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# passengers - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Blocking middle seats on planes reduces virus risk by half, study suggests
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Blocking middle seats on planes reduces virus risk by half, study suggests

Thu 8:06 AM 16,691 Views 41 Comments

Airlines don’t agree, they argue that filters and air-flow systems on most planes make them safe when passengers wear face masks.

# passengers - 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

Wed 1:11 PM 6,125 Views 14 Comments

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

# passengers - Saturday 16 January, 2021

All passengers arriving into Ireland must have a negative PCR test from today
# International Travel
# International Travel

All passengers arriving into Ireland must have a negative PCR test from today

Jan 16th 2021, 6:30 AM 31,578 Views 49 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about the new rules.

# passengers - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Leaders in the North criticise Irish Government for failing to share passenger data
# Sharing Is Caring
# Sharing Is Caring

Leaders in the North criticise Irish Government for failing to share passenger data

Jan 14th 2021, 7:32 PM 34,359 Views 37 Comments

Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill said repeated efforts to secure the information had failed.

# passengers - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Cabinet signs off on all passengers requiring negative PCR test result prior to arrival in Ireland
# International Travel
# International Travel

Cabinet signs off on all passengers requiring negative PCR test result prior to arrival in Ireland

Jan 12th 2021, 5:58 PM 41,781 Views 59 Comments

The new measures will kick in on Saturday.

# passengers - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Ryanair suffers 82% drop in passenger numbers in November
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Ryanair suffers 82% drop in passenger numbers in November

Dec 2nd 2020, 11:48 AM 14,858 Views 31 Comments

The airline carried just two million passengers last month.

# passengers - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year

Jan 8th 2020, 9:31 PM 13,284 Views 31 Comments

Passenger figures across the rail, bus and tram network in Ireland increase last year.

# passengers - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Police board easyJet flight at Gatwick airport over 'safety-related issue'
# London
# London

Police board easyJet flight at Gatwick airport over 'safety-related issue'

Dec 7th 2019, 7:37 PM 30,337 Views 5 Comments

A spokesperson confirmed the issue involved a flight which arrived from Poland.

# passengers - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Thomas Cook refunds to take up to two months, with 35,000 passengers still to fly home
# Operation Matterhorn
# Operation Matterhorn

Thomas Cook refunds to take up to two months, with 35,000 passengers still to fly home

Oct 1st 2019, 12:30 PM 8,980 Views 4 Comments

More than 100 aircraft have been used as part of the UK’s repatriation fleet and some 115,000 people have been flown back to the UK.

# passengers - Friday 14 September, 2018

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)
# Commuter Charter
# Commuter Charter

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)

Sep 14th 2018, 9:22 PM 26,373 Views 75 Comments

‘Kiss and ride’ zones are designed to allow drivers to stop and drop off or pick up people for a maximum of a few minutes.

# passengers - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Irish Rail admits 'teething problems' - but passengers say new timetable 'a disaster' for some areas
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Irish Rail admits 'teething problems' - but passengers say new timetable 'a disaster' for some areas

Sep 11th 2018, 6:07 PM 38,263 Views 30 Comments

Shorter trains are causing problems for passengers on the northside of Dublin.

# passengers - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Very significant' damage and severe disruption after Dublin to Galway train hits herd of cows
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

'Very significant' damage and severe disruption after Dublin to Galway train hits herd of cows

Jun 28th 2018, 5:19 PM 69,214 Views 64 Comments

The 15.35 Heuston to Galway train collided with 8 cattle.

# passengers - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers
# Paris
# Paris

Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers

Jun 17th 2018, 6:13 PM 107,965 Views 126 Comments

A Ryanair spokesperson said that three passengers became “disruptive” during the flight.

# passengers - Sunday 4 February, 2018

The UK's travel watchdog is to investigate if airlines are 'pro-actively splitting up groups'
# Tarmac Trevails
# Tarmac Trevails

The UK's travel watchdog is to investigate if airlines are 'pro-actively splitting up groups'

Feb 4th 2018, 7:02 PM 23,521 Views 52 Comments

In a survey of different airlines, groups travelling with Ryanair were more likely to be seated separately if they hadn’t paid for their seats.

