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#Flights

# flights - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Here's why foreign airlines are queuing to set up operations in Ireland

Sweden’s SAS airline is the latest carrier to apply for an Irish air operators licence.

# flights - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Weather warnings in place as people urged to check status of flights

Passengers have been advised to contact their airlines.

# flights - Friday 2 December, 2016

Transatlantic flights from Cork finally get the go-ahead

The US Department of Transportation has granted a permit to Norwegian Air International after several delays.

# flights - Monday 28 November, 2016

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route Up Up And Away This post contains videos

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route

The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.

# flights - Friday 21 October, 2016

'Chemical incident' shuts down London City airport

London Fire Brigade said 500 members of the public and staff have been evacuated.

# flights - Sunday 18 September, 2016

US to supply Ireland with software to screen flight passenger data

The software system will screen the passenger information of people arriving into Ireland.

# flights - Thursday 15 September, 2016

French strikes force Aer Lingus and Ryanair to cancel flights

French air traffic controllers are striking today and tomorrow.

# flights - Monday 12 September, 2016

Shannon passengers flying to US no longer have to queue twice for security checks

A new screening system is being trialled to combine European and US pre-clearance systems.

# flights - Friday 9 September, 2016

Now aviation officials are telling passengers not to turn on Samsung's new phone

As Samsung deals with an exploding battery problem, US aviation safety officials are telling Note 7 owners not to use them on flights.

# flights - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Ryanair is cutting 1,600 flights from Dublin in 2017

In total, Ryanair will fly 85 routes from Dublin, including two new flights to Palma and a new daily flight to Tenerife.

# flights - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Your crash course in... Norwegian Air's Irish problem

Why has this story been stuck at the departure gate for so long?

# flights - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

A new twice-daily flight from Dublin to Amsterdam has been announced KLM

A new twice-daily flight from Dublin to Amsterdam has been announced

And Tourism Ireland is very happy about the news.

# flights - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Strikes in France have led to flights being grounded in Dublin

The dispute is over planned labour reforms.

# flights - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Irish travellers hoping to avoid worst of major European flight disruption

Air traffic staff in the country will be on strike today.

# flights - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Flying with Ryanair tomorrow? Your flight might have been cancelled

Several flights from Dublin to other locations in Europe have been affected.

# flights - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Flights cancelled as Europe freezes transport links with Brussels

Airlines across Europe, including Aer Lingus and Ryanair, have cancelled flights.

# flights - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

53 years after the infamous missile crisis, you can now finally fly to Cuba from the US

The two nations have struck a deal allowing 110 daily flights after they formally restored diplomatic relations last July.

# flights - Monday 8 February, 2016

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances

One man was arrested and the other was detained under the Mental Health Act.

# flights - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

This is how early you should book to get the cheapest flights*

According to Skyscanner, at least.

# flights - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Flying to France? Check your flight hasn't been cancelled over strike

Passengers have been asked to check their flight status before going to the airport.

# flights - Monday 18 January, 2016

Dublin Airport considers another runway (again) as passenger numbers hit 25 million

An additional 3.3 million people used the airport in 2015.

# flights - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

One of Canada's biggest emigrant hotspots has a new direct flight from Dublin

They direct flights will begin next summer.

# flights - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after 'bomb scare' Anonymous Threats This post contains videos

Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after 'bomb scare'

The flights were en route from Los Angeles and Washington.

# flights - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed

The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.

# flights - Saturday 1 August, 2015

You might actually WANT to have a long layover in these airports

A quick dip in a rooftop pool before the next flight? Don’t mind if we do…

# flights - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down

The airline has launched a campaign to encourage tourism and travel in the embattled country.

# flights - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

# flights - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up

CityJet is offering new flights to and from London City Airport.

# flights - Monday 8 June, 2015

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...

There are four air traffic strikes planned in the coming days.

# flights - Friday 5 June, 2015

Have you noticed more Americans about town? Aer Lingus transatlantic passengers are up

The line could get a lot longer at the Book of Kells.

# flights - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Heading to Spain on holiday? You might want to re-check your dates...

… because there’s a Spanish Air Traffic Controllers’ strike on the way.

# flights - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 14 most Dublin Airport things that have ever happened Huge Con

14 most Dublin Airport things that have ever happened

Shout out to the McDonald’s in Terminal One.

# flights - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight

All 97 passengers were evacuated safely.

# flights - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow)

Air traffic controllers in France are on strike. Here’s how it’s been affecting flights so far…

# flights - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

# flights - Monday 2 February, 2015

Need to get to Donegal? You can now fly there from Dublin

A new Donegal-Glasgow route has also been announced.

# flights - Friday 30 January, 2015

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.

# flights - Monday 26 January, 2015

One in four Aer Lingus workers could lose jobs in airline takeover

The airline’s board is considering another buyout offer as a union warns of job losses.

# flights - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

This is what it takes to become an Aer Lingus pilot

12 new cadets for the latest course were chosen from 3,000 applications.

# flights - Monday 12 January, 2015

Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years

Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?