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Elon Musk's SpaceX Starship to remain grounded after explosion probe
The company must comply to prevent a repeat of the spectacular explosion that marred its first orbital test flight.
People Before Profit propose ban on private jets in Irish airspace
The proposed legislation is aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions from aviation.
Aer Lingus website and app restored after suffering tech issues for two hours
The webiste and app were out of operation from approximately 11:30am to 1:30pm today.
Last-minute problem keeps SpaceX rocket grounded
Countdown was halted with just two minutes until lift-off at the Kennedy Space Centre.
US lifts flight restrictions that grounded thousands of early-morning departures
Flights were delayed or cancelled at multiple locations across the United States, leading to serious disruption.
Last year
Cullen: 'It's important that we're not getting carried away with ourselves'
Friday’s defeat of Gloucester saw Leinster take maximum points from their opening two Champions Cup fixtures.
SpaceX mission carrying DCU samples to the moon postponed by 24 hours
The samples are set to become the first Irish samples to reach the moon since the 1970s.
'I wouldn't be searching my name to see what people are saying about me'
Brighton and Ireland’s 18-year-old star, Evan Ferguson, staying focused as he bids to forge successful career.
Pat's league clash with Shelbourne called off as they remain stranded in Sofia after European heroics
Pat’s have been unable to source a charter flight back to Ireland, and won’t arrive back in Ireland until Sunday.
Covid-19 and industrial action in France blamed for cancelled weekend Aer Lingus flights
The cancellations by the airline include three return flights today and three return flights tomorrow.
Man charged with causing breach of the peace on board Ryanair flight
The man had been arrested last night.
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Aer Lingus cancels handful of European flights due to resourcing challenges
The Irish airline is liaising directly with affected customers.
Repatriation flight arranged for Irish citizens following flight suspensions in Morocco
Flights to and from Morocco have been suspended until at least 13 December over Omicron fears.
'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse
Many pilots have been laid off due to a lack of international travel during the pandemic.
Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse
“Alternative operations” for the Dublin – Kerry and Dublin – Donegal routes are yet to be confirmed, while the remaining routes will be accommodated by other airlines.
Aer Lingus lays off 129 Shannon staff members for three months without pay
The airline said the layoffs may be subject to further extension or change.
Flights and passenger ferries from Britain to Ireland suspended for 48 hours from midnight
Several countries have stopped travel from the UK as a new strain of coronavirus spreads.
Flights and passenger ferries from Britain to Ireland have been suspended over fears of the new coronavirus strain.
The restrictions will be reviewed by Cabinet in a meeting on Tuesday.
France is the latest country to join Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Italy in restricting flights from the UK.
Irish airports to receive €80 million support package to help them survive pandemic
The cash injection announced today represents an additional €48 million on that which was announced in the Budget last month.
Dustin Johnson eyes US PGA redemption
The American will take a one-shot lead into the final round as he seeks to atone for a near miss a decade ago.
'I’ve a new respect for how my parents work': Nguyen grounded as he targets Olympic shock
The Dubliner is on course to qualify for Tokyo and is intent on making his mark at the rescheduled Olympics
'Closed for business': Ryanair takes aim at travel quarantine as it cuts 1,000 Ireland-UK flights
The cut for August and September comes less than two weeks after Ryanair ramped up its flights for the summer.
CityJet's Dublin pilots to protest at airline's Irish HQ
Fórsa says it has put forward a range of proposals aimed at securing pilot roles in Dublin
Sevens speedster Kennedy waiting patiently for another tilt at Tokyo
Under very different circumstances, this weekend would have been the central focus of Ireland’s Sevens season.
'Unprecedent collapse' in overseas visitors as air and sea travel fall 99% in April
Just 16,100 people arrived in Ireland last month, according to the CSO.
Coronavirus: Ryanair to ground 90% of its fleet
The airline will operate 13 daily or weekly routes from Dublin.
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.
Ryanair cuts flights by over 80% from midnight, expects most flights grounded by next Tuesday
The airline is asking customers not to phone its call centres.
Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers
The airline has said it will contact affected passengers in the wake of the measure.
Prince William shows off juggling skills as he celebrates Galway's year as European Capital of Culture
Galway will see over 1,900 events across more than 150 projects during 2020.
British airline Flybe goes into administration; all its flights are cancelled
Any passengers due to fly with Flybe are being advised not to go to the airport unless they have an alternative flight arranged.
Boeing pushes expected 737 Max return until this summer, months later than anticipated
Boeing does not expected federal regulators to approve its changes to the 373 Max until the summer.
Boeing recommends using 737 Max simulator training before returning grounded planes to service
Two deadly crashes put the plane model out of action for months.
Boeing to suspend production of 737 MAX jets, putting future of plane in doubt
Boeing has said it will be a temporary suspension of production.
Boeing reports structural cracks in up to 50 of its 737 NG planes
Australia’s Qantas airline is the latest airline to ground its fleet of the 737 NG planes.
Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights
Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.
Cathay Pacific announces it is suspending its Dublin-Hong Kong service
The non-stop flights will be shelved from November until March 2020.
Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute
The carrier is currently locked in a pay dispute with its 4,300 pilots.
Brazil gang leader dresses up as daughter in jail escape bid
His plan was apparently to leave his 19-year-old daughter inside the jail.
Aer Lingus customers sleep overnight at Lisbon Airport due to cancelled flight
The flight is not expected to depart until 7.50pm this evening.
German airport worker crashes van into Angela Merkel's plane while attempting to take a picture of it
The incident happened at Dortmund Airport yesterday.