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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Flights

All time
# Going Down
Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years
Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?
# Your Say
Poll: Following this year's air disasters, are you more afraid to fly?
Do all of these incidents play on your mind?
# Payback
Flight cancelled? You could be owed up to €600
Regulations mean that passengers are due compensation a sliding scale.
# Mayday
Heat from vegetables forces plane into emergency landing at Shannon
Nobody was hurt in the incident.
# Come Fly With Me
Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown
Some 38 flights have been cancelled, but there are no reports of Irish flight delays.
# Look Up
Mesmerising video shows all of the flights over Ireland in 38 hours
Everybody loves a good time lapse.
# Descending
Flying out of Dublin could be about to get cheaper
But Dublin Airport isn’t happy about the news.
# gamechangers
Ryanair's new planes will have more seats AND leg room
They’re also costing a cool $22 billion.
# Dispute
Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today
The strikes are by baggage handlers.
# Volcano
Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk
The Irish Aviation Authority has told it is ‘closely monitoring’ the situation.
# Taking off
How many flights come in and out of Dublin every day?
Lots. Lots and lots.
# Aviation
Passengers, locations and freight: Here are the key stats for Irish aviation in 2013
Latest CSO figures show rise in passenger levels passing through Irish airports last year.
# Aer Lingus
One-fifth more long haul passengers for Aer Lingus last month
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.
# Ukraine
Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off
The Prime Minister of the Netherlands said that it was too dangerous to continue.
# Ryanair
Airport denies reports of emergency on Ryanair flight from Cork
Local media reported an emergency in connection with this evening’s flight to East Midlands Airport.
# AH5017
Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people crashed - Reports
Storms were reported in the area when the plane went missing last night
# mh17
East Ukraine airspace has been closed until further notice
Aer Lingus and Ryanair confirm they do not fly over Ukrainian air space and flights are not impacted by the restrictions.
# Prime Numbers
Poolbeg chimneys, Game of Thrones, and spicy burgers: The week in numbers
Plus: Just how sad is Garth Brooks about the whole concert debacle?
Opinion: Don't let your fear of flying ruin your holiday – follow these tips
You deserve those stress-free days on a sun-kissed beach: don’t let an irrational fear get in the way.
# Flights
N America-Europe flights through Irish airspace beat 2008 peak
An average of 1,759 flights a day flew in Irish airspace in June, according to the Irish Aviation Authority.
# Up In The Air
The good news: French strike is over. The bad news: Air passengers still face delays today
The strike was unexpectedly called off last night after marathon talks.
# strrrrrrrrrrike
These Ryanair customers were unhappy with the airline's response to flight chaos
Do you know your rights as an airline customer?
# Flight Delays
France strike wreaks havoc on airline schedules as flights delayed for up to 5 hours
Ryanair has cancelled about 240 flights today.
# Labour Court
Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off
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.
# O'Leary
Ryanair profits stumble with 8 per cent fall - but that's still ahead of target
The airline recorded a profit of €523 million, with a total revenue of €5 billion.
# Come Fly With Me
There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day
Air traffic figures for April show an increase at all three airports with Shannon seeing a significant rise of over 30 per cent.
# Flights
Aer Lingus sees 12 per cent traffic boost in April
The airline puts it down to a later Easter than normal and more long-haul flights.
# Flights
Tourists targeted with new Shannon - Bristol route
The flights will take off at 11.10am, seven days a week.
# Flying High
Six Nations drove Aer Lingus Regional numbers to Cardiff up 33%
The airline’s overall passenger numbers for last month have increased 13 per cent compared to the same time last year.
# Malaysia plane
How come pilots can turn off a plane's communication systems?
One of the mysterious elements of the missing Malaysia plane story is that someone shut down the aircraft’s communications system. Why is this allowed?
# strike off
High Court halts airport strikes by granting injunction to DAA
Dublin Airport Authority welcomed the decision today which directs SIPTU to withdraw its planned industrial action at Dublin and Cork airports this Friday.
# mass evacuation
Two killed, hundreds of thousands flee homes as Java volcano erupts (pictures)
A man and woman in their 60s were crushed to deaths, while 200,000 people in a 10km radius have been ordered to evacuate their homes.
# Disruption
Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft
SIPTU said the votes from the Aer Lingus and Shannon Airport Authority ballot are expected this afternoon.
# Target
US warning about 'toothpaste bombs' on Russia flights
There are fears that terrorists could specifically target flights to Russia, where the Winter Olympics are due to begin on Friday.
# Sponsored by Aer Lingus Regional
7 of the best things to come from Bristol
The low-down on the best of Brizzle.
# allocated seating
€35 million loss for Ryanair with falling fares but rising passenger numbers
The airline says that the fall is “in line with previous guidance”.
# Up and Away
Irish airport traffic up 5.4 per cent in December
Dublin and Shannon each saw rises, but Cork airport saw traffic drop by over seven per cent.
# ask ryanair
Here are the best questions and answers from this afternoon's #askryanair session
Any chance you’d dull down the yellow, Michael?
# Air Travel
Aer Lingus passenger numbers fall slightly, but sees 12% jump in long-haul
Figures release today show that 733,000 passengers flew with the airline last month.
# Get Me Home for Xmas
Flights diverted and delayed at Dublin Airport because of gusty winds
Travellers are hoping the winds will die down so they get home for Christmas.