the current format.

Calls for direct flights between Ireland and India
# Long Haul
# Long Haul

Calls for direct flights between Ireland and India

Apr 17th 2019, 6:20 AM 33,083 Views 44 Comments

Ireland is home to 45,000 people from India.

Aer Lingus will offer special rescue fares to passengers affected by WOW Air collapse
# Wow Air
# Wow Air

Aer Lingus will offer special rescue fares to passengers affected by WOW Air collapse

Mar 28th 2019, 8:13 PM 66,373 Views 35 Comments

The budget airline had advised passengers to check available flights with all other airlines.

Norwegian to operate Dreamliner from Dublin following suspension of Boeing 737 MAX
# Norwegian
# Norwegian

Norwegian to operate Dreamliner from Dublin following suspension of Boeing 737 MAX

Mar 13th 2019, 1:48 PM 23,508 Views 17 Comments

The Boeing 737 MAX fleet was suspended from European airspace yesterday.

No flights to or from Belgium due to strike; some Dublin flights cancelled
# Skeyes
# Skeyes

No flights to or from Belgium due to strike; some Dublin flights cancelled

Feb 13th 2019, 8:15 AM 9,638 Views 4 Comments

At least eight flights between Dublin and Belgium have been cancelled today as a result of the strike action.

British army called in to hunt drones that left flights grounded at Gatwick
# Standstill
# Standstill

British army called in to hunt drones that left flights grounded at Gatwick

Updated Dec 20th 2018, 9:20 PM 82,340 Views 121 Comments

Two drones were first seen flying over the Gatwick Airport airfield at around 9pm yesterday evening.

UK aviation authority takes Ryanair to court over compensation claims
# Dispute
# Dispute

UK aviation authority takes Ryanair to court over compensation claims

Dec 5th 2018, 8:15 PM 7,451 Views 9 Comments

The CAA said that it was taking enforcement action against the budget airline after Ryanair’s decision not to compensate the customers who had flights cancelled.

Knock-on delays at Dublin Airport after radar system fault
# Ground Control
# Ground Control

Knock-on delays at Dublin Airport after radar system fault

Updated Nov 24th 2018, 9:50 AM 73,634 Views 33 Comments

Flights going in and out of Dublin Airport were suspended for approximately an hour.

Ryanair website and app will be down from 5pm on Wednesday
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair website and app will be down from 5pm on Wednesday

Nov 5th 2018, 5:52 PM 19,525 Views 12 Comments

You won’t be able to check in online or make new bookings for a 12-hour period from 5pm this Wednesday.

Flight disruptions continue after Storm Ali led to over 80 cancellations in Dublin yesterday
# Disruptions
# Disruptions

Flight disruptions continue after Storm Ali led to over 80 cancellations in Dublin yesterday

Sep 20th 2018, 7:43 PM 10,752 Views 7 Comments

Gusts of wind of up to 147km/h were recorded during yesterday’s Storm Ali.

Ryanair to charge passengers between €6 and €10 for carry on luggage
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair to charge passengers between €6 and €10 for carry on luggage

Aug 23rd 2018, 9:15 PM 55,732 Views 103 Comments

New updated rules come into effect in November.

Ryanair apologises after compensation cheques bounce
# No Signature
# No Signature

Ryanair apologises after compensation cheques bounce

Aug 22nd 2018, 8:42 AM 26,077 Views 41 Comments

The cheques were sent to customers whose flights were delayed or cancelled.

Dublin Airport opens €16 million transfer facility for connecting passengers
# Well Connected
# Well Connected

Dublin Airport opens €16 million transfer facility for connecting passengers

Aug 13th 2018, 10:23 PM 36,726 Views 27 Comments

The number of connecting passengers at Dublin Airport is up 17% this year.

Was your flight cancelled? Here are your rights
# Grounded
# Grounded

Was your flight cancelled? Here are your rights

Aug 10th 2018, 7:55 PM 20,750 Views 11 Comments

Over 1,000 Ryanair flights were cancelled across Europe today.

Strike three: 16 Ryanair flights cancelled due to Irish pilots' 24-hour stoppage
# Pay And Conditions
# Pay And Conditions

Strike three: 16 Ryanair flights cancelled due to Irish pilots' 24-hour stoppage

Jul 24th 2018, 8:29 AM 30,936 Views 41 Comments

Ryanair has warned that if the strikes continued, there could be job losses.

Poll: Have the Ryanair strikes affected your decision to fly with them?
# Grounded
# Grounded

Poll: Have the Ryanair strikes affected your decision to fly with them?

Jul 21st 2018, 11:22 AM 21,808 Views 42 Comments

Ryanair has had a tumultuous relationship with unions – and announced its intention to recognise trade unions just last year.

Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action

Jul 19th 2018, 8:03 PM 23,336 Views 21 Comments

The airline urged pilots to reconsider plans to strike next Tuesday.

The first space tourist flights could happen over the next year
# Space Tourism
# Space Tourism

The first space tourist flights could happen over the next year

Jul 14th 2018, 6:30 PM 11,814 Views 16 Comments

Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin are racing to be the first to finish their tests.

Aer Lingus offers free flight swap to customers affected by French air traffic control strike this weekend
# Delayed
# Delayed

Aer Lingus offers free flight swap to customers affected by French air traffic control strike this weekend

Jun 29th 2018, 10:07 PM 14,464 Views 12 Comments

The offer is is for continental Europe flights due to take off this weekend.