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#Flights

# 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 22,961 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 22,839 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 9,770 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 67,667 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 16,628 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 41,967 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 29,300 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 48,663 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 21,442 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 36,368 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 22,197 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 29,875 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 17,610 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 15,485 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 11,367 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 25,035 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 6,789 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 5,001 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 21,149 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 25,569 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 10,386 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 27,811 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 27,718 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 8,066 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 4,920 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 16,495 Views 38 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Airport denies reports of emergency on Ryanair flight from Cork
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Airport denies reports of emergency on Ryanair flight from Cork

Jul 30th 2014, 10:56 PM 23,746 Views 43 Comments

Local media reported an emergency in connection with this evening’s flight to East Midlands Airport.

# flights - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people crashed - Reports
# AH5017
# AH5017

Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people crashed - Reports

Jul 24th 2014, 3:08 PM 72,207 Views 146 Comments

Storms were reported in the area when the plane went missing last night

# flights - Thursday 17 July, 2014

East Ukraine airspace has been closed until further notice
# Mh17
# Mh17

East Ukraine airspace has been closed until further notice

Jul 17th 2014, 9:26 PM 11,666 Views 47 Comments

Aer Lingus and Ryanair confirm they do not fly over Ukrainian air space and flights are not impacted by the restrictions.

# flights - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Poolbeg chimneys, Game of Thrones, and spicy burgers: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Poolbeg chimneys, Game of Thrones, and spicy burgers: The week in numbers

Jul 12th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,113 Views 14 Comments

Plus: Just how sad is Garth Brooks about the whole concert debacle?

# flights - Friday 11 July, 2014

Opinion: Don't let your fear of flying ruin your holiday – follow these tips
# Fear Of Flying
# Fear Of Flying

Opinion: Don't let your fear of flying ruin your holiday – follow these tips

Jul 11th 2014, 1:00 PM 2,833 Views 53 Comments

You deserve those stress-free days on a sun-kissed beach: don’t let an irrational fear get in the way.

# flights - Thursday 10 July, 2014

N America-Europe flights through Irish airspace beat 2008 peak
# Flights
# Flights

N America-Europe flights through Irish airspace beat 2008 peak

Jul 10th 2014, 7:34 PM 9,528 Views 40 Comments

An average of 1,759 flights a day flew in Irish airspace in June, according to the Irish Aviation Authority.

# flights - Thursday 26 June, 2014

The good news: French strike is over. The bad news: Air passengers still face delays today
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

The good news: French strike is over. The bad news: Air passengers still face delays today

Jun 26th 2014, 9:16 AM 4,483 Views 4 Comments

The strike was unexpectedly called off last night after marathon talks.

# flights - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

These Ryanair customers were unhappy with the airline's response to flight chaos
# Strrrrrrrrrrike
# Strrrrrrrrrrike

These Ryanair customers were unhappy with the airline's response to flight chaos

Jun 25th 2014, 6:06 PM 24,785 Views 60 Comments

Do you know your rights as an airline customer?

France strike wreaks havoc on airline schedules as flights delayed for up to 5 hours
# Flight Delays
# Flight Delays

France strike wreaks havoc on airline schedules as flights delayed for up to 5 hours

Jun 25th 2014, 10:10 AM 5,796 Views 25 Comments

Ryanair has cancelled about 240 flights today.

# flights - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off

Jun 11th 2014, 10:40 PM 17,184 Views 94 Comments

One of the unions involved in Labour Court talks said today that progress had been made and so the two strike days have been deferred.

# flights - Monday 19 May, 2014

Ryanair profits stumble with 8 per cent fall - but that's still ahead of target
# O'Leary
# O'Leary

Ryanair profits stumble with 8 per cent fall - but that's still ahead of target

May 19th 2014, 7:55 AM 6,288 Views 31 Comments

The airline recorded a profit of €523 million, with a total revenue of €5 billion.

# flights - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day

May 14th 2014, 7:44 AM 6,492 Views 12 Comments

Air traffic figures for April show an increase at all three airports with Shannon seeing a significant rise of over 30 per cent.

# flights - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Aer Lingus sees 12 per cent traffic boost in April
# Flights
# Flights

Aer Lingus sees 12 per cent traffic boost in April

May 7th 2014, 7:37 AM 4,055 Views 9 Comments

The airline puts it down to a later Easter than normal and more long-haul flights.

# flights - Monday 7 April, 2014

Tourists targeted with new Shannon - Bristol route
# Flights
# Flights

Tourists targeted with new Shannon - Bristol route

Apr 7th 2014, 8:09 AM 7,605 Views 17 Comments

The flights will take off at 11.10am, seven days a week.