Aer Lingus flight returns to Dublin Airport after 'smell' detected on board

Aer Lingus flight returns to Dublin Airport after 'smell' detected on board

An Aer Lingus flight was forced to return to Dublin Airport this morning after the crew reported a ‘smell’ on board.

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Aer Lingus says sorry to passengers after boarding passes fail to download

Aer Lingus says sorry to passengers after boarding passes fail to download

The Irish airline said passengers will have to be issued with their pass at the airport.

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Cork to Barcelona flight forced to divert after medical emergency on board

Cork to Barcelona flight forced to divert after medical emergency on board

A passenger on board Aer Lingus fight, which departed Cork Airport just after 6am, fell ill some time into the flight.

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Aer Lingus announce special transatlantic fares following Norwegian withdrawal

Aer Lingus announce special transatlantic fares following Norwegian withdrawal

Aer Lingus has announced special Autumn fares to North America.

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Number of passengers remain stranded in Lisbon after Cork flight cancelled

Number of passengers remain stranded in Lisbon after Cork flight cancelled

Latest: Aer Lingus has apologised to passengers due to fly into Cork forced to stay overnight in Lisbon airport after their flight was cancelled this weekend.

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Irish vision for piloting air travel's next leap forward

Irish vision for piloting air travel's next leap forward

Last week two Irishmen, who are leaders in the world of aviation, made decisions that will have profound consequences for air travel worldwide.

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Aer Lingus boosts fleet as Airbus and Boeing up sales

IAG’s boosting of Aer Lingus’ transatlantic fleet contributed to Airbus and Boeing landing more than $17bn (€15.2bn) in plane deals on day two of the Paris Airshow as their sales teams scrapped for orders after a downturn in business and the grounding of Boeing’s top-selling jet.

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Aer Lingus Regional operator hints at further airline consolidation

Aer Lingus Regional operator hints at further airline consolidation

The operator of the Aer Lingus Regional route network has said it intends to play a leading part in further consolidation among Europe's smaller airlines despite losses mounting in its latest financial year.

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IAG boss Willie Walsh reveals Aer Lingus early plans for new Atlantic routes

IAG boss Willie Walsh reveals Aer Lingus early plans for new Atlantic routes

Chief executive Willie Walsh has said his IAG board heard a strong case this week from Aer Lingus bosses for further expansion out of Ireland across the Atlantic.

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Aer Lingus Regional cabin crew set for Easter strike

Aer Lingus Regional cabin crew set for Easter strike

Cabin crew staff servicing Aer Lingus Regional flights look set for strike action over Easter due to a dispute over pay and working conditions.

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Aer Lingus flight bound for LA made emergency landing after engine fire warning

Aer Lingus flight bound for LA made emergency landing after engine fire warning

An Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to LA had to make an emergency landing, after the aircraft received an engine fire warning on take off, on December 28, 2017.

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Aer Lingus is setting a mood with new onboard LED lighting to fight jet-lag

Aer Lingus is setting a mood with new onboard LED lighting to fight jet-lag

Aer Lingus has announced today that it is introducing a new customised mood lighting system to its fleet of aircraft.

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Aer Lingus caused 'gratuitous distress' to cabin crew member in handling captain's alleged violence threat

Aer Lingus caused 'gratuitous distress' to cabin crew member in handling captain's alleged violence threat

The Labour Court has found that Aer Lingus caused ‘gratuitous distress’ to a cabin crew member in how it dealt with an allegation by her concerning remarks made by an Aer Lingus captain.

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Air traffic controller strike in France means delays for Irish flights

Air traffic controller strike in France means delays for Irish flights

A strike by air traffic controllers in France has meant a number of flights departing from Irish airports are being delayed today.

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Aer Lingus offering priority boarding to female passengers this International Women's Day

Aer Lingus offering priority boarding to female passengers this International Women's Day

Aer Lingus has offered priority boarding to female guests departing on UK and European flights from Dublin, Cork, Shannon, Knock and Belfast this International Women's Day.

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Aer Lingus drops requirement for female cabin crew to wear makeup

Aer Lingus drops requirement for female cabin crew to wear makeup

The airline has confirmed the move as part of its new uniform policy.

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Aer Lingus push back launch of new Canada route

Aer Lingus push back launch of new Canada route

The airline was due to start flights from Dublin to Montreal in August - but they now won't take off until the summer of 2020.

