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# pilots - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Aer Lingus has announced plans to hire 100 new pilots

Starting salaries will range from €59,000 to €72,000.

# pilots - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Ryanair pilot criticises negotiations in letter to Michael O'Leary

Dublin-based Captain Imelda Comer hand delivered the letter to Ryanair management yesterday.

# pilots - 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.

Aviation regulator found out about Ryanair's flight cancellations through social media

Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary was invited to the committee meeting today, but declined to attend.

# pilots - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Ryanair wants to prevent further flight cancellations - by taking back pilots' holidays

The news comes shortly after reports of a threatened work-to-rule action.

More flight cancellations could be on the way as nearly half of Ryanair pilots reject bonuses

A number of staff at the airline have rejected a bonus offer from management.

# pilots - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Flight cancellations: Why is Ryanair switching its calendar year?

Michael O’Leary has denied that the loss of Ryanair pilots to rival airlines is partly to blame for hundreds of flight cancellations.

# pilots - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Call in the air support: How Dublin Fire Brigade is using drones

The force now has a growing air support unit, ready to be deployed to major incidents.

# pilots - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Last words of R116 crew should not have been released to media, says pilots' group

The last two minutes of the audio was released in the Preliminary Report by the Air Accident Investigation Unit of Ireland (AAIU) on Friday.

# pilots - Monday 27 February, 2017

Ryanair's chief trainer says Ireland should be the capital of the billion-euro student pilot industry

More than 500,000 new ‘skippers’ are expected to be needed over the next two decades.

# pilots - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried

We just avoided the grass.

# pilots - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Irishman and daughter unhurt after vintage airplane they were piloting crashes in Kenya

John Ordway and his daughter Isabella have been taking part in the Vintage Air Rally which journeys from Greece to Africa over the course of five weeks every year.

# pilots - Monday 29 August, 2016

Pilots charged in UK over drinking as they prepared to fly to USA

They were arrested on Saturday at Glasgow Airport.

# pilots - 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.

# pilots - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Transatlantic pilots arrested before boarding flight for being drunk

The incident happened prior to a flight from Glasgow to Toronto yesterday.

# pilots - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Ever wanted to be a pilot? Now's your chance

CityJet are hiring ten.

# pilots - Friday 1 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge A pilot held up a flight so this woman could get to her husband’s funeral GOOD DEED

# pilots - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Ever wanted to fly an Aer Lingus plane? Now's your chance

It won’t cost you a penny, either.

# pilots - Monday 25 May, 2015

Bodies of Blackstairs plane crash victims recovered from scene

The two men who died have been named as Bryan Keane (69) and Paul Smith (58) – both from Athboy in Co Meath.

# pilots - Friday 27 March, 2015

Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines

“Many of the greatest, most responsible people have been depressives.”

# pilots - Thursday 29 January, 2015

IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'

The Transport Committee has been told that selling Aer Lingus share would ‘devastate’ Ireland’s economy and connectivity

# pilots - Monday 20 October, 2014

Flights to Germany cancelled as 10,000 Lufthansa pilots strike

A small number of flights to and from Ireland have had to be cancelled due to the strike which is causing major disruption in Germany.

# pilots - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Pilots say there are "significant issues" within aviation industry

The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association were commenting on a report that said tiredness and ‘inadequate training’ were factors in a crash at Cork Airport.

# pilots - 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.

# pilots - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Pilot flight hours restricted by EU vote but unions not happy

Rest days have been increased and night flights shortened but unions in Ireland and Britain say it could effectively increase flight times in some states.

# pilots - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Talks to avoid strike action by Aer Arann underway

Aer Arann management and pilot representatives commenced their talks earlier this evening.

# pilots - Monday 12 August, 2013

Ryanair to sue Channel 4 over Dispatches programme on pilots and safety

A strongly worded statement from Ryanair this evening refuted what they described as “false and defamatory claims”.

# pilots - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Column: The reality of drone warfare – is it really a costless conflict?

Controversy over the United States’ use of drones has grown along with the body count, writes Scott Fitzsimmons and Karina Sangha – who say while drone operators are at minimal risk of suffering physical harm, they risk psychological damage.

# pilots - Monday 16 July, 2012

Trainee pilots to protest outside Dáil on Wednesday

The students, who are unable to complete their training, said it is the government’s responsibility to come up with a solution.

# pilots - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Final report into doomed Air France flight expected today

The plane crashed into the sea while travelling from Rio to Paris in 2009. Three young Irish doctors were killed, along with 225 other passengers and crew.

# pilots - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Irish Aviation Authority working on behalf of trainee pilots

The group of Irish pilots are stranded in Florida and face losing up to €85,000 each.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# pilots - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# pilots - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Aer Lingus will 'buy back' pilots' leave days as services operate normally today

Services are operating as normal today after pilots called off threatened industrial action yesterday. Details of the new agreements brokered at the Labour Relations Commission have emerged.

# pilots - Monday 6 June, 2011

Passengers breathe a sigh of relief as Aer Lingus pilots call off industrial action

Agreements reached over rostering means that flights will operate as normal tomorrow. Talks at the Labour Relations Commission went on all night.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Talks between Aer Lingus and pilots continue through the night, UN says there should be prosecutions over the Magdalene Laundries and Portugal’s government falls.

# pilots - Saturday 4 June, 2011

Pilots strike looms as Aer Lingus talks break down

Talks to avert a pilots’ strike on Tuesday have broken down – and pilots’ reps don’t believe the talks are likely to resume.

# pilots - Friday 3 June, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s Fix: Mladic reacts to “monstrous” charges; Aer Lingus talks continue; new MRSA superbug in Dublin hospitals; and MI6 pull off ‘Operation Cupcake’.

# pilots - Thursday 2 June, 2011

TALKS INVOLVING the pilots’ branch of the IMPACT trade union (IALPA) and Aer Lingus which began at the Labour Relations Commission today have adjourned for the night. The talks are set to resume tomorrow afternoon at 2.30pm. IALPA said in a statement this evening that some progress was made today, but did not provide further details. The talks are aimed at preventing threatened industrial action by the airline’s pilots next week, potentially causing major disruptions for passengers. The dispute centres on staff rosters.

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