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Dublin: 19 °C Thursday 13 August, 2020

#Airlines

# airlines - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Ireland stands alone in Europe with travel restrictions, says Aer Lingus chief Covid-19 Committee

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

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

From TheJournal.ie DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging' Covid Committee

DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'

According to the DAA, travel to the 15 Green list countries represented only 9% of their traffic in 2019.

# airlines - Friday 10 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly Health Guidelines

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

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

# airlines - Saturday 4 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Quarantine to remain as ministers put travel 'green list' on hold beyond 9 July Air Bridges

Quarantine to remain as ministers put travel 'green list' on hold beyond 9 July

The ‘green list’ is expected to be published on 20 July.

# airlines - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights Summer Holidays

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

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

# airlines - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,200 flights in and out of Beijing cancelled as it aims to halt Covid-19 spread Outbreak

Over 1,200 flights in and out of Beijing cancelled as it aims to halt Covid-19 spread

The Chinese capital has enacted a number of measures to limit travel in and out of the city.

# airlines - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Leading US airlines say passengers who don't wear face coverings may not be allowed to fly Travel

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

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

# airlines - Thursday 4 June, 2020

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

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

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

# airlines - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie EU says airlines must refund customers for cancelled flights, and vouchers won't do European Commission

EU says airlines must refund customers for cancelled flights, and vouchers won't do

Under EU rules, travellers have the right to choose between vouchers or cash reimbursement.

# airlines - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair expects flights to be grounded from today and warns it could last until May Grounded

Ryanair expects flights to be grounded from today and warns it could last until May

Ryanair has offered its planes for rescue flights and for the transport of medicine.

# airlines - Monday 16 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney: There is little certainty 'beyond Friday' about where planes will be flying to Coronavirus

Simon Coveney: There is little certainty 'beyond Friday' about where planes will be flying to

The Tánaiste said that flights between Ireland and the UK would not be shut down.

# airlines - Friday 13 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair and Aer Lingus remove flight change fees for period due to Covid-19 Coronavirus

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

Both companies confirmed they will lift the fees from today.

# airlines - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights Grounded

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

# airlines - Friday 23 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Unions fear more than 500 job losses as Ryanair to close four Spanish bases Airlines

Unions fear more than 500 job losses as Ryanair to close four Spanish bases

A Spanish union accused Ryanair of “dismantling” its operations in the country.

# airlines - Monday 22 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish airport complaints rose by 56% in 2018 Aviation Anger

Irish airport complaints rose by 56% in 2018

The airline and airport regulator has struggled to cope with the volume of complaints.

# airlines - Thursday 20 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Some female pilots have to 'choose between terminating pregnancy or quitting' Bogus Self-employment

Some female pilots have to 'choose between terminating pregnancy or quitting'

Ialpa today said that female pilots in bogus self-employment are not guaranteed a job when they return after having a baby.

# airlines - Thursday 17 January, 2019

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.

# airlines - Saturday 22 December, 2018

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.

# airlines - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

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.

# airlines - Monday 1 October, 2018

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.

# airlines - Thursday 20 September, 2018

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.

# airlines - Sunday 22 July, 2018

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.

# airlines - Saturday 21 July, 2018

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.

# airlines - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

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.

# airlines - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

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.

# airlines - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

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.

# airlines - Monday 2 October, 2017

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”.

# airlines - Thursday 7 September, 2017

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.

# airlines - Saturday 29 July, 2017

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.

# airlines - Thursday 27 July, 2017

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.

# airlines - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

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”.

# airlines - Thursday 6 April, 2017

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.

# airlines - Sunday 5 March, 2017

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.

# airlines - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge Aer Lingus gave Norwegian Air a masterclass in sass on Twitter this evening Cheers You're Grand

# airlines - Sunday 5 February, 2017

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.

# airlines - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

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.

# airlines - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

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”.

# airlines - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

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.

# airlines - Monday 25 July, 2016

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.

# airlines - Monday 23 May, 2016

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.

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