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Dublin: 10 °C Wednesday 23 April, 2014
Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

This airline used to be Ireland's national airline (the government owned 85% of the company) now it is a private company and the second largest airline in Ireland. It serves a large number of destinations in Europe, as well as destinations in North America and northern Africa.

# aer-lingus - Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Increase in number of passengers going through Irish airports this Easter Lets Fly Away

Increase in number of passengers going through Irish airports this Easter

More than 250,000 people are expected to pass through Dublin airport this weekend.

# aer-lingus - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tourists targeted with new Shannon – Bristol route Flights

Tourists targeted with new Shannon – Bristol route

The flights will take off at 11.10am, seven days a week.

# aer-lingus - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The future for pensions? Lessons to be learned from high-profile case … Pensions

Column: The future for pensions? Lessons to be learned from high-profile case …

A recent landmark ruling contains lessons that other pension scheme trustees and employers must learn from, writes Samantha McConnell.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From Business ETC Aer Lingus targets tech companies with San Francisco route Taking Flight

Aer Lingus targets tech companies with San Francisco route

The new route aims to bring Irish subsidiaries closer to Silicon Valley parent companies.

# aer-lingus - Friday 28 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus paid its chief executive €1.5m in 2013 Pay Packet

Aer Lingus paid its chief executive €1.5m in 2013

The annual report also outlines cost savings of €30 million are to be introduced.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From Business ETC Google Flight Search takes off in Ireland Come Fly With Me

Google Flight Search takes off in Ireland

The service will now include flights from Ryanair and Aer Lingus, allowing users to compare costs and times on the site.

# aer-lingus - Monday 24 March, 2014

From Business ETC Sold!: Irish tech firm CarTrawler has been bought-out by a multi-billion euro fund Car Rental

Sold!: Irish tech firm CarTrawler has been bought-out by a multi-billion euro fund

Established in 2004 and headquartered in Dublin, CarTrawler employs 180 people.

# aer-lingus - Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU bosses vote to support future industrial action at Dublin airport DAA

SIPTU bosses vote to support future industrial action at Dublin airport

The union’s National Executive Council also voted to fight any further legal action.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From Business ETC Wave goodbye to Aer Arann and say hello to Stobart Air Leaving On A Jet Plane

Wave goodbye to Aer Arann and say hello to Stobart Air

Stobart Group acquired a shareholding in Aer Arann in 2010 following the airline’s examinership, and is the airline’s largest shareholder.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From Business ETC Talks about airport workers’ pensions ‘moving to more intensive phase’ Grounded

Talks about airport workers’ pensions ‘moving to more intensive phase’

This follows the halting of a strike that was planned for last Friday.

# aer-lingus - Monday 17 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair flights cancelled over air traffic controllers strike tomorrow Strrrrrike

Ryanair flights cancelled over air traffic controllers strike tomorrow

Air traffic controllers in France are taking industrial action tomorrow, which will hit some flights in and out of Ireland.

# aer-lingus - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about the death of Edward Haughey, Aer Lingus suing SIPTU and off licences urged not to sell booze too early on Paddy’s Day…

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar isn’t happy that Aer Lingus is taking legal action against SIPTU Unhelpful

Leo Varadkar isn’t happy that Aer Lingus is taking legal action against SIPTU

“All parties should be focusing on the core problems,” he said this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU Sue Me

Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU

The airline has issued proceedings against SIPTU for damages caused by the strike action that was threatened for today.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Judge will decide today if airport strikes can go ahead Courts

Judge will decide today if airport strikes can go ahead

Unions are planning a four-hour stoppage at the country’s airports on Friday – and the DAA and Ryanair want to stop them.

# aer-lingus - Friday 7 March, 2014

From Business ETC UK tribunal rules Ryanair must sell Aer Lingus stake Sell Up

UK tribunal rules Ryanair must sell Aer Lingus stake

The company said today is will be appealing the ruling.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Union agrees to co-operate with Aer Lingus pensions investigation Strike

Union agrees to co-operate with Aer Lingus pensions investigation

However, Siptu said the planned St Patrick’s weekend strike has not been called off.