# passengers - Friday 26 January, 2018

New system on the Dart to slash the notice needed for wheelchair users to access service
# Accessibility
# Accessibility

New system on the Dart to slash the notice needed for wheelchair users to access service

Jan 26th 2018, 10:46 PM 17,377 Views 25 Comments

Campaigners had long called for a change to the system of giving 24 hours’ notice.

# passengers - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

DART pilot project to reduce advance notice for disabled passengers from 24 to four hours
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

DART pilot project to reduce advance notice for disabled passengers from 24 to four hours

Nov 22nd 2017, 8:03 PM 12,191 Views 42 Comments

Shane Ross has said the 24-hour travel notice period disabled passengers must give Irish Rail is ‘unacceptable’.

# passengers - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Tightened security leading to long airport queues for Irish passengers
# EU Border Controls
# EU Border Controls

Tightened security leading to long airport queues for Irish passengers

Aug 2nd 2017, 10:40 PM 30,675 Views 41 Comments

Airports in Spain, France, Italy and Portugal are among those affected.

# passengers - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Ryanair customers have been complaining about being seated rows apart on flights that aren't full
# Allocated Seating
# Allocated Seating

Ryanair customers have been complaining about being seated rows apart on flights that aren't full

Jun 13th 2017, 6:01 AM 31,208 Views 114 Comments

Passengers have reported being split up even though the flight they were travelling in was not full.

# passengers - Saturday 27 May, 2017

British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure
# Computer Outage
# Computer Outage

British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure

May 27th 2017, 1:33 PM 32,371 Views 28 Comments

Some passengers have suggested that the outage was caused by a lightning strike.

# passengers - Saturday 6 May, 2017

India plans to create a national 'no-fly list' of unruly passengers
# Altercations
# Altercations

India plans to create a national 'no-fly list' of unruly passengers

May 6th 2017, 8:15 PM 9,726 Views 7 Comments

The move comes after a lawmaker made headlines for repeatedly striking a steward on an Air India flight.

# passengers - Thursday 15 September, 2016

French strikes force Aer Lingus and Ryanair to cancel flights
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

French strikes force Aer Lingus and Ryanair to cancel flights

Sep 15th 2016, 10:00 AM 16,226 Views 42 Comments

French air traffic controllers are striking today and tomorrow.

# passengers - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Black Lives Matter protesters who locked themselves together on London runway arrested
# London City Airport
# London City Airport

Black Lives Matter protesters who locked themselves together on London runway arrested

Sep 6th 2016, 11:56 AM 27,651 Views 167 Comments

A Cityjet flight that was due to arrive in Dublin at 8am was cancelled.

# passengers - Friday 26 August, 2016

Ryanair claims to be 'world's favourite airline' as passenger numbers soar
# High Flyers
# High Flyers

Ryanair claims to be 'world's favourite airline' as passenger numbers soar

Aug 26th 2016, 11:14 AM 16,220 Views 113 Comments

The latest consumer data put passenger numbers for Ryanair well above those of its competitors.

# passengers - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'No indication' of terrorism in Swiss train attack
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

'No indication' of terrorism in Swiss train attack

Aug 14th 2016, 2:02 PM 12,889 Views 92 Comments

A female victim and the assailant died of their injuries in yesterday’s assault in eastern Switzerland.

# passengers - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Emirates plane may have attempted go-around before crash
# Investigation
# Investigation

Emirates plane may have attempted go-around before crash

Aug 4th 2016, 10:44 PM 32,786 Views 35 Comments

Four Irish passengers were on board the plane when it crashed.

# passengers - Thursday 23 June, 2016

More and more people are using the train and Luas
# Tag On
# Tag On

More and more people are using the train and Luas

Jun 23rd 2016, 3:19 PM 11,733 Views 37 Comments

Iarnród Éireann and the Luas brought in over €200 million from passenger revenue in 2015.

