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#Flights

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

'Chemical incident' shuts down London City airport

Oct 21st 2016, 6:34 PM 20,976 Views 32 Comments

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
# Passenger Lists
# Passenger Lists

US to supply Ireland with software to screen flight passenger data

Sep 18th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,657 Views 17 Comments

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

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 16,270 Views 42 Comments

French air traffic controllers are striking today and tomorrow.

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 16,804 Views 16 Comments

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
# Grounded
# Grounded

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

Sep 9th 2016, 11:33 AM 16,758 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.

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 47,087 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.

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 36,064 Views 23 Comments

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
# KLM
# KLM

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

Jun 21st 2016, 1:14 PM 19,492 Views 47 Comments

And Tourism Ireland is very happy about the news.

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 16,461 Views 47 Comments

The dispute is over planned labour reforms.

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 29,186 Views 18 Comments

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

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 65,797 Views 26 Comments

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

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 34,010 Views 64 Comments

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
# 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 17,129 Views 28 Comments

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
# Public Order
# Public Order

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances

Feb 8th 2016, 7:33 AM 31,790 Views 25 Comments

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*
# 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 63,646 Views 40 Comments

According to Skyscanner, at least.

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 13,147 Views 25 Comments

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
# 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 21,116 Views 104 Comments

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
# 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 27,082 Views 36 Comments

They direct flights will begin next summer.

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 21,618 Views 12 Comments

The flights were en route from Los Angeles and Washington.

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 11,558 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.

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 24,522 Views 18 Comments

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
# Keep Greece Flying
# Keep Greece Flying

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

Jul 11th 2015, 1:50 PM 26,024 Views 34 Comments

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

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 52,354 Views 52 Comments

Ouch.

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 22,987 Views 43 Comments

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

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 22,870 Views 12 Comments

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

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 9,793 Views 20 Comments

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

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 67,688 Views 30 Comments

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

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 16,652 Views 3 Comments

Shout out to the McDonald’s in Terminal One.

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 41,994 Views 28 Comments

All 97 passengers were evacuated safely.

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 29,332 Views 25 Comments

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

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 48,702 Views 87 Comments

Touchy…

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 21,478 Views 34 Comments

A new Donegal-Glasgow route has also been announced.

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 36,469 Views 234 Comments

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

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 22,277 Views 79 Comments

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

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 29,937 Views 26 Comments

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

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 17,633 Views 63 Comments

Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?

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 15,498 Views 65 Comments

Do all of these incidents play on your mind?

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 11,401 Views 15 Comments

Regulations mean that passengers are due compensation a sliding scale.

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 25,050 Views 25 Comments

Nobody was hurt in the incident.

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 6,815 Views 8 Comments

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