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#Flights

# 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 66,347 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 23,469 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 9,602 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 82,316 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 7,434 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 73,614 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 19,502 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 10,724 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 55,647 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 26,037 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 36,706 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 20,724 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 30,899 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 23,311 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 11,801 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 14,444 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 72,055 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 28,679 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 84,803 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 27,859 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 8,685 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 18,376 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 53,626 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 79,532 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 40,814 Views 12 Comments

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

# flights - Monday 8 January, 2018

Ryanair says 'non-priority boarding' customers will have to place second carry-on bag in hold
# New Rules
# New Rules

Ryanair says 'non-priority boarding' customers will have to place second carry-on bag in hold

Jan 8th 2018, 5:46 PM 64,616 Views 69 Comments

The move is a bid to “speed up the boarding of flights and eliminate flight delays”.

# flights - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Ryanair applies for UK licence ahead of Brexit
# Brexit Ready
# Brexit Ready

Ryanair applies for UK licence ahead of Brexit

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:18 PM 21,417 Views 22 Comments

Other airlines have made similar moves amid concerns that Brexit could severely disrupt air traffic between Britain and continental Europe.

# flights - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Irish flights among cancellations after plane goes off runway at Bristol Airport
# Christmas Travel
# Christmas Travel

Irish flights among cancellations after plane goes off runway at Bristol Airport

Dec 23rd 2017, 1:01 PM 32,098 Views 7 Comments

No-one was hurt in the incident, but there have been dozens of flight delays.

# flights - Monday 16 October, 2017

Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open
# Storm Ophelia
# Storm Ophelia

Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open

Oct 16th 2017, 2:12 PM 24,576 Views 6 Comments

Cork Airport has cancelled all departures.

# flights - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'This company has simply treated passengers abysmally': Ryanair criticised in EU Parliament
# Criticism
# Criticism

'This company has simply treated passengers abysmally': Ryanair criticised in EU Parliament

Oct 4th 2017, 9:32 AM 10,969 Views 44 Comments

The airline was criticised it on numerous fronts for its treatment of its workers and passengers.

# flights - Friday 29 September, 2017

Ahead of 5pm deadline, Ryanair confirms it will re-route customers on rival airlines
# Uk Flights
# Uk Flights

Ahead of 5pm deadline, Ryanair confirms it will re-route customers on rival airlines

Sep 29th 2017, 4:45 PM 23,341 Views 60 Comments

The low budget airline had been given a deadline of 5pm this evening to correct its compensation policy for passengers.

# flights - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Ryanair cancels 22 flights a week to and from Dublin
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair cancels 22 flights a week to and from Dublin

Sep 28th 2017, 2:41 PM 34,101 Views 66 Comments

The airline said that it would be cancelling the flights between November and March as part of the widespread cancellations announced yesterday.

# flights - Thursday 21 September, 2017

More flight cancellations could be on the way as nearly half of Ryanair pilots reject bonuses
# Grounded
# Grounded

More flight cancellations could be on the way as nearly half of Ryanair pilots reject bonuses

Sep 21st 2017, 8:23 AM 24,547 Views 104 Comments

A number of staff at the airline have rejected a bonus offer from management.

# flights - Monday 18 September, 2017

Half of people would still book with Ryanair despite cancelled flights
# Poll
# Poll

Half of people would still book with Ryanair despite cancelled flights

Sep 18th 2017, 9:44 PM 17,647 Views 68 Comments

The airline is cancelling up to 50 flights a day until the end of October.

Here's a list of the upcoming flights cancelled by Ryanair
# Grounded
# Grounded

Here's a list of the upcoming flights cancelled by Ryanair

Sep 18th 2017, 6:31 PM 59,576 Views 40 Comments

Affected customers will be offered refunds or alternative flights.

Explainer: Here's what to do if Ryanair cancels your flight
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Explainer: Here's what to do if Ryanair cancels your flight

Sep 18th 2017, 1:02 PM 37,387 Views 59 Comments

Up to 50 flights a day will be cancelled over the next six weeks.

140 Ryanair pilots have left for a competitor in the last year
# Payback
# Payback

140 Ryanair pilots have left for a competitor in the last year

Sep 18th 2017, 10:35 AM 47,687 Views 98 Comments

Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks.

# flights - Friday 15 September, 2017

Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights a day for next six weeks
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights a day for next six weeks

Sep 15th 2017, 6:32 PM 86,852 Views 91 Comments

The airline says the move is to improve its punctuality.

# flights - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Only one small bag to be permitted on board as Ryanair axes second free carry-on policy
# Just The One
# Just The One

Only one small bag to be permitted on board as Ryanair axes second free carry-on policy

Sep 6th 2017, 8:36 AM 39,805 Views 81 Comments

Ryanair has increased check-in bag sizes from 15kg to 20kg.