# airlines - Today’s News
# airlines - Thursday 25 April, 2013
The airline says increasing losses – of €45.5 million in the first quarter of 2013 – highlight the need to cut staff.
# airlines - Monday 22 April, 2013
Dozens of flights to and from Ireland and the UK have been affected, with Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf and Hamburg airports all targeted by the strikes.
# airlines - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
Samoa Air, which operates only two small aircraft, will ask passengers to pay fares based on their weight.
# airlines - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The airline has signed an agreement to order 175 new Boeing 737-800 planes which will be delivered over five years.
# airlines - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
Aer Lingus has flown nearly 1.3 million passengers so far this year.
# airlines - 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.
# airlines - Thursday 31 January, 2013
The court ruling could have wide-ranging implications for air carriers and their passengers.
# airlines - Friday 18 January, 2013
Yesterday MEPs called for regulation of hand luggage charges to protect consumers from being exploited by airlines. Do you think the EU should introduce common rules?
# airlines - Thursday 10 January, 2013
An extra 360,000 passengers used Dublin Airport last year with an increase of 420,000 in international passengers.
# airlines - Sunday 23 December, 2012
Spuds, glorious spuds, stood in for people in on-board tests.
# airlines - 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.
# airlines - Tuesday 2 October, 2012
A flight from Chicago to London Heathrow made an emergency landing shortly after 1pm today following reports of a smell of smoke on board.
# airlines - Wednesday 26 September, 2012
Only those over the age of 12 may sit in first seven rows on AirAsia X planes from next February.
# airlines - Sunday 23 September, 2012
Little bags of pretzels on airplanes, plastic bags, ‘the channels’… we miss the days of freebies.
# airlines - 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.
# airlines - Thursday 30 August, 2012
Air passengers complaints amounted to half of the total number of cases where the ECC liaised with traders directly on behalf of customers.
# airlines - Tuesday 31 July, 2012
Corporate letter to airline’s shareholders urges them to reject takeover bid by rival Ryanair.
# airlines - 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.
# airlines - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
As shares closed up at €1.09 tonight, Aer Lingus said that the bid of €1.30 per share from Ryanair undervalued it.
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.
# airlines - Tuesday 12 June, 2012
# airlines - 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.
Singapore Airline’s new ‘Scoot’ off-shoot says iPads are much lighter than traditional in-flight TVs, and therefore save fuel.
# airlines - Tuesday 22 May, 2012
Ryanair has already said it plans to appeal the ruling at the Supreme Court.
# airlines - 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.
# airlines - Tuesday 10 April, 2012
North Korean space officials said today that all assembly and preparations for a planned satellite launch have been completed – and continued to deny it is a cover for missile test.
# airlines - Thursday 29 March, 2012
Airlines are warning passengers who are due to fly to or from Spain, the Balearic Islands and the Canaries today to expect disruptions as demonstrations over austerity measures fill the streets.
# airlines - Tuesday 21 February, 2012
# airlines - Saturday 11 February, 2012
Sunday’s Super Bowl! Senators! Sovereigns! Slavery! Shell to Sea! And the surprisingly sensational Dubliner in drag…
# airlines - Friday 3 February, 2012
The Irish airline is to base four new aircraft in Budapest within a fortnight, and will open 31 routes to replace Malev’s loss.
113 passengers had already checked in for their Malev flight to Budapest flight before being told their airline had collapsed.
# airlines - Monday 30 January, 2012
Only three weeks after beginning Dublin flights, Emirates will increase its capacity by over 1700 seats each week.
Ryanair has raised its profit forecast following better than expected figures for the last quarter.
# airlines - Sunday 29 January, 2012
An estimated 22,000 passengers were left in the lurch when Spanair announced a sudden shutdown on Friday.
# airlines - Tuesday 24 January, 2012
New airline report shows you don’t have to book your seats months and months in advance to bag the best deal…
# airlines - Friday 20 January, 2012
The EASA’s order concerns A380s which have completed more than 1,300 flights.