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#Airlines

# airlines - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Flying could be about to get way more comfortable
# Legroom
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# Legroom

Flying could be about to get way more comfortable

Oct 5th 2014, 4:00 PM 41,914 Views 25 Comments

Even in economy.

# airlines - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards
# Winners
From TheJournal.ie
# Winners

Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards

Oct 1st 2014, 9:05 PM 13,881 Views 35 Comments

This is the first time an Irish airport has won this award and judges singled it out because of its success in ending five years of “seemingly interminable decline”.

# airlines - Thursday 4 September, 2014

MH17 crash report on what brought down plane over Ukraine due next week
# Investigation
From TheJournal.ie
# Investigation

MH17 crash report on what brought down plane over Ukraine due next week

Sep 4th 2014, 10:16 AM 7,466 Views 96 Comments

The highly-anticipated first report will be released by the Dutch Safety Board on Tuesday.

# airlines - Friday 29 August, 2014

Which industry did Irish consumers complain about most in 2013?
# Kick Up A Fuss
From TheJournal.ie
# Kick Up A Fuss

Which industry did Irish consumers complain about most in 2013?

Aug 29th 2014, 10:18 PM 20,992 Views 8 Comments

No prizes…

# airlines - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Airline responds to customer complaint with worst apology letter ever
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

Airline responds to customer complaint with worst apology letter ever

Jul 31st 2014, 5:07 PM 10,100 Views 0 Comments

[Insert apology here]

# airlines - Friday 18 July, 2014

One of the most crucial air routes in the world cuts through Ukrainian airspace
# Mh17
From TheJournal.ie
# Mh17

One of the most crucial air routes in the world cuts through Ukrainian airspace

Jul 18th 2014, 6:05 AM 20,730 Views 38 Comments

The area is now a no-fly zone after last night’s crash.

# airlines - Thursday 17 July, 2014

East Ukraine airspace has been closed until further notice
# Mh17
From TheJournal.ie
# Mh17

East Ukraine airspace has been closed until further notice

Jul 17th 2014, 9:26 PM 11,666 Views 47 Comments

Aer Lingus and Ryanair confirm they do not fly over Ukrainian air space and flights are not impacted by the restrictions.

# airlines - Friday 4 July, 2014

Aer Lingus growing strongly, but they've still carried less in 2014 than Ryanair did last month
# On The Up
From TheJournal.ie
# On The Up

Aer Lingus growing strongly, but they've still carried less in 2014 than Ryanair did last month

Jul 4th 2014, 10:01 AM 8,704 Views 46 Comments

All in all, both airlines customer numbers are going in the right direction.

# airlines - Monday 30 June, 2014

Ryanair's No. 2 is stepping down, but they've got a replacement already lined up
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
From TheJournal.ie
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

Ryanair's No. 2 is stepping down, but they've got a replacement already lined up

Jun 30th 2014, 11:23 AM 11,872 Views 12 Comments

Current finance director Neil Sorahan is taking over from Howard Millar.

# airlines - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Last opportunity' to resolve Aer Lingus pension dispute
# Sky High
From TheJournal.ie
# Sky High

'Last opportunity' to resolve Aer Lingus pension dispute

Jun 27th 2014, 6:50 PM 14,263 Views 27 Comments

The company says that its decision to accept the hit will defuse the risk of future strikes.

# airlines - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Etihad Airways to acquire half of Alitalia
# Airlines
From TheJournal.ie
# Airlines

Etihad Airways to acquire half of Alitalia

Jun 25th 2014, 10:42 AM 3,917 Views 4 Comments

Deal between debt-laden Italian airline and Etihad is subject to regulator approval.

France strike wreaks havoc on airline schedules as flights delayed for up to 5 hours
# Flight Delays
From TheJournal.ie
# Flight Delays

France strike wreaks havoc on airline schedules as flights delayed for up to 5 hours

Jun 25th 2014, 10:10 AM 5,796 Views 25 Comments

Ryanair has cancelled about 240 flights today.

# airlines - Monday 16 June, 2014

€780mn airport pension hole: Expert panel urges Aer Lingus and DAA to pay more
# Plugging The Gap
From TheJournal.ie
# Plugging The Gap

€780mn airport pension hole: Expert panel urges Aer Lingus and DAA to pay more

Jun 16th 2014, 2:27 PM 6,223 Views 17 Comments

The plan may face problems being passed by Aer Lingus shareholders, however.

# airlines - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

What's the world's most popular international airline?
# Flying High
From TheJournal.ie
# Flying High

What's the world's most popular international airline?

Jun 10th 2014, 12:44 PM 22,359 Views 74 Comments

The answer might surprise you.

