EasyJet flew more than 60 million passengers last year as more Britons spent Christmas overseas.
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Wednesday 27 January 2010
Airlines last year suffered their worst drop in passenger numbers since the end of the Second World War, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said yesterday.
Friday 08 January 2010
Ryanair will start paying a dividend to shareholders for the first time in its history from 2013, the company said yesterday.
Wednesday 30 December 2009
The Irish Government secretly forged trade links with Libya in the 1970s while privately acknowledging the north African state was arming the IRA, newly-released files revealed today.
Saturday 26 December 2009
Saturday 19 December 2009
Thursday 03 December 2009
The chief executive of Aer Lingus has launched a scathing attack on his pilots after talks to agree an "urgent" turnaround of the airline broke down, threatening its future.
Monday 30 November 2009
Michael O'Leary, the outspoken chief executive of budget airline Ryanair, has said he expects to stand down within the next "two or three years", but only when his company has succeeded in taking control of Aer Lingus.
Sunday 15 November 2009
Monday 09 November 2009
Embattled airline Aer Lingus today reported a further slide in revenues, but said performance was "stabilising" after efforts to cut aircraft and capacity.
Tuesday 20 October 2009
Airlines were accused last night of shamelessly ripping off football fans by hiking their fares to Paris for the Republic of Ireland's World Cup play-off against France next month by more than 1,000pc.
Saturday 10 October 2009
Place your bets in the airline strike stakes
Do you think Paddy Power's market on which airline will suffer a major industrial dispute first is just a bit mean-spirited? It is offering odds of 1/2 that British Airways workers will be the first to stage a walkout, or you can back Aer Lingus at 6/4. Still, it might be one way to raise money for a new flight.
Thursday 08 October 2009
Aer Lingus yesterday followed British Airways by announcing large-scale redundancies and other cost savings in what it described as a move necessary for survival.
Wednesday 07 October 2009
Aer Lingus today announced plans to make 676 job cuts as part of a bid to save almost 100 million euro (£92 million).
Monday 14 September 2009
We have every sympathy for the former Rover employee quoted extensively in some media reports this weekend. The disgruntled ex-car worker is no doubt right to complain bitterly about the way his former bosses enriched themselves, as detailed in Friday's report into MG Rover. Still, one can't help wondering what Mr Morris Minor was doing working for Rover in the first place.
Wednesday 09 September 2009
Aer Lingus is cutting its Belfast service by taking one plane out of action and axing routes to Barcelona, Milan, Paris, Rome and Faro.
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