Ryanair had previously said that if it could secure “workable Belfast-Gatwick slots” it would launch a high frequency service

Ryanair is expected today to make good on a promise issued last month by chief executive Michael O’Leary to expand and re-establish a “base in Belfast(...)

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 Moyagh Murdock, chief executive  of the Road Safety Authority: “What I see is a culture here that it is acceptable to drive while disqualified. That must change” Photograph: Sara Freund

It was as a senior engineer with Bus Éireann, a company traumatised by the Kentstown crash in 2005 in which five schoolgirls died, that Moyagh Murdoc(...)

Cassandra Reddin, of Woodlands, Ratoath, Co Meath  arriving at the Four Courts  for the continuation of her High Court action for damages. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former flight attendant who sued Aer Lingus claiming she was injured during an alleged heavy landing at Dublin Airport has withdrawn her High Court (...)

IAG chief exective Willie Walsh. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

Aer Lingus’s parent is not ruling out plans for the Irish airline to offer transatlantic flights from outside Ireland. International Consolidated Air(...)

Cash-strapped Transaero has 10,000 staff

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IAG chief executive Willie Walsh at the announcement of the transatlantic expansion of the Aer Lingus long-haul network. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Willie Walsh and International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) were obviously keen yesterday to demonstrate that they are as good as their word abo(...)

Willie Walsh, chief executive of Aer Lingus’s parent, International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG), said that it would back the Irish carrier in flying to the Far East or South America if it emerges that there is demand for such services. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Aer Lingus is in talks with Ryanair about a deal that would see it take connecting passengers from its rival onto its North American routes. The airli(...)

Siteserv, which is to be rebranded, was sold to Denis O’Brien by IBRC. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Mortgage transfer Specialist loan-servicing firm Certus will cease trading next year with the loss of about 320 jobs, according to the Sunday Times. T(...)

British army soldier standing in front of republican mural depicting Margaret Thatcher’s stand against the hunger strikers in the Maze Prison in 1981. File photograph: Alain Le Garsmeur/Getty Images

A bundle of certificates signed off by the Taoiseach’s office and, in some cases, by Garda special branch, offers a tantalising glimpse of the kind of(...)