#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 9°C Thursday 24 September 2020


# flights - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Flight paths changed as North Korea prepares for rocket launch

North Korean space officials said today that all assembly and preparations for a planned satellite launch have been completed – and continued to deny it is a cover for missile test.

# flights - Monday 9 April, 2012

From The42 Number crunch: Leinster fans face flight fares of €550 for semi-final clash No Fare

Number crunch: Leinster fans face flight fares of €550 for semi-final clash

While the four remaining clubs in the Heineken Cup will reap cash bonuses, fans may have to break some piggy-banks.

# flights - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Ryanair passenger numbers record drop for fourth month in a row

Passenger figures at the airline dropped by 4 per cent in March compared to 2011.

# flights - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine things you need to know this morning.

# flights - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Ryanair to sue Budget Travel over 'unauthorised selling' of tickets

The airline claims that Budget Travel mis-sells Ryanair flights by screenscraping ticket information from the airline’s website and selling seats at inflated prices to consumers.

# flights - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Traffic at Irish airports declined in January

The latest figures show that commercial flights were down most at Cork airport compared to January 2011.

# flights - Sunday 5 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Video: Watch this incredible (and unnerving) footage of a drone swarm Drones This post contains videos

Video: Watch this incredible (and unnerving) footage of a drone swarm

The drones can coordinate their movements to fly in formation.

# flights - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Aer Lingus cancels London flights due to adverse weather

Heavy snow is expected to fall overnight in London, prompting airlines to cancel some of their London services.

# flights - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Thousands left stranded after Spanish airline collapses

An estimated 22,000 passengers were left in the lurch when Spanair announced a sudden shutdown on Friday.

# flights - Friday 27 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Jet set shoes? AirBaltic get creative with footwear Jet Set Shoes This post contains images

Jet set shoes? AirBaltic get creative with footwear

Airline-themed footwear… how did we ever live without it?

# flights - Monday 16 January, 2012

2011 is Knock Airport's busiest year to date

Passenger levels rose 11 per cent last year, but the airport says 2012 is expected to be ‘challenging’.

# flights - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Ryanair announces (another) new charge on passengers

The airline says it needs to cover its bill for a new EU law which aims to combat climate change – but a Fine Gael MEP has said that the charge is “a complete joke”.

# flights - Monday 9 January, 2012

Ryanair passenger figures up 5 per cent in 2011

The airline had recently announced that traffic fell in November and December.

# flights - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Emirates to create 25 jobs in Dublin

The airline will recruit staff for its first Dublin office and for Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2.

# flights - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

New flights to run between Dublin and Washington, DC

United Airlines will operate the flight, the first time this company has flown out of Ireland.

47 staff cut at Galway Airport as Aer Arann suspends flights

Aer Arann made the surprise decision to suspend its flights at Galway Airport for the winter season from today, which means the majority of airport staff have to be cut.

# flights - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Australian government intervenes in Qantas flight chaos

Tens of thousands of passengers have been left stranded after the airline grounded flights in a dispute with staff.

# flights - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Strike action grounds entire Qantas fleet

Industrial action has prompted the airline to cancel all of its flights. Employees will be locked out from Monday. The dispute centres on pay and conditions.

# flights - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Air traffic control charges to drop 40 per cent by 2015

Dublin, Shannon and Cork airports are covered by the Commission for Aviation Regulation’s decision to cut air traffic control charges over the next four years.

# flights - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge British Airways to offer crash survival course for frequent flyers Frequent Flyers This post contains a poll

British Airways to offer crash survival course for frequent flyers

Members of BA’s Executive Club will be offered a chance to buy a space in a course – teaching them how to survive a crash.

# flights - Saturday 27 August, 2011

"Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly Irene This post contains videos

"Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly

Over two million people are affected by evacuation orders as Hurricane Irene heads for land off the eastern sea board of the United States.

# flights - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Spanish baggage handlers call off 24-hour strikes

Decision not to strike has averted air travel chaos for an estimated 2 million passengers.

# flights - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia

Flights in and out of Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra cancelled as the Chilean volcano strikes again.

# flights - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Chilean volcano disrupts New Zealand and Australian flights

Australian and New Zealand flights are the latest to be grounded as volcanic eruptions continue to disrupt air travel.

# flights - Monday 6 June, 2011

Talks between Aer Lingus and pilots continue through the night

Negotiations have failed to find a resolution to the dispute over rosters. Pilots are threatening to begin industrial action tomorrow.

# flights - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock

# flights - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates

Air traffic has resumed over Germany after the threat from volcanic ash forced airlines to cancel flights earlier today. Meanwhile, the Irish Aviation Authority says there will be no impact on Irish airspace for at least the next 48 hours.

Air travel relief as Grimsvotn volcano stops erupting

The volcano causing air travel difficulties across Europe stopped eruptions this morning, says Iceland’s Met Office.

Ryanair’s test flight claims disputed by experts

The airline said that it safely flew a test plane through a ‘red zone’ for volcanic ash yesterday and incurred no damage – however experts have said the plane never entered a danger zone.

# flights - Monday 21 March, 2011

Ryanair's Trapani flights diverted over Libyan assault

Military action in Libya has forced the closure of Trapani Airport in Sicily to all civilian traffic “for an indefinite period”.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Coalition forces claim to have destroyed Gaddafi’s command centre; plans for a supercasino on the banks of the Liffey and the ‘gay cure’ iPhone app that got a 4+ rating from Apple.

# flights - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Take 5: Ash Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# flights - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Aer Lingus dispute talks continue at LRC

Efforts to resolve the ongoing dispute over new rosters at the airline will resume today at the Labour Relations Commission as a further 20 flights are cancelled.

# flights - Thursday 27 January, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Micheal Martin begins his tenure as FF leader; a surgeon who contracted HIV from a patient settles his case, and a hunt is launched for a soldier who left a proposal for his girlfriend on the wrong answering machine.

# flights - Monday 20 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: travellers face chaos as they try to get home for Christmas; gardaí launch an investigation into Sunday Independent claims on cocaine use in RTE; and the rape case against Julian Assange “may be less flawed” than thought.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7