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Ireland: A troubled yet enchanted land

Ireland: A troubled yet enchanted land

Belfast is a city that is almost incomprehensible to an outsider. It is a beautiful city, and superficially it ... Read More

Ryanair announces new flight between Toulouse, France and Tel Aviv, Israel

Ryanair announces new flight between Toulouse, France and Tel Aviv, Israel

Ryanair, an Irish budget airline headquartered in Swords, Dublin, Ireland, with its primary operational bases at Dublin and London ... Read More

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

The Malta Tourism Authority is delighted to announce the appointment of Tolene Van der Merwe as the tourism board’s ... Read More

European budget air carriers line up for Russia’s St. Petersburg flights

European budget air carriers line up for Russia’s St. Petersburg flights

British EasyJet, Irish Ryanair, and Hungarian Wizz Air have applied to operate from Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia. ... Read More

El Al Israel Airlines announces new Dublin and Dusseldorf flights

El Al Israel Airlines announces new Dublin and Dusseldorf flights

The flag carrier of Israel, El Al Israel Airlines has announced that it is launching new routes from Tel ... Read More

Northern Ireland Travel: A Celebration of Music, Fashion and Hospitality

Northern Ireland Travel: A Celebration of Music, Fashion and Hospitality

A chance encounter led to a brief and enjoyable visit to Belfast. I met Geraldine Connon, one of Northern ... Read More

Ryanair under fire for still selling tickets for strike days

Ryanair under fire for still selling tickets for strike days

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has been severely criticized for continuing to sell tickets for flights that are scheduled to ... Read More

British PM: Brexit won’t affect free travel between UK and Ireland

British PM: Brexit won’t affect free travel between UK and Ireland

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said that Common Travel Area (CTA), an arrangement between the UK and ... Read More

European Cockpit Association: Ryanair on confrontation course, again

European Cockpit Association: Ryanair on confrontation course, again

This will be the second summer of industrial unrest in a row for Ryanair and the underlying root causes ... Read More

Brexit, Boeing 737 MAX limbo put hundreds of Ryanair jobs at risk

Brexit, Boeing 737 MAX limbo put hundreds of Ryanair jobs at risk

Irish budget carrier Ryanair issued a shocking announcement that it foresees up to 1,500 redundancies among its employees. Those ... Read More

Ryanair CEO to Boeing: Get your s**t together!

Ryanair CEO to Boeing: Get your s**t together!

Ryanair’s boss Michael O’Leary said that the prolonged grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets could lead to job cuts ... Read More

Aer Lingus takes delivery of its first Airbus A321LR

Aer Lingus takes delivery of its first Airbus A321LR

Ireland’s national carrier Aer Lingus has taken delivery of its first of eight Airbus A321LR aircraft, becoming the first ... Read More

City Wonders Vatican Tour Recognized as The Number 1 Experience Globally by Trip Advisor

City Wonders Vatican Tour Recognized as The Number 1 Experience Globally by Trip Advisor

Leading European tour operator City Wonders is thrilled to announce that its Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s ... Read More

Fly Leasing to sell 12 Airbus A320s and Boeing 737s

Fly Leasing to sell 12 Airbus A320s and Boeing 737s

FLY Leasing Limited, a global leader in aircraft leasing, today announced that it has contracted to sell a portfolio ... Read More

‘Significant’ risk: Ireland braces for no-deal Brexit

‘Significant’ risk: Ireland braces for no-deal Brexit

Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Monday that Ireland will step up its contingency plans for a disorderly ... Read More

US State Department issues warning for Irish music festival, locals mock the paranoia

US State Department issues warning for Irish music festival, locals mock the paranoia

The world can be a dangerous place and the US State Department often warns its citizens to avoid travel ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 ... Read More

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer ... Read More

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

With the departure of flight WS6, WestJet becomes the only airline operating a nonstop route between Calgary and Dublin. ... Read More

Ireland: Slowdown in growth for international arrivals from 2018 to 2022

Ireland: Slowdown in growth for international arrivals from 2018 to 2022

Growth rates for Ireland and international arrivals have decreased significantly with the Compound Annual Growth Rates (CAGR) nearly half ... Read More

Heathrow’s Alcock and Brown sculpture goes to Ireland to celebrate centenary of first nonstop transatlantic flight

Heathrow’s Alcock and Brown sculpture goes to Ireland to celebrate centenary of first nonstop transatlantic flight

The celebrated Alcock and Brown sculpture was moved from its home at the Heathrow Academy to Clifden in Co. ... Read More

Fly Leasing completes sale of a $295 million portfolio of 12 aircraft

Fly Leasing completes sale of a $295 million portfolio of 12 aircraft

Fly Leasing Limited announced that it has completed the sale of a portfolio of 12 aircraft for an aggregate ... Read More

Tourism Ireland: Ensuring Ireland is “Top Of Mind”

Tourism Ireland: Ensuring Ireland is “Top Of Mind”

The second in a series of four Tourism Ireland workshops was held that will take place in France during ... Read More

Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day

Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day

The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and the Uganda National Roads ... Read More

Budapest Airport sees Portuguese expansion with Ryanair

Budapest Airport sees Portuguese expansion with Ryanair

Budapest Airport can confirm that Ryanair, which has recently announced new routes to Bordeaux and Toulouse, will also commence ... Read More

Famous tourist spot in Ireland to be restored

Famous tourist spot in Ireland to be restored

Millions of people from around the globe have visited this famous Irish tourist spot since local landlord Cornelius O’Brien ... Read More

Cork Airport welcomes new Head of Aviation Business Development

Cork Airport welcomes new Head of Aviation Business Development

Cork Airport has announced the appointment of Brian Gallagher as the new Head of Aviation Business Development, a position ... Read More

Hainan Airlines to Launch Dublin-Shenzhen Non-Stop Service on February 25

Hainan Airlines to Launch Dublin-Shenzhen Non-Stop Service on February 25

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. ("Hainan Airlines") plans to launch non-stop service between Shenzhen and Dublin on February 25, ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory ... Read More

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Travelers trying to scape Britain for some winter sun were left stranded in a Romanian airport for about a ... Read More

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

According to the latest survey of UK airline passengers, low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair ranked at the very bottom of ... Read More

Avolon orders 100 aircraft from Airbus

Avolon orders 100 aircraft from Airbus

Dublin, Ireland headquartered aircraft lessor Avolon has firmed up an order for 75 A320neos and 25 A321neos. The agreement ... Read More

Fly Leasing to sell 12 aircraft from its portfolio

Fly Leasing to sell 12 aircraft from its portfolio

Fly Leasing Limited today announced that it has contracted to sell 12 narrowbody aircraft from its portfolio. The 12 ... Read More

WestJet flies from Halifax to Dublin

WestJet flies from Halifax to Dublin

The Canadian Low-cost carrier WestJet has announced a seasonal non-stop service from Dublin Airport to Halifax Stanfield International Airport ... Read More

Ryanair’s route rise warms up Summer 2019 at Budapest Airport

Ryanair’s route rise warms up Summer 2019 at Budapest Airport

On course to continue the robust growth Budapest Airport has witnessed for the last five years – set to ... Read More

French officials seize Ryanair Boeing 737 jet at Bordeaux airport

French officials seize Ryanair Boeing 737 jet at Bordeaux airport

A Ryanair plane was seized by French officials and 149 London-bound passengers were forced to disembark in a dispute ... Read More