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#Airline

# airline - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

With the Air Travel Tax gone, Ryanair commits to a million more passengers

The airline says it wants to meet Irish airport bosses to discus growing its traffic in and out of Ireland by at least one million passengers a year from April 2014.

Dublin-bound Ryanair flight diverted to Italy after passenger is taken ill

The plane landed in Sicily shortly after take off from Malta after a member of an Irish dancing troupe took ill.

# airline - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Don't hold back: Ryanair want your ideas on how to 'further' improve customer service

Michael O’Leary’s open to ideas on how to soften those “rough edges” at the low fares carrier.

# airline - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Dublin Airport's Terminal 2 evacuated after fire alert

A smoke alarm was triggered at a café, and a section of the facility was evacuated as a precautionary measure.

# airline - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

FAA panel advises lifting ban on use of gadgets during take-off and landing

The panel said a ban should remain on browsing the Internet and sending or receiving texts and emails while the plane is flying below 10,000 feet.

# airline - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Ryanair publishes complaints email address after NCA action

The carrier confirmed yesterday it was dropping a court action challenging the agency’s order.

# airline - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Ryanair donates to autism charity after boarding pass controversy

A spokesperson said the airline would not disclose the amount of the donation but said the airline regretted the two volunteers were charged for having their boarding passes printed.

# airline - Friday 20 September, 2013

Ryanair hits back at survey that says it has the worst customer service

The low-cost airline tweeted a tongue in cheek response, saying Which magazine ‘hasn’t got a clue’.

No more captchas for individual bookings on Ryanair.com

Plus, the airline is making its app free – it will no longer cost €3, thanks to its new digital strategy.

# airline - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Pilot arrested at English airport on suspicion of being drunk

The airline said the pilot has been grounded after he was arrested at Leeds Bradford airport last night.

# airline - Friday 6 September, 2013

'Record year' for transatlantic flights at Dublin Airport

The total passenger numbers at the airport are up this year by 6 per cent.

# airline - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent

The company did say, however, that good weather in July affected its forward booking profile.

# airline - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Just one air traffic controller to work night shift at Cork Airport from January

The Irish Aviation Authority said that reduced flight numbers and charges as well as cuts in revenue per flight have made current service levels “unsustainable”.

# airline - Sunday 25 August, 2013

TD asks Oireachtas to question Ryanair on safety record

Fianna Fáil TD Timmy Dooley has written to the chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Transport to ask him to invite Ryanair to discuss their procedures.

# airline - 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.

# airline - Monday 12 August, 2013

Ryanair pilots reveal serious concerns about passenger safety

More than 90 per cent of pilots surveyed believe Irish and European aviation authorities should investigate the impact of employment practices on safety.

# airline - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Summer holidays give boost to Aer Lingus passenger figures

Passenger figures at Aer Lingus have increased by almost 3 per cent compared to this time last year.

# airline - Monday 29 July, 2013

Ryanair says it's probably going to make a €600 million profit this year

Ryanair’s profits dropped by 21 per cent in the first three months of this year – but the airline said

# airline - Thursday 4 July, 2013

3% more passengers fly with Aer Lingus in June

While long haul flown passengers is up by 17.2 per cent last month compared to the same time last year.

# airline - Monday 1 July, 2013

Michael O'Leary's second-in-command at Ryanair to step down

Michael Cawley has worked at Ryanair since 1997 and is leaving to pursue other business interests.

# airline - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Ryanair loses EU court battle over sale of Alitalia planes

The Dublin-based carrier had argued the sale shouldn’t be allowed as the Italian airline received unlawful state aid.

# airline - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

French air traffic controllers call off third day of crippling strike

France and Germany have asked the EU to delay its ‘Single European Sky’ plans, ending the strike a day early.

Aer Lingus and Ryanair cancel more flights as protest spreads accross Europe

Workers in ten other countries are expected to stage protests today including work-to-rule action and public information campaigns.

# airline - Sunday 2 June, 2013

This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays

Well, all of the most important things anyway…

# airline - Monday 22 April, 2013

Strike action sees Lufthansa flights cancelled across Europe

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.

# airline - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

53% drop in rate of mishandled luggage in last six years

However the total number of mishandled bags was 26.04 million, up from 25.8 million in 2011.

# airline - Friday 5 April, 2013

On the up: Aer Lingus passenger figures increase in March

Passenger figures increased by 4.3 per cent on March 2012, the airline has said.

# airline - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Sinéad O'Connor puppet

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# airline - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante

The Shannon to Alicante service has not operated since 2010.

# airline - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Aer Arann announces new routes, 16% rise in passenger numbers

The airline said it has completed a successful restructuring programme which signals a “new beginning” for the company.

# airline - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

20 people killed in Kazakhstan plane crash

The plane crashed about five kilometres short of the financial centre’s main airport.

# airline - Friday 18 January, 2013

UPDATE: Aviation source criticises Ryanair’s baggage policy

The airline said its one bag rule was necessary for safety reasons but has now confirmed that passengers in some airports are allowed a second bag.

MEPs urge Commission to draft rules for carry-on luggage

British MEP Brian Simpson described the add on charges imposed by airlines as “a cancer”.

# airline - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Ryanair announces new bases in Morocco

The bases will offer 11 new routes and create up to 2,500 jobs in Morocco.

# airline - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

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Ryanair asks: Which is bigger, a cabbage or Texas?

# airline - Monday 7 January, 2013

Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 7.2% in December

New traffic statistics for Aer Lingus show that the airline flew 734,000 passengers in December 2012.

# airline - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Aer Lingus November traffic up despite threat of industrial action

The airline said passenger numbers increased by 2.1 per cent in November 2012 compared to the same month last year.

# airline - Sunday 2 December, 2012

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Thirty children from Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin fly on the Santa Express

The children were accompanied by Santa’s elves on the Santa Express and treated to a day of fun at his grotto and Adventure Island before flying back to Dublin.

# airline - Monday 12 November, 2012

Emirates flight turns back after mid-air explosion

No one was injured in the incident but passengers en route to Dubai reported seeing a bright orange flash and hearing a loud bang.

# airline - Friday 9 November, 2012

SIPTU calls emergency meeting of Aer Lingus pension committee

They are to discuss an IBEC/ICTU five-point-plan aimed at establishing a process to resolve the pension dispute at the airline.