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#Air Travel

# air-travel - Monday 1 October, 2018

Michael O'Leary says strike action 'fear' has spooked passengers from booking with Ryanair

The airline’s forward bookings for the October school mid-term and Christmas period have been hit.

# air-travel - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Ryanair cabin crew are pushing ahead with 'the biggest strike in the company's history'

Staff across mainland Europe will stage a stoppage on 28 September.

# air-travel - Monday 23 July, 2018

Ryanair issues warning about job losses amid ongoing pilot strike actions

The airline’s profits dipped by 20% in the first quarter of the year.

# air-travel - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Dublin's CityJet is merging with a Spanish airline to form Europe's biggest regional carrier

The combined companies will have a fleet of nearly 100 aircraft.

# air-travel - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Ryanair flight from Dublin suffers in-flight depressurisation before being diverted

The flight to Zadar was diverted to Frankfurt.

# air-travel - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Details of all air passengers travelling from Ireland could be sent to Europe and US under new laws

Ireland has to introduce new legislation to comply with an EU directive by May.

# air-travel - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

US-bound passengers on a number of airlines to face stricter security interviews from tomorrow

Carriers affected include Norwegian Air, Air France and Lufthansa.

# air-travel - Monday 18 September, 2017

Explainer: Here's what to do if Ryanair cancels your flight

Up to 50 flights a day will be cancelled over the next six weeks.

# air-travel - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports

Air carriers were offering a laptop stowage service as the ban comes into effect.

# air-travel - 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.

# air-travel - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Green Army on the move: How Irish fans can get to Lyon

We’ve tracked the best routes in and out of Lyon to help you quickly plan your route.

# air-travel - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Fancy taking off like Robbie Brady? Well here's your chance to WIN a European getaway

Win flights for two to any CityJet destination. CityJet – the official partner of the FAI.

# air-travel - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Strikes in France have led to flights being grounded in Dublin

The dispute is over planned labour reforms.

# air-travel - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

This is how early you should book to get the cheapest flights*

According to Skyscanner, at least.

# air-travel - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Here are some of the most bizarre things flight attendants have seen in their line of duty

From irascible passengers to airline water soup… All human life is here.

# air-travel - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Take a look inside the 10 busiest airports in Europe

It was a big year for air travel in the region.

# air-travel - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Dreaming of this? Soon you can fly direct to Mexico and Jamaica*

*But you’ll have to wait until next summer, soz.

# air-travel - Friday 17 April, 2015

'Hackers could use in-flight TVs to access cockpits'

A US government report warns against robotic control of planes.

# air-travel - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

No wonder Michael O'Leary is smiling...

The airline is still managing big passenger growth figures.

# air-travel - Saturday 14 February, 2015

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.

# air-travel - Monday 12 January, 2015

AirAsia plane 'exploded' as it hit the sea

Cabin pressure caused flight QZ8501 to explode as it hit the waters of the Java Sea.

# air-travel - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Search for plane with 162 people on board called off for the night

AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic controllers over the Java Sea.

# air-travel - Friday 12 December, 2014

This Irish company has gone public in New York and it's already worth a cool $1.6 billion

Avolon sold 13.6 million shares yesterday. Get ready for takeoff…

# air-travel - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge 'Passenger Shaming' is an entire Instagram dedicated to a***holes on flights Feet On Seats

'Passenger Shaming' is an entire Instagram dedicated to a***holes on flights

We’ve all seen them. Now shame them.

# air-travel - Sunday 23 November, 2014

These amazing colour photos show what luxury air travel was like 80 years ago

Before the modern jumbo jet and its first class…

# air-travel - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Air France plane grounded at Madrid airport due to suspected Ebola case

A passenger travelling from Lagos in Nigeria is reported to have a fever and shivers

# air-travel - Sunday 12 October, 2014

JFK airport has started screening passengers for Ebola

The New York airport is the first of five American airports to start the screening.

# air-travel - Monday 8 September, 2014

Luton airport terminal to reopen after controlled explosion on 'suspicious item'

Latest: Police have performed a controlled explosion.

# air-travel - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Aer Lingus passenger numbers continue to increase, up 7%

There was also a 22.3% increase in the number of transatlantic passengers, which stood at 148,000.

# air-travel - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert

Iceland’s Meteorological Office said there is no sign of an eruption.

# air-travel - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk

The Irish Aviation Authority has told TheJournal.ie it is ‘closely monitoring’ the situation.

# air-travel - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

# air-travel - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Passengers, locations and freight: Here are the key stats for Irish aviation in 2013

Latest CSO figures show rise in passenger levels passing through Irish airports last year.

One-fifth more long haul passengers for Aer Lingus last month

The airline’s latest passeger load figures show that over 6 million people flew with Aer Lingus in the first seven months of this year.

# air-travel - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Knock airport is on track for its best year ever

The Mayo airport is expected to cater for around 700,000 passengers this year

# air-travel - Friday 11 July, 2014

Opinion: Don't let your fear of flying ruin your holiday – follow these tips

You deserve those stress-free days on a sun-kissed beach: don’t let an irrational fear get in the way.

# air-travel - Thursday 10 July, 2014

N America-Europe flights through Irish airspace beat 2008 peak

An average of 1,759 flights a day flew in Irish airspace in June, according to the Irish Aviation Authority.

# air-travel - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Etihad Airways to acquire half of Alitalia

Deal between debt-laden Italian airline and Etihad is subject to regulator approval.

# air-travel - Monday 23 June, 2014

Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France's air traffic control strike

Controllers are striking over planned cuts under the European Commission’s ‘Single Sky Europe’ programme.

# air-travel - Friday 13 June, 2014

Heineken Cup drives record month for Aer Lingus

Traffic to the Heineken Cup final in Cardiff was a major driver for the short-hop specialist in May.

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