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#Flights

# flights - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Irish travellers hoping to avoid worst of major European flight disruption
# Grounded
# Grounded

Irish travellers hoping to avoid worst of major European flight disruption

Apr 27th 2016, 10:26 AM 29,177 Views 18 Comments

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
# Air Traffic Strike
# Air Traffic Strike

Flying with Ryanair tomorrow? Your flight might have been cancelled

Mar 30th 2016, 10:30 PM 65,779 Views 26 Comments

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
# Terror Alert
# Terror Alert

Flights cancelled as Europe freezes transport links with Brussels

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:48 PM 33,994 Views 64 Comments

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
# Havana Nights
# Havana Nights

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

Feb 16th 2016, 10:04 PM 17,116 Views 26 Comments

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
# Public Order
# Public Order

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances

Feb 8th 2016, 7:33 AM 31,777 Views 25 Comments

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*
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

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

Feb 2nd 2016, 10:46 AM 63,629 Views 40 Comments

According to Skyscanner, at least.

# flights - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 26th 2016, 7:42 AM 13,141 Views 25 Comments

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
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

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

Jan 18th 2016, 2:05 PM 21,087 Views 104 Comments

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
# Coast To Coast
# Coast To Coast

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

Nov 25th 2015, 4:45 PM 27,062 Views 36 Comments

They direct flights will begin next summer.

# flights - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after 'bomb scare'
# Anonymous Threats
# Anonymous Threats

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

Nov 18th 2015, 7:28 AM 21,602 Views 12 Comments

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
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

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

Aug 19th 2015, 11:47 AM 11,537 Views 7 Comments

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
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

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

Aug 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 24,508 Views 18 Comments

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
# Keep Greece Flying
# Keep Greece Flying

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

Jul 11th 2015, 1:50 PM 26,011 Views 34 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Ryanair had a cheap seats sale - but not everyone was impressed
# Fly Away
# Fly Away

Ryanair had a cheap seats sale - but not everyone was impressed

Jul 8th 2015, 8:21 AM 52,343 Views 52 Comments

Ouch.

# flights - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

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

Jul 1st 2015, 2:24 PM 22,970 Views 43 Comments

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...
# Striiiiiike
# Striiiiiike

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

Jun 8th 2015, 8:46 AM 22,855 Views 12 Comments

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
# IEARLAND
# IEARLAND

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

Jun 5th 2015, 12:46 PM 9,777 Views 20 Comments

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...
# Curses
# Curses

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

May 27th 2015, 10:04 PM 67,681 Views 30 Comments

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

# flights - Sunday 17 May, 2015

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

14 most Dublin Airport things that have ever happened

May 17th 2015, 3:31 PM 16,640 Views 3 Comments

Shout out to the McDonald’s in Terminal One.

# flights - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight
# Safe Landing
# Safe Landing

Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight

Apr 25th 2015, 1:47 PM 41,977 Views 28 Comments

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)
# Not At All Nice
# Not At All Nice

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

Apr 8th 2015, 5:54 PM 29,312 Views 25 Comments

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

# flights - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

A man got so angry that the plane seat in front of him was reclined that he was fined €6,500
# Don't Sit So Close
# Don't Sit So Close

A man got so angry that the plane seat in front of him was reclined that he was fined €6,500

Mar 31st 2015, 6:03 AM 48,688 Views 87 Comments

Touchy…

# flights - Monday 2 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 2nd 2015, 12:39 PM 21,462 Views 34 Comments

A new Donegal-Glasgow route has also been announced.

# flights - Friday 30 January, 2015

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland
# Cold War Tactics?
# Cold War Tactics?

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

Jan 30th 2015, 5:12 PM 36,445 Views 239 Comments

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
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

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

Jan 26th 2015, 12:58 PM 22,239 Views 79 Comments

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
# Get Your Wings
# Get Your Wings

This is what it takes to become an Aer Lingus pilot

Jan 21st 2015, 2:21 PM 29,917 Views 26 Comments

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
# Going Down
# Going Down

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

Jan 12th 2015, 1:00 PM 17,616 Views 63 Comments

Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?

# flights - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Poll: Following this year's air disasters, are you more afraid to fly?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Following this year's air disasters, are you more afraid to fly?

Dec 30th 2014, 9:26 AM 15,486 Views 65 Comments

Do all of these incidents play on your mind?

# flights - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Flight cancelled? You could be owed up to €600
# Payback
# Payback

Flight cancelled? You could be owed up to €600

Dec 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 11,377 Views 15 Comments

Regulations mean that passengers are due compensation a sliding scale.

# flights - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Heat from vegetables forces plane into emergency landing at Shannon
# Mayday
# Mayday

Heat from vegetables forces plane into emergency landing at Shannon

Dec 14th 2014, 6:20 PM 25,041 Views 25 Comments

Nobody was hurt in the incident.

# flights - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown

Dec 13th 2014, 9:14 AM 6,798 Views 8 Comments

Some 38 flights have been cancelled, but there are no reports of Irish flight delays.

# flights - Monday 8 December, 2014

Mesmerising video shows all of the flights over Ireland in 38 hours
# Look Up
From The Daily Edge
# Look Up

Mesmerising video shows all of the flights over Ireland in 38 hours

Dec 8th 2014, 11:12 AM 5,193 Views 2 Comments

Everybody loves a good time lapse.

# flights - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Flying out of Dublin could be about to get cheaper
# Descending
# Descending

Flying out of Dublin could be about to get cheaper

Oct 7th 2014, 3:14 PM 21,153 Views 19 Comments

But Dublin Airport isn’t happy about the news.

# flights - Monday 8 September, 2014

Ryanair's new planes will have more seats AND leg room
# Gamechangers
# Gamechangers

Ryanair's new planes will have more seats AND leg room

Sep 8th 2014, 5:53 PM 25,592 Views 54 Comments

They’re also costing a cool $22 billion.

# flights - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today
# Dispute
# Dispute

Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today

Sep 6th 2014, 2:26 PM 10,388 Views 6 Comments

The strikes are by baggage handlers.

# flights - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk
# Volcano
# Volcano

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk

Aug 20th 2014, 1:20 PM 27,837 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority has told TheJournal.ie it is ‘closely monitoring’ the situation.

# flights - Friday 8 August, 2014

How many flights come in and out of Dublin every day?
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

How many flights come in and out of Dublin every day?

Aug 8th 2014, 2:05 PM 27,969 Views 37 Comments

Lots. Lots and lots.

# flights - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Passengers, locations and freight: Here are the key stats for Irish aviation in 2013
# Aviation
# Aviation

Passengers, locations and freight: Here are the key stats for Irish aviation in 2013

Aug 7th 2014, 2:05 PM 8,078 Views 9 Comments

Latest CSO figures show rise in passenger levels passing through Irish airports last year.

One-fifth more long haul passengers for Aer Lingus last month
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

One-fifth more long haul passengers for Aer Lingus last month

Aug 7th 2014, 8:25 AM 4,934 Views 18 Comments

The airline’s latest passeger load figures show that over 6 million people flew with Aer Lingus in the first seven months of this year.

# flights - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off

Aug 6th 2014, 7:35 PM 16,508 Views 38 Comments

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands said that it was too dangerous to continue.