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# taking-off - Friday 6 October, 2017

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.

# taking-off - Saturday 10 September, 2016

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

# taking-off - Thursday 26 May, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

Lots. Lots and lots.

# taking-off - Friday 13 June, 2014

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.

# taking-off - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Good news for aviation and manufacturing start-ups

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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