# air-travel - Today’s News
# air-travel - Tuesday 31 July, 2012
Corporate letter to airline’s shareholders urges them to reject takeover bid by rival Ryanair.
# air-travel - Monday 30 July, 2012
Airlines have reached a new interline and code-share agreements to expand route choices for their customers.
Chief Executive Michael O’Leary said the airline still expected to grow its traffic for the full year by 4 per cent.
# air-travel - Thursday 5 July, 2012
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
Do you enjoy being cut off from the world for the duration of the flight, or is flying just a necessary evil?
# air-travel - Sunday 24 June, 2012
Stacking pods on a plane? If it means more legroom and your own armrest, why not?
# air-travel - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
From Business ETC
Runway maintenance at Ciampino Airport means a switch in location for Ryanair flights from 24 September to 2 October.
The Taoiseach says the government hasn’t yet committed to selling its Aer Lingus take, and won’t be rushed.
The budget carrier has launched a third bid to take over its rival. Should it be allowed to go through?
Ryanair’s bid of €1.30 per share is well above the €0.94 they were worth yesterday – but Aer Lingus says not to act yet.
# air-travel - Tuesday 12 June, 2012
# air-travel - Friday 8 June, 2012
Travelling to Poland this weekend? Here’s Dublin Airport’s tips to know before you set out…
# air-travel - Tuesday 5 June, 2012
Safety risks for passengers travelling in Europe would be “unacceptably high” if proposals from a European agency were introduced, pilot representative groups told TDs and senators today.
# air-travel - Saturday 26 May, 2012
From The Daily Edge
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Or is it all a bit too much?
# air-travel - Wednesday 23 May, 2012
A can with the word ‘bomb’ written on it was found on board the plane after it had taken off from Melbourne for Mauritius.
# air-travel - Friday 18 May, 2012
Mixed messages from Ryanair: Their spokesperson said this week no exceptions would be made; email to customers said airport check-in fee would be waived.
# air-travel - Monday 14 May, 2012
Figures compiled by Eurostat show that passenger numbers in Ireland fell by a greater proportion than those of any other.
IAA figures show that total flights in Irish airspace fell by 1.2 per cent last month compared to April 2011.
# air-travel - Tuesday 8 May, 2012
The Boeing 777 wasn’t meant to start on the route until July – but Emirates have introduced it early due to major demand.
# air-travel - Friday 4 May, 2012
Kenlie Tiggerman says Southwest Airlines need to be clearer about when an overweight passenger needs to book an extra seat.
# air-travel - Monday 30 April, 2012
From Business ETC
The Irish Aviation Authority says its operating profit increased to €17.9 million during last year.
# air-travel - Tuesday 17 April, 2012
CEO of Ryanair says that “a serious right wing dictatorship for five years” would sort out Ireland’s economic problems.
# air-travel - Monday 16 April, 2012
A mobile phone with a faulty battery port was left in a bathroom cubicle – causing enough suspicion to see the flight grounded.
# air-travel - Thursday 12 April, 2012
Figures from the Irish Aviation Authority show a decline in traffic for the first quarter of 2012 when compared with 2011.
# air-travel - Wednesday 11 April, 2012
British MPs are starting to worry that the huge influx of sports fans might swamp London’s biggest airport.
# air-travel - Thursday 5 April, 2012
The airline has reported increased traffic on both long and short-haul flights.
# air-travel - Wednesday 4 April, 2012
Passenger figures at the airline dropped by 4 per cent in March compared to 2011.
# air-travel - Monday 2 April, 2012
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Nine things to know this morning…
Eleven survivors were hospitalised with burns after the accident in Siberia.
# air-travel - Friday 30 March, 2012
Ryanair clamed that the European Commission had a ban on use of low-cost airlines but the EC has strongly denied this. In response Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary accused the Commission of “lying”.
# air-travel - Wednesday 28 March, 2012
The JetBlue flight made an emergency landing in Texas yesterday after the captain began shouting about bombs and was forced out of the cockpit.
# air-travel - Monday 12 March, 2012
Michael O’Leary demands that the Commission for Aviation Regulation explain why its staff are paid such a high average salary.
# air-travel - Friday 2 March, 2012
The company said a move to operate entirely under the Aer Lingus name is yet to be finalised.
# air-travel - Tuesday 28 February, 2012
The airline says that passenger levels rose slightly to hit 9.5 million last year.
# air-travel - Tuesday 21 February, 2012
# air-travel - Monday 13 February, 2012
An airport spokesman said two departure halls have been evacuated after a threat received earlier this morning.
# air-travel - Tuesday 7 February, 2012
The Thomas Cook Airlines flight carrying 175 holidaymakers to Tenerife experienced a technical fault shortly after takeoff.