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#Taking off

# taking-off - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer
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# Taking Off

Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer

Sep 28th 2021, 3:26 PM 8,804 Views 7 Comments

The investment will restore all the company’s pre-pandemic capacity at Cork from December.

# taking-off - Monday 16 August, 2021

21 white-tailed eagle chicks released into the wild in Munster
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# Taking Flight

21 white-tailed eagle chicks released into the wild in Munster

Updated Aug 16th 2021, 4:53 PM 26,701 Views 26 Comments

It’s hoped the chicks will bolster the existing white-tailed eagle population in Ireland.

# taking-off - Friday 6 October, 2017

One of Ryanair's top executives has just stepped down (but it's not MOL)
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# Taking Off

One of Ryanair's top executives has just stepped down (but it's not MOL)

Oct 6th 2017, 10:44 PM 36,167 Views 27 Comments

Chief operations officer Michael Hickey is to leave the airline this month.

# taking-off - Saturday 10 September, 2016

11 things that could only happen on Irish flights
# Up In The Air
From The Daily Edge
# Up In The Air

11 things that could only happen on Irish flights

Sep 10th 2016, 9:30 AM 21,951 Views 3 Comments

Take off.

# taking-off - Thursday 26 May, 2016

The UK's Vote Leave campaign isn't happy with Ryanair
# Playing By The Rules
# Playing By The Rules

The UK's Vote Leave campaign isn't happy with Ryanair

May 26th 2016, 10:38 AM 26,904 Views 56 Comments

A complaint about the airline has been made to the Electoral Commission.

# taking-off - Monday 23 May, 2016

Ryanair has just announced MASSIVE full year profits
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Ryanair has just announced MASSIVE full year profits

May 23rd 2016, 9:26 AM 20,052 Views 69 Comments

The company reported €1.24 billion in profits at the end of March.

# taking-off - Monday 15 February, 2016

200 new jobs in ground handling on the way at Dublin Airport
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# Taking Off

200 new jobs in ground handling on the way at Dublin Airport

Feb 15th 2016, 11:21 AM 24,355 Views 47 Comments

Separately, a healthcare company has announced 200 jobs in Carlow, Cork and Tipperary.

# taking-off - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Ever wanted to fly an Aer Lingus plane? Now's your chance
# Career Take Off
# Career Take Off

Ever wanted to fly an Aer Lingus plane? Now's your chance

Sep 1st 2015, 12:13 PM 22,724 Views 19 Comments

It won’t cost you a penny, either.

# taking-off - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

A billion-dollar travel giant has paid a cool €55 million for one Dublin tech firm
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# Taking Off

A billion-dollar travel giant has paid a cool €55 million for one Dublin tech firm

Jul 7th 2015, 11:47 AM 17,772 Views 2 Comments

After 10 years, the founders of Mobile Travel Technologies will share in a big payday.

# taking-off - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up
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# Taking Off

Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up

Jul 1st 2015, 2:24 PM 22,986 Views 43 Comments

CityJet is offering new flights to and from London City Airport.

# taking-off - Friday 8 August, 2014

How many flights come in and out of Dublin every day?
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How many flights come in and out of Dublin every day?

Aug 8th 2014, 2:05 PM 28,182 Views 39 Comments

Lots. Lots and lots.

# taking-off - Friday 13 June, 2014

Heineken Cup drives record month for Aer Lingus
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# Taking Off

Heineken Cup drives record month for Aer Lingus

Jun 13th 2014, 3:03 PM 7,556 Views 5 Comments

Traffic to the Heineken Cup final in Cardiff was a major driver for the short-hop specialist in May.

# taking-off - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Good news for aviation and manufacturing start-ups
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# Taking Off

Good news for aviation and manufacturing start-ups

Apr 10th 2014, 11:26 AM 6,391 Views 5 Comments

The government is offering half a million euro in funding.

# taking-off - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Summer holidays give boost to Aer Lingus passenger figures
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Summer holidays give boost to Aer Lingus passenger figures

Aug 7th 2013, 7:54 AM 4,748 Views 37 Comments

Passenger figures at Aer Lingus have increased by almost 3 per cent compared to this time last year.

# taking-off - Monday 29 July, 2013

Ryanair says it's probably going to make a €600 million profit this year
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Ryanair says it's probably going to make a €600 million profit this year

Jul 29th 2013, 8:11 AM 9,028 Views 68 Comments

Ryanair’s profits dropped by 21 per cent in the first three months of this year – but the airline said

# taking-off - Thursday 18 July, 2013

US tourists boost Shannon Airport's numbers
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US tourists boost Shannon Airport's numbers

Jul 18th 2013, 8:40 AM 4,337 Views 23 Comments

An eight per cent rise in passengers is Shannon Airport’s first increase in five years.

# taking-off - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Ryanair creeps closer to 80m annual passengers after positive May
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Ryanair creeps closer to 80m annual passengers after positive May

Jun 4th 2013, 7:59 PM 8,255 Views 63 Comments

The budget airline says it carried 5 per cent more passengers in May 2013 than in 2012, leading to an annual increase.

# taking-off - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Ryanair finalises €12 billion order for 175 new Boeing planes
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Ryanair finalises €12 billion order for 175 new Boeing planes

Mar 19th 2013, 9:28 AM 8,869 Views 60 Comments

The airline has signed an agreement to order 175 new Boeing 737-800 planes which will be delivered over five years.

# taking-off - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Emirates roll out larger plane on Dublin-Dubai route two months early
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# Airlines

Emirates roll out larger plane on Dublin-Dubai route two months early

May 8th 2012, 1:36 PM 14,041 Views 23 Comments

The Boeing 777 wasn’t meant to start on the route until July – but Emirates have introduced it early due to major demand.

# taking-off - Sunday 1 April, 2012

'No plans' to dispose of government jet - which last government said it would scrap
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# Taking Off

'No plans' to dispose of government jet - which last government said it would scrap

Apr 1st 2012, 4:32 PM 8,460 Views 73 Comments

Alan Shatter says there are no plans to get rid of the Gulfstream jet – which Tony Killeen said was to be phased out.

# taking-off - Monday 30 January, 2012

Emirates to roll out larger aircraft on Dublin-Dubai route
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# Taking Off

Emirates to roll out larger aircraft on Dublin-Dubai route

Jan 30th 2012, 11:08 AM 5,242 Views 11 Comments

Only three weeks after beginning Dublin flights, Emirates will increase its capacity by over 1700 seats each week.

# taking-off - Friday 9 December, 2011

Ryanair's new baggage regime means €135 charge for some bags
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# Taking Off

Ryanair's new baggage regime means €135 charge for some bags

Dec 9th 2011, 8:36 AM 6,617 Views 64 Comments

Ryanair raises baggage fees during the summer months – and will now charge up to €135 for some bags not booked in advance.