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#Airlines

# airlines - Sunday 5 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 5th 2017, 8:45 AM 49,316 Views 40 Comments

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

# airlines - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 22nd 2016, 5:55 PM 12,092 Views 8 Comments

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

# airlines - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 25th 2016, 7:54 PM 16,623 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Most consumer complaints are about flight cancellations and lost luggage

Aug 31st 2016, 6:00 AM 7,901 Views 3 Comments

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

# airlines - Monday 25 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 25th 2016, 8:27 PM 63,066 Views 123 Comments

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

# airlines - Monday 23 May, 2016

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

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

May 23rd 2016, 8:22 PM 20,559 Views 36 Comments

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

# airlines - Monday 1 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 1st 2016, 8:41 AM 14,550 Views 42 Comments

Passenger numbers grew to almost 25 million.

# airlines - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

11 ridiculously luxurious pictures of first class plane food
# Flying First Class
From The Daily Edge
# Flying First Class

11 ridiculously luxurious pictures of first class plane food

Jan 5th 2016, 8:15 PM 13,093 Views 9 Comments

*voms with jealousy*

# airlines - Sunday 27 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 27th 2015, 8:15 AM 34,964 Views 22 Comments

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

# airlines - Monday 2 November, 2015

China has built this plane to go head-to-head with Boeing and Airbus
# No Peking
From TheJournal.ie
# No Peking

China has built this plane to go head-to-head with Boeing and Airbus

Nov 2nd 2015, 2:29 PM 28,349 Views 66 Comments

All hail the C919.

Extra routes, new bases and a price war: Ryanair reveals its plans for winter
# Prepare For Takeoff
From TheJournal.ie
# Prepare For Takeoff

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

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:39 AM 23,683 Views 39 Comments

Michael O’Leary had some tough talk for rivals.

# airlines - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 14th 2015, 5:26 PM 20,590 Views 96 Comments

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

# airlines - Friday 25 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 25th 2015, 5:41 PM 17,292 Views 30 Comments

And Yankee Stadium isn’t too far behind either.

# airlines - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 19th 2015, 11:47 AM 11,531 Views 7 Comments

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

# airlines - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

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

These are the 10 best airlines in the world

Jun 17th 2015, 1:06 PM 41,153 Views 36 Comments

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

# airlines - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone
# Crowd Pleaser
From TheJournal.ie
# Crowd Pleaser

Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone

May 27th 2015, 10:22 PM 48,938 Views 38 Comments

Your move, Ryanair…

How Willie wooed the government on Aer Lingus - and what happens next
# The Saga Continues
From TheJournal.ie
# The Saga Continues

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

May 27th 2015, 1:59 PM 12,283 Views 94 Comments

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

# airlines - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

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

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

May 26th 2015, 10:30 AM 16,411 Views 49 Comments

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

# airlines - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:49 PM 9,093 Views 15 Comments

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.

# airlines - Thursday 16 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 16th 2015, 3:08 PM 24,624 Views 55 Comments

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

# airlines - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 7th 2015, 4:14 PM 26,487 Views 19 Comments

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

# airlines - Saturday 4 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 4th 2015, 9:00 PM 79,503 Views 80 Comments

Hundreds of airlines are banned from European airspace.

# airlines - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?'
# Sell Sell Sell
From TheJournal.ie
# Sell Sell Sell

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?'

Apr 2nd 2015, 1:55 PM 21,104 Views 58 Comments

Timmy Dooley says “slick PR” has created an inevitability about the Aer Lingus sale.

# airlines - Monday 30 March, 2015

The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety
# Disaster
From TheJournal.ie
# Disaster

The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety

Mar 30th 2015, 11:40 AM 12,376 Views 28 Comments

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz apparently locked the captain out of the cockpit before crashing the Germanwings flight.

# airlines - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Aer Lingus and Ryanair rules require two people in cockpit at all times
# Just So You Know
From TheJournal.ie
# Just So You Know

Aer Lingus and Ryanair rules require two people in cockpit at all times

Mar 26th 2015, 8:06 PM 34,828 Views 78 Comments

Meanwhile, Easyjet is changing its policy in the wake of this week’s Germanwings crash tragedy.

# airlines - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Ryanair is ringing the changes - but it will keep the 'Sex Pistols attitude'
# Anarchy In The Air
From TheJournal.ie
# Anarchy In The Air

Ryanair is ringing the changes - but it will keep the 'Sex Pistols attitude'

Mar 3rd 2015, 1:27 PM 17,807 Views 23 Comments

New uniforms, new planes, new menu – it’s all happening.

# airlines - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Two turbulent weeks cost Europe's second-biggest airline a whopping €425 million
# Merde
From TheJournal.ie
# Merde

Two turbulent weeks cost Europe's second-biggest airline a whopping €425 million

Feb 19th 2015, 9:30 AM 13,720 Views 15 Comments

Air France-KLM was hammered by last year’s pilot strike.

