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From TheJournal.ie This is the new look Aer Lingus after 26 focus groups and 50 different shamrocks Kitted Out

This is the new look Aer Lingus after 26 focus groups and 50 different shamrocks

The airline hopes to apply the last lick of paint by 2021.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick Travel Chaos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UK aviation authority takes Ryanair to court over compensation claims Dispute

UK aviation authority takes Ryanair to court over compensation claims

The CAA said that it was taking enforcement action against the budget airline after Ryanair’s decision not to compensate the customers who had flights cancelled.

From TheJournal.ie Michael O'Leary says strike action 'fear' has spooked passengers from booking with Ryanair Wary

Michael O'Leary says strike action 'fear' has spooked passengers from booking with Ryanair

The airline’s forward bookings for the October school mid-term and Christmas period have been hit.

From TheJournal.ie Flight disruptions continue after Storm Ali led to over 80 cancellations in Dublin yesterday Disruptions

Flight disruptions continue after Storm Ali led to over 80 cancellations in Dublin yesterday

Gusts of wind of up to 147km/h were recorded during yesterday’s Storm Ali.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's CityJet is merging with a Spanish airline to form Europe's biggest regional carrier CityJet

Dublin's CityJet is merging with a Spanish airline to form Europe's biggest regional carrier

The combined companies will have a fleet of nearly 100 aircraft.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair collects €1.8bn through extra charges - but it's not the king of the add-on Fora

Ryanair collects €1.8bn through extra charges - but it's not the king of the add-on

American airlines dominate the world’s league of non-ticket sales.

From TheJournal.ie So, what happens when you're blamed for forcing a passenger plane to land? Emergency Landing

So, what happens when you're blamed for forcing a passenger plane to land?

An Ibiza-bound Ryanair flight from Dublin was forced to divert to Paris on Saturday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight David Dao

Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight

A video went viral in April of officers pulling passenger David Dao off the flight.

From TheJournal.ie TD stops pilots from giving testimony after they raise problems with aviation regulator Air Safety

TD stops pilots from giving testimony after they raise problems with aviation regulator

The chair of the Oireachtas Transport Committee adjourned the meeting to a later date.

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 Russian Court rules that an airline can't enforce body size limits for female flight attendants Aeroflot

Russian Court rules that an airline can't enforce body size limits for female flight attendants

The women were awarded lost wages and €73 damages.

From TheJournal.ie Wow Air is suspending its Cork-Reykjavik service just five months after starting it Lack Of Demand

Wow Air is suspending its Cork-Reykjavik service just five months after starting it

Finishing for the winter in October, there are a small number of flights cancelled in September, too.

From TheJournal.ie Passengers warned of potential long delays at airports in Europe this summer Airport Security

Passengers warned of potential long delays at airports in Europe this summer

A new EU regulation introduced in March has led to tighter border control in European airports.

From TheJournal.ie No airline employee to lose their job after passenger dragged screaming from overbooked flight United We Stand

No airline employee to lose their job after passenger dragged screaming from overbooked flight

CEO Oscar Munoz called the situation a “systems failure”.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair will offer connecting flights onto rivals' routes starting this year Big Deal

Ryanair will offer connecting flights onto rivals' routes starting this year

The Irish budget airline plans to hook up with both Aer Lingus and Norwegian Air.

From TheJournal.ie Due to fly this week? Airlines are warning 1,000 flights could be cancelled Disruption

Due to fly this week? Airlines are warning 1,000 flights could be cancelled

Flights overflying France are also affected.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why foreign airlines are queuing to set up operations in Ireland Transport

Here's why foreign airlines are queuing to set up operations in Ireland

Sweden’s SAS airline is the latest carrier to apply for an Irish air operators licence.

From TheJournal.ie Negotiators have less than 48 hours to avert an Irish pilot strike Pilot Strike

Negotiators have less than 48 hours to avert an Irish pilot strike

Unite trade union said CityJet pilots will withdraw labour in less than two days unless there is a breakthrough.