# airlines - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today
# Let's Talk
From TheJournal.ie
# Let's Talk

Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today

Jun 4th 2014, 8:28 AM 6,284 Views 74 Comments

The removal of discounted flight privileges will be raised at today’s meeting.

# airlines - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Are enough airline staff being trained to identify trafficking victims?
# Action Plan
From TheJournal.ie
# Action Plan

Are enough airline staff being trained to identify trafficking victims?

Apr 10th 2014, 10:45 AM 6,961 Views 15 Comments

Irish airlines are being encouraged to use the online training resource, developed by the Justice Department.

# airlines - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Pilot error 'probable cause' of fatal San Francisco crash
# Flight 214
From TheJournal.ie
# Flight 214

Pilot error 'probable cause' of fatal San Francisco crash

Apr 1st 2014, 9:33 AM 20,967 Views 10 Comments

The airline had previously defended both pilots.

# airlines - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Mark Little: Journalists filled in gaps on MH370 plane with 'baseless speculation'
# Journalism
From TheJournal.ie
# Journalism

Mark Little: Journalists filled in gaps on MH370 plane with 'baseless speculation'

Mar 26th 2014, 7:45 AM 12,904 Views 28 Comments

The founder of Storyful was critical of how broadcasters filled programmes with discussion and conspiracy theories in lieu of facts.

# airlines - Friday 21 March, 2014

Ratings agency S&P is a Ryanair fan, praising ‘industry-leading operating efficiency’
# Thumbs Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Thumbs Up

Ratings agency S&P is a Ryanair fan, praising ‘industry-leading operating efficiency’

Mar 21st 2014, 7:56 AM 5,491 Views 10 Comments

The ratings agency did however note Ryanair’s ‘reputation for providing less customer-friendly services than some of its peers’.

# airlines - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair's legal fees over strike injunction
# Legal Fees
From TheJournal.ie
# Legal Fees

SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair's legal fees over strike injunction

Mar 19th 2014, 1:19 PM 10,020 Views 45 Comments

Justice Gilligan placed a stay on the ruling subject to a full hearing on the issues around the strike.

# airlines - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Malaysia under fire over 'chaotic' search for missing jet
# Mystery
From TheJournal.ie
# Mystery

Malaysia under fire over 'chaotic' search for missing jet

Mar 12th 2014, 9:20 PM 15,447 Views 22 Comments

Malaysia’s Transport Minister said that the country will “never give up hope”.

# airlines - Monday 3 March, 2014

Ryanair's new marketing man: We want to make it better for customers
# Dmx Dublin
From TheJournal.ie
# Dmx Dublin

Ryanair's new marketing man: We want to make it better for customers

Mar 3rd 2014, 6:09 PM 21,707 Views 41 Comments

Kenny Jacobs will tell DMX Dublin conference next week about plans to make the company a ‘digital leader’.

# airlines - Monday 10 February, 2014

Where's Richard Bruton this week? Singapore apparently
# Building Bridges
From TheJournal.ie
# Building Bridges

Where's Richard Bruton this week? Singapore apparently

Feb 10th 2014, 11:44 AM 5,623 Views 11 Comments

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation is on the first ever joint trade mission of ministers from the Republic, Northern Ireland and the UK.

# airlines - Thursday 30 January, 2014

This airline's new in-flight safety video is a lesson in 80s nostalgia
# 80s Flashback
From The Daily Edge
# 80s Flashback

This airline's new in-flight safety video is a lesson in 80s nostalgia

Jan 30th 2014, 6:42 PM 1,738 Views 3 Comments

Watch out for Alf, Teddy Ruxpin, and lots of hairspray.

# airlines - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Thomas Cook Irish closure could impact on prices say travel agents
# Thomas Cook
From TheJournal.ie
# Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook Irish closure could impact on prices say travel agents

Jan 16th 2014, 6:37 PM 8,473 Views 23 Comments

The ITAA say that a reduction in capacity and an increase in demand will result from the closure and have encouraged travellers to seek best prices.

# airlines - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Ryanair launch group booking as it targets large travelling parties
# Ryanair
From TheJournal.ie
# Ryanair

Ryanair launch group booking as it targets large travelling parties

Jan 15th 2014, 3:09 PM 17,362 Views 20 Comments

Other airlines already offer the service but Ryanair is following suit and promises that a new corporate travel product is also in the works.

# airlines - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Aer Lingus passenger numbers fall slightly, but sees 12% jump in long-haul
# Air Travel
From TheJournal.ie
# Air Travel

Aer Lingus passenger numbers fall slightly, but sees 12% jump in long-haul

Jan 7th 2014, 8:38 AM 3,935 Views 27 Comments

Figures release today show that 733,000 passengers flew with the airline last month.

