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Dublin: 4 °C Saturday 19 April, 2014

Airline

# airline - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From Business ETC Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran – but not new planes Trade

Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran – but not new planes

This is the first time the US has issued a license of this kind since the 1979 embargo.

# airline - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From Business ETC Ryanair promises 200 jobs as it opens new Dublin campus and launches new website Jobswatch

Ryanair promises 200 jobs as it opens new Dublin campus and launches new website

The airline say the jobs will be in the areas of technology, software and marketing.

# airline - Monday 31 March, 2014

“Goodnight…” New official account of last words from MH370 cockpit

The new official version of last words spoken from the cockpit is ‘more in keeping with the way a pilot might usually speak to air traffic control,’ according to one expert.

# airline - Friday 21 March, 2014

From Business ETC Six Nations drove Aer Lingus Regional numbers to Cardiff up 33% Flying High

Six Nations drove Aer Lingus Regional numbers to Cardiff up 33%

The airline’s overall passenger numbers for last month have increased 13 per cent compared to the same time last year.

# airline - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Since 1948, 88 aircraft went missing without a trace – two off the Irish coast

Two RAF planes went missing off the coast of Ireland at Fastnet Rock in 1955.

# airline - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From Business ETC Japanese airline facing union turbulence over staff mini-skirts High Times

Japanese airline facing union turbulence over staff mini-skirts

The outfits will be worn by attendants on Skymark Airlines planes when it introduces its Airbus A330 flights on domestic routes.

# airline - Monday 24 February, 2014

From Business ETC Aer Lingus says it could have done better last year but one thing hurt it Results

Aer Lingus says it could have done better last year but one thing hurt it

The airline made a profit of €61 million last year, which was in line with expectations.

# airline - Monday 17 February, 2014

Hijacker of Rome-bound plane “was co-pilot” — Geneva police

The man “said he felt threatened in his country” and wanted to seek asylum in Switzerland.

# airline - Monday 3 February, 2014

From Business ETC €35 million loss for Ryanair with falling fares but rising passenger numbers Allocated Seating

€35 million loss for Ryanair with falling fares but rising passenger numbers

The airline says that the fall is “in line with previous guidance”.

# airline - Thursday 30 January, 2014

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

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

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

# airline - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

It’s a sell out: Ryanair says charity calendar raised €100,000

The airline says all 10,000 copies of the calendar featuring scantily-clad staff members have sold out.

# airline - Friday 6 December, 2013

Michael O’Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself

Michael O’Leary gets his hands dirty and checks Ryanair passangers boarding passes at Terminal 1 today.

# airline - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Lingus Regional creates 20 new jobs with Shannon expansion Airline

Aer Lingus Regional creates 20 new jobs with Shannon expansion

The airline said that the expansion was directly related to the abolition of the travel tax.

# airline - Friday 15 November, 2013

Finally! Ryanair overhauls its website to make it less ugly

The website has been the source of much angst for its customers over the years, but now it’s been updated to something a bit less blue and yellow.

Fianna Fáil says government needs to intervene in Lufthansa Technik closure

Today Lufthansa said it was considering closing its firm in Rathcoole.

From Business ETC Dublin-Newfoundland route to launch next summer Jetsetting

Dublin-Newfoundland route to launch next summer

The new service will operate from June to October from Dublin Airport.

Cabin crew base closure could be averted following 5am talks breakthrough

The proposals will be put to IMPACT’s cabin crew committee at lunchtime.

# airline - Thursday 14 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge New plane seats could morph to fit each passenger That's My Armrest

New plane seats could morph to fit each passenger

Imagine you could change the size of your seat…

Good news: Ryanair announces 300 new jobs

The airline is introducing 9 new routes from Dublin from next year.

# airline - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

‘Some progress’ in talks on closure of Shannon cabin crew base

Discussions between union representatives and Aer Lingus management went on till around midnight last night.