# passengers - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Photos: The longest ship to dock at Dublin returned this morning and is headed for Cork
# Massive
# Massive

Photos: The longest ship to dock at Dublin returned this morning and is headed for Cork

May 3rd 2016, 1:41 PM 32,304 Views 34 Comments

She is one of 113 cruise calls confirmed to visit Dublin Port this year.

# passengers - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic
# No Smooth Sailing
# No Smooth Sailing

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic

Feb 9th 2016, 9:57 AM 42,582 Views 32 Comments

The Royal Caribbean cruise liner was hit by 30 foot waves and 150mph winds.

# passengers - Monday 18 January, 2016

Dublin Airport considers another runway (again) as passenger numbers hit 25 million
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Dublin Airport considers another runway (again) as passenger numbers hit 25 million

Jan 18th 2016, 2:05 PM 21,060 Views 104 Comments

An additional 3.3 million people used the airport in 2015.

# passengers - Thursday 12 November, 2015

More passengers are complaining about Aer Lingus than Ryanair
# Complaints
# Complaints

More passengers are complaining about Aer Lingus than Ryanair

Nov 12th 2015, 3:24 PM 17,969 Views 34 Comments

This follows Ryanair’s move towards becoming more customer friendly last year.

# passengers - Monday 9 November, 2015

87-year-old woman punched in the face by teenagers on London bus
# Vicious
# Vicious

87-year-old woman punched in the face by teenagers on London bus

Nov 9th 2015, 8:33 AM 43,492 Views 83 Comments

The two girls involved in the incident are believed to be aged between 14 and 18.

# passengers - Friday 6 November, 2015

14 things you definitely don’t want to happen to you on a flight
# Flight Of Terror
From The Daily Edge
# Flight Of Terror

14 things you definitely don’t want to happen to you on a flight

Nov 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 11,434 Views 5 Comments

These people must be stopped.

# passengers - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Train evacuated over bag of smelly meat
# France
# France

Train evacuated over bag of smelly meat

Oct 3rd 2015, 1:23 PM 14,252 Views 14 Comments

The incident saw 250 people evacuated from the train.

# passengers - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Man arrested for urinating on fellow passengers on plane
# Flight Relief
# Flight Relief

Man arrested for urinating on fellow passengers on plane

Sep 12th 2015, 4:55 PM 38,320 Views 38 Comments

The suspect slept through most of the three-hour flight but woke up shortly before landing and began relieving himself.

# passengers - Thursday 3 September, 2015

The airplane part found on remote island IS from missing flight MH370
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

The airplane part found on remote island IS from missing flight MH370

Sep 3rd 2015, 6:18 PM 20,051 Views 21 Comments

The plane disappeared on 8 March 2014.

# passengers - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

French authorities have only hours left to question train gunman
# Train Attack
# Train Attack

French authorities have only hours left to question train gunman

Aug 25th 2015, 6:58 AM 12,587 Views 44 Comments

Under French law the suspect must either be charged or an extension sought later this evening.

# passengers - Monday 24 August, 2015

Passengers terrified as brawl breaks out on Dublin bus
# Fight
# Fight

Passengers terrified as brawl breaks out on Dublin bus

Aug 24th 2015, 7:49 PM 95,695 Views 136 Comments

Dublin Bus said its driver, who activated the panic alarm and then exited the bus, followed proper procedures.

# passengers - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed

Aug 19th 2015, 11:47 AM 11,531 Views 7 Comments

The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.

# passengers - Friday 31 July, 2015

Knock to UK flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after smoke alarm goes off
# Unscheduled
# Unscheduled

Knock to UK flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after smoke alarm goes off

Jul 31st 2015, 9:14 PM 11,976 Views 14 Comments

All 74 passengers disembarked safely from the Flybe aircraft.

# passengers - Monday 15 June, 2015

This guy went to great lengths to prank airline passengers flying over his house
# WHERE ARE WE
# WHERE ARE WE

This guy went to great lengths to prank airline passengers flying over his house

Jun 15th 2015, 9:30 PM 38,952 Views 14 Comments

*applause*

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