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# taking-off - Friday 6 October, 2017

One of Ryanair's top executives has just stepped down (but it's not MOL)

Chief operations officer Michael Hickey is to leave the airline this month.

# taking-off - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 things that could only happen on Irish flights Up In The Air

11 things that could only happen on Irish flights

Take off.

# taking-off - Thursday 26 May, 2016

The UK's Vote Leave campaign isn't happy with Ryanair

A complaint about the airline has been made to the Electoral Commission.

# taking-off - Monday 23 May, 2016

Ryanair has just announced MASSIVE full year profits

The company reported €1.24 billion in profits at the end of March.

# taking-off - Monday 15 February, 2016

200 new jobs in ground handling on the way at Dublin Airport

Separately, a healthcare company has announced 200 jobs in Carlow, Cork and Tipperary.

# taking-off - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Ever wanted to fly an Aer Lingus plane? Now's your chance

It won’t cost you a penny, either.

# taking-off - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

A billion-dollar travel giant has paid a cool €55 million for one Dublin tech firm

After 10 years, the founders of Mobile Travel Technologies will share in a big payday.

# taking-off - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up

CityJet is offering new flights to and from London City Airport.

# taking-off - Friday 8 August, 2014

How many flights come in and out of Dublin every day?

Lots. Lots and lots.

# taking-off - 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.

# taking-off - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Good news for aviation and manufacturing start-ups

The government is offering half a million euro in funding.

# taking-off - 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.

# taking-off - 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

# taking-off - Thursday 18 July, 2013

US tourists boost Shannon Airport's numbers

An eight per cent rise in passengers is Shannon Airport’s first increase in five years.

# taking-off - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Ryanair creeps closer to 80m annual passengers after positive May

The budget airline says it carried 5 per cent more passengers in May 2013 than in 2012, leading to an annual increase.

# taking-off - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Ryanair finalises €12 billion order for 175 new Boeing planes

The airline has signed an agreement to order 175 new Boeing 737-800 planes which will be delivered over five years.

# taking-off - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Emirates roll out larger plane on Dublin-Dubai route two months early

The Boeing 777 wasn’t meant to start on the route until July – but Emirates have introduced it early due to major demand.

# taking-off - Sunday 1 April, 2012

'No plans' to dispose of government jet - which last government said it would scrap

Alan Shatter says there are no plans to get rid of the Gulfstream jet – which Tony Killeen said was to be phased out.

# taking-off - Monday 30 January, 2012

Emirates to roll out larger aircraft on Dublin-Dubai route

Only three weeks after beginning Dublin flights, Emirates will increase its capacity by over 1700 seats each week.

# taking-off - Friday 9 December, 2011

Ryanair's new baggage regime means €135 charge for some bags

Ryanair raises baggage fees during the summer months – and will now charge up to €135 for some bags not booked in advance.