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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Taking off

All time
Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer
The investment will restore all the company’s pre-pandemic capacity at Cork from December.
21 white-tailed eagle chicks released into the wild in Munster
It’s hoped the chicks will bolster the existing white-tailed eagle population in Ireland.
One of Ryanair's top executives has just stepped down (but it's not MOL)
Chief operations officer Michael Hickey is to leave the airline this month.
11 things that could only happen on Irish flights
Take off.
The UK's Vote Leave campaign isn't happy with Ryanair
A complaint about the airline has been made to the Electoral Commission.
Ryanair has just announced MASSIVE full year profits
The company reported €1.24 billion in profits at the end of March.
200 new jobs in ground handling on the way at Dublin Airport
Separately, a healthcare company has announced 200 jobs in Carlow, Cork and Tipperary.
Ever wanted to fly an Aer Lingus plane? Now's your chance
It won’t cost you a penny, either.
A billion-dollar travel giant has paid a cool €55 million for one Dublin tech firm
After 10 years, the founders of Mobile Travel Technologies will share in a big payday.
Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up
CityJet is offering new flights to and from London City Airport.
How many flights come in and out of Dublin every day?
Lots. Lots and lots.
Heineken Cup drives record month for Aer Lingus
Traffic to the Heineken Cup final in Cardiff was a major driver for the short-hop specialist in May.
Good news for aviation and manufacturing start-ups
The government is offering half a million euro in funding.
Summer holidays give boost to Aer Lingus passenger figures
Passenger figures at Aer Lingus have increased by almost 3 per cent compared to this time last year.
Ryanair says it's probably going to make a €600 million profit this year
Ryanair’s profits dropped by 21 per cent in the first three months of this year – but the airline said
US tourists boost Shannon Airport's numbers
An eight per cent rise in passengers is Shannon Airport’s first increase in five years.
Ryanair creeps closer to 80m annual passengers after positive May
The budget airline says it carried 5 per cent more passengers in May 2013 than in 2012, leading to an annual increase.
Ryanair finalises €12 billion order for 175 new Boeing planes
The airline has signed an agreement to order 175 new Boeing 737-800 planes which will be delivered over five years.
Emirates roll out larger plane on Dublin-Dubai route two months early
The Boeing 777 wasn’t meant to start on the route until July – but Emirates have introduced it early due to major demand.
'No plans' to dispose of government jet - which last government said it would scrap
Alan Shatter says there are no plans to get rid of the Gulfstream jet – which Tony Killeen said was to be phased out.
Emirates to roll out larger aircraft on Dublin-Dubai route
Only three weeks after beginning Dublin flights, Emirates will increase its capacity by over 1700 seats each week.
Ryanair's new baggage regime means €135 charge for some bags
Ryanair raises baggage fees during the summer months – and will now charge up to €135 for some bags not booked in advance.