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#Flights

# 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 13,316 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 27,356 Views 58 Comments

Whey aye, man.

# flights - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Flights cancelled due to threatened French strike
# Flights
# Flights

Flights cancelled due to threatened French strike

Oct 9th 2013, 10:02 PM 7,069 Views 13 Comments

The strike action by air traffic controllers is expected to take place tomorrow.

# flights - Monday 7 October, 2013

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast
# China
# China

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast

Oct 7th 2013, 9:15 AM 3,812 Views 6 Comments

At least two people were reported killed and more than 1,200 homes were destroyed.

# flights - Friday 4 October, 2013

Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise
# Travel
# Travel

Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise

Oct 4th 2013, 11:06 AM 4,749 Views 45 Comments

More than 60,000 passengers travelled through the airport last month.

# flights - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

FAA panel advises lifting ban on use of gadgets during take-off and landing
# Flights
# Flights

FAA panel advises lifting ban on use of gadgets during take-off and landing

Oct 2nd 2013, 12:44 PM 8,363 Views 40 Comments

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.

# flights - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Trapattoni Waving Goodbye Pic of The Day
# Arrivederci
# Arrivederci

Trapattoni Waving Goodbye Pic of The Day

Sep 11th 2013, 7:05 PM 15,757 Views 22 Comments

It’s so hard to say goodbye…

# flights - Friday 6 September, 2013

'Record year' for transatlantic flights at Dublin Airport
# Airline
# Airline

'Record year' for transatlantic flights at Dublin Airport

Sep 6th 2013, 7:58 AM 6,769 Views 20 Comments

The total passenger numbers at the airport are up this year by 6 per cent.

# flights - Thursday 22 August, 2013

The Guide to Long Haul Flights
# Sponsored By Emirates
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Emirates

The Guide to Long Haul Flights

Aug 22nd 2013, 3:53 PM 26,798 Views 29 Comments

Planning on taking some holidays? Read this before you jet off.

# flights - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Eight injured as plane lands nose-first in New York
# Close Call
# Close Call

Eight injured as plane lands nose-first in New York

Jul 23rd 2013, 11:56 AM 17,332 Views 24 Comments

The plane carrying 150 people collapsed on landing at La Guardia airport.

# flights - Monday 15 July, 2013

Up and away: Fourth month of air traffic growth at Dublin Airport
# Flights
# Flights

Up and away: Fourth month of air traffic growth at Dublin Airport

Jul 15th 2013, 5:24 PM 5,223 Views 28 Comments

Air traffic saw a growth of 3.9 per cent in June – but how many flights were there per day on average?

# flights - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

200 new jobs under Aer Lingus long haul expansion
# Expansion
# Expansion

200 new jobs under Aer Lingus long haul expansion

Jul 3rd 2013, 8:45 PM 11,244 Views 50 Comments

Christoph Mueller, Chief Executive, Aer Lingus, said that the airline’s transatlantic business “goes from strength to strength”.

# flights - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Miss Mammy's dinners but can't afford a flight home? This new site can help...
# Fly Them Home
# Fly Them Home

Miss Mammy's dinners but can't afford a flight home? This new site can help...

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:45 AM 15,454 Views 16 Comments

FlyThemHome.com 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.

# flights - Sunday 16 June, 2013

One in five parents to take children out of school early for holidays
# Holidays
# Holidays

One in five parents to take children out of school early for holidays

Jun 16th 2013, 2:18 PM 12,317 Views 64 Comments

The average primary school pupil misses 11 out of 183 days of a school year.

# flights - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Flights return to normal as air traffic controllers in France call off strike
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Flights return to normal as air traffic controllers in France call off strike

Jun 13th 2013, 8:55 AM 4,213 Views 8 Comments

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.

# flights - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

French air traffic controllers call off third day of crippling strike
# Strike
# Strike

French air traffic controllers call off third day of crippling strike

Jun 12th 2013, 8:37 PM 6,682 Views 32 Comments

France and Germany have asked the EU to delay its ‘Single European Sky’ plans, ending the strike a day early.

Aer Lingus and Ryanair cancel more flights as protest spreads accross Europe
# Strike
# Strike

Aer Lingus and Ryanair cancel more flights as protest spreads accross Europe

Jun 12th 2013, 8:50 AM 15,192 Views 37 Comments

Workers in ten other countries are expected to stage protests today including work-to-rule action and public information campaigns.

# flights - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 5.3 per cent last month
# Boost
# Boost

Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 5.3 per cent last month

Jun 8th 2013, 1:37 PM 4,312 Views 16 Comments

The airline saw a 20 per cent increase in long haul passengers in May 2013 compared to last year.

# flights - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Aer Arann buys €144 million worth of aircraft and announces 50 jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Aer Arann buys €144 million worth of aircraft and announces 50 jobs

May 22nd 2013, 12:26 PM 13,079 Views 38 Comments

The airline outlines a plan to double its annual passengers to over two million over the next five years.

# flights - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Nose dive: Aer Lingus passenger numbers drop for April
# Flights
# Flights

Nose dive: Aer Lingus passenger numbers drop for April

May 8th 2013, 1:40 PM 8,633 Views 65 Comments

The airline blames the timing of the bank holiday weekend for a 2.5 per cent drop in passengers.

# flights - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes

May 1st 2013, 7:56 PM 21,767 Views 28 Comments

The watchdog has found against a number of companies, according to its latest Complaints Bulletin.

