# air-travel - Today’s News
A glimpse at a little-seen world.
# 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
We can help each other through this.
# 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 - 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.
# air-travel - Tuesday 24 December, 2013
On Christmas Eve 50 years ago, the New York International Airport paid a poignant tribute to the fallen US president.
# air-travel - Thursday 12 December, 2013
Ryanair customers feeling the love – because social media has the power to make or break the business.
# air-travel - Thursday 14 November, 2013
The Ryanair boss was prompted to reintroduce pre-booked seats after travelling with his own family.
Imagine you could change the size of your seat…
# air-travel - Sunday 10 November, 2013
A collision at speed can wreak more havoc than one would suspect.
# air-travel - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
Do the safety dance.
# air-travel - Monday 28 October, 2013
The environmental group says that scrapping the tax makes no “long-term sense” and wants Ireland to make increasing use of ferry crossings.
# air-travel - Friday 25 October, 2013
There were 2.2 million overseas trips to Ireland in the period from July to September, a 7.8 per cent increase on 2012.
# air-travel - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
The number of overseas trips to Ireland by non-residents increased to 1.893 million trips from April to June of this year.
# air-travel - Thursday 3 October, 2013
Nearly four-fifths of passengers cite concerns over usability for not using smartphones to book or check in, but most want to.
# air-travel - Friday 13 September, 2013
And it’s pretty full on Friday 13th, apparently.
# air-travel - Monday 9 September, 2013
Over 85,000 passengers passed through the airport last month with numbers travelling to popular sun destinations also up.
# air-travel - Wednesday 17 July, 2013
The airport was evacuated briefly this morning but the public and passengers have now been allowed to return to the building.
# air-travel - Saturday 6 July, 2013
The money was found in the carry-on luggage of a passenger attempting to fly to Amsterdam.
# air-travel - Friday 21 June, 2013
A 13-year-old project, privately funded in Switzerland, has seen a plane flying across America – by day AND by night.
# air-travel - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
Using the power of song.
# air-travel - Monday 10 June, 2013
No flights were affected by the brief evacuation however the fate of the toast is unclear.
# air-travel - Tuesday 4 June, 2013
The budget airline says it carried 5 per cent more passengers in May 2013 than in 2012, leading to an annual increase.
# air-travel - Friday 24 May, 2013
The Pakistan Airlines flight was travelling to Manchester when a disruptive passenger led to it being diverted to Stansted.
# air-travel - Saturday 11 May, 2013
Flight EI168 left Dublin at 3pm – but was back after 15 minutes after striking a flock of birds.
# air-travel - Monday 6 May, 2013
The handlers were caught red-handed on secret recordings – in some cases violently breaking cases open.
# air-travel - Thursday 25 April, 2013
The airline says increasing losses – of €45.5 million in the first quarter of 2013 – highlight the need to cut staff.
# air-travel - Monday 22 April, 2013
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.
# air-travel - Thursday 18 April, 2013
The heavy winds made it impossible for some flights to land – meaning some aircraft are not present to take flights.
# air-travel - Friday 5 April, 2013
Passenger figures increased by 4.3 per cent on March 2012, the airline has said.
# air-travel - Thursday 4 April, 2013
Just under 1.6 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last month according to figures published by DAA.
# air-travel - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
Samoa Air, which operates only two small aircraft, will ask passengers to pay fares based on their weight.
# air-travel - Thursday 21 March, 2013
The Shannon to Alicante service has not operated since 2010.