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#Travel Chaos

# travel-chaos - This year 2022

Ryanair accused daa of 'incompetence' and 'poor management' over summer travel chaos
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair accused daa of 'incompetence' and 'poor management' over summer travel chaos

Oct 31st 2022, 12:45 PM 15,750 Views 22 Comments

The budget airline said DAA’s request for extra money was ‘alarming and inconsistent’ with trying to support recovery after the pandemic.

'The whole thing was a mess': Stranded abroad and six hours on hold, passengers fume at Aer Lingus chaos
# Flight Cancellations
# Flight Cancellations

'The whole thing was a mess': Stranded abroad and six hours on hold, passengers fume at Aer Lingus chaos

Sep 12th 2022, 4:28 PM 26,936 Views 24 Comments

The airline cancelled over 50 flights to and from Dublin Airport on Saturday.

British Airways suspends ticket sales for short-haul flights from Heathrow
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

British Airways suspends ticket sales for short-haul flights from Heathrow

Aug 2nd 2022, 10:15 AM 30,994 Views 18 Comments

Customers will be unable to book flights for domestic or European services from the west London airport until Monday week.

Almost 4,200 lost bags in Dublin Airport with hundreds more arriving each day
# Emotional Baggage
# Emotional Baggage

Almost 4,200 lost bags in Dublin Airport with hundreds more arriving each day

Jul 26th 2022, 4:58 PM 29,884 Views 20 Comments

Sky Handling Partner says that it can process 350 returns a day.

Poll reveals one in 10 Dublin Airport passengers to change travel plans due to queue chaos
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Poll reveals one in 10 Dublin Airport passengers to change travel plans due to queue chaos

Jun 17th 2022, 12:05 AM 24,589 Views 28 Comments
  • A new poll reveals the long queues have prompted 12% of Dublin Airport passengers to change or cancel their flights, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Those aged 18-24 were more likely to say they had changed travel plans.
There will have to be 'consequences' if DAA airport plan fails, warns minister
# Up Up And Queue
# Up Up And Queue

There will have to be 'consequences' if DAA airport plan fails, warns minister

Updated Jun 2nd 2022, 2:34 PM 23,257 Views 44 Comments

Dublin Airport Authority says it is ‘very, very confident’ passengers will not miss flights this weekend.

# travel-chaos - Last year 2021

France announces new Covid-19 measures amid spike in infections
# Omicron
# Omicron

France announces new Covid-19 measures amid spike in infections

Updated Dec 27th 2021, 9:32 PM 117,343 Views 73 Comments

In England, politicians said there would be no further restrictions before 2022 but people are urged to be “cautious”.

# travel-chaos - All time

British holidaymakers face another scramble to get home as three countries taken off UK safe travel list
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

British holidaymakers face another scramble to get home as three countries taken off UK safe travel list

Aug 21st 2020, 7:30 AM 51,405 Views 17 Comments

Croatia, Austria and Trinidad & Tobago are the latest countries to be taken off the UK safe list.

France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos
# Pension Reform
# Pension Reform

France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos

Dec 14th 2019, 3:16 PM 11,695 Views 6 Comments

Protesters want the government to back down on pension reforms.

France braced for second day of disruptions amid strikes over pension reforms
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

France braced for second day of disruptions amid strikes over pension reforms

Dec 6th 2019, 8:49 AM 7,784 Views 29 Comments

Irish passengers face flight disruptions as French workers continue industrial action.

All Maynooth train services resume but with 'significant delays' after damage was caused by lightning
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

All Maynooth train services resume but with 'significant delays' after damage was caused by lightning

Updated Jul 30th 2019, 6:26 PM 23,458 Views 17 Comments

All users of Dublin to Sligo/Longford services will be impacted by the delays.

Passengers sleep on the floor at Dublin Airport after snow and ice causes major delays
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Passengers sleep on the floor at Dublin Airport after snow and ice causes major delays

Updated Mar 4th 2019, 3:00 PM 87,788 Views 81 Comments

Some airlines experienced delays to their flight schedules as a result of de-icing issues.

Couple arrested over Gatwick drone released without charge
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Couple arrested over Gatwick drone released without charge

Dec 23rd 2018, 12:05 PM 22,598 Views 27 Comments

The airport is offering a €56,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the disruption.

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:28 AM 39,189 Views 26 Comments

Flights resumed at Gatwick yesterday, but knock-on delays are still affecting passengers this weekend.

Many Irish flights still affected as first planes begin to leave from Gatwick
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Many Irish flights still affected as first planes begin to leave from Gatwick

Dec 21st 2018, 7:03 AM 12,400 Views 12 Comments

It will take some days for services to return to normal after drones caused travel chaos at the busy airport.

Crucial Pro14 fixture pushed back after Cardiff endure 55-hour journey to South Africa
# Travel Chaos
From The42
# Travel Chaos

Crucial Pro14 fixture pushed back after Cardiff endure 55-hour journey to South Africa

Apr 6th 2018, 9:02 PM 11,630 Views 9 Comments

The Blues have only just arrived in Bloemfontein.

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks

Sep 27th 2017, 9:43 PM 12,292 Views 28 Comments

The NBRU said its members were “furious” with Irish Rail’s refusal to increase staff pay.

Delays to trains through Connolly after truck hits Amiens St Bridge for second time today
# Lightning Strikes
# Lightning Strikes

Delays to trains through Connolly after truck hits Amiens St Bridge for second time today

Jul 10th 2017, 6:19 PM 22,641 Views 45 Comments

Services have resumed through Connolly, with delays of up to half an hour expected.

'It's just not on': Shane Ross calls travel disruption appalling but says he won't intervene in dispute
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

'It's just not on': Shane Ross calls travel disruption appalling but says he won't intervene in dispute

Mar 31st 2017, 9:18 AM 18,243 Views 115 Comments

He appealed for all picketers to desist and allow workers return to work.

Passengers claim Aer Lingus 'abandoned' them after flight diversion in Spain
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Passengers claim Aer Lingus 'abandoned' them after flight diversion in Spain

Aug 23rd 2015, 7:00 AM 34,953 Views 69 Comments

The plane was diverted due to a medical emergency at midnight Friday and passengers did not get back to Dublin until 11am yesterday.

Flights to Germany cancelled as 10,000 Lufthansa pilots strike
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Flights to Germany cancelled as 10,000 Lufthansa pilots strike

Oct 20th 2014, 5:09 PM 8,772 Views 23 Comments

A small number of flights to and from Ireland have had to be cancelled due to the strike which is causing major disruption in Germany.

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)

Aug 25th 2014, 7:58 PM 10,784 Views 38 Comments

The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.

Holidaymakers hit as hotel website collapses
# Tourism
# Tourism

Holidaymakers hit as hotel website collapses

Aug 26th 2013, 9:09 AM 17,696 Views 22 Comments

Tourists will not be able to apply for refunds until October at the earliest after a German company filed for insolvency.

Reds fans stuck after train derails in Cheshire
# Travel Chaos
From The42
# Travel Chaos

Reds fans stuck after train derails in Cheshire

Feb 26th 2012, 11:17 AM 429 Views 0 Comments

Virgin Trains have apologised for the mishap and advised supporters, going to the Carling Cup final, to make other plans.