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#Flights

# flights - Monday 2 March, 2020

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 21,780 Views 25 Comments

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

# flights - Monday 24 February, 2020

Canary Islands airports reopen after sandstorm closures
# CALIMA
# CALIMA

Canary Islands airports reopen after sandstorm closures

Feb 24th 2020, 7:23 AM 24,618 Views 6 Comments

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

# flights - Monday 17 February, 2020

'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 33,838 Views 12 Comments

Some flights to and from Dublin Airport have been affected.

# flights - Monday 13 January, 2020

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 293,890 Views 76 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

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 14,072 Views 36 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

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

Ryanair announces new routes from Dublin and Cork

Sep 25th 2019, 6:20 PM 40,522 Views 18 Comments

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

# flights - 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 31,266 Views 29 Comments

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

# flights - Thursday 15 August, 2019

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 90,991 Views 47 Comments

All passengers and crew have disembarked the plane safely.

# flights - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

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 35,535 Views 54 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

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 14,742 Views 19 Comments

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

# flights - Sunday 30 June, 2019

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 54,433 Views 64 Comments

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

# flights - Saturday 15 June, 2019

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 22,863 Views 5 Comments

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

# flights - Thursday 25 April, 2019

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 22,597 Views 13 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

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 31,770 Views 44 Comments

Ireland is home to 45,000 people from India.

# flights - Thursday 28 March, 2019

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 66,360 Views 35 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

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 23,488 Views 17 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

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 9,621 Views 4 Comments

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

# flights - Thursday 20 December, 2018

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 82,323 Views 121 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

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 7,443 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.

# flights - Saturday 24 November, 2018

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 73,618 Views 33 Comments

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

# flights - Monday 5 November, 2018

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 19,513 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.

# flights - Thursday 20 September, 2018

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 10,735 Views 7 Comments

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

# flights - Thursday 23 August, 2018

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 55,674 Views 103 Comments

New updated rules come into effect in November.

# flights - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

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

Ryanair apologises after compensation cheques bounce

Aug 22nd 2018, 8:42 AM 26,063 Views 41 Comments

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

# flights - Monday 13 August, 2018

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 36,719 Views 27 Comments

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

# flights - Friday 10 August, 2018

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

Was your flight cancelled? Here are your rights

Aug 10th 2018, 7:55 PM 20,727 Views 11 Comments

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

# flights - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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 30,914 Views 41 Comments

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

# flights - Saturday 21 July, 2018

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 21,800 Views 42 Comments

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

# flights - Thursday 19 July, 2018

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 23,314 Views 21 Comments

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

# flights - Saturday 14 July, 2018

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 11,810 Views 16 Comments

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

# flights - Friday 29 June, 2018

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 14,452 Views 12 Comments

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

# flights - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Ryanair flights cancelled due to air traffic controller strike
# Europe
# Europe

Ryanair flights cancelled due to air traffic controller strike

Updated Jun 23rd 2018, 1:53 PM 72,060 Views 51 Comments

Aer Lingus has also warned about potential disruptions to its flights this weekend.

# flights - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Emirates has put off plans for a third Dublin-Dubai flight due to some 'pain points'
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Emirates has put off plans for a third Dublin-Dubai flight due to some 'pain points'

May 27th 2018, 1:00 PM 28,737 Views 30 Comments

The Gulf airline put the extra service on ice due to ‘infrastructural issues’.

# flights - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Want to check-in early for a Ryanair flight? You're going to have to pay for an allocated seat
# I'm Checkin In
# I'm Checkin In

Want to check-in early for a Ryanair flight? You're going to have to pay for an allocated seat

May 15th 2018, 9:05 AM 85,596 Views 71 Comments

The new rules come into effect next month.

# flights - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident
# Flight Safety
# Flight Safety

Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident

Apr 19th 2018, 6:01 PM 27,881 Views 52 Comments

Photos emerged online this week of passengers using their oxygen masks incorrectly during an emergency Southwest Airlines landing.

# flights - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Flights to resume at Stansted Airport after bus fire forced cancellations
# Delays
# Delays

Flights to resume at Stansted Airport after bus fire forced cancellations

Mar 31st 2018, 8:06 AM 8,698 Views 3 Comments

A shuttle bus was engulfed in flames outside the terminal building yesterday.

# flights - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Irish flights cancelled as French air traffic controllers strike over pay
# Disruption
# Disruption

Irish flights cancelled as French air traffic controllers strike over pay

Mar 22nd 2018, 9:28 AM 18,391 Views 19 Comments

Severe weather in the east of the US is also causing disruption for Irish passengers this morning.

# flights - Monday 19 March, 2018

Aer Lingus apologises after people spend night in airport due to flight cancellations
# Gatwick To Dublin
# Gatwick To Dublin

Aer Lingus apologises after people spend night in airport due to flight cancellations

Mar 19th 2018, 9:13 PM 53,659 Views 33 Comments

The flights were cancelled due to “lengthy waiting times for de-icing”.

# flights - Friday 2 March, 2018

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now

Mar 2nd 2018, 10:45 PM 79,544 Views 50 Comments

The transport services said that these were subject to change depending on the severity of the weather in the morning.

# flights - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled
# Grounded
# Grounded

Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled

Feb 28th 2018, 2:03 PM 40,831 Views 12 Comments

The Beast from the East has affected flights at a number of airports.