# airlines - Monday 3 March, 2014
Kenny Jacobs will tell DMX Dublin conference next week about plans to make the company a ‘digital leader’.
# airlines - Monday 10 February, 2014
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation is on the first ever joint trade mission of ministers from the Republic, Northern Ireland and the UK.
# airlines - Thursday 30 January, 2014
Watch out for Alf, Teddy Ruxpin, and lots of hairspray.
# airlines - 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.
# airlines - Wednesday 15 January, 2014
Other airlines already offer the service but Ryanair is following suit and promises that a new corporate travel product is also in the works.
# airlines - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
Figures release today show that 733,000 passengers flew with the airline last month.
# airlines - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
Ryanair passengers flying from Dublin, Shannon and Cork were diverted to London Gatwick and East Midlands Airport.
# airlines - Thursday 5 December, 2013
The company had signalled the drop in passengers last month, with long haul passenger numbers dropping 6.9 per cent.
# airlines - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
The deal will see five crew operating the new smaller transatlantic services with a review of operations due next summer.
# airlines - Saturday 2 November, 2013
Passengers on US flights will be allowed use laptops, tablets, mobiles and smart phones throughout the duration of their flight.
# airlines - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
The airline also announced the addition of 10,000 seats to London Southend due to increased popularity with the route.
# airlines - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
The current rate of tax means airlines have to pay €3 for every passenger departing from an airport.
# airlines - Friday 16 August, 2013
Everyone’s talking about poor hygiene in hospitals, home births and students cheating in the Leaving Cert.
# airlines - Thursday 20 June, 2013
Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Brendan Howlin told an Oireachtas committee that “optimal conditions do not exist” for disposing of the government’s 25 per cent stake.
# airlines - 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.
# airlines - 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.
# airlines - 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.
# airlines - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
Samoa Air, which operates only two small aircraft, will ask passengers to pay fares based on their weight.
# airlines - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The airline has signed an agreement to order 175 new Boeing 737-800 planes which will be delivered over five years.
# airlines - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
Aer Lingus has flown nearly 1.3 million passengers so far this year.
# airlines - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
The European Commission has now officially confirmed a decision that had been expected. Ryanair said immediately it will appeal the rejection of its third bid for Aer Lingus.
# airlines - Thursday 31 January, 2013
The court ruling could have wide-ranging implications for air carriers and their passengers.
# airlines - Friday 18 January, 2013
Yesterday MEPs called for regulation of hand luggage charges to protect consumers from being exploited by airlines. Do you think the EU should introduce common rules?
# airlines - Thursday 10 January, 2013
An extra 360,000 passengers used Dublin Airport last year with an increase of 420,000 in international passengers.
# airlines - Sunday 23 December, 2012
Spuds, glorious spuds, stood in for people in on-board tests.
# airlines - Thursday 4 October, 2012
Long-haul and regional services have seen decent growth, but the numbers taking short-haul flights with Aer Lingus have fallen.
# airlines - Tuesday 2 October, 2012
A flight from Chicago to London Heathrow made an emergency landing shortly after 1pm today following reports of a smell of smoke on board.
# airlines - Wednesday 26 September, 2012
Only those over the age of 12 may sit in first seven rows on AirAsia X planes from next February.
# airlines - Sunday 23 September, 2012
Little bags of pretzels on airplanes, plastic bags, ‘the channels’… we miss the days of freebies.
# airlines - Saturday 22 September, 2012
The airlines said the agreement will make travel between the two countries easier with customers using a single electronic ticket to travel.
# airlines - Thursday 30 August, 2012
Air passengers complaints amounted to half of the total number of cases where the ECC liaised with traders directly on behalf of customers.
# airlines - Tuesday 31 July, 2012
Corporate letter to airline’s shareholders urges them to reject takeover bid by rival Ryanair.
# airlines - Monday 30 July, 2012
Airlines have reached a new interline and code-share agreements to expand route choices for their customers.
Chief Executive Michael O’Leary said the airline still expected to grow its traffic for the full year by 4 per cent.
# airlines - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
As shares closed up at €1.09 tonight, Aer Lingus said that the bid of €1.30 per share from Ryanair undervalued it.
The Taoiseach says the government hasn’t yet committed to selling its Aer Lingus take, and won’t be rushed.
The budget carrier has launched a third bid to take over its rival. Should it be allowed to go through?
Ryanair’s bid of €1.30 per share is well above the €0.94 they were worth yesterday – but Aer Lingus says not to act yet.