# flights - Monday 22 April, 2013

Strike action sees Lufthansa flights cancelled across Europe
# Strike
# Strike

Strike action sees Lufthansa flights cancelled across Europe

Apr 22nd 2013, 10:08 AM 4,118 Views 12 Comments

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.

# flights - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

American Airlines grounds all flights because of tech glitch
# Aviation
# Aviation

American Airlines grounds all flights because of tech glitch

Apr 16th 2013, 10:55 PM 21,011 Views 27 Comments

Systems have now been fully restored but delays and cancellations are expected.

# flights - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

53% drop in rate of mishandled luggage in last six years
# Lost Luggage
# Lost Luggage

53% drop in rate of mishandled luggage in last six years

Apr 9th 2013, 10:52 AM 4,860 Views 14 Comments

However the total number of mishandled bags was 26.04 million, up from 25.8 million in 2011.

# flights - Monday 8 April, 2013

Research says transatlantic flights will be 'bumpier' by 2050
# Bumpy Ride
# Bumpy Ride

Research says transatlantic flights will be 'bumpier' by 2050

Apr 8th 2013, 9:20 PM 18,652 Views 33 Comments

Why? More turbulence could be a symptom of climate change.

Over €240,000 worth of drugs seized at Dublin Airport
# Drugs
# Drugs

Over €240,000 worth of drugs seized at Dublin Airport

Apr 8th 2013, 5:19 PM 10,576 Views 14 Comments

In three separate seizures, large quantities of cocaine and Methamphetamine were seized and two people were arrested.

# flights - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante

Mar 21st 2013, 12:14 PM 7,261 Views 48 Comments

The Shannon to Alicante service has not operated since 2010.

# flights - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Armed robbery in Coolock causes three Dublin flights to be diverted to Shannon
# Diverted Flights
# Diverted Flights

Armed robbery in Coolock causes three Dublin flights to be diverted to Shannon

Mar 14th 2013, 3:57 PM 21,030 Views 48 Comments

The DAA said an Aer Lingus flight from Gatwick, an Aer Lingus Flight from Brussels and a Ryanair flight from Las Palmas were all diverted to Shannon.

# flights - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Stuck in the mud: Poland airport closes as plane skids off runway
# Aviation
# Aviation

Stuck in the mud: Poland airport closes as plane skids off runway

Mar 13th 2013, 12:53 PM 8,980 Views 14 Comments

Last night’s flight to Dublin was delayed as a result.

# flights - Monday 11 March, 2013

15% more people from Northern Ireland used Dublin Airport in 2012
# DAA
# DAA

15% more people from Northern Ireland used Dublin Airport in 2012

Mar 11th 2013, 4:38 PM 5,452 Views 28 Comments

The number of Northern Ireland-based passengers using Dublin Airport has almost doubled since 2010.

# flights - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Aer Lingus passenger numbers fall in February, blames leap year
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus passenger numbers fall in February, blames leap year

Mar 6th 2013, 8:58 AM 5,663 Views 17 Comments

Aer Lingus has flown nearly 1.3 million passengers so far this year.

# flights - Sunday 24 February, 2013

This gadget prevents plane seat in front of you from reclining…
# Upright Position
# Upright Position

This gadget prevents plane seat in front of you from reclining…

Feb 24th 2013, 7:45 AM 30,360 Views 112 Comments

…But is it fair to use it?

# flights - Friday 8 February, 2013

Transatlantic flights affected by storm on US east coast
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Transatlantic flights affected by storm on US east coast

Feb 8th 2013, 11:26 AM 6,975 Views 4 Comments

The airline said that people due to depart Boston or New York today or tomorrow can rebook their flights on certain dates at no extra charge.

# flights - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Irish pilots 'fear air crash' due to fatigue
# Flights
# Flights

Irish pilots 'fear air crash' due to fatigue

Feb 6th 2013, 12:03 PM 14,166 Views 32 Comments

The Irish Airline Pilots Association said that it was concerned that the European Aviation Safety Authority was not using certain scientific recommendations on its proposed EU Flight Time Limitations.

# flights - Monday 28 January, 2013

Trips to Ireland up 5 per cent in last quarter of 2012
# Tourism
# Tourism

Trips to Ireland up 5 per cent in last quarter of 2012

Jan 28th 2013, 12:17 PM 3,016 Views 17 Comments

Trips by residents coming from North America increased by 14.2 per cent to 201,300 while visits from Britain fell.

# flights - Friday 25 January, 2013

Flights cancelled as German airport staff strike
# Germany
# Germany

Flights cancelled as German airport staff strike

Jan 25th 2013, 8:47 AM 4,800 Views 9 Comments

Today marks the second day of the strike at two German airports.

# flights - Monday 21 January, 2013

Travel warning as flights affected by bad weather around Europe
# Weather
# Weather

Travel warning as flights affected by bad weather around Europe

Jan 21st 2013, 7:31 AM 9,864 Views 14 Comments

Bad weather around Europe has led to airlines cancelling a number of flights today.

# flights - Saturday 19 January, 2013

More UK flights cancelled due to heavy snowfall and ice
# Snow
# Snow

More UK flights cancelled due to heavy snowfall and ice

Jan 19th 2013, 9:53 AM 6,269 Views 4 Comments

Hundreds of stranded passengers slept at Heathrow Airport overnight after almost 400 flights were cancelled yesterday.