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Aer Lingus focuses on growth as IAG parent sees fuel headwind

Aer Lingus focuses on growth as IAG parent sees fuel headwind

Aer Lingus plans to continue to focus on North America for new routes, as a large increase in capacity across the Atlantic and in Europe helped boost 2018 revenues and profits.

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'Ugly ass b*tch Aer Lingus b*tches': Azealia Banks gets off flight after incident with flight attendant

'Ugly ass b*tch Aer Lingus b*tches': Azealia Banks gets off flight after incident with flight attendant

Azealia Banks has blasted Aer Lingus on her Instagram after she removed herself from a flight this morning following an incident with a flight attendant.

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Aer Lingus' deal with CityJet cleared after competition probe

Aer Lingus' deal with CityJet cleared after competition probe

Aer Lingus’ deal with CityJet for the London City airport to Dublin route has been cleared after a Competition and Market's Authority probe.

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Aer Lingus apologises to staff for hurt caused by theft allegations

Aer Lingus apologises to staff for hurt caused by theft allegations

The CEO of Aer Lingus has issued an apology to the airline's staff over reports that workers had stolen or damaged millions of euro worth of passenger, staff and company goods.

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Aer Lingus put Atlantic focus on Dublin

Aer Lingus put Atlantic focus on Dublin

Aer Lingus has not ruled out expanding in Cork and Shannon as it plans a huge growth spurt across the Atlantic in the next five years, but Dublin appears likely to receive the lion’s share of the airline’s investment.

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Aer Lingus looking for cabin crew workers in Ireland

Aer Lingus looking for cabin crew workers in Ireland

Aer Lingus is looking for Cabin Crew to work out of its Dublin and Cork bases.

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Cork man is new Aer Lingus CEO

Cork man is new Aer Lingus CEO

Aer Lingus has named Cork native Sean Doyle as its next chief executive, after announcing that the incumbent, Stephen Kavanagh, intends to step down at the end of the year.

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Aer Lingus boss to step down after four years at the helm

Aer Lingus boss to step down after four years at the helm

Stephen Kavanagh will be succeeded by Sean Doyle, director of network, fleet and alliances at British Airways.

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Aer Lingus announce plans for re-brand and improved services next year

Aer Lingus announce plans for re-brand and improved services next year

Aer Lingus will roll out a "refreshed brand identity" and a range of new services in January, it has emerged.

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Aer Lingus announces two new direct routes to North America

Aer Lingus announces two new direct routes to North America

Aer Lingus has announced new routes from Dublin to Minneapolis-St Paul in the US and Montreal in Canada.

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Watch: Daniel O'Donnell serenades passenger on Aer Lingus flight

Watch: Daniel O'Donnell serenades passenger on Aer Lingus flight

Imagine you are jetting off on holidays on your birthday. What more could you ask for, right?

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Aer Lingus takes over key CityJet route

Aer Lingus takes over key CityJet route

Aer Lingus has reached agreement to take over CityJet’s key Dublin-London City Airport service from the end of next month.

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Aer Lingus team up with CityJet to increase Dublin-London service

Aer Lingus team up with CityJet to increase Dublin-London service

Aer Lingus and CityJet have announced an agreement which will see the Irish airline operate six daily round trips from the capital to London City Airport on weekdays.

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Aer Lingus plane turns around three hours into flight after technical issue

Aer Lingus plane turns around three hours into flight after technical issue

An Aer Lingus plane has made a U-turn back to Dublin after experiencing a technical issue three hours into a flight.

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Aer Lingus profits double to €104m

Aer Lingus profits double to €104m

Aer Lingus nearly doubled its profits to €104m in the first half of the year, new figures from parent IAG show.

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Aer Lingus owner IAG warns of impact from strikes in France amid soaring profits

Aer Lingus owner IAG warns of impact from strikes in France amid soaring profits

Aer Lingus owner International Airlines Group (IAG) has warned that strikes in France are posing a challenge to its operations.

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IAG boss 'optimistic' over legal challenge to end strikes in France

IAG boss 'optimistic' over legal challenge to end strikes in France

The boss of the International Airlines Group, which owns Aer Lingus and British Airways, says he is "optimistic" over a legal challenge to the European Commission to end crippling strikes in France.