From TheJournal.ie New Heathrow runway "a return to monopoly featherbedding" says Ryanair CEO Piecemeal Approach

New Heathrow runway "a return to monopoly featherbedding" says Ryanair CEO

Today, the British government approved a new third runway at London’s Heathrow airport, with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling calling it a “momentous step”.

From TheJournal.ie Most consumer complaints are about flight cancellations and lost luggage Delayed

Most consumer complaints are about flight cancellations and lost luggage

People also had issues with electrical goods, online services and car rental.

From TheJournal.ie Burned by Brexit, Michael O'Leary confirms Ryanair will move flights from UK to Europe Ry-exit

Burned by Brexit, Michael O'Leary confirms Ryanair will move flights from UK to Europe

The airline will not drop any Stansted routes, but the number of flights will decline.

From TheJournal.ie O'Leary: 'Terrorism won't stop people flying - but it'll make us lower our prices' Price War

O'Leary: 'Terrorism won't stop people flying - but it'll make us lower our prices'

The Ryanair chief is predicting a price war in Europe and he says his company will win.

From TheJournal.ie No wonder this man is smiling, Ryanair has doubled its profit to €103m Come Fly With Me

No wonder this man is smiling, Ryanair has doubled its profit to €103m

Passenger numbers grew to almost 25 million.

From TheJournal.ie The days of the jumbo jet are coming to an end — here's a look back at its glory years Flying High

The days of the jumbo jet are coming to an end — here's a look back at its glory years

Since its introduction in 1969, the Boeing 747 has transformed the way people travel.

From TheJournal.ie China has built this plane to go head-to-head with Boeing and Airbus No Peking
From TheJournal.ie Extra routes, new bases and a price war: Ryanair reveals its plans for winter Prepare For Takeoff

Extra routes, new bases and a price war: Ryanair reveals its plans for winter

Michael O’Leary had some tough talk for rivals.

From TheJournal.ie One airline scraps flights over Middle East after Russian missile strike warning Danger Danger

One airline scraps flights over Middle East after Russian missile strike warning

The European safety watchdog issued a notice about the conflict in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Getting from Páirc Uí Chaoimh to Fenway Park has just got a whole lot easier Ready For Take-off

Getting from Páirc Uí Chaoimh to Fenway Park has just got a whole lot easier

And Yankee Stadium isn’t too far behind either.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed Slap On The Wrist

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed

The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.

From TheJournal.ie These are the 10 best airlines in the world Flying High

These are the 10 best airlines in the world

Passengers across the world have had their say – and European carriers don’t get a look in.

From TheJournal.ie Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone Crowd Pleaser
From TheJournal.ie How Willie wooed the government on Aer Lingus - and what happens next The Saga Continues

How Willie wooed the government on Aer Lingus - and what happens next

IAG has crossed one hurdle, but there is still another big one to come.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair is expecting an 'irrational' price war with other budget airlines Bring It On

Ryanair is expecting an 'irrational' price war with other budget airlines

Airfares could drop up to 8% next year, it predicts.

From TheJournal.ie Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi? Scary

Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi?

The FBI have told airlines in the US to watch for signs their planes are being hacked – by people logged onto any onboard internet service.

From TheJournal.ie You will see a lot more of this at Dublin Airport this year* Out Of Africa

You will see a lot more of this at Dublin Airport this year*

*The plane, not dancers in African costume on the tarmac.

From TheJournal.ie It's probably a bad idea to fly to France tomorrow Forget Paris

It's probably a bad idea to fly to France tomorrow

Air traffic controllers are going on strike – and lots of flights will be affected.

From TheJournal.ie You probably don't want to fly with any of the airlines on this 'blacklist' No-Fly Zone

You probably don't want to fly with any of the airlines on this 'blacklist'

Hundreds of airlines are banned from European airspace.

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