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From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus apologises as customers unable to download boarding passes Boarding Pass

Aer Lingus apologises as customers unable to download boarding passes

The airline said it was a technical issue.

From TheJournal.ie High Court to hear Ryanair bid to prevent pilots' strike Industrial Action

High Court to hear Ryanair bid to prevent pilots' strike

Their trade union served notice last week of plans for 48 hours of strike action from midnight on 22 August.

From TheJournal.ie Norwegian Air to scrap its Ireland to North America flights from 15 September Discontinued

Norwegian Air to scrap its Ireland to North America flights from 15 September

The carrier is one of many airlines affected by the global grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX fleet.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus CEO apologises to staff for 'hurt and upset' caused by newspaper article Apology

Aer Lingus CEO apologises to staff for 'hurt and upset' caused by newspaper article

Stephen Kavanagh met with staff and union representatives yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus 'dismayed' at 'small subset' of staff who do not behave in an exemplary manner INspections

Aer Lingus 'dismayed' at 'small subset' of staff who do not behave in an exemplary manner

SIPTU is to contact Aer Lingus over roll-out of CCTV in staff areas due to missing stock.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair is allowing a 'grace period' before the new fee for 10kg cabin bags kicks in Priority Boarding

Ryanair is allowing a 'grace period' before the new fee for 10kg cabin bags kicks in

Non-priority passengers will have to bring 10kg cabin bags on board.

From TheJournal.ie Italy's competition watchdog is investigating Ryanair's hand luggage charge No Frills

Italy's competition watchdog is investigating Ryanair's hand luggage charge

The watchdog described hand luggage as an “essential” item for travellers.

From TheJournal.ie Plane quarantined at JFK airport after passengers report feeling ill New York

Plane quarantined at JFK airport after passengers report feeling ill

Other passengers are now being allowed to disembark and are having their temperatures taken.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair accuses pilot union of having no mandate, demands strike be called off Forsa

Ryanair accuses pilot union of having no mandate, demands strike be called off

Ryanair has had a troubled relationship with unions in the past, and only recently recognised unions.

From TheJournal.ie Co-pilot partly sucked out of plane as cockpit window breaks at 32,000 feet China

Co-pilot partly sucked out of plane as cockpit window breaks at 32,000 feet

The Sichuan Airlines plane carrying 128 people was diverted and made an emergency landing.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair's Q3 profits up by 12%, but O'Leary warns that 2018 will be a 'bumpy year' Michael O'Leary

Ryanair's Q3 profits up by 12%, but O'Leary warns that 2018 will be a 'bumpy year'

Michael O’Leary said the company will remain “cautious” throughout the rest of its financial year.

From TheJournal.ie The UK's travel watchdog is to investigate if airlines are 'pro-actively splitting up groups' Tarmac Trevails

The UK's travel watchdog is to investigate if airlines are 'pro-actively splitting up groups'

In a survey of different airlines, groups travelling with Ryanair were more likely to be seated separately if they hadn’t paid for their seats.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was like hell': Passengers terrified as 'shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight forced turn back Malaysia Airlines

'It was like hell': Passengers terrified as 'shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight forced turn back

Flight MH122 was heading from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur when one of its engines shut down.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair strike to go ahead unless airline management meets with union Industrial Action

Ryanair strike to go ahead unless airline management meets with union

The dispute centres around employe conditions, with pilots asking that they be allowed to negotiate using unions, and Ryanair refusing to recognise unions.

From TheJournal.ie Italian union announces 4-hour strike of Ryanair pilots for 15 December Grounded

Italian union announces 4-hour strike of Ryanair pilots for 15 December

The Anpac union has called a strike of Ryanair pilots at bases across Italy on 15 December for four hours, from 1pm to 5pm.

From TheJournal.ie Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere War Games

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair brings Irish Independent and journalist to court Courts

Ryanair brings Irish Independent and journalist to court

The journalist has recently been reporting on pay talks Ryanair has been having with pilots.

