Your travel digest, with Barry Coughlan.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
CRUISE THE MED
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
It is 10 years since Concorde ended its commercial air services across the Atlantic.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013
The world’s largest charter airline is to use Shannon Airport to train pilots on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets.
Tue, 28 May, 2013
TAKE A CRUISE ON A SWEDISH CANAL
Sat, 26 Nov, 2011
RICE BOAT TRIP TO KERALA FROM €800
Sat, 27 Aug, 2011
HAVING off-loaded his top horses in recent months, Cian O’Connor has seized the moment and is back on the acquisition trail.
Thu, 11 Aug, 2011
The funeral of golf legend Seve Ballesteros is taking place today.
Wed, 11 May, 2011
Becauseicouldntsee is back on the road to the John Smith’s Grand National after successful surgery on a hind leg.
Sun, 27 Feb, 2011
BA will trade on the stockmarket for the last time today before its merger with Spanish carrier Iberia.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2011
THE island of Cyprus has taken on such importance for Irish travel company Concorde that they have released a new dedicated brochure featuring a full range of products.
Sat, 06 Feb, 2010
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 aiming to establish the definitive cause of the Air France Concorde crash 10 years ago is due to start tomorrow.
Mon, 01 Feb, 2010
TOPFLIGHT have announced sponsorship of a Ski Weather Forecast which will be presented by Martin King live on TV3 each Wednesday and Thursday at 7.58pm until the end of the ski season in March.
Sat, 02 Jan, 2010
CONCORDE Travel has announced an early booking discount offer for all sailing and yacht charter holidays next year.
Sat, 14 Nov, 2009
Peter Sauber has pointed an accusing finger at BMW after failing with a rescue bid to save the team.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2009
CONCORDE Travel has updated its 2009 Italy brochure, featuring holidays to Lake Garda and Sorrento.
Sat, 30 May, 2009
Hundreds of Concorde spares went up for auction today, with the first under the hammer fetching more than double their expected price.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2007
A new Irish language soap opera is aiming to offer teenagers an alternative to the US-dominated television market when it hits screens in November.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2006
THE world’s largest passenger plane, the Airbus A380, completed its maiden flight yesterday over the Pyrenees.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2005
The world’s biggest passenger plane will be unveiled for the first time today - with more riding on it than just the 550 passengers the aircraft can accommodate.
Tue, 18 Jan, 2005
With Concorde no longer available, Europe’s Ryder Cup team will make the trip to this September’s match in Detroit on a Virgin Atlantic Airbus.
Sun, 23 May, 2004
A private Italian bidder paid nearly £115,000 (€173,000) for a piece of British aviation history today when he bought a Concorde nose cone at auction.
Wed, 14 Apr, 2004
A couple made an Anglo-French pact at 60,000ft by getting engaged aboard Concorde’s last flight.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2003
The last but one Concorde flight will leave Heathrow bound for Barbados tomorrow with 70 invited British Airways staff on board.
Sun, 16 Nov, 2003
Concorde has completed its last passenger flight from New York to London.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2003
British Airways’ last Concorde flight for fare-paying passengers landed in New York, marking a bitter-sweet end to a great chapter in aviation history.
Airline tycoon Richard Branson shunned jets for the jetty today as he took off on a daring solo flight.
Sun, 31 Aug, 2003
Barbados was bidding farewell to Concorde today with the Caribbean island’s last British Airways supersonic flight departing for London.
Sat, 30 Aug, 2003
Richard Branson today stepped up his battle to keep Concorde flying by raising his airline’s offer to British Airways to £1m (1.43m) a plane.
Sun, 22 Jun, 2003
JOAN MOODY (Irish Examiner letters, June 3) misses the worst flaw of the Shannon stopover.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2003
British Airways today returned to the black with profits of £135m (€188m) - despite losing £200m (€279m) during the first three months of this year.
Mon, 19 May, 2003
British Airways and Air France today signalled the end of nearly three decades of supersonic passenger flights by announcing that Concorde would retire from service at the end of October 2003.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2003
UK economic concerns were back in focus today as London’s benchmark FTSE 100 Index threatened to complete a third day in the red.
IN the coming weeks this column will feature "Good Buy" holidays for 2003, dealing with the traditionally popular sun holiday destinations, both far afield and closer to home.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2003
THERE’LL be a whole lotto luck if the holder of a €1.6 million ticket turns up to claim his prize before 5.30pm today.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2002
Tickets for New Year Concorde flights to New York for around one-third of the normal price have sold out in three minutes.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2001
British Airways boss Rod Eddington has branded Hollywood film stars who refuse to fly because of the September 11 terror attacks ‘‘gutless cowards’’, it was reported today.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2001
BA chief executive Rod Eddington says his airline has taken more than 7,000 Concorde bookings for flights from London to New York and Barbados.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2001
British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived back in London early today after his Middle East diplomatic mission - holding out the prospect of a fresh start to the peace process in the region.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2001
After a short delay caused by fog, a British Airways’ Concorde took off today on its first full transatlantic flight since its grounding in summer 2000.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2001
Plans for Concorde to resume passenger flights this autumn have been put on hold.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2001
Relatives of five French crew members killed in the Air France Concorde crash have launched actions against a US airline and tyre company on the first anniversary of the disaster.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2001
With long and tearful hugs, family members and friends gathered under a scorching sun today to remember the 113 people who died when an Air France Concorde crashed in a Paris suburb exactly one year ago.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2001
Staff were today putting the finishing touches to a British Airways Concorde ahead of a test flight which could take place next week.
Fri, 13 Jul, 2001
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