Aer Lingus News
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
Oddball Airline Collections
A guy collects hundreds and hundreds of flight attendant uniforms - ranging from '60s era hot pants to Hawaiian muumuus (and some very strange hats). Is this a hoarder? No, says the Mayo Clinic, since "hoarders save random items they encounter and store them haphazardly." Cliff Muskiet, on the
Excerpt: Ali Wentworth's 'Ali in Wonderland'
Buckle your seatbelts. Comedic actress and writer Ali Wentworth has a new book that embraces the intimate moments of her life and lets us into her crazy world. Her new book, " Ali in Wonderland: And Other Tall Tales ," is a funny, honest and personal romantic comedy. Wentworth lets it all hang out