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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 44,568 Views 64 Comments

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

Ryanair loses court cases as it rails against pandemic State bailouts of national airlines
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Ryanair loses court cases as it rails against pandemic State bailouts of national airlines

Apr 14th 2021, 11:32 AM 20,240 Views 27 Comments

Ryanair has estimated the total state aid to airlines approved by Brussels at €30 billion.

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 41,655 Views 83 Comments

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

Irish airports to receive €80 million support package to help them survive pandemic
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Irish airports to receive €80 million support package to help them survive pandemic

Nov 10th 2020, 3:57 PM 12,088 Views 28 Comments

The cash injection announced today represents an additional €48 million on that which was announced in the Budget last month.

New travel traffic light system kicks in on Sunday - here's what you need to know
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New travel traffic light system kicks in on Sunday - here's what you need to know

Nov 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 121,297 Views 29 Comments

It’s hoped the plan will help jump start the aviation sector in a safe way.

Ryanair says its winter presence in Cork depends on UK being on Europe-wide green list
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Ryanair says its winter presence in Cork depends on UK being on Europe-wide green list

Sep 14th 2020, 3:12 PM 18,439 Views 45 Comments

CEO Eddie Wilson urged the Irish government to adopt the European Commission’s new system of colour coding.

CityJet will have tens of millions of euro in debt written off under court-approved plan to save the airline
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CityJet will have tens of millions of euro in debt written off under court-approved plan to save the airline

Aug 11th 2020, 2:16 PM 16,385 Views 5 Comments

Over 140 jobs will be saved at the company, having previously employed over 400.

Travel operator TUI to close a third of high street stores in the UK and Ireland
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Travel operator TUI to close a third of high street stores in the UK and Ireland

Jul 30th 2020, 1:14 PM 13,529 Views 6 Comments

The UK’s biggest operator will close 166 shops due to the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Aviation industry 'will not survive' the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, warns final Taskforce report
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Aviation industry 'will not survive' the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, warns final Taskforce report

Updated Jul 10th 2020, 10:00 PM 31,666 Views 50 Comments

The Taskforce is made up of industry representatives including Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport.

Aircraft maker Airbus warns of 'gravest crisis' as it says it will cut 15,000 jobs
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Aircraft maker Airbus warns of 'gravest crisis' as it says it will cut 15,000 jobs

Jun 30th 2020, 10:21 PM 17,408 Views 14 Comments

The main cuts are set to come at the company’s French and German sites.

CityJet and Stobart Air asked government for six-month bailout to ensure their survival after Covid-19
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CityJet and Stobart Air asked government for six-month bailout to ensure their survival after Covid-19

Jun 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 16,371 Views 18 Comments

The airlines accounted for over 13% of air traffic at Ireland’s airports before the pandemic.

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 20,062 Views 36 Comments

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

Ireland’s air traffic decline 'among worst in Europe'
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Ireland’s air traffic decline 'among worst in Europe'

Jun 12th 2020, 5:17 PM 22,572 Views 26 Comments

There was a 83% decrease in flights in May this year compared to the same month in 2019.

Bombardier reveals plans for 400 job losses at Belfast plant
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Bombardier reveals plans for 400 job losses at Belfast plant

Jun 11th 2020, 1:26 PM 6,677 Views 2 Comments

The Canadian plane maker says Covid-19 has forced it to resize its business.

Dublin job losses as Ryanair cuts 250 employees across European offices
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Dublin job losses as Ryanair cuts 250 employees across European offices

May 15th 2020, 11:36 AM 13,678 Views 13 Comments

The job losses will be at the company’s bases in Dublin, Stansted, Madrid and Wroclaw.

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 23,511 Views 21 Comments

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

'The gravest crisis the aerospace industry': Airbus says it's lost almost €500m in three months
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'The gravest crisis the aerospace industry': Airbus says it's lost almost €500m in three months

Apr 29th 2020, 9:00 AM 20,339 Views 53 Comments

Yesterday, Aer Lingus and British Airways-owner IAG revealed plans to make up to 12,000 workers at the airline redundant.

Irish Aviation Authority fears that air traffic will drop by 90%
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Irish Aviation Authority fears that air traffic will drop by 90%

Apr 8th 2020, 6:31 PM 33,664 Views 38 Comments

The IAA said it handled 62,449 flights last month.

Budget airline Flybe 'on brink of collapse' after failing to secure €115m loan
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Budget airline Flybe 'on brink of collapse' after failing to secure €115m loan

Mar 4th 2020, 10:05 PM 22,860 Views 14 Comments

The struggling airline has been hit by a slump in bookings since the outbreak of the coronavirus.

