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#Air Travel

# air-travel - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Blocking middle seats on planes reduces virus risk by half, study suggests
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Blocking middle seats on planes reduces virus risk by half, study suggests

Apr 15th 2021, 8:06 AM 16,717 Views 41 Comments

Airlines don’t agree, they argue that filters and air-flow systems on most planes make them safe when passengers wear face masks.

# air-travel - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

CSO figures show a 91% drop in Irish air passenger numbers by the end of 2020
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CSO figures show a 91% drop in Irish air passenger numbers by the end of 2020

Apr 14th 2021, 1:11 PM 6,158 Views 14 Comments

All routes in and out of Ireland saw a drop of 91% at the end of 2020.

# air-travel - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Ryanair to operate ‘few, if any' flights to and from Ireland and UK from 21 January
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Ryanair to operate ‘few, if any' flights to and from Ireland and UK from 21 January

Jan 7th 2021, 1:59 PM 22,401 Views 22 Comments

The airline expects to carry under 1.25 million passengers this month.

# air-travel - Friday 25 December, 2020

US to require travellers from UK to have negative Covid-19 test before their flight
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US to require travellers from UK to have negative Covid-19 test before their flight

Dec 25th 2020, 3:40 PM 12,803 Views 15 Comments

Airlines must deny boarding to any passenger who does not get a test, US authorities said.

# air-travel - Monday 7 December, 2020

'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel
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'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel

Dec 7th 2020, 6:58 PM 145,368 Views 76 Comments

The chief medical officer said the advice was still to avoid non-essential air travel this Christmas season.

# air-travel - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Covid-19 transmission aboard flight into Ireland linked to 59 cases during the summer
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Covid-19 transmission aboard flight into Ireland linked to 59 cases during the summer

Oct 25th 2020, 1:59 PM 70,036 Views 69 Comments

The outbreak occurred despite low levels of occupancy aboard the flight from the Middle East to Ireland during the summer.

# air-travel - Thursday 22 October, 2020

EU traffic light system for international travel to commence in November
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EU traffic light system for international travel to commence in November

Oct 22nd 2020, 5:07 PM 45,219 Views 21 Comments

Cabinet agreed to align Ireland with the EU traffic light system.

# air-travel - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Ryanair to close its Cork and Shannon bases for the winter
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Ryanair to close its Cork and Shannon bases for the winter

Oct 15th 2020, 7:39 AM 37,492 Views 65 Comments

Michael O’Leary said the cuts to its bases had been “forced upon us by government mismanagement of EU air travel”.

# air-travel - Monday 12 October, 2020

The Green List is now empty and all arriving passengers should restrict their movements
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The Green List is now empty and all arriving passengers should restrict their movements

Oct 12th 2020, 6:45 AM 41,966 Views 43 Comments

The updated list comes into effect from today.

# air-travel - Thursday 24 September, 2020

The Green List has been cut to just four countries - and Liechtenstein is now one of them
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The Green List has been cut to just four countries - and Liechtenstein is now one of them

Sep 24th 2020, 7:45 PM 56,899 Views 45 Comments

The new Green List will contain Cyprus, Finland, Latvia and Liechtenstein.

# air-travel - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Green List: Germany and Poland among countries added as Greece, Italy and Norway removed
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Green List: Germany and Poland among countries added as Greece, Italy and Norway removed

Updated Sep 17th 2020, 3:49 PM 110,188 Views 108 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs provided an update on the new Green List countries this afternoon.

# air-travel - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Government will 'broadly support' new EU approach to air travel as Green List set to be updated on Monday
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Government will 'broadly support' new EU approach to air travel as Green List set to be updated on Monday

Updated Sep 15th 2020, 4:18 PM 83,872 Views 49 Comments

The government provided details on the new arrangements for air travel at a press conference today.

# air-travel - Monday 14 September, 2020

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 18,434 Views 45 Comments

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

# air-travel - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Irish government aiming to allow people to travel abroad to visit loved ones for Christmas
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Irish government aiming to allow people to travel abroad to visit loved ones for Christmas

Sep 9th 2020, 9:53 AM 95,186 Views 104 Comments

Leo Varadkar told RTÉ’s Morning Ireland that Ireland may lose travel connectivity “for up to 4 years” if “strict” travel rules are not relaxed.

# air-travel - Friday 4 September, 2020

14-day travel restrictions could be waived under government's new Covid roadmap
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14-day travel restrictions could be waived under government's new Covid roadmap

Sep 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 58,534 Views 36 Comments

Ministers are concerned Ireland has the most restrictive travel rules in Europe in the run up to Christmas.

# air-travel - Monday 27 July, 2020

'A second wave of Covid-19 is our biggest fear': Ryanair posts €185 million loss for first quarter of 2020
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'A second wave of Covid-19 is our biggest fear': Ryanair posts €185 million loss for first quarter of 2020

Jul 27th 2020, 7:03 AM 19,554 Views 19 Comments

Passenger numbers at the airline fell by 99% during its first three months of the year.

# air-travel - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Mandatory quarantine for those arriving into Ireland 'not workable' says Leo Varadkar
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Mandatory quarantine for those arriving into Ireland 'not workable' says Leo Varadkar

Updated Jul 2nd 2020, 12:00 PM 105,318 Views 195 Comments

Air bridges with other countries will be discussed by the Cabinet next Monday.

# air-travel - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Face coverings to be made compulsory on public transport
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Face coverings to be made compulsory on public transport

Jun 24th 2020, 10:09 PM 50,491 Views 189 Comments

The recommendation will go before Cabinet ministers tomorrow.

