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# airlines - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight

A video went viral in April of officers pulling passenger David Dao off the flight.

# airlines - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

TD stops pilots from giving testimony after they raise problems with aviation regulator

The chair of the Oireachtas Transport Committee adjourned the meeting to a later date.

# airlines - Monday 2 October, 2017

Monarch Airlines ceases trading leaving 110,000 passengers stranded

The failure has been described as “the biggest ever UK airline failure”.

# airlines - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Russian Court rules that an airline can't enforce body size limits for female flight attendants

The women were awarded lost wages and €73 damages.

# airlines - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Wow Air is suspending its Cork-Reykjavik service just five months after starting it

Finishing for the winter in October, there are a small number of flights cancelled in September, too.

# airlines - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Passengers warned of potential long delays at airports in Europe this summer

A new EU regulation introduced in March has led to tighter border control in European airports.

# airlines - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

No airline employee to lose their job after passenger dragged screaming from overbooked flight

CEO Oscar Munoz called the situation a “systems failure”.

# airlines - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Ryanair will offer connecting flights onto rivals' routes starting this year

The Irish budget airline plans to hook up with both Aer Lingus and Norwegian Air.

# airlines - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Due to fly this week? Airlines are warning 1,000 flights could be cancelled

Flights overflying France are also affected.

# airlines - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge Aer Lingus gave Norwegian Air a masterclass in sass on Twitter this evening Cheers You're Grand

# airlines - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Here's why foreign airlines are queuing to set up operations in Ireland

Sweden’s SAS airline is the latest carrier to apply for an Irish air operators licence.

# airlines - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Negotiators have less than 48 hours to avert an Irish pilot strike

Unite trade union said CityJet pilots will withdraw labour in less than two days unless there is a breakthrough.

# airlines - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

New Heathrow runway "a return to monopoly featherbedding" says Ryanair CEO

Today, the British government approved a new third runway at London’s Heathrow airport, with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling calling it a “momentous step”.

# airlines - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Most consumer complaints are about flight cancellations and lost luggage

People also had issues with electrical goods, online services and car rental.

# airlines - Monday 25 July, 2016

Burned by Brexit, Michael O'Leary confirms Ryanair will move flights from UK to Europe

The airline will not drop any Stansted routes, but the number of flights will decline.

# airlines - Monday 23 May, 2016

O'Leary: 'Terrorism won't stop people flying - but it'll make us lower our prices'

The Ryanair chief is predicting a price war in Europe and he says his company will win.

# airlines - Monday 1 February, 2016

No wonder this man is smiling, Ryanair has doubled its profit to €103m

Passenger numbers grew to almost 25 million.

# airlines - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 ridiculously luxurious pictures of first class plane food Flying First Class

# airlines - Sunday 27 December, 2015

The days of the jumbo jet are coming to an end — here's a look back at its glory years

Since its introduction in 1969, the Boeing 747 has transformed the way people travel.

# airlines - Monday 2 November, 2015

Extra routes, new bases and a price war: Ryanair reveals its plans for winter

Michael O’Leary had some tough talk for rivals.

# airlines - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

One airline scraps flights over Middle East after Russian missile strike warning

The European safety watchdog issued a notice about the conflict in Syria.

# airlines - Friday 25 September, 2015

Getting from Páirc Uí Chaoimh to Fenway Park has just got a whole lot easier

And Yankee Stadium isn’t too far behind either.

# airlines - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From Business ETC Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed Slap On The Wrist

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed

The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.

# airlines - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

These are the 10 best airlines in the world

Passengers across the world have had their say – and European carriers don’t get a look in.

# airlines - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

How Willie wooed the government on Aer Lingus - and what happens next

IAG has crossed one hurdle, but there is still another big one to come.

# airlines - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Ryanair is expecting an 'irrational' price war with other budget airlines

Airfares could drop up to 8% next year, it predicts.

# airlines - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi?

The FBI have told airlines in the US to watch for signs their planes are being hacked – by people logged onto any onboard internet service.

# airlines - Thursday 16 April, 2015

You will see a lot more of this at Dublin Airport this year*

*The plane, not dancers in African costume on the tarmac.

# airlines - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

It's probably a bad idea to fly to France tomorrow

Air traffic controllers are going on strike – and lots of flights will be affected.

# airlines - Saturday 4 April, 2015

You probably don't want to fly with any of the airlines on this 'blacklist'

Hundreds of airlines are banned from European airspace.

# airlines - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?' Sell Sell Sell This post contains videos

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?'

Timmy Dooley says “slick PR” has created an inevitability about the Aer Lingus sale.

# airlines - Monday 30 March, 2015

The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz apparently locked the captain out of the cockpit before crashing the Germanwings flight.

# airlines - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Aer Lingus and Ryanair rules require two people in cockpit at all times

Meanwhile, Easyjet is changing its policy in the wake of this week’s Germanwings crash tragedy.

# airlines - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Ryanair is ringing the changes - but it will keep the 'Sex Pistols attitude'

New uniforms, new planes, new menu – it’s all happening.

# airlines - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Two turbulent weeks cost Europe's second-biggest airline a whopping €425 million

Air France-KLM was hammered by last year’s pilot strike.

# airlines - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Ryanair is off the hook for millions in Irish air travel taxes

Low-cost airline: 1. European Commission: 0.

# airlines - Monday 2 February, 2015

Ryanair is basically running like a massive cash machine

The airline has promised to pass on savings from cheap fuel to its customers through lower fares.

# airlines - Friday 30 January, 2015

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.

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