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Sunday 11 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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Up to 40 pilots at Dublin Airport are going on strike from next week
Irish airline CityJet flies to several European cities, including London, Paris and Florence.
# turkish fright
Fenerbahce's plane in emergency landing en route to Manchester for United game
The aircraft’s windscreen ruptured after it was hit by an object, believed to be a bird.
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Now aviation officials are telling passengers not to turn on Samsung's new phone
As Samsung deals with an exploding battery problem, US aviation safety officials are telling Note 7 owners not to use them on flights.
# Delayed
Your crash course in... Norwegian Air's Irish problem
Why has this story been stuck at the departure gate for so long?
# problems
Delta flights delayed for a second day as computer problems continue
The Dublin to New York flights were delayed over an hour and three hours and a flight bound for Atlanta was delayed by five.
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Tens of thousands of Delta passengers disrupted after "major system-wide network outage"
Two flights from Dublin have been delayed this morning as a result.
# Air France
Travelling to France this week? A strike is causing disruption
Air France cabin crew are on strike until Tuesday.
# Air Rage
The UK could clamp down on drinking in airports
New aviation minister Lord Ahmad said he didn’t want to “kill merriment altogether”.
# Aviation
Going away soon? There's going to be a "summer of discontent"
European passengers face industrial action by French air traffic controllers tomorrow, with five more days scheduled.
# grounded
A mam lost the rag at a complete stranger after mistaking his number for her son's
“U said u would be home and now I am ANGRY!!!!!”
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The only route from Cork to London City is to be cancelled
CityJet says there simply isn’t the demand to sustain the route.
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Irish travellers hoping to avoid worst of major European flight disruption
Air traffic staff in the country will be on strike today.
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Cancelled Donegal flight leaves cancer patient stranded
Margaret Gallagher was unable to attend a treatment session in Cork last week.
# Kids Today
This little kid wasn't allowed to watch any TV... so he resorted to desperate measures
Desperate times, etc.
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'The atmosphere and the tradition lured me in from a very young age' - John Giles on Dalymount
The Ireland legend on the Phibsboro ground.
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Connacht stuck in Siberia for another night after technical fault delays journey home
Pat Lam’s side will spend another night in the Russian city.
# drone warfare
Meet the pregnant F-16 fighter flying drones in the Las Vegas desert
She’s the main character in one-woman show Grounded, in the Tiger Fringe this month.
# Queen of the skies
Flight to Dublin forced to turn back - because of a bee
It was a Flybe flight. Seriously.
# grounded
Man phones in bomb threat to delay girlfriend's plane, gets arrested
In case you needed to be told, don’t do this.
# App-ocalypse
Dozens of flights grounded - because an iPad app had a glitch
# not at all nice
Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow)
Air traffic controllers in France are on strike. Here’s how it’s been affecting flights so far…
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Virgin: 'Selling Aer Lingus will be bad news for customers'
Ticket prices will go up and quality of service will go down, the airline believes.
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No deal: The government is playing hardball over the Aer Lingus sale
The Transport Minister wants a longer guarantee on the airline’s Heathrow slots
# Turnover
Aer Lingus is seeking voluntary redundancies
But it’s nothing to do with the takeover bid.
# Happy Christmas
Knock-on delays at Irish airports after London computer meltdown
Heading to the airport? Check your flight status before you leave the house.
# Arrest
Dolores O'Riordan released from hospital and garda custody
A flight attendant and a garda were assaulted in the incident.
# Kick Up a Fuss
Which industry did Irish consumers complain about most in 2013?
No prizes…
# grounded
Man kicked off flight for tweeting about 'rude' airline staff
Be careful… you’re being watched.
# grounded
Crew suspended after plane lands at wrong airport
The plane landed at an airport 130km away from where it was supposed to be.
# In A Flap
Ground staff blamed as Ryanair plane rolls into a fire station at Rome Airport
Nobody was injured in the incident, which happened during a strike by Italian ground staff.
# grounded
Most Aer Lingus flights cancelled today as cabin crew strike
Most Aer Lingus planes are grounded as airline tries to rebook passengers.
# Plane Crazy
Aer Lingus says cabin crew demands would lead to 32 extra holiday days
The company also rejects talk of 16-hour days and 60-hour weeks.
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Plane diverted to Dublin Airport after flight attendants report illnesses
Reports suggest that the crew fell ill early in the flight.
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Aer Lingus cabin crew vote for industrial action
Impact says the ballot shows the “frustration” of cabin crew.
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€30k seized from Irish man as he attempted to fly from Dublin Airport
The man was about to board an early morning flight to Brussels when he was stopped.
# Evacuated
London City Airport runway reopens after engine fault on Swiss Airlines plane
London City Airport described it as “minor technical incident”.
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Talks about airport workers' pensions 'moving to more intensive phase'
This follows the halting of a strike that was planned for last Friday.
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DAA and Ryanair launch court action to stop strike at Irish airports
Dublin Airport Authority says the strike planned for next week is unlawful.
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Silvio Berlusconi is not allowed to come to Dublin
He had applied for a permit to come to the European Popular Party conference this week by a Milan court has rejected his application.
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Varadkar hopes to prevent Aer Lingus strike
Leo Varadkar said that his department is examining a plan to intervene in the dispute.