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This page provides links to all currently operating international, regional, domestic, passenger and cargo airlines registered in Ireland.Click on Airline Name for contact, fleet, route and accident data.


Find current airlines in these Countries:
Airlines in Ireland
Airline Main Base
IATA code
ICAO code
IATA Prefix
Start of ops.
Aer Lingus Dublin (DUB)
EI
EIN
053
1936
ASL Airlines Ireland Dublin (DUB)
AG
ABR
914
1972
CityJet Dublin (DUB)
WX
BCY
689
1994
Private Sky Shannon
-
HYR
-
1993
Stobart Air Dublin (DUB)
RE
STK
2014

Airlines defunct since 2000 in Ireland
Airline Fate
IATA code
ICAO code
Start of ops.
End of ops.
Aer Arann Bankrupcy protection 6/8/10. Announced 11/10/10 partial purchase by Stobart Group; switched all ops under the Aer Lingus Regional brand name from 25/3/12. Renamed Stobart Air 19/3/14).
RE
REA
1969
2014
Aer Leisure -
-
-
1999
2000
Aer Turas Acquired 1980 by Aer Lingus. Management buy-out circa 1993.
QT
ATT
1962
2003
Air Contractors Ireland Partially acquired by Belgium's CMB in 2002. Renamed 15/5/15 to ASL Airlines Ireland
QT
ATT
1998
2015
EIRjet Started ops on 23/12/04. Ceased ops 17/10/06 and liquidated 24/10/06
-
EIR
2004
2006
Fly U Started services 6/07 using AOC from Atlantic Airways. Stopped 4/08
-
-
2006
2008
Futura Gael AOC obtained 26/3/07. Ceased ops 8/9/08 after failure of parent company; began liquidation on 12/12/08
F0
FGL
2006
2008
Jet Green Airways Operated for just 8 days!
-
-
2004
2004
Jetmagic -
GX
JMG
2003
2004
Ryanair Destroyed by Michael O'Leary
FR
RYR
2017
1985
SkyNet Airlines Ireland Formed with commercial help from Aeroflot-RIA. Ceased ops 25/5/04.
SI
SIH
2001
2004
TransAer International Airlines -
T7
TLA
1997
2000
Virgin Express Ireland Formed by serial loser Richard Branson. Negotiated with Aeroflot-RIA in 2001 for possible take-over. Did not happen
VK
VEI
1998
2001

Airline hull loss accidents in Ireland
Date
Airline Aircraft type Reg. Location Fatal
Cat.
12-Feb-14 Aer Arann ATR 42-300 EI-BYO Shannon Airp... 0 destroyed
17-Jul-11 Air Contractors, op.for Aer Arann ATR 72-212 EI-SLM Shannon Airp... 0 crashed
10-Feb-11 Flightline, op.for Manx2 Swearingen SA227-BC Metro III EC-ITP Cork Airport... 6 crashed
05-Jul-07 Lancton Taverns Ltd. Cessna 208B Grand Caravan N208EC near Connemara Ai... 2 crashed
02-Nov-02 Euroceltic Airways Fokker F-27 Friendship 500RF G-ECAT Sligo-Colloo... 0 crashed
01-Mar-99 Renown Aviation, op.for Channel Express Lockheed L-188AF Electra N285F Shannon Airp... 0 crashed
07-Jul-80 Aer Arann BN-2A-26 Islander EI-BBR Galway-Carnm... 0 crashed
30-Sep-77 Interconair Bristol 175 Britannia 253 EI-BBY Shannon Airp... 0 crashed
17-Oct-75 Aer Arann BN-2A-26 Islander EI-BBA Inishmore Ai... 0 crashed
24-Mar-68 Aer Lingus Vickers 803 Viscount EI-AOM near Tuskar Rock 61 crashed
22-Jun-67 Aer Lingus Vickers 803 Viscount EI-AOF near Ashbourne 3 crashed
12-Jun-67 Aer Turas Bristol 170 Freighter 31E EI-APM Dublin Airpo... 2 crashed
19-Sep-61 Starways Douglas DC-4 G-ARJY Dublin Airpo... 0 crashed
10-Sep-61 President Airlines Douglas DC-6B N90773 near Shannon Airp... 83 crashed
26-Mar-61 Cunard Eagle Airways Douglas DC-6A G-APOM Shannon Airp... 0 crashed
26-Feb-60 Alitalia Douglas DC-7C I-DUVO Shannon Airp... 34 crashed
22-Jun-59 Pan Am Douglas DC-6A/B N5026K Shannon Airp... 0 crashed
15-Jul-56 Swissair Convair CV-440-11 HB-IMD Shannon Airp... 4 crashed
05-Sep-54 KLM Lockheed L-1049C-55-81 Super Constellation PH-LKY near Shannon Airp... 28 crashed
15-Aug-49 Transocean Air Lines Douglas C-54A (DC-4) N79998 near Lurga Point 8 crashed
15-Apr-48 Pan Am Lockheed L-049 Constellation NC88858 near Shannon Airp... 30 crashed
28-Dec-46 TWA Lockheed L-049 Constellation NC86505 near Shannon Airp... 9 crashed
24-Sep-46 Pan Am Lockheed L-049 Constellation NC88831 Shannon Airp... 0 crashed
18-Jun-46 Aer Lingus Douglas DC-3-268B EI-ACA near Shannon 0 crashed
28-Jul-43 BOAC Short S.25 Sunderland III G-AGES near Brandon vill... 10 crashed
16-Jul-43 BOAC de Havilland DH.91 Albatross G-AFDK near Shannon-Rinn... 0 crashed

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