One of over 40 aircraft taking part in the effort to repatriate 150,000 Thomas Cook holidaymakers was forced to divert to Shannon Airport last night after suffering technical issues off the southwest coast.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
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Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
From gin to mayonnaise, cheese to olive oil, Menorca is a food paradise that is just begging to be explored, writes Shilpa Ganatra
Wed, 03 Jul, 2019
I’ve set about exploring the fauna of the island. Species are few compared to Ireland but, as always with wild things, be they plants by the wayside, birds in the sky, fish in the sea, or
Mon, 28 Jan, 2019
Tourists are bypassing riskier destinations and flocking to Spain’s hotspots but locals are frustrated by what they see as disruption to their lives and pressure on services, writes Sarah White
Tue, 31 May, 2016
Cork Airport and business leaders have expressed disappointment after CityJet blamed lack of demand for its decision to axe its Cork to London City Airport service from June 26 after just eight months.
Fri, 13 May, 2016
CityJet is to discontinue its service from Cork to London City Airport from June 26, just eight months after its launch.
Thu, 12 May, 2016
With the cloud over the nation’s finances for most of the last decade finally blowing over, many people are taking to the blue skies to once again enjoy a sun holiday.
Thu, 21 Apr, 2016
Passenger numbers at Cork Airport are already soaring ahead of the launch of a new summer route to Madrid.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2016
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
The airline planning to launch the first transatlantic flights from Cork has urged US authorities to make a decision on its licence application and clear its ambitious expansion plans for take-off.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Paula Burns explores the secret gem of the Balearic Islands, savouring the tapas at exquisite eateries, and soaking up the sounds of the sea at private beaches.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Low-cost airline Ryanair is to create 1,000 UK jobs next year by flying one million more passengers on a number of new routes.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2012
Spanish airspace reopened this afternoon after a strike by air traffic controllers that left thousands of British holidaymakers stranded, authorities in the country said.
Sat, 04 Dec, 2010
Thousands of Irish holidaymakers face disruption as airport staff on the Balearic Islands plan a series of one-day strikes.
Sat, 28 Jun, 2008
SUNWORLD has launched its biggest holiday programme for summer 2008.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2007
The roof at an airport on the Spanish island of Menorca partially collapsed today, slightly injuring two people, the regional interior ministry said.
Thu, 14 Sep, 2006
French and Spanish rescue aircraft and boats went to the assistance of a cruise ship drifting in the Mediterranean today with more than 700 people on board after a storm knocked out its engines.
Mon, 14 Feb, 2005
A cruise ship with 732 people on board sent out a distress signal today after its engines died during a storm in the Mediterranean.
AMSTERDAM might mean sleaze to some given the notoriety of a certain district of the city, but it’s a lot more that — one of the most popular short-breaks destination for other reasons, one of which is art.
Sat, 19 Apr, 2003
FALCON/JWT are to be commended for committing themselves to a major investment in the southwest.
Sun, 15 Dec, 2002
THE first-ever continental charter airline to establish a base in Cork is to service all the top European sunspots from early next summer.
Wed, 04 Dec, 2002
FIFTEEN destinations are featured in the new Airtours Holidays brochure with the promise that families will be catered for as never before.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2002
A reconstruction of the last known movements of missing schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman is being organised.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2002
HOLIDAY-MAKERS heading for Ibiza’s famed clubs are being warned to steer clear of a potentially lethal drug which is causing two people a day to lapse into comas.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2002
TENS of thousands of people fed up with the never-ending miserable summer are already booking their holiday in the sun for next year.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2002
Spanish coach drivers have agreed a three-year pay deal with their bosses, ending the threat of further disruption to holidaymakers' plans.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2001
Aer Rianta has predicted more disruption at Dublin Airport this evening
Sun, 01 Jul, 2001
Holidaymakers have been warned to expect delays of nearly 24 hours as a result of the coach strike in the Balearic Islands.
Irish holidaymakers in the Balearic Islands can expect further flight delays over the coming days after striking coach drivers rejected an offer designed to bring an end to their pay dispute.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2001
Thousands of Irish holidaymakers heading off to the Balaeric Islands
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