# airlines - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Ryanair is off the hook for millions in Irish air travel taxes
# Keepsies No Backsies
From TheJournal.ie
# Keepsies No Backsies

Ryanair is off the hook for millions in Irish air travel taxes

Feb 5th 2015, 12:09 PM 15,342 Views 18 Comments

Low-cost airline: 1. European Commission: 0.

# airlines - Monday 2 February, 2015

Ryanair is basically running like a massive cash machine
# License To Print It
From TheJournal.ie
# License To Print It

Ryanair is basically running like a massive cash machine

Feb 2nd 2015, 9:07 AM 16,686 Views 21 Comments

The airline has promised to pass on savings from cheap fuel to its customers through lower fares.

# airlines - Friday 30 January, 2015

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland
# Cold War Tactics?
From TheJournal.ie
# Cold War Tactics?

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

Jan 30th 2015, 5:12 PM 36,367 Views 234 Comments

The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.

# airlines - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Fly to Australia for €200? Not with Ryanair you won't
# It Ain't Happening
From TheJournal.ie
# It Ain't Happening

Fly to Australia for €200? Not with Ryanair you won't

Jan 22nd 2015, 12:28 PM 24,808 Views 38 Comments

The low-cost airline is looking to provide connections for long-haul carriers, but won’t be flying long distance itself anytime soon…

# airlines - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Ryanair fined for bad customer service... How's that 'nice' thing going for you Michael?
# Not So Nicely
From TheJournal.ie
# Not So Nicely

Ryanair fined for bad customer service... How's that 'nice' thing going for you Michael?

Jan 20th 2015, 4:51 PM 26,215 Views 57 Comments

The airline – which has been going through a ‘nice-over’ – will appeal the Italian ruling.

# airlines - Monday 5 January, 2015

Michael O'Leary's piece of Ryanair was worth half a BILLION today as shares hit a new high
# Flying High
From TheJournal.ie
# Flying High

Michael O'Leary's piece of Ryanair was worth half a BILLION today as shares hit a new high

Jan 5th 2015, 2:50 PM 21,191 Views 79 Comments

It’s a good time to be the boss.

# airlines - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Seven AirAsia bodies recovered - but the weather's still hampering recovery
# Tragedy
From TheJournal.ie
# Tragedy

Seven AirAsia bodies recovered - but the weather's still hampering recovery

Dec 31st 2014, 1:00 PM 10,239 Views 0 Comments

The flight crashed in the Java Sea earlier this week.

# airlines - Friday 5 December, 2014

Aer Lingus's CEO is going to be the new boss of Malaysia Airlines
# Christoph Mueller
From TheJournal.ie
# Christoph Mueller

Aer Lingus's CEO is going to be the new boss of Malaysia Airlines

Dec 5th 2014, 12:24 PM 14,196 Views 35 Comments

He previously occupied top positions at German flag carrier Lufthansa and the former Belgian carrier Sabena.

# airlines - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Ryanair should clock over 90m passengers this year. That means some tidy profits
# Nice Little Earner
From TheJournal.ie
# Nice Little Earner

Ryanair should clock over 90m passengers this year. That means some tidy profits

Dec 4th 2014, 4:12 PM 12,436 Views 41 Comments

The company was worth over €13 billion on the share market today for the first time ever.

# airlines - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Malaysia Airlines forced to apologise for questionable tweet
# Backlash
From TheJournal.ie
# Backlash

Malaysia Airlines forced to apologise for questionable tweet

Nov 29th 2014, 1:50 PM 20,753 Views 16 Comments

The airline is struggling to deal with the loss of two passenger flights in 2014.

# airlines - Friday 24 October, 2014

Ever accidentally bought travel insurance from Ryanair? Those days are over
# Confused No More
From TheJournal.ie
# Confused No More

Ever accidentally bought travel insurance from Ryanair? Those days are over

Oct 24th 2014, 1:21 PM 16,259 Views 25 Comments

The budget airline has changed how insurance information is presented on its website.

# airlines - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Irish airports will get 1.8m more passengers this year, but regional hubs are missing out
# We Are Not Amused
From TheJournal.ie
# We Are Not Amused

Irish airports will get 1.8m more passengers this year, but regional hubs are missing out

Oct 23rd 2014, 5:25 PM 13,589 Views 55 Comments

It was good enough for the Queen, but Cork Airport hasn’t been getting any love from those extra punters.

# airlines - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Why is aeroplane food so bad?
# Chicken Or Beef
From TheJournal.ie
# Chicken Or Beef

Why is aeroplane food so bad?

Oct 18th 2014, 6:30 PM 32,028 Views 47 Comments

It’s more to do with science, than anything else.