From TheJournal.ie Plane forced into emergency landing at Belfast Airport due to faulty nose gear Flybe

Plane forced into emergency landing at Belfast Airport due to faulty nose gear

The flight, which was heading to Inverness, officially declared an emergency at 12.36pm.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair tells pilots they will likely have to take all their annual leave in first three months of next year Rostering Issues

Ryanair tells pilots they will likely have to take all their annual leave in first three months of next year

The memo to staff comes following a tumultuous month at the airline.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair pilot criticises negotiations in letter to Michael O'Leary Negotiations

Ryanair pilot criticises negotiations in letter to Michael O'Leary

Dublin-based Captain Imelda Comer hand delivered the letter to Ryanair management yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Monarch Airlines ceases trading leaving 110,000 passengers stranded Grounded

Monarch Airlines ceases trading leaving 110,000 passengers stranded

The failure has been described as “the biggest ever UK airline failure”.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here's what to do if Ryanair cancels your flight Cancelled

Explainer: Here's what to do if Ryanair cancels your flight

Up to 50 flights a day will be cancelled over the next six weeks.

From TheJournal.ie 140 Ryanair pilots have left for a competitor in the last year Payback

140 Ryanair pilots have left for a competitor in the last year

Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know Trade Unions

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

From TheJournal.ie Only one small bag to be permitted on board as Ryanair axes second free carry-on policy Just The One

Only one small bag to be permitted on board as Ryanair axes second free carry-on policy

Ryanair has increased check-in bag sizes from 15kg to 20kg.

From TheJournal.ie EasyJet passenger allegedly punched by an airport worker in Nice France

EasyJet passenger allegedly punched by an airport worker in Nice

The flight the passenger was due to fly on was delayed for hours.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish airline ordered to stop making prospective employees take pregnancy tests Unexpected Arrival

Spanish airline ordered to stop making prospective employees take pregnancy tests

Iberia was fined €25,000 over the practice.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus's CEO insists its controversial loyalty scheme is 'of value to the market' Transport

Aer Lingus's CEO insists its controversial loyalty scheme is 'of value to the market'

Frequent flyer programme Aerclub has faced heavy criticism since it was launched last year.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair denies splitting up families on flights, but customers are not happy Seat Allocation

Ryanair denies splitting up families on flights, but customers are not happy

Passengers are being charged extra to sit together, but the airline has denied changing its policy.

From TheJournal.ie First-ever Cork to Boston flight takes off Norwegian Air

First-ever Cork to Boston flight takes off

The new service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is getting a new air route to London Flybe

Dublin is getting a new air route to London

Flybe will run flights from Dublin to London Southend from 29 October.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair customers have been complaining about being seated rows apart on flights that aren't full Allocated Seating

Ryanair customers have been complaining about being seated rows apart on flights that aren't full

Passengers have reported being split up even though the flight they were travelling in was not full.

From TheJournal.ie United Airlines boss apologises again after calling passenger 'disruptive and belligerent' Staff Email

United Airlines boss apologises again after calling passenger 'disruptive and belligerent'

David Dao, aged 69 was dragged off the United Airlines flight on Sunday after it was was overbooked.

From TheJournal.ie Indian politician admits hitting air steward 25 times with slipper Air India

Indian politician admits hitting air steward 25 times with slipper

Indian media reports said the MP claimed he had a business class ticket but that Air India put him in an economy seat.

From TheJournal.ie 'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board MH370

'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board

The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight was called off earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Korean Air crew to 'readily use stun guns' on troublesome passengers Safety

Korean Air crew to 'readily use stun guns' on troublesome passengers

The airline said it will also try to have at least one male flight attendant on duty for each flight.

From TheJournal.ie Bolivia shuts down airline after Colombian plane crash Pilot Error

Bolivia shuts down airline after Colombian plane crash

The bodies of 64 Brazilians, five Bolivians, and a Venezuelan national are being flown back home today.

From TheJournal.ie CityJet pilots vote for strike and warn they will ground airline before Christmas Transport

CityJet pilots vote for strike and warn they will ground airline before Christmas

However, the Dublin-based company has said that there will be no disruption to flights.

From TheJournal.ie Air China magazine warns passengers about 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people' in London Racism Row

Air China magazine warns passengers about 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people' in London

In-flight mag Wings of China has apologised for the article.

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