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# airline - Yesterday’s News


# airline - Monday 10 July, 2017

Spanish airline ordered to stop making prospective employees take pregnancy tests

Iberia was fined €25,000 over the practice.

# airline - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Aer Lingus's CEO insists its controversial loyalty scheme is 'of value to the market'

Frequent flyer programme Aerclub has faced heavy criticism since it was launched last year.

Ryanair denies splitting up families on flights, but customers are not happy

Passengers are being charged extra to sit together, but the airline has denied changing its policy.

# airline - Saturday 1 July, 2017

First-ever Cork to Boston flight takes off

The new service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

# airline - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Dublin is getting a new air route to London

Flybe will run flights from Dublin to London Southend from 29 October.

# airline - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Ryanair customers have been complaining about being seated rows apart on flights that aren't full

Passengers have reported being split up even though the flight they were travelling in was not full.

# airline - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

United Airlines boss apologises again after calling passenger 'disruptive and belligerent'

David Dao, aged 69 was dragged off the United Airlines flight on Sunday after it was was overbooked.

# airline - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Indian politician admits hitting air steward 25 times with slipper

Indian media reports said the MP claimed he had a business class ticket but that Air India put him in an economy seat.

# airline - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board

The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight was called off earlier this week.

# airline - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Korean Air crew to 'readily use stun guns' on troublesome passengers

The airline said it will also try to have at least one male flight attendant on duty for each flight.

# airline - Friday 2 December, 2016

Bolivia shuts down airline after Colombian plane crash

The bodies of 64 Brazilians, five Bolivians, and a Venezuelan national are being flown back home today.

# airline - Monday 14 November, 2016

CityJet pilots vote for strike and warn they will ground airline before Christmas

However, the Dublin-based company has said that there will be no disruption to flights.

# airline - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Air China magazine warns passengers about 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people' in London

In-flight mag Wings of China has apologised for the article.

# airline - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Pilots arrested in Glasgow on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol

Concerns were raised about the two men ahead of their 8am flight yesterday.

US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart

The plane was taken out of service after landing safely in Florida.

# airline - Friday 26 August, 2016

Ryanair claims to be 'world's favourite airline' as passenger numbers soar

The latest consumer data put passenger numbers for Ryanair well above those of its competitors.

# airline - Saturday 23 July, 2016

# airline - Friday 10 June, 2016

# airline - Monday 23 May, 2016

Ryanair has just announced MASSIVE full year profits

The company reported €1.24 billion in profits at the end of March.

# airline - Friday 20 May, 2016

Ryanair's foray into Brexit could land them a police 'bribery' probe (and tonnes of publicity)

The airline has a special offer to fly British expats back for the vote.

# airline - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Ryanair cancels 74 flights across Europe due to French air traffic control strike Bof

Ryanair cancels 74 flights across Europe due to French air traffic control strike

Just two flights in and out of Ireland with the airline are affected.

# airline - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Turbulence injured 17 people on plane landing into Dublin

Passengers and crew were injured after the flight passed through a spell of turbulence.

# airline - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Ryanair to fly out to three new sun destinations from Cork Airport

The new routes will add 50,000 extra passengers from the region.

# airline - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Low-fare carrier offers one-way flights to LA and San Francisco for €199

The route involves a two-hour stopover in Iceland.

# airline - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Ryanair passenger whose genitals were burned by spilled tea settles claim

The 33-year-old’s social, domestic and recreational lifestyle was “interfered with” following the incident, he said.

# airline - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Man who claimed to be a duke and billed airline for his luxury holidays gets three years in jail

The bookings were made using different email addresses that claimed to be making reservations for a British Airways employee.

# airline - Friday 27 November, 2015

Passengers treated for ‘nervous crisis’ after landing wheel collapses on runway

No one was injured in the incident.

# airline - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Heavy fog causes third day of disruption for Irish air passengers

Passengers are advised to check with their airlines before travelling to the airport.

# airline - Monday 2 November, 2015

Flights to UK cancelled as heavy fog lingers on runways Fog

Flights to UK cancelled as heavy fog lingers on runways

Knock-on delays are expected for other flights as low visibility procedures are in place.

# airline - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

The wet, awful summer was really good news for this man

Ryanair expect to make over €1 billion this year. The bad summer hasn’t hurt at all.

# airline - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Doctor pleads not guilty to touching teenage girl on flight

The girl was travelling alone and frantically texted her mother during the encounter.

# airline - Friday 7 August, 2015

Swedish pilot uses axe to open toilet for drunk passenger

The local police chief said the incident was not as dramatic as it might sound.

# airline - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From Business ETC Ryanair claims to be first airline to fly 10 million international passengers in a month Not Bad

Ryanair claims to be first airline to fly 10 million international passengers in a month

The airline is pretty happy with its results for last month.

# airline - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Suspected rat sighting forces plane to turn around

The Air India flight to Milan was forced to return to New Delhi.

# airline - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up

CityJet is offering new flights to and from London City Airport.

# airline - Monday 15 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge This guy went to great lengths to prank airline passengers flying over his house Flight Of Fancy

# airline - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From Business ETC Unions split on new Aer Lingus letter: SIPTU: “Important” …. IMPACT: “A fig leaf” Clipped Wings

Unions split on new Aer Lingus letter: SIPTU: “Important” …. IMPACT: “A fig leaf”

The Dáil is preparing to vote on the sale of the government’s stake in the airline later today.

# airline - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Not happening: Ryanair says it won’t be flying to the US after all

On Monday, it was reported that Ryanair was looking at plans to fly between a dozen European and US cities.

Protest blocks Ryanair’s first flight from Copenhagen

It was delayed for three hours.

# airline - Saturday 14 February, 2015

From Business ETC Small airline, small country, small minds – the Aer Lingus story Head In The Clouds

Small airline, small country, small minds – the Aer Lingus story

Political interference has kept Aer Lingus one of the smallest airlines in Europe whilst its home-grown competition passed it by ten times over.

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