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#Airlines

# airlines - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Greece, Germany and five other countries kick off EU Covid travel certificates early
# Eu Travel
# Eu Travel

Greece, Germany and five other countries kick off EU Covid travel certificates early

Jun 1st 2021, 8:01 PM 37,465 Views 21 Comments

Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Croatia and Poland have also started the system ahead of the July 1 rollout.

# airlines - Monday 17 May, 2021

Ryanair posts record €815 million annual loss but expects strong travel rebound this summer
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Ryanair posts record €815 million annual loss but expects strong travel rebound this summer

May 17th 2021, 7:32 AM 13,160 Views 9 Comments

Michael O’Leary said he’s “very optimistic” for the next few months.

# airlines - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

CSO figures show a 91% drop in Irish air passenger numbers by the end of 2020
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

CSO figures show a 91% drop in Irish air passenger numbers by the end of 2020

Apr 14th 2021, 1:11 PM 6,178 Views 14 Comments

All routes in and out of Ireland saw a drop of 91% at the end of 2020.

# airlines - Friday 19 February, 2021

Dublin Airport passenger numbers declined by 78% to 7.4 million last year
# Covid Impact
# Covid Impact

Dublin Airport passenger numbers declined by 78% to 7.4 million last year

Feb 19th 2021, 3:27 PM 14,957 Views 29 Comments

More than half of those who travelled through Dublin Airport last year did so in January and February.

# airlines - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Boeing 737 MAX returns to US skies for first time in almost two years with American Airlines flight
# 737 Max
# 737 Max

Boeing 737 MAX returns to US skies for first time in almost two years with American Airlines flight

Dec 29th 2020, 5:25 PM 17,267 Views 26 Comments

The return comes after the Federal Aviation Administration in late November cleared the jet to fly again.

# airlines - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

US aviation officials clear Boeing 737 Max for flight nearly two years after fatal crashes
# 737 Max
# 737 Max

US aviation officials clear Boeing 737 Max for flight nearly two years after fatal crashes

Nov 18th 2020, 1:58 PM 15,120 Views 29 Comments

American Airlines plans to have the 737 Max back in the air before the end of the year.

# airlines - Monday 2 November, 2020

Ryanair says 'hugely challenging' period to continue as it posts €197 million loss for first half of 2020
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ryanair says 'hugely challenging' period to continue as it posts €197 million loss for first half of 2020

Nov 2nd 2020, 7:12 AM 18,108 Views 20 Comments

Given the Covid-19 uncertainty, Ryanair said it cannot provide profit guidance for the 2021 financial year at this time.

# airlines - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Ryanair tells staff it may close Cork and Shannon bases this winter due to government restrictions
# Flights
# Flights

Ryanair tells staff it may close Cork and Shannon bases this winter due to government restrictions

Sep 8th 2020, 9:17 PM 22,565 Views 77 Comments

CEO Eddie Wilson wrote a memo to Ryanair crew at the two airports today.

# airlines - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Ireland stands alone in Europe with travel restrictions, says Aer Lingus chief
# Covid-19 Committee
# Covid-19 Committee

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

Jul 28th 2020, 3:34 PM 51,328 Views 47 Comments

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

DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'
# Covid Committee
# Covid Committee

DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'

Jul 28th 2020, 12:48 PM 13,376 Views 42 Comments

According to the DAA, travel to the 15 Green list countries represented only 9% of their traffic in 2019.

# airlines - 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
# Health Guidelines
# Health Guidelines

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

Jul 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 22,602 Views 29 Comments

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

# airlines - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Quarantine to remain as ministers put travel 'green list' on hold beyond 9 July
# Air Bridges
# Air Bridges

Quarantine to remain as ministers put travel 'green list' on hold beyond 9 July

Updated Jul 4th 2020, 10:50 AM 134,778 Views 137 Comments

The ‘green list’ is expected to be published on 20 July.

