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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Flights

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# 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.
# Stormwatch
Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled
Crews have now restored the power that was disturbed by lightning strikes this morning.
# silent mode
US debates lifting ban on in-flight calls
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
Ryanair customers feeling the love – because social media has the power to make or break the business.
# diverted
Irish passengers diverted from Stansted Airport after technical problem
Ryanair passengers flying from Dublin, Shannon and Cork were diverted to London Gatwick and East Midlands Airport.
# Flights
Flights back to normal today following UK air traffic control issue
Eurocontrol said almost 8 per cent of European traffic was affected by yesterday’s glitch.
# Air Traffic Control
Flights getting back to normal after major air traffic control problem fixed
Passengers at Dublin Airport were among thousands affected by the technical problem.
# Industrial Action
Staff at DAA, Shannon Airport and Aer Lingus to hold ballot on industrial action
SIPTU members in Aer Lingus and the DAA are involved in a pension dispute.
# Aviation
Aer Lingus passenger numbers down 5 per cent in November
The company had signalled the drop in passengers last month, with long haul passenger numbers dropping 6.9 per cent.
The world's longest commercial flight has been cancelled
Stopover in sight for those who once could hop on the 10,000-mile flight from Newark in New York to Changi in Singapore.
# Shannon
LRC talks between IMPACT cabin crew and Aer Lingus adjourned
The talks commenced this week after plans to close the cabin crew base at Shannon Airport were announced.
# mile high gaming
It's official, gadgets allowed on US flights by the end of the year
Mobile phones still cannot be used for voice calls while in flight says the Federal Aviation Administration.
# winter schedule
Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle
The airline also announced the addition of 10,000 seats to London Southend due to increased popularity with the route.
# Sponsored by Aer Lingus Regional
6 of the best things to come from Newcastle
Whey aye, man.
# Flights
Flights cancelled due to threatened French strike
The strike action by air traffic controllers is expected to take place tomorrow.
# China
Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast
At least two people were reported killed and more than 1,200 homes were destroyed.
# Travel
Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise
More than 60,000 passengers travelled through the airport last month.
# Flights
FAA panel advises lifting ban on use of gadgets during take-off and landing
The panel said a ban should remain on browsing the Internet and sending or receiving texts and emails while the plane is flying below 10,000 feet.
# arrivederci
Trapattoni Waving Goodbye Pic of The Day
It’s so hard to say goodbye…
# Airline
'Record year' for transatlantic flights at Dublin Airport
The total passenger numbers at the airport are up this year by 6 per cent.
# sponsored by emirates
The Guide to Long Haul Flights
Planning on taking some holidays? Read this before you jet off.
# Close Call
Eight injured as plane lands nose-first in New York
The plane carrying 150 people collapsed on landing at La Guardia airport.
# Flights
Up and away: Fourth month of air traffic growth at Dublin Airport
Air traffic saw a growth of 3.9 per cent in June – but how many flights were there per day on average?
# Expansion
200 new jobs under Aer Lingus long haul expansion
Christoph Mueller, Chief Executive, Aer Lingus, said that the airline’s transatlantic business “goes from strength to strength”.
# fly them home
Miss Mammy's dinners but can't afford a flight home? This new site can help... was set up so friends, family or people abroad can set up a ‘Flight Fund’ page in order to raise money to buy a ticket home.
# Holidays
One in five parents to take children out of school early for holidays
The average primary school pupil misses 11 out of 183 days of a school year.
# Back to Work
Flights return to normal as air traffic controllers in France call off strike
Off on your holidays today? The good news is Aer Lingus and Ryanair are operating their full schedule today, but there could still be some delays.
# Strike
French air traffic controllers call off third day of crippling strike
France and Germany have asked the EU to delay its ‘Single European Sky’ plans, ending the strike a day early.
# Strike
Aer Lingus and Ryanair cancel more flights as protest spreads accross Europe
Workers in ten other countries are expected to stage protests today including work-to-rule action and public information campaigns.
# Boost
Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 5.3 per cent last month
The airline saw a 20 per cent increase in long haul passengers in May 2013 compared to last year.
# Jobswatch
Aer Arann buys €144 million worth of aircraft and announces 50 jobs
The airline outlines a plan to double its annual passengers to over two million over the next five years.
# Flights
Nose dive: Aer Lingus passenger numbers drop for April
The airline blames the timing of the bank holiday weekend for a 2.5 per cent drop in passengers.
# Badvertising
Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes
The watchdog has found against a number of companies, according to its latest Complaints Bulletin.
# Strike
Strike action sees Lufthansa flights cancelled across Europe
Dozens of flights to and from Ireland and the UK have been affected, with Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf and Hamburg airports all targeted by the strikes.
# Aviation
American Airlines grounds all flights because of tech glitch
Systems have now been fully restored but delays and cancellations are expected.
# Lost luggage
53% drop in rate of mishandled luggage in last six years
However the total number of mishandled bags was 26.04 million, up from 25.8 million in 2011.
# Bumpy Ride
Research says transatlantic flights will be 'bumpier' by 2050
Why? More turbulence could be a symptom of climate change.