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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Flights

All time
# Disruption
Due to fly this week? Airlines are warning 1,000 flights could be cancelled
Flights overflying France are also affected.
# Transport
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.
# Snow
Weather warnings in place as people urged to check status of flights
Passengers have been advised to contact their airlines.
# boston and new york
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.
# up up and away
Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route
The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.
# Evacuated
'Chemical incident' shuts down London City airport
London Fire Brigade said 500 members of the public and staff have been evacuated.
# passenger lists
US to supply Ireland with software to screen flight passenger data
The software system will screen the passenger information of people arriving into Ireland.
# Cancelled
French strikes force Aer Lingus and Ryanair to cancel flights
French air traffic controllers are striking today and tomorrow.
# pre-clearance
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.
# grounded
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.
# Capital Deficit
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.
# Delayed
Your crash course in... Norwegian Air's Irish problem
Why has this story been stuck at the departure gate for so long?
A new twice-daily flight from Dublin to Amsterdam has been announced
And Tourism Ireland is very happy about the news.
# Going nowhere
Strikes in France have led to flights being grounded in Dublin
The dispute is over planned labour reforms.
# grounded
Irish travellers hoping to avoid worst of major European flight disruption
Air traffic staff in the country will be on strike today.
# air traffic strike
Flying with Ryanair tomorrow? Your flight might have been cancelled
Several flights from Dublin to other locations in Europe have been affected.
# Terror Alert
Flights cancelled as Europe freezes transport links with Brussels
Airlines across Europe, including Aer Lingus and Ryanair, have cancelled flights.
# havana nights
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.
# Public Order
Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances
One man was arrested and the other was detained under the Mental Health Act.
# Come Fly With Me
This is how early you should book to get the cheapest flights*
According to Skyscanner, at least.
# Cancelled
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.
# Come Fly With Me
Dublin Airport considers another runway (again) as passenger numbers hit 25 million
An additional 3.3 million people used the airport in 2015.
# coast to coast
One of Canada's biggest emigrant hotspots has a new direct flight from Dublin
They direct flights will begin next summer.
# anonymous threats
Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after 'bomb scare'
The flights were en route from Los Angeles and Washington.
# slap on the wrist
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.
# Come Fly With Me
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…
# keep greece flying
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.
# fly away
Ryanair had a cheap seats sale - but not everyone was impressed
# Taking off
Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up
CityJet is offering new flights to and from London City Airport.
# striiiiiike
Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...
There are four air traffic strikes planned in the coming days.
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.
# Curses
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.
# huge con
14 most Dublin Airport things that have ever happened
Shout out to the McDonald’s in Terminal One.
# safe landing
Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight
All 97 passengers were evacuated safely.
# not at all nice
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…
# 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
# Aer Lingus
Need to get to Donegal? You can now fly there from Dublin
A new Donegal-Glasgow route has also been announced.
# cold war tactics?
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.
# Up In The Air
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.
# get your wings
This is what it takes to become an Aer Lingus pilot
12 new cadets for the latest course were chosen from 3,000 applications.