# airlines - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

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

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

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 8:46 AM 62,115 Views 160 Comments

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

# airlines - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Over 1,200 flights in and out of Beijing cancelled as it aims to halt Covid-19 spread
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Over 1,200 flights in and out of Beijing cancelled as it aims to halt Covid-19 spread

Jun 17th 2020, 9:11 AM 16,977 Views 20 Comments

The Chinese capital has enacted a number of measures to limit travel in and out of the city.

# airlines - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Leading US airlines say passengers who don't wear face coverings may not be allowed to fly
# Travel
# Travel

Leading US airlines say passengers who don't wear face coverings may not be allowed to fly

Jun 16th 2020, 8:40 AM 8,367 Views 19 Comments

Airlines said they will be “vigorously” enforcing face covering policies throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

# airlines - Thursday 4 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 4th 2020, 7:49 PM 38,859 Views 56 Comments

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

# airlines - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

EU says airlines must refund customers for cancelled flights, and vouchers won't do
# European Commission
# European Commission

EU says airlines must refund customers for cancelled flights, and vouchers won't do

Updated May 13th 2020, 4:53 PM 64,926 Views 105 Comments

Under EU rules, travellers have the right to choose between vouchers or cash reimbursement.

# airlines - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Ryanair expects flights to be grounded from today and warns it could last until May
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair expects flights to be grounded from today and warns it could last until May

Mar 24th 2020, 11:07 AM 26,858 Views 15 Comments

Ryanair has offered its planes for rescue flights and for the transport of medicine.

# airlines - Monday 16 March, 2020

Simon Coveney: There is little certainty 'beyond Friday' about where planes will be flying to
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Simon Coveney: There is little certainty 'beyond Friday' about where planes will be flying to

Mar 16th 2020, 9:25 AM 92,503 Views 78 Comments

The Tánaiste said that flights between Ireland and the UK would not be shut down.

# airlines - Friday 13 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 13th 2020, 2:07 PM 92,120 Views 27 Comments

Both companies confirmed they will lift the fees from today.

# airlines - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights
# Grounded
# Grounded

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights

Sep 12th 2019, 6:56 PM 23,834 Views 17 Comments

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

# airlines - Friday 23 August, 2019

Unions fear more than 500 job losses as Ryanair to close four Spanish bases
# Airlines
# Airlines

Unions fear more than 500 job losses as Ryanair to close four Spanish bases

Aug 23rd 2019, 7:19 PM 38,159 Views 19 Comments

A Spanish union accused Ryanair of “dismantling” its operations in the country.

# airlines - Monday 22 July, 2019

Irish airport complaints rose by 56% in 2018
# Aviation Anger
# Aviation Anger

Irish airport complaints rose by 56% in 2018

Jul 22nd 2019, 12:05 PM 19,981 Views 44 Comments

The airline and airport regulator has struggled to cope with the volume of complaints.

# airlines - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Some female pilots have to 'choose between terminating pregnancy or quitting'
# Bogus Self-employment
# Bogus Self-employment

Some female pilots have to 'choose between terminating pregnancy or quitting'

Jun 20th 2019, 3:08 PM 32,547 Views 68 Comments

Ialpa today said that female pilots in bogus self-employment are not guaranteed a job when they return after having a baby.

# airlines - Thursday 17 January, 2019

This is the new look Aer Lingus after 26 focus groups and 50 different shamrocks
# Kitted Out
# Kitted Out

This is the new look Aer Lingus after 26 focus groups and 50 different shamrocks

Jan 17th 2019, 8:23 PM 48,018 Views 81 Comments

The airline hopes to apply the last lick of paint by 2021.

# airlines - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:28 AM 39,164 Views 26 Comments

Flights resumed at Gatwick yesterday, but knock-on delays are still affecting passengers this weekend.

# airlines - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

UK aviation authority takes Ryanair to court over compensation claims
# Dispute
# Dispute

UK aviation authority takes Ryanair to court over compensation claims

Dec 5th 2018, 8:15 PM 7,434 Views 9 Comments

The CAA said that it was taking enforcement action against the budget airline after Ryanair’s decision not to compensate the customers who had flights cancelled.