# airlines - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Irish passengers diverted from Stansted Airport after technical problem
# Diverted
From TheJournal.ie
# Diverted

Irish passengers diverted from Stansted Airport after technical problem

Dec 10th 2013, 12:06 PM 9,700 Views 10 Comments

Ryanair passengers flying from Dublin, Shannon and Cork were diverted to London Gatwick and East Midlands Airport.

# airlines - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down 5 per cent in November
# Aviation
From TheJournal.ie
# Aviation

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down 5 per cent in November

Dec 5th 2013, 9:27 AM 3,814 Views 24 Comments

The company had signalled the drop in passengers last month, with long haul passenger numbers dropping 6.9 per cent.

# airlines - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Aer Lingus crew at Shannon Airport back LRC deal in staffing dispute
# Deal
From TheJournal.ie
# Deal

Aer Lingus crew at Shannon Airport back LRC deal in staffing dispute

Nov 20th 2013, 4:26 PM 6,422 Views 10 Comments

The deal will see five crew operating the new smaller transatlantic services with a review of operations due next summer.

# airlines - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Electronic device use permitted on US flights, but what about Irish flights?
# In Flight
From TheJournal.ie
# In Flight

Electronic device use permitted on US flights, but what about Irish flights?

Nov 2nd 2013, 5:00 PM 11,641 Views 23 Comments

Passengers on US flights will be allowed use laptops, tablets, mobiles and smart phones throughout the duration of their flight.

# airlines - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle
# Winter Schedule
From TheJournal.ie
# Winter Schedule

Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle

Oct 29th 2013, 8:20 AM 13,282 Views 45 Comments

The airline also announced the addition of 10,000 seats to London Southend due to increased popularity with the route.

# airlines - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Good news for airlines: Air Travel Tax to be scrapped next year
# Budget 2014
From TheJournal.ie
# Budget 2014

Good news for airlines: Air Travel Tax to be scrapped next year

Oct 15th 2013, 3:03 PM 9,564 Views 23 Comments

The current rate of tax means airlines have to pay €3 for every passenger departing from an airport.

# airlines - Thursday 22 August, 2013

The Guide to Long Haul Flights
# Sponsored By Emirates
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Emirates

The Guide to Long Haul Flights

Aug 22nd 2013, 3:53 PM 26,789 Views 29 Comments

Planning on taking some holidays? Read this before you jet off.

# airlines - Friday 16 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 16th 2013, 9:01 PM 7,782 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about poor hygiene in hospitals, home births and students cheating in the Leaving Cert.

# airlines - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Howlin: Conditions are not right for selling our stake in Aer Lingus
# NOT FOR SALE
From TheJournal.ie
# NOT FOR SALE

Howlin: Conditions are not right for selling our stake in Aer Lingus

Jun 20th 2013, 8:19 AM 3,161 Views 28 Comments

Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Brendan Howlin told an Oireachtas committee that “optimal conditions do not exist” for disposing of the government’s 25 per cent stake.

# airlines - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Ryanair creeps closer to 80m annual passengers after positive May
# Taking Off
From TheJournal.ie
# Taking Off

Ryanair creeps closer to 80m annual passengers after positive May

Jun 4th 2013, 7:59 PM 8,239 Views 63 Comments

The budget airline says it carried 5 per cent more passengers in May 2013 than in 2012, leading to an annual increase.

# airlines - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Aer Lingus to seek 100 voluntary redundancies by end of 2013
# Jobswatch
From TheJournal.ie
# Jobswatch

Aer Lingus to seek 100 voluntary redundancies by end of 2013

Apr 25th 2013, 9:12 AM 5,703 Views 33 Comments

The airline says increasing losses – of €45.5 million in the first quarter of 2013 – highlight the need to cut staff.

# airlines - Monday 22 April, 2013

Strike action sees Lufthansa flights cancelled across Europe
# Strike
From TheJournal.ie
# Strike

Strike action sees Lufthansa flights cancelled across Europe

Apr 22nd 2013, 10:08 AM 4,112 Views 12 Comments

Dozens of flights to and from Ireland and the UK have been affected, with Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf and Hamburg airports all targeted by the strikes.

# airlines - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

'Pay as you weigh': Airline to charge passengers based on body weight
# Pay Per Pound
From TheJournal.ie
# Pay Per Pound

'Pay as you weigh': Airline to charge passengers based on body weight

Apr 2nd 2013, 1:09 PM 29,950 Views 129 Comments

Samoa Air, which operates only two small aircraft, will ask passengers to pay fares based on their weight.