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#Flights

# 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 6,271 Views 4 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Ryanair announces new bases in Morocco
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair announces new bases in Morocco

Jan 16th 2013, 1:50 PM 11,557 Views 33 Comments

The bases will offer 11 new routes and create up to 2,500 jobs in Morocco.

# flights - Monday 14 January, 2013

IAA: 2013 another "tough year" for Irish aviation industry
# Air Traffic
# Air Traffic

IAA: 2013 another "tough year" for Irish aviation industry

Jan 14th 2013, 3:53 PM 4,560 Views 4 Comments

However, Irish air traffic has returned to ‘modest growth’ in 2012, and there are signs that a more consistent growth will emerge, said the Irish Aviation Authority.

# flights - Monday 31 December, 2012

Have boots, will travel: 6 sporting trips to take in 2013
# Flightplan
From The42
# Flightplan

Have boots, will travel: 6 sporting trips to take in 2013

Dec 31st 2012, 10:30 AM 7,168 Views 16 Comments

We mark your sporting calendar and give you a couple of resolutions you may actually enjoy.

# flights - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Flights in Irish airspace increase in October
# Flights
# Flights

Flights in Irish airspace increase in October

Nov 13th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,423 Views 2 Comments

What was the busiest day for flights last month?

# flights - Monday 5 November, 2012

New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed
# Shannon
# Shannon

New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed

Nov 5th 2012, 7:07 PM 7,621 Views 21 Comments

US Airways has announced that the new route will commence on 23 May next year.

# flights - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Transatlantic flights impacted by superstorm
# Superstorm
# Superstorm

Transatlantic flights impacted by superstorm

Oct 30th 2012, 8:25 AM 4,620 Views 0 Comments

Passengers have been advised to check with their airline before travelling to the airport.

# flights - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Powerful typhoon hits Japan mainland
# Japan
# Japan

Powerful typhoon hits Japan mainland

Sep 30th 2012, 12:48 PM 5,363 Views 1 Comment

A 29-year-old man was swept away by high waves when Jelawat hit Okinawa and was later confirmed dead, while at least 140 people were injured.

# flights - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Airline launches child-free zone on flights
# No Kids
# No Kids

Airline launches child-free zone on flights

Sep 26th 2012, 1:05 PM 8,308 Views 56 Comments

Only those over the age of 12 may sit in first seven rows on AirAsia X planes from next February.

# flights - Thursday 20 September, 2012

One Direction have made €124m. How many bottles of Clearasil will that buy?
# Give Us A Lend
From The Daily Edge
# Give Us A Lend

One Direction have made €124m. How many bottles of Clearasil will that buy?

Sep 20th 2012, 3:36 PM 1,132 Views 5 Comments

What else could they spend all that cash on?

# flights - Monday 17 September, 2012

Ryanair sees record August passenger numbers
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair sees record August passenger numbers

Sep 17th 2012, 11:48 AM 3,746 Views 32 Comments

8.9 million passengers travelled with Ryanair in August, with 25 million using the airline company over the summer months

# flights - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Increase in Irish air traffic last month
# Flights
# Flights

Increase in Irish air traffic last month

Sep 12th 2012, 5:54 PM 3,480 Views 5 Comments

According to the IAA, there was an average of 1,590 daily flights during August 2012. But what was the busiest day?

# flights - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Lufthansa cabin crews go on strike
# Strike
# Strike

Lufthansa cabin crews go on strike

Sep 4th 2012, 11:10 AM 2,577 Views 6 Comments

The crew were called on to strike again today by the Independent Flight Attendants Organisation. The dispute centres on a pay rise and the use of temporary cabin staff.

# flights - Sunday 26 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 26th 2012, 7:56 PM 14,788 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# flights - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

British Airways to double number of Dublin-Heathrow flights
# Flights
# Flights

British Airways to double number of Dublin-Heathrow flights

Aug 15th 2012, 6:27 PM 10,343 Views 66 Comments

Service in winter 2012 will see a new 6.25am flight for the really eager flier…

# flights - Sunday 12 August, 2012

5 alternative sixth year holiday ideas
# Celebrations
# Celebrations

5 alternative sixth year holiday ideas

Aug 12th 2012, 6:00 PM 20,530 Views 18 Comments

Leaving Certificate students have worked hard, now where are they going to play hard? Here are some less than ordinary sixth year holiday destinations.

# flights - Thursday 2 August, 2012

'Valid' air passenger complaints up 137 per cent
# Flying
# Flying

'Valid' air passenger complaints up 137 per cent

Aug 2nd 2012, 9:14 AM 2,596 Views 4 Comments

While overall level of complaints fell in 2011, the Commission for Aviation Regulation says number coming under its responsibility grew.

# flights - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Ryanair's next big idea: bigger doors on planes so people can board faster
# Two By Two
# Two By Two

Ryanair's next big idea: bigger doors on planes so people can board faster

Jul 31st 2012, 4:50 PM 12,102 Views 90 Comments

“We want two people to walk through the door,” says Ryanair’s Chief Financial Officer.

'Reject Ryanair offer', Aer Lingus advises shareholders
# Airlines
# Airlines

'Reject Ryanair offer', Aer Lingus advises shareholders

Jul 31st 2012, 8:26 AM 3,132 Views 29 Comments

Corporate letter to airline’s shareholders urges them to reject takeover bid by rival Ryanair.