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 33,934 Views 28 Comments

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

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 23,834 Views 17 Comments

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

What went wrong with Norwegian Air's transatlantic dream?
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What went wrong with Norwegian Air's transatlantic dream?

Aug 17th 2019, 4:00 PM 31,257 Views 29 Comments

The scrappy Scandi carrier had a bumpy ride in Ireland before the Boeing 737 Max grounding.

PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch the Bray Air Display in Co Wicklow
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PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch the Bray Air Display in Co Wicklow

Jul 28th 2019, 7:02 PM 28,381 Views 31 Comments

The second day of the event is taking place in Co Wicklow.

A new tracking system that can find stricken aircraft anywhere in the world is based in Co Clare
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A new tracking system that can find stricken aircraft anywhere in the world is based in Co Clare

Jul 10th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,253 Views 18 Comments

It’s belived that the system could have helped find the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH-370.

Ryanair claims to be 'greenest' airline following appearance on list of worst carbon polluters in Europe
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Ryanair claims to be 'greenest' airline following appearance on list of worst carbon polluters in Europe

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:32 PM 19,538 Views 21 Comments

The airline emitted 9.9 million tonnes of carbon dioxide last year.

Europe's aviation boom is nowhere near over - for the big airlines at least
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Europe's aviation boom is nowhere near over - for the big airlines at least

Feb 7th 2019, 5:18 PM 738 Views 0 Comments

Pundits say there’s plenty of room for growth as the market picks off small, weak carriers.

Special meeting of 'risk group' to assess threat of drone use near Irish airports
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Special meeting of 'risk group' to assess threat of drone use near Irish airports

Jan 9th 2019, 7:42 PM 8,128 Views 28 Comments

The meeting was called following possible drone activity at two London airports.

Utah man crashes plane into his own home after being arrested for assault of his wife
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Utah man crashes plane into his own home after being arrested for assault of his wife

Aug 13th 2018, 10:28 PM 33,654 Views 21 Comments

The pilot, Duane Youd, died

PHOTOS: Check out these great shots from the Bray Air Display
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PHOTOS: Check out these great shots from the Bray Air Display

Jul 29th 2018, 5:14 PM 37,700 Views 12 Comments

The second day of the event is taking place in Co Wicklow.

Aer Lingus is facing a union showdown over staff profit-sharing demands
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Aer Lingus is facing a union showdown over staff profit-sharing demands

Jul 15th 2018, 1:00 PM 16,032 Views 22 Comments

After agreeing pay increases with the airline, staff representatives are pushing for a piece of the pie.

Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'
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Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'

Jun 18th 2018, 3:04 PM 100,276 Views 94 Comments

Niall Harrington and his friends were on their way to Ibiza for a stag party.

Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom
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Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom

Jun 12th 2018, 12:59 PM 12,783 Views 19 Comments

Passengers on the aircraft diverted to Shannon were asked to provide handwriting samples as part of the investigation.

One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies
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One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies

May 22nd 2018, 4:25 PM 9,835 Views 6 Comments

The death toll is now 111.

'I lived for every flight' - Aer Lingus marks sixty years of transatlantic travel
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'I lived for every flight' - Aer Lingus marks sixty years of transatlantic travel

Apr 28th 2018, 12:00 PM 26,267 Views 25 Comments

Early flights were populated mostly with those emigrating from Ireland.

British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'
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British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'

Jan 20th 2018, 4:32 PM 38,872 Views 27 Comments

The flight departed several hours late from Gatwick on Thursday.

Turkish plane comes just metres from skidding into the sea
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Turkish plane comes just metres from skidding into the sea

Jan 14th 2018, 12:58 PM 53,615 Views 24 Comments

There were no injuries.

Aircraft set alight after two planes collide at Toronto Airport
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Aircraft set alight after two planes collide at Toronto Airport

Jan 6th 2018, 2:10 PM 34,774 Views 22 Comments

Panicked shouts and cries were audible onboard one of the planes in an Instagram video.

Indian airline grounds pilots over allegations they had a fight and both stormed out of cockpit mid-flight
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Indian airline grounds pilots over allegations they had a fight and both stormed out of cockpit mid-flight

Jan 4th 2018, 8:39 AM 12,354 Views 15 Comments

324 passengers were on board.

Ryanair will also recognise cabin crew unions
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Ryanair will also recognise cabin crew unions

Dec 19th 2017, 1:51 PM 13,171 Views 66 Comments

The company announced last week it would be recognising pilot unions.

Ryanair has delayed the introduction of its new stricter cabin bag rules
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Ryanair has delayed the introduction of its new stricter cabin bag rules

Oct 24th 2017, 12:50 PM 27,969 Views 47 Comments

The new changes will now take effect in January.

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