Shares in Spanish airports operator Aena were priced at the top end of expectations this week, propelled by strong demand from investors betting on the country’s economic recovery. Photograph: Reuters/Juan Medina

Shares in Spanish airports group Aena surged 16 per cent on their stock market debut, powered by strong demand for a company with relatively few rival(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has consistently criticised the Dublin Airport Authority  and its predecessor, Aer Rianta, over high charges and aimed a number of broadsides at it and the Department of Transport in its 2012 results statement.

Ryanair is in talks with Dublin Airport about the possibility of launching new services from there – indicating a possible thaw in relations be(...)