# air-travel - Today’s News
Rain or shine (and it’s mostly rain) there are some things we know will always happen in Ireland.
# air-travel - Wednesday 20 May, 2015
*But you’ll have to wait until next summer, soz.
# air-travel - Friday 17 April, 2015
A US government report warns against robotic control of planes.
# air-travel - Tuesday 7 April, 2015
The airline is still managing big passenger growth figures.
# air-travel - Saturday 14 February, 2015
Political interference has kept Aer Lingus one of the smallest airlines in Europe whilst its home-grown competition passed it by ten times over.
# air-travel - Monday 12 January, 2015
Cabin pressure caused flight QZ8501 to explode as it hit the waters of the Java Sea.
# air-travel - Sunday 28 December, 2014
AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic controllers over the Java Sea.
# air-travel - Friday 12 December, 2014
Avolon sold 13.6 million shares yesterday. Get ready for takeoff…
# air-travel - Sunday 30 November, 2014
We’ve all seen them. Now shame them.
# air-travel - Sunday 23 November, 2014
Before the modern jumbo jet and its first class…
# air-travel - Thursday 16 October, 2014
A passenger travelling from Lagos in Nigeria is reported to have a fever and shivers
# air-travel - Sunday 12 October, 2014
The New York airport is the first of five American airports to start the screening.
# air-travel - Monday 8 September, 2014
Latest: Police have performed a controlled explosion.
# air-travel - Thursday 4 September, 2014
There was also a 22.3% increase in the number of transatlantic passengers, which stood at 148,000.
# air-travel - Sunday 24 August, 2014
Iceland’s Meteorological Office said there is no sign of an eruption.
# air-travel - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
The Irish Aviation Authority has told TheJournal.ie it is ‘closely monitoring’ the situation.
# air-travel - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
Did you fly from Dublin to London last year? You helped make it the second busiest international route in the world
Damn you, Chinese Taipei – Hong Kong. So close.
# air-travel - Thursday 7 August, 2014
Latest CSO figures show rise in passenger levels passing through Irish airports last year.
The airline’s latest passeger load figures show that over 6 million people flew with Aer Lingus in the first seven months of this year.
# air-travel - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
The Mayo airport is expected to cater for around 700,000 passengers this year
# air-travel - Friday 11 July, 2014
# air-travel - Thursday 10 July, 2014
An average of 1,759 flights a day flew in Irish airspace in June, according to the Irish Aviation Authority.
# air-travel - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
Deal between debt-laden Italian airline and Etihad is subject to regulator approval.
# air-travel - Monday 23 June, 2014
Controllers are striking over planned cuts under the European Commission’s ‘Single Sky Europe’ programme.
# air-travel - Friday 13 June, 2014
Traffic to the Heineken Cup final in Cardiff was a major driver for the short-hop specialist in May.
# air-travel - Saturday 31 May, 2014
The airline was forced to ground almost all its flights yesterday, at an estimated cost of €10m, over a work schedule dispute.
# air-travel - Monday 19 May, 2014
A strong Easter and new routes are driving the gains made by the short hop carrier.
# air-travel - Friday 9 May, 2014
Impact says the ballot shows the “frustration” of cabin crew.
# air-travel - Monday 14 April, 2014
Not literally. As in stitches of laughter.
# air-travel - Monday 31 March, 2014
You could say it’s hil-air-ious.
# air-travel - Friday 21 March, 2014
# air-travel - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
One of the mysterious elements of the missing Malaysia plane story is that someone shut down the aircraft’s communications system. Why is this allowed?
# air-travel - Saturday 8 March, 2014
No Irish passengers were on board according to Malaysia Airlines.
# air-travel - Monday 3 March, 2014
They have much more than just maple syrup in Canada, you know.
# air-travel - Wednesday 5 February, 2014
The company will now fly daily to Beantown from County Clare.
# air-travel - Monday 3 February, 2014
AKA hell on earth.
The airline says that the fall is “in line with previous guidance”.
# air-travel - Thursday 16 January, 2014
The ITAA say that a reduction in capacity and an increase in demand will result from the closure and have encouraged travellers to seek best prices.
# air-travel - Friday 10 January, 2014
Around 665,000 passengers used the Mayo airport last year – and this year could top 700,000.
# air-travel - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
Figures release today show that 733,000 passengers flew with the airline last month.
# air-travel - Sunday 29 December, 2013
She was presented with a cheque for €3,000 after arriving in Dublin Airport from Washington this morning.