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#Flights

# flights - All time

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 5,304 Views 2 Comments

Everybody loves a good time lapse.

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 21,166 Views 19 Comments

But Dublin Airport isn’t happy about the news.

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 25,612 Views 54 Comments

They’re also costing a cool $22 billion.

Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today
# Dispute
# Dispute

Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today

Sep 6th 2014, 2:26 PM 10,396 Views 6 Comments

The strikes are by baggage handlers.

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk
# Volcano
# Volcano

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk

Aug 20th 2014, 1:20 PM 27,854 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority has told TheJournal.ie it is ‘closely monitoring’ the situation.

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 28,220 Views 37 Comments

Lots. Lots and lots.

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 8,096 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 4,950 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.

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 16,531 Views 38 Comments

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

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 23,766 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people crashed - Reports

Jul 24th 2014, 3:08 PM 72,240 Views 146 Comments

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

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 11,691 Views 47 Comments

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

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 11,133 Views 14 Comments

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
# 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 3,014 Views 53 Comments

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

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 9,557 Views 40 Comments

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

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 4,498 Views 4 Comments

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

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 24,843 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 5,814 Views 25 Comments

Ryanair has cancelled about 240 flights today.

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

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off

Jun 11th 2014, 10:40 PM 17,198 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.

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 6,304 Views 31 Comments

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

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 6,517 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.

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 4,076 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Tourists targeted with new Shannon - Bristol route

Apr 7th 2014, 8:09 AM 7,626 Views 17 Comments

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

Six Nations drove Aer Lingus Regional numbers to Cardiff up 33%
# Flying High
# Flying High

Six Nations drove Aer Lingus Regional numbers to Cardiff up 33%

Mar 21st 2014, 6:45 AM 5,389 Views 12 Comments

The airline’s overall passenger numbers for last month have increased 13 per cent compared to the same time last year.

How come pilots can turn off a plane's communication systems?
# Malaysia Plane
# Malaysia Plane

How come pilots can turn off a plane's communication systems?

Mar 18th 2014, 6:30 AM 19,082 Views 27 Comments

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?

High Court halts airport strikes by granting injunction to DAA
# Strike Off
# Strike Off

High Court halts airport strikes by granting injunction to DAA

Mar 12th 2014, 4:11 PM 11,487 Views 93 Comments

Dublin Airport Authority welcomed the decision today which directs SIPTU to withdraw its planned industrial action at Dublin and Cork airports this Friday.

Two killed, hundreds of thousands flee homes as Java volcano erupts (pictures)
# Mass Evacuation
# Mass Evacuation

Two killed, hundreds of thousands flee homes as Java volcano erupts (pictures)

Feb 14th 2014, 7:51 AM 10,719 Views 6 Comments

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.

Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft
# Disruption
# Disruption

Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft

Feb 11th 2014, 10:21 AM 14,960 Views 74 Comments

SIPTU said the votes from the Aer Lingus and Shannon Airport Authority ballot are expected this afternoon.

US warning about 'toothpaste bombs' on Russia flights
# Target
# Target

US warning about 'toothpaste bombs' on Russia flights

Feb 5th 2014, 11:41 PM 14,717 Views 55 Comments

There are fears that terrorists could specifically target flights to Russia, where the Winter Olympics are due to begin on Friday.

7 of the best things to come from Bristol
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional

7 of the best things to come from Bristol

Feb 5th 2014, 3:51 PM 17,285 Views 35 Comments

The low-down on the best of Brizzle.

€35 million loss for Ryanair with falling fares but rising passenger numbers
# Allocated Seating
# Allocated Seating

€35 million loss for Ryanair with falling fares but rising passenger numbers

Feb 3rd 2014, 9:25 AM 11,398 Views 14 Comments

The airline says that the fall is “in line with previous guidance”.

Irish airport traffic up 5.4 per cent in December
# Up And Away
# Up And Away

Irish airport traffic up 5.4 per cent in December

Jan 15th 2014, 6:41 PM 5,664 Views 40 Comments

Dublin and Shannon each saw rises, but Cork airport saw traffic drop by over seven per cent.

Here are the best questions and answers from this afternoon's #askryanair session
# Ask Ryanair
From The Daily Edge
# Ask Ryanair

Here are the best questions and answers from this afternoon's #askryanair session

Jan 9th 2014, 7:00 PM 8,121 Views 3 Comments

Any chance you’d dull down the yellow, Michael?

Aer Lingus passenger numbers fall slightly, but sees 12% jump in long-haul
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Aer Lingus passenger numbers fall slightly, but sees 12% jump in long-haul

Jan 7th 2014, 8:38 AM 3,948 Views 27 Comments

Figures release today show that 733,000 passengers flew with the airline last month.

Flights diverted and delayed at Dublin Airport because of gusty winds
# Get Me Home For Xmas
# Get Me Home For Xmas

Flights diverted and delayed at Dublin Airport because of gusty winds

Dec 24th 2013, 2:01 PM 11,612 Views 20 Comments

Travellers are hoping the winds will die down so they get home for Christmas.

Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled

Dec 21st 2013, 7:05 PM 30,714 Views 22 Comments

Crews have now restored the power that was disturbed by lightning strikes this morning.

US debates lifting ban on in-flight calls
# Silent Mode
# Silent Mode

US debates lifting ban on in-flight calls

Dec 13th 2013, 5:19 PM 5,260 Views 10 Comments

The US Department of Transport is currently deciding whether allowing calls on flights will annoy passengers.

Column: Michael O'Leary turned Santa because he had to
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Michael O'Leary turned Santa because he had to

Dec 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 111 Views 60 Comments

Ryanair customers feeling the love – because social media has the power to make or break the business.

Irish passengers diverted from Stansted Airport after technical problem
# Diverted
# Diverted

Irish passengers diverted from Stansted Airport after technical problem

Dec 10th 2013, 12:06 PM 9,726 Views 10 Comments

Ryanair passengers flying from Dublin, Shannon and Cork were diverted to London Gatwick and East Midlands Airport.

Flights back to normal today following UK air traffic control issue
# Flights
# Flights

Flights back to normal today following UK air traffic control issue

Dec 8th 2013, 10:13 AM 4,412 Views 0 Comments

Eurocontrol said almost 8 per cent of European traffic was affected by yesterday’s glitch.