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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

This airline used to be Ireland's national airline (the government owned 85% of the company) now it is a private company and the second largest airline in Ireland. It serves a large number of destinations in Europe, as well as destinations in North America and northern Africa.

# aer-lingus - Yesterday’s News

How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus’ revenue?

The airline said that even though the first half of the year is traditionally loss-making, this year they saw an improvement.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning

A number of flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled as there is a 70% risk of thunderstorms.

# aer-lingus - Friday 18 July, 2014

Mueller calls time on Aer Lingus career

The airline chief will move on in May next year.

# aer-lingus - Friday 4 July, 2014

From Business ETC Aer Lingus growing strongly, but they’ve still carried less in 2014 than Ryanair did last month On The Up

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

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

# aer-lingus - Friday 27 June, 2014

‘Last opportunity’ to resolve Aer Lingus pension dispute

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

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Flying today? Check the details: lots of flights in France cancelled and delayed due to strike

Ryanair has cancelled 26 flights, while Aer Lingus has warned all customers to expect delays.

# aer-lingus - Monday 23 June, 2014

Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France’s air traffic control strike

Controllers are striking over planned cuts under the European Commission’s ‘Single Sky Europe’ programme.

# aer-lingus - Friday 20 June, 2014

From Business ETC The briefcase: this was the week in business Inbox Me This post contains a poll

The briefcase: this was the week in business

Opening shots in the budget war, cuddly Ryanair, and everything in between…

# aer-lingus - Monday 16 June, 2014

Take two: Aer Lingus flight to try the journey to the US again after cabin crew fell ill

The Boston-bound flight with 280 people on board had to turn back to Dublin Airport.

# aer-lingus - Friday 13 June, 2014

From Business ETC Heineken Cup drives record month for Aer Lingus Taking Off

Heineken Cup drives record month for Aer Lingus

Traffic to the Heineken Cup final in Cardiff was a major driver for the short-hop specialist in May.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Both sides in Aer Lingus row accept Labour Court plan (…and holidaymakers breathe a sigh of relief)

Detailed negotiations between staff and management are expected to take place over the next few weeks.

From Business ETC Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike Strike Impact

Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike

The Airline said this morning that it expects operating profit to drop by as much as 20% because of the work stoppage

It’s safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union

Impact trade union said if today’s Labour Court recommendation is accepted, there will be “industrial peace”.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the Aer Lingus strikes, GSOC bugging and Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland.

From Business ETC Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off Labour Court

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off

One of the unions involved in Labour Court talks said today that progress had been made and so the two strike days have been deferred.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine biggest stories you need to know this morning as you kick off your day.

From Business ETC Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences Let's Talk

Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences

The two will attend the Labour court in attempt to settle a long-running dispute over rosters.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

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

The answer might surprise you.

# aer-lingus - Monday 9 June, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about mother and baby homes, a homeless shelter and the death of Rik Mayall.

From Business ETC Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks Dispute

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks

The union and airline are engaged in a dispute that centres on rosters, which cabin crew want changed.

Varadkar: LRC stands ready to settle Aer Lingus row ahead of threatened strike

Two more days of strike action are being threatened by cabin crew staff in a row over rosters.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about negotiations over strike action at Aer Lingus, a political opinion poll, and Ukraine’s new president.

Further strike action at Aer Lingus a “matter of grave concern”

Impact staff at the airline are to issue management with notice of two further one-day strikes.

# aer-lingus - Friday 6 June, 2014

More strikes for Aer Lingus as talks collapse

IMPACT to issue notice of two one-day strikes.

From Business ETC Strike drives Aer Lingus May passenger numbers below 2013 level Sky Traffic

Strike drives Aer Lingus May passenger numbers below 2013 level

Long haul journeys are way up, thanks to a big increase in capacity.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

‘Like a fella kicking his wife’: Clare Daly slams Aer Lingus for removing perks from workers

The independent TD said the airline’s decision to remove perks from cabin crew who went on strike last week was “outrageous”.

From Business ETC Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today Let's Talk

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

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

# aer-lingus - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Aer Lingus services resume after cabin crew strike

The airline was forced to ground almost all its flights yesterday, at an estimated cost of €10m, over a work schedule dispute.

# aer-lingus - Friday 30 May, 2014

Ryanair boss O’Leary criticises Aer Lingus cabin crew and board

The Ryanair chief said Aer Lingus cabin crew are among the “most protected and least overworked groups in Ireland”.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Most Aer Lingus flights cancelled today as cabin crew strike

Most Aer Lingus planes are grounded as airline tries to rebook passengers.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Aer Lingus strike to take place on Friday

The cabin crew have expressed regret that the dispute about rosters has led to strike action.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

IMPACT accepts Aer Lingus invitation to talks but says it’s probably too late

Strike action by cabin crew is due to take place this Friday.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s how much the threatened Aer Lingus strike is adding to travel costs Striiiiikkeeee

Here’s how much the threatened Aer Lingus strike is adding to travel costs

The prospect of competition-free skies has led Ryanair to hike its prices for the bank holiday weekend

# aer-lingus - Monday 19 May, 2014

Aer Lingus says cabin crew demands would lead to 32 extra holiday days

The company also rejects talk of 16-hour days and 60-hour weeks.

From Business ETC Aer Lingus regional traffic up, up and away by 35 per cent Taking Flight

Aer Lingus regional traffic up, up and away by 35 per cent

A strong Easter and new routes are driving the gains made by the short hop carrier.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Gerry Adams, Leap Cards, and Kate Middleton: The week in numbers

Plus: How many days until the next Budget?

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Aer Lingus cabin crew are going on strike at the start of the June bank holiday weekend

The work stoppage will take place on Friday 30 May.

# aer-lingus - Friday 9 May, 2014

Aer Lingus cabin crew vote for industrial action

Impact says the ballot shows the “frustration” of cabin crew.

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