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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Flights

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Only one small bag to be permitted on board as Ryanair axes second free carry-on policy
Ryanair has increased check-in bag sizes from 15kg to 20kg.
Ryanair denies splitting up families on flights, but customers are not happy
Passengers are being charged extra to sit together, but the airline has denied changing its policy.
First-ever Cork to Boston flight takes off
The new service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
It's so hot in Phoenix, planes aren't allowed fly
It’s too hot for some craft to operate.
Dublin is getting a new air route to London
Flybe will run flights from Dublin to London Southend from 29 October.
New Cork to Zurich flight route opens today
The twice-weekly flights will operate until September, with a view to them being extended if the route is popular.
Transatlantic flight diverts to Shannon as man suffers heart attack
A young girl also had a fit on the flight and required medical attention.
British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure
Some passengers have suggested that the outage was caused by a lightning strike.
India plans to create a national 'no-fly list' of unruly passengers
The move comes after a lawmaker made headlines for repeatedly striking a steward on an Air India flight.
Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia
It will also be Qatar Airways’ first Irish route.
Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks
Affected airlines have until Saturday to implement the restrictions.
Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast
Thousands of flights have been cancelled and schools closed in the US, as the storm drops snow and sleet across the region.
Aer Lingus is getting seven brand new planes for flights to the US
The planes usually cost around $115 million each, but are being “dry leased” by IAG.
Due to fly this week? Airlines are warning 1,000 flights could be cancelled
Flights overflying France are also affected.
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.
Weather warnings in place as people urged to check status of flights
Passengers have been advised to contact their airlines.
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.
Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route
The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.
'Chemical incident' shuts down London City airport
London Fire Brigade said 500 members of the public and staff have been evacuated.
US to supply Ireland with software to screen flight passenger data
The software system will screen the passenger information of people arriving into Ireland.
French strikes force Aer Lingus and Ryanair to cancel flights
French air traffic controllers are striking today and tomorrow.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Strikes in France have led to flights being grounded in Dublin
The dispute is over planned labour reforms.
Irish travellers hoping to avoid worst of major European flight disruption
Air traffic staff in the country will be on strike today.
Flying with Ryanair tomorrow? Your flight might have been cancelled
Several flights from Dublin to other locations in Europe have been affected.
Flights cancelled as Europe freezes transport links with Brussels
Airlines across Europe, including Aer Lingus and Ryanair, have cancelled flights.
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.
Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances
One man was arrested and the other was detained under the Mental Health Act.
This is how early you should book to get the cheapest flights*
According to Skyscanner, at least.
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.
Dublin Airport considers another runway (again) as passenger numbers hit 25 million
An additional 3.3 million people used the airport in 2015.
One of Canada's biggest emigrant hotspots has a new direct flight from Dublin
They direct flights will begin next summer.
Two Air France flights to Paris diverted after 'bomb scare'
The flights were en route from Los Angeles and Washington.
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.
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…
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.