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A Look At The Planned US-Ireland Market In May 2024

Currently, 1,849 flights are scheduled between the two nations in May 2024, including the newly-announced routes.

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Irish Jumbos: The Story Of Aer Lingus' Boeing 747 Fleet

Did you know that the airline flew Boeing's iconic double-decker?

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US Customs & Border Preclearance At Irish Airports: Everything You Need To Know

Ireland it a top destination for American tourists.

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Dublin Airport Records Its Busiest Day In History

The airport is seeing strong figures following the pandemic.

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Record Month: Ryanair Carries 1.3 Million More Passengers Than Ever Before

Over 18.7 million passengers were carried by the low-cost carrier during July, smashing its previous monthly record set in June.

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Legal Complaint Launched Against Ryanair's Online Travel Agent Facial Recognition Scan

EU privacy rights group NOYB has cited concerns over privacy amid the carrier's decision to require biometric verification for external ticket sales.

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Bouncing Back: Inside Shannon Airport's Record-Breaking First Half Of The Year

The airport has seen a flurry of new European and Transatlantic route launches as it reaches its highest numbers in over a decade.

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What's It Like Flying In & Out Of Ireland West Knock Airport?

The small airport in rural Ireland offers all you need for a smooth passenger experience.

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Extra Capacity: Examining Aer Lingus' Relationship With The Boeing 757

While hardly a mainstay of the Irish flag carrier's fleet, the 757 played an important role at the airline in the mid to late 2010s.

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Aer Lingus Will Start Recycling Onboard Waste On Ireland Bound Short-Haul Flights

The program is in collaboration with the waste collection company Panda.

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Irish Watchdog Secures Almost €350,000 In Passenger Compensation From Aer Lingus, Ryanair

The majority of complaints were due to cancelled flights.

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Pay And Benefits Information Of 2,000 Dublin Airport Staff Compromised

Other major companies, such as Shell, have also been targeted by hackers.

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Emerald Airlines Pilots Begin Work To Rule Industrial Action

Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Emerald Airlines, is threatened by industrial action.

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Booming: Ryanair Records A €1.43 Billion Profit For 2022 Despite A Q4 Loss

Strong demand and rising ticket prices offset Ryanair's skyrocketing operational costs through 2023, with revenue increasing to €10.78 billion.

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Dublin Airport Looks To Lower Fees For Airlines That Are More Fuel Efficient

The airport has introduced a new incentive to reduce carbon emissions.

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Aer Lingus' Booking System Won't Process Some Irish Names

The carrier has come under fire from passengers unable to use the traditional spelling of their Irish names during the booking process.

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Ryanair Increases Flight Frequency To Ireland For Rugby Fans

Additional flights will be added from La Rochelle and Glasgow ahead of the EPCR Challenge Cup and Heineken Champions Cup finals in Dublin.

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How Aviation's Transferable Skills Have Helped Irish Pilot Jim Gavin As A Gaelic Football Manager

Jim Gavin learned to fly in the Irish Air Corps and later joined the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA).

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History: A Look At Ireland's Early Female Aviation Pioneers

Ireland was heavily involved in the evolution of modern aviation.

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Why Do Certain Italian Aircraft Have Irish Registrations?

Ireland is popular with aircraft leasing companies because of its talented workforce and favorable business taxes.