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#Aer Lingus

# aer-lingus - Friday 14 August, 2020

No entitlement to refund for airline customers from Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Residents in the three counties have been told they should not leave unless it is essential travel.

# aer-lingus - Friday 31 July, 2020

Aer Lingus owner IAG announces pre-tax loss of €4.2 billion

IAG’s revenue was a total of €5.3 billion, some 56% lower than 2019’s levels.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Ireland stands alone in Europe with travel restrictions, says Aer Lingus chief

Doyle said the pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on the airline industry.

# aer-lingus - Friday 10 July, 2020

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly

The new Minister for Transport said the regulations to protect airline customers weren’t made to cope with a global pandemic.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights

Ryanair will now operate more than 1,000 flights per day.

# aer-lingus - Monday 22 June, 2020

Aer Lingus workers reject proposals on working conditions

Trade union Fórsa criticised the approach taken by Aer Lingus.

# aer-lingus - Friday 19 June, 2020

Up to 500 Aer Lingus job losses expected due to pandemic

The airline said the Covid-19 pandemic is having a “catastrophic effect on the aviation industry”.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'It's not necessary anymore': Aer Lingus wants rid of the two-week quarantine for people flying into Ireland

The Irish airline has echoed calls made by Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off

Staff at Dublin and Cork airports face further pay and roster cuts.

# aer-lingus - Monday 11 May, 2020

Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans

The International Airlines Group boss was giving evidence to the UK’s Transport Select Committee.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 7 May, 2020

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss

Willie Walsh had been due to step down in June but will remain until September.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight

Photos seemed to show little evidence of social distancing on a flight from Belfast to London.

# aer-lingus - Friday 1 May, 2020

Aer Lingus seeks up to 900 job cuts as a result of Covid-19 collapse in demand

It’s understood that Aer Lingus will be putting forward proposals for voluntary redundancies.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Taoiseach: 'I want to see Ryanair and Aer Lingus operating in August'

The Taoiseach has said passengers are entitled to cash refunds.

# aer-lingus - Monday 30 March, 2020

Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds

The flight struck a flock of birds shortly after take-off.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Minister: 'There's a special place in hell for those that try to make a quick buck in a global pandemic'

The minister said Ireland would remember any companies that ratcheted up the cost of healthcare equipment during a time of need.

# aer-lingus - Monday 23 March, 2020

Aer Lingus regional carrier to suspend all international flights following 'unprecedented' drop in demand

Stobart Air will suspend all flights from Dublin from this week.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Aer Lingus to cut wages by 50% as airline reduces working hours for month of April

Fórsa said it was assured by Aer Lingus that these are emergency, temporary measures.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Ryanair reduces flights to Spain after country imposes lockdown to tackle coronavirus

Spain is the worst-hit country in Europe after Italy.

# aer-lingus - Friday 13 March, 2020

Ryanair and Aer Lingus remove flight change fees for period due to Covid-19

Both companies confirmed they will lift the fees from today.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Dutchman who caused 'pandemonium' with hoax Covid-19 claim on Amsterdam-Dublin flight jailed

Cabin crew began crying and passengers overheard and it caused upset, disruption and inconvenience.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?

We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO

The former pilot left the top job in Aer Lingus to join British Airways.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Multiple Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights from Ireland cancelled today due to major strike in France

The strike action has been planned over President Emmanuel Macron’s planned pension reforms.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Some Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights out of Ireland cancelled due to national strike in France tomorrow

Ryanair and Aer Lingus today announced that the strike will see a number of its services cancelled.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight

The boy was on an Aer Lingus flight from Gran Canaria to Dublin when the incident happened.

# aer-lingus - Monday 14 October, 2019

Aer Lingus flight forced to re-route to Dublin and back after technical issue and lightning strike

The plane reached St. Georges Channel east of Termonfeckin, Co Louth when it was struck.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight

The incident occured after the two men had disembarked a flight from Palma to Dublin.

# aer-lingus - Friday 30 August, 2019

Aer Lingus flight forced to return to Dublin Airport after crew report 'smell' on board

The flight landed safely in Dublin at 9.05am and was met at the terminal by ground crews and engineers.

# aer-lingus - Monday 26 August, 2019

Aer Lingus apologises as customers unable to download boarding passes

The airline said it was a technical issue.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Investigation into Aer Lingus Gatwick incident finds shortcomings with airport procedures

A vehicle was cleared onto the runway in front of an Aer Lingus jet which was travelling at over 110km/h.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Aer Lingus locates luggage containing ashes of passenger's parents that was lost in transit

Bob Gilmour was travelling from Australia to scatter his parents’ ashes in Ballymena and Birmingham.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Aer Lingus customers sleep overnight at Lisbon Airport due to cancelled flight

The flight is not expected to depart until 7.50pm this evening.

# aer-lingus - Monday 24 June, 2019

Opinion: Living with a disability in Ireland - a relentless dystopian nightmare

The daily life of a person with a disability is not aided by Irish society, writes Tom Clonan.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Aer Lingus orders six new 'narrowbody' planes to carry passengers on long-haul flights

The planes, which would be capable of travelling the distance from Rome to New York, will have just one aisle.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Aer Lingus is bringing in 'premium' fares - but what do the experts make of them?

The IAG-owned airline will launch AerSpace on a selection of routes in September.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'There's a market for it': Aviation pundits approve of Aer Lingus's move towards 'premium' fares

The IAG-owned airline will launch AerSpace on a selection of routes in September.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Passengers mistakenly used emergency exits to get off Aer Lingus plane after emergency landing

No injuries were reported following the flight’s emergency landing in 2017.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Complaint upheld after Aer Lingus advert about cost for pet travel 'likely to mislead'

The ASAI determined that the advertisement should not reappear in the current format.

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