# air-travel - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

'Some people may be snobbish': Leo Varadkar defends using Mean Girls quote in his Covid speech
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'Some people may be snobbish': Leo Varadkar defends using Mean Girls quote in his Covid speech

Jun 23rd 2020, 10:44 PM 83,481 Views 131 Comments

Varadkar also cautioned about lifting air travel restrictions during the interview.

Report to Government recommends lifting quarantine and air travel restrictions by 1 July
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Report to Government recommends lifting quarantine and air travel restrictions by 1 July

Jun 23rd 2020, 4:27 PM 39,848 Views 81 Comments

A final report from the Taskforce for Aviation Recovery is due on 10 July.

# air-travel - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Leading US airlines say passengers who don't wear face coverings may not be allowed to fly
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Leading US airlines say passengers who don't wear face coverings may not be allowed to fly

Jun 16th 2020, 8:40 AM 8,366 Views 19 Comments

Airlines said they will be “vigorously” enforcing face covering policies throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

# air-travel - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas?
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Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas?

May 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 42,381 Views 91 Comments

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary made a number of claims about Covid-19 and air travel on radio this week.

# air-travel - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Four in five Ryanair passengers in UK still waiting on refunds on flights cancelled since March, survey finds
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Four in five Ryanair passengers in UK still waiting on refunds on flights cancelled since March, survey finds

May 28th 2020, 6:59 AM 20,769 Views 54 Comments

Ryanair said that customers “will be refunded in due course, once this unprecedented crisis is over”.

# air-travel - Monday 18 May, 2020

Ryanair expects passenger numbers to fall by nearly 50% this year
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Ryanair expects passenger numbers to fall by nearly 50% this year

May 18th 2020, 11:00 AM 13,697 Views 33 Comments

The low-cost airline is preparing to lose €200 million in the first quarter as a result of Covid-19.

# air-travel - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Ireland signs letter to European Commission calling for airlines to be allowed refund passengers with vouchers
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Ireland signs letter to European Commission calling for airlines to be allowed refund passengers with vouchers

Apr 29th 2020, 10:52 PM 71,035 Views 173 Comments

A joint letter has called on the commission to temporarily change the law around airline refunds.

'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 20,338 Views 53 Comments

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

# air-travel - Friday 6 December, 2019

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

Dec 6th 2019, 8:49 AM 7,759 Views 29 Comments

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

# air-travel - Friday 12 April, 2019

Laws limiting the freedom of Irish visa-holders to travel home abolished
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Laws limiting the freedom of Irish visa-holders to travel home abolished

Apr 12th 2019, 3:46 PM 23,252 Views 17 Comments

Over 40,000 people are expected to benefit from this change in legislation.

# air-travel - Monday 1 October, 2018

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

Oct 1st 2018, 1:04 PM 25,407 Views 61 Comments

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

# air-travel - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Ryanair cabin crew are pushing ahead with 'the biggest strike in the company's history'
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Ryanair cabin crew are pushing ahead with 'the biggest strike in the company's history'

Sep 13th 2018, 10:48 AM 42,224 Views 37 Comments

Staff across mainland Europe will stage a stoppage on 28 September.

# air-travel - Monday 23 July, 2018

Ryanair issues warning about job losses amid ongoing pilot strike actions
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Ryanair issues warning about job losses amid ongoing pilot strike actions

Jul 23rd 2018, 9:34 AM 31,278 Views 65 Comments

The airline’s profits dipped by 20% in the first quarter of the year.

# air-travel - Sunday 22 July, 2018

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 12:00 PM 24,741 Views 15 Comments

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

# air-travel - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Ryanair flight from Dublin suffers in-flight depressurisation before being diverted
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Ryanair flight from Dublin suffers in-flight depressurisation before being diverted

Jul 14th 2018, 10:30 AM 49,862 Views 69 Comments

The flight to Zadar was diverted to Frankfurt.

# air-travel - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Details of all air passengers travelling from Ireland could be sent to Europe and US under new laws
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Details of all air passengers travelling from Ireland could be sent to Europe and US under new laws

Feb 3rd 2018, 8:15 AM 27,332 Views 44 Comments

Ireland has to introduce new legislation to comply with an EU directive by May.

# air-travel - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

US-bound passengers on a number of airlines to face stricter security interviews from tomorrow
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US-bound passengers on a number of airlines to face stricter security interviews from tomorrow

Oct 25th 2017, 10:52 PM 23,893 Views 62 Comments

Carriers affected include Norwegian Air, Air France and Lufthansa.

# air-travel - Monday 18 September, 2017

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

Sep 18th 2017, 1:02 PM 37,387 Views 59 Comments

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

# air-travel - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports
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'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports

Mar 25th 2017, 10:40 AM 9,673 Views 25 Comments

Air carriers were offering a laptop stowage service as the ban comes into effect.

# air-travel - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

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

Dec 27th 2016, 4:37 PM 9,628 Views 10 Comments

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

# air-travel - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Green Army on the move: How Irish fans can get to Lyon
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# Long Long Way To Lyon

Green Army on the move: How Irish fans can get to Lyon

Jun 23rd 2016, 4:16 PM 16,015 Views 24 Comments

We’ve tracked the best routes in and out of Lyon to help you quickly plan your route.

# air-travel - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

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Fancy taking off like Robbie Brady? Well here's your chance to WIN a European getaway

Jun 22nd 2016, 5:40 PM 10,554 Views 1 Comment

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