# air-travel - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
The European Commission has now officially confirmed a decision that had been expected. Ryanair said immediately it will appeal the rejection of its third bid for Aer Lingus.
# air-travel - Sunday 24 February, 2013
…But is it fair to use it?
# air-travel - Sunday 27 January, 2013
# air-travel - Thursday 10 January, 2013
An extra 360,000 passengers used Dublin Airport last year with an increase of 420,000 in international passengers.
# air-travel - Monday 7 January, 2013
New traffic statistics for Aer Lingus show that the airline flew 734,000 passengers in December 2012.
# air-travel - Sunday 23 December, 2012
Spuds, glorious spuds, stood in for people in on-board tests.
# air-travel - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
But was he checking whether passengers’ bags fitted in the gauge?
# air-travel - Tuesday 6 November, 2012
There were increases in short and long haul passengers when compared to figures from last year.
# air-travel - Sunday 14 October, 2012
Experiment for Discovery Channel aims to understand what it takes to survive an air crash.
# air-travel - Monday 8 October, 2012
More than 1.8 million passengers travelled through Dublin last month, an increase of 7 per cent on 2011.
# air-travel - Thursday 4 October, 2012
Long-haul and regional services have seen decent growth, but the numbers taking short-haul flights with Aer Lingus have fallen.
# air-travel - Saturday 22 September, 2012
The airlines said the agreement will make travel between the two countries easier with customers using a single electronic ticket to travel.
# air-travel - Thursday 20 September, 2012
Irish and Spanish aviation and transport authorities met yesterday to discuss the airline’s safety standards.
# air-travel - Tuesday 18 September, 2012
# air-travel - Saturday 8 September, 2012
One member of the cabin crew sustained what is believed to be a broken ankle after the plane hit turbulence on its way to Dublin Airport last night.
# air-travel - Friday 31 August, 2012
Undelivered post thought to have come from an Air India plane crash in 1966.
# air-travel - Wednesday 29 August, 2012
Two F16s were scrambled to escort a flight to the ground after its pilot failed to make contact with the ground.
# air-travel - Tuesday 28 August, 2012
The sold-out game kicks off on Saturday at the Aviva.
# air-travel - Sunday 26 August, 2012
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# air-travel - Wednesday 22 August, 2012
An inquiry has been launched into how cabin crew failed to notice the woman on board during the plane’s stopover.
# air-travel - Monday 20 August, 2012
Visa Europe has been crunching the stats on travel bookings – and compiled this list of the ten most regular destinations.
# air-travel - Thursday 2 August, 2012
While overall level of complaints fell in 2011, the Commission for Aviation Regulation says number coming under its responsibility grew.
# 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.