# airline - Sunday 10 November, 2013

This is the damage a bird can do hitting a 747 mid-flight

A collision at speed can wreak more havoc than one would suspect.

# airline - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet with LRC over Shannon job losses Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet with LRC over Shannon job losses

The commission said the meeting will centre solely around plans to close a cabin crew base in Shannon and not yesterday’s results of a ballot for industrial action.

Pilot scheme trains airline and airport crew to better spot human trafficking

Developed by the Immigrant Council of Ireland, it’s hoped the project will be rolled out throughout Europe.

# airline - Monday 4 November, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Lingus cabin crew vote in favour of industrial action Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus cabin crew vote in favour of industrial action

The ballot by IMPACT includes strike action but the branch committee will now meet over the next few days to consider the appropriate course of action.

# airline - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Ryanair brings the Netherlands, Scotland and Lithuania to Knock

The budget airline said it hopes to announce further new route and traffic growth plans in the coming weeks.

# airline - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From Business ETC Ryanair Pilot Group calls on O’Leary to negotiate single contract Ryanair

Ryanair Pilot Group calls on O’Leary to negotiate single contract

The group wants O’Leary to negotiate a single contract that applies to all pilots flying for the airline.

From The Daily Edge Virgin America’s airline safety video is brilliantly fabulous Fasten Your Seatbelt

# airline - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Aer Lingus to close Shannon cabin crew base that employs 87

It follows a dispute with the IMPACT trade union on staffing levels for new transatlantic services.

# airline - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From Business ETC With the Air Travel Tax gone, Ryanair commits to a million more passengers Budget 2014

With the Air Travel Tax gone, Ryanair commits to a million more passengers

The airline says it wants to meet Irish airport bosses to discus growing its traffic in and out of Ireland by at least one million passengers a year from April 2014.

Dublin-bound Ryanair flight diverted to Italy after passenger is taken ill

The plane landed in Sicily shortly after take off from Malta after a member of an Irish dancing troupe took ill.

# airline - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From Business ETC Don’t hold back: Ryanair want your ideas on how to ‘further’ improve customer service New Frills

Don’t hold back: Ryanair want your ideas on how to ‘further’ improve customer service

Michael O’Leary’s open to ideas on how to soften those “rough edges” at the low fares carrier.

# airline - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2 evacuated after fire alert

A smoke alarm was triggered at a café, and a section of the facility was evacuated as a precautionary measure.

# airline - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

FAA panel advises lifting ban on use of gadgets during take-off and landing

The panel said a ban should remain on browsing the Internet and sending or receiving texts and emails while the plane is flying below 10,000 feet.

# airline - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Ryanair publishes complaints email address after NCA action

The carrier confirmed yesterday it was dropping a court action challenging the agency’s order.

# airline - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From Business ETC Ryanair donates to autism charity after boarding pass controversy Ryanair

Ryanair donates to autism charity after boarding pass controversy

A spokesperson said the airline would not disclose the amount of the donation but said the airline regretted the two volunteers were charged for having their boarding passes printed.

# airline - Friday 20 September, 2013

Ryanair hits back at survey that says it has the worst customer service

The low-cost airline tweeted a tongue in cheek response, saying Which magazine ‘hasn’t got a clue’.

From Business ETC No more captchas for individual bookings on Ryanair.com Ryanair

No more captchas for individual bookings on Ryanair.com

Plus, the airline is making its app free – it will no longer cost €3, thanks to its new digital strategy.

# airline - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Pilot arrested at English airport on suspicion of being drunk

The airline said the pilot has been grounded after he was arrested at Leeds Bradford airport last night.

# airline - Friday 6 September, 2013

From Business ETC ‘Record year’ for transatlantic flights at Dublin Airport Airline

‘Record year’ for transatlantic flights at Dublin Airport

The total passenger numbers at the airport are up this year by 6 per cent.

# airline - Thursday 5 September, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent Airline

Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent

The company did say, however, that good weather in July affected its forward booking profile.

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