Etihad Airways made a net profit of $73 million in 2014, up from $48 million a year earlier. Photograph Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Etihad Airways reported a 52 per cent rise in annual profit on higher passenger numbers and increased revenue from cargo and partner airlines. The ai(...)

Extra winter seats at Aer Lingus The winter timetable from Aer Lingus will have an extra 275,000 seats on sale, including 75,000 extra seats on Transa(...)

Aer Lingus: the airline  cut the number of seats available on all its services by 6.6 per cent in April, which a spokesman said was one of the traditionally slower months for travel and was designed to preserve profitability. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Aer Lingus will boost capacity on its services from this month after suffering a 41,000 fall in passenger numbers in April. The airline has released (...)

Belfast International Airport  is suing Aer Lingus for £20 million in damages over the airline’s switch to George Best Belfast City Airport in 2012  Photograph: Bloomberg

Aer Lingus lost up to €44 million from having a base at Belfast International Airport, its boss told the Belfast High Court on Thursday.BIA (Aldergrov(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said there are a variety of views in Government in relation to the State’s stake in Aer Lingus. Photograph: PA

There is no Government consensus on the sale of the State’s stake in Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group (IAG), Minister for Transport Pasch(...)

London 1% hotel tax proposed There is consternation in London as the frontrunner for the next mayor, Tessa Jowell, is proposing a hotel levy of 1 per (...)

Aer Lingus does the business Aer Lingus is halfway through the upgrade of its business class cabins, with four of the eight A330s fitted out with the (...)

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 (...)