A transatlantic jet diverted to Shannon Airport early yesterday so that passengers could use the toilet facilities.
Tue, 27 Dec, 2016
Delta Air Lines will be handing out refunds and travel vouchers as penance for the latest computer malfunction to knock a major airline off stride.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
Manslaughter convictions against Continental Airlines and a mechanic for the July 2000 crash of an Air France Concorde that killed 113 people, have been overturned by a French appeals court.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
Datalex — the Dublin-headquartered international travel software company — has edged closer to profitability, by nearly eradicating its first-half losses.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2012
Dublin-based international travel software company Datalex cut its losses by over 30% last year, while growing revenue by 4%.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2012
Shannon Airport is set for another blow this summer, after confirmation United Airlines will not operate additional services from the Mid-West to the US.
Tue, 28 Feb, 2012
Dublin-based travel retail solutions provider Datalex has seen a 1.3% increase in revenues to $13.3m in the first half of the year.
Tue, 30 Aug, 2011
A WALK-ON role in Fair City is among several items up for auction at the Cork Simon Ball.
Wed, 25 May, 2011
OTHER passengers sat stunned as they watched a man walk quickly towards the front of American Airlines Flight 1561 as it was descending toward San Francisco.
Wed, 11 May, 2011
Wed, 30 Mar, 2011
FOLLOWING a massive drop in medical emergencies at Shannon Airport in 2009, there was a considerable jump last year in the number of incidents where aircraft diverted to the mid west airport with ill passengers.
Tue, 18 Jan, 2011
America’s Continental Airlines and one of its mechanics were today found guilty of criminal negligence in causing the French Concorde crash that killed 113 people 10 years ago.
Mon, 06 Dec, 2010
The opening of Terminal 2 failed to lift spirits, says Scott Millar.
Sat, 20 Nov, 2010
Passengers passed through Dublin Airport's Terminal 2 today as the new €600m project was officially opened.
Fri, 19 Nov, 2010
A DRUGS “mule” on board a transatlantic jet was close to death, a court heard yesterday, after one of the bags of cocaine he swallowed burst in his stomach forcing the plane to perform an emergency landing at Shannon Airport.
Wed, 10 Nov, 2010
A TRANSATLANTIC jet was grounded at Shannon Airport last night after an exit door was damaged while a sick passenger was removed from the plane.
Sat, 12 Jun, 2010
A transatlantic jet has been grounded at Shannon Airport this evening after an exit door was damaged while an ill passenger was being removed from the plane.
Fri, 11 Jun, 2010
The defence lawyer for Continental Airlines challenged court experts, the prosecutor, the judge and the plaintiff – Air France – today as a French court wrapped up a trial into the crash of a Concorde supersonic jet 10 years ago.
Fri, 28 May, 2010
A DUTY-FREE shop recently opened at Shannon has been closed due to concerns of the US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) personnel who are based at the airport.
Fri, 21 May, 2010
United Airlines and Continental Airlines have announced plans to merge, creating the world's biggest carrier.
Mon, 03 May, 2010
The world's biggest airline is due to be created later, with the expected announcement of a merger between American carriers United and Continental Airlines.
United Airlines and Continental Airlines are moving closer to announcing as early as Monday that they will merge to form the world's largest carrier by passenger traffic, according to sources.
Fri, 30 Apr, 2010
A transatlantic jet was forced to return to Dublin Airport today after experiencing a number of technical problems after take off.
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010
Ryanair has reversed an earlier decision to withdraw its services from Shannon to Liverpool and Edinburgh, Minister Tony Killeen said today.
Fri, 26 Feb, 2010
BOREDOM and terror were said to be the only two emotions associated with flying, but it now looks like hot passion could be added to the list.
Wed, 24 Feb, 2010
A French court today rejected defence requests to call off a long-awaited trial on the deadly crash of a Concorde supersonic jet.
Wed, 03 Feb, 2010
A French court is today deciding whether to call off a long-awaited trial on the deadly crash of a Concorde supersonic jet on a technicality.
CONTINENTAL Airlines and five men went on trial yesterday for their alleged role in the crash of an Air France Concorde that killed 113 people in 2000 and ended an era of luxury supersonic travel.
A court today finally began to decide who was to blame for Air France’s 2000 Concorde crash, an accident that killed 113 people and hastened the end of the world’s only supersonic airliner.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2010
A four-month trial over the Air France Concorde crash 10 years ago will begin today.
WAS an abandoned scrap of metal on the runway really the main culprit in the fiery crash of an Air France Concorde shortly after takeoff?
A four-month trial aiming to establish the definitive cause of the Air France Concorde crash 10 years ago is due to start tomorrow.
Mon, 01 Feb, 2010
Continental Airlines is to increase its services between Shannon and New York.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2010
IRISH shoppers are continuing to flock to New York despite the downturn with figures indicating numbers are up on last year.
Mon, 11 Jan, 2010
US senators criticised authorities regarding an airport security breach at the weekend as a video of the incident emerged showing a guard standing nearby as a man followed a woman into the terminal.
Thu, 07 Jan, 2010
Blocked toilets, crying babies and airless cabins make air travellers furious – and the US government says they don’t have to take it any more.
Tue, 22 Dec, 2009
Brussels: American Airlines and fellow Oneworld alliance partners British Airways and Iberia face fresh EU antitrust hurdles as they look to extend their pact to include co-ordinated schedules and prices.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2009
AN airliner crashed into the control tower after landing on the Thai holiday island of Samui yesterday, killing the pilot.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2009
CO-PILOTS were forced to take over the controls and land a transatlantic passenger jet in the US yesterday after the captain died mid-flight.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2009
A US Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman confirmed today that a Continental Airlines pilot has died in mid-flight from Belgium to the US.
Thu, 18 Jun, 2009
AIRFARES from as low as €80 will be offered to American holidaymakers to lure them to Ireland in one of the toughest years yet for the tourism industry.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2009
AER Lingus’s Shannon to New York route got a “stay of execution” following the decision by Delta Airlines to cease its service on the route.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2009
Aer Lingus’s decision to scrap one of its Shannon transatlantic routes will deal a major blow to the region’s tourist industry, it was claimed tonight.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2009
Most of the largest US airlines will temporarily reduce services to Mexico, as swine flu fears keep many US travellers from venturing south of the border.
Sat, 02 May, 2009
US authorities said 49 people are dead after a commuter plane crashed into a home in suburban Buffalo and erupted in flames.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2009
A Continental Airlines jet taking off from Denver veered off the runway and caught fire, forcing passengers to evacuate on emergency slides and injuring nearly 40 people.
Sun, 21 Dec, 2008
Wall Street closed mixed today after investors largely shrugged off a jump in oil prices and focused instead on a bullish analyst call on Lehman Brothers Holdings that eased worries about the financial sector.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2008
A FRENCH judge ordered Continental Airlines and five people to stand trial for manslaughter in connection with the 2000 crash of a Concorde jet that killed 113 people, a prosecutor said yesterday.
Fri, 04 Jul, 2008
A French judge has ordered Continental Airlines and five people to stand trial for manslaughter in connection with the 2000 crash of a Concorde jet that killed 113 people.
Thu, 03 Jul, 2008
Wall Street ended a week of big losses with more selling today as rising oil prices again raised worries that strained consumers will cut back spending and hurt the overall economy.
Fri, 23 May, 2008
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