It is tempting to be negative about the number of destinations served by Cork Airport due to its focus on short-haul routes, but a deeper analysis shows that in fact a more complex but positive scenario exists.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
Airline passengers could benefit from a fares war on the Cork to Amsterdam route after KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced a new daily service from March 30.
Wed, 27 Nov, 2019
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Chinese airline Juneyao Air will operate the flights
Wed, 27 Nov, 2019
Cycling campaigners in Cork say the city has gone from a leader to a "laggard" in the provision of cycling infrastructure.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
Ryanair can wait out price rises sought by aircraft makers since the global grounding of the Boeing 737-Max, the airline’s boss Michael O’Leary has said.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2019
Budapest-based Wizz Air will continue to tap the low-cost airline business in eastern Europe, securing an advantage on western European rivals including Ryanair, Fitch Ratings has said in a review of European airlines’ recent earnings.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
Air France-KLM said its operating profit rose 16% in the second quarter as new chief executive Ben Smith’s cost-cutting helped offset rising fuel prices, sending its shares higher.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
Dutch airline KLM has come under fire for requesting breastfeeding mothers cover up to prevent other passengers being offended.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019
Shares in Europe's leading airline groups - including Ryanair and Aer Lingus-owner IAG - plummeted on the back of a profit warning from German carrier Lufthansa.
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
Geoff Percival Shares in Europe’s main airlines fell sharply after the British government said it would consider an independent proposal to charge carriers a seat tax in order to cover the cost of transporting stranded passengers if an airline goes bust.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
Dozens of flights to and from Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport have been delayed or cancelled because of a technical problem with air traffic control systems.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
Ryanair did not accept the results of an internet survey among its pilots about their attitudes to safety reporting procedures because they were anonymous and unverified, the company's HR director, Darrell Hughes, told the High Court.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Aer Lingus has been named as one of the top airlines for a short-haul holiday.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
Ryanair claims Channel 4 and a production company behind an allegedly defamatory TV programme about the airline cannot claim journalistic privilege over sources for information in the broadcast.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
Air France-KLM Group, British Airways and a handful of other carriers may face multimillion antitrust fines from EU regulators within weeks after attempts to broker a settlement failed.
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
Norwegian Air says that it remains fully committed to starting Cork flights to the US in July despite its share price dropping sharply on the back of rising costs for its expanding transatlantic fleet.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017
Groupe ADP, the operator of Paris’s airports, has begun testing new face-recognition software at Charles de Gaulle airport to speed passengers through immigration faster after terrorist attacks on the capital doubled delays amid tighter security.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2017
Iran's foreign ministry announced it will limit issuing visas to American tourists in retaliation against the immigration crackdown.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
Fri, 06 Jan, 2017
Lufthansa has given a gloomy outlook for the key summer season and said it would focus on reducing costs after attacks in Europe deterred passengers from booking trips, creating price pressure for the German airline and its European rivals.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
Air France-KLM joined other European airlines in warning of the impact on revenue this year of recent attacks in France and political upheaval elsewhere as it reported a drop in sales and braced for a strike by its staff.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Holidaymakers are set to benefit from a fresh price war among European airlines this summer, with Ryanair about to slash costs and competitors likely to follow suit.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
Belgium’s prime minister lashed out at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines for offering free train tickets to Amsterdam to lure passengers away from the bomb-crippled Brussels airport.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
The first transatlantic flights from Cork Airport could take off before the end of the year with talks on flight operations and ticket sales poised to take place soon.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
Sat, 05 Dec, 2015
Egyptian police were questioning employees of Sharm el-Sheikh hotels as they investigated whether a bomb may have been planted in the luggage of unsuspecting holidaymakers who boarded the doomed Metrojet flight.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
Some 113,000 Lufthansa passengers are facing domestic and international cancellations due to all-day walkouts at three German airports staged by a cabin crew union protesting against cost cuts.
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015
The UK’s aviation regulator is taking legal action against Ryanair in a bid to ensure it changes its policy on paying flight delay compensation.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
A damning EU-funded report claims low-cost airlines’ work practices for pilots compromises safety, writes
Fri, 08 May, 2015
Thu, 26 Mar, 2015
A daily service from Belfast to Amsterdam by Dutch national carrier KLM is to be launched in May.
Tue, 06 Jan, 2015
He has a backpack and he's very happy to help out.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2014
Dutch airline KLM have created a new service to help reunite you with your lost property.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2014
A KLM flight carrying hundreds of passengers was forced to make a precautionary landing at Shannon airport this morning.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014
Ryanair Holdings may add technology startups and retail businesses as potential acquisition targets as Europe’s biggest discount airline seeks to develop its online presence and boost ancillary sales.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014
Ryanair Holdings Plc will submit a non-binding offer for Cyprus Airways tomorrow as Europe’s No 1 discount carrier seeks to extend its footprint eastward to an island increasingly popular with Russian and Israeli visitors.
Thu, 28 Aug, 2014
Air France and Germany’s two largest airlines have cancelled more flights to Tel Aviv because of continuing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2014
Schiphol Airport is the wrong place to be for family and friends of those who died on Malaysian flight MH17.
Sat, 19 Jul, 2014
Hundreds of people are feared dead after a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was apparently shot down over eastern Ukraine.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014
The terrifying moment two passenger jets nearly crashed into each other at a busy international airport has been captured on film.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014