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British Airways increasing flights to Dublin by 12.5pc from LCY and adding new Manchester route
British Airways is to launch a new weekly summer service from Dublin to Manchester from May 2018, and increase its frequency from London City Airport to Dublin Airport from 32 to 36 flights a week. The IAG-owned airline is getting two new 98-seat Embraer 190 aircraft in January and April 2018, bringing the total fleet number […]
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ITAA says strike by pilots would cause ‘huge disruption’ and calls for Ryanair talks with crew
The Irish Travel Agents Association said the threatened strike by Ryanair pilots who are members of the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association on December 20 could result in “huge dispurtion for Irish travellers” in the run-up to Christmas. ITAA President Cormac Meehan added: “The timing of this strike, just five days before Christmas, is very […]
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War of words as Ryanair responds to one-day strike warning on December 20 notice by pilots’ union
Ryanair has issued a statement saying it will “face down IALPA threatened strike” following a letter sent to airline boss Michael O’Leary by the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association union. Ryanair claimed it welcomed the strike notice as it “conclusively proves that it is about union recognition for the Aer Lingus pilots union IALPA and not about […]
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Princess Cruises to homeport in Dublin for 11 rotations in 2019
11 rotations by Princess cruises in 2019 Itineraries join 5 rotations by Celebrity A second major cruise line is to home port in Dublin in 2019. Princess Cruises are to home port the Princess Caribbean for eleven itineraries. It follows Celebrity Cruit4s decision to homeport Celebrity Eclipse from May to June 2018 and Celebrity Refection will […]
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TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement: Who blinked as Amadeus drop Ryanair from GDS?
HEADLINES – AVIATION – AFLOAT – DEALWATCH – FOOD & WINE – HOTELS – INTERNATIONAL – IRELAND – STRANGE WORLD – TRAVEL TRADE   5 things to know about travel this week Deadline for ITAA member awards extended to December 15 Tourism ireland predicts 2pc growth in 2018 as British visitors plummet Amadeus celebrate 20 years in Irish market Star Alliance members ALL grew in Dubin in 2017 and plan further growth in […]
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Insurance and financial services veteran Emer Daly joins Ryanair board
RSA Insurance Ireland Board Chairman Emer Daly is to join former Finance Minister Charlie McCreevy, Dick Milliken and Declan McKeon on Ryanair‘s Audit Committee. Ms Emer Daly, who is also a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Permanent TSB Group and of Chetwood Financial, previously served as a Director of Payzone and […]
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Dublin Port named Company of the Year at Irish business awards
Dublin Port has won two awards – Best Tourism and Best Company – in the sixth annual InBusiness Recogniton awards celebrating excellence in the corporate world. Winners were chosen across 20 categories based on growth, profile of business, range of services and customer care. Other winners included Enterprise Ireland, Virgin Media and the Convention Centre Dublin. […]
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Shannon Airport wins global customer service prize from American Airlines
American Airlines’ Shannon Airport team has won a coveted ‘Customer Cup’ award in a worldwide competition. Airports are put into categories according to the size of their operation, with the best operations named each quarter of the year. It’s a first ever win for the airport in the competition, recognised by AA’s senior management and […]
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Irish Center Parcs work moves up a gear as builders get accommodation contract
Dublin constuction firm has been awarded two major construction contracts at the €233m Center Parcs Longford Forest resort in Co Longford. The contracts for the construction of the 470 lodges and 30 apartments as well as the Subtropical Swimming Paradise, restaurants, bars and shops have been formally awarded  following a tender process that concluded recently. […]
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Princess Cruises to homeport in Dublin for 11 rotations in 2019

11 rotations by Princess cruises in 2019 Itineraries join 5 rotations by Celebrity A second major cruise line is to home port in Dublin in 2019. Princess Cruises are to home port the Princess Caribbean for eleven itineraries. It follows Celebrity Cruit4s decision to...

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