Aer Lingus News
What to see and what to skip in Ireland
For many of us, Ireland 's appeal is personal: More than 40 million Americans claim some degree of Irish heritage. Family roots aside, though, the appeal of the Emerald Isle is universal, thanks to its legendary hospitality, movie-worthy landscapes and cultural richness. The dollar's superior
Airport Trying to Reunite Pink Teddy Bear With Long-Lost Owner
This sweet pink teddy bear might be lost, but it’s certainly not forgotten. The Cork Airport in Ireland is having a good time trying to help reunite the well-loved stuffed animal with its rightful owner, posting photos of its daily adventures to its Facebook page. "When we found Teddy alone in our
4 Bad Reasons to Miss Out on Europe This Year
Back in 2009, the New York Times reported "shockingly" low fares to Europe . The report showed prices from a few sites (including my own) such as New York to Paris for $392 round-trip. There was no catch beyond the fact that back then the U.S. was in the depths of a great recession . Well here’s
The Airline Fee You May Have Never Heard Of
Not long ago I got a question from a fellow who was pretty upset about an unexpected fee. He asked, "When the hell did airlines start charging for seats?" My answer: Not all airlines do this, but some have been charging extra for seats for years and more are joining the party. There are ways to
Which Airline's Been Named World's Safest?
If your 2016 resolutions include more travel, it may be wise to know which airlines top the list. AirlineRatings.com, an independent plane safety and product ranking website, has just released its annual list of the world's safest airlines. Coming out on top for the third year in a row is
Close Call for Passengers and Crew on board an Aer Lingus Flight at JFK
Brakes burst into flames on the runaway after plane loses hydraulics system and has to turn around.
Brakes Catch Fire During Plane's Emergency Landing at JFK
A leak in the hydraulics system forced a plane at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City to make an emergency landing just minutes after takeoff last night, authorities said. “We do have a technical issue here -- we’ve lost our hydraulics system, one hydraulics system, so we are
Airplane Makes Emergency Landing Minutes After Takeoff
A flight en route from New York to Ireland had to make an emergency landing after a sparked fire in the brakes.
Tropical Storm Joaquin Forms in the Atlantic
The Northeast could face a dangerous flooding threat as the tropical storm moves closer to the coast.
Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan Arrested
Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan was arrested this morning for allegedly fighting on an airplane. The singer, 43, allegedly got into a physical altercation with a flight attendant on a plane to Shannon, Ireland , Irish police told ABC News. O'Riordan was on a plane from JFK airport in New York