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# grounded - Monday 8 June, 2015

Flight to Dublin forced to turn back - because of a bee

It was a Flybe flight. Seriously.

# grounded - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Man phones in bomb threat to delay girlfriend's plane, gets arrested

In case you needed to be told, don’t do this.

# grounded - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

# grounded - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

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…

# grounded - Saturday 21 March, 2015

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.

# grounded - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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

# grounded - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Aer Lingus is seeking voluntary redundancies

But it’s nothing to do with the takeover bid.

# grounded - Friday 12 December, 2014

Knock-on delays at Irish airports after London computer meltdown

Heading to the airport? Check your flight status before you leave the house.

# grounded - Monday 10 November, 2014

Dolores O'Riordan released from hospital and garda custody

A flight attendant and a garda were assaulted in the incident.

# grounded - Friday 29 August, 2014

# grounded - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man kicked off flight for tweeting about 'rude' airline staff Grounded

Man kicked off flight for tweeting about 'rude' airline staff

Be careful… you’re being watched.

# grounded - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Crew suspended after plane lands at wrong airport

The plane landed at an airport 130km away from where it was supposed to be.

# grounded - Friday 6 June, 2014

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 - Friday 30 May, 2014

Most Aer Lingus flights cancelled today as cabin crew strike

Most Aer Lingus planes are grounded as airline tries to rebook passengers.

# grounded - Monday 19 May, 2014

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.

# grounded - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Plane diverted to Dublin Airport after flight attendants report illnesses

Reports suggest that the crew fell ill early in the flight.

# grounded - Friday 9 May, 2014

Aer Lingus cabin crew vote for industrial action

Impact says the ballot shows the “frustration” of cabin crew.

# grounded - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

€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.

# grounded - Thursday 27 March, 2014

London City Airport runway reopens after engine fault on Swiss Airlines plane

London City Airport described it as “minor technical incident”.

# grounded - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Talks about airport workers' pensions 'moving to more intensive phase'

This follows the halting of a strike that was planned for last Friday.

# grounded - Friday 7 March, 2014

DAA and Ryanair launch court action to stop strike at Irish airports

Dublin Airport Authority says the strike planned for next week is unlawful.

# grounded - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

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.

# grounded - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Varadkar hopes to prevent Aer Lingus strike

Leo Varadkar said that his department is examining a plan to intervene in the dispute.

# grounded - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft

SIPTU said the votes from the Aer Lingus and Shannon Airport Authority ballot are expected this afternoon.

# grounded - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Flight planned? Air traffic controllers are going on strike

Some flights from Irish airports are likely to be affected as air traffic controllers in several European countries will strike today and tomorrow.

# grounded - Sunday 19 January, 2014

From The42 'We’ve got to keep our feet firmly on the ground, we haven’t won anything yet' - Mark Anscombe Grounded

'We’ve got to keep our feet firmly on the ground, we haven’t won anything yet' - Mark Anscombe

The Ulster boss is taking nothing for granted after six wins from six in the Heineken Cup pool stages.

# grounded - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Ryanair to appeal ruling that calendar ads were "discriminatory"

The calendars raised over €100,000 for a Polish children’s charity last year, but a Spanish consumers group wasn’t impressed with the ads for them.

# grounded - Monday 28 October, 2013

Aer Lingus cancels flights as storm batters UK

Storm St Jude is continuing to hit England and Wales, affecting travel plans for many.

# grounded - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Heading to FlightFest? Here's where you'll want to avoid

With over 100,000 people set to descend on the centre of the capital, there will be traffic disruption. Here’s where it will be.

From The Daily Edge 9 small things that made your day as a kid (but probably don't anymore) Grounded

9 small things that made your day as a kid (but probably don't anymore)

Great things come in small packages.

# grounded - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Ryanair documentary pilot sacked for "gross misconduct"

John Goss had previously spoken to a newspaper over concerns he had related to the airline’s safety and fuel policies.

# grounded - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Boeing crisis deepens as Dreamliners grounded worldwide

Aviators have grounded most of the world’s 787 Dreamliner fleet until a fire risk linked to the plane’s batteries can be fixed.

# grounded - Saturday 29 October, 2011

From The42 Irish team stranded as Qantas dispute throws second match into doubt Grounded

Irish team stranded as Qantas dispute throws second match into doubt

Ireland’s second International Rules test against Australia is in doubt after Anthony Tohill’s men were caught up in a massive airline strike.

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.