David Begg who has retired as general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

David Begg, who has retired as general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), has been a true champion for workers, Tánaiste Joan Bur(...)

Willie Walsh: faces questions by the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications

International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) chief executive Willie Walsh will attempt to convince Government officials and Oireachtas members (...)

Road Warrior

Flying BA? Get out the calculator Road warriors are going to need a crash course in algorithms to claim reward seats using British Airways Avios from (...)

An Aer Lingus plane taxis before take off at Dublin airport. File Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

An Aer Lingus cabin crew member is suing the airline over injuries allegedly received as a result of an alleged hard landing at Naples airport in Ital(...)

The key policy questions facing the Government are about connectivity for Ireland with Britain and the rest of the world. Photograph: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg

The Government needs to decide what its bottom line is in relation to its 25 per cent shareholding in Aer Lingus, with a fresh IAG bid on the table. I(...)

IAG is reported to have put in another bid for Aer Lingus. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The owner of British Airways has made a fresh attempt to buy Aer Lingus, it has been reported.According to Sky News, International Airlines Group (IAG(...)

Aer Lingus is expected to recommend a takeover bid from IAG, the owner of British Airways and Spain’s Iberia. IAG’s €2.50 a share cash takeover approach marks its third bid in just over a month

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said the Government will look at any offer for Aer Lingus from the perspective of both its value and potent(...)

Aer Lingus and Ryanair are both aiming to take advantage of the low oil prices to lock in fuel costs into 2016 and beyond. Photo: PA

Global airlines, looking to lock in huge savings, are preparing to hedge more jet fuel to fix prices as they bet a slide in crude oil to six-year lows(...)

 Michael O’Leary, chief exepective of Irish low-cost airline Ryanair, speaks at a press conference at Hahn Airport in Lautzenhausen, Germany. Photograph: Thomas Frey/EPA

Ryanair expects a ruling shortly on its challenge to a UK regulator’s attempts to force it to cut its stake in Aer Lingus to 5 per cent from 29.8 per (...)

 Aer Lingus: Back in 2006, Aer Lingus floated at €2.20. It immediately jumped to €2.40 and actually managed to trade as high as €3.27 in March 2007.   Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

I may want to sell some Aer Lingus shares that I have had for a long time. How do I do that?Mr DC, email Aer Lingus is certainly in the news right now(...)