# flights - Monday 30 July, 2012

Aer Lingus announces partnership deal with Etihad
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus announces partnership deal with Etihad

Jul 30th 2012, 10:00 AM 5,852 Views 25 Comments

Airlines have reached a new interline and code-share agreements to expand route choices for their customers.

# flights - Friday 20 July, 2012

Double standards: Australian women's basketball team fly economy as men travel business class
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Double standards: Australian women's basketball team fly economy as men travel business class

Jul 20th 2012, 8:08 AM 8,279 Views 35 Comments

The Sports Minister in Oz has called for a review after outcry over gender inequality in Olympics build-up.

# flights - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Ryanair flights to Rome temporarily switched to Fiumicino in September
# Rome
# Rome

Ryanair flights to Rome temporarily switched to Fiumicino in September

Jun 20th 2012, 12:26 PM 5,568 Views 7 Comments

Runway maintenance at Ciampino Airport means a switch in location for Ryanair flights from 24 September to 2 October.

# flights - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Number of flights in Irish airspace continues to fall
# Flights
# Flights

Number of flights in Irish airspace continues to fall

Jun 12th 2012, 4:19 PM 3,575 Views 10 Comments

Fewer flights into and out of each of the three state airports last month.

# flights - Friday 18 May, 2012

Ryanair say: Usual fees WILL apply this weekend.
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair say: Usual fees WILL apply this weekend.

May 18th 2012, 5:54 PM 10,216 Views 69 Comments

Mixed messages from Ryanair: Their spokesperson said this week no exceptions would be made; email to customers said airport check-in fee would be waived.

Flying with Ryanair this weekend? You should read this…
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Flying with Ryanair this weekend? You should read this…

May 18th 2012, 1:35 PM 9,109 Views 63 Comments

The airline’s website will be inaccessible for an extended period of time over the weekend – meaning passengers may have to check-in online earlier than planned.

# flights - Monday 14 May, 2012

International flights down 3 per cent at Dublin, Cork and Shannon
# Flying
# Flying

International flights down 3 per cent at Dublin, Cork and Shannon

May 14th 2012, 1:09 PM 1,670 Views 7 Comments

IAA figures show that total flights in Irish airspace fell by 1.2 per cent last month compared to April 2011.

# flights - Friday 4 May, 2012

BMI Baby to end some flights to Ireland West Airport
# Don't Fly With Us
# Don't Fly With Us

BMI Baby to end some flights to Ireland West Airport

May 4th 2012, 1:11 PM 2,240 Views 7 Comments

The airline is to cease flights between the former Knock Airport and Birmingham from June.

# flights - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Aer Lingus Q1 loss down 38 per cent to €36m
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus Q1 loss down 38 per cent to €36m

May 3rd 2012, 8:36 AM 1,123 Views 15 Comments

Airline says its long-haul services performed strongly, but that short-haul route performance was weaker than expected.

# flights - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Get in there: Programme seller job may be just the ticket for Leinster semi-final
# Who Wants It?
From The42
# Who Wants It?

Get in there: Programme seller job may be just the ticket for Leinster semi-final

Apr 19th 2012, 4:25 PM 941 Views 0 Comments

Publishing company looks for eager beavers to sell official match magazines at the Heineken Cup knock-out in Bordeaux.

# flights - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Flight paths changed as North Korea prepares for rocket launch
# North Korea
# North Korea

Flight paths changed as North Korea prepares for rocket launch

Apr 10th 2012, 9:05 AM 2,017 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 9th 2012, 5:24 PM 6,432 Views 22 Comments

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
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair passenger numbers record drop for fourth month in a row

Apr 4th 2012, 2:30 PM 5,721 Views 29 Comments

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

# flights - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

# flights - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

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

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

Feb 21st 2012, 8:51 AM 6,006 Views 21 Comments

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
# Airports
# Airports

Traffic at Irish airports declined in January

Feb 16th 2012, 10:54 AM 1,270 Views 9 Comments

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

# flights - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Video: Watch this incredible (and unnerving) footage of a drone swarm
# Drones
From The Daily Edge
# Drones

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

Feb 5th 2012, 6:08 PM 10,352 Views 37 Comments

The drones can coordinate their movements to fly in formation.

# flights - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Aer Lingus cancels London flights due to adverse weather
# Snow Day
# Snow Day

Aer Lingus cancels London flights due to adverse weather

Feb 4th 2012, 5:33 PM 7,259 Views 12 Comments

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
# Spanair
# Spanair

Thousands left stranded after Spanish airline collapses

Jan 29th 2012, 12:11 PM 5,135 Views 13 Comments

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

# flights - Friday 27 January, 2012

Jet set shoes? AirBaltic get creative with footwear
# Jet Set Shoes
From The Daily Edge
# Jet Set Shoes

Jet set shoes? AirBaltic get creative with footwear

Jan 27th 2012, 9:18 PM 6,515 Views 10 Comments

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

# flights - Monday 16 January, 2012

2011 is Knock Airport's busiest year to date
# Knock Airport
# Knock Airport

2011 is Knock Airport's busiest year to date

Jan 16th 2012, 9:54 AM 1,278 Views 5 Comments

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