# aer-lingus - Monday 3 March, 2014

From Business ETC Aer Lingus rebooks customers to avoid air strike chaos on St Patrick’s weekend Intervention

Aer Lingus rebooks customers to avoid air strike chaos on St Patrick’s weekend

A panel of experts is to examine problems in the pension fund at the centre of the dispute but SIPTU said today it is still not in a position to call of the work stoppages planned for Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# aer-lingus - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar hopes to prevent Aer Lingus strike Grounded

Varadkar hopes to prevent Aer Lingus strike

Leo Varadkar said that his department is examining a plan to intervene in the dispute.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Work stoppages to take place at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports Pensions

Work stoppages to take place at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports

The union said this was due to the “refusal” of the companies to engage in meaningful talks over a pension dispute.

# aer-lingus - Monday 24 February, 2014

From Business ETC Aer Lingus says it could have done better last year but one thing hurt it Results

Aer Lingus says it could have done better last year but one thing hurt it

The airline made a profit of €61 million last year, which was in line with expectations.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From Business ETC Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft Disruption

Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft

SIPTU said the votes from the Aer Lingus and Shannon Airport Authority ballot are expected this afternoon.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus welcomes back Boeing as Shannon to Boston route launches Hello Stranger

Aer Lingus welcomes back Boeing as Shannon to Boston route launches

The company will now fly daily to Beantown from County Clare.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Flight planned? Air traffic controllers are going on strike Grounded

Flight planned? Air traffic controllers are going on strike

Some flights from Irish airports are likely to be affected as air traffic controllers in several European countries will strike today and tomorrow.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From Business ETC SIPTU ballot for strike action at Aer Lingus & DAA under way Dispute

SIPTU ballot for strike action at Aer Lingus & DAA under way

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has urged a quick, “simple” solution to the long-running dispute, which centres on a deficit in a pension scheme.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC SIPTU members at Aer Lingus and DAA to vote on strike action Dispute

SIPTU members at Aer Lingus and DAA to vote on strike action

The decision comes a month after SIPTU said that Aer Lingus had threatened them with legal action legal action if they went ahead with a ballot.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From Business ETC Ryanair launch group booking as it targets large travelling parties Ryanair

Ryanair launch group booking as it targets large travelling parties

Other airlines already offer the service but Ryanair is following suit and promises that a new corporate travel product is also in the works.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

From Business ETC Aer Lingus passenger numbers fall slightly, but sees 12% jump in long-haul Air Travel

Aer Lingus passenger numbers fall slightly, but sees 12% jump in long-haul

Figures release today show that 733,000 passengers flew with the airline last month.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie UPDATE: Ryanair brings mother of sick twins home safely Christmas Miracle

UPDATE: Ryanair brings mother of sick twins home safely

After overcoming a tight deadline, technical glitches and fighting a rare condition, Zoe and Maya Murnane faced a Christmas apart, but Ryanair has stepped in.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus Regional to fly to Newcastle from Cork Airport Why Aye Man

Aer Lingus Regional to fly to Newcastle from Cork Airport

Aer Lingus Regional will fly four times a week to Newcastle from Cork as part of a significant expansion at the airport.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From Business ETC SIPTU threatened with legal action over Aer Lingus pensions row Industrial Action

SIPTU threatened with legal action over Aer Lingus pensions row

The airline says it will take any action up to legal action to prevent a ballot on industrial action from going ahead.

# aer-lingus - Friday 6 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Staff at DAA, Shannon Airport and Aer Lingus to hold ballot on industrial action Industrial Action

Staff at DAA, Shannon Airport and Aer Lingus to hold ballot on industrial action

SIPTU members in Aer Lingus and the DAA are involved in a pension dispute.

From Business ETC Former Aer Lingus workers claim discrimination in complaint to Pensions Board Airport Dispute

Former Aer Lingus workers claim discrimination in complaint to Pensions Board

The dispute centres on over 5,000 workers who are no longer employed but are not yet in receipt of their pension.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 5 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus passenger numbers down 5 per cent in November Aviation

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down 5 per cent in November

The company had signalled the drop in passengers last month, with long haul passenger numbers dropping 6.9 per cent.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Lingus Regional creates 20 new jobs with Shannon expansion Airline

Aer Lingus Regional creates 20 new jobs with Shannon expansion

The airline said that the expansion was directly related to the abolition of the travel tax.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 24 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Plane filled with aid from “generous” Irish leaves for Philippines Typhoon Yolande

Plane filled with aid from “generous” Irish leaves for Philippines

The aid is being sent by GOAL on a special Aer Lingus flight to the stricken country.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Lingus crew at Shannon Airport back LRC deal in staffing dispute Deal

Aer Lingus crew at Shannon Airport back LRC deal in staffing dispute

The deal will see five crew operating the new smaller transatlantic services with a review of operations due next summer.

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