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# 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 23,753 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 72,222 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 11,678 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 11,117 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 2,962 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 9,537 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 4,488 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 24,807 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 5,804 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 17,186 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 6,292 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 6,495 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 4,063 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 7,610 Views 17 Comments

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

# flights - Friday 21 March, 2014

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 5,384 Views 12 Comments

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

# flights - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

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 19,068 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?

# flights - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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 11,469 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.

# flights - Friday 14 February, 2014

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 10,708 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.

# flights - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

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 14,944 Views 74 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

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

US warning about 'toothpaste bombs' on Russia flights

Feb 5th 2014, 11:41 PM 14,708 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
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional

7 of the best things to come from Bristol

Feb 5th 2014, 3:51 PM 17,274 Views 35 Comments

The low-down on the best of Brizzle.

# flights - Monday 3 February, 2014

€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 11,386 Views 14 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

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 5,652 Views 40 Comments

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

# flights - Thursday 9 January, 2014

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 8,111 Views 3 Comments

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

# flights - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

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 3,937 Views 27 Comments

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

# flights - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

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 11,604 Views 20 Comments

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

# flights - Saturday 21 December, 2013

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 30,699 Views 22 Comments

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

# flights - Friday 13 December, 2013

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 5,252 Views 10 Comments

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

# flights - Thursday 12 December, 2013

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 91 Views 60 Comments

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

# flights - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

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 9,707 Views 10 Comments

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

# flights - Sunday 8 December, 2013

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 4,404 Views 0 Comments

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

# flights - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Flights getting back to normal after major air traffic control problem fixed
# Air Traffic Control
# Air Traffic Control

Flights getting back to normal after major air traffic control problem fixed

Dec 7th 2013, 7:51 PM 26,069 Views 23 Comments

Passengers at Dublin Airport were among thousands affected by the technical problem.

# flights - Friday 6 December, 2013

Staff at DAA, Shannon Airport and Aer Lingus to hold ballot on industrial action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Staff at DAA, Shannon Airport and Aer Lingus to hold ballot on industrial action

Dec 6th 2013, 11:45 AM 5,226 Views 24 Comments

SIPTU members in Aer Lingus and the DAA are involved in a pension dispute.

# flights - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down 5 per cent in November
# Aviation
# Aviation

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down 5 per cent in November

Dec 5th 2013, 9:27 AM 3,816 Views 24 Comments

The company had signalled the drop in passengers last month, with long haul passenger numbers dropping 6.9 per cent.

# flights - Saturday 30 November, 2013

The world's longest commercial flight has been cancelled

The world's longest commercial flight has been cancelled

Nov 30th 2013, 5:30 PM 42,012 Views 48 Comments

Stopover in sight for those who once could hop on the 10,000-mile flight from Newark in New York to Changi in Singapore.

# flights - Friday 8 November, 2013

LRC talks between IMPACT cabin crew and Aer Lingus adjourned
# Shannon
# Shannon

LRC talks between IMPACT cabin crew and Aer Lingus adjourned

Nov 8th 2013, 6:25 PM 4,532 Views 5 Comments

The talks commenced this week after plans to close the cabin crew base at Shannon Airport were announced.

# flights - Thursday 31 October, 2013

It's official, gadgets allowed on US flights by the end of the year
# Mile High Gaming
# Mile High Gaming

It's official, gadgets allowed on US flights by the end of the year

Oct 31st 2013, 2:56 PM 10,435 Views 26 Comments

Mobile phones still cannot be used for voice calls while in flight says the Federal Aviation Administration.

# flights - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle
# Winter Schedule
# Winter Schedule

Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle

Oct 29th 2013, 8:20 AM 13,314 Views 45 Comments

The airline also announced the addition of 10,000 seats to London Southend due to increased popularity with the route.

# flights - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

6 of the best things to come from Newcastle
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional
# Sponsored By Aer Lingus Regional

6 of the best things to come from Newcastle

Oct 15th 2013, 2:35 PM 27,353 Views 58 Comments

Whey aye, man.