An Aer Arann ATR 72 with 50 crew and passengers on board had to fly into a weather cell  before approaching the runway after congealed sea salt obscured the windscreen. File photograph: Aer Arann

An Aer Arann flight with 50 crew and passengers on board had to fly into a rain belt after sea salt obscured the windscreen and prevented the pilot fr(...)

Ireland fans get a grip on the RBS Six Nations Trophy as the rugby team arrive back to Dublin Airport. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 2:52

The victorious Ireland rugby team arrived back into Dublin Airport on Sunday afternoon to an ecstatic welcome after their Six Nations win. Hund(...)

Ryanair and Aer Lingus are planning to proceed with cases against the Government demanding that it repay them millions of euro in travel tax. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Ryanair and Aer Lingus are likely to continue suing the Government in separate rows over travel tax following a European court ruling on the now-de(...)

Ryanair planes at Dublin Airport . Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The European Commission will relaunch an investigation into claims that the Republic’s travel tax was illegal State aid in a ruling that could further(...)

Michael O’Leary, chief executive officer of Ryanair. Photographer: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

Since the Government axed it last year, the air travel tax seems like a distant memory, while the extra routes and passengers to which the move seems (...)

Michael O’Leary: well known for a rambunctious attitude towards Aer Lingus.   Photograph: Eric Luke

Peace, love and harmony – that’s our thing. Honestly. But, oh my, I opened a can of worms last week when I reported some choice comments by Ryanair’s (...)

Rhoda Twombly: ‘It is vital that the level of healthcare on the islands is not only maintained but, in cases where there have been reductions in the numbre there have been reductions in the number of nurses employed and the hours that they work, restored to previous levels.’

When Sarah Walsh prepares her bag for maternity hospital in a few days’ time, she won’t be as obsessed with weather forecasts as she was when approach(...)

An Irish Coast Guard Sikorsky from Shannon was deployed, and was en route to Inis Mór when it was diverted to Kerry. A second Irish Coast Guard helicopter was then sent from Waterford and flew the woman to hospital

The Health Service Executive (HSE) West has defended a decision to deploy two successive Irish Coast Guard helicopters to the Aran island of Inis Mó(...)

Aer Lingus Regional, the airline operated by Stobart Air (formerly Aer Arann) saw passenger numbers increase 35 per cent last month compared to April 2013

Aer Lingus Regional, the airline operated by Stobart Air (formerly Aer Arann) saw passenger numbers increase 35 per cent last month compared to April (...)

Aer Lingus regional operator Stobart Air has also taken on a second franchise service for UK carrier Flybe. Photograph: Alan Betson, Irish Times

Aer Lingus regional operator Stobart Air is recruiting former Ryanair and BMI Baby directors to its management and board in a shake-u(...)