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#Flights

# 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 64,937 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 21,419 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 32,101 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 24,602 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 10,980 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 23,350 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 34,108 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 24,557 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 17,655 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 59,584 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 37,420 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 47,739 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 86,860 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 39,849 Views 81 Comments

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

# flights - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Ryanair denies splitting up families on flights, but customers are not happy
# Seat Allocation
# Seat Allocation

Ryanair denies splitting up families on flights, but customers are not happy

Jul 2nd 2017, 6:00 AM 72,179 Views 115 Comments

Passengers are being charged extra to sit together, but the airline has denied changing its policy.

# flights - Saturday 1 July, 2017

First-ever Cork to Boston flight takes off
# Norwegian Air
# Norwegian Air

First-ever Cork to Boston flight takes off

Jul 1st 2017, 4:32 PM 41,763 Views 61 Comments

The new service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

# flights - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

It's so hot in Phoenix, planes aren't allowed fly
# 49 Degrees
# 49 Degrees

It's so hot in Phoenix, planes aren't allowed fly

Jun 20th 2017, 2:25 PM 68,036 Views 45 Comments

It’s too hot for some craft to operate.

Dublin is getting a new air route to London
# Flybe
# Flybe

Dublin is getting a new air route to London

Jun 20th 2017, 2:22 PM 21,545 Views 36 Comments

Flybe will run flights from Dublin to London Southend from 29 October.

# flights - Friday 2 June, 2017

New Cork to Zurich flight route opens today
# A Big Plus
# A Big Plus

New Cork to Zurich flight route opens today

Jun 2nd 2017, 2:28 PM 13,532 Views 23 Comments

The twice-weekly flights will operate until September, with a view to them being extended if the route is popular.

# flights - Monday 29 May, 2017

Transatlantic flight diverts to Shannon as man suffers heart attack
# Shannon
# Shannon

Transatlantic flight diverts to Shannon as man suffers heart attack

May 29th 2017, 3:45 PM 13,763 Views 3 Comments

A young girl also had a fit on the flight and required medical attention.

# flights - Saturday 27 May, 2017

British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure
# Computer Outage
# Computer Outage

British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure

May 27th 2017, 1:33 PM 32,379 Views 28 Comments

Some passengers have suggested that the outage was caused by a lightning strike.

# flights - Saturday 6 May, 2017

India plans to create a national 'no-fly list' of unruly passengers
# Altercations
# Altercations

India plans to create a national 'no-fly list' of unruly passengers

May 6th 2017, 8:15 PM 9,730 Views 7 Comments

The move comes after a lawmaker made headlines for repeatedly striking a steward on an Air India flight.

# flights - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia
# Doha Little Dance
# Doha Little Dance

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia

Apr 19th 2017, 8:26 AM 63,328 Views 73 Comments

It will also be Qatar Airways’ first Irish route.

# flights - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks
# US-bound
# US-bound

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks

Mar 22nd 2017, 1:32 PM 9,665 Views 17 Comments

Affected airlines have until Saturday to implement the restrictions.

# flights - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast
# East Coast
# East Coast

Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast

Mar 14th 2017, 9:06 AM 20,995 Views 14 Comments

Thousands of flights have been cancelled and schools closed in the US, as the storm drops snow and sleet across the region.

# flights - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US
# Flying High
# Flying High

Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US

Mar 7th 2017, 6:13 AM 39,198 Views 54 Comments

The planes usually cost around $115 million each, but are being “dry leased” by IAG.

# flights - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Due to fly this week? Airlines are warning 1,000 flights could be cancelled
# Disruption
# Disruption

Due to fly this week? Airlines are warning 1,000 flights could be cancelled

Mar 5th 2017, 6:47 PM 46,378 Views 15 Comments

Flights overflying France are also affected.

# flights - Sunday 5 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 5th 2017, 8:45 AM 49,658 Views 39 Comments

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
# Snow
# Snow

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

Jan 12th 2017, 6:37 PM 33,925 Views 22 Comments

Passengers have been advised to contact their airlines.

# flights - Friday 2 December, 2016

Transatlantic flights from Cork finally get the go-ahead
# Boston And New York
# Boston And New York

Transatlantic flights from Cork finally get the go-ahead

Dec 2nd 2016, 11:13 PM 20,837 Views 40 Comments

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
# Up Up And Away

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route

Nov 28th 2016, 9:40 PM 17,865 Views 31 Comments

The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.

# flights - Friday 21 October, 2016

'Chemical incident' shuts down London City airport
# Evacuated
# Evacuated

'Chemical incident' shuts down London City airport

Oct 21st 2016, 6:34 PM 20,960 Views 32 Comments

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
# Passenger Lists
# Passenger Lists

US to supply Ireland with software to screen flight passenger data

Sep 18th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,609 Views 17 Comments

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
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

French strikes force Aer Lingus and Ryanair to cancel flights

Sep 15th 2016, 10:00 AM 16,234 Views 42 Comments

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
# Pre-clearance
# Pre-clearance

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

Sep 12th 2016, 7:20 PM 16,774 Views 16 Comments

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
# Grounded
# Grounded

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

Sep 9th 2016, 11:33 AM 16,741 Views 12 Comments

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
# Capital Deficit
# Capital Deficit

Ryanair is cutting 1,600 flights from Dublin in 2017

Sep 1st 2016, 9:46 PM 47,024 Views 48 Comments

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
# Delayed
# Delayed

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

Aug 28th 2016, 12:15 PM 36,035 Views 23 Comments

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
# KLM

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

Jun 21st 2016, 1:14 PM 19,476 Views 47 Comments

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
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Strikes in France have led to flights being grounded in Dublin

May 26th 2016, 7:20 AM 16,436 Views 47 Comments

The dispute is over planned labour reforms.