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#Flights

# flights - Friday 4 October, 2013

Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise

More than 60,000 passengers travelled through the airport last month.

# flights - 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.

# flights - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Trapattoni Waving Goodbye Pic of The Day

It’s so hard to say goodbye…

# flights - 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.

# flights - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Guide to Long Haul Flights Sponsored By Emirates

The Guide to Long Haul Flights

Planning on taking some holidays? Read this before you jet off.

# flights - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Eight injured as plane lands nose-first in New York

The plane carrying 150 people collapsed on landing at La Guardia airport.

# flights - Monday 15 July, 2013

Up and away: Fourth month of air traffic growth at Dublin Airport

Air traffic saw a growth of 3.9 per cent in June – but how many flights were there per day on average?

# flights - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

200 new jobs under Aer Lingus long haul expansion

Christoph Mueller, Chief Executive, Aer Lingus, said that the airline’s transatlantic business “goes from strength to strength”.

# flights - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Miss Mammy's dinners but can't afford a flight home? This new site can help...

FlyThemHome.com was set up so friends, family or people abroad can set up a ‘Flight Fund’ page in order to raise money to buy a ticket home.

# flights - Sunday 16 June, 2013

One in five parents to take children out of school early for holidays

The average primary school pupil misses 11 out of 183 days of a school year.

# flights - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Flights return to normal as air traffic controllers in France call off strike

Off on your holidays today? The good news is Aer Lingus and Ryanair are operating their full schedule today, but there could still be some delays.

# flights - 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.

# flights - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 5.3 per cent last month

The airline saw a 20 per cent increase in long haul passengers in May 2013 compared to last year.

# flights - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Aer Arann buys €144 million worth of aircraft and announces 50 jobs

The airline outlines a plan to double its annual passengers to over two million over the next five years.

# flights - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Nose dive: Aer Lingus passenger numbers drop for April

The airline blames the timing of the bank holiday weekend for a 2.5 per cent drop in passengers.

# flights - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes

The watchdog has found against a number of companies, according to its latest Complaints Bulletin.

# flights - 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.

# flights - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

American Airlines grounds all flights because of tech glitch

Systems have now been fully restored but delays and cancellations are expected.

# flights - 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.

# flights - Monday 8 April, 2013

Research says transatlantic flights will be 'bumpier' by 2050

Why? More turbulence could be a symptom of climate change.

Over €240,000 worth of drugs seized at Dublin Airport

In three separate seizures, large quantities of cocaine and Methamphetamine were seized and two people were arrested.

# flights - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante

The Shannon to Alicante service has not operated since 2010.

# flights - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Armed robbery in Coolock causes three Dublin flights to be diverted to Shannon

The DAA said an Aer Lingus flight from Gatwick, an Aer Lingus Flight from Brussels and a Ryanair flight from Las Palmas were all diverted to Shannon.

# flights - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Stuck in the mud: Poland airport closes as plane skids off runway

Last night’s flight to Dublin was delayed as a result.

# flights - Monday 11 March, 2013

15% more people from Northern Ireland used Dublin Airport in 2012 DAA

15% more people from Northern Ireland used Dublin Airport in 2012

The number of Northern Ireland-based passengers using Dublin Airport has almost doubled since 2010.

# flights - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Aer Lingus passenger numbers fall in February, blames leap year

Aer Lingus has flown nearly 1.3 million passengers so far this year.

# flights - Sunday 24 February, 2013

This gadget prevents plane seat in front of you from reclining… Upright Position This post contains a poll

This gadget prevents plane seat in front of you from reclining…

…But is it fair to use it?

# flights - Friday 8 February, 2013

Transatlantic flights affected by storm on US east coast

The airline said that people due to depart Boston or New York today or tomorrow can rebook their flights on certain dates at no extra charge.

# flights - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Irish pilots 'fear air crash' due to fatigue

The Irish Airline Pilots Association said that it was concerned that the European Aviation Safety Authority was not using certain scientific recommendations on its proposed EU Flight Time Limitations.

# flights - Monday 28 January, 2013

Trips to Ireland up 5 per cent in last quarter of 2012

Trips by residents coming from North America increased by 14.2 per cent to 201,300 while visits from Britain fell.

# flights - Friday 25 January, 2013

Flights cancelled as German airport staff strike

Today marks the second day of the strike at two German airports.

# flights - Monday 21 January, 2013

Travel warning as flights affected by bad weather around Europe

Bad weather around Europe has led to airlines cancelling a number of flights today.

# flights - Saturday 19 January, 2013

More UK flights cancelled due to heavy snowfall and ice

Hundreds of stranded passengers slept at Heathrow Airport overnight after almost 400 flights were cancelled yesterday.

# flights - 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.

# flights - Monday 14 January, 2013

IAA: 2013 another "tough year" for Irish aviation industry

However, Irish air traffic has returned to ‘modest growth’ in 2012, and there are signs that a more consistent growth will emerge, said the Irish Aviation Authority.

# flights - Monday 31 December, 2012

From The42 Have boots, will travel: 6 sporting trips to take in 2013 Flightplan

Have boots, will travel: 6 sporting trips to take in 2013

We mark your sporting calendar and give you a couple of resolutions you may actually enjoy.

# flights - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Flights in Irish airspace increase in October

What was the busiest day for flights last month?

# flights - Monday 5 November, 2012

New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed

US Airways has announced that the new route will commence on 23 May next year.

# flights - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Transatlantic flights impacted by superstorm

Passengers have been advised to check with their airline before travelling to the airport.