Aer Lingus

British Airways slips down annual Which? airline rankings

British Airways has slumped closer to the foot of the table in an annual rankings of short-haul airlines by consumer champions Which?.<p>After a year in which the UK flag carrier suffered a crippling technical meltdown and replaced free snacks on its short-haul flights with paid-for M&S fare, the …

Airlines

A Newly-Chastened Ryanair Desperate to Avert A Holiday Pilots Strike

There was a time when Ryanair’s legendarily cantakerous CEO, Michael O’Leary, would gleefully and symbolically give the finger to his many critics. He once famously tried to charge passengers to go to the bathroom on his planes.<p>That was then.<p>For anyone who has watched O’Leary and Ryanair over the …

Aviation

My Star Wars journey to the 'Last Jedi' temple

CNET travels to Ireland in search of the iconic island used as a filming location in "The Force Awakens" and "The Last Jedi."<p>There is perhaps no more evocative place on Earth to stage a cliff-hanger than on a rock that juts like an angry iceberg out of the wild Atlantic Ocean.<p>This is exactly where …

Ireland

The Surprising Holiday Items You Can and Can’t Take on a Flight

Christmas trees are a go, but you might want to leave your mistletoe at home.<p>Traveling during the holidays can mean transporting lots of goodies with …

Christmas

How to Book Award Travel with Cathay Pacific Asia Miles

Cathay Pacific is a Hong Kong-based airline and a member of the <b>one</b>world Alliance that includes American Airlines and British Airways. It is one of my …

Airlines

LAX/SFO to Paris UA $339, BA $388, $441 Munich, $456 Frankfurt

Oneworld airlines lowered fares today for flights from Los Angeles LAX, San Francisco SFO and San Jose SJC to Paris, Frankfurt, Munich and Brussels …

Air Travel

Aer Lingus adds two A330s to its North Atlantic fleet

Aer Lingus has added an additional two Airbus A330 aircraft to its fleet.

Airlines

Shane MacGowan at 60: A Fairytale of London

<b>Shane MacGowan turns sixty on Christmas Day and Fairytale of New York marks its thirtieth anniversary this year so we’ve raided the RTÉ archives to</b> …

News (Ireland)

The Most Exciting New Airline Routes Coming in 2018

Each new year is a new opportunity — to go somewhere new.<p>In 2018, the world will continue getting smaller as international airlines continue to add …

Airlines

12 Days of Travel: U.S. to Germany for Under $500 Round-Trip

There are flights from nearly 20 U.S. cities to five German hotspots.<p><i>Last year, JetBlue rolled out 12 Days of Deals—daily low fares all over the Western Hemisphere, and we couldn't get enough of it. This year, the airline’s holiday surprise is the return of the ‘All You Can Jet’ pass, but we were</i> …

Air Travel

Review: Aer Lingus Lounge Dublin Airport

My British Airways flight from London arrived in Dublin at 9:40AM, while my connecting Aer Lingus flight to New York was departing at 4:10PM. I …

Airlines

Pilot denies email was an attempt to bring Ryanair 'to its knees'

<i>By Ann O’Loughlin</i><p>One of three pilots being sued by Ryanair has denied in the High Court an allegedly defamatory email was an "attempt to bring the …

News (Ireland)

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These are this year's best airlines - as voted for by you in our Readers' Travel Awards 2017<p>iStock<p>For those on a short-haul break, <b>Air Berlin</b> is the …

Airlines

Irish tourism enjoying best year to date

The Irish tourism industry is continuing to thrive as it records it best year to date.<p>Tourism Ireland says over 10.6 million people will have visited …

News (Ireland)

Ryanair Christmas strike: What has caused the row and which flights will be affected?

Ryanair passengers face the prospect of flight disruption only days before Christmas after pilots at the airline’s Dublin base voted to strike.<p>Why are Ryanair pilots striking?<p>It feels like it’s still part of the fall-out from the pilot rostering failure earlier in the year, which appeared to test …

Airlines

12 Days of Travel: U.S. to Dublin for St. Patrick’s Day from $437 Round-Trip

Or pick your own dates to visit the Emerald Isle for half the price this winter or spring.<p><i>Last year, JetBlue rolled out 12 Days of Deals—daily low fares all over the Western Hemisphere, and we couldn't get enough of it. This year, the airline’s holiday surprise is the return of the ‘All You Can</i> …

Air Travel

How Airport Lounge Economics and Priority Pass Work, Plus Richard Branson Won Big Bet

<i>Skift</i>‘s <b>Brian Sumers</b> interviews the Senior vice president at Airport Lounge Development which runs The Club lounges and she shares Priority Pass …

Airlines

Delta SkyMiles Award Sale December 2017: As Low as 98,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Europe in Business Class

Redeem as few as 98,000 SkyMiles for round-trip flights on Delta Air Lines — plus taxes and fees — for travel in the Delta One business class cabin …

Airlines

Northern Ireland trailer maker's profits soar to £12.5m

A Northern Ireland trailer manufacturer has seen profits surge by 20% to £12.5m.<p>Toome-based SDC Trailers also increased turnover from £179m to £189m, …

Airlines

Dublin Airport opens €22m boarding gate area

Dublin Airport has opened a new €22m boarding gate area.<p>It will be used mainly by Aer Lingus for flights to the UK and continental Europe, has five …

News (Ireland)

Wet socks, sodden gloves and a gleeful cold trudge: nothing lifts the soul like a snow day

Snow had fallen/Snow on snow, snow on snow…" This, expressed in the words of the poet Christina Rossetti, was the news yesterday morning. Forget …

Airlines

UK snow: Flights cancelled amid travel chaos as Storm Caroline hits

Severe weather in Britain and abroad is causing severe problems for tens of thousands of travellers.<p>The busiest sea link to and from Britain, …

Weather

Flights diverted to Bournemouth Airport due to snow at Heathrow

Planes are being diverted to Bournemouth Airport due to weather conditions at Heathrow.<p>Airlines including British Airways, Aer Lingus and easyjet …

Aviation

American Airlines does the business with premium product

With Aer Lingus providing competition on the Dublin to Philadelphia route from March, the business-economy hybrid is a selling point for AA.<p>"From …

Airlines

Flights in and out of Northern Ireland cancelled as snow continues

A number of flights in and out of Northern Ireland have been cancelled as snow across the UK and Europe continues to cause disruption.<p>A spokeswoman …

Airlines

Gift vouchers: the gift that keeps on taking away

Pricewatch: We are being fleeced by unregulated, restrictive vouchers – when will it end?

Airlines

Saoirse Ronan isn't having the backlash around that Aer Lingus sketch on 'SNL'

Lots of people weren't thrilled with <i>Saturday Night Live</i> for capitalizing on the presence of Irish-American guest host Saoirse Ronan with a sketch …

Celebrity News

Can I Bring My Dog On An Airplane? These Airlines Let You Fly With Your Pup

Traveling during the holidays is the ultimate getaway from work and social commitments, but leaving your pet behind can be stressful and expensive. …

Airlines

Advice From American Airlines for Dealing With a Smelly Seatmate and Elderly Men Fight on a Beach

With two different German federal states involved in the project, the airport became a wrangling ground for politicians at all levels.<p>“There was …

Airlines

EU261 Is No Longer Fair - Live and Let's Fly

<i>On a recent mistake fare trip to Manchester our return flight experienced a substantial mechanical delay which resulted in our eligibility for</i> …

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