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Investigation launched into collision between two aircraft on the ground in Dublin Airport
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Investigation launched into collision between two aircraft on the ground in Dublin Airport

Jul 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 55,847 Views 20 Comments

The American Airlines flight was backing away from the boarding gate when it collided with the wingtip of a parked Aer Lingus jet.

'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse
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'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse

Jun 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 36,769 Views 32 Comments

Many pilots have been laid off due to a lack of international travel during the pandemic.

Aer Lingus losing €1 million a day because of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, says airline's chief executive
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Aer Lingus losing €1 million a day because of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, says airline's chief executive

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 12:14 PM 26,128 Views 36 Comments

The airline’s CEO and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer appeared before a committee this morning.

Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse
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Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse

Jun 12th 2021, 5:51 PM 37,615 Views 31 Comments

“Alternative operations” for the Dublin – Kerry and Dublin – Donegal routes are yet to be confirmed, while the remaining routes will be accommodated by other airlines.

Stobart Air collapse: Staff 'devastated' after trading ceases with Aer Lingus regional flights cancelled
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Stobart Air collapse: Staff 'devastated' after trading ceases with Aer Lingus regional flights cancelled

Updated Jun 12th 2021, 12:15 PM 130,230 Views 117 Comments
  • Aer Lingus is now communicating to customers to advise them of their options for refund or re-booking.
  • Trade union Fórsa called on the Government to “wake up to the ongoing crisis in Irish aviation”.
  • All 480 airline staff have been informed of the decision.
Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base
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Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base

Updated May 18th 2021, 6:10 PM 44,701 Views 64 Comments

Aer Lingus has also confirmed plans for the temporary closure of its base at Cork airport.

Operator of Aer Lingus regional service Stobart Air sold to Isle of Man firm
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Operator of Aer Lingus regional service Stobart Air sold to Isle of Man firm

Apr 20th 2021, 1:46 PM 15,446 Views 3 Comments

The airline said it is well positioned as markets return and economies begin to recover.

Aer Lingus lays off 129 Shannon staff members for three months without pay
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Aer Lingus lays off 129 Shannon staff members for three months without pay

Mar 1st 2021, 3:19 PM 28,955 Views 22 Comments

The airline said the layoffs may be subject to further extension or change.

Leo Varadkar: 'Aer Lingus will not be allowed to fail'
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Leo Varadkar: 'Aer Lingus will not be allowed to fail'

Feb 18th 2021, 6:46 PM 41,743 Views 83 Comments

The Tánaiste said that discussions are ongoing for further financial support if required.

Court rules Ryanair must pay costs of failed challenge against government's Covid travel measures
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Court rules Ryanair must pay costs of failed challenge against government's Covid travel measures

Dec 31st 2020, 1:09 PM 15,725 Views 0 Comments

Aer Lingus, which was a notice party to the action, must pay its own legal costs, the Judge also directed.

Narrative of 'shaming' is turning public away from flying, says Aer Lingus chief
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Narrative of 'shaming' is turning public away from flying, says Aer Lingus chief

Dec 5th 2020, 6:49 PM 32,190 Views 55 Comments

The head of Aer Lingus has suggested that there has been a “degree of toxicity and flight shaming”.

No entitlement to refund for airline customers from Kildare, Laois and Offaly
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No entitlement to refund for airline customers from Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Aug 14th 2020, 6:04 PM 38,832 Views 44 Comments

Residents in the three counties have been told they should not leave unless it is essential travel.

Aer Lingus owner IAG announces pre-tax loss of €4.2 billion
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Aer Lingus owner IAG announces pre-tax loss of €4.2 billion

Jul 31st 2020, 9:12 AM 22,266 Views 51 Comments

IAG’s revenue was a total of €5.3 billion, some 56% lower than 2019’s levels.

Ireland stands alone in Europe with travel restrictions, says Aer Lingus chief
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Ireland stands alone in Europe with travel restrictions, says Aer Lingus chief

Jul 28th 2020, 3:34 PM 51,330 Views 47 Comments

Doyle said the pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on the airline industry.

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly
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Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly

Jul 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 22,607 Views 29 Comments

The new Minister for Transport said the regulations to protect airline customers weren’t made to cope with a global pandemic.

'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights
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'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 8:46 AM 62,127 Views 160 Comments

Ryanair will now operate more than 1,000 flights per day.

Aer Lingus workers reject proposals on working conditions
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Aer Lingus workers reject proposals on working conditions

Jun 22nd 2020, 5:36 PM 35,511 Views 41 Comments

Trade union Fórsa criticised the approach taken by Aer Lingus.

Up to 500 Aer Lingus job losses expected due to pandemic
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Up to 500 Aer Lingus job losses expected due to pandemic

Jun 19th 2020, 5:00 PM 20,068 Views 36 Comments

The airline said the Covid-19 pandemic is having a “catastrophic effect on the aviation industry”.

'It's not necessary anymore': Aer Lingus wants rid of the two-week quarantine for people flying into Ireland
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'It's not necessary anymore': Aer Lingus wants rid of the two-week quarantine for people flying into Ireland

Jun 4th 2020, 7:49 PM 38,864 Views 56 Comments

The Irish airline has echoed calls made by Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary.

Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off
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Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off

May 27th 2020, 7:16 PM 27,010 Views 37 Comments

Staff at Dublin and Cork airports face further pay and roster cuts.

Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans
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Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans

May 11th 2020, 1:08 PM 35,498 Views 52 Comments

The International Airlines Group boss was giving evidence to the UK’s Transport Select Committee.

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss
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CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss

May 7th 2020, 8:19 AM 23,513 Views 21 Comments

Willie Walsh had been due to step down in June but will remain until September.

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight
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Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight

Updated May 5th 2020, 9:05 PM 113,428 Views 133 Comments

Photos seemed to show little evidence of social distancing on a flight from Belfast to London.

Aer Lingus seeks up to 900 job cuts as a result of Covid-19 collapse in demand
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Aer Lingus seeks up to 900 job cuts as a result of Covid-19 collapse in demand

Updated May 1st 2020, 4:15 PM 22,068 Views 26 Comments

It’s understood that Aer Lingus will be putting forward proposals for voluntary redundancies.

Taoiseach: 'I want to see Ryanair and Aer Lingus operating in August'
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Taoiseach: 'I want to see Ryanair and Aer Lingus operating in August'

Apr 30th 2020, 2:42 PM 53,489 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach has said passengers are entitled to cash refunds.

Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds
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Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds

Mar 30th 2020, 1:12 PM 183,606 Views 108 Comments

The flight struck a flock of birds shortly after take-off.

Minister: 'There's a special place in hell for those that try to make a quick buck in a global pandemic'
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Minister: 'There's a special place in hell for those that try to make a quick buck in a global pandemic'

Mar 28th 2020, 9:56 PM 188,822 Views 170 Comments

The minister said Ireland would remember any companies that ratcheted up the cost of healthcare equipment during a time of need.

Aer Lingus regional carrier to suspend all international flights following 'unprecedented' drop in demand
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Aer Lingus regional carrier to suspend all international flights following 'unprecedented' drop in demand

Mar 23rd 2020, 8:24 AM 69,001 Views 29 Comments

Stobart Air will suspend all flights from Dublin from this week.

Aer Lingus to cut wages by 50% as airline reduces working hours for month of April
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Aer Lingus to cut wages by 50% as airline reduces working hours for month of April

Mar 19th 2020, 6:33 PM 42,526 Views 37 Comments

Fórsa said it was assured by Aer Lingus that these are emergency, temporary measures.

Ryanair reduces flights to Spain after country imposes lockdown to tackle coronavirus
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Ryanair reduces flights to Spain after country imposes lockdown to tackle coronavirus

Mar 15th 2020, 12:42 PM 41,416 Views 45 Comments

Spain is the worst-hit country in Europe after Italy.

Ryanair and Aer Lingus remove flight change fees for period due to Covid-19
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Ryanair and Aer Lingus remove flight change fees for period due to Covid-19

Mar 13th 2020, 2:07 PM 92,135 Views 27 Comments

Both companies confirmed they will lift the fees from today.

Dutchman who caused 'pandemonium' with hoax Covid-19 claim on Amsterdam-Dublin flight jailed
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Dutchman who caused 'pandemonium' with hoax Covid-19 claim on Amsterdam-Dublin flight jailed

Mar 12th 2020, 5:05 PM 81,284 Views 50 Comments

Cabin crew began crying and passengers overheard and it caused upset, disruption and inconvenience.

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?
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Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?

Jan 25th 2020, 9:00 PM 12,979 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.

Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO
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Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO

Jan 9th 2020, 9:09 AM 33,941 Views 28 Comments

The former pilot left the top job in Aer Lingus to join British Airways.

Multiple Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights from Ireland cancelled today due to major strike in France
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Multiple Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights from Ireland cancelled today due to major strike in France

Dec 5th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,903 Views 6 Comments

The strike action has been planned over President Emmanuel Macron’s planned pension reforms.

Some Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights out of Ireland cancelled due to national strike in France tomorrow
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Some Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights out of Ireland cancelled due to national strike in France tomorrow

Dec 4th 2019, 1:36 PM 21,132 Views 7 Comments

Ryanair and Aer Lingus today announced that the strike will see a number of its services cancelled.

Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight
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Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:46 PM 26,657 Views 0 Comments

The boy was on an Aer Lingus flight from Gran Canaria to Dublin when the incident happened.

Aer Lingus flight forced to re-route to Dublin and back after technical issue and lightning strike
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Aer Lingus flight forced to re-route to Dublin and back after technical issue and lightning strike

Oct 14th 2019, 2:56 PM 34,227 Views 15 Comments

The plane reached St. Georges Channel east of Termonfeckin, Co Louth when it was struck.

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights
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Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights

Sep 12th 2019, 6:56 PM 23,837 Views 17 Comments

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight
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Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight

Sep 12th 2019, 9:59 AM 95,106 Views 49 Comments

The incident occured after the two men had disembarked a flight from Palma to Dublin.

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