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Irish holidaymakers affected by flight cancellations as strikes continue in France

Irish holidaymakers affected by flight cancellations as strikes continue in France

Passengers are facing travel chaos for a third consecutive weekend as a number of flights are cancelled.

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Two Leinster fans miss Champions Cup final after Aer Lingus error

Two Leinster fans miss Champions Cup final after Aer Lingus error

Aer Lingus have apologised after two Leinster fans missed out on the Champions Cup final due to reduced seat capacity.

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Aer Lingus celebrates 60 years of transatlantic travel

Aer Lingus celebrates 60 years of transatlantic travel

Aer Lingus is celebrating a diamond anniversary and national milestone this Saturday, April 28 - exactly 60 years to the date since the airline commenced flying across the Atlantic.

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IAG to consider Norwegian Air acquisition

IAG to consider Norwegian Air acquisition

Aer Lingus and British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) has confirmed that it is exploring a potential acquisition of low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle.

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Tourism boost as PSO contracts to operate flights from Dublin to Kerry and Donegal renewed

Tourism boost as PSO contracts to operate flights from Dublin to Kerry and Donegal renewed

Stobart Air, the franchise flying partner to leading airlines including Aer Lingus and Flybe, has invested in its fleet as the airline’s contract to operate the Dublin-Donegal and Dublin-Kerry Public Service Obligation (PSO) routes, under the Aer Lingus Regional brand was recently renewed.

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Aer Lingus announces extra 12,000 seats for France and Spain routes

Aer Lingus announces extra 12,000 seats for France and Spain routes

Aer Lingus today announced an additional 12,000 seats to France and northern Spain for the peak Summer 2016 period.

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Second Aer Lingus flight diverts to Dublin with 'technical problem'

Second Aer Lingus flight diverts to Dublin with 'technical problem'

An Aer Lingus flight from Donegal to Glasgow has diverted to Dublin Airport with a technical issue.

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Aer Lingus increases capacity on US routes

Aer Lingus increases capacity on US routes

Aer Lingus has increased capacity on two primary North American routes.

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Aer Lingus plane makes emergency landing at JFK airport

Aer Lingus plane makes emergency landing at JFK airport

An Aer Lingus plane made an emergency landing at New York's JFK airport overnight.

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Aer Lingus shareholders to consider IAG bid

Aer Lingus shareholders to consider IAG bid

Aer Lingus shareholders are considering a €1.4bn offer for the airline from IAG, after the full details of the bid were published this morning.

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Donohoe: Aer Lingus proceeds cannot be used for pension scheme

Donohoe: Aer Lingus proceeds cannot be used for pension scheme

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said that he cannot use any of the proceeds from the sale of the State's stake in Aer Lingus for the deferred pension scheme.

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Aer Lingus Regional celebrates five millionth passenger

Aer Lingus Regional celebrates five millionth passenger

Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, last week flew its five millionth passenger since the commencement of its franchise flying partnership with Aer Lingus in March 2010.

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Government agrees to IAG proposal for State’s stake in Aer Lingus

Government agrees to IAG proposal for State’s stake in Aer Lingus

The Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has confirmed the Government has agreed to a proposal from IAG to purchase the State’s 25% stake in Aer Lingus.

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Aer Lingus announces mixed results for April

Aer Lingus announces mixed results for April

Aer Lingus has announced its traffic statistics for the month of April 2015.

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Donohoe: Aer Lingus decision within weeks

Donohoe: Aer Lingus decision within weeks

The Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said he wants to draw the Aer Lingus takeover saga to a conclusion "soon".

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Virgin Atlantic representative warns Transport Committee against IAG takeover of Aer Lingus

Virgin Atlantic representative warns Transport Committee against IAG takeover of Aer Lingus

TDs have been warned that it would be difficult for other airlines to run routes between Dublin and Heathrow, if Aer Lingus is sold to IAG.

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Virgin Atlantic to appear before Dáil Committee to discuss IAG bid for Aer Lingus shares

Virgin Atlantic to appear before Dáil Committee to discuss IAG bid for Aer Lingus shares

Representatives from Virgin Atlantic are expected to express concerns about the potential sale of the Government's stake in Aer Lingus to IAG, at a meeting of the Transport Committee later.

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