# airlines - Monday 1 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 1st 2018, 1:04 PM 25,410 Views 61 Comments

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

# airlines - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Flight disruptions continue after Storm Ali led to over 80 cancellations in Dublin yesterday
# Disruptions
# Disruptions

Flight disruptions continue after Storm Ali led to over 80 cancellations in Dublin yesterday

Sep 20th 2018, 7:43 PM 10,724 Views 7 Comments

Gusts of wind of up to 147km/h were recorded during yesterday’s Storm Ali.

# airlines - Sunday 22 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 12:00 PM 24,741 Views 15 Comments

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

# airlines - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Ryanair collects €1.8bn through extra charges - but it's not the king of the add-on
# Fora
# Fora

Ryanair collects €1.8bn through extra charges - but it's not the king of the add-on

Jul 21st 2018, 10:00 AM 29,925 Views 40 Comments

American airlines dominate the world’s league of non-ticket sales.

# airlines - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

So, what happens when you're blamed for forcing a passenger plane to land?
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

So, what happens when you're blamed for forcing a passenger plane to land?

Jun 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 67,993 Views 32 Comments

An Ibiza-bound Ryanair flight from Dublin was forced to divert to Paris on Saturday morning.

# airlines - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight
# David Dao
# David Dao

Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight

Oct 18th 2017, 7:16 AM 17,441 Views 18 Comments

A video went viral in April of officers pulling passenger David Dao off the flight.

# airlines - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

TD stops pilots from giving testimony after they raise problems with aviation regulator
# Air Safety
# Air Safety

TD stops pilots from giving testimony after they raise problems with aviation regulator

Oct 4th 2017, 9:30 PM 24,984 Views 20 Comments

The chair of the Oireachtas Transport Committee adjourned the meeting to a later date.

# airlines - Monday 2 October, 2017

Monarch Airlines ceases trading leaving 110,000 passengers stranded
# Grounded
# Grounded

Monarch Airlines ceases trading leaving 110,000 passengers stranded

Oct 2nd 2017, 8:05 AM 30,173 Views 55 Comments

The failure has been described as “the biggest ever UK airline failure”.

# airlines - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Russian Court rules that an airline can't enforce body size limits for female flight attendants
# Aeroflot
# Aeroflot

Russian Court rules that an airline can't enforce body size limits for female flight attendants

Sep 7th 2017, 2:46 PM 16,156 Views 12 Comments

The women were awarded lost wages and €73 damages.

# airlines - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Wow Air is suspending its Cork-Reykjavik service just five months after starting it
# Lack Of Demand
# Lack Of Demand

Wow Air is suspending its Cork-Reykjavik service just five months after starting it

Jul 29th 2017, 12:16 PM 32,126 Views 64 Comments

Finishing for the winter in October, there are a small number of flights cancelled in September, too.

# airlines - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Passengers warned of potential long delays at airports in Europe this summer
# Airport Security
# Airport Security

Passengers warned of potential long delays at airports in Europe this summer

Jul 27th 2017, 5:35 PM 24,979 Views 29 Comments

A new EU regulation introduced in March has led to tighter border control in European airports.

# airlines - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

No airline employee to lose their job after passenger dragged screaming from overbooked flight
# United We Stand
# United We Stand

No airline employee to lose their job after passenger dragged screaming from overbooked flight

Apr 18th 2017, 8:07 PM 12,989 Views 25 Comments

CEO Oscar Munoz called the situation a “systems failure”.

# airlines - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Ryanair will offer connecting flights onto rivals' routes starting this year
# Big Deal
# Big Deal

Ryanair will offer connecting flights onto rivals' routes starting this year

Apr 6th 2017, 12:40 PM 22,314 Views 8 Comments

The Irish budget airline plans to hook up with both Aer Lingus